Nancy De Haas Dunn, MA, LPC-S, Director, graduated from Oral Roberts University seminary with a Master of Arts degree in Christian counseling with additional hours of doctorate-level coursework. She has been in private practice over twenty years. In addition, she has eleven years of experience in school counseling, with emphasis on elementary age and teenage populations.
Nancy is a licensed professional counselor specializing in individual, marriage and family counseling. She works with couples in marriage counseling, and with parents and children experiencing relational difficulties. She also works in the areas of depression, anxiety, sexual abuse, grief and loss, divorce, codependency, and relational issues.
Nancy enjoys and has special interest in women’s issues, group therapy, and international work. She is committed to international mission trips where she speaks on child abuse awareness, gives sexual abuse training presentations, and provides safety protection classes. On mission trips, she works with schools providing guidance training to teachers specific to the needs of orphans. In all areas of counseling, she believes counselors are called to be representatives of the heart of God; to join Him in bringing healing to the wounded and broken areas of people’s lives in order that they may receive the promises of God for their lives and fulfill their God given destinies. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Ashley Hoffman, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Hoffman graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor of Science degree in Honors Psychology. She then earned a Doctor of Psychology degree and Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Hoffman has previous experience working as a generalist with all ages in christian counseling private practice at Asbury Counseling Center, with college students in a university counseling center, in a children's clinic at a community mental health center, on an adult unit at an inpatient psychiatric hospital, on a family therapy treatment team, as the associate director of a sexual abuse treatment program, on a specialized Autism Spectrum Disorder treatment team performing evaluations and treatment, and as a field researcher for Pearson test company. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. She resides in Madison with her husband and two children.
Dr. Hoffman provides psychological services to children, adolescents, young adults, and adults. Her clinical interests include spiritual issues, anxiety disorders (OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, PTSD), mood disorders (Depression, Bipolar Disorder), marital therapy, women's issues (infertility, miscarriage, postpartum disorders), childhood and teenage problems (ADHD, anxiety, adoption, abuse, bullying, social skills, depression, divorce, Autism, self-worth, risky behaviors, attachment, Oppositional Defiant Disorder), parent-child relational problems, and evidence-based practices. She conducts psychological evaluations for ADHD, Asperger's/ Autistic Disorder, Learning Disorders (Dyslexia, etc), Gifted placement, personality disorders, and parental evaluations for adoption. She has been honored to serve the community as a volunteer speaker on mental health topics with women's groups, educators, local churches, suicide prevention initiatives, and the Huntsville Police Department. For more information about Dr. Hoffman please visit www.Huntsville-Psychologist.com.
Courtney Hanks, LICSW, PIP graduated from Alabama A&M University with a Master of Arts degree in social work with a concentration in child welfare, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Courtney has been working in the field of counseling since 2009. Her work experience is diverse and includes areas such as substance abuse, sex education, grief and trauma, geriatric mental health, and school counseling. Courtney is trained in using techniques from methods such as Applied Behavioral Analysis, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Emotion Focused Therapy. Courtney's future goals include becoming certified in the areas of Intimacy Therapy, and Christian Sex Therapy in order to better serve her clients.
Courtney enjoys working directly with children, adolescences, and families to achieve healthy communication and connection within their relationships. Furthermore, Courtney is committed to helping individuals and families create secure bonds with their loved ones, as well as their Heavenly Father. She is especially interested in helping with parent child relationships, marriage and family counseling, codependency, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, spiritual development, and child behavioral issues.
Courtney and her husband have been married since 2010 and have three children. They are active members in their local church and enjoy adventure and the outdoors.
Heather Roberts, LICSW graduated with a Masters in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and with a Bachelor of Science in Christian Counseling Skills from Toccoa Falls Christian College.
With over 18 years of experience, Heather has worked in various agencies including: child protective services in Pittsburgh, PA, an adult community mental health organization in Washington DC, a child/adolescent focused private practice in Virginia, and most recently as a school-based mental health therapist in Huntsville, AL. Heather has volunteered in a variety of church based and community capacities: in the public school systems supporting teachers and school programs, with the high school student ministry at church facilitating small groups, as a biblical lay counselor at church working with women, and in her church as a Missional Community Group Leader co-facilitating group meetings and providing member care. Heather resides in Madison with her husband and three children.
Heather’s family history and experience led her to the field of counseling toward the end of high school and she has been pursuing that desire and calling ever since. Heather enjoys working with a variety of ages to include children, adolescents, adults and families. In addition to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy, Heather has training and experience in Child Centered Play Therapy, and is pursuing her certification as a Registered Play Therapist. Heather considers it a sacred opportunity when invited to walk alongside those who are hurting, providing clinically sound help alongside of biblical truth, and pointing to the ultimate helper and healer.