Ted Wiard, M.A., LPCC, CGC
Reverend Wiard is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Golden Willow Retreat, a sanctuary for grief and loss in Taos, New Mexico. He became an ordained minister at Terra Nova Ministerial School in Cedar Mountain, North Carolina. Reverend Wiard has a diverse background, having been a Spiritual Care Counselor at the Rancho Mirage, California Betty Ford Center; a Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Brevard College; a middle school teacher; and the owner of Ted’s Tennis, a tennis coaching and repair company. The Reverend received his M.A. in Grief, Loss, and Trauma from Southwestern College. He teaches Addiction Assessment and Treatment as well as Theory and Practice of Family Counseling at Southwestern College.