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Bible Center Church recognizes that no one is exempt from life’s problems. Brokenness, grief, marital stress, addictions, or emotional/relational issues may require intervention by a licensed professional in a biblically focused environment. Providing counseling and direction within a Christian worldview are key aspects of Christian counseling. Our Christian Counseling Service is pleased to offer services from:

  • A Licensed Professional Counselor
  • A School Psychologist and Licensed Psychologist
  • A Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Our Counselors

Dr. Bill Tanzey, Associate Pastor Community & Adult Ministries

Bill TanzeyPastor Tanzey is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is a graduate of West Virginia University where he holds a Masters Degree from the Department of Counseling Psychology and Rehabilitation. He also holds a Doctorate Degree in Biblical Studies from Masters School of Divinity. He serves as both Director of Counseling and as Associate Pastor.


Sandra S. Stroebel Ph.D. Clinical Child Psychologist


Dr. Stroebel is a licensed Psychologist and School Psychologist. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Dr. Stroebel is a member of West Virginia Psychological Association, West Virginia School Psychological Association, and National Association of School Psychologists.

She has provided counseling services in schools and private psychiatric offices since 1988. She is currently Dean of the College of Education and Professional Development at Marshall University and Program Director of the School Psychology Program. Dr. Stroebel appreciates the opportunity to share her Christian witness and use her professional skills at Bible Center Church while working with children and adolescents.

Pastor Ted Tanzey MA CRC QRP

t tanzeyPastor Tanzey has been a professional counselor for over 20 years. He is a  Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Qualified Rehabilitation Professional. He is a graduate of both West Virginia University and Marshall University with a Masters Degree in Counseling. He specializes in relationship, marriage, addiction, grief, rehabilitation, and life counseling. He’s a pastor of River Ridge Church in Charleston West Virginia.

Appointments and Fees

Appointments can be scheduled by calling 304-346-0431, ext. 228. All counseling is held in strictest confidentiality. Bible Center Church defrays the costs of counseling to a reduced fee of $50 per session.


Counseling services are provided at the Oakhurst Campus of Bible Center Church, located 2 miles south of Interstate 64 on US 119 (Corridor G) across the street from Ashton Place Kroger.

Oakhurst Campus


1111 Oakhurst Drive • Charleston, WV 25314

Bible Center’s Oakhurst Campus is located 2 miles south of Interstate 64 (Exit 58a – Oakwood Drive) on US 119 (Corridor G). The church is directly across the highway from Ashton Place.

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