Restoring the Soul Staff
Rev. Michael John Cusick, M.A., L.P.C
Founder & President
Michael John Cusick is an ordained minister, spiritual director, and Licensed Professional Counselor who has experienced the restoring touch of God in a deeply broken life and marriage. Having served in ministry for over twenty five years–including youth and college ministry, Michael’s passion is to connect life’s broken realities with the reality of the gospel.
In addition to leading retreats and equipping Christian organizations around the world, Michael currently serves as an adjunct professor at Denver Seminary. He holds an MA in Biblical Counseling from Colorado Christian University and an MA from the College of Education at the University of Denver. Michael lives with his wife Julianne, and two children, in Littleton, Colorado where he enjoys the Rocky Mountains, and a host of other outdoor activities with friends and family.
Spiritual Mentoring, Coaching & Soul Care
Julianne Cusick is a former corporate trainer who now partners with her husband Michael through Restoring the Soul. Julianne’s passion is to fight for the hearts of women who are silenced by shame and fear related to their husbands sexual brokenness.
A dynamic and engaging communicator, Julianne speaks to Christian organizations, women’s groups, and retreats, all from the voice and hope of her own story of healing and redemption. Julianne is the mother of two active grade school children. She enjoys gardening, the outdoors, and spending time with friends.
Julianne is available to meet with women for individual ministry sessions as well as partnering with Michael during soul care intensives.
Ministry Care Coordinator
As our first point of contact with clients, Lauren exudes a warm and caring heart which puts people at ease. A Licensed Professional Counselor since 2003, Lauren received a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Colorado Christian University in 2000, where she studied under Michael Cusick. After being a stay-at-home mom for ten years, Lauren is excited to be back in the field of counseling. With a passion for healthy relationships, intentional marriages and emotional healing. Lauren lives in Denver with her husband Tony and two children, ages nine and five.
Financial Services and Administration
Denise’s rich and varied background includes serving in the Navy Reserves, teaching, and working in the insurance industry. Having been in a situation where her marriage required counseling and hard work, Denise is excited when couples call in to obtain the help they need by doing a soul care intensive. This part-time position graciously allows her to stay at home with her two children. Denise enjoys hiking and snowshoeing in the mountains but is also content having family picnics in area parks.