Meet Our Counselors & Staff
Helping you Heal, Restore Balance to your life and find Joy by using your Faith and Values.
Are you worried about asking a stranger for help? Well don’t be. It’s no mistake that you’re here today. We know sometimes it can be scary, but that’s why we're here. To offer you support and help when you need it most. Being in crisis can be overwhelming, whether it's your marriage, your kids, you job, your relationships. You can feel lost and alone, with no one who understands how your faith impacts your life. But you're not. We share your values, your faith and desire to see how your spiritual life applies to your situation. We are here to listen to you, without judging you, or your situation. To offer care, concern and empathy for you and your relationships. We are not here to “fix” you or tell you what you need to do. We are simply here to help you figure things out and, if appropriate, offer advice, or an alternative opinion. We are all active in our communities, our churches and faith! Let us help you to successfully travel through this current storm. We believe your life can get better with faith and support. We are not affiliated with any particular religious group or denomination. We are not here to preach or convert anyone. You don’t have to be a Christian to receive services and you don’t have to become a Christian to benefit from services offered. You’re here because you want counseling that combines your spiritual values and therapy to bring comfort, healing, and restoration to your life so Let's TALK!! Call today:
(760) 490-0109 for your free 15 minute, confidential consultation. Or email us Info@HdChristiancounseling.com
Nyshia Johnson, LCSW, CAMF
My goal is to provide you with comfort, hope and healing in times of confusion and pain. I am committed to helping you, your relationship, your marriage and your family, in your time of need by bringing you to a place of peace and understanding. I have over 14 years experience and I specialize in improving relationships, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, PTSD/Trauma and depression. I am a Certified Anger Management Facilitator, Symbis Assessment Premarital Counseling Facilitator and Parenting Instructor. I understand medication management and have worked for years with both psychiatrists and physicians. I can assist you with understanding your emotions, communicating with others and learning positive coping skills that can help you either avoid, decrease or eliminate the need for psychotropic medication. I have the expertise to support you and the ability to teach you the skills you need to grow to the person you desire to be. I am also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Education: Master of Social Work, California State Long Beach: May 2006
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, UC Riverside: December 2000
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, California: October 2011
Felisha Cullum, Associate MFT
I’ve always been passionate about being an example of God’s love to others and working as a Marriage Family Therapist Associate has given me the chance to do this through listening and supporting people as they work through their struggles and reach their goals. I specialize in play and creative arts therapies and my primary focus is helping children, teens, and families by using play therapy, family counseling, and parent training. I’ve tailored my training and experience to help people grow in creativity, character, and confidence. Before I was a play therapist, I worked with children and teens in a variety of settings including hospitals, schools, and those involved with Children and Family Services. I am an active member of the Association for Play Therapy and enjoy teaching graduate students through Loma Linda University’s Play Therapy Certificate Program.
Education: Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from George Fox University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Point Loma Nazarene University.
Licensure/Registration: Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist AMFT # 80753
Ally Jefferson, Support LIAISON, Program Administrator
My greatest passion is bringing emotional and spiritual healing to people who have been through traumatic and stressful events in their lives, be it past, or present. My desire is to help you to find a healthy vision and perception of yourself. I am here to stand beside you and assist you with confirming who you are in Christ. I believe that when the process of inner healing starts our relationships with others, and ourselves, will experience the restoration and peace that God wants us all to receive. I have worked in the field of social services for many years, including Riverside County Office of Education Department of Children and Family Services for 10 years. I have served in full-time ministry for the last 9 years in various areas. Mainly focusing on the personal inner healing of individuals. I have a wonderful husband to whom I have been married to for the last 20 years. I am a mother of two adult daughters, and Nana to a little boy who has stolen my heart.
Training: I currently receive training and education through the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Dr. Jeffrey Leach, Pastor, Counseling Minister
My passion is bringing the healing and restoration of God into your life, your family and your situation. I do this by offering a comforting & reassuring environment, as well as, embracing you as a whole person. I am able to identify spiritual needs of my clients and help them discover the source(s) of their hurt, pain and confusion. I gently work with you to address these issues, as well as provide practical tools, so that you can begin the road to healing and enjoying your life. My sensible, scriptural approach to avoiding and managing such problems and pitfalls delivers practical, usable tools in to the hands of the Christian community.
I provide Pastoral and Spiritual counseling to Christian individuals, families, couples and children with my one desire being to help you through this season of difficulty that you are in. My services at HDCFC are not affiliated with any church to provide you with the utmost privacy and support. I have decades of experience as a Christian school teacher and administrator, pastor, Christian counselor and CEO of a Christian food bank, which gives me a unique perspective on the variety and complexity of the challenges facing today's Christian. My work in ministry has brought comfort and encouragement to the body of Christ. I have traveled to 16 countries and across the United States conducting seminars on Inner Healing, Deliverance, Healing from Pre-Birth Trauma and Spiritual Burn Out. Operating in the apostolic and prophetic through the power of Jesus Christ. All that I do is based on scripture and biblical truth.