Preventing Substance Abuse. Treating Addiction. Celebrating Recovery.


Corner House employs full-time counseling and administrative positions. The staff is highly qualified and skilled in mental health and chemical dependency. Counselors hold Masters or Bachelors level degrees and are licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services as well as treatment for trauma, PTSD and sexual trauma. There are also student interns who provide additional support staff. Clinical staff is on-call 24 hours a day to respond to emergency situations.

Staff Members:

Rodney Shepherd, MS, LAC, Executive Director

Kelly Zabriskie Truelove, Finance Manager

Duane L. Baldridge,  MS, LPC, LCAC, Counselor,

Thomas Matlock,  MS, LCAC, Counselor, Lead Clinician

Judith Schemm MS, LCAC Counselor

Elizabeth Posadas MS, LAC Counselor





Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselors:

Rodney Shepherd, MS, LAC, Executive Director


Corner House, Inc • 418 Market St • Emporia, KS 66801