- Bachelor of Arts degree in Youth and Family Ministry with a minor in Psychology from MidAmerica Nazarene University.
- Master of Arts in Counseling from MidAmerica Nazarene University,
- Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist and a Professional Counselor.
Ryan established his personal relationship with Jesus Christ in 1997, has been married since 2005, and is the father of 2 boys and 2 girls. His faith, marriage and family are the three most rewarding and fulfilling aspects of his life. As a result, he is passionate about helping others develop and maintain their own faith in God. He strives to help couples build and maintain meaningful marriages and guide spouses in discovering ways to stay positively connected with each other through the stresses of every day life. Ryan is also passionate about helping parents find support, encouragement and guidance as they navigate their parenting experiences with their children from infancy to adulthood.
Prior to joining CFCC, Ryan spent 4 years working in the field of Child Welfare as a case manager and as a family therapist to families seeking support with parenting education and child behavior management. He specializes in using a strengths based approach to guide others in how they can best use their own strengths to address presenting problems. Ryan works with individuals, couples and families and strives to build a warm, inviting, compassionate, and faith filled therapeutic experience.