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

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

CCBHC Project Director

Alison White, MA

Recovery Support Services Supervisor

Co-Director, Crisis Services

Dr. Mike Lau, PHD, LCPC

Chief Operations & Compliance Officer

Director of Clinical and Crisis Services

Lisa Lau

Intake & Care Coordinator Supervisor

Ethan Smith

Chief Outreach, Prevention & Wellness Officer


Rae Absher

Recovery Support Specialist

Courtney Bayer

Mind Body Therapy Instructor

Certified Yoga Therapist

Erin Berlinski

Revenue Cycle Manager

Information Services

Alivia Blair, MSW

Behavioral Healthcare Therapist

Jordan Bopes, MSW

Care Coordinator

Jen Carrington

Office Assistant

Ashley Chan

Mind-Body Therapy Instructor

Lori Christopherson

Outreach & Fundraising Coordinator

Stephen Christopherson, LCSW, CADC

Behavioral Healthcare Therapist

Chris Compton

Recovery Support Specialist

Dawn Conerton

School-Based Mental Health Project Director

Janelle Cruz

Recovery Support Specialist

Rachel Dose

Behavioral Healthcare Therapist

Robbi Duckworth

Recovery Support Specialist

Michelle Hansen, BSN

Recovery Housing Project Manager

Lori Tibbitts

Mind Body Therapy Instructor

Kelly McConnell


Sherry Mullins

Receptionist & Billing Specialist

Nina Olszanawski

Recovery Support Specialist

Jake Reinhardt

Data Coordinator

Cory Scott



Kevin Scruggs

Youth Prevention Educator

Jenna Sobin, MSW

Behavior Healthcare Therapist

Deb Stetson

Administrative Professional

Ariel Swanson, LCSW

Behavioral Healthcare Therapist

Jamie L. Taylor, LPC

Behavioral Healthcare Therapist

Stacey Taylor

Leadership Assistant

Nicholas Warren

Recovery Support Specialist

Other Staff

Bio and Picture coming soon.

Belinda Brown

Tricia Cervantes

Marcy Cox

Madison Doran

Thomas Kammerer

Lara Peterson

Barbara Sigel

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


1916 North Main Street
Princeton, Illinois 61356

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