Sanctuary Counseling Group Staff

Sanctuary Counseling Group is currently twelve clinical staff, serving in fifteen different satellite offices in the Charlotte metro area and in cities and towns around the western piedmont of North Carolina—from Pineville in the south to Hickory in the north, from Shelby in the west to Salisbury in the east.

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Clinical Staff

John V. Arey, D.Min.

Executive Director
Central Office, Charlotte
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 303

Jay Cobb, M.A.

Central Office, Charlotte
St. Francis UMC, Charlotte
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 402

Shelton D. Davis, M.Div., M.A.

Clinical Services Coordinator
First UMC, Belmont
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 408


Eddie Ingram, M.S.W.

First UMC, Gastonia
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 411 


Todd R. Matson, D.Min.

Central UMC, Monroe
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 407 


Stacey Watkins-Griffith, D.Min.

Central UMC, Shelby
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 409


Megan Clark, M.A.

Harrison UMC, Pineville
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 403

Garry Cook, M.S.W.

First UMC, Salisbury
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 405

Jonathan Golden, Ph.D.

First UMC, Hickory
Voicemail: 828-322-6058 ext 301


Mark D. Larson, D.Min.

Dilworth UMC, Charlotte
University City UMC, Charlotte
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 406

Adriana Serban, Psy.D.

Wesley Memorial UMC, High Point
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 404


Shannon White, M.A.

Davidson UMC, Davidson
Voicemail: 704-375-5354 ext 410

Mission Statement

Being dedicated to the healing of heart, mind, and soul, we provide excellent emotional, spiritual, and relational health care to all people of the Carolinas.

Sanctuary Counseling Group is an accredited service center of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and the Solihten Institute.