Who we are ...

Ellen J. W. Gigliotti LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Clinical Director, Founder,
Finished Gottman 1, 2, and 3

Ellen is most interested in restoring marriages and helping women, men, teens and young adults find hope and healing through therapy.


She loves to work with grieving, anxious or depressed individuals, teens who need direction, and couples who have lost their way. Therapy with Ellen often encompasses experiences and emotions within session that empower and enhance interactions outside of therapy. It is her goal to help clients live their best lives.


Earning her MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Evangelical Theological Seminary, she has done postgraduate work in Gottman Method Couples Therapy (completed Gottman 1, 2, and 3), Emotionally Focused Therapy, sex therapy, sexual addictions therapy and supervision.

She is a member and clinical supervisor for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and supervising younger therapists is one of the joys of her career. She is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Andrea J. Geesaman
Clinical Mental Health Counselor,

Andrea has completed her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University, and is a National Certified Counselor. 


Her experience has encompassed working with couples and families, children, and adolescents. She specializes in grief and loss counseling, counseling teens and young adults that struggle with anxiety and depression, and helping couples work through conflict to restore peace in their marriage. While gravitating towards client-centered therapy techniques, including emotionally focused therapy and mindfulness practices, she has an art background and often employs creative art therapy techniques in her sessions.


Andrea is passionate about assisting others in developing a deeper understanding of themselves and is dedicated to helping clients lead productive, well-balanced, emotionally enriched lives. She is a member of the American Counseling Association.

Contact us in Shippensburg PA at 717-200-3158 or

at info@sancturychristiancounseling.com, or

ellen@sanctuarychristian counseling.com or andrea@sanctuarychristiancounseling.com.

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