The Team

The Team 2017-10-28T10:48:14+00:00

Our team of counselors at Biblical Counseling of Arizona work at various churches in the valley in the biblical counseling field. Each provider offers services unique to their background, training, and experience.

Biblical Counseling of Arizona was founded with mission to assist our community, regardless of race, creed, religion or tradition, and to experience personal revival and direction through biblical counseling.

Our Adminstration

Chuck Bishop
Chuck BishopPresident
Chuck founded and has led Royal Covers of Arizona, a small construction company in Mesa since 1979. He is an elder at Redemption Church Gilbert where he has attended for 23 years. He sits on the board of Mt. Nebo Prison Ministry. He has three grown children, 3 grandchildren and has married to his wife Kathi since 1992. He enjoys seeing people’s lives changed through Jesus Christ and the power of the word of God.
Kathi Bishop
Kathi BishopVice President & Co-Founder
Kathi is co-founder of Biblical Counseling of Arizona, a non-profit counseling firm for folks that find themselves in life’s hardships. She serves as a counselor at Redemption Church, counseling staff. Kathi’s dream is to see all Arizona pastors encouraged by sending anyone needing counseling to Biblical Counseling of Arizona. She is a graduate of Arizona State University, ACBC Certified Biblical Counselor. Kathi is a conference speaker and teacher of the word. She is 56 years old with 3 grown child and 3 grandchildren and has been married to Chck since 1982.
Lisa Pearson
Lisa PearsonSecretary & Co-Founder
Lisa Pearson is co-founder of Biblical Counseling of Arizona, a non-profit counseling firm standing firm on the Bible for comfort and care. She is a retired teacher and currently doing foster care for infants. She serves at Harvest East Valley Church and volunteers on various committees for Arizona Baptist Children’s Services. In addition to walking with women during various hardships, she is receiving training to help families with traumatized children. Lisa graduated from Pacific University in Oregon with degrees Psychology and Speech/Language Pathology and received her Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Patholoc^Vrom University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. She is 52 years old, 2 grown children and has been married to Kerry for 31 years.

Counselors & Staff

Sandy Bacon
Sandy BaconCounselor
Sandra Bacon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Counseling, a Foundations Certificate from CCEF and has completed additional coursework in Marriage and Family Counseling. She and David Bacon, married since 1989, have two adult children and are members of Missio Dei Communities in Tempe where they lead biblical studies on marriage and premarital counseling. Sandy has enjoyed leading workshops, retreats, and discipleship groups for women in her desire to see women grow personally and in their relationship to the Lord.
Vicki Diemert
Vicki DiemertCounselor
Vicki Diemert has a B.S. in Family Social Science from the University of MN. She has completed all three certificates from CCEF (Christian Counseling Education Foundation) and has a Masters in Biblical Counseling from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Vicki is married to Matt and they have 4 children. They have been foster parents since 2008 and continue to have a heart for foster care and adoption. She and her family have attended Redemption Church (formerly East Valley Bible Church) since 2000.
Joe Leavell
Joe LeavellCounselor
Joseph Leavell holds a B.A. in Pastoral Theology from International Baptist College, a Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling from The Master’s College, and is pursuing ACBC certification. He has been married to his beautiful wife Rebekah for 14 years. Together they have four adorable children. Joe is an ordained minister and before pursuing biblical counseling pastored a small church in northern CA. He and his family have served at Redemption Church Gateway since 2012. Joe has a very, very dry sense of humor. He is a teacher, a blogger, a counselor, and has a pastor’s heart.
Echo Tung
Echo TungCounselor
Born and raised in Taiwan, Echo is a graduate of ASU, ACBC Certified Biblical Counselor, writer of children’s stories, international conference speaker, and lecturer of Biblical Counseling. Echo is married to Jeff, they have three adult children and one grandchild. She serves at Faith Church of the Valley and makes endeavors to change the culture of the communities for the gospel through writing, counseling, teaching, volunteering, and public-speaking.
Kimball Parker
Kimball Parker Counselor
Kimball Parker completed dual majors of economics and math with a computer science emphasis for his Bachelor’s Degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He graduated from Thunderbird (Glendale, AZ) with a Masters of International Management.Kimball and Elizabeth have each completed all three certificates from CCEF (Christian Counseling Education Foundation) and hold Masters Degrees in Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. He and his wife counsel as lay leaders and attend Harvest Bible Chapel – West Valley.
ELizabeth Parker
ELizabeth Parker Counselor
Elizabeth Parker holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, has completed all three certificates from CCEF (Christian Counseling Education Foundation) and holds a Masters in Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. Elizabeth has been married to Kimball since 1992 and together they counsel as lay leaders and attend Harvest Bible Chapel – West Valley.
Tanner Bishop
Tanner BishopTreasurer
Tanner is treasurer for BiblicalCounseling of AZ. As CFO for RoyalCovers/Royal Solar, his talents will begreatly appreciated at our non-profitcounseling center. He is married toJenna and has 3 children, so far.

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