Tom & Bethann Miller are the Founders of Safe Place Ministry
Thomas Miller MA, Marriage and Family Therapist
Member Care Consultant, Trainer, Debriefing, Field Visits, Pastoral Care and Leadership Team
Messiah College - M.A., Counseling; Couples, Marriage, & Family MFT
Penn State University - B.S., Psychology, Christ for the Nations Bible Institute, Associates in Practical Theology
Tom is currently practicing as a Marriage and Family therapist at an outpatient clinic in Leigh Valley PA. He has worked in behavioral health with children and adults extensively and in ministry for over 20 years, with 6 years as a Mental Health Counselor in a children's hospital and 2 years community residential counselor for men with acute mental illness. Along with serving overseas in international missions and leading short term ministry trips, he is currently serving as an Elder of Counseling and Care in his local church.
Bethann Miller, Licensed Chaplain
Board Certified Biblical Counselor, Member Care Consultant, CISD, Debriefings,
Trainer, Field Visits, Pastoral Care, and Leadership Team
Board Certified Biblical Counselor
Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Holds certificates in Basic Counseling, Grief Stress and Trauma Care, and Elder Care
Bethann had worked in the nonprofit sector for over 25 years in various positions. She “cut her teeth" serving in a full-time Urban Ministry on the Lower East Side of NYC serving the homeless, mainline heroin users, squatters, and the marginalized populations of the inner city. She then went onto serve in Central America and then Africa after completing a training program for missionaries. She attended a School of Worship in Denver Co and then went on to achieve her Board Certification as a Biblical Counselor. She holds her Chaplains licensure and Ordination through CFM. #092718
Fun Facts About Us
We are avid Pittsburg Steeler Fans, enjoy riding motorcycles, loving on our cats Raskel and Squeeker, spending time with friends and relaxing beside our fire pit in the evenings.
We first met while serving in Liberia, West Africa on board a hospital ship. Combined we have traveled to over 53 nations for ministry and each has lived for extended periods of time in developing nations.
Tom is an Elder overseeing care and Bethann is a mentor to many women at Riverbend Community Church in Allentown, PA. We serve as the biblical counselors for our church. We hold great respect and value for the Body of Christ, locally and worldwide.