Now more than ever our communities are starving for more comprehensive faith-based mental health services. If you represent a church seeking mental health support, check out the framework and strategy that we’re building to help you. You can also make a gift so that we can continue strengthening families and saving lives.
Beacon of Light is led by Doug Reed, a long-time member of St. Andrew who has managed several behavioral health care organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit. He has also been touched directly by the challenge of navigating mental health issues, having lost his adult daughter, Natalie, to suicide in 2020.
Carrie Cravens, LCSW, manages the development and implementation of all clinical programming. Carrie has more than 15 years of experience working in mental healthcare through private practice, medical, church and non-profit organizations. Carrie believes that all individuals deserve to have access to quality mental health care and strives to build trusting relationships between practitioners, clients, church leaders and community members.