Adjunct Faculty: Counseling

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Michelle L. Altringer, LPC
BA, West Chester University; MA, Biblical Theological Seminary

Michelle is a 2000 graduate of Biblical Seminary, adjunct professor, and a staff member of the counseling program department. Michelle has taught Fieldwork courses as well as Introduction to Counseling Skills and Sex Therapy. She has a heart for those that suffer with sexual difficulties in marriage. She has been counseling for over 13 years and her clients have presented with varying issues including depression, anxiety and sexual abuse.

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Jennifer Dressler, Ph.D.
M.A. in Counseling, BTS; Ph.D. in English, Lehigh U.

Jennifer offers counseling services with particular interests in grief, anxiety, infertility, cancer/chronic illness care and life transitions (aging, career change). She serves on the counseling staff at Biblical Seminary and as a counselor in her own local private practice. Her heart’s desire is to support and encourage individuals as they struggle with questions of life and faith. Jennifer enjoyed teaching writing and literature at the university level for many years, and currently welcomes the opportunity to speak and teach about ways to navigate an increasingly stressful world.

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Julie Smith-Lowe, LPC
BS, Toccoa Falls College; MA, Biblical Theological Seminary

Julie is Associate Faculty at CCEF and a Counselor with over fifteen years experience. She speaks at events regarding body image, women's issues, parenting and children, conflict resolution, and helping churches and ministries work through issues of abuse. Julie has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is pursuing certification as a Registered Play Therapist.

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Steve Smith, MA, LPC
BS, Eastern University; MA, Biblical Theological Seminary

Steve Smith is a pastoral counselor with a proficiency in marital concerns, grief and loss, church ministry issues, and vocational transition. Steve holds both a Master of Arts in Counseling degree and a Master of Arts Christian Thought degree from Biblical Seminary. He is a couples’ counselor supporting the pastoral staff at local churches, and currently volunteers as a couples’ counselor at a crisis pregnancy clinic.

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Sheila Staley, M.Ed.
Cert. Human Services, Temple Univ., Masters in Education, Antioch Univ.

Sheila R. Staley, M.Ed. has over 30 years experience counseling individuals and families. She is a clinical member of The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and a certified biblical counselor. Her areas of specialization are marriage and relationship problems, premarital counseling, single parenting, and trauma and abuse. An author and lecturer, Sheila conducts seminars and speaks nationally at women and family conferences.

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Bonnie Steich, NCC, LPC, ACS
BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, Biblical Theological Seminary

Bonnie is a 2006 graduate of Biblical Seminary (MA in Counseling) and 1990 graduate of Penn State University (BA in Psychology). She is a licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She currently works full time as the Assistant Director in the counseling department at Biblical Seminary and does counseling and supervision for Biblical’s Counseling Center.

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Dan White, LPC, CADC
BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, Biblical Theological Seminary

Dan is a licensed professional counselor with a Master's degree from Cairn University. He joined Diane Langberg & Associates, bringing twenty years of clinical experience with state certification in addiction, and extensive experience with mental health disorders. Mr. White has worked in a variety of settings, including outpatient facilities for substance abuse, and inpatient psychiatric and residential programs. His particular areas of interest include pre-marital and marital counseling, addiction, depression, and anxiety disorders.

BTS Adjunct Faculty
Jennifer Zuck, LPC
BA, East Stroudsburg University; MA, Biblical Theological Seminary

Jenn is a 2005 graduate of Biblical Seminary and has a background in working with victims of trauma and abuse. She has taught a variety of courses on counseling and criminal justice topics. Jenn specializes in diverse matters such as depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and generally difficult life problems. Her desire is to walk along side individuals struggling with the hardships life brings.

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