THERAPIST & CO-OWNER
MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS,
“Lynne” is a 1992 graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and a 2011 graduate of East Carolina University with a Master of Social Work Degree. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, and Clinically Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist. She provides services to children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. Lynne specializes in working with individuals with co-occurring disorders in addition to providing sex offender specific treatment for registered sex offenders in addition to juvenile offenders. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy in addition to others depending on the needs of the individual. Lynne’s experience varies from working with the Department of Social Services, public school system, and in a private practice mental health setting.
THERAPIST & CO-OWNER
MS, LCMHC, LCAS, CSI
Eric has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings including; various enhanced mental health services focusing on adults and children with severe mental health issues, worked for many years in the public school system as an Exceptional Children’s teacher specializing in adolescents with behavioral and emotional issues and worked for Easter Seals with children and adults with special needs specializing in therapeutic recreation. Eric currently works with athletes with performance anxiety and serves as a local high school golf coach. Eric utilizes cognitive behavioral, behavioral modification, mindfulness, emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. Eric attended East Carolina University for his undergrad Degree and received his Masters of Science degree from Capella University in Mental Health Counseling. Eric is licensed by the state of North Carolina as a licensed professional counselor and a licensed clinical addiction specialist.
JAMES D. (DOUG) EDWARDS
Originally from Central Illinois, Doug received his Masters in Social Work at Indiana University in 1992 with a special emphasis on mental health issues effecting families and children. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and has had a broad range of professional experiences, having worked many years in both mental health and substance abuse treatment in a variety of settings. Doug works primarily with adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and a variety of mental health and addiction-related issues. He also greatly enjoys assisting couples to improve, build, and restore their relationships. Doug is primarily a Client-Centered Clinician, and utilizes Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, Behavioral, and Insight-Oriented Therapy techniques in addition to others, in order to help people to achieve their goals. He is a therapist who is a Christian, and when asked, is able to offer counseling services in which integrate faith, Biblical concepts, and psychology in a way that respects each individual’s right to develop their own beliefs.
Sharon is a 1983 graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and a 2012 graduate of East Carolina University with a Master of Social Work Degree. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has a broad range of professional experiences. Sharon has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings including in various enhanced mental health services focusing on adults and children with mental health issues, and in the public school system as a School Worker specializing in children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional issues. Sharon utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral modification, mindfulness, and emotional regulation in her work with adolescents.
Jamila is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies from Central Michigan University before moving back to North Carolina. Here, she earned her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University. Jamila has worked with several populations in the community, including survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, clients with substance use diagnoses, including those with co-occurring mental health and substance use diagnoses, and the LGBTQIA+ community. Jamila's experience includes working within the legal system, community mental health, public school system, and private practice sector. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches in order to best serve the client, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Feminist Therapy.