Our Team

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Amanda Ragland, Executive Director
D.Min., LMFT

  • Doctor of Ministry in Marriage and Family Therapy from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Licensed Approved Supervisor by the Alabama Board of Examiners in
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Licensed Supervisor of Supervision – Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Diplomate of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors
  • Distinguished Alumni, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 2015
  • Ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament by the Presbyterian Church (USA)
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Jack Ragland,
Clinical Director
D.Min., LMFT

  • Doctor of Ministry in Marriage and Family Therapy from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Licensed Approved Supervisor by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Licensed Supervisor of Supervision – Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Distinguished Alumni, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 2015
  • Fellow of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors
  • Ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament by the Presbyterian Church (USA)

Denise Mullaney
M.Div., LiCSW, PIP

  • Master of Social Work, University of Alabama
  • Master of Divinity, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Previously served as pastor to United Methodist congregations, and a hospice center and children’s hospital chaplain
  • 20 years of pastoral care ministry
  • Certified to supervise spiritual directors and social workers
  • Leads workshops, small groups, and retreats

Mickey D. Jett
D.Min., NCC

  • Certified Pastoral Counselor with AAPC, Fellow
  • Fellow with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors
  • M.S. Counseling, Columbus State University (Columbus, GA)
  • Army Chaplain (Retired), LTC, 25 years (Deployments to Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan)
  • Recipient of Bronze Star and Legion of Merit
  • D.Min. in Pastoral Ministry, Erskine Theological Seminary (Due West, SC)
  • M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary (Cleveland, TN)
  • Ordained Minister Pastoral Ministry and Word by the Church of God (Cleveland, TN)
  • 2 years Hospital Chaplain
  • Church Planter and Pastor ChristWay Church, Huntsville
  • Director of Family Life Counseling Center, SHAPE, Belgium (2002-2004)

Sarah Bengs
MSW, LGSW

  • B.S. California Polytechnic University
  • Masters of Social Work from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • Licensed Graduate Social Worker with the State of Alabama
  • Years of social work experience and counseling with teens and families through Care Net of North America
  • Therapist Intern with National Children’s Advocacy Center

Robbie Dodson
MSW, LiCSW

  • B.S. Jacksonville State University
  • Masters of Social Work from Florida State University
  • Professional Supervisor for Social Work Graduates
  • Certified Trainer for The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leader
  • Royal Family Kids Camp Social Worker
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Laura Frederick
M.A., MFTA

  • M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS
  • B.A., Religion, Luther Rice University, Lithonia, GA
  • Marriage and Family Therapy Associate, under the supervision of Jack Ragland D.Min., LMFT
  • Gottman Level 1 and Level 2 clinical training in couples counseling
  • Prepare/Enrich Facilitator in pre-marriage assessment
  • Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Award, Reformed Theological Seminary, 2017

Rhonda Pemberton
MSW, LiCSW

  • B.S. of Special Education from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Masters of Social Work from The University of Tennessee
  • Counselor at The Smokey Mountain Children’s Home
  • Clinical Director of The Smokey Mountain Children’s Home
    Years of experience in Private Practice