October 19, 2015 / Praxis
The unlikely route to joy involves entering the stories of suffering that have marked our lives.
Jay Stringer is a licensed mental health counselor and ordained minister. Stringer holds an MDiv and a master of counseling psychology from The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. He is a psychotherapist and a lecturer on sexual addiction for the City of Seattle’s john school, a program designed for men who have been arrested for soliciting women in prostitution. In addition, Jay is a pastoral leader and cofounder of Awake Church and a Senior Fellow at the Allender Center. He is married to Heather Stringer, who is a therapist and artist. They have two children, a toddler and a newborn: Amos and Iona.