Staff: Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting

Kim Cook, MSW, MA, LCSW

Rick Beacham, MDiv, MS, LCMHC

Dr. Bobby Cook, MDIV, DMIN

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Co-Director & Therapist/Consultant

 


Kim works with families, couples, individuals, and groups on a  variety of issues, including relationships, mental health, spiritual  growth, behavioral problems, trauma, parenting, adoption/foster care, and crisis response. She works with children of all ages and is trained in play therapy. She also has extensive experience working with teens, adults, professionals, ministers, and leadership in non-profit organizations.


Credentials
Licensed Clinical Social Worker- MD, #11609 VA # 0904009757, TN #6757, NC #C012712 , FL #68 (telehealth)

Master of Social Work, University of Maryland
Master of Arts, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Social Work, Messiah College

Member- North American Association of Christians in Social Work

Past Member- American College of Healthcare Executives

Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM-Mitchell model)

Specialties
ADHD, Adoption, Anxiety, ASD, Behavioral Problems, Children, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Response, Depression, Family Therapy, Foster Care, Life Transitions, Play Therapy, PTSD, Relationship Conflict, School Collaboration & Consultations, Solution-focused Therapy, Stress Management, Tourette's, Women's Issues, Christian Therapy, Non-Profit Management, Board Development, Fundraising, Organizational Consulting & Strategic Planning.

Dr. Bobby Cook, MDIV, DMIN

Rick Beacham, MDiv, MS, LCMHC

Dr. Bobby Cook, MDIV, DMIN

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Co-Director & Coach/Consultant


Bobby works with organizations, ministers, professionals, and churches on issues related to leadership development, mentoring, program improvement,  planning, risk assessment, spiritual discipleship, and personal growth. He has a background in family ministry, children's ministry, youth ministry, recreation ministry, and preaching. He has served on numerous short-term and long-term mission trips. He is trained by the IMB in international mission trip leadership. He has experience in local and state level denominational leadership, including Board membership. His doctoral work focused on mentoring as a method of leadership development which he has written on and presents about to churches and groups.  


Credentials

Ordained Pastor, Licensed to  Ministry

Doctor of Ministry in Leadership, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Associate of Science, Chattanooga State


Certifications

Leadership Coaching through Coaches Net

Facilitator for Prepare/Enrich Marriage Assessment 

Taylor-Johonson Temperment Analysis 

ICIFS Assisting Individuals in Crisis Training


Blog: https://bobbycook.org/











Rick Beacham, MDiv, MS, LCMHC

Rick Beacham, MDiv, MS, LCMHC

Rick Beacham, MDiv, MS, LCMHC

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 Licensed Counselor / Therapist 


Richard Beacham has extensive experience working with individuals, couples, and families in turmoil.  Richard uses a wholistic approach to counseling by working with the mind, heart, soul, and spirit of the person. We want to do our best to integrate the entire person into counseling. Richard also wants you to feel that counseling is a safe place to share your concerns and worries without feeling judged.
 

He has experience working with the parents of adopted children, and is experienced as well in working with military individuals and families.  

He is licensed in North Carolina.
 

Credentials

Licensed Professional Counselor - NC #9557 Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling,  Loyola College

Master of Divinity, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Ordained Pastor, Licensed to Ministry


Specialties

His areas of treatment specialization include working with those struggling with:

depression, anxiety, life transitions, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, substance abuse, sex addiction, and pornography addiction.


Emily Dungey, MA, LCPC , CSAT

Emily Dungey, MA, LCPC , CSAT

Emily Dungey, MA, LCPC , CSAT

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Licensed Counselor / Therapist


  Emily brings her experience and success with clients to our team and she is accepting new clients for telehealth.  She has experience in substance abuse addictions and sexual addictions treatment.  Emily also works with clients on a range of other topics including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and life transitions.  She is licensed in Illinois and is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. 


Credentials

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor – IL #180.009813

Master of Arts, Lincoln Christian University

Bachelor of Music Education, Anderson University

Member-American Counseling Association

Member-International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals

Member-Society for the Advancement of Healthy Sex

Certified Sex Addition Therapist (IITAP)


 Specialties

Addiction (Substance Use, Alcohol and Sex/Pornography), Anxiety, Christian Therapy, Codependency, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Coping Skills, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Partners and Family Members of Addicts, Person Centered Therapy, PTSD, Relationship Conflict, Self Esteem, Self-harming, Spirituality

Melissa Johnson, MEd, LPC

Emily Dungey, MA, LCPC , CSAT

Emily Dungey, MA, LCPC , CSAT

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Licensed Counselor/ Therapist 


Melissa works with individuals and families who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, and looking for constructive changes in their lives. My passion is bringing healing to those who have been through traumatic and stressful experiences. I like to come alongside others that are struggling in order to help them find healthy perceptions of themselves so they can live a life that includes peace, meaning and a more authentic relationship with themselves and others.


 Credentials
Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Professional- TN LPC/MHSP # 3920
Master of Education, Kent State University

Bachelor of General Studies, Kent State University


 Certifications 

Certified in Nonviolent Crisis intervention Training, CPI model


 Specialties
Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Play-Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Response, Person-Centered Therapy, Stress Management.

Sarah Beth Matthews, LMSW

Emily Dungey, MA, LCPC , CSAT

Sarah Beth Matthews, LMSW

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 Social Worker /  Therapist 


 Sarah Beth has experience working with a wide variety of clients including children and adults that have diverse backgrounds. The presenting problems that Sarah Beth has worked with include depression, trauma, anxiety, stress, relational conflict, and more.   

Sarah Beth is under the clinical supervision of Kim Cook, LCSW. 


Credentials 

Licensed Master Social Worker- TN, #12408 

 Master of Social Work,  University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bachelor of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Wendy Moreno, MA

Melissa Grilliot, MSW Intern

Sarah Beth Matthews, LMSW

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  Pre-Licensed Counselor/  Therapist 


Are you going through a challenging time in your life? Perhaps facing an unexpected event, or in a dry season? Whether you might be facing anxiety, sadness, anger, a betrayal, or are hanging on to pain from the past, I am here to help you. Together we can find ways to address the root causes of what you are facing, and build new strategies to help you have success. 

Wendy is a pre-licensed counseling resident who has a background in working with young adults, couples, families, and individuals and helping them reach their relational, spiritual, emotional and practical goals.


Wendy has an additional certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Prepare & Enrich for pre-marital/marital work. Wendy weaves together her knowledge of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, family systems, and draws from a fountain of theories and interventions to help you reach your goals.  Wendy is  under the clinical supervision of Kim Cook, LCSW. 


Credentials
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University

Education Specialist in Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Azusa Pacific University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Azusa Pacific University


Certifications

Facilitator for Prepare & Enrich Pre-Marital/Marital Assessment

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Clinical Experience

 anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, anger management, traumatic grief, sexual addiction, infidelity, marital work, family relationships, self-harm, sexual/physical/financial abuse, life-stage issues, addiction, facing an illness, facing removal of children from home, and special needs. 


Wendy provides therapy in English and Spanish. 

Caroline Rowlader, MS

Melissa Grilliot, MSW Intern

Melissa Grilliot, MSW Intern

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Pre-Licensed Counselor/  Therapist


Caroline Rowlader is a Nationally Certified  Counselor and Pre-Licensed Counseling Resident who has experience  working with adults, couples, and groups experiencing a variety of  mental health concerns, including relationship conflict, general  anxiety, trauma, and stress. Caroline is  under the clinical supervision of Kim Cook, LCSW.     Caroline has additional training and continuing  education experience in Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive  Processing Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy.     


Credentials 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Georgia  Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Columbus State University  Nationally Certified Counselor (NBCC)  Member - American Counseling Association  Member - American Psychological Association  Member - Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association     


 Specialties

Anxiety, Codependency, Coping Skills, Couples Counseling,  Depression, Grief, Life Transitions, Peer Relationships, Pre-Marital  Counseling, Relationship Issues, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Substance Use,  Women's Issues   

Melissa Grilliot, MSW Intern

Melissa Grilliot, MSW Intern

Melissa Grilliot, MSW Intern

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 Counseling Intern


Melissa joins our staff as an advanced intern from University of Louisville in Kentucky. Drawing from her personal career experience in the military, she looks forward to helping people realize their goals and achieving new personal growth. Melissa works with families, couples, individuals, and groups on a variety of issues, under the supervision of Kim Cook, LCSW. 

Team Openings

Team Openings

Team Openings

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