Dr. Michael Sytsma and Kristen Smith-Vaniz
Marriage Ministry Experts
Michael’s Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy is focused on marital sexuality, and he is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia, a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Certified Sex Therapist, and an ordained minister. Michael has been married to his beautiful wife Karen since 1985 and they have two boys.
Kristen Smith-Vaniz is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist who has counseled couples and individuals since 2005. Originally in corporate sales and marketing, Kristen discovered a passion for helping girls trapped in sexual slavery after volunteering overseas. Kristen turned this passion into her second career and now serves couples as she helps them find in their lives and greater intimacy in their relationships.