Live Again Expert Bios

Dr. Tim Alan Gardner

Dr. Tim Alan Gardner has been diligently working to help people live better, healthier, and happier lives for over thirty years. His passion is to teach people to experience all of life to the fullest. He is Director of Life Skills Counseling Center, CEO & President of Marriage Ministries, Inc., Dallas, TX.

His extensive areas of service include the following: a Keynote Speaker, Associate Research Fellow in Family at Sagamore Institute, Founding director of The Cabin Counseling Center, Graduate counseling faculty member at two universities, Founder/Director of Relational Intelligence, LLC, Founder/Director of The Marriage Institute, LLC, and Counselor-on-call for several organizations.

He has written the book, Sacred Sex, which addresses God’s design for sexuality.

Dr. Catherine Hart Weber

Dr. Catherine Hart Weber, Director at Hart Institute, Pasadena, CA has, over the years, researched and written on the subject of living well in life and relationships. In addition to appearing in media, she has authored many practical resources to help women flourish in life. They include: Secrets of Eve: Understanding the Mystery of Female Sexuality and A Woman’s Guide to Overcoming Depression.

She has her PhD in Marriage and Family Counseling and an MA in Theology both from Fuller theological Seminary. Additionally, she has enriched women’s lives by providing the following: professional counseling, individual life coaching, individual and group spiritual direction, growth groups and retreats for women and advanced training for counselors and coaches.

Leslie Vernick

Leslie Vernick, is a licensed counselor and clinical social worker (DCSW, ACSW, LSW) who has her own private practice in Allentown, PA. She received her master's degree from the University of Illinois and is an adjunct professor at Philadelphia Biblical University.

Her experience of over 25 years in helping individuals, couples, and families enrich their lives with her biblical world view includes the following: national and international speaker for women’s groups, couples retreats and professional seminars, author, licensed clinical social worker, consultant and relationship coach with an expertise on the subjects that include personal and spiritual growth, marriage improvement, conflict resolution, depression, destructive relationships and domestic violence.

Included in the list of resources she has authored is the following:

  • The TRUTH Principle: A Life-Changing Model for Growth and Spiritual Renewal
  • Lord, I Just Want to be Happy
  • Defeating Depression: Real Hope for Life-Changing Wholeness
  • How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong
  • How to Find Selfless Joy in a Me-First World
  • How to Live Right When your Life Goes Wrong
  • The Emotionally Destructive Marriage: How to Find Your Voice and Reclaim Your Hope
Dale Dunnewold

Dale Dunnewold, the President of Grace Ministries Tennessee in Nashville, TN, has counseled hundreds of women for over 15 years, guiding them on the path from shame and guilt to joy and confidence in the Lord. His heart is to see lives restored and healed in all aspects, and brought to an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.

Paige Corley Henderson

Paige Corley Henderson, is co-founder of Fellowship of the Sword Ministries with her husband, which provides a spiritual experience called HeartQuest for women. She is a leader to leaders and is a sought- after speaker and teacher, nationally and internationally, whose passion is to unlock spiritual passion in the hearts of other women.

“I would say Paige's ability to communicate in such a real, powerful, yet transforming way, has made the greatest impact on my life. She is first a woman of God, and second, a leader.” - Michelle Borquez.

Her education includes: BA English & History, Baylor University MA Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Texas @ Tyler

Georgia Shaffer

Georgia Shaffer, is a licensed counselor, an author, a certified life coach near Lancaster, PA and a popular professional speaker for women’s conferences, retreats and cancer survivor events helping women to identify: “What needs to grow? What needs to go?” in their life. She has appeared on numerous television shows which include The 700 Club and Decision Today. In addition, she was one of several renowned Christian presenters for the Extraordinary Women Bible Study DVD.

She is a charter board member of AACC’s International Christian Coaching Association. As a core part of the teaching staff on AACC’s Professional Life Coaching Training DVD series, she has shared her expertise in other AACC series such as Hope Coaching, Divorce Recovery, Caring for Teens God’s way and Conquering Cancer, which she helped produce. Her story is featured in the film Letters to God. Over twenty two years ago Georgia was given a two percent chance to be alive in 10 years after a recurrence of breast cancer.

Her books include Taking Out Your Emotional Trash, How NOT to Date a Loser, and A Gift of Mourning Glories.

Sharon Kay Ball

Sharon Kay Ball is the television host of The Other Side of the Couch and a licensed counselor in private practice in Franklin, TN. She has a private practice and also holds a part time staff counseling position at her church. She has authored the book, Divorce to Wholeness.

Sharon graduated with her bachelors of science in Criminal Justice from Grand Canyon University and received her Masters from Trevecca University in counseling.

Although she has received some of the best training in psychotherapy, she considers life experience to be the true foundation of her work. Her personal suffering and the suffering she has walked through with patients has garnered tremendous insights into dealing with the day-to-day repercussions of life tragedy and trial. Her experiences, including working on a church staff while surviving divorce and facing the daily grind of single parenting, have shaped Sharon to be one of the most sought after therapists in her community. She considers her work with people during their most vulnerable seasons of life as one of the most rewarding experiences in her life.