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Staff

Jennifer Hope - Clinical Director
MS, LPC, CAADC

Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor experienced in working with substance abuse, anger management, anxiety, depression, diversity, sexuality, and grief issues. Jennifer works with families, couples, and individuals of all ages. She utilizes Humanistic, Cognitive, Behavioral, and Play therapies.

   
   
Heather Mathis, MS, LPC

Heather is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has experience with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, severe and persistent mental illnesses, grief issues, and conflict resolution. Heather has worked with adults, couples, adolescents and children. Heather also works with Anger Management and Domestic Violence groups. Heather utilizes Cognitive Behavioral, and Solution Focused types of therapy.

   
   

Amber Belle, LMSW

Amber is a Licensed Master Social Worker who has experience with depression, anxiety, crisis intervention, and school social work. Amber specializes in working with adolescents, families, and couples. Amber utilizes family systems, relational, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused therapies. Amber works with Anger Management and Drug and Alcohol groups.

   
   

Kim Boykin, MA, LPC

Kim is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has experience working with clients related to anxiety, depression, impulse control, anger management and conflict resolution. Kim works with children, adolescents, families and adults. She utilizes Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral, and Experiential therapies.

   
   

Miriam Gomez, LPC, MAMFT

Miriam is a bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor experienced in working with behavior issues, anxiety, depression, diversity and adolescent concerns. Miriam counsels in both English and Spanish. She specializes in working with children, individuals, couples and families utilizing Solution Focused, Family Systems and Cognitive Behavioral therapies.

   
   

Julie Whitford, MA, LAPC

Julie earned her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling and has experience working with anxiety, crisis management, grief/loss issues, impulse control, and conflict resolution concerns with individuals. She also works with Anger Management, Drug/Alcohol Abuse and Domestic Violence groups. Julie specializes in working with individuals and groups utilizing Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, Motivational Interviewing, and Family Systems therapies.

   
   

Jessica Niko, LMSW

Jessica is a Licensed Master Social Worker and a graduate from the University of Georgia. She has experience working with anxiety, grief & loss, depression, attachment & bonding, and crisis intervention. Jessica utilizes Cognitive, Behavioral, and Solution Focused therapies. Jessica works with families, couples and children of all ages.

   
   

Madalyn Riggins, LAMFT

Madalyn earned her Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Alabama. She has experience working with substance abuse, trauma, sexual assault, domestic violence, and interpersonal conflict. Madalyn utilizes family systems, cognitive behavioral, and narrative therapies when working with families, couples, and individuals of all ages.

   

Melanie Richmond, MA

Melanie earned her Master of Arts in Community Counseling and has experience working with DFCS, couples, families, crisis management, impulse control, substance abuse and conflict resolution. She also facilitates Anger Management and Drug/Alcohol Abuse groups. Melanie’s counseling approaches are based on individual needs and goals. She is passionate about empowering clients to reach their optimal potential. She specializes in working with individuals, families and groups utilizing Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Family Systems therapies.

   

Denise Sunga - Intern

Denise earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Brenau University and is working towards a Master of Science in Clinical Counseling Psychology. She has experience working with clients related to substance abuse, anxiety, depression and relationship conflict. She also works with Values Clarification group. Denise utilizes Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused therapies.

   
   

Daniele Gentry - Office Manager

Daniele is experienced with customer service and enjoys helping others. She studied Psychology at The University of North Georgia and is working towards a Master of Science in Clinical Counseling Psychologay at Brenau University. From being a mentor at a local middle school, she has gained a passion for counseling. Daniele is happy to help with any questions regarding insurance and scheduling appointments. Please feel free to contact her with any concerns you may have.

   
   

Rachel English - Administrative Assistant

Rachel received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Georgia Gwinnett College and is working towards a Master of Science in Clinical Counseling Psychologay at Brenau University. Receiving a double concentrated area of study in educational and developmental psychology, she has found a love for children with physical, behavioral, and neurological abnormalities. Volunteering with special needs schools and functions for over a decade in the community she has the skill and familiarity with the educational system as well as family dynamics. In addition, Rachel can answer questions about programs, scheduling appointments, and other concerns.