Professional Counseling

The desire of Lifespring Counseling is to release the compassion and wisdom of the Father heart of God into our life circumstances. We have a variety of counselors and therapists with differing specialties which include personal, marriage and family, and youth, ages 12+.  Day and evening hours are available Monday through Friday.  
For more information, please call the church office at 717-354-5394 or fill out this form and someone from the Lifespring office will contact you within several business days.
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Financial assistance is available on an individual basis.

For Lancaster County Emergency Crisis Intervention, please call 717-394-2631.



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Ben Dodd

M.A., NCP, LPC Counselor


Benjamin S. Dodd holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Eastern University, St. Davids, PA. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania and a Nationally Certified Psychologist. He specializes in counseling teens, married couples, and those struggling with depression, anxiety, and sexual addictions. Ben has been married to Marcia for over 20 years and has two beautiful children Silas and Sophia. He is a member of the following professional associations:  The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), and the North American Masters in Psychology (NAMP).

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Wendy King

M.A. Therapist


Wendy King is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College & Graduate School with a Bachelor of Science in Bible, and a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling. She specializes in working with women from pre-teen to adults on a variety of subjects, including anxiety, depression, identity issues, sexual brokenness, and marital hardships. Wendy and her husband, Phil, currently reside in the New Holland, PA and enjoy spending time with friends and family. 

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Jean Snyder

M.A., NCC, LPC Counselor


Jean Snyder has a Masters of Arts in Community Counseling from Regent University. She is a National Certified Counselor as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania. Jean primarily counsels older women in the areas of anxiety, depression, boundaries and balancing of life issues. In addition, she assists parents in building communication skills with their children.  Jean is passionate about group work and considers a marital counseling session to be a miniature group. Her greatest delight is to encourage spiritual growth in her clients. Jean lives with her husband Jay of 37 years in the Akron area. They have four adult children and four grandchildren.

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Betty Metzler

M.A. Therapist


Betty Metzler is a graduate of James Madison University with a Master of Arts in Counseling. Through the years she has worked with children, couples, and women. Currently she is working part time and mainly counseling with women. She and her husband are Restoring the Foundations ministers. They have three married children and two grandsons. They reside at Calvary Homes in Lancaster.

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Grace Martin

M.A. Therapist


Grace Martin is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College & Graduate School with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling. She specializes in helping women from pre-teen to adults with depression, anxiety, identity issues, and life adjustments, and in addition women who are experiencing marital struggles. Grace is passionate about coming alongside clients, supporting them, seeing them grow, and has a heart for them to know who they are in Christ. She desires to provide professional, clinical services from a faith-based perspective. Grace resides in the Bowmansville area with her husband, Darrick.

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Daniel Jensen

Doctoral Candidate, M.A., LPC Counselor


Daniel Jensen is a graduate from Lancaster Bible College & Graduate School with a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. Daniel is a licensed professional counselor specializing in helping adolescents and young adults with depression, anxiety, compulsive behaviors, and challenges with life adjustments. Daniel also specializes in marriage counseling and bringing families together through positive and nurturing relationships. Daniel is passionate about seeing children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families thrive in every season of life. Daniel desires to come alongside and support people in any and every situation by providing professional, clinical counseling services from a faith-based perspective.

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Candace Gudgeon

M.S. Therapist


Candace Gudgeon obtained her Masters of Science in Counseling from Cairn University. Candace specializes in working with those struggling from anxiety and depression as well as life adjustments and relationship issues. She has a heart for helping women reach their God-given protentional in their spiritual, relational, and personal lives. Candace is honored to work in a safe place where people can process the pain of their lives and receive healing through faith-based counseling that meets them where they are in their journey with Christ. 

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Tom Wolff

M.A. Therapist


Tom is a graduate of Philadelphia Biblical University (now Cairn University) with a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and a minor in Leadership. He completed his M.A. in Counseling at Biblical Theological University (now Missio Seminary). He is still recovering from the fact that every school he attended changed its name after he left. He and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 46 years and reside in Thornton, PA. Tom has a passion to see marriages restored and to help men find freedom and transformation through the power of Christ. He has had a private practice for twelve years and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

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