Staff: Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting

Kim Cook, MSW, MA, LCSW

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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 #pending
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 Christian Social Workers

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

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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/











Caroline Rowlader, MS

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 Counseling 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 currently accepting new  self-pay clients and is under the 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
 
 

Brittany Barber, LCSW

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 Counseling Therapist


Brittany is seeing clients at the East Ridge location. She has a background in clinical work with a wide range of clients and particular interest in working with women.  Her expertise includes Eating Disorder treatment. She works with adolescents, adults, and families and uses a variety of research-based approaches including CBT, DBT, EMDR, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, and more. 


Credentials

Licensed Clinical Social Worker- TN # 6825

Masters of Social Work, Kennesaw State University

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Kennesaw State University


Specialties

Anxiety, Behavioral Problems, Codependency, Coping Skills, Couples Counseling,  DBT, Depression, Eating Disorders, EMDR, Grief, Life Transitions, Peer Relationships, Pre-Marital  Counseling, Post-partum Depression & Adjustment, Relationship Issues, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Trauma, Women's Issues

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. 

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