Dr. John Thorington


John Thorington

Dr. John Thorington is a licensed professional counselor. He is also certified as a Sexual Recovery Therapist by the American Association of Sex Addiction Therapy and holds four degrees—a BA in Religion and Psychology, a Master of Divinity, a Doctor of Ministry degree, and MA in Community Counseling. John works as a pastoral counselor at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, CO, and has 29 years of experience as a pastor in the local church and is able to offer confidential, specialized help for pastors.

Lisa Leahy, M.A., LPCC


Lisa Leahy

Lisa Leahey, MA, LPCC, NCC, received her M.A. degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary with honors, after many years as a manager for the Walt Disney Company and later as an airfreight sales executive.  While taking time off to raise her three children, and throughout her life, she has worked on a church staff and in various volunteer positions as a Children’s Ministry Program Director, women’s ministry counselor, and public speaker on various issues relating to counseling and family life.

Patrick Hill, M.A., LPC


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Patrick was called into ministry in 1996, just 3 years after giving his heart to Jesus. He and his wife, Jennifer, moved to Colorado Springs, CO, soon after to attend Nazarene Bible College. He then went on to Colorado Christian University to pursue a Master’s degree in counseling. Since 1993, Patrick has served the church in various ministry roles, but his heart has always been in caring for and shepherding the people God has allowed him to serve.

Laura Williams

Partner Coach

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Laura works in close association with Restoring Hearts Counseling. She is our primary referral source for women.