At the heart of Saint Luke Institute are the professional staff members who guide the healing and renewal of our clients. These professionals are licensed by the State of Maryland as psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and therapists.

Our staff includes professed religious and priests who bring a lived understanding of religious life to their professional roles. The staff also includes a dietitian, physical therapist and others to offer complete and personalized care programs.

Saint Luke Institute Leadership

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M. Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D. 

CEO and Director of Spirituality
Rev. Joseph Chalmers, O.Carm.

Clinical Director
Maria Kereshi, Psy.D.

Director of Saint Luke Center
Emily R. Cash, Psy.D.

Medical and Psychological Services

Director of Medical Services
Joseph Collins, D.O.

Coordinator of Caritas Counseling Center
Taryn Millar, Psy.D.

Coordinator of Continuing Care
Rev. Kenneth D. Phillips, TOR, MS

Coordinator of Halfway House
Bradford Brodeur, MA, M.Div., CPC

Head Coordinator of Residential Services
Rev. James Gordon, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Residential Services
Rev. Quinn Conners, O.Carm., Ph.D. 

Saint Luke Center (Louisville, Kentucky) Director 
Emily R. Cash, Psy.D. • 502-632-2471


Director of Education
Beth Owen Davis • 502-632-2471


Admissions and Client Services Coordinator
Michelle Short • 301-422-5429

Director of Development
Richard Landfield • 301-422-5406 • Annual Benefit

Director of Strategic Marketing and Outreach | Media Relations
Susan Gibbs • 301-422-5593