The RECLAiM Team

The RECLAiM program for overcoming unhealthy sexual behaviors is the result of years of intense effort and development by a remarkable team of highly experienced professionals. The original online program for overcoming unhealthy sexual behaviors was developed by the co-founders of Candeo. RECLAiM is a combined effort by the Candeo team and Elizabeth Ministry International to create a science based program with a Catholic foundation.



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Bruce E. Hannemann, M.A.

RECLAiM & EMI Co-Founder
Men’s Ministry Director

Jeannie M. Hannemann, M.A.

RECLAiM & EMI Co-Founder
Director of Mission

Don Warden

Executive Director

Bruce Hannemann and his wife, Jeannie, are co-founders of Elizabeth Ministry International. They not only have shared the recovery journey with hundreds of couples through their ministry, but have lived it personally. Read more ››

Jeannie Hannemann and her husband, Bruce, are co-founders of Elizabeth Ministry International. Elizabeth Ministry offers hope and healing on issues related to childbearing, sexuality and relationships. Read more ››

Don Warden has spent the last 25 years in various levels of business management and ownership, most recently leading one of the largest dental laboratories in the U.S. Read more ››


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Mark Kastleman

Candeo Co-Founder &
Program Advisor

Derrick Hull

Director of Neuroscience &
Learning Design

Holley Jeppson

Director of Coaches

Mark Kastleman is an internationally acclaimed speaker, trainer and author. Mark works with leading brain scientists and psychologists in developing education and training programs used world-wide to help individuals overcome difficult-to-change behaviors. Read more >>

Derrick Hull holds a Master’s degree in Education Technology and a Master’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Harvard University. Derrick’s passion is developing brain-science-based education and learning systems that bring about positive, lasting behavioral change. Read more >>

For over 18 years, Holley Jeppson has been helping individuals and families overcome difficult-to-change behaviors. Holley began her career as an on-campus counselor for a leading residential treatment center for teens. In addition, Holley and her husband served as foster parents for over 100 troubled teens, helping them successfully transition back to their families and communities. Read more >>



Bernell Christensen

Candeo Co-Founder &
Director of Clinical Research


For over 30 years, Dr. Bernell Christensen has dedicated his professional life to the pursuit of his passion for helping individuals, couples, and families overcome difficult challenges and enjoy life more fully. Thousands have looked to Dr. Christensen’s uncommon wisdom, vast experience and remarkably effective solutions to turn their lives and relationships around. Read more >>



RECLAiM Consultants and Advisors


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Rev. Anthony Percy, PhD

Theology of the Body Consultant

Bishop David Ricken

Episcopal Advisor

Rev. Robert A. Sirico

Strategic Planning Consultant

Rev. Anthony Percy is a priest of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, Australia. His doctorate in Sacred Theology is from the John Paul II Institute for Studies of Marriage and Families, attached to the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Read more ››

Bishop Ricken, Diocese of Green Bay, WI Bishop Ricken is a member of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and is Chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis. He is presently a member of the Bishops' Advisory Council for the Institute for Priestly Formation.  Read more ››

Rev. Robert A. Sirico received his Master of Divinity degree from the Catholic University of America. In April of 1999, Fr. Sirico was awarded an honorary doctorate in Christian Ethics from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, and in May of 2001, Universidad Francisco Marroquin awarded him an honorary doctorate in Social Sciences. Read more ››


 Dr. Gregory Popcak

Director - Postoral Solutions Institute


 Dr. Gregory Popcak (POP-chak) is the Executive Director of the Pastoral Solutions Institute, an organization dedicated to helping Catholics find faith-filled solutions to tough marriage, family, and personal problems. He is the author of almost 20 popular books & programs integrating solid Catholic theology and counseling psychology.  Read more >>