Journey Christian Ministries

 

Pastoral Counselors

Andria L. Sigler-Smalz is the founder and director of Journey Christian Ministries. She is a Clinical Pastoral Counselor specializing in assisting Christians who experience a contradiction between their life behaviors and spiritual beliefs.  This includes working with individuals struggling with  homosexuality, pornography and sexual compulsivity, addiction, relationship problems, spiritual confusion, prolonged grief, and working with parents of "out of control" adolescents.  In addition, Andria provides coaching for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, including Asperger's Syndrome.

Her education includes a B.A. in Christian Counseling, a Masters of Arts in Theological Studies, and nine years training through supervision with a licensed clinical psychologist.  She is an instructor for the “Parent Project” and received specialized clinical instruction through the Parent Project program for working with parents of high risk adolescents. 

She has prior professional ministry experience as the  Associate Pastor of Counseling and Support Ministries for Hope Chapel Community Foursquare Church, and various lay ministry positions including leading worship, youth ministry, teaching and evangelism. 

Andria has taught extensively at seminars and conferences including Exodus International,  Christian Association for Psychological Studies, and the San Diego Trauma and Sexuality Conference.  She has been interviewed on radio, national television, and has been published for an article written on the treatment of homosexuality.

Andria is an ordained minister with the Vision International Network. She holds counseling certification through the International Association of Christian Counseling Professionals, a private credentialing agency providing standards and accountability for Pastoral Counselors.

Call (951) 545-1932


 

Daniel Britton is a Pastoral Counselor Intern at the Lake Elsinore office for Journey Christian Ministries.  He holds a B.A. from California Baptist University in Christian Studies with an emphasis in youth ministry.

Daniel has worked as a youth pastor in the Temecula valley since 2000 both at Rancho Community Church and at Life Church. Throughout his years of ministry, he has preached and led Bible Studies, discipled students, and encouraged students to live out their faith. He has also counseled students who have dealt with the following: parents divorcing, abandonment by a parent, death of a family member, low self-esteem, and rebellious behavior.

Daniel's experience also includes his work in a group home for adolescents on probation for committing sexual offenses. In that role he helped residents with issues related to sexual and physical abuse, substance abuse and addiction, homosexuality, guilt, abandonment, and family problems.

Call (951) 704-2978  or email:
pcdlbjcm@gmail.com

 

Board of Directors

  • Andria Sigler-Smalz, M.A.
  • Cameron Lemons, M.Div.
  • Tim Sigler-Smalz, B.S.
  • Jamal Scarlett, M.Div.
  • Sonia Balcer, Ph.D.