Julie Smith Lowe is associate faculty at CCEF and has been counseling for over 13 years. She has a master’s degree in counseling, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is trained as a Certified Christian Conciliator, having extensive experience with foster, adoptive families and child maltreatment issues. Julie was a single mom for a season: she had two foster children that she later adopted.
Monica Kim is a counselor at the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation in Glenside, Pennsylvania. She has been counseling for over seven years and has been working in church ministry for over 16 years, teaching and counseling women, youth and families.
Linda Ranson Jacobs is a speaker and child care expert with over 30 years experience working with single parents, children and teenagers. Having been both divorced and widowed, Linda was a single mom who learned firsthand the emotional and support needs of single-parent families. Linda is the creator and developer of DivorceCare for Kids, a weekly program helping children whose parents are separated or divorced.
Dr. Laura Hendrickson is trained as a medical doctor and is a board-certified psychiatrist. She ministers as a professor of biblical counseling, an author, speaker and consultant through Gospel Balm Ministries. The single mother of an adult son who has recovered from autism, she is author of Finding Your Child’s Way on the Autism Spectrum and coauthor of When Good Kids Make Bad Choices.