Counseling Ministry

Jerry A. Armelli, M.Ed., Pastoral Counselor, will be available for appointments at The Bridge on Thursdays (days and evenings). Jerry has 30+ years experience working as a Licensed Professional Christian Counselor in Ohio. He specializes in areas surrounding sexuality (sexual addiction, sexual/ gender identity, sexual abuse recoveries, etc). He works with individuals and couples on a variety of issues.

If you like to make an appointment with Jerry, or to learn more about his services, you may contact him at or by phone, 513.861.0011. Discounted fees for members of The Bridge.

More about Jerry

Jerry A. Armelli, M.Ed., PC holds a master degree in education, Agency and Community Counseling, is a licensed professional counselor, and is co-founder of Prodigal Ministries where he has served since 1986.

As a formerly identified homosexual, Jerry knows firsthand how lives can be transformed through a dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ. He began his journey out of emotional turmoil and homosexuality in 1983. Through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ he experienced growth into heterosexuality.

Recognized as an expert in the area of same-gender attraction recovery, Jerry speaks internationally at conferences, universities, and churches. He has been a guest on several television and radio programs and his writings have been featured in several books, newspapers, and periodicals. Jerry has assisted in establishing numerous like ministries as well as provide networking services within the Great Lakes Region. He is also a professional referral for Focus on the Family.

Jerry and his wife married in 1994 and their daughter was born in June of 1998