​Our Counsellors

  • Glen Slingerland, Biblical Counselling Coordinator

    Glen has a Bachelor of Education from Brock University and a Master of Arts in Biblical Counselling from Westminster Theological Seminary. While in Philadelphia, he completed a two-year internship with Harvest USA. Glen works full time at Elisha House counselling individuals, couples and families, as well supervising the biblical counselling team and coordinating this aspect of the ministry. He has also facilitated a number of bibli...
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  • Gail DeGiovanni, Biblical Healing Group Coordinator

    Gail graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and minors in English and Elementary Education. She taught elementary school for thirteen years before she moved with her family to Ontario when her husband took a call to pastor here. She is completing her counselling certificates through CCEF’s Distance Education program. Gail leads a How People Change small group in her church and has a heart for ...
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  • Scott Knoechel

    Scott received his BA in Liberal Arts at Trinity University, and his MA in Biblical Counseling from Master’s College. After being called to work at Elisha House, Scott moved to Canada from the suburbs of Chicago with his wife and two of his children. Scott has a passion for presenting the Word of God in a practical applicable way. For over 17 years Scott has taught classes and seminars, and has counseled men and coupl...
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  • Rhonda Wiersma, Biblical Counsellor

    Rhonda graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary (Glenside, Pennsylvania) with a Master of Arts in Biblical Counselling and holds a degree in child and youth care from Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta. She completed the counselling internship at the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. Rhonda works 4 days per week at Elisha House counselling individuals and couples as well as facilitating biblical heal...
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  • Allison Marr - Biblical Counsellor

    Allison has completed her 3 levels of counselling certificates through the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. She is a youth leader and life group leader in her church, and has also taught youth Sunday School. She and her husband are a deacon couple there as well. Allison counsels and co-facilitates biblical healing groups at Elisha House 3 days per week. More information? Interested in more information on our counsel...
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  • Lynn Murray, Biblical Counsellor

    Lynn has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from McMaster University, along with a diploma in addictions counselling. She has also completed a number of counselling courses through CCEF’s distance education program. Lynn worked for 4 years at Hannah House in Niagara Falls as a client support worker. She counsels at Elisha House 2.5 days per week, and also works part-time at the Ellen Osler Home in Hamilton, which is a half-way...
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