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Gertrude Patterson Colflesh Edit Profile

also known as Trudy P. Colflesh

Gertrude Patterson Colflesh, American licensed profession counselor. National certified counselor; licensed professional counselor., certified professional christian counselor, 2008. Named Adult Sunday School Teacher of Year, Bethany Assemblies of God Church, Wyckoff, New Jersey, 2001.


Colflesh, Gertrude Patterson was born on June 6, 1939 in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Robert Meade and Gertrude (Lippincott) Patterson.


Bachelor in Religious Studies, College Wooster, 1961. Postgraduate, Oberlin School Theology, 1962. Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Development, Montclair State University, 1990.


Director Christian Education Calvary Presbyterian Church, Canton, Ohio, 1961-1963. Counselor Christian Counseling Center, Clifton, New Jersey, 1990—2001. Private practice licensed professional counselor Colorado Springs., since 2001.

Founder women's support groups St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Berea, Ohio, 1966-1972, elder, 1972. Founding vice president Women's Aglow Fellowship International, Miami, Florida, 1973-1975, area vice president Outreach and Retreats, Northern New Jersey, 1980-1986. Founder Neighborhood Women's Bible Study, 2000.


Member International Association for Theophostic Ministry, American Association Christian Counselors, New Jersey Counseling Association, National Association for Christian Recovery, Phi Kappa Phi, Christian Care Network.


Married George William Colflesh, August 5, 1961. Children: Michael, Christopher, Karen (deceased).