Meet Our Team

Dr. Mark Laaser, M.Div., Ph.D., Founder of Faithful & True

Dr. Mark Laaser, M.Div., Ph.D., Founder of Faithful & True

Mark R. Laaser, M.Div., Ph.D. is the President and Founder of Faithful & True and the host of The Men of Valor Program, Faithful & True’s online radio show. Dr. Laaser is nationally recognized as the leading authority in the field of sexual addiction and healthy sexuality with over 29 years of recovery experience. Mark has written fifteen books on the subject of sexual addiction, including his groundbreaking book, Healing The Wounds of Sexual Addiction, Becoming a Man of Valor, Taking Every Thought Captive, 7 Principles of Highly Accountable Men and the recently-released, The Fight of Your Life, with Dr. Tim Clinton.. Dr. Laaser lectures around the world and teaches at colleges, universities, religious organizations and treatment centers. He holds a Ph.D.from the University of Iowa and a divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Debbie Laaser, M.A., LMFT, Faithful & True Co-Founder

Debbie Laaser, M.A., LMFT, Co-Founder

Debbie Laaser is a M.A., LMFT (licensed marriage and family therapist) and co-founder of Faithful & True. She has been involved in recovery with her husband, Mark, for over 29 years and is committed to helping couples find healing and transformation from the pain of sexual addiction and relational betrayal. Debbie counsels women individually, leads therapy groups for women, and counsels couples with Mark at Faithful & True’s counseling center. She is the author of the highly-acclaimed book, Shattered Vows, and together with Mark, authored The Seven Desires of Every Heart.

Mark and Debbie are the proud parents of three grown kids and four wonderful grandchildren.

Dr. Greg Miller, M.Div, D.Min., Director of Men’s Workshops

Dr. Greg Miller, M.Div, D.Min., Director of Men’s Workshops

Dr, Greg Miller is the Director of our Men of Valor 3-Day Intensive Workshops at Faithful & True and is the co-facilitator of the workshops with Dr. Mark Laaser. Greg is a gifted teacher and leader and also helps to facilitate our Couples’ 3-Day Intensive Workshops with his wife, Beth, and Mark & Debbie Laaser.

Greg and Beth Miller live in the Chicago, Illinois area and are the proud parents of their two college age sons.

Beth Miller, M.A., Counselor/Workshop Leader

Beth Miller, MA, Counselor/Workshop Leader
Beth Miller is an experienced counselor of the women of who have been sexually or relationally betrayed by their husbands. Beth co-facilitates our Women’s Journey Workshops with Debbie Laaser and also helps to lead our Couples’ Intensive Workshops with her husband, Greg and Mark and Debbie Laaser.

Beth is a seasoned leader in Christian ministry, having led marriage enrichment programs at local churches for over ten years.Beth has been gifted with talents to nurture and minister and is truly a blessing to women seeking hope in the midst of their devastation of sexual betrayal.

Susie Smidt, M.A., LMFT

Susie Smidt, M.A., LMFT
Susie Smidt, M.A. LMFT is an experienced counselor to couples and women who are dealing with sexual addiction and betrayal in their relationship. She has been in recovery with her husband Russ for 15 years and is committed to walking alongside those who desire to find hope, heal, grow and rebuild trust. Susie counsels individual women and couples, co-leads weekly women’s groups with Debbie Laaser, leads small groups at the Women’s Journey Workshops, and helps to lead the Couples’ Intensive Workshops with Mark and Debbie Laaser.

Susie and her husband, Russ, are parents of 3 young adults – 2 of them married and 1 in college.

Jim Farm, M.Div., MA, LMFT, Therapist/Counselor

Jim Farm, M.Div., MA, LMFT, Therapist/Counselor
Jim has extensive counseling experience with individuals, couples and families in multiple community and ministry settings.   Jim provides counsel to men struggling with sexual purity issues, couples moving toward relational healing and growth, and facilitates small groups at our Men of Valor Intensive Workshops. Jim received his Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy from Bethel Seminary.

Jim and his wife Marlo are the parents of three sons.

Terry Zuehlke, Ph.D., LP

Terry Zuehlke, Ph.D., LP
Terry Zuehlke brings years of experience as a Licensed Psychologist to Faithful & True, where he counsels men struggling with sexual purity issues and also conducts Psychological Testing at our center. Terry plays an important role, not only as one of our counselors, but, as one of our small group facilitators at our Men of Valor Intensive Workshops.

Terry and his wife, Julie, live in Rochester, Minnesota.

Sheri Trautmann, Administrator

Sheri Trautmann, Administrator

Sheri wears many hats at Faithful & True. From Administrator to Office Manager to Scheduling Coordinator to Executive Assistant to the Directors… Sheri does it all! She efficiently runs our office, schedules clients, makes travel arrangements, answers our phones and generally makes your experience with us inviting, safe and comfortable.

Sheri and her husband, Dave, are great parents to their three sons, wonderful grandparents to their two grandsons, and live in Carver, Minnesota.

Randy Evert, Director of Marketing & Product Development

Randy Evert, Director of Marketing & Product Development

Randy has an extensive background in marketing, brand development and product licensing which has proven to be beneficial in the rebranding of Faithful & True, the creation of our website and the on-going development of the healing resources by Mark & Debbie Laaser.

Randy creates Faithful & True’s marketing materials, Faithful & True’s monthly newsletter, The Recovery Report, and also serves as the producer and co-host of THE MEN OF VALOR PROGRAM, our weekly online radio show/podcasts.

Randy and his wife, Cindy, live in Eden Prairie, Minnesota and are the proud parents of two sons and their two Birman cats, Chester and Murphy.

Peg Kirkvold, Accounts Manager

Peg Kirkvold, Accounts Manager
Peg Kirkvold is Faithful & True’s Accounts Manager taking care of our clients’ billing and financial issues. Peg provides great customer service to our clientele and can answer any questions you may have regarding billing for services and workshop registration details.

Peg and her husband, Bill, live in Chanhassen, Minnesota.