THE STAFF OF RUTH HOUSE
REBECCA RANDALL-Founder and Executive Director of Ruth House
Rebecca is a wife, mother of seven and a longtime resident of North Lake County. She entered the United States Air Force at the age of 18. Before retiring, she spent 21 years as an aircraft structural maintenance technician in service to her country. Her passion for helping women in crisis came from her own life story. Rebecca is a woman who struggled with addiction for many years; however, through the strength and grace of Christ, she has lived in recovery for 19 years. She began working with women in crisis in 2000, when Christ called her into the ministry. Rebecca was ordained as a Reverend on May 1, 2008. Wanting to continually share the love and grace that Christ gives her, Rebecca works tirelessly to help bring hope to the hurting women of Lake County.
CHARLOTTE OSBORNE-Assistant Director & Addictions Counselor
Charlotte, an Ohio native, moved to Florida in 1995. She had spent several years running from a drug addiction and in 1996 was led to a place similar to Ruth House. She has been in recovery ever since. Charlotte has worked with the homeless and addicted for 16 years. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree and is certified as an addiction professional/counselor by the Florida Certification Board. Being a wife, mother, and grandmother, Charlotte is motivated to continually learn new ways to love, help, and support those around her. She is currently attending Nova Southeastern University to obtain her MS in Mental Health Counseling.
John is a creative counselor with 25+ years of experience in customizing treatment plans for clients. He is known for effective communication, teaching and motivational skills. He brings enthusiasm and determination to accomplish change in clients’ behavior. His tool kit contains straight truth given in love, conflict resolution, negotiation, facilitation, anger management and mentoring. Excellent at inspiring a sense of hope for change, John is an excellent resource for the women at Ruth House.
Leslie provides individual counseling for the women at Ruth House. She is currently completing the internship portion for a MS in psychology. Leslie practices Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which is recognized as an effective form of treatment for trauma.