Our Providers

Cherell Butler, LISW, CP & AP

Cherell Butler graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BA and a Masters of Social Work Degree specializing in individual, family, and group therapy from the University of Pittsburgh.  She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with a dual license in Clinical Level and Advanced Practice and a Certified Group Leader by the Prevention Research Institute in the Alcohol Drug Safety Action Program.  Cherell has experience with parenting, working with children and families, substance use disorders, individual counseling, anxiety, women’s issues, families, and marriage counseling.  Her approach to therapy is person centered.

Stephanie Alford, LPC

Stephanie Alford obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Florida International University and a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, as well as an Ed.S (Educational Specialist) from the University of South Carolina. Stephanie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been counseling adolescents and adults since 2001. She has been recognized as a National Certified Counselor for over 20 years. Her other accomplishments include being a Nationally Certified School Counselor, Global Career Development Facilitator, and a Board-Certified TeleMental Health Provider. Stephanie has worked for more than two decades providing support to individuals and families. She has a passion for working with children, adolescents, and adults, helping them overcome obstacles in their lives.

Terrence Charles, LPC
Terrence Charles is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has experience in crisis management, crisis stabilization, individuals and family therapy. He has a Masters of Arts in Counseling with an emphasis on Mental Health and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Mr. Charles aims to help individuals and families improve and develop to meet their needs and improve life functioning.

Dana F. Cullum, LPC
Dana has a Masters degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from Francis Marion University. Her specialties include working with children, adolescents, families and adults with PTSD, depression, behavioral problems (ADHD, ODD, conduct disorder), grief, anxiety, parenting and adjustment disorder.

Kevin Cunningham, LPC
Kevin Cunningham is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has over 20 years of experience. He obtained a Masters of Education Degree from Troy University and an undergraduate degree in Sociology from University of South Carolina Aiken. He provides counseling services with compassion and his counseling style is the humanistic approach. He has a sincere desire to help individuals, children, and families. His expectation for clients is working together and building a working alliance. He utilizes a positive and enthusiastic approach toward meeting objectives and goals for the clients.

Charlene Gainey, LISW-CP
It brings Charlene great joy and satisfaction to empower children, teens, their families and individuals in overcoming various mental health challenges.  She is a double social work alumna of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Charlene has over nine years of practice experience combined with work in various other capacities (i.e. youth leader/teacher, licensed childcare provider for the military while living overseas as a military spouse, etc.). Some of my treatment approaches include: CBT, DBT, MST and Structural Family Systems.

Ashaad Hipps, LMSW
Ashaad Hipps graduated from the University of Florida with a Masters of Social Work Degree. He has several years of experience in Applied Behavior Analysis providing services to children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, specifically children on the Autism Spectrum. He also has experience working with families and their children who have behavioral health issues. He primarily works with males ages 5-40.

Susan Holly Jackson, LPC, CAC II
Ms. Jackson graduated from University of South Carolina and is a National Board Certified Counselor with 15 years of professional counseling experience. Her specialties included mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder and adjustment concerns related to family or school settings.

Kristy Banks-Jones- LMSW
Kristy Banks-Jones obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Social Work from Augusta State University and a Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Kristy is a Licensed Master Social Worker, and her specializations include group therapy, older adults, women, and adolescent females. She has experience working with stress, depression, anxiety, women’s issues, and gender therapy. Kristy’s treatment approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

Laura Mason, EdS, LPC
Laura has her Educational Specialist Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Converse College and a Masters of Science Degree in Individual and Family Development from South Carolina State University. She has experience in individuals, children, family and group therapy along with dual diagnosis, abuse and domestic violence, anger management, parenting. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Trauma Focused and various therapeutic modalities.

Kelsey Rhoad, LPC
Kelsey Rhoad has a Masters Degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from University of South Carolina Aiken. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Kelsey has experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and their families, who may be struggling with various mental health challenges (e.g., depression, anxiety, OCD, trauma, ADHD, stress, grief and adjustment)

Kristina Topp, LMSW
Kristina Topp graduated from University of South Carolina with a Masters of Social Work Degree and is a Licensed Master Social Worker with a specialization in military populations. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy from Stony Brook University. Kristina has experience in crisis counseling, chronic illness and pain, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and trauma. Her treatments focus on the evidence-based practices of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She primarily works with individuals 17 and older.