Resources

Bridgehaven is committed to providing trusted resources to aid the counseling process and is available for discipleship in local churches.

 

Articles from Neale Davis

 

 

Neale Davis, M.A.

Executive Director

Neale, a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. Neale served with Campus Crusade for Christ 28 years before coming to Bridgehaven. He loves people and helping them walk through their difficulties. His goal is to help each person that comes through the doors of Bridgehaven to think biblically about their situation. He specializes in marriage, pre-marriage, men’s issues, depression, same sex attraction, parenting, addictions, stress and counseling for pastors. He is from North Carolina and is married to an amazing woman named Bonnie. They have three older children and live in Cary.

 

 

 

Articles from Omar King

 

 

Omar King, M.Div.

Pastoral Counselor

Omar is a native of Queens, NY and relocated to Raleigh, NC as a teenager where his home has been since. In 1999 he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his Master’s of Divinity with Biblical Counseling degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Wake Forest NC. In 2001, he received a Level 1 Certification as a Clinical Pastoral Educator through Duke University and Rex Health Care. Omar served as a Special Programs teacher at Mary Phillips Alternative High School in Southeast Raleigh for 3 years and 6 years as full-time certified personal fitness trainer at O2 Fitness Club in North Raleigh. He has a growing interest and passion in areas of marriage, pre-marriage, dating, depression, anger, anxiety, addiction, men’s issues, and identity and security. He is a health and fitness aficionado. Omar and his wife LaToya of 6 years live in Wake Forest, NC.

 

 

 

Articles from Lauren Turner

 

Lauren Turner, M.A.

Pastoral Counselor

Lauren Turner, a native of southern California, graduated from Biola University in 2006 and worked in Residence Life for 6 years before moving to Durham in 2011. She received a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest. Lauren is passionate about caring for people well while connecting them to biblical truth in the counseling setting. She specializes in marriage, pre-marriage, identity, anxiety, anger, stress and contentment-related issues. She enjoys working in college ministry alongside her husband and raising their 2 young children. In her free time she loves reading, writing, music, travel and sports.

 

Articles from Keith Clement

Keith Clement, M.Ed.

Pastoral Counselor

Keith graduated from The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and received his graduate counseling training at Georgia State University and the Psychological Studies Institute in Atlanta, GA, The Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation, Philadelphia, PA., and the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, New York, NY. Keith served in counseling ministries in Atlanta and was a founding counselor of Redeemer Counseling Services in New York before returning to his native state of North Carolina and joining the Bridgehaven team. Keith’s passion is to see people set free and transformed by the renewing of their minds through the gospel of grace and the power of God’s love. He enjoys helping people discover the good God is working in all of life’s problems and circumstances. Areas of particular interest include self-image and identity issues, issues specific to men and masculinity, relational conflicts, problems with intimacy, single’s issues, and depression and anxiety. Keith is committed to a wholistic view of mental health that address the mind, body, and spirit, incorporating the truths of Scripture, methods of counseling, and referral to medical specialists as needed.

Other than counseling, Keith has served as a Deacon in his church, was on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU), did discipling ministry with World Harvest Missions, and has been involved in mission work in Mexico, Ireland, and Rwanda. When not counseling, Keith enjoys working on his farm in Granville County, NC and hosting retreats and other events on his farm. He loves to travel, read, and garden.

Articles from Jessica Cobb

Jessica Cobb, M.A. (c)

Pastoral Counselor

Jessica Cobb is a born and raised Georgia girl. A bulldog fan to the core, Jessica attended the University of Georgia. She lived in North Africa as a missionary, which is where she met her husband. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science. When Jessica and her husband moved to Raleigh, she served in a psychiatry and counseling office for two years as the office manager. Jessica received her M.A. in Biblical Counseling at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jessica served in Summit’s Graduate Counseling program for two years. She has a heart for missionaries as they come off the field and are in need of care and community. Her passions for counseling are premarital, marriage counseling, women’s issues, identity, family issues, and depression. Additionally, she is Prepare-Enrich certified. Jessica and her husband live in Cary raising their young daughter. She loves baking, sports, reading, and being a wife and mama.

 

Articles from Dottie Hilliard

 

Dottie Hilliard, M.A.

Pastoral Counselor

Dottie grew up in Raleigh and is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She married and had two daughters whom she homeschooled for eight years. She was employed as a substitute teacher for four years until her daughters graduated from high school. After becoming an empty nester, Dottie studied at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where she received her Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. She served as a facilitator for a support group of women whose husbands had been unfaithful. After a year in that role, Dottie became part of the Graduate Counseling program at The Summit Church where she served three years. She has experience in areas of marriage and divorce issues, anxiety and depression, unhealthy eating struggles, and grief. Dottie and her husband Doug enjoy serving at the Summit Cary campus together and spending time with their two daughters and sons-in law.

Articles from Laura McGee

Laura McGee, M.A.C.C.

Pastoral Counselor

Laura, a native of Austin Texas, graduated from Wake Forest University with a BA in Politics and a minor in Religion.  After graduation, she moved to the Washington DC area to pursue a career in politics.  While in DC, she volunteered with Campus Crusade for Christ discipling and mentoring college women.   Her passion  for discipleship led to her to join staff for three years.  Laura’s love for her family though led her back to North Carolina to become a full-time caregiver to her Mom who had developed a long term progressive illness. After her death, Laura moved to Raleigh in 2011 to resume a career in politics. Yet the Lord had other plans and in 2015 Laura was accepted into Reformed Theological Seminary (Charlotte, NC) Master’s of Counseling program and graduated in May 2017. Laura is a dedicated Dallas Cowboys fan, loves movies, her dog Bailey, and being with friends and family.   Laura is passionate about helping people who are hurting find hope and confidence in the Lord’s presence and love for them while they struggle with difficult circumstances. She specializes in anxiety and depression, life transitions, grief, caregiving,workplace difficulties and single’s issues.