Who are we?


Suzie Dukic, M.S., Professional Counseling
Has extensive experience with Individual and Family Counseling, Mindfulness, CBT and Veterans issues.
Kara Merriam, L.P.C.
Has experience with substance abuse counseling, adolescent and child therapy, trauma, PTSD, stress management counseling and ScreamFree Parenting Certified.
Ben Vos, L.P.C
Has experience with treating addiction and offers EMDR, individual, couples and family therapy.
Cynthia Knott, M.A., Mental Health Counseling
Extensive experience with Marriage and Family Therapy, teen and adolescent issues, and domestic abuse.
Betsy Abrams, L.M.S.W.
Experience with Marriage and Family Therapy, teen and adolescent issues, as well as Trauma, Grief and Addiction.
David Saunders, M.M.F.T.
Specializes in Marriage and Family Therapy, abuse and trauma as well as treating addiction.
Tina Parker, M.M.F.T.
Solution-focused counselor specializing in couples and individual therapy. Certified PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator (Pre-Marital).
Megan Garrett Hermes, M.A., Mental Health Counseling
Experienced with counseling individuals, couples, and families. Specializes in adolescent therapy and treating women’s issues.
Teresa L. Harrison, Ph.D., L.P.C.
Specializes in individual counseling and in child and adolescent therapy.
Salina M. Keller, M.A., Mental Health Counseling
Experienced with addiction & chemical dependency, marital and couples counseling and women’s issues.


Rev. Jodi McCullah, M.Div.
Executive Director. US Army Veteran.
Donald McCasland, L.M.S.W.
Programs Director. SFC, US Army (Ret). Desert Shield/Desert Storm and 3-Tour OIF Veteran, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, ScreamFree Parenting Certified.
Briana Roberson, B.S.W.
Social Services Technician.
Ted Theodore, 1SG, US Army (Ret)
VA Claims Process & Military Pre-Separation advisor, Vietnam Veteran.
Michael Grant, PhD.
Systems Administrator. Son of USMC Veteran.
Alicia Khim, B.S.W.
Masters of Social Work Intern, US Army Veteran, Spouse of Active Duty OIF/OEF Veteran.
Joanne McCasland, B.S.W.
Masters of Social Work Intern, Spouse of Retired Desert Storm & OIF Veteran.
Charlotte Key
B.S.W. Intern

Clinical Advisory Committee

Brandon M. Arbuckle, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Babb Center for Counseling, Hendersonville, TN. AAMFT Approved Supervisor
Dr. Michelle Blake
Assistant Professor of Social Work and M.S.W. Field Director, APSU.
Mary Fran Davis, L.C.S.W.
Chair, APSU Social Work Department.

Board of Directors

Phil Harpel- Board President
Montgomery County Director of Administration, Son of WWII Veteran.
Mary Fran Davis, L.C.S.W.- Vice President
Chair, APSU Social Work Department, Daughter of WWII Veteran.
Carol Clark- Secretary
APSU Director of Community & Business Relations and Executive Assistant to the President, Spouse of Retired USAF Veteran, daughter of Korean War Veteran.
James Mann- Treasurer
Retired, First Federal Savings Bank. US Army Veteran, son of WWII Veteran.
Rev. BJ Brack
Pastor, New Providence United Methodist Church, son of US Army National Guard Veteran.
Kelli McAbee
Divisional Director of Admissions Services, Universal Health Services.
Kara Merriam
Senior Licensed Clinician, Centerstone CMHC, Spouse of Active Duty OIF/OEF Veteran.
Ted Crozier, Sr, COL, US Army (Ret)
Former Mayor of Clarksville, TN, Korea and Vietnam Veteran.
Shirley West
Executive Director, FT Campbell Armed Services Y.M.C.A.
Ted Theodore, 1SG, US Army (Ret)
VA Claims Processor & Pre-Separation Advisor. Vietnam Veteran.
Hugh Smith, LTG, US Army (Ret)
Vietnam Veteran.
Dr. Dale Brown
Marathon Chiropractic Clarksville, TN.
Michelle Holland, C.P.A.
Tax Supervisor, Stone, Rudolph & Henry, PLC. Clarksville, TN.