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Leadership Team

President
Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D.
301-445-7970
email: president@sli.org

President
Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D.
301-445-7970
email: president@sli.org

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., is a psychologist who has extensive experience working with clergy and religious, including integrated psychological and spiritual treatment, multicultural candidate assessments and initial and ongoing formation. He previously served as spiritual director and prefect of studies at Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminary and held several positions at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, both in Denver. He also was director of counseling services for the Pontifical North American College in Rome. Fr. Songy served on the Provincial Council for the Capuchin Province of Mid-America and was formation director and safe environment coordinator. He holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Denver, a doctorate in sacred theology from the Teresianum in Rome and a master’s degree in pastoral counseling from Loyola College.

Director of Saint Luke Center
Emily R. Cash, Psy.D.
502-632-2471
email: emilyc@sli.org

Director of Saint Luke Center
Emily R. Cash, Psy.D.
502-632-2471
email: emilyc@sli.org

Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist and a member of the clinical services department at Saint Luke Institute since 2006. She received her graduate degree in clinical psychology from Spalding University in Kentucky and completed her doctoral training in a community mental health setting in New York City. Her clinical services include individual and group therapy, psychological evaluation and assessment, and facilitation of psycho-educational groups for mental health and well-being. Dr. Cash is the Director of the Candidate Assessment Program for Saint Luke Institute and the Director of Saint Luke Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Director of Medical Services
Joseph Collins, D.O.
301-445-7970

Director of Medical Services
Joseph Collins, D.O.
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Joseph P. Collins, D.O., has been the director of medical services at Saint Luke Institute since 2004. He is a board-certified psychiatrist who received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his psychiatry residency training at the Georgetown University Medical Center. He is currently an assistant clinical professor at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. His professional interests include depression, bipolar disorder and psychopharmacology.

Assistant Director of Clinical Services
Rev. Quinn Conners, O.Carm., Ph.D.
301-445-7970
Email: quinnc@sli.org

Assistant Director of Clinical Services
Rev. Quinn Conners, O.Carm., Ph.D.
301-445-7970
Email: quinnc@sli.org

Rev. Quinn Conners, O.Carm., Ph.D., is a Carmelite of the Chicago Province and a clinical psychologist. He served on the staff of Saint Luke Institute from 1997-2004, returning in 2012. He has also served as prior and director of formation at Whitefriars Hall in Washington, DC, director of novices and as provincial. Additional ministries included principal of Mt. Carmel High School in Los Angeles and as a psychotherapist, spiritual director and part-time faculty member at Washington Theological Union. He has led workshops internationally in the areas of psychology and spirituality, sexuality, vocational discernment and the first five years of ministry.

Director of Clinical Services
Rev. James Gordon, Ph.D.
301-445-7970
email: jimg@sli.org

Director of Clinical Services
Rev. James Gordon, Ph.D.
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email: jimg@sli.org

Rev. James Gordon, Ph.D., is a priest of the Diocese of Richmond. Ordained in 1981, he has served as pastor of four parishes, including founding pastor of the fast-growing St. Stephen, Martyr, in Chesapeake, Va. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from George Mason University and has served as clinical consultant to the Bishop of Richmond and for six years on the residential staff at Saint Luke Institute, first as a staff therapist working with clergy and religious, and currently as a member of the leadership team.

Chief Operating Officer

Taryn Millar, Psy.D.

301-445-7970

Email: tarynm@sli.org

 

Chief Operating Officer

Taryn Millar, Psy.D.

301-445-7970

Email: tarynm@sli.org

 

Taryn Millar, Psy.D, Chief Operating Officer, is a licensed psychologist in Maryland and Virginia. Prior to earning her doctorate, she worked at the National Institutes of Health in the section of Developmental Genetic Epidemiology. She obtained her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from The George Washington University School of Professional Psychology and completed her doctoral training at the University of Virginia Counseling and Psychological Services Department. She was a therapist with the residential treatment program at Saint Luke Institute before being named director of Caritas Counseling Services, Saint Luke Institute's outpatient program, with offices in Silver Spring and Baltimore, Maryland. She was named COO in 2016. Her clinical services include individual and group therapy and psychological evaluation and assessment.

Admissions and Client Services Coordinator

Michelle Short

301-422-5429

Email: michelles@sli.org