Dr. Charles Slagen has served as the Executive Director of the Center since 1990.  His passion is in doing marriage and family therapy, especially in providing premarital counseling.  He has taught marriage and family therapy as an adjunct professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, serves as a crisis intervention counselor/consultant for several organizations, and also consults to churches and family owned businesses in areas that include team building, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, and succession planning.  Prior to becoming a psychologist, Chuck worked as an Electrical Engineer developing radar system signal processors.  He received his Ph.D. in Pastoral Psychology from Boston University, a M.A.T.S. with a concentration in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a B.S.E.E. from the University of Michigan.  Chuck is married and has two grown children, and a precious grandson.  You can email Dr. Slagen at cslagen@hopepsych.org.

Kristin Fehlauer earned her M.Ed from Boston University in 1997 and an M.Div. and Masters in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2007.  She has experience working in outpatient community mental health centers helping clients overcome addictions and deal with depression and anxiety.  Prior to becoming a counselor, she worked as a secondary school teacher for several years.  Kristin is married and has two young children. You can reach Kristin at kfehlauer@hopepsych.org.