Meet The Team

Jamie Minick, MA, LPC

Jamie Minick, MA, LPC

Assistant Branch Director, MA, LPC - Lancaster

Jamie Minick serves as the Assistant Branch Director for Central Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Jamie holds degrees in Psychology and Counseling and is a licensed professional counselor. She has been serving in child welfare for over 20 years. Jamie also cares for clients in Bethany’s Counseling Services Program. She values Bethany’s ability to bring faith into the services being provided and ensuring that all those she encounters recognize their value.

Cheryl Walters

Cheryl Walters

Psychologist, MS - Lancaster

Cheryl is a licensed psychologist, certified Theraplay therapist, and a registered clinician with ATTACh (Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment). She has designed, implemented, provided services, and fulfilled the role of supervisory/consulting psychologist in a specialized treatment program for children/adolescents and their parents/families with diagnoses associated with reactive attachment disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and developmental trauma disorder. At Bethany since 2013, Cheryl is providing outpatient psychotherapy, parent support groups, parent consultations, and trainings for parents and professionals. She is also the consulting psychologist for attachment and trauma issues for clinical services.

Dawn L. Tluczek

Dawn L. Tluczek

Church & Donor Relations Liaison - Lancaster

Dawn has worked for the past 30 years in a variety of positions, all culminating with the position she recently accepted with Bethany Lancaster as the Donor and Church Relations Liaison. She has worked in operations, sales and customer engagement while producing creative and lasting events like the Lititz Fire & Ice Festival. She worked recently for the Lancaster Barnstormers and created the very popular Faith on the Field program that incorporated the baseball players and guests that enjoyed chapel together and a variety of activities to create a life-changing experience. Dawn and her family live in Hempfield and are very involved in their community, schools and church. They enjoy time visiting with family & friends and working on their home together. Their family are members at Mission Church and Dawn volunteers with several committee's and boards including: The Executive Team for Leukemia/Lymphoma Society Light the Night/Big Climb; Lancaster County Career & Tech General Advisory Committee; Lancaster Bible College Sports Advisory Team; Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Team; Red Rose Connections; Lancaster Networking Group; VP of Marketing & Communications with ABWA-LAEN; the Mission Church Leadership Team for Go Beyond; Polka Dot Powerhouse; Northern Lancaster Chamber; Volunteer Coordinator/Event Chair for Centerville Elementary PTO; and the Lancaster Liederkranz.

Doreen Bishop

Doreen Bishop

ADOPTS Therapist - Lancaster

As a therapist, Doreen supports families in their adoption journeys and creates a safe place for children who were adopted or in foster care to grow and heal. At Bethany since 2011, she feels blessed to work in an organization where she can combine her Christian faith with her professional career. Doreen and her husband are joyfully raising three children.

Heather Stottlemyre Tye

Heather Stottlemyre Tye

Therapy Supervisor, Domestic Foster Care, MDiv - Lancaster

Heather has served as a foster parent and worked with families through foster care and pastoral ministry for over ten years. She is driven to see brokenness restored and healing released in anyone God brings her way through trauma-informed therapy and prayer. Heather and her husband have three biological children and love exploring cultures.

Jennifer Strasenburgh, MA

Jennifer Strasenburgh, MA

ReNew Program Supervisor - Lancaster

Jennifer has worked with high-risk families for over 16 years, connecting them to community resources and helping them navigate life’s obstacles. She has a master’s degree in criminal justice. Jennifer is trained in motivational interviewing and has extensive experience working with Lancaster County Prison and children who have an incarcerated parent and providing community trainings in trauma and trauma-informed care.

Aleisha Clyde, MS

Aleisha Clyde, MS

Woman's Advocate - Lancaster

Ally is a women’s advocate with the ReNew program. She has a master’s degree in mental health and wellness with a focus in family dynamics. She has a heart to help all families and a passion for teaching new parents. Ally has two daughters and two fur babies and is excited to be part of the Bethany team.

Allyson Spak

Allyson Spak

Foster Care Case Manager, BA - Lancaster

Allyson has over five years experience working with children and adolescents with both mental health and behavioral health needs. She has worked in a variety of settings, including residential programs, school, home-based, clinical, and community outings. Allyson is passionate about helping the children and families she serves get connected with the resources they need.

Carol Hess

Carol Hess

Grant Writer, GPC - Lancaster

Carol has been with Bethany since 2005, most recently serving as Regional Grant Writer. Over the course of her tenure, she has provided exceptional support to Regional and Branch Directors, Caseworkers and clients as Executive Assistant and Administrative Assistant for multiple Adoption Programs. Carol is Grant Professional Certified, mission driven, and enjoys working behind the scenes to increase Bethany’s capacity to serve more children and families, making a positive impact on their lives.

Craig M. Gehosky

Craig M. Gehosky

Family Resource Development Specialist - Lancaster

Craig has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and has worked in Human Services for over 20 years, 10 years of which has been in a variety of roles in foster care and adoption services. He has provided case management, reunification, and served in management roles before joining Bethany. In addition, Craig has held several clinical roles providing Mental Health Professional services for Family Based and within group homes for children experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges. Helping support underprivileged people has been a driving force throughout his career and he sees Bethany as a profound way to further this goal. During his free time Craig enjoys connecting with nature through hiking, kayaking, and biking as well as playing guitar and enjoying time in the company of friends and family.

Jessica Armato

Jessica Armato

Adoption Worker, MPA - Lancaster

Jessica has been working in the field of adoption for Bethany Christian Services since February 2001. She is also an adoptive mother, having adopted her daughter from China in 2005. 

Kiley Fisher

Kiley Fisher

Pregnancy Support Services - Lancaster

Kiley joined the Bethany team in 2007. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and communication studies from West Virginia University. Currently, Kiley provides pregnancy and post adoption support and serves as the Outreach Coordinator for Central PA’s ReNew program. In her free time, Kiley enjoys reading, cross-stitch and spending time with her husband and their five children.

Paula Hostler, MSM

Paula Hostler, MSM

Women’s Advocate for ReNew - Lancaster

Paula joins the Bethany team as a Women’s Advocate with the ReNew program. She has supported women and their families during the entirety of her professional career. Prior to joining Bethany, Paula has served in case management roles, provided early childhood education, and supported domestic violence survivors. She is passionate about empowering and guiding families through challenges. Paula has three sons, a daughter, and a furever dog.