Janelle Hallman


Founder and Director, Desert Hope Ministries, Westminster, Colorado (2001 – present)
A Christian non-profit organization offering retreats, coaching, personal growth groups, transformational workshops, conferences, education, missions, and speaking services related to the human condition, redemption, and healing and wholeness, in general.

Licensed Professional Counselor, Janelle Hallman, PhD, LPC, PLLC, Westminster, CO (2017 – present)
As the sole practitioner, Dr. Hallman is comfortable addressing a variety of mental health issues and journeying into the often complex and mysterious caverns of the human heart. Specialties include:

  • Anxiety

  • Career Counseling

  • Depression

  • Codependency

  • Grief and Loss

  • Trauma

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Women’s Issues

  • GLBT Issues

  • Homosexuality Bisexuality

  • Same-Sex Attraction

  • Gender Identity Confusion

  • Sexual Disorders

  • Emotional Dependency

  • Identity Issues

  • Relationships


Adjunct Professor, Denver Seminary

Master’s in Mental Health Counseling and DMin Program, Denver, Colorado (2016 – present)

Licensed Professional Counselor and Director of Janelle Hallman & Associates, Inc.
General counseling practice staffed by multiple clinicians with a specialty in faith-based individuals with sexual and gender identity concerns and Christian parents with gay children. Janelle and her staff also provide counseling intensives, life coaching, consultation, and therapeutic retreats. (1993 – 2017).

Associate Professor, Denver Seminary
Full-time faculty. Denver, Colorado (2013 – 2016). 

Adjunct Professor, Colorado Christian University 
Master’s in Counseling Program, Denver, Colorado (1998 – 2001, 2009 – Present).

Professional Speaking Experience
Janelle regularly fills the role of keynote speaker at national and international church, non-profit, or academic conferences on sexuality and gender and God’s great and endless unconditional love and grace. 


Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision:  Regent University, School of Counseling and Psychology, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 2014.

M.A. in Counseling with honors:  Denver Seminary, 1995.  Also completed graduate course work at Colorado Christian University, MABC program.

B.A. in Economics with Distinction: University of Colorado at Denver, 1985.

Paralegal Certificate: Denver Paralegal Institute, 1981.