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, lesbianism, pornography and sexual compulsivity, 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.
Andria Sigler Smalz
16746 Lakeshore Dr., Suite B/C
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530