Serving families and adolescents with counseling, mission trip experiences and boarding school programs designed to help individuals succeed, families thrive and communities prosper.

Online Family Counseling Staff

Meet our Online Family Counselors

Serving families online in and outside of Indiana.


Dr. Laura Oyer

Laura Oyer, Ph.D., HSPP -Psychologist, Clinical Director

Dr. Laura Oyer received a Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master’s of Arts Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Ball State University. She is a licensed psychologist in Indiana and Colorado and is endorsed as a Health Service Provider in Psychology (HSPP). Dr. Oyer has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults with disordered eating and body image issues in a variety of settings. She also has experience treating clients with substance abuse, addictions, trauma, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, personality disorders, suicidal ideation, and self-harm behaviors. She utilizes an integrative approach, focusing on Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Experiential and Motivational Interviewing techniques. Additionally, Dr. Oyer values building a strong therapeutic relationship with clients and families, as well as helping them feel empowered and find balance in their lives.


Tim LaGro

Tim LaGro, M.A., LMHC

Tim graduated with a Master’s of Arts Degree in Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. He has been an Indiana state board approved  Licensed Mental Health Clinician since March of 2016.  The state of Ohio board approved LPC since April of 2012 and the state of Michigan board approved LPC since May of 2016. Tim has over five years experience counseling individuals, marriages, and families.  He works with all ages but particularly enjoys helping other men, teens, and families.  Tim also has experience working in the field of business before entering the mental health field, which some clients find helpful in working through work-life balance, stress, anxiety, and performance issues.  Tim has extensive experience with defiant teenagers, mental health disorders, personality disorders, suicidality, addictions, oppositional defiance, school issues, and crisis management.  Tim is thankful for God’s grace and faithfulness in his life.  His heart is to share God’s love with others and to help them to find their purpose in life.


Michelle Forgey

Michelle Forgey, M.A., LMHC — Therapist

Michelle is an Indiana state board approved Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 2015, a Georgia state board Licensed Professional Counselor since 2016, and a Registered Play Therapist with the Association of Play Therapy. In addition, Michelle is an Ordained Minister. She specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, teens, and their families. Michelle received her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. In addition, she completed MNU’s extensive and intensive play therapy program. She has also received additional training in Telemental health, Filial Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Art Therapy, PTSD, RAD, Addictions, Marriage Therapy, and Effects of Deployment on the Military and their family.

Michelle has extensive experience in individual, marriage and family, and addictions counseling while working in a number of therapeutic settings including an intensive residential program, in-home services, and outpatient services.  In addition, she has vast experience in working with families of all types and shapes including but not limited to: foster families, adoptive families, blended families, and traditional families.

Michelle had a passion for assisting clients in succeeding in all areas of life. She strives to accomplish this by developing a comprehensive and unique treatment plan for each client, having routine caregiver meetings if applicable, and implementing the treatment plan efficiently to increase success rates. She strives to be creative in her interventions and empower clients. Michelle would consider it a privilege to be able to work with you and your family.



Shannon Brady, M.S. –Therapist

Shannon received her Master’s of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling, from the University of Saint Francis.  Shannon has experience working with all age and socio-economic groups in individual, family, marriage and group therapy.  Shannon has worked with adolescents, children and families who have serious emotional and behavioral problems. She has completed specialized training in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy and has done specialized work with people that have experienced incidents of trauma: including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, accidents, injuries or any life threatening event. She has experience helping with issues such as ADHD, behavioral issues, social skills, anger management and sexually inappropriate behaviors, along with chronic mental health issues. Shannon also has past experience working with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, providing individuals and groups with skills training and support. Additionally, Shannon has experience working with children and families within the Autism spectrum disorder to learn coping skills, provide tools, and support the parents.



Shanna Keller, M.A. – Psychologist Trainee

Shanna received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is currently a Psy.D. Doctoral Candidate at Fuller, with 4 completed years of Doctoral level training in Los Angeles, CA. Shanna’s background includes 3 years of experience providing in-home therapeutic services to children and families dealing with developmental and Autism Spectrum disorders, attachment issues, boundary setting, social skills, and behavioral problems. Through the use of modeling, parent coaching, and strengthening parenting skills: Shanna helps equip parents to foster positive relationships and attachment bonds with their children. She also has experience working with diverse mood disorders, including anxiety, depression, and bipolar, as well as everyday difficulties that accompany chronic mental illness. In addition, Shanna has worked with adults and college/university students on problems related to sexual health, sexual identity, substance abuse, and facing the difficult questions about direction, purpose, and independence. Shanna hopes to journey with clients to improve the quality of their lives and relationships with spouses, family, friends, and God, which can suffer under the stresses of emotional pain and unresolved issues.


Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong, M.A. – Therapist

Sarah received her Master’s of Mental Health Counseling from Huntington University.  Sarah has over five years experience of working with youth and families.  She has worked with adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and self-harm.  Additionally, Sarah works with families faced with addiction, trauma, and grief.  She walks along side individuals, couples, and families who are adjusting to changes or to loss.  Sarah has a passion for missions inside and outside the country.  Sarah integrates Biblical truths as she partners with individuals and families to find true healing.


Sarah Duval, M.A. – Therapist

Sarah completed her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Huntington University. Sarah has experience working with adolescents, young adults, and couples. She also has worked with individuals struggling with eating disorders and body image issues.