Robb Horner, Ph.D. (Director)
Dr. Robb is a co-founder of the Underground Ministry, a workshop, counseling & support group ministry dedicated to the healing of men and spouses from the effects of sexual addiction. Robb is an Ordained Minister of the Gospel through the Elim Fellowship of Lima, NY. He has achieved a B.A. in Christian Counseling from Southwest Bible College & Seminary, an M.A. in Human Services Counseling from Regent University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Christian Psychology from Cornerstone University. Robb has received Board Certification in Temperament Therapy and is recognized as a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor by the National Christian Counseling Association. He is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors as well as a Board Certified Sexual AddictionCounselor through the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counselors.
Robb’s approach to counseling centers on the grace of God and the ministry of His Word through the power of the Holy Spirit. As a Pastoral counselor in a clinical setting, Robb utilizes contributions from both a biblical perspective as well as a cognitive behavioral and Family Systems approach to therapy. Robb’s passion and expertise are in marriage therapy and sexual addiction recovery. His deepest desire is to see the miraculous restoration ministry of Jesus Christ made real in the lives of hurting and emotionally wounded people. This passion is shared with his wife Beth, who leads a thriving spouses’ recovery group. Together, Robb and Beth rejoice in more than 20 years of sobriety and recovery from the effects of sexual sin. Their ministry as a couple includes church testimonies and team teaching on the prevention and recovery from sexual sin at seminars and retreats.
Brian Griswold LCPC, CSAT (Workshop Leader)
Brian Griswold is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) providing therapy for men. He maintains a private practice in Towson, MD. Brian is also a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT).
Brian has over thirty years of pastoral experience working with couples, families and individuals. He is a graduate of Loyola University's Pastoral Counseling program which has equipped him to meet the needs of clients with a broad spectrum of challenges and concerns. He also has led a dynamic Christ centered 12 step program called Celebrate Recovery which reaches people with hurts, habits and hang-ups of all kinds.
In addition to being involved in recovery work, he specializes in working with men who struggle with sexual addiction and enjoys seeing them free of it's hold on their life. Brian has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of marriage, relationships and healthy sexuality.
Brian uses a cognitive behavioral therapeutic approach, to create a treatment plan tailored to the unique needs of the client. As a Pastoral Counselor, Brian is equipped to blend his theoretical approach with a Christ centered theology for those who wish it. With sensitivity and compassion, Brian helps clients to identify and build upon their strengths as they work towards life goals and problem resolution.
Bret Larrimore (Workshop Leader)
Bret Larrimore has been in recovery since 2008 and has been a leader and co-facilitator of the Easton Men’s Underground L.I.F.E. group since 2010 and has a solid understanding of the recovery process. He is a small group leader and teacher on Temperaments for the Underground Workshop. It is through his personal experience of addiction, consequences, pain, and a loving Spirit-led recovery walk that Bret found his purpose, deep inner-healing, and passion for helping other men uncover the same things.
Bret is an ICCA (International Christian Coaches Association) Board Certified Advanced Christian Life Coach specializing in Addiction Recovery and Relational Improvement. He is also a Certified Gallup Strengths Advisor through the Nazarene Strengths Institute, a Certified Instructor and International Representative for the SACC (Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling).
Bret’s knowledge of temperaments, love for Jesus and people in general, and his “futuristic” thinking is what enables him to help other men see “what could be”. As a coach, Bret helps men and their wives set into motion the action needed to intentionally connect with God, self, and others. In the process of recovery, they gain deep insight, new truths, and a visional direction for their lives and marriages, toward living in freedom every day.