Christian Counselors
for Fort Worth

Cowtown Christian Counseling was founded to serve Fort Worth and other surrounding communities with counseling rooted in God’s word, connected to your experience, so that you may feel grace, know love, and experience freedom.  

Joel Peterson, MA LPC

Joel is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas and has worked in private practice since 2015. He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Masters in Biblical Counseling and has worked in a variety of settings including a local in-patient treatment center as well as a church counseling ministry. He has also led weekend marriage group intensives. His down-to-earth personality helps his clients feel understood, connecting each to God and His design for their life. In 2016 Joel served as director of Equip The Nations and has taught counseling to pastors in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi through the Association of Biblical Counselors.


  • Adults struggling with anger, anxiety, pornography addiction, depression, identity, marriage and family, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, and sexuality issues.

  • Teens struggling with anger, anxiety, pornography addiction, depression, identity issues, and obsessive compulsive disorder.




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Celina Stelly, MS LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennie Fincher, Ph.D, LPC-S

Celina has experience working with adults, families, groups, and children all over the world bringing freedom and healing to the hurting and broken. 

She recently moved to the Fort Worth area from Arkansas where she worked as a therapist at Families Incorporated. She holds a Master’s degree in counseling and Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. 

She brings authentic love filled with grace and insight into every session allowing each client to feel safe, loved, and important.



  • Adult women struggling anxiety, depression, rejection, and feelings of being overwhelmed.

  • Couples who have lost their spark, struggling in parenting, or tired of yelling at each other.

  • Teens, Pre-teens, and children (age 5+) struggling with trauma, identity, depression, and anxiety.


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