Meet the Therapists

Rich Sherman, IMFT-Supv, LPC Therapist

Rich received his Bachelors Religious Education at Great Lakes Christian College in 1983 and his Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy at Abilene Christian University in 1986. His clinical Coursework was done at Heidelberg College. Rich has been a practicing therapist for more than 25 years. He has a heart for helping people and brings a wide range of competencies to those he serves including: Personal and social counseling, child and adolescent counseling, marriage and family counseling, pastoral counseling, employee assistance counseling, mental health counseling, chemical and dependency counseling, consultation, supervision, administration, and diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders. To schedule an appointment with Rich call 419-445-1552 or email arutter@shalomworks.org

 

Katie Sprow-Arend, LISW, MSW, BSW, Therapist, Clinical Supervisor

Katie received her Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University and her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Bowling Green State University. She has eleven years experience in family assessment and treatment for individuals and families in the field of foster care and adoption. She has an exceptional record of in-home counseling and out-patient therapy to adults, adolescents, children, families and groups. Katie’s area of competence and experience are in play therapy, the treatment of mental and emotional disorders, Psychosocial Assessment, Intervention Planning, the treatment of children and adolescents, family and individual counseling and clinical supervision. To schedule an appointment with Katie Sprow-Arend call 419-445-1552 or email aruttershalomworks.org

 

Stefanie Rockey, MSW,  LISW, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Therapist

Stefanie received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Toledo, OH and did her undergraduate studies at Defiance College where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social work. Stefanie has 17 years experience as a licensed social worker.  She is licensed through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board and is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers.  She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Stefanie is also a recipient of the Cambridge Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals and is also the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from NWSCC class of 2000.

Over the years Stefanie has conducted intensive and non-intensive chemical dependency groups, individual sessions and assessments for adults with chemical dependency or substance issues. She has also provided intensive home-based Functional Family Therapy working with youth involved in criminal justice systems and their families. As Shalom’s Mental Health Counselor she brings all of her experiences, compassion, love of people, skill and training as she provides Biopsychosocial Assessments, conducting individual, marital, and family counseling. Stefanie provides trauma informed care and works with a wide range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorders, ADHD/ADD, anger problems, life transition issues, and alcohol/drug issues and EMDR therapy.   If you are looking for a skilled, experienced and fully licensed and credentialed counselor that works with children, adults and couples give Shalom a call (419-636-1713) or email us at info shalomworks.org and ask to schedule and appointment with Stefanie Rockey.

Donna Wyse LPC, LSW, MSC

Donna received her Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University and her undergraduate in Social Work from Defiance College. She is licensed through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Donna is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, The American Counseling Association and is a National Certified Counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors.

Donnas areas of competence and experience include a wide range of mental health issues including but not limited to depression, anxiety, grief, drug/alcohol counseling as well as adolescent, couples and family counseling.

 

 

Michael Freeman, MHC, LSW, PCC-S, LICDC-CS, SAP, Approved Consultant for American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), Certified Clinical Hypnosis (CCH)

Mike Freeman has 25 years experience as a counselor.

Michael Freeman received his Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Bowling Green State University and completed his undergraduate studies in Secondary Education/Criminal Justice at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan. Michael has 25+ years experience in counseling individuals, couples, and families. Additionally, Michael is certified as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Supervisor, Certified in Clinical Hypnosis, and has completed all requirements of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) for the designation as Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis.

Mr. Freeman has utilized Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy interventions shown to be effective in helping with habit disorders, anxiety, stress, depression, phobias, chronic pain, insomnia, trauma, weight management issues, ego strengthening needs, and others. Mr. Freeman has practiced hypnosis since 2011 and is a member of the Ohio Counseling Association (OCA) and American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH). Mr. Freeman has been a contract counselor at Shalom Counseling & Mediation Center in Archbold, Ohio for the past 8 years.

 

Sara Gorr, MDiv, LPCC, CCTP, Therapist

I have been working as a counselor for the past ten years. I am serving victims of crime and have worked with my areas of expertise including individuals, couples, marriage, and family counseling; counseling for a wide range of issues: adjustment disorders, AIDS, addictions, anger management, anxiety, cancer, chronic illness, communication issues, depression, grief and loss, divorce, spirituality, self-injurious behaviors, abuse-trauma, (physical or sexual), women’s issues, PTSD and many other emotional and mental health related disorders.

Frances Diehl, MSW, ACSW, LISW-S Therapist

I have been working in the Social Work and Mental Health field since 1989. Over the years I have been in private practice as the sole proprietor of a counseling office, worked in a psychiatric hospital as a clinical social worker, been the regional director of Catholic Charities responsible for the overall operation and coordination of the outpatient mental health and substance abuse services for five offices, the director of a spiritual retreat center, director of an outpatient special care center for special needs teenagers and young adults. Currently I am serving patients as a psychiatric therapist in a hospital setting in addition to my contract therapist work here at Shalom.

My areas of expertise include individual, couple, marriage, and family counseling; counseling for a wide range of issues: adjustment disorders, AIDS, addictions, anger management, anxiety, cancer, chronic illness, communication issues, depression, grief and loss, geriatric issues, divorce, spirituality, sexuality, stress management, self-injurious behaviors, abuse-trauma, (physical or sexual), women’s issues, PTSD and many other emotional and mental health related disorders.

Jackie Carr, LISW-S Therapist

I have been working in the Social Work and Mental Health field since 1988.

My areas of expertise include individual, couple, family counseling with a particular focus on adolescent youth.  I have an extensive background in counseling for a wide range of issues: adjustment disorders, addictions, anger management, anxiety, communication issues, depression, grief and loss, divorce, stress management, self-injurious behaviors, abuse-trauma, and many other emotional and mental health related disorders.  It is a joy to serve those who trust Shalom for their counseling and mental health needs.  Call 419-445-1552 or email arutter@shalomworks.org