Who We Are


DR. BILL EVERHART, D.Min., M.A., LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and ordained Presbyterian minister (PCUSA), with offices in Manassas, Herndon and Springfield, VA. A member of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Bill provides counseling for individuals and couples with a variety of presenting issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, and other mood disorders. He specializes in providing spiritually sensitive psychotherapy to clients from a variety of faith traditions by offering a safe, secure and confidential relationship where healing, insight, and self-awareness can occur. Bill holds Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia, and a Masters in Counseling degree from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He may be reached at (703) 449-1944, (703) 335-6172 voice mail extension 210, or via email. Please be sure to visit Bill's website at billeverhartcounseling.com and his blog at saymoreaboutthat.blogspot.com


REV. GLYNN R. FORD, has retired after serving the Northern Virginia area as a pastoral counselor for over 40 years. A valued and trusted colleague, he was one of the four founders of PCNV in 2002. We will miss his laughter, sage wisdom, warm support, honest challenge, and welcoming hospitality. We wish him all the best in his retirement.


REV. JUDY HALL, MSW, LCSW, is a former social worker and social work supervisor in Fairfax County School System's special education programs. In addition to completing her Master's degree in social work at Catholic University of America and a certification program in pastoral psychotherapy at Pastoral Counseling and Consultation Centers of Greater Washington, she has extensive specialized training in marital, family, and child therapy. She is currently a student at Wesley Theological Seminary. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia, Judy is experienced in working with individuals, couples, families and children. Her work with people is grounded in her respect for the resilience and the strengths that individuals and families bring to the process of change and reconciliation. Judy works at PCNV's centers in McLean and Springfield. She can be reached at (703) 449-1944, (703) 335-6172 voice mail extension 625, or via email.


DR. GARY L. HULME, DMin is a United Methodist minister and a long time resident of Manassas. Gary holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy from Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk Virginia, as well as a Master of Divinity degree and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. He is also a graduate of the Institute for Pastoral Psychotherapy. In addition to being certified as a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Gary is also a Board Certified Professional Counselor by the American Board of Professional Counselors established by the American Psychotherapy Association and a member of the International Positive Psychology Association. He is also a provider with CHAMPUS/Tricare/Healthnet, the insurance provider for military dependents. He likes to work with a variety of persons and provides individual counseling and psychotherapy, marriage counseling, couples counseling, family counseling and adolescent counseling. In addition to anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, grief, abuse survivors and other mental health issues, Gary likes to work with persons around how family of origin issues impact current life systems in a way that moves toward healing, wholeness and health. He works at the Manassas Center. He can be reached at (703) 449-1944, (703) 335-6172 voice mail extension 261, or via email.


DR. ANNE MARTIN, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and an Episcopalian. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Rice University in Houston Texas, and her post-doctoral retraining in clinical psychology from George Washington University. Anne has a strong interest in how brains work, and an even stronger interest in working in relationship with clients to help overcome obstacles to a full, productive and satisfying life. She works mainly with adult individuals and groups, and has extensive experience providing psychotherapy to people suffering from depression (unipolar and bipolar) and anxiety (including post-traumatic stress and panic), along with addictions and chronic illnesses such as diabetes and HIV. Anne is also trained as a facilitator of psycho-educational groups that incorporate Dr. Brené Brown’s research on shame, vulnerability and courage. She serves on the Diocese of Virginia Commission for the Prevention of Sexual Misconduct, and co-facilitates workshops on preventing child sexual abuse and adult sexual misconduct. Anne works at the McLean and Vienna Centers, and can be reached at (703) 449-1944, (703) 335-6172 voice Mail Extension 220, or via email.


REV. CARL RIPLEY, M.Div., M.S., C.A.S., L.P.C., is a former teacher and coach, long time United Methodist minister, spiritual director, and pastoral counselor. Carl earned his Master of Divinity degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C., his Master of Science, and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Pastoral Counseling and Psychology from Loyola of Maryland. He did his clinical intern and residency work at the Springfield Site of Fairfax County's Outpatient Mental Health Services and The St. Charles Borremeo Pastoral Counseling Services in Arlington, Virginia. In addition to his clinical work Carl has also completed two post-graduate spiritual guidance programs including The Shalem Institute of Spiritual Formation. Carl works with a variety of persons - individuals, couples, families and adolescents over a broad range of issues such as anxiety, panic, depression, addictions, obsessions, compulsions, grief, loss, bereavement, marriage, divorce, guilt, shame, abuse, post traumatic stress, meaning, identity, sexuality, life adjustments and transitions, etc. Along with his skill in both analytical and Jungian orientations to therapy and dream analysis, he employs a wide variety of therapeutic orientations. In the tradition of all wounded healers, he sees the religious task and the healing task as essentially analogous: to help persons become free from the things that inhibit growth and development in order to facilitate the spiritual journey of the soul. Carl, a licensed professional counselor, works at the Centers in Springfield and Manassas as well as the satellite site in Arlington. He can be reached at (703) 449-1944, (703) 335-6172 voice mail extension 222, or via email.


REV. JAMES M. TRUXELL, MDiv has been a full time pastoral counselor in Northern Virginia since 1976. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, Wesley Theological Seminary, and the Institute for Pastoral Psychotherapy, he is a United Methodist minister, a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and is a member of the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists. Jim seeks to respond to the task at hand, employing a variety of therapeutic methods (including, most recently, Emotional Freedom Techniques or EFT). He takes seriously the impact of early life experiences, as well as the necessity of making changes in the here and now. He provides individual counseling and psychotherapy, marriage counseling, and couples counseling. He sees persons dealing with a variety of presenting problems including mood disorders, grief, stress, and survivors of abuse. He is a provider with CHAMPUS/Tricare/Healthnet, the insurance provider for military dependents. Jim works at our McLean and Fairfax centers. He can be reached at (703) 449-1944, or (703) 335-6172, voice mail extension 280.


REV. ROBERT D. WHITTEN, Ph.D., has served in Springfield, VA as pastor of a congregation and as pastoral counselor since 1964. He received his formal education at Baylor University (BA cum laude) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (B.D., Ph.D.) and has done extensive post-doctoral work in family systems and psychotherapy. He works with families, individual and groups, with a specialty in Imago Relationship Therapy for couples. Bob leads seminars on team building and improving relationships using the Thomas Concept, and is a skilled consultant to ministers and congregations in addition to his work as a pastoral counselor. He is a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. Bob works at our centers in Springfield and McLean. He can be reached at (703) 449-1944, (703) 335-6172 voice Mail Extension 283, or via email.