Meet Your Counselor
Each of our counselors serves an entire region of Georgia. No matter where you are within her region, your counselor will travel to you and meet you in the environment where you are most comfortable. You can contact your counselor directly by using the information below. You may also email us or call our office any time at 1-800-226-5683.
Kristen graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2006 with a degree in English, and lived in Statesboro for 12 years. She now lives in Calhoun with her husband Justin and their three children. Kristen was the Director of Client Services at Choices of the Heart Pregnancy Resource Center in Statesboro before joining Covenant Care in 2018. She enjoys reading, running, listening to music and podcasts, and watching baseball.
Central and Southwest Georgia
Madelyne was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia. She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Child and Family Development with an emphasis in Family Services. Madelyne now lives in Warner Robins, with her husband, Kody. Madelyne and Kody attend church at Bonaire First Baptist. Madelyne has family members who are adopted, so adoption has always been a passion of hers. In her free time she enjoys camping, spending time with her family, playing pickleball, and visiting new places.
Atlanta & Central East Georgia
I’m a follower of Christ, wife, and mother to 2 beautiful children (that we have adopted through Covenant Care!). I have a Bachelors degree in Biology from Georgia State University. I attend church at SouthPoint where my husband serves as a Lead Pastor. My family is very passionate about all facets of adoption. I am an adventurer at heart and love to spend time exploring new places and food with my family
South & Coastal Georgia
Loren Rae earned a B.S. in Psychology from Belhaven College in Jackson, MS and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Fort Valley State University. She lives in South East GA with her husband, Rusty, who is a Presbyterian pastor. They have five children, ages 3-11, who joined their family through adoption. Loren Rae is a licensed counselor who is certified as an Adoption Competent Therapist.
Marla was born and raised in Sedalia, Missouri. She graduated from State Fair Community College with
a nursing degree and then from Bob Jones University with an Bachelor of Science in Education. Marla is
a widow after 27 years of marriage and has three married daughters and five grandchildren. Marla has a granddaughter who is adopted, so adoption has
become a passion of hers. In her free time she enjoys reading, knitting, spending time with her family,
and watching RomCom movies.
Nicole Parker was born and raised in California with her parents and biological sister. Her brother was adopted from Romania in 1992. She earned her B.A. in Communications from Taylor University and her M.A. in Education from Point Loma Nazarene University. Before coming to Covenant Care, she was in education for 14 years, teaching in all kinds of school settings (public, private, boarding, home, and online). Nicole is married to Nathan, a PCA pastor in Athens, and has three children. She makes killer chocolate chip cookies.