WELS/ELS Christian Therapist Network
WELS Mental Health Brochures
The WELS/ELS Christian Therapist Network is envisioned as an association of therapists who are members of congregations belonging to the
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
(WELS) or the
Evangelical Lutheran Synod
What is the purpose of the WELS/ELS Christian Therapist Network?
to provide a network for professionally trained therapists in fellowship with the WELS or ELS,
to encourage continued growth in the Word of God,
to enhance the delivery of quality, Bible-based, Christ-centered therapy to members of the WELS and ELS,
to enhance the delivery of quality evidenced-based therapy to members of the WELS and ELS,
to provide a nationwide referral source for congregations and called workers of the WELS or ELS, and
to assist individuals to find professionally trained, Christian therapists in their local area.
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What are the objectives of the network?
promote opportunities for personal growth in the Word of God,
develop programs for referral,
assist WELS/ELS called workers to network with mental health professionals,
develop and promote professional continuing education in biblical counseling, and
develop a structure to encourage each other in our service and ministry to God’s people in need.
What tactics will be used to facilitate the network?
publish a list of all therapist members,
organize a yearly convention,
offer a curriculum of courses in biblical counseling through Martin Luther College for CEUs entitled
Acting on Hope,
become a clearinghouse of resources,
provide biblical devotional material for personal growth of member therapists, and
provide confidential means for member therapists to encourage and consult with each other.
How can I get more information?
For more information about the WELS/ELS Christian Therapist Network,
please click here to download the application
or contact Alan Siggelkow at
To learn more about the CEU online course
Acting on Hope,
or register for it,
please click here.