Wellspring Counseling, Inc., a full-service, non-profit mental health counseling organization, today announced that Dr. Leigh Byers has been named Executive Director.
Dr. Byers will manage the day-to-day operations of the organization’s four locations, working directly with Wellspring’s President, Tova Kreps, LCSW.
With her vast experience in non-profit management, Byers will also look to advance Wellspring’s current mission of inspiring holistic and healthy transformational change for the present generation and generations to come.
For the past 15 years, Byers has served as a Ministry Director, specialized in programs for women, children, and families, at Wayside Baptist Church, working in program development, capacity building, marketing and implementation, and communication and promotion for the church’s numerous ministries.
“It is truly wonderful to have someone with Leigh’s broad range of skills and experience join Wellspring,” said Tova Kreps, Wellspring President. “As we look to the future there is no doubt Leigh will be an integral part of furthering our ability to serve our numerous constituencies.”
Byers has served as a board member of several local nonprofit organizations including Wellspring Counseling.
“I am genuinely delighted to step into this new role at Wellspring,” says Byers. “I am fully committed to the organization’s core values and mission, and look forward to helping further its reach.”
Dr. Byers has a Doctorate of Business Administration in Leadership from Walden University, a Master of Arts in Management & Leadership from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs from Rollins College. She completed her doctoral study titled “Succession Planning Strategies of Faith-Based, Nonprofit Leaders of the Boomer Generation.”
About Wellspring Counseling
Wellspring Counseling, Inc. is a non-profit counseling center and outreach ministry established in 2009. It provides mental health services and education in a professional, Christian and holistic way in order to bring about transforming change in individuals and communities. Wellspring therapists include Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, EMDR Certified Therapists, a Pastoral Therapist, a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern and a Certified Addictions Professional. Wellspring is headquartered in Palmetto Bay, with additional offices in Wayside Baptist Church, Christ Journey, and Touching Miami with Love. For more information about Wellspring Counseling, please visit www.wellspringmiami.org.