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 Intern
Supervised by Robin Rice, M.Ed., LPC-Supervisor

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!