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Leadership Team

President
Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D.
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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.

Chief Operating Officer

Taryn Millar, Psy.D.

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email: tarynm@sli.org

 

Chief Operating Officer

Taryn Millar, Psy.D.

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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 Center, 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.

Director of Clinical Services
Rev. James Gordon, Ph.D.
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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.

Associate Director of Clinical Services

Emily Ray, Ph.D.

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email: emilyr@sli.org

Associate Director of Clinical Services

Emily Ray, Ph.D.

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email: emilyr@sli.org

Emily Ray, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in Maryland and Virginia. She earned her doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville, Maryland. Dr. Ray worked as an outpatient therapist in the Caritas Counseling Center, as well as a therapist in the residential program at Saint Luke Institute, prior to being appointed associate director of clinical services. She has taught graduate courses in psychological assessment and has a particular interest in personality assessment. Dr. Ray also holds a master’s degree in dance-movement therapy from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Director of Medical Services
Joseph Collins, D.O.
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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.

Admissions and Client Services Coordinator

Michelle Short

301-422-5429

email: michelles@sli.org

Director of Caritas Counseling Center

Crystal Taylor-Dietz, Psy.D.

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email: crystaltd@sli.org

Director of Caritas Counseling Center

Crystal Taylor-Dietz, Psy.D.

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email: crystaltd@sli.org

Crystal Taylor-Dietz, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and an assistant clinical professor of clinical psychology at The George Washington University Professional Psychology Program. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Chestnut Hill College, a pre-doctoral internship at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston Medical Center and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at The George Washington University Professional Psychology Program. Dr. Taylor-Dietz served on the residential staff of Saint Luke Institute before being appointed director of Caritas Counseling Center, Saint Luke’s outpatient program. She has a psychodynamic and family systems background and has experience working in community mental health and multidisciplinary settings, domestically and abroad.