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CORNERSTONE OF HOPE

Lima

Lima Office

2963 Blue Jacket Court
Lima, Ohio 45806
(419) 581-9138

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Bluffton Office

505 E. Jefferson
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
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Cornerstone of Hope Lima provides quality, faith-based counseling to all ages in need of support along their healing journey.

We serve people struggling with needs such as abuse, divorce, grief, anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma and a myriad of other challenges. We meet people where they are and extend hope through individual counseling, marriage and family counseling, numerous groups, as well as unique events and trainings in the community. 

Cornerstone of Hope Lima/Bluffton can provide CBT, DBT, EMDR, Strength based therapy, SYMBIS and a myriad of other counseling techniques that meet the needs of our clients and community.

OUR MISSION

Cornerstone of Hope Lima is a private, faith-based, non-profit counseling organization that is dedicated to providing compassionate, professional support, education, and hope for children, teens and adults in the Greater Lima Area.

Our Values

Christian Values

Provide a peaceful and accessible place where individuals of all ages, regardless of background can receive practical skills for hope and healing.

Compassionate Professionalism & Excellence in Service

We go above and beyond to meet the needs of those who seek support in a professional, timely manner. We strive to assure that every encounter is met with excellence and compassion. We provide professional mental health services at affordable rates.

Equipping

We commit to provide practical techniques, skills and offer new perspectives that will equip all those we serve with the tools necessary for hope and healing.

Stewardship

We use wisdom in administering funds and our time to most effectively meet the needs of our organization and the needs of the community in which we serve.

Our Vision

Provide a peaceful and accessible place where individuals of all ages, regardless of background can receive practical skills for hope and healing.

Aspire to be known as one of the premier trusted places in Lima to contact when seeking professional support.

Educate and collaborate with local community agencies, corporations, schools, non-profits, and related professionals to enhance their services and bring hope to our community.

Our Name

 “…built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the Chief Cornerstone. In Him, the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in Him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by His Holy Spirit.”

EPHESIANS 2:20-22

Client Intake

After Your First Initial Call with Cornerstone of Hope and Before Your First Appointment.

Thank you for contacting Cornerstone of Hope Lima! Prior to your first scheduled appointment you will need to fill out our intake form located below. For questions regarding the intake form, please contact our office at 419-581-9138.

CHILD INTAKE

This form is to be filled out by parent/guardian of the child/teen if under the age of 18. The form is to be filled out using child/teen details. 

ADULT INTAKE

Please fill this form out if you're over the age of 18. If coming for couples counseling, each individual will need to fill out a separate form.

RELEASE OF INFORMATION

Click here to complete and submit Authorization and Consent of Release of Information Form.

MAKE A PAYMENT

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Who We Are

Meet the dynamic team of professionals who serve our community throughout the Greater Lima Area.

 

Our Lima Office

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Kari Taylor, LPCC-S

Executive Director, Clinician, Supervisor

BIO
ABOUT ME

 In 2014, Kari founded Cornerstone of Hope Lima and now serves as the Executive Director/Clinical Director. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor/supervisor. She has a master’s in Community Counseling from Wright State University and has severed in the field over 15 years. Kari served as the Post Abortion Recovery Director in Miami Valley, served in private practice settings as well as counselor/group coordinator at Cornerstone of Hope in Cleveland, has provided clinical supervision for undergrad and graduate students in the mental health field. She has spoken at numerous retreats and conferences, has taught various CEU's in the counseling field, and has written group and Bible study curriculum.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because I believe that God desires people to be whole and holy and I have the privilege to seek creative, practical ways with the Cornerstone team to extend this hope to the community.

FUN FACT

I enjoy reading, running, trying new foods and making memories with my husband and two boys!


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Micah Moore

Executive Assistant

BIO
ABOUT ME

Micah joined the Cornerstone team in 2015 and currently serves as the Executive Assistant. She received her degree in psychology and Christian counseling through Liberty University. While serving in the mission field for over 4 years, she was highly involved in numerous positions such as teaching, planning events, facilitating groups and leading multiple teams overseas to many parts of Asia and the Middle East. She has also facilitated administrative duties in business start-ups in our local community.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because I have the privilege to see God bring hope and healing to so many and in so many different ways! I am also grateful to serve alongside a team that truly has a heart to equip and serve this community!

FUN FACT

I enjoy spending time with my husband and son, being on the water and traveling!

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Heidi Masters–Siebenaler, LPC

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Heidi joined the Cornerstone team in 2020 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling, facilitating groups and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed professional counselor, received her master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from Winebrenner Theological Seminary, and has served in the field over 19 years. Heidi has also served as a behavior specialist in a group residential care facility, has a master’s in Education and worked with elementary and high school students.

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because I get a front-row seat to see God's Kingdom work for wholeness and healing in our area! I'm also honored to serve alongside this team of individuals who truly enjoy serving God and seeing His will and glory for His people.

FUN FACT

I enjoy experiencing God's creation while hiking and walking, I enjoy learning through conversations with others and reading, and I enjoy time with friends and family.

 

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Lyndsie Harrell, LPC

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Lyndsie joined the Cornerstone team in 2019 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed professional counselor, received her master’s degree in Clinical Health from Lamar University, and has served in the field over 6 years. Lyndsie has also served as a PRN facilitating group therapy at a local hospital and a mental health clinician at an outpatient clinic.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because I have the privilege to journey alongside clients in some of their most difficult seasons of life! Clients trust me with the honor of having a place in the most vulnerable areas of their lives!

FUN FACT

I enjoy coffee shops, going on adventures with my family, and I love being outside!

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Haley Teodosio, LPCC

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Haley joined the Cornerstone team in 2017 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling, facilitating groups, and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor, received her master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from Winebrenner Theological Seminary, and has served in the field over 5 years. Haley has also served as a Mental and Behavioral Health Case Manager and PRN Inpatient Psychiatric Counselor at a local hospital.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because the opportunity to walk alongside clients not only in their mental well-being but also in their spiritual well-being is such a beautiful thing! We also have an amazing team!

FUN FACT

I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and being crafty/creative.

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Allison Jones, LISW-S

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Allison joined the Cornerstone team in 2016 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling, facilitating groups, offering supervision to undergrad and graduate students and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed independent social worker/supervisor, received her master’s degree in School Social Work from The Ohio State University, and has served in the field over 12 years. Allison has also served as a school social worker at a local school for 10 years.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to work at Cornerstone because the practical mental health skills that I use are important, but the hope of Jesus with those skills is life giving!

FUN FACT

I enjoy campfires with my family, doing life with our friends, and quiet time with a cup of tea and a good book!

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Jessica Hays, LISW-S

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Jessica joined the Cornerstone team in 2018 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed independent social worker/supervisor, received her master’s degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University, and has served in the field over 18 years. Jessica has also served as the Program Director for 21st Century After School Grant Program in Mercer County and worked as a School Social Worker at a local school.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because I appreciate the ability to integrate faith in my practice.

FUN FACT

I enjoy baking and spending time with my husband and two sons.


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Shane Dumm, LPC

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Shane joined the Cornerstone team in 2021 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling and facilitating groups. He is a licensed professional counselor, received his master’s degree in Counseling from Heidelberg University and has served in the field over four years. Shane has also served as a registered Behavior Technician, in an intensive outpatient program and inpatient psychiatric unit at a local hospital and as a counselor trainee at a local agency.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because I believe in attending to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of others and Cornerstone encourages this holistic approach.

FUN FACT

I enjoy or I love spending time with my family, sports, video games, reading, philosophical conversations, stand-up comedy, and eating good food!


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Anita Rowe, LPCC

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Anita joined the Cornerstone team in 2021 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling, facilitating groups and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor, received her master’s degree in Counseling from Liberty University, and has served in the field over 10 years. Anita has also served in private practice, community agencies, collaborated with courts to help adolescents and adults in the criminal justice system, and provides virtual therapy.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to work at Cornerstone because I love helping people is my passion and working in a positive environment is a blessing.

FUN FACT

I enjoy spending time with family, hiking, traveling, indoor and outdoor games, trying new things, always having chocolate on hand!


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Nicole Byrum, LIMFT

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Nicole joined the Cornerstone team in 2020 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed independent marriage and family therapist, received her master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University, and has served in the field over 16 years. Nicole has also served 11 years at a local mental health facility, 3 years at a community resource agency and in 2020 published her first book entitled Remade: Living Free.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because it is both an agency dedicated to the highest quality client service and a ministry dedicated to serving our Heavenly Father.

FUN FACT

I enjoy running, traveling, reading, and writing!


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Sheena Clevenger

Clinical Receptionist

BIO
ABOUT ME

Sheena joined Cornerstone’s team in 2021 and serves as our Clinical Receptionist. She currently is working towards her degree in Business Communications at Liberty University. She has held numerous roles within the ministry setting such as Worship Director, Communications Director and as an administrative assistant.

 

WHY I SERVE

I'm honored to serve at Cornerstone because of the ministry we do for hurting people both in the office and the community. We get to follow Jesus' example of serving God and people outside the church building.

FUN FACT

I enjoy hanging out with my family, especially outside; singing, playing, and listening to music; reading and audiobooks; knitting; and drinking sugary frou-frou coffee.


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Ashley Powell, LSW

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Ashley joined the Cornerstone team in 2022 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed social worker, received her master’s degree in Social Work from University of South Dakota, and has served in the field over 10 years. Ashley has also served as therapist in a community agency, as a hospice social worker and as a social work case manager.

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because every day is a new opportunity to walk alongside someone in their journey towards healing and wholeness. I am humbled to serve in this role and count it as an honor to work with my clients.

FUN FACT

I enjoy spending time with my husband and two children. I also enjoy the outdoors and never say no to reading a good book!

 

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Joe Earl, CT

Counseling Intern

BIO
ABOUT ME

Joe joined the Cornerstone team in 2022 and serves in our Lima office providing counseling, facilitating groups and leading trainings and workshops in the community. He is a counselor trainee, working on his masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University.

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because Working at Cornerstone is the culmination of a journey God began around 10 years ago. I am honored to work with an amazing staff and leadership and cannot wait to see what God has planned next.

FUN FACT

I enjoy running, reading, time with family/friends, more running.

 

 

Our Bluffton Office

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Erin Bauman, LPC

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Erin joined the Cornerstone Team in 2016 and serves in our Bluffton office providing counseling, facilitating groups, and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed professional counselor, received her master’s degree in Community Counseling from The University of Dayton, and has served in the field over 12 years. Erin has also served as a mental health counselor for a local community agency, Mentoring Program Coordinator, Adjunct Instructor and a mental health counselor at a local college.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because.......... I get to be a part of a team of many highly qualified professionals who all share the goal of caring for others' mental and emotional well-being, and do so in the image of Christ.

FUN FACT

I enjoy spending time with my family traveling, and I also love doing activities outdoors like hiking and bike riding with my husband and five children.

 

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Kendra Burmosk, LPCC-S

Counselor

BIO
ABOUT ME

Kendra joined the Cornerstone team in 2020 and serves in our Bluffton office providing counseling and leading trainings and workshops in the community. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor/supervisor, received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health from Ashland Theological Seminary, and has served in the field over 10 years. Kendra has also worked in community mental health settings, and is also currently the assistant director of counseling at a local university.

 

WHY I SERVE

I am honored to serve at Cornerstone because I truly believe that each person here loves God and people really well. It’s an honor to be part of a team that holds sacred space where God’s healing work can take place.

FUN FACT

I enjoy reading, writing, being creative and spending time with the people I love.

 

Board of Directors

Bill Scherger, M.D.

OB GYN Specialist of Lima, Inc.

Aaron L. Bensinger, Esq.

Huffman, Brock & Gottschalk

Theresa Schnipke

Superintendent, Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Stephen Ambrose

Pastor, Wapak Church of the Nazarene and Owner, Winans Chocolates & Coffees

Our Services

Cornerstone of Hope is dedicated to providing support, education, and hope for children, teens and adults throughout the Greater Lima Area.

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Professional Counseling

Upcoming Events

Cornerstone of Hope has a wide variety of special events that serve families in our communities. Listed below are the current events that support our Lima location. These events are open to all, and we welcome you to attend.