To empower individuals, families, and small groups to fulfill their God given purpose resulting in the peaceful abundant life promised by the Word of God.
To extend the heart and hands of God to a hurting world by providing Bible-based wisdom in order to create mental, emotional, and spiritual stability bringing healing to His creation through a holistic approach.
Meet Our Counselors
With a team of professionals, Oasis for Life Wellness Center approaches the emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of wellness by giving tools that empower the individual toward personal growth and fullness of life.
Charles Rasberry Ph.D., LCC Clinical Supervisor
Dr. Rasberry has been a professionally licensed counselor since 2004 with the National Christian Counselor Association. He started counseling as a pastor in 1985. He specializes in individuals, families in crisis and also those dealing with depression and anxiety. He is a Board Certified Temperament Counselor in Sexual Therapy, Group Therapy, Substance Abuse Addiction, Cognitive Therapy, Crisis and Abuse Therapy, Domestic Violence & Intervention Therapy and Christ-Centered Mindfulness.
Cesar Ladan LPC
Cesar became a temperament therapist counselor in 2019. He is a Licensed Pastoral Counselor with the National Christian Counselor Association. His exposure to individual and family counseling started in 1984 as a pastor. For the past three decades, he has helped many who struggled with drugs and alcohol addiction. He was also instrumental in the restoration of many marital relationships. He generally works with his counselee with utmost respect and confidentiality.
Anderson Stricklin LCC
Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor with the National Christian Counselor Association. He is a Board Certified Temperament Therapist. He is an ordained minister for the last 30 years and actively counseled members of the Body of Christ as a pastor. He specializes in Father/Daughter Relationships, Pre-Marriage Counseling, Family Counseling and Co-dependency. He has an extended experienced in Addiction Recovery & Transitional Living. He is deeply concerned about the spiritual well-being of every individual with whom he comes in contact.
Joan Rasberry LCC
Joan is a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor with the National Christian Counselor Association. As a Board Certified Temperament Counselor, she brings an effective blend of experience, wisdom, care, and action to the counseling process in order to maximize outcomes and provide genuine healing and wholeness to individuals. But children and teenagers have a special place in her heart. She has a broad and unique base of experience in counseling of children and adolescents as she has several years of practice in ministering to children and troubled young people in the Philippines. She has been a proponent and organizer of various charity events for non-profit organizations in the Philippines such as the annual Christmas Love in the Basket program, Child Sponsorship Program and Youth Mentorship Program geared towards building the youth and helping them discover and fulfill their calling in life.
Bridget is an ordained minister with Christian Global Outreach. She has a degree in Theology from Bethany School of Ministry in Baton Rouge, LA. She is also a Certified Raindrop Therapist with the Application of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy. Her heart is in relaxation technique massage, aromatherapy, reflexology and detox using essential oils, thus breaking down emotional barriers while healing mind, body and spirit. She has extended experience in Addiction Recovery and Transitional Mentoring including broken families, young women, and unwed mothers. She has performed marriage ceremony & wedding planning and assists her husband with pre-marriage counseling.
Tricia Novido Ph.D., LCC (HAWAII)
Tricia is a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor with the National Christian Counselors Association. She started counseling as a pastor in the Philippines in 2008. She has always had a heart for the youth and children.
She moved to Hawaii (Big Island) in 2015 with a desire to faithfully serve the Lord and be a blessing to women, families, youth, and children. Tricia carries vast experiences in the fields of education, business administration, and Christian ministry. It is her goal to see individuals and families walk in freedom through Christ Jesus.
Kacie Lyn LCC (OREGON)
Kacie began her journey into counseling to help people find their happiness. Her passion is working with young adults and teenage youth. She believes in being a role model for youth, and helping them to maneuver the roads many youth face today while growing up. She does counsel people of all ages, and loves being able to use her studies to assist her clients in finding their healthier and happier path in life.
She is a Licensed Clinical Counselor with the National Christian Counselors Association. Her degrees include a Master of Arts degree in Christian Counseling from Cornerstone University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Oregon State University.
Ruth Cube Keijdener, Deliverance and Inner Healing (CALIFORNIA)
Ruth, whilst being educated as a Doctor of Optometry has also been ordained as a pastor. Her true calling has been in Global Missions in combination with creating Christian-Events and film productions . She is also an itinerant speaker. Ruth has a long-standing history in traveling the globe and has lived in diverse locations in over 10 countries ranging from the Middle East to Europe.
When she walks into a room love gets spread, joy explodes and hope arises. She is a woman of faith because the one whom she believes is perfect , faithful and trustworthy. Ruth burns for people to encounter the love of God.
Lynette Andrew LPC (WASHINGTON)
Lynette is a Licensed Pastoral Counselor with the National Christian Counselors Association. Equipped with compassion, mercy and love she served with her husband as a lay pastor and small group leader for 15 years. She has also served as a missionary pastor in a multicultural church for 10 years. She has survived the loss of her husband and two of her 3 children.