There is hope and healing available for each person who finds him or herself in a seemingly hopeless situation. As you walk through a season of your life that you may or may not have chosen, be encouraged that you can choose to journey well. Stone Bridge Counseling Center would be privileged to sojourn with you. We are a counseling practice whose central mission is to provide quality professional mental health services, to encourage and nurture individuals to live in wholeness and restoration.
Services are provided to individuals (teens and adult), couples wishing to strengthen their
marriages or who may be struggling in their marriage relationships, as well as to families.
the time is now
"To love means loving the unlovable.
To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable.
Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless."
-Gilbert K. Chesterton
Ray is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in the field of counseling, driven by an unwavering dedication to helping individuals and families thrive. His journey in the counseling realm began in adolescent residential treatment, where he assumed a pivotal role in developing and administering the therapeutic program for adolescent residents. During this period, he also facilitated impactful family workshops, with the overarching goal of fostering reunification within families.
In subsequent years, Ray transitioned into the realm of outpatient private practice, where he further refined his craft. Here, he worked intimately with individuals, couples, and families, tailoring his approach to meet their unique needs and challenges.
Ray's true calling lies in addressing the profound challenges of intimacy and communication within marriages, as well as navigating the intricate landscape of sexual addiction. His expertise in these areas has transformed countless lives, reigniting the flames of connection and offering hope and healing to those in need.
What truly sets Ray apart is his innate ability to inspire authenticity in others. He encourages individuals, couples, and families to not only discover but also wholeheartedly embrace and embody their true selves. His ultimate mission is to facilitate the healing and restoration that his clients desire, a task he considers a privilege, approached with profound responsibility.
Ray proudly holds the title of Licensed Professional Counselor and is a certified Sexual Recovery Therapist, accredited by the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy. This credential underscores his unwavering commitment to providing specialized care. His academic journey includes the attainment of a Master's in Clinical Counseling from CACREP-accredited Northwest Nazarene University. Ray's dedication to professional growth is evident through his membership in esteemed organizations such as the American Counseling Association and Chi Sigma Iota, a Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society. Additionally, Ray is a certified Prepare-Enrich facilitator, recognized for its effectiveness in premarital education, preparation, and marriage enrichment.
In the realm of spiritual guidance, Ray holds the esteemed title of a Spiritual Director, a credential earned through the Benedictine Spiritual Formation Program at Benet Hill Monastery. This adds a profound dimension to his holistic approach to counseling, further enriching his ability to guide individuals and families on their journey toward healing and fulfillment.
Ray is a preferred provider with Tricare and Profile EAP, and also accepts LifeWorks EAP and Compsych EAP. These partnerships are a testament to his trustworthiness and effectiveness in assisting employees, organizations, and our esteemed members of the military and
their families, in their pursuit of well-being. Notably, Ray's inclusion of Tricare among the programs he serves highlights his
commitment to addressing the mental health and well-being needs of military personnel and their families directly. Tricare
is a vital resource for those who dedicate themselves to protecting our nation, and Ray's willingness to provide services
through this program showcases his dedication to giving back to those who have served and sacrificed for our country.
Ray's diverse expertise and unwavering dedication make him a trusted and compassionate guide for single and married
men and women of all ages, as well as teens and families, as they navigate the path to personal growth and well-being.