Our Staff

Lisa Gay Witham, MAMHC, ATC, L
Lisa Gay Witham is a Christian Clinical Mental Health Counselor at the UVCCC. She received her undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine and Education at the University of NH and Masters of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary. Lisa taught at the West Nairobi School, Kenya. Lisa has an extensive background in Boarding School Education as well as a 25-year career history as a Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer. The world of injury, loss, goal-setting, life transitions and academic struggles is her specialty arena for treatment and intervention.

Cheryl Mihaly, BSN, MS-MHC
Cheryl Mihaly is a Masters Level Mental Health Counselor who has recently joined the UVCCC Professional Staff. A graduate of Southern New Hampshire University’s Graduate Program for Community Mental Health, Cheryl has also received her Baccalaureate of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She comes to us with a wide background of medical experience as an R.N., including neonatal intensive care, brain injury trauma care and department of corrections mental health counseling. She is an active volunteer in her faith community, including past experience as Youth Group coordinator and Pro-Life Events coordinator.

Cheryl lives with her husband and four children in Newport, NH.

Susan Heilemann, ACE, BCBC
Sue Heilemann has over twenty-five years’ experience in the active pastorate alongside her husband of over 40 years. She holds an Associate in Christian Education degree from Nazarene Bible College, Colorado Springs, CO, and has also worked four and a half years as Recovery Program Manager at the Care Net Pregnancy Center [currently known as Pregnancy Center of the Upper Valley] in West Lebanon, NH. Sue has completed the certification process established by the American Association of Christian Counselors and received her Board Certified Biblical Counselor status with that organization in September, 2015.

Sue and her husband live in Woodsville, NH, and have three grown children and two and a half grandchildren.