Meet The Staff
Mrs. Askew joined the PCA staff in 2016. Before coming to PCA, Mrs. Askew practiced as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and was the Director of Clinical Services at JFS. Mrs. Askew has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, psychodynamic therapy, solution-focused, and family therapy. Mrs. Askew helps adults, children, and families gain a deeper understanding of their behaviors, thoughts, and feelings to better their lives. Mrs. Askew specialties include working with children and adults who have anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, and grief and loss. She is a certificate Trauma Consultant from the TLC Institute and has been in the field of social work for over 20 years. Mrs. Askew is a fully licensed Master’s Level Social Worker in the State of Michigan for both clinical and macro practice.
- BS in Criminal Justice/Criminology, Eastern Michigan University
- MSW in Social Work, Eastern Michigan University (Focus on Children and Families)
Mrs. Bottorff joined the PCA faculty in 2002 as a lower elementary teacher. Previously she was an Educational Therapist is Georgia and also has experience as a High School Learning Disabilities Teacher in Kansas.
- BS in Elementary Education with a Specialization in Special Education, University of Dayton
- MAT in Reading and Literacy, Marygrove College
Mrs Brandel has been serving with PCA/CBC since 1986. Sandy is married to Daniel who serves with Sports Ambassadors
traveling around the world sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. Their daughters Kristine and Carolyn graduated from
- Accounting AAS, Schoolcraft College
Mrs. Cassar joined the preschool staff in 2018. Previously she had worked as a Mortgage Banker prior to having her three children. She also has experience working as a substitute teacher. Her three children attend PCA.
- BS in Psychology, Madonna University