Timothy L. Mercer

The recipient of a Distinguished Humanitarian Award this year for his extensive work over the last four decades, Timothy Mercer is a nationally recognized social worker based in Dayton, Ohio. Now working with Access Hospital, he demonstrates prominence as a treatment and recovery aid for patients with a range of mental illnesses. “I entered my profession because I wanted to help patients achieve their potential … Continue reading Timothy L. Mercer

Judith Dransfield

A compassionate individual, Judith Dransfield  provides counseling and therapy to at-risk youths and families affected by serious crime. She also offers family therapy, grief and loss counseling, counseling for the needs of the elderly, and supervises other therapists. Although she addresses a variety of issues, she mainly focuses on the consequences of serious crimes, including murders. Ms. Dransfield also works with individuals one day a … Continue reading Judith Dransfield

Rita Herperger

A former Community Youth Worker for Young Offenders and a current School Counselor, Rita Herperger utilizes her knowledge in mental-health counseling, as well as her own life experiences, to serve as the owner of Orenda Healing Professional Counselling & Consulting. As the owner and lead therapist, Ms. Herperger helps people through the provision of counseling services, as well as the development and facilitation of programs … Continue reading Rita Herperger

Jim Kay

Over the past two decades, Alternative Home Health Care Connection, Inc. has established its reputation as an exceptional home health care agency based in Denver, Colo. It has been recognized by the Denver Business Journal multiple times for its commitment to its patients, employees and community. The agency is comprised of qualified home health aides, social workers and nursing assistants who provide physical, occupational, speech … Continue reading Jim Kay