541-757-1761 friends@fofm.org

Professional Counseling


Struggling with life or relationship issues?

What are you willing to do to have happy, healthy relationships with those who are important to you?

Friends of the Family is here to help improve your emotional, relational and spiritual health, strengthen your marriage and family relationships.

Counselors:

Sherry Doggett

Sherry Doggett

Marriage & Family Therapy Associate / Clinical Coordinator

Sherry serves adolescents, adults, couples, and families in her counseling practice. She has a background in military family life, marriage research, and education. She considers herself a lifelong student of relationships.

With a Master’s degree from George Fox University in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Washington, Sherry is on track to become a licensed clinician in the state of Oregon. She has additional training in Emotionally Focused Therapy and Restoration Therapy.

Serving also as FOFM’s Clinical Coordinator, Sherry supports Dr. del Rio in running the Internship Program and assists with community relations regarding the ministry’s Counseling services.

Sherry is connected to Suburban Christian Church in Corvallis and Northside Church in North Albany. She enjoys paddle boarding, hiking, and family celebrations.

Christina Garrett

Christina Garrett

Graduate Counseling Intern

Christina is a trained counselor serving individuals, couples, and families. She believes strongly in authenticity and collaboration in therapy with her clients. She is committed to emotion work and seeks to help her clients learn more about their emotional responses and regulation. Christina has a passion for working with intercultural couples with a special focus on interfaith relationships.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Western Oregon University, Christina will soon complete her Master’s degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from George Fox University. She has additional specific training in Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Christina is native to the Willamette Valley and is excited to be able to serve the community she grew up in. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family (pets included), sitting down with a good show, and exploring the walking trails all over the valley.

Emily Campos

Emily Campos

Graduate Counseling Intern

Emily is a trained counselor serving individuals in any walk, or season, of life. Her research and passion are centered on grief and loss, as she wants to support clients in finding hope in a new normal. Grief can manifest in a variety of ways throughout our lifetimes. Recognizing this, Emily believes everyone deserves to be supported, heard, and validated throughout their journey.

With a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Christian Ministries from Northwest Christian University. Emily will soon graduate with a Master’s degree from George Fox University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Emily is also certified in PREPARE/ENRICH, which helps her to work with couples in differing stages of their relationships.

On Sunday, Emily Zoom’s in at The University Church and looks forward to being able to worship in person again once it is safe. In her spare time she loves to explore Oregon’s natural beauty and trying out new restaurants with her husband.

Stephanie McLain

Stephanie McLain

Graduate Counseling Intern

Stephanie is a trained counselor who believes every individual has the ability to achieve meaning and connection in their life. She deeply enjoys helping others break free from places where they are stuck, navigate losses and hardships, and discover and reach their greatest personal and relationship goals.

With a Bachelor of Science from Colorado Christian University in Psychology, Stephanie is completing her Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from George Fox University, with an emphasis in trauma, attachment, and family systems.

Stephanie is a member of the Salem Alliance Church community. When not investing in the lives of clients, she can be found searching for nature’s delights with her husband and son — hiking, exploring, and indulging in as much sunshine as we can find here in Oregon. She also enjoys rich conversations with friends and family, a good book, yoga, and writing.

Professional Staff:

Dr. Renee del Rio

Dr. Renee del Rio

Clinical Director

Renee joined our staff the summer of 2020 as our Clinical Director. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and is developing and overseeing our new internship program for graduate students in counseling. Renee provides ongoing training, support and clinical supervision to our amazing counseling interns. She and her husband Eric attend Willamette Community Church in Albany and enjoy kayaking and hiking.

Dave Jackson

Dave Jackson

Executive Director

Dave is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and a credentialed pastor, having served 14 years on staff at Corvallis Evangelical Church. He has been Friends of the Family’s Executive Director since 2016 and loves helping couples, spending time with his family, and riding his motorcycle.

Make an Appointment

Contact us to make an appointment at

541-757-1761 or email friends@fofm.org