L. Donald Hartwell,

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor


Site Location:

Clinical Interests:
Trauma, Pastors, Missionaries; Couples Therapy- Enriching Communication, Intimacy and Fulfillment; Individual Counseling- Sexual Addiction, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Stress, Health Boundaries, Anger Management, Parenting; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic and Systemic approaches

Population Served:
Adults, Adolescents, Children 10+, Families and Couples

Oral Roberts University, BA in Theology
Ashland University & Theological Seminary, MA in Clinical Pastoral Counseling

Clinical Trainings, Certifications & Professional Memberships:
Ordained Minister
Adjunct Professor at Indiana Wesleyan University
EMDR Level 1 and 2
Memory Reconsolidation Training

Emerge & Community Involvement:
Healthy Pastors Seminar Speaker
Church Marriage Conferences
Crisis Intervention
Emerge Helpline (Ministry Care Line)
Prayer Team Member
Public Speaker/ Presenter


Due to a local winter storm warning, Emerge Counseling Ministries will be closed Friday, January 19th and will reopen pending improved weather conditions. We are offering telehealth appointments only pending the clinician’s availability to do so.