Counselors

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Karis Meyer, MFT

Mrs. Meyer has a Master of Arts degree in marriage and family therapy (MFT) through Northcentral University in San Diego, CA. She holds an associate license in marriage and family therapy (ALMFT) and is a member of the Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and the Illinois Affiliation of Marriage and Family Therapists (IAMFT). She has experience working with individuals as well as couples and families.

Believing that all humans have a basic need for secure relationships and that all are worthy of receiving help in order to meet that need, Mrs. Meyer works through the lens of family systems while incorporating other modalities, including cognitive-behavioral techniques. Whether meeting with an individual, couple or family, she helps clients gain insight in order to make changes resulting in less anxiety and mutually satisfying relationships. Mrs. Meyer encourages clients to explore and integrate their values and spiritual beliefs (if desired) into their work together as they seek hope, relief or relational peace and restoration.

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Alison Lanter, LCSW

Mrs. Lanter has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and has practiced as a Certified School Social Worker for three years in the state of Illinois. Most of her social work career has been spent helping children, youth, and families in health care settings and in schools.

Mrs. Lanter uses a combination of cognitive-behavioral and person-centered therapy techniques to help clients, and whenever possible, uses evidence-based practice guidelines to inform her work. She frequently uses play and art therapy with children and youth clients. Mrs. Lanter’s areas of expertise include grief and divorce, challenging behavior issues in children, and helping parents develop more satisfying interactions with their kids. One of Mrs. Lanter’s core beliefs is faith in God and that spiritual practice can offer comfort, hope, and strength during difficult times, and she is open to talking about faith issues with clients.

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Linda Peters, LPC

Mrs. Peters has a Master of Science (MS) degree in pastoral counseling from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Illinois, a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), and also a practitioner member of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE).

Mrs. Peters' theoretical approach is based on a psychodynamic way of understanding, a rogerian/person-centered way of being, and a cognitive-behavioral way of intervening. As a pastoral counselor, she provides clinical psychological counseling integrated with spirituality, although spiritual issues need not be overtly discussed.

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Vaughn Robart, MDiv., LCSW

Mr. Robart received his Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Kentucky and Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree from Asbury Theological Seminary.

He has served as a youth pastor and chaplain as well as high school teacher and college adjunct professor. He has lived in three other countries which helps him relate to cross-cultural issues.

He currently works with senior citizens and the disabled during the day and counsels for JH in the evenings. He specializes in youth, marriage and family counseling including anger management strategies and conflict resolution skills.

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Dan Selock, CADC, LCPC

Mr. Selock received his Master of Science (MS) degree in rehabilitation counseling from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), a Licensed Sex Offender Evaluator (LSOE), and a Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider (LSOTP) in the state of Illinois. Mr. Selock is also a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) and American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC).

Mr. Selock is an eclectic counselor, using whatever theoretical approach that serves the needs and abilities of his clients. He often uses Motivational Interviewing to allow the client to assist in their care and Mindfulness to help them orient their senses and feelings.

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Susie Selock, LCSW

Mrs. Selock has a master’s degree in Social Work(MSW) from the University of Illinois. Her professional career has included over 30 years with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services as a caseworker, supervisor and administrator. She more recently worked at the SIUC School of Social Work overseeing the Integrated Assessment Program which provided clinical assessments for families entering the foster care system.

Mrs. Selock favors a trauma informed, strength-based approach while utilizing active listening and cognitive behavior strategies. She is comfortable exploring an individual's faith and spiritual beliefs as needed.

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Susan Hughey-Rasler, Ph.D., LMFT

Dr. Hughey-Rasler is a member of the American Psychological Association, a clinical member and Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She has served as a behavioral health clinician since completing her doctoral degree in 1982.

In addition to treating Depression and Anxiety Disorders in individuals, couples, and families, she has expertise in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, OCD, and mental health disorders related to chronic physiological conditions.

Dr. Hughey-Rasler operated many years as the Chair of the Psychology Department at Greenville University where she has served as a faculty member since 1987, and currently as an emeritus professor of psychology.

Supervision

Karis Meyer, as an Associate licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, is required by the state of Illinois to receive supervision as part of the continuing licensure process for obtaining her full status as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. This supervision is provided by Dr. Susan Hughey-Rasler, Ph.D., LMFT.

Alison Lanter, as a Licensed Social Worker, is required by the state of Illinois to receive supervision as part of the continuing licensure process for obtaining her Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) status. Mrs. Lanter’s supervision will be provided by Susie Selock, LCSW.

Linda Peters, as a Licensed Professional Counselor, is also required by the state of Illinois to receive supervision as part of the continuing licensure process for obtaining her Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) status.

This supervision will be provided by Dan Selock, LCPC