Our team

Don Delafield
Don Delafield

Having served for almost 3 decades as a minister of counseling in a church-based context, Don is uniquely qualified to help you with many of the struggles in life. With a pastor’s heart and the experience of a seasoned therapist, Don has gifts in providing a safe environment and a clarifying experience for his clients. Trained both as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a licensed pastoral counselor, he has developed expertise in helping couples struggling with a variety of relational issues (conflict, emotional regulation, infidelity, etc.) Don also works with individuals and families dealing with emotional and relational struggles and has led numerous intensive marriage retreats throughout his career.

Don’s training includes a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky, a master’s degree in Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and completed the Post-master’s Certificate Program in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Louisville. Don is also an Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Carmen Frederick
Carmen Frederick

Do you desire to thrive in your life and relationships?
Maybe you have grown weary of just trying to survive?

For over two decades, Carmen Frederick has journeyed with women, men, and couples, guiding them from a place of dissatisfaction, difficulty or desperation to greater health, healing, and wholeness. Carmen uses a wholistic, faith-based approach integrated into a clinical therapeutic process, respecting each individual’s values and belief systems. Carmen can help you heal from past hurts, find freedom from areas of struggle, and grow in confidence, love, and strength to experience joy in your life and relationships.

Carmen is a licensed Psychological Associate, with an M.Ed. and Ed.S.in Counseling Psychology, a Gottman Method Couples Therapist (Level Two), a Certified Symbis Pre-Marital Assessment Facilitator, and has over twenty years experience, working seventeen of those in the professional counseling ministry for Southeast Christian Church.

Jay Close
Jay Close

Jay Close has helped many people deal with difficult times, as a minister and therapist. A particular gift for Jay is his ability to understand people’s struggles and work with them to create hope for change. Jay enjoys helping folks learn about themselves and those they love. Jay also practices and teaches meditation. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Kentucky, a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Jay is available for counseling about a life transition, grief, couple or family difficulties, anger, anxiety, depression or other issues.

Susan Killeen Jones

Susan is a Nationally Certified Counselor with over 20 years of experience serving children and families. With a Master’s degree from George Fox University and numerous state licenses, she offers Coaching and Counseling to both children and adults who want to grow in Emotional Regulation, Self Knowledge, Compassion and Resilience. Susan’s ongoing training in Trauma-Informed Care and Compassion Fatigue informs her work in healing the narratives of childhood and challenging mindsets that keep us from living in joy and freedom. She uses TBRI and the ancient tool of the Enneagram to inform care while honoring the mind-body-spirit connection and the powerful lessons of early life attachment experiences. Susan is a Christian therapist and welcomes clients of all faiths, spiritual orientation, and social experiences.


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