Margaret (Peggy) Oeschger, Ph.D., Director, is a clinical psychologist who received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. She began private practice work in 1983 with her husband, Dr. David Oeschger, who founded WellSpring and served as its Director until cancer took his life in June, 2006. Since that time, Peggy has assumed the role of Director and also continues to maintain a counseling caseload.
Peggy’s graduate and employment experience prior to entering private practice was obtained in settings including a child guidance clinic, Veterans Administration Hospital, juvenile detention facility, and university campus counseling center. She counseled at the Safe Landing Youth Shelter in Akron from 1981–1985, and she completed her doctoral clinical internship at the Child and Adolescent Service Center in Canton, Ohio.
Peggy treats children/adolescents, adults, couples, and families suffering from a wide range of problems in living and relationships. In her counseling, she combines her professional training and experience with an understanding of biblical principles, character development, and compassion. Peggy has resided in the City of Green area since 1979, and she has two adult children.
Brian Tindall, Ph.D., holds both the Professional Clinical Counselor and Independent Marriage and Family Counseling licenses. He is a member of both the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Brian completed requirements for his doctorate in Guidance and Counseling, with special emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, at the University of Akron in 1998. Brian has worked with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of settings including juvenile court, residential treatment, community-based agencies, and private practice. His initial counseling experiences began in 1978 and he entered private practice in 1985. Brian resides in Copley with his wife, Julie. They have two adult children.
Antoinette T. Cooper, Psy.D., is a psychologist and graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She has extensive experience providing individual psychotherapy and relationship counseling for adults since 1986. Toni is especially interested in the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, and adult survivors of dysfunctional families.
In addition to her work in private practice, Dr. Cooper has taught Continuing Education courses to professionals at institutions such as Case Western Reserve, John Carroll, and Cleveland State Universities. Toni has also served as an adjunct assistant professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Her work has been featured on local television and radio.
Dr. Cooper is available at WellSpring for counseling appointments with adults and couples. She has afternoon, evening, and Saturday hours.
Jennifer Morgan, Psy.D., joined WellSpring as a provider of clinical services in June, 2003, under the supervision of Dr. David Oeschger. She became independently licensed as a psychologist in 2005. Jennifer completed her undergraduate work at Grove City College where she began integrating her studies of psychology and theology. Her graduate work was completed at Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University in La Mirada, California. She returned home to the Northeastern Ohio area to complete her residency at NEOUCOM.
Jennifer has had experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings, conducting psychotherapy and psychological assessment with adults, children, couples, families, and groups. Jennifer also has a particular interest in teaching and leading workshops/seminars on various mental health issues. Jennifer and her family reside in the Akron area.
Jack Hrinak, M.Ed., LPCC, IMFT, holds both the licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Independent Marriage and Family Counseling licenses. He is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Jack has over 30 years experience working with children, adolescents, adults, marital couples, and families in a variety of settings: community agencies, men’s residential treatment program for drug and alcohol addictions, and private practice. He specializes in mood disorders, marriage and family counseling, and parent/child conflict.
Joined WellSpring in 1986.
Jessie Sanders — Secretary
Joined WellSpring in 2014.
Dixie Wells — Evening Receptionist
Joined WellSpring in 1992.