- United States
L. Dale Richesin,
D.Mn., M.A., CMADC
Pastor, able to perform GLBT commitment ceremonies. Also couples and addiction counselor.
Address: Irving Park Christian Church
773-338-1073, 773-460-8910 pager
Fees: Please contact me for fee information.
I am a pastor at Irving Park Christian Church, which is affiliated with GLAD, Gay and Lesbian Affirming Disciples. I am the author of two books, The Challenge of Liberation Theology, edited
with Brian Mahan (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1981), and Interpreting Disciples, edited with Larry D. Bouchard (Ft. Worth: TCU Press, 1987) and about 30 articles on religion and theology.
I am also a professional drug and alcohol counselor with a speciality with
bisexual families, gays, and lesbians, and HIV positive individuals. I
primarily work with couples. I also organize short term groups. My fee for
private practice counseling with couples starts with a free consultation, and
costs $25 to $100 per hour per couple, sliding scale per session.
Rabbi Debra Kolodny,
Executive Director, Nehirim (national LGBTQ Jewish organization), Rabbi, Pnai Or of Portland, Spiritual Director (spiritual counselor), teacher, retreat leader, activist, public
Address: Portland, OR
Fees: See below
I offer one on one spiritual counseling to people of all faith persuasions,
public speaking, prayer leadership, teaching, non-profit administration and
non-profit consulting. I serve all ages, all sexual orientations, all gender
identities, congregations, faith based and secular social justice
organizations. My fees depend on the nature of the work I am providing. One
on one counseling, sliding scale of $75-$100 an hour. For a weekend
congregational retreat, $2,500-$4,000, depending on the size of the
community. For organizational development work with non-profits, $500-$1,500
a day. I published Blessed Bi Spirit, Bisexual People of Faith in 2000 and
dozens of essays, chapters and articles on bisexuality since the late