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.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker- MD, #11609 VA # 0904009757, TN #6757, NC #C012712 , GA #CSW007326, FL #68 (telehealth)Master of Social Work, University of Maryland Master of Arts, Southwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryBachelor of Social Work, Messiah CollegeMember- North American Association of Christians in Social WorkPast Member- American College of Healthcare ExecutivesCertified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM-Mitchell model)
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, Appreciative Inquiry & Strategic Planning.
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.
Chaplain, US Army Reserve (Captain)Ordained Pastor, Licensed to MinistryDoctor of Ministry in Leadership, Southeastern Baptist Theol. SeminaryMaster of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryBachelor of Psychology, University of Tennessee, ChattanoogaAssociate of Science, Chattanooga State
Leadership Coaching through Coaches NetFacilitator for Prepare/Enrich Marriage Assessment Taylor-Johonson Temperment Analysis ICIFS Assisting Individuals in Crisis Training
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.
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
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.
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.
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)
Certified Partner Trauma Therapist Candidate
Addiction (Substance Use, Alcohol and Sex/Pornography), Anxiety, 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
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.
Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Professional-
TN LPC/MHSP # 3920
Master of Education, Kent State University
Bachelor of General Studies, Kent State University
Certified in Nonviolent Crisis intervention Training, CPI model
Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Play-Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Response, Person-Centered Therapy, Family Issues, Coping Skills, Self-esteem, Stress Management.
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.
Licensed Master Social Worker- TN, #12408
Master of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Bachelor of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Anxiety, Coping Skills, Self-harm, Depression, Grief, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma, Relationship Issues, Family Conflict.
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 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.
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
Certified Facilitator for Prepare & Enrich used for Pre- Marital / Marital Assessment
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Anxiety, Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Anger management, Traumatic Grief, Infidelity, Sexual Addiction, Self- harm, Substance Abuse, Marital work, Family Relationships, Chronic Illness, Life-Stage Issues, Abuse Survivors, CPS/DSS Involvement, & Special Needs.
Wendy provides therapy in English and Spanish.
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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.
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Univ. of GA
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
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
Licensed Counselor / Therapist
Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor practicing for 8 years. Her focus is helping people remove barriers to their goals and bring joy back to their lives. Lauren believes the best therapeutic work is done when people can relax and feel heard. Lauren's strengths are encouragement and helping clients feel at ease to talk about what isn't working for them in their lives and what they can do to create change. Counseling is a relationship and when that relationship is strong, change can happen. Lauren looks forward to helping you create change that can lead to renewed joy!
Lauren has substantial experience working with those who have experienced trauma and has received specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (TF-CBT).
She has worked with people struggling with Depression, Anxiety, Substance Use and Dual Diagnosis, Relational Conflict, Marital Issues including Infidelity, Gender Dysphoria and Sexual Issues, Self-Esteem, Suicidal and Homicidal Ideation, Self Harm, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Rumination, Codependency, Anger, Physical Pain and Multiple Medical Diagnoses, and Life / Career Transitions.
Lauren has a background in community based mental health working with people who are under-resourced & uninsured.
Lauren values continuing education to stay fresh in her field and has had recent training on Telemental Health Treatment, Trust-Based Relational Interventions, Gottman Method for Couples Therapy, & Motivational Interviewing.
LPC in GA #010418
Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
MA in Marriage & Family Therapy, Richmont Graduate University
BA in Sociology & Minor in Youth Ministry, Covenant College
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