• Ph.D., Counseling and Human Development with emphases in Marriage and Family Counseling, Human Development and Religion, University of Idaho
  • M.S., International and Comparative Education, Indiana University
  • B.A., B.S., Goshen College

Additional Information

I am married to J. Stanley Friesen, a pastor and an adjunct professor. We are the parents of three adult children and six grandchildren.

Publications & Presentations

  • "The Gift Restored, The Gift: Further Study," Sexuality: The Gift, edited by Anne Krabill Hershberger, 2010
  • Mennonite Perspectives on Pastoral Counseling, by Daniel Schipani, 2007
  • Living More with Less Study/Action Guide, published by Alternatives for Simple Living, 1999
  • "Peace Education and Conflict Resolution," Healing the Children of War, by Phyllis Kilbourn, 1997
  • Editor: All Are Witnesses: A Collection of Sermons by Mennonite Brethren Women, Kindred Productions, 1996
  • "How Can We Help Children Respond to Injustice?" Growing Towards Peace, by Kathyrn Aschliman (Ed.), 1993
  • "Sexuality issues in family and congregation" Direction (1990)
  • "The changing family in today's world" Direction (1990)
  • Let Love Be Your Greatest: A Study Guide to Happy Marriage, published by Editions Trobisch, 1979