The Samaritan Team
|Jennifer Crow, M.A., LPC
Mrs. Crow received a Masters Degree in Counseling and Guidance from Louisiana Tech University. She joined the center in 2016. She has extensive experience in both hospital and outpatient settings, providing counseling to adolescents, families, couples and individuals dealing with various life issues.Her knowledge of the resources and services in the community will be an asset. She also brings with her a passion and drive to make a positive difference in the community as demonstrated by her active volunteer involvement with several community organizations and mission activities both locally and in Mexico.
|Nonie Caruthers, M.A., LPC, LMFT
Mrs. Caruthers is a licensed professional counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist who has been with the Center since 1994. She is interested in the developmental issues individuals, families, and couples face over their life span—transitions that include young adult to college, career development and middle age/menopause. Offering EMDR, cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapies, her specialties include anxiety and depression as well as the pursuit of wellness and wholeness. She works with adults, couples, and families.
|Wavely Cunningham, M.A., NCC, LPC
Mrs. Cunningham is a licensed professional counselor and a Louisiana qualified divorce and custody mediator. She joined the Center in 2008. She is a member of the Louisiana Counseling Association. Her specialties include depression, anxiety, anger management, women’s issues, difficulties in adolescence, and working with individuals who want to successfully resolve custody issues and property division. She works with adults, couples, adolescents and children, as well as families.
|Ross Githens, M.A., LPC, LAC
Mr. Githens is a licensed professional counselor and licensed addiction counselor. He joined the Center in 2007. His specialties include addiction recovery, advanced sobriety issues, anger management, grief, marital and premarital counseling. He works with adolescents, adults, couples and families.
|Ann Inabnet, M.A., LPC, LMFT, NCC
Mrs. Inabnet is a licensed professional counselor, a licensed marriage and family therapist, a nationally certified counselor, and an approved LPC supervisor. She has been on staff with the center since 1991. Her specialties include life transitions through the ages, from adolescence to seniors; stress reduction; relationship issues; anxiety; depression; grief and loss; women’s issues; and infertility.
|Mary Young, B.S., M.S.W., LCSW
Mrs. Young is a licensed clinical social worker and a board approved clinical supervisor. She joined the Center in 2011. She has extensive training and experience in dealing with terminal illness and the impact it has on the immediate, as well as the extended family. Mrs. Young is trained in adoption counseling, geared to assist parents and families who are dealing with the many choices associated with the adoption process. She is experienced in working with individuals and family members who are dealing with anxiety and depression, which is usually associated with “life adjustments.” She also has expertise in working with distressed individuals aged between adolescence and geriatric.
|Fr. Guido Verbeck, M.Div.
Fr. Verbeck is a very important part of the center. Guido meets with the staff twice a month to facilitate the counselors and staff growth group. He also serves as Rector at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Shreveport, LA.