Our Team

Drawing on pastoral and theological education and clinical training in marriage and family therapy and social work, our dedicated team of therapists is here for you. Click on a therapist's name to learn more.
Amanda Ragland
Executive Director and Therapist
Jack Ragland
Clinical Director and Therapist
Sarah Bengs
Robbie Dodson
Sam Hawkins

About our team

Our staff are uniquely equipped with both secular and ecclesiastical credentials. Four of our staff are ordained clergy, two more with theological education.

  • 3 certified pastoral counselors by the American Association of Pastoral Counselors
  • 1 Diplomate, 1 of 3 in state, only 1 in North Alabama;
  • 2 Fellows, 2 of 11 in state, 2 of 3 in ┬áNorth Alabama
  • 2 Approved Supervisors of AAMFT, 2 of 3 in North Alabama
  • 2 Approved Supervisors of MFT, 2 of 4 in North Alabama
  • 2 Licensed Supervisors of Supervision of MFT, 2 of 20 in state, 2 of 3 in North Alabama
  • 1 Retired Army Chaplain, (LTC), Recipient of Bronze Star and Legion of Merit