Our team is committed to you and your health journey. Hover over the staff member picture to read more about their role at Arukah.


Sarah Scruggs, PHD

Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Gustafson, BS, R-HYI

Chief Communications and Outreach Officer

Dr. Mike Lau

Chief Operating & Compliance Officer

Jen Alter

Chief Financial Officer


Vanessa Abellan

Peer Support Specialist

Vanessa Abellan

Recovery Support Specialist

Courtney Bayer, R-HYI, C-HI Therapy

Supervisor, Mind Body Program & Yoga Therapist

Erin Berlinski

Revenue Cycle Manager

Alivia Blair


Jen Carrington

Human Resources & Accounting

Ashley Chan

Mind-Body Instructor

Stephen Christopherson, LCSW, CADC


Lori Christopherson

Coordinator of Fundraising

Dawn Conerton

C5-Rural Program Coordinator

Rachel Dose

Behavior Health Therapist

Robbi Duckworth

Recovery Support Specialist

Jake Reinhardt

Data Coordinator

Jamie L. Taylor, LPC

Behavioral Health Therapist

Kevin Scruggs

Director, WORTH Program & Youth Preventionist

Deb Stetson

Administrative Professional

Nicholas Warren

Recovery Support Specialist

Alison White

Supervisor, Recovery Support Program & Therapist

Ann Whiting

Living Room Manager

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1916 North Main Street
Princeton, Illinois 61356

Arukah brings accessible & relational holistic complementary health and mental health care to rural communities