The Counseling Place Staff:

Deborah W. Dobbs, M.A.
Executive Director

Ashley Akers, M.A., LPC Intern
Supervised by Lauren Smith, MA, LPC-Supervisor
Therapist, Victim Assistance & Youth Programs

Irene Peugh
Chief Catalyst (aka Office Manager)

Marilyn Walsh
Victims’ Assistance Program Director

Jennifer Misigaro, Masters in Biblical Counseling, LPC

Kyleigh Johnson, MS, LPC Intern
Supervised by Dr. Brooke West, LPC-Supervisor, RPT-Supervisor

Mary Reid, MA, LPC Intern
Supervised by Lisa Galliano, LPC-Supervisor

Donna Thurman, MA, LPC-Intern
Supervised by Lauren Smith, MA, LPC-Supervisor
Victim Advocate 

Lorjon Ali
Special Projects Coordinator

Lori Thompson
Victim Advocate, serving residents of Emily’s Place

We have a large team of professional counselors, too!