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Emily Cash, Psy.D., director of Saint Luke Center, is a licensed psychologist in Kentucky and Maryland, and an adjunct member of the clinical services department at Saint Luke Institute. She obtained her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Spalding University in Kentucky and completed her doctoral training in a community mental health setting in New York City. From 2006-2010, she was on staff in the residential treatment program at Saint Luke Institute before returning to Kentucky to open Saint Luke Center. Her clinical services include individual and group therapy, psychological evaluation and assessment and teaching psycho-educational groups and workshops geared towards mental health and well-being.


block-christopherChristopher G. Block, Ph.D., is a licensed psychological practitioner in Kentucky. He obtained his doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Louisville and completed a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Spalding University. Prior to joining the Saint Luke Center in 2014, Chris was a 24-year veteran of the Kentucky Department of Corrections, where he retired as director of the Sex Offender Risk Assessment Unit within the Division of Mental Health. During his tenure with the DOC, he also served as the department’s program administrator for residential and community-based drug and alcohol treatment services, and worked as a therapist in the Sex Offender Treatment Program. Chris’ clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral intervention for emotional disorders and risk assessment.


Reverend Thomas Boland, M.A., is a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville. He attended St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, MD for theology and did graduate studies at The Catholic University of America. He has served as a teacher, marriage and family therapist, director of the archdiocesan Family Ministries Office and a pastor. He has been a member of the archdiocesan clergy personnel board, a diocesan Consultor, and has served seven terms on the archdiocesan Priests’ Council. His training in spiritual direction was through Sacred Heart University in Stratford, CT. Now a retired pastor, Father Boland offers spiritual direction and leads workshops for clergy and pastoral teams.


Joni Caldwell, Ph.D., OCDS, is a licensed psychologist in Kentucky, and a member of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites in Cincinnati, Ohio. She served for many years as director of spiritual formation for her community, and currently facilitates an ongoing formation seminar for professed members. She received her doctorate from the University of Dallas. She served many years as professor and chair of the psychology department for Union College before completing requirements for clinical licensure at Spalding University in Louisville. She has been an active member of the Kentucky Psychological Association for many years, and currently serves on the KPA Ethics Committee.


Michael Day, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in Indiana and Kentucky. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Spalding University and an M.A. and M.T.S. from Saint Meinrad School of Theology. Dr. Day works on a consultation basis with Saint Luke Center and is the director of personal counseling and a member of the faculty at Indiana University Southeast. His experience includes work in higher education and children/family residential treatment. His clinical interests include trauma informed care, developmental related issues, clinical supervision, and education. He is a member of APA and AUCCCD.


Sister Clara Fehringer, O.S.U., M.Ed., M.S.F., is an Ursuline Sister from Louisville, KY. She completed her studies in formative spirituality at Duquesne University. She has served as formation director for her community, with campus ministry at Eastern Kentucky University and as director of liturgy for the Diocese of Lexington. She currently is a pastoral associate at Saint Paul parish in Lexington, Kentucky, in addition to her work with Saint Luke Center.


Scott T. Hedges, M.D., is a consulting psychiatrist for Saint Luke Center and the senior vice president for medical services with Seven Counties Services, Inc., a regional mental health center. Dr. Hedges also is on the clinical faculty with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at his alma mater, the University of Louisville School of Medicine. His community service includes membership and active participation in St. Joseph’s Guild, the local guild of the Catholic Medical Association; the Community Health Committee of the Greater Louisville Medical Society; and the Committee on Community and Rural Health with the Kentucky Medical Association. Dr. Hedges is a Secular Carmelite and a member of the Secular Order Discalced Carmelites Community of the Holy Spirit and is currently an aspirant for the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of Louisville.


SLC-Bob-RayReverend Robert Ray, M.Div., completed his theological studies at St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, MD, prior to his ordination in 1969. He has served in a variety of ministries, including parishes, retreat work with high school youth, college campus ministry, priest review and continuing education for clergy. He served on the staff at St. Meinrad School of Theology for ten years, and undertook spiritual direction training at the Institute for Spiritual Leadership in Chicago. He also participated in a two-year spiritual direction practicum offered by the Archdiocese of Louisville Office of Spirituality. Fr. Bob currently is a pastor; spiritual director with lay, religious and priests; and retreat leader with parish councils, parish staffs and men’s and women’s groups.


Linda Reynolds, M.Ed., M.A., is a spiritual director for Saint Luke Center in addition to her private practice offering individual spiritual direction, supervision and group facilitation. Linda’s training includes the two-year spiritual direction practicum through the Archdiocese of Louisville. She earned her B.S. and M.Ed. in counseling psychology at the University of Louisville and graduated with an M.A. in spirituality, a joint program with Bellarmine University and Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. She has worked as a pastoral counselor for AIDS Interfaith Ministries of Kentuckiana, Inc and a guest spiritual director for Eastern Point Retreat House in Gloucester, MA.


SLC-Paul-ScaglioneReverend Paul Scaglione, M.Div., is a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville. He attended Mount Saint Paul Seminary in Wisconsin and Saint Meinrad School of Theology prior to his ordination in New Jersey. He has extensive experience as a spiritual director and pastor, including ten years as spiritual director for the School of Theology at Saint Meinrad Seminary. He also directed the Office of Pastoral Care for the Archdiocese of Louisville for 11 years and is a member of the archdiocese’s Sexual Abuse Review Board. He received training at the Institute for Spiritual Leadership in Chicago and is an active member of Spiritual Directors International. Fr. Scaglione provides directed retreats, workshops on spirituality and parish missions, and is experienced in outreach with victims of sexual abuse.


stodghill for webSam Stodghill, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in Kentucky. He received his Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Spalding University. Before joining the staff of Saint Luke Center, Dr. Stodghill was clinical coordinator for REACH, a community-based social service agency. His experience includes work in children/family residential treatment and foster care settings. His clinical interests include functional assessment and behavior support consultation and program planning and evaluation. He is an active member of the Kentucky Psychological Association and currently serves as a member of the KPA Board as the Jefferson region representative.


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