Dr. Hallman joined the faculty in 2013 as assistant professor of counseling. She is a licensed professional counselor and a member of the American Counseling Association, Christian Association of Psychological Studies, American Association of Christian Counseling, and currently serves on the executive committee of the Colorado Counseling Association.
Dr. Hallman earned her doctorate in counselor education and supervision at Regent University, earned an MA from Denver Seminary, and a BA from the University of Colorado at Denver. She has served as adjunct faculty at Colorado Christian University as well as Denver Seminary.
Dr. Hallman is the founder and clinical director of a private practice counseling clinic in Denver. She has been in a private practice setting specializing in female same-sex attraction for almost twenty years and offers consultation and supervision to other counseling professionals. She is the author of The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction and has spoken at national and international professional conferences.
As an ordained minister, she also founded and directs a non-profit organization called Desert Hope Ministries which provides retreats for parents with gay-identified children, international missions, and a national speaking ministry focusing on sexual and gender wholeness.
Recent Book Publications
The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction: A Comprehensive Counseling Resource. IVP, 2008. ISBN: 978-0830834297
Shame and Psychosocial Development in Religiously-Affiliated Sexual Minority Females. Doctoral Dissertation, 2014. Available from ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing. 3579985