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The Renew Summit

Disclosure, Separation & Divorce Recovery

  • Get 24/7 access to 60+ hours of faith-based advice from 51 experts in our critically-acclaimed previously held 10-day virtual summit.
  • Ideal for men and women dealing with disclosure, separation, or divorce recovery, an All-Access Pass is also a great resource for counselors, mentors, and coaches.
  • Collectively, our experts have 800+ years of personal recovery experience and 1,200+ years of recovery ministry experience.
  • Whether you choose to stay or go, our goal is to educate, encourage, and support you while you’re on this healing journey. We’re here to help.

There was a lot of healing that took place in my heart while listening to all of these stories because it validated my own experiences and how they impacted me and what I have been trying to help my husband understand but he couldn't.

S.L.Betrayed partner

There is absolutely no doubt in our mind that everyone should buy an All-Access Pass to any of your Summits when available. Now we have all of the material forever, review what we need, digest what we can and put it all to good use in our recovery.

L.G. & L.G.Sexual struggler and betrayed partner

I am so thankful for you both and very encouraged by you all. I'm still sober and have now reached 205 days which is unbelievable. Much of which I attribute to your virtual summits.

J.O.Sexual struggler

Day one was great! Looking forward to this supper lineup of 40 top Christian experts on breaking free from the sin we're dealing with. The interviews with Stephen Arterburn (New Life Ministries) and Nate Larkin (Samson Society) are worth more than the price of an All-Access Pass.

G.F.Sexual struggler

I feel like this summit was so informative and soothing at the same time. It was the immersion in the truth that I needed. It validated me in my grief, hurt, and pain.

C.K.Betrayed partner

Renew Summit Topics

Gain expert insights and wisdom on these key topics
The Journey Ahead
Managing Your Emotions
Therapeutic Disclosure
Separation & Reconciliation
Dealing with Grief
Financial & Legal Concerns
Navigating Relationships
Singleness & Starting Over
Children & Blended Families
Finding Hope & Renewal
Sexual Addiction
Betrayal Trauma

Summit Interviews

Day 1

Your Suffering is Not Meaningless - Vaneetha Risner
The Essential Guide to Full Disclosure - Dan Drake & Dr. Janice Caudill
Healing from the Pain of Separation & Divorce - Steve Grissom
Q & A with Dr. Sheri & Kyle Keffer

Day 2

Finding Your Biblically-Informed Pathway to Healing - Omar King
Approaching Disclosure & Separation from a Therapeutic Mindset - Hope Ray
Moving Beyond Grief to Hope & Renewal - Gaelyn Rae Emerson
How to Build a Blended & Blessed Family - Ron Deal
Q & A with Steve Arterburn & Becky Brown

Day 3

Managing Emotions & Grief on the Road to Recovery & Healing - Marnie Ferree
Surviving Divorce & Starting Over as a Recovering Sex Addict - Rick Quatro
Why it Takes Two to Heal a Marriage - Ella Hutchinson
Understanding the Legal Landscape of Separation & Divorce - Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett
Q & A with Jay & Lori Pyatt

Day 4

Turning the Ashes of Devastation into a Life You Love - Kathy & Conrad Reynolds
Taking the Hero's Journey Through Recovery - Laurie Hall
Building Your Roadmap for Full Disclosure - Dr. Fran Hopwood & Richard Butler
When Will My Life Not Suck? - Ramon Presson
Q & A - Greg Bruce

Day 5

How to Process Loss & Grief in a Blended Family - Sherri Payne
Understanding Biblical Reconciliation Through Meditation - Bill Freeman
How to Take Your Life Back After Betrayal, Separation, or Divorce - Angie Andrew
Domestic Abuse & Violence: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You - Joy Forrest
Our Marriage & Divorce Didn't Work Out - Tray & Melody Lovvorn
Q & A - Dr. Jake Porter

Day 6

Applying Life's Lessons on the Road to Redemption - Sheila Gilmore
Collaborative Separation and the Redemptive Divorce - Mark Gaither
Improving the Process of Disclosure and Separation - Lori Pyatt
Discovering the Essentials of Well-Blended Families - Steve Arterburn

Day 7

Transitioning from Crisis to Catharsis to Connection - Valerie Malicki
How to Survive a Hard Road to Redemption - Greg Bruce
Riding Out the Waves of Emotional Turmoil & Uncertainty - Mary Whitman-Ortiz
Reflections of a Smart Stepmom - Laura Petherbridge

Day 8

Helping People Who Are Trapped in Addiction - Arthur Nisly
Facing Divorce & Starting Over After 50 - Patti Grzybowski
Learning How to Be Authentic and Vulnerable - Jay Pyatt
How to Find Joy After Betrayal & Divorce - Marsha Means
Q & A with Marnie Ferree

Day 9

How to Embrace Recovery After a Painful Past - Greg Johnson
Moving from Shattered Dreams to a Life Redeemed - Karen & John Rellos
From Missionary to Mentor on the Road to Restoration - Nate Jaime
Dealing with Divorce as a Family Member - Elizabeth Oates
Therapeutic Disclosure Best Practices for a Stronger Marriage - Dr. Sheri & Kyle Keffer

Day 10

Broken & Healed in Life After Divorce - Laura Jenkins
The Power of Reconciled Relationships - Connie & Bob Spiegel
Redeemed From the Wreckage of Sex Addiction, Separation & Divorce - Dan Andrew
How to Flourish While Facing Insurmountable Odds - Georgia Shaffer
Lifetime Achievement Award - Steve & Cheryl Grissom

There is absolutely no doubt in our minds that everyone should buy an All-Access Pass to any of your Summits when available. Now we have all of the material forever, review what we need, digest what we can, and put it all to good use in our healing and recovery journeys.

Larry & LindaAttendees of multiple summits

Meet Our Experts

We interviewed 51 experts in disclosure, separation, and divorce recovery for the Renew Summit. Many are also experts in faith-based partner support and recovery from sexual addiction or betrayal trauma. Click on any image below to learn more about them.

Steve Grissom

CEO, DivorceCare

Steve and his wife Cheryl founded Church Initiative in 1993. The ministry helps churches start effective support group ministries including DivorceCare and GriefShare. They live in North Carolina, surrounded by family, including six grandchildren.

Ron Deal, LMFT, LPC

Director, FamilyLife Blended

Ron Deal is a leading blended family author, speaker, and therapist. His bestselling books include Building Love Together in Blended Families with Dr. Gary Chapman, Dating and the Single Parent, and Preparing to Blend; his popular podcast is FamilyLife Blended. His work has been referenced by the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,, and USA Today.

Dr. Sheri Keffer, CSAT, CPTT-S, CCPS

Marriage & Family Therapist

Dr. Sheri Keffer is the cohost of the nationally syndicated talk show New Life Live!, with an audience of more than two million people each week on 150 stations nationwide. For nearly twenty years, Dr. Sheri has been in private practice as a marriage and family therapist. Through her own personal story of recovery, Dr. Sheri understands the impact of sexual betrayal and is trained as a Certified Clinical Partner Specialist (CCPS) and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). With a passion for healing trauma she brings new tools and a fresh look at what’s needed not only to heal but heal well. Dr. Sheri commonly uses brain SPECT imaging, Brainwave Optimization and EMDR to treat depression, addictions, anxiety, loss and self-image issues caused by Post traumatic Stress.
She is the author of her new book Intimate Deception – Healing the Wounds of Sexual Betrayal and is a regular host for the Blog talk show Betrayal Recovery Radio ( Dr. Sheri enjoys the beach, reading, mountain biking, hiking, camping and big game sport fishing, including a 150-pound marlin she caught that hangs on her wall.

Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett, Esq

Marital & Family Law attorney

Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett is the founder and shareholder of Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group, a faith based marital and family law firm. She is passionate about giving families the hope and encouragement they need when facing the dark path of divorce.

Marnie Feree, LMAT, CSAT

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

Marnie founded and directs Bethesda Workshops, a short-term intensive treatment program for sex addicts, partners of sex addicts, couples, and teens struggling with problematic sexual behavior. She speaks and writes passionately about God’s redemption in everyday life.

Laurie Hall, RScP, CPC, PSAP


Laurie is the President of the Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists. Founded by pioneers of the trauma approach for treating partners, APSATS trains and certifies Partner Specialists and advocates for the recovery and treatment needs of Partners of Sex Addicts.

Ella Hutchinson, LPC-S, CSAT, CCPS, CCSAS

Licensed Professional Counselor

Ella is the co-founder of Comfort Christian Counseling in Houston, TX. She is passionate about helping partners of sex addicts and advocating for them to find healing in their own way, in their own time. Ella and her husband, Jeff, draw from their redemptive story of sex addiction and betrayal trauma, as well as professional training, to guide couples from around the world toward restoration (if that is what is in their best interest), facilitating three-day intensive programs which include a full therapeutic disclosure and polygraph. While marriage restoration can be a beautiful thing, empowering wives to follow God’s will for them, whether it be reconciliation or not, is Ella’s number one priority.

Vaneetha Risner

Author & Speaker

Vaneetha Risner has written a memoir: Walking Through Fire: A Memoir of Loss and Redemption and a devotional: The Scars That Have Shaped Me. She also writes for Desiring God about suffering and God's extravagant grace.

Omar King, MDiv

Pastoral Counselor

Omar is a staff counselor at Bridgehaven Counseling Associates, a parachurch ministry offering biblically-based and clinically informed counseling on a donation basis. Omar is also serves on the board for Called to Peace Ministries, a ministry dedicated to helping survivors in domestic violent relationships and marriages and equipping the Church to understand domestic violence and protect victims. Omar is passionate about caring for individuals and couples in troubled relationships.

Mark Gaither, ThM., D.Min

Development Director

Mark is the author of Redemptive Divorce, which offers practical guidance for the suffering partner, real accountability for his or her wayward, unrepentant spouse, and the best catalyst for the restoration of the marriage.
Mark has been researching and writing Christian materials for authors and ministries for years. Now he teaches pastors, Christian counselors, and Christian attorneys how to give practical guidance to people suffering in dysfunctional marriages.

Debbie Laaser, MA, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Dr. Mark and Debbie founded Faithful & True, where today, Debbie facilitates therapy groups and counsels spouses who have been relationally betrayed. She speaks at training events and workshops around the country, and is the author of Shattered Vows and co-author of Seven Desires with her late husband, Dr. Mark Laaser. Her recent research project, “Post-traumatic Growth in Relationally Betrayed Women,” was published in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.

Melody Lovvorn


With 4 kids under 6 and being blindsided by her husband’s pornography and infidelity and nothing appearing as it seemed, Melody discovered that going into and through the pain was the only way out of the pain. She reluctantly chose to embark upon a personal journey of healing and self-discovery. Melody is passionate about helping other women recover and bounce back and believes that stewarding the pain of our past breathes hope into another person's future.

Marsha Means, MA

Founder, A Circle of Joy

With 4 kids under 6 and being blindsided by her husband’s pornography and infidelity and nothing appearing as it seemed, Melody discovered that going into and through the pain was the only way out of the pain. She reluctantly chose to embark upon a personal journey of healing and self-discovery. Melody is passionate about helping other women recover and bounce back and believes that stewarding the pain of our past breathes hope into another person's future.

Hope Ray, LPC, CSAT

Intensives Specialist

Hope does 3-Day Intensives for couples ready to rehabilitate TRUST and INTIMACY after sexual betrayal and addiction. She also offers 2-Day Individual Intensives for partners desperate to heal using her specialized Complex Partner Trauma model. Hope worked with Dr. Ken Adams to develop the first comprehensive partners treatment program in Michigan. She has completed advanced training in facilitating Disclosures involving the use of polygraphs from Dr. Milton Magness. As a frequent podcast guest, Hope has opportunities to contribute to numerous podcasts such as Porn Free Radio, Thanks for Sharing, and Sex and Love Addiction 101.

Bill Freeman

Family Mediator

Through Freeman Conflict Services, Bill provides mediation and reconciliation services to help organizations and individuals resolve existing conflicts and then develop positive interpersonal relationships to deal with future issues constructively.

Dan Drake, LMFT, CSAT-S

Founder & Clinical Director of Banyan Therapy Group

Dan is a licensed therapist. He has co-authored several books, including Full Disclosure: How to Share the Truth after Sexual Betrayal and Letters from a Sex Addict: My Life Exposed. Dan is the Founder and Clinical Director of Banyan Therapy Group in Studio City, California.

Gaelyn Rae Emerson

Relational Trauma & Divorce Recovery Coach

Gaelyn Rae Emerson has dedicated her career to helping others “talk back” to relational trauma—whether or not their relationships survive. Since 2015 Gaelyn has served as a passionate advocate for women healing "alone in the aftermath" of betrayal-related divorce. She began by writing original materials and launching unique support groups exclusively for divorced, divorcing, and permanently separated partners of sex addicts. Gaelyn has coached nearly 150 women through their experience of betrayal-related divorce, making her a highly experienced and well-respected resource.

Georgia Shaffer, PCC

Psychologist & Certified Life Coach

Georgia Shaffer helps divorced Christian women ReBUILD their shattered lives, through individual and group coaching. She understands what it’s like to move from reeling to resilient after repeated repeated challenges including divorce. As the author of Coaching the Coach: Life Coaching Tips for Transforming Lives she also specializes in equipping and empowering other Christian coaches and lay leaders. Georgia has been a recipient of the American Association of Christian Counselors Award for Excellence in Christian Caregiving.

Dr. Janice Caudill, PhD, CSAT-S

Founder & Clinical Director, Intensive Recovery Healing

Janice is a Texas psychologist and founder of Intensive Recovery Healing. She specializes in treating sexual integrity issues, partner betrayal trauma, and in helping couples rebuild trust in the wake of betrayal.

Traylor Lovvorn

Founder, Route 1520

Co-founder of this faith-based initiative that develops Christ-centered content, resources, and events that provide hope and help to men and women who have been impacted by pornography, sex addiction, and infidelity.

Steve Arterburn

CEO, New Life Ministries

Steve Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and host of the # 1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show “New Life Live!” heard and watched by 3 million people each weekday on 200 radio stations nationwide and on Sirius/XM radio and on the NRB television network. Steve is host of New Life TV (, a web-based channel dedicated to transforming lives through God’s truth. Steve is the Teaching Pastor at Northview Church in Carmel, Indiana. Steve is also the founder of Women of Faith conferences attended by over 5,000,000 people. Steve is a best-selling author of books such as Every Man’s Battle, Healing Is A Choice, Toxic Faith, and his latest books, Understanding and Loving a Person with Depression, Understanding and loving a person with ADD, The Mediterranean Love Plan, Take Your Life Back, The 7-Minute Marriage Solution, The Book of Life Recovery and Is This The One?.

Dr. Ramon Presson, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Dr. Presson, marriage & family therapist for 30+ years, is the founder of The Marriage Counseling Center of Franklin outside Nashville, TN. He served as an assistant pastor and counselor to single again adults and single parents for many years before starting his therapy practice. Presson has been involved with DivorceCare since its inception in 1993.

Lori Pyatt, CPM


Lori helps women and couples through Group & Personal Mentoring. She and her husband use techniques from 25 years of research & are 90% successful in helping couples heal the relationship.

Karen Rellos, CPC, BCM, CCLC


Karen is passionate about walking alongside women impacted from sexual betrayal. She believes Hope, Healing + Restoration is totally possible with proper guidance, validation, education, resources, and support within a safe space to process the devastation and impact of betrayal trauma. Karen has been trained and certified through Karen is also trained in Intimacy Anorexia and understands the additional struggles this brings into the healing/recovery journey (after sobriety) within the marriage relationship. She facilitates women's groups walking through the pain of divorce, as well as, Pastors wives and Coaches individually.


Marriage & Family Therapist

Having spent over 20 years in high-tech sales and sales management, Kyle feels fortunate to be able to walk people through some of the most difficult times in their lives into truth and fulfillment. Drawing from personal experience and training he brings a compassionate and balanced approach.

Angie Andrew, CLM, CPM

Certified Partner Mentor

After walking this path herself, Angie is passionate about walking alongside women to equip and empower them on this journey to wholeness after betrayal trauma. Her focus includes healing and building the relationship with themselves, God and others. She works with both individuals and groups.

Elizabeth Oates


Elizabeth Oates is an author, speaker, and blogger who is passionate about building strong, Christ-centered marriages and families. She has an M.A. in Marriage and Family Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary and is currently earning her doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University. She has written three books, and when she's not writing and engaged in ministry, she enjoys spending time with her husband and five children, two of which were adopted through foster care.

Laura Petherbridge

Author, Speaker & Life Coach

Laura Petherbridge serves couples and single adults with topics on women’s issues, relationships, stepfamilies, co-parenting, single parenting, divorce prevention, and divorce recovery. She is an international speaker and author of, When “I Do” Becomes “I Don’t”— Practical Steps for Healing During Separation and Divorce, The Smart Stepmom, co-authored with stepfamily expert Ron Deal, 101 Tips for The Smart Stepmom , Quiet Moments for the Stepmom Soul - a devotional, and Seeking a Silent Night: Unwrapping a Stepfamily Christmas.

Dr. Jake Porter

Founder, Daring Ventures

Jake Porter is a Board Certified Counselor, Doerr Institute Certified Professional Coach, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator. He is also the creator of Couple–Centered Recovery, a model for treating attachment wounds of couples experiencing the trauma of betrayal.

Dr. Jake is a Level II PACT Clinician and has undergone extensive training in Emotionally Focused Therapy, an evidence–based treatment for couples who have suffered attachment injuries. He has worked with couples from around the world who have travelled to Houston for treatment of severe attachment injuries and relational trauma. Jake lives in Houston with his wife, Kristen.

Becky Brown, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Becky serves on the leadership team of New Life Ministries, which offers help and hope for people to experience transformation in their lives. Besides spending time with her family near the water, Becky is committed to helping people discover clarity and purpose for their lives.

Greg Bruce, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Greg is President and primary Mentor of CTBF, Inc. & Created To Be Free Mentoring, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We exist because we are concerned about the pandemic nature of sex and pornography addiction. Using a Biblically-based, clinically informed family systems approach we strive to offer the best, most contemporary mentoring services to all we serve.
Greg holds fast to the three “R’s”: Recovery, Restoration & Redemption. Greg is a Recovered sex addict. His marriage to Lynn has been Restored and is “thriving” and they share a Redeemed life on the Central Oregon Coast.

Sheila Gilmore, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Sheila is a betrayed partner and guides women on their own healing journey. She has experienced the pain of separation and divorce. Sheila works with women 1 on 1 and in groups to build a safe place for healing. She has been through seasons of ashes and has come out on the other side to find beauty again.

Sherri Payne, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Sherri has experienced betrayal trauma and the added effects of ministry and missions. Her desire now is to help guide women on their own journey to hope and freedom. By having walked this journey herself, Sherri brings an insight that can only come from having "been there too". She offers 1 on 1 mentoring and group sessions.

Jay Pyatt, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Using a unique approach, Jay is highly successful in helping men who long rebuild trust and live bigger lives. He's been married to Lori for 26 years and has been sober for over 10. He's an Army veteran who enjoys kayaking, cats, and pizza.

Valerie Malicki, LPCC, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Valerie is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Certified Professional Mentor with two decades experience as an educator, coach and licensed counselor culminates into being an experienced field guide, a.k.a. certified mentor. Valerie is passionate about mentoring women into Joy, Wellness and Wild Dreams.

Laura Jenkins, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Laura founded Safe Haven Mentoring after healing from the pain of betrayal trauma in her marriage. She rediscovered the person she used to be before her life was turned upside down. Let her guide you on this courageous journey of healing. She wants to hear your story and help you rediscover joy and peace in your life. It can be your story, too!

Rick Quatro, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Rick is a self-employed computer programmer serving the technical publishing community. He has 8 sons, 5 grandsons, and 1 granddaughter and lives in western New York. Rick received Jesus Christ as his Savior in 1984. He is an avid cyclist and likes to read and enjoy the outdoors. He has a passion to help others recover from addiction.

Connie Spiegal, CPC, APSATS

Certified Professional Coach

Connie is fervent about providing women a safe place to tell their stories where comfort is abundant. Her motivation stems from her personal experiences because she longed for a secure place to find answers that would heal her heart, her ruptured marriage in order to save her family. The last thing she needed, yet often experienced while battling so much turmoil after finding out her husband was a sex addict, was more shame. After many painful years, she began to heal from all the years of betrayal as her husband finally found the tools to stay sober and do the recovery work necessary to repair their relationship. Together, they discovered the value of being deeply known by each other and having an intimately connected relationship.

Bob Spiegel


Bob is a USMA at West Point graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering. He has been married to his wife Connie who works in the field of SA and Betrayal trauma. He has 3 married adult children, 5 grandchildren, with another on the way. Because of his own painful journey, he has a heart for men struggling to stay sober. He comes alongside them and teaches what he has learned so they too can live a life of freedom and restore their marital relationship.

Dan Andrew, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Separation and a possible divorce are unfortunate consequences of sexual compulsivity. Dan has attended and led men's support groups for years, mentoring many men along the way. Dan and his wife Angie work with couples on many different issues including navigating a therapeutic separation.

Arthur Nisly, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Arthur is a Certified BraveHearts, Professional Mentor. His experience demonstrates that compassionate, trained Christian mentors (even without a graphic sexual addiction story) can make it safe for struggling men to get help and guide them to freedom.

Richard Butler, CPM, CPC, NLP, PGCE

Certified Professional Mentor

Richard uses his first-hand experience of the challenges of healing from PSB, professional knowledge, and skills to support men seeking sobriety, recovery, healing, and freedom. He works with his wife, Fran Hopwood, on formal disclosures.

Mary Whitman Ortiz, MA, CLC

Certified Life Coach

Mary is the founder and CEO of Limitless Intimacy LLC, a Christian coaching practice. She is passionate about empowering healthy, Godly intimacy. As an author, speaker and coach, she helps women and couples globally and is regularly featured on TV as a relationship expert.

Dr. Fran Hopwood, APSATS-CPC

Certified Professional Mentor

Fran switched to personal coaching after walking her own healing journey from betrayal trauma. . Fran uses all her first hand knowledge of the challenges of healing from betrayal and her professional knowledge and skills within the Naked Truth Project's Wholehearted Partner Program. Fran also has her own professional coaching business (Holding Hope) to support women seeking healing, freedom and growth from the effects of problematic sexual behavior in their relationships. Fran's passion for working with women affected by infidelity stems not only from being a partner but also from her experience of divorce from two previous marriages affected by infidelity.

Nate Jaime, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Nate is a trained and certified Coach, Mentor, and founder of Thrive Mentoring. He is passionate about helping men find wholeness and breakthrough through unwanted sexual behavior.

Patti Grzybowski, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Patti is a professional mentor certified through Bravehearts. She also holds her B.S. in Education. In addition, under the pen name Haley Thompson, Patti authored the book 'Addiction Narcissism Divorce'.

Conrad Reynolds


Conrad is part-owner of a full-service synthetic rope business in Houston, Texas. He is also in ministry with his wife, Kathy, supporting men, women, and couples who are healing from the damaging effects of pornography addiction, sexual addiction, and betrayal trauma. He is currently enrolled in Bravehearts University Mentorship program to pursue certification as a recovery mentor and plans to obtain his coaching certification later this year. He has recently partnered with Kathy’s private coaching practice, Recalibrate Coaching, to offer one-on-one and couples mentoring. Conrad’s passion for supporting others was birthed out of his own experience with sexual addiction that eventually cost him his marriage.

Kathy Reynolds, CPC

Certified Professional Coach

Kathy is a Certified Professional Coach who works with partners of sex addicts and couples. She is the Intensive Coordinator for Daring Ventures, assisting clients from all over the country in preparation for their intensive experience. She is the founder of Recalibrate Coaching and has trained under Dr. Barbara Steffens in the APSATS Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model. Kathy is skilled in facilitating support groups and supporting partners of sex addicts in preparation for therapeutic disclosures. In addition to her professional Coaching career, Kathy and her husband Conrad have a thriving ministry, Recalibrate Recovery, supporting men, women, and couples healing from the damaging effects of pornography addiction, sexual addiction, and betrayal trauma.

John Rellos, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

John works with men in recovery who struggle with internal intimacy barriers.

Through Christ’s strength and John’s authentic love for his brothers, he seeks to ignite a power from the inside out, to move toward their wife's hearts, establishing safety, connection, and emotional intimacy after betrayal trauma. John has a unique perspective as a prodigal, who’s come home. Together, John and Karen work passionately with couples on the road toward healing and redemption.

Greg Johnson, CPM

Certified Professional Mentor

Greg is an avid golfer and experienced engineer, and he founded Red Sea Mentoring in 2018 with a vision of a powerful and redeemed life for every Christian man stuck in sexual addiction. He loves his wife Shawnte, son Logan, daughter Ellie Jean, and his pets.

Joy Forrest

Executive Director, Called to Peace Ministries

Joy has been an advocate for victims of domestic violence since 1997 and is the author of Called to Peace: A Survivor’s Guide to Finding Peace and Healing After Domestic Abuse and the Called to Peace Companion Workbook. She holds an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and held the position of Community Educator for Safe Space Domestic Violence Services in Louisburg, NC from 2000-2001. She has served as a biblical counselor in church settings and private practice since 2005. Her own experiences as a former victim of domestic abuse, along with her involvement with Safe Space and church counseling, caused her to see a major need for churches to become better equipped to help families affected by DV. In January 2015, she helped establish Called to Peace to promote domestic violence awareness, particularly within the faith community. Joy is also a Certified Advocate with the NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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