Rev. Phyllis Barren, MA, Ed., MS, LPC
Rev. Phyllis Barren is the Associate Pastor of Support Ministries at FUMCFW where she also serves as the minister to the Wesleyan Adventurers Senior Adult Ministry and United Methodist Women.
Phyllis received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from North Texas State University in 1986 and her master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Texas Woman’s University in 1988. Her thesis work was “A Comparative Study of Limits in Play Therapy in School and Clinical Settings.” Phyllis obtained her seminary training from Perkins School of Theology and received her master’s degree of Counseling/Psychology from Tarleton State University in May 2014. She is also trained by Dr. John Gottman as a Gottman method couples therapist.
Phyllis believes counseling provides a safe and secure place in which you explore virtually any aspect of your life. She works with children, individuals, couples, and family units.
Phyllis will tailor your sessions to meet the needs of each person. Listed here are just a few of the common issues addressed:
- Boundaries: Establishing and Development
- Communication Issues and Development
- Conflict Resolution
- Relationship issues
Contact: Rev. Phyllis Barren | firstname.lastname@example.org | 817-339-5082
Shirley J. Kalling, M.Ed., LPC
Shirley J. Kalling has been in private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor since 1994. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Rio Grande University, Ohio, and a Masters from Texas A&M University. She has experience as an elementary, secondary, and special education counselor, and facilitates grief support groups as requested through the church. She focuses on short-term counseling to address many issues clients are dealing with. She offers a wide array of counseling services including individual, family, couples, and group.
Contact: Shirley Kalling | 817-233-9072 | 817-927-4104
Judith Lester, MA, LMFT
Judith (Judy) Lester has been in private practice in the Fort Worth area since 1991. Prior to that time, she practiced in Louisville, Kentucky, from 1979 – 1990. She has a BS in Education from Mississippi College and an MA in counseling from Wake Forest University. She has been licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the Texas Board of Examiners since 1992. She provides individual, marital, and family psychotherapy in the areas of self-esteem, personal growth, midlife crisis, anxiety, depression, grief, conflict management, co-dependency, mother-daughter issues, communication skills, parenting skills, premarital issues, and separation/divorce issues.
Contact: Judith Lester | 817-408-6463
Rev. Bryan Bellamy, MS, LPC
Bryan Bellamy is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern. He has a Master of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Tarleton State University. He has worked with and facilitated groups for individuals dealing with divorce, grief, unemployment and job transitions, men’s issues, as well as those caring for loved ones. Bryan offers individual counseling and premarital counseling to adults age 18 and up.
Contact: Rev. Bryan Bellamy | 682-200-9808