Our Team

Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of professionals with mental health care, educational, business, and pastoral experience. This includes licensed counselors and psychologists for our counseling services; certified coaches, human resource professionals and consultants for the consulting group; and past and present pastoral staff, spiritual directors, and consultants for our work with churches and congregations.

Leadership & Staff

Jeannie BartlettDevelopment Officer
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Anne BeecherTeenHope Screening Team Member
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Kristine CampionAdministrative Manager
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Jimmy ElsnerOperations Manager
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Ben FaroProgram Operations Coordinator
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Anita HannaDirector of Development
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Nicole HoshourFinancial Manager
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Michelle MartinezClient Service Coordinator
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Valerie Minnich, PhD, LPC, NCC, CAADCClinical Director of TeenHope
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Aventina RussellClient Services Coodinator
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Steven Schedler, MSW, LCSW, CAADC, CCSExecutive Director, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Scott SnyderDirector of Consulting
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Annie ZimmermanContent Manager
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Counselors

Bridget Asempapa, PhD, NCCPre-Licensed Professional
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Kristen Bascelli, MS, LPCLicensed Professional Counselor
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Andrew Bland, PhDLicensed Psychologist
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Shay Brown, MSW, LSWTherapist
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Becky Felegy, MS, LPCTeenHope Screening Specialist & Licensed Professional Counselor
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Mary Frey, MS, LPCLicensed Professional Counselor
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Karen Gray, MA, LPC, CAADCLicensed Professional Counselor
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Dara Hager, MSW, LSWLicensed Social Worker
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Shelby Hardy, PhDLicensed Psychologist
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Judy Jakubowicz, MA, LPCLicensed Professional Counselor
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Elizabeth Jones, LPC, NCC, CCATP, CGCS, PMH-CLicensed Professional Counselor
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Sarah Jones, PhDPre-Licensed Professional
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Ellen Kanagy, MSW, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker
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Heidi Kanagy, MSW, LSWLicensed Social Worker
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Judith Kennedy, MS, MA, NCC, LPCLicensed Professional Counselor
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Renée Kurz, LPC, BC-DMTLicensed Professional Counselor & Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist
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Deborah Miller, MA, LPCLicensed Professional Counselor
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Valerie Minnich, PhD, LPC, NCC, CAADCClinical Director of TeenHope
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Joanne Rohrer Morton, MSW, LSWLicensed Social Worker
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Beth A. Mull, PsyDLicensed Psychologist
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Carolyn Rittenhouse, MSWPre-Licensed Professional
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Rebecca Sanstead, MSW, LSWLicensed Social Worker
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Dustin Sauder, LSWLicensed Social Worker
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Steven Schedler, MSW, LCSW, CAADC, CCSExecutive Director, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Wendy Stivers, MA, LPCLicensed Professional Counselor
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Josh TonkayMasters Candidate Therapist
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Samantha VanBuskirk, MSW, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker
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Consulting Group

Beth BeamPartnering Consultant
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Sarah BedsaulPartnering Consultant
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Lori BerquistPartnering Consultant
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Mindi BurkePartnering Life & Leadership Coach
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Deborah EvansPartnering Leadership Development Consultant
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Lesley Huff, PsyDLicensed Psychologist
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David KingPartnering Consultant
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Joy McFerrenPartnering Human Resources & Training Consultant
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David NicePartnering Consultant
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Karen SheehePartnering Career & Retirement Coach
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Scott SnyderDirector of Consulting
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Jim WeischedelPartnering Human Resources Consultant
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Clergy & Congregation

Beverly AndrewsPartnering Clergy Group Facilitator
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Carolene BrubakerSpiritual Director & Clergy Group Facilitator
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Jimmy ElsnerPartnering Spiritual Director
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David HarrisPartnering Leadership Coach & Consultant
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Jon HeinlyPartnering Consultant & Trainer
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Lesley Huff, PsyDLicensed Psychologist
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Jennifer LeiterPartnering Spiritual Director & Life Coach
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David LovelacePartnering Leadership Coach & Consultant
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Jonathan MatíasPartnering Consultant & Trainer
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David MironPartnering Consultant & Educator
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Doug OckrymiekPartnering Spiritual Director
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Jonathan WoodallPartnering Consultant & Trainer
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Interns

Lizzie GroshPracticum Student
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Erika SnitzerPracticum Student
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Upcoming Programs & Events

Dance for Mental Health ClassApril 26 - May 24

Dance to release, reconnect, and restore. This class will focus on offering movement experiences that support releasing stress and tension held in the body, reconnecting with yourself and restoring a sense of vitality.

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Samaritan Center’s “A Gala Renewed”May 2

Samaritan Center is excited to announce a trendy new twist on our annual gala! You're invited to join us on Thursday, May 2, 2024 from 50…

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