Our Staff and Board

Charles A. Schoenheit, LCSW

Interim Executive Director

charlie[at]allsoulscounseling[dot]org
828.259.3369 x105

Charlie was appointed Interim Executive Director by All Souls Counseling Center’s Board of Directors in September 2017. He worked for 40 years in providing and managing community mental health care in WNC including serving as Chief Operating Officer and interim CEO of Western Highlands Network. He has been aware of ASCC’s reputation for excellent services since its inception and has been a supporter for many years. Prior to his appointment as ED, Charlie worked as one of the therapists here at ASCC, and he knows how counseling can help clients improve their lives.

Pam Penland

Clinical Manager

pam[at]allsoulscounseling[dot]org
828.259.3369 x101

Pam’s background is in psychiatric nursing where she worked a number of years in psychiatric inpatient settings and community mental health. She has been with All Souls Counseling Center for more than 13 years and is dedicated to continuing the mission.

Laura Savage

Business Office Manager

laura[at]allsoulscounseling[dot]org
828.259.3369 x102

Before joining the staff of ASCC in August 2015, Laura worked for nine years as the AP/PR Specialist for the nonprofit Fours Seasons Hospice. She is passionate about the work of ASCC and is dedicated to supporting its mission of providing mental health counseling for the uninsured and underinsured of our communities.

Lisa Sousa

Director of Development

lisa[at]allsoulscounseling[dot]org
828.259.3369 x103

Lisa joined the staff of All Souls Counseling Center in November 2016. An accomplished grant writer and fundraising professional, Lisa has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit management. Before joining ASCC, she was Director of Grants and Agreements for The American Chestnut Foundation. Lisa is passionate about helping nonprofits make a positive change in the world and has helped raise funds for many of Asheville’s leading nonprofits. Lisa also has a background in community media, freelance writing, and the fine arts.

Board of Directors

Patrick Hardy, Chair

Chad Donnahoo, Esq., Vice Chair

Larry Thompson, Treasurer

Jane A. Burns, Ed.D., MN

Stephanie Citron, Ph.D.

Sally Conder, Ph.D.

Richard Gloor, D.O.

Earl Rhoades, Psy.D.

James M. Stewart

Bill Ware

Patrick Hardy, Chair

Chad Donnahoo, Esq., Vice Chair

Larry Thompson, Treasurer

Jane A. Burns, Ed.D., MN

Stephanie Citron, Ph.D.

Sally Conder, Ph.D.

Richard Gloor, D.O.

Earl Rhoades, Psy.D.

James M. Stewart

Bill Ware

Client Testimonials

Where would we be without All Souls Counseling Center?

[My counselor’s] calm accepting demeanor helped me feel comfortable and safe in discussing anything. Her suggestions were pivotal and realistic in helping me deal more successfully with my anxiety.

ASCC has helped my partner and I have a better quality of life that we otherwise would not have been able to afford. Thank you.

[My counselor] has been a life-saver in so many ways. His practical suggestions are tremendous. His caring and empathy are palpable and so valuable to me at this time. I am so grateful to him and to ASCC for making this affordable.

[My counselor] is very likely saving my life. My gratitude has no measure. Thank you.

Exactly what I needed, in exactly the way I needed it. Eternally grateful.

[My counselor] has been a lifesaver and a life vest in a stormy sea.

This place has been a literal life-saver. I have never felt more respected or understood by a counselor. Now that I’ve come here I can’t imagine what I’d do without this place.

My counselor has and continues to help me tremendously and I have interacted with her better than any other counselor I have seen in the past.

My experience here at All Souls has been so life changing. The amount of compassion and dedication I feel here is so comforting. I wasn’t sure I would ever get my mind and life back but I did and I’m so grateful for this place, I love it!

I have come for both individual as well as couples therapy and I love the level of care I receive here. So thankful to have found you guys.

I’ve noticed the changes in my personal life have gotten better and with the help of counseling I’m more happier and able to see growth.

[My counselor] brought so much light to our marital issues. He helped us work through years of built up negativity. With his guidance, we were able to find our love and compassion for each other again.

I appreciate [my counselor]. He listens with no judgment but only caring for my well-being.