Tony Schnare, MA

Adjunct Instructor in Counselling Psychology  


Teaching Philosophy


After spending 20 wonderful years at Briercrest, Tony and his wife Gwen currently serve at Fairhaven Leadership Retreat Centre in Vernon, BC. Witnessing God's transformative work in the lives and stories shared with him over the years has indeed been a privilege. Tony and Gwen are Maritimers at heart and enjoy opening their home and lives to others. They have two grown sons, Jon and Michael. Recently they have welcomed Jenna into their family (by marriage to Michael) and are looking forward with anticipation to this next season of life. Tony's current memberships include:
-Association Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor, American Association For Marriage and Family Therapy
-Certified Member and Approved Supervisor, Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists
-Registered Marriage and Family Therapist, Registry of Marriage and Family Therapists in Canada
-Lifetime member, International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy


B.Th. Central Pentecostal College, 1990
MA Briercrest Seminary, 1992
Along with teaching necessary counselling skills, our professors are also working to ensure we learn other significant and less obvious skills, such as confidence in our abilities, creative public speaking and a deep appreciation for God's Word.
Kendra Siggelkow