Our ministers are clinically trained and are dedicated to promoting the emotional and spiritual health of all who seek them out, regardless of faith or religion. All members of our staff have received intensive clinical training in psychology, theology, and marriage and family therapy.
Each counselor maintains one or more of a wide variety of certifications, such as Certified Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, Licensed Professonal Counselor, and Certified Pastoral Counselor.
Furman University, B.A.;
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div.;
Wake Forest University, M.A.
Counseling since 1972
LPC # 2413
Susan MacDonald Roddey, D.Min
Certified Pastoral Counselor - NC
Davidson College, B.A. 1986
Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1990
Columbia Theological Seminary, D.Min., 2008
CFBPPC - N.C. #50
Vivian Peralta-Mesa, M.A.
The Union Institute, B.A.
Miami Institute of Psychology, M.S., 2001
L.M.F.T. - NC #1297
Winthrop University, B.A.
N.O. Baptist Theological Seminary, M.R.E.
Erskine Theological Seminary, M.Div, D.Min
Certified F.B.P Pastoral Counseler - N.C. #56
Healing Touch Certified Practitioner
Other Credentials: LPC, AAPC Fellow, and NCC
Jim R Wadford, D.Min.
Central Wesleyan College, B.A. (1977)
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div. (1986)
Drew Theological Seminary, D.Min. (1992)
International Coaching Federation, (member since 2004) ACC certification
Center for Creative Leadership; Greensboro, NC (certified in 360 by Design)
Eckerd College; St. Petersburg, FL (certified in Conflict Dynamic Profile)
University of North Carolina-Charlotte, B.A., B.S.;
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div.;
Drew Divinity School, D.Min.
Certified Fee-Based Practicing Pastoral Counselor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor
James W. Pruett, Ph.D; D.Min.
Diplomate, American Association of Pastoral Counselors;
Diplomate, College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy;
Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor, American Association for
Marriage and Family Therapy;
National Certified Counselor;
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor;
Approved Clinical Supervisor, Center for Credentialing, Inc.;
National Board of Certified Counselors;
Approved Clinical Supervisor, Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc.
Distance Certified Counselor
Other Credentials: LPC, LMFT, LPCS, CFBPPC