Meet Our Counselors:
■ Larue Bettis, MEd, CRC, LPC/S (Executive Director)
M. Ed in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Carolina, Licensed Professional Counselor Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Clinical Specialty: Psychotherapy with adults, children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental illnesses and behavioral disorders (severe depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, grief, relational problems, military family adjustments and work related problems).
■ Carmella Broome, ED.S, LPC, LMFT-I
MS from University of South Carolina, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Clinical Specialty: Adults and older Adolescents with moderate to severe mental illnesses and behavioral disorders (depression, anxiety, abuse, trauma, grief, life adjustments and relational problems)
■ Glen Gerstner, Psy.D, LPC
MS, Doctorate in Psychology from California Southern University, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board Certified Counselor. Clinical Specialty: Psychotherapy with adults, older adolescents with moderate to severe mental illnesses and behavioral disorders, (depression, anxiety, trauma, clients with life adjustments)
■ Eve Powell, MSW, LPC/S, LMFT/S
MSW from The University of South Carolina, Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor. Clinical Specialty: Counseling with older adolescents, adults, with moderate to severe Mental Illness and behavioral health problems
■ Susan Crain, M.S.W., LISW-CP
MSW from Loyola University of Chicago, Ill, Licensed Independent Social Worker-CP. Clinical Specialty: Children and adolescents, adult and family with moderate to severe mental illnesses and behavioral disorders (Depression, anxiety, family conflicts, ADHD)
■ Susan J. Evans, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
MA from Appalachian State University, APRN, Child/Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialists. Clinical Specialty: Licensed to counsel children and adolescents under the ages of 21 years with moderate to severe mental illnesses and behavior disorders
■ Tamarah Staschiak, M.A., LPC
M.A. from Columbia International University in Clinical Counseling. Counsels children, adolescents, and adults with moderate mental illness and behavioral disorders. Clinical Specialty: Anger, anxiety, depression, self harm, behavioral addiction and impairment in work or school. Recovery from trauma, loss, history of sexual or emotional abuse, and life transitions.
■ Debra Lyles, MA, LPC/S
M.A. in Counseling from Liberty University, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, and National Certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Clinical Specialty: TF-CBT with children that have experienced sexual abuse or other traumas. Psychotherapy with adults, adolescents and children with moderate to severe mental illnesses and behavioral disorders such as depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, anger, and relational problems.