Welcome to Joshua Tree!

We’re so glad you’re here! Take a few minutes to look around and learn more about Joshua Tree Counseling and our Christian counseling options in Tucson, AZ. 

Joshua Tree Counseling is a faith-based counseling center home to a collective of counselors committed to your mental health and healing. As individuals, we are are educated and trained differently and uniquely, with different interests, skills, and giftings, specialties and approaches. As a growing team, we are a collective of compassionate and dedicated counseling professionals, passionate about helping clients from from hopeless to healing. 

The Joshua Tree Difference

The Joshua Tree building is cozy, with living room-like furniture and low lighting  When you arrive we hope you’ll make a coffee or tea and grab a snack before sitting in our comfortable waiting area. Soft piano music plays and gentle essential oils scent the air. Each office is uniquely decorated so you’re more likely to feel like you’re sitting in a living room than an office.

We want you to think of Joshua Tree as a home-base for your mental and emotional health needs. We’ve created a home-like and private office setting where you can come and work with a professional cousnelor, Christian therapist, or pastoral counselor.

Joshua Tree Counseling Tucson, AZ
Schedule Your Appointment Online! We've made it simple and easy.

Scheduling with a Joshua Tree counselor or therapist is simple and quick. Just click on button below, select the counselor with whom you wish to book and choose a day and time from what is available. Once the counselor confirms your appointment, you will receive a welcome email with the initial documents to review and e-sign in preparation for your first visit.

Join the Team

Joshua Tree Counseling is hiring licensed or soon-to-be-licesned counselors/therapists, and qualified pastoral counselors. Independent contractor status. Competitive compensation. Unique and comfortable office setting.


Are you hoping to work with a licensed cousnelor towards your goals for healing and mental well-being? Joshua Tree has a team of masters and doctorate level licensed counselors held accountable to a code of ethics set forth by their profession and the rules and statues governed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.


Is your marriage in crisis? Do you want to learn how to better communicate and work through tough issues? Have you grown apart and want to rekindle the relationship you once had? Are you struggling with the impact of parenting, empty next syndrome, recurrent deployments, recent change in life circumstances, grief and loss, or an extramarital affair? Joshua Tree offers marriage counseling and premarital counseling by a licensed professional counselor, Dr. Chet Weld, or a pastoral counselor, Dr. Marybeth Steigenga.


Are you looking to heal old wounds or learn how to break free from the hold the past has on your current functioning? Are you struggling with the impact of childhood trauma? Rachel Lohrman, LPC is a trauma therapist who works with adults, specializing in the treatment of complex trauma, PTSD, dissociation, Dissociative Identity Disorder, suicidality, childhood abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, spiritual wounding, and anxiety/panic. As a Christian, Rachel integrates faith into the counseling experience if or as the client requests.


Are you looking for a Christian counselor to help you better understand and resolve your current issues and general mental health concerns from a faith-based perspective? Do you want to ensure that your beliefs, Biblical principles, and a Christian worldview are skillfully integrated into your counseling experience? Dr Marybeth Steigenga is a pastoral counselor specializing in Christian counseling for anxiety and depression, grief and loss, life transitions, parenting issues, marital distress, and premarital counseling.  Marybeth is an ordained minister of pastoral care with a doctorate degree in Christian counseling.

Rachel Lohrman, LPC Trauma Therapist Joshua Tree Counseling Tucson, AZ

Rachel Lohrman, LPC

Trauma Therapist, Licensed

Rachel is the founder of Joshua Tree Counseling and a licensed professional counselor who specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociation; PTSD and DID; suicidality; Borderline Personality Disorder; anxiety; spiritual wounding, and childhood verbal, emotions, and sexual abuse. She works with clients towards developing tools and strategies to use in the here and now and also helps clients better understand and untangle those early messages from childhood holding them hostage. Rachel is EMDR trained. When faith and Christian values are an important aspect of therapy to the client she weaves this into the counseling experience.

Dr. Marybeth Steigenga

Christian Counselor, Pastoral

Marybeth is a pastoral counselor who specializes in Christian counseling with married couples, engaged couples, teen girls, and individuals. She offers marriage counseling and pre-marital counseling, offering practical strategies to re-connect, communicate, and heal. She works with individuals struggling with anxiety/depression; grief/loss; life transitions; and child and relationship issues. Marybeth is an ordained minister of pastoral care and has a doctorate in Christian counseling; she values the integration of faith into the counseling experience She is a certified life coach, Enneagram coach, and therapeutic art coach.

Dr Chet Weld, LPC Joshua Tree Counseling

Dr. Chet Weld, LPC

Christian Counselor, Licensed

Chet is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in marriage counseling, working with couples towards communication skills, relationship building, and problems that relate to family issues. Chet also specializes in working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, self-esteem, and family-of-origin issues. He’s an ordained pastor who attributes dignity and extends radical acceptance to every client. He values being “warm and human first; professional always.” He holds a doctorate in counseling psychology and has 40 years’ experience as a Christian-based therapist, pastor, and pastoral counselor.

Join the Team

Joshua Tree Counseling is looking for Christian counselors who want to offer in-person and/or telehealth counseling in a group practice. We offer competitive percentages for independent contractors, fully furnished office space, administrative support, custom marketing, and a group of committed professional who can offer community and support.

NEW THINGS are happening at Joshua Tree!!

Marybeth Steigenga is offering three different support groups at Joshua Tree Tucson: A Christian grief support group, “Grit & Grace;” a therapeutic art group for teens, “Express Yourself;” and a Christian growth group, “Rooted.” Each group has a different theme and focus but they are all aimed at working in groups towards growth, connection, and healing.

Groups are offered on Saturdays and Monday mornings/evening because we don’t want you to have to sacrifice connection and healing for life and work. You can learn more about each group and register online. We are excited to meet you!

You can learn more about each of these groups and register to attend. Reach out to Marybeth if you have questions – phone, email.

Grit & Grace - a grief support group
ROOTED Growth Group