Woodland Hills
Counseling Center
Welcome to the website of the Woodland Hills Counseling Center, a partnership with Woodland Hills Family Church. Woodland Hills Counseling Center seeks to help people restore emotional, mental, spiritual, and relational health to their lives. We are a Christ-centered professional counseling center located in Branson, Missouri. Please look around and feel free to contact us if you should have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment. 

Ryan Pannell, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), has been ministering to families for over 17 years.  After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Family Relations and Child Development at Oklahoma State University - where he met his wife, Brenda - he went on to receive his Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Ryan served as a student pastor in Stillwater, OK and later in Tulsa, OK.  In 2005, Ryan and his family moved to Branson, MO to work for Doulos Ministries, where he served as the Director of Counseling until 2010.  Ryan now directs the Woodland Hills Counseilng Center in Branson.  He also works with The National Institute of Marriage conducting marriage intensives. 

Ryan and Brenda have been married for 20 years and have 4 children - Caitlin, Braden, Gavin and Cameron.

"Ryan's a very gifted therapist and I recommend him to any couple, man or woman looking for answers to real life problems"

Ted Cunningham, author and pastor

"I wholeheartedly recommend Ryan Pannell.  He has helped a number of marriage relationships with his incredible insight and wisdom."

Gary Smalley, author and speaker