Taneshia Sims, MA Taneshia is a graduate of Liberty University. She is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS, working toward being a Licensed Professional Counselor. Taneshia works with adults and adolescents.
Meet Our Counselors and Staff
R. Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS
Mrs. Colson is trained as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Master Addiction
Counselor, who has contributed to the counseling field since 1982. Author of Stop
Treating Symptoms and Start Resolving Trauma! Inside-Out Healing for Survivors of
ALL Types. She is a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor through the LPCA
of Georgia. She takes a limited number of clients and speaks at luncheons, seminars
and other group functions. Visit her training, speaking and supervision site at www.TraumaEducation.com
. She is a State Approved DUI Evaluator and Treatment Provider. Also, a Prime Solutions
Terry Hash, MS, LPC
Mr. Hash is the Pastoral Care Minister at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church, and
began serving in the counseling field in 1993. He specializes in marital, pre-marital,
and trauma related concerns.
Jennifer Teague, MA, LPC Mrs. Teague, a licensed counselor who has an MA in Psychology
and a Master’s in Christian Counseling is a member of the American Association of
Christian Counselors. Mrs. Teague has 20+ years experience working with clients of
all ages from various backgrounds. She has a wealth of knowledge and insight regarding
counseling abused and neglected adolescent girls. Mrs. Teague has office hours in
Conyers and McDonough.
Tommy Snow, PhD, CTSS, CCDVC Dr. Snow holds PhDs in Clinical Christian Psychology
and Christian Domestic Violence Intervention Therapy. He specializes in Conflict
Resolution, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, and trauma related concerns.
Jill Osborne, MS EdS, LPC Jill specializes in play therapy, trauma, and child and
adolescent therapy. She authored “Sam Feels Better Now, an Interactive Story for
Children.” She currently is pursuing certification as a Registered Play Therapist
and manages a successful blog. Click Jill’s Blog to learn more. Jill has office hours
in Conyers and McDonough.
Tiffany Starnes, MEd, LPC, NCC
Mrs. Starnes has a unique style working with couples, individuals, premarital counseling,
and blended families. Her experience with individuals needing substance abuse treatment,
smoking cessation, pain management, and people struggling with issues of life transition,
anxiety, stress, depression, grief and loss, sex related issues and self-esteem,
make her an asset to ELCCC.
Amanda Walden is a licensed counselor with a Master’s degree in Community Counseling.
She has over eight years experience in the counseling field with a background of
working with clients of all ages. Ms. Walden has extensive experience in working
with victims of domestic violence. She has office hours in Conyers and McDonough.
Ms. Wallace obtained her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University
Online and is currently under supervision to earn hours for her license as an Associate
Professional Counselor. She served twelve years in local church education and discipleship.
She is able to take clients at affordable rates in Conyers and McDonough.
Ashley Lowe, MA, Intern Ashley received her MA in Human Services cognate Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University. She is serving as an intern earning supervision hours toward license as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. She also has 10 years + in church student ministry and discipleship. She focuses much of her interest on adolescents and their families. In addition, she will focus on group therapy for that age group. She is able to take clients at affordable rates in our McDonough Office. She is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS
Brandon Browne, MA Brandon has been in ministry for 10 years working with youth and their parents. He has a passion for marriage counseling and for combat veterans. He is married and has a young daughter. He is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS
Christyn Walker, MA, LAPC
Christyn completed her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling at Liberty University and is pursuing licensure as a professional counselor and an addictions counselor. She has a passion for working with adolescents and adults who struggle with addiction and eating disorders, both on an individual and group basis, and acting as a weight loss coach. Christyn also has experience conducting substance abuse and anger management evaluations, and leading psycho-educational groups for domestic violence, parenting skills and values clarification. She is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS.
Marlon Willingham, M.A. Marlon is a graduate of Liberty University. Marlon works with adults and adolescents.
Emily Hart, M.A. Emily is a graduate Liberty University. She is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS, working toward being a Licensed Professional Counselor. Emily works with adults and adolescents and children.
Sonya Snow, M.A. Sonya is a graduate of Liberty University. She is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS, working toward being a Licensed Professional Counselor. Sonya works with adults and adolescents and specializes in Trauma Recovery using Strategic Trauma & Abuse Recovery.
Heidi Ulrich, Student Intern Counselor Heidi is a student intern who has completed all of her class work toward a Chemical Addictions Counselor and is currently completing her degree in counseling at Liberty University. She leads addictions support groups, provides additions education and works individual with clients who have suffered with addictions of all kinds.
Ruby Jenkins, MS Ruby is a graduate of Liberty University. She is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS. Marlon works with adults, adolescents, and children. Mrs. Jenkins sees clients in our McDonough office and in our Jackson/Flovilla office. (Currently not accepting new clients)
Mrs. Hargrove, a Licensed Professional Counselor, has a MA in Marriage and Family
Counseling. She has over 15 years of experience in the counseling field with a background
of working with children, adolescents and adults. She also has specialized training
in play therapy. She has a special interest in depression, anxiety, ADHD, self-esteem,
abuse, grief and family issues. She will be located at both the Conyers and McDonough
Pat Calloway, LPC
Pat is a Licensed Professional Counselor and specializes in working with anxiety
and addiction. She is a State Approved provider Evaluator for DUI.
Jessica Loper, MS
Jessica is a graduate of Clayton State University in Clinical Psychology. She is
under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS, working toward
being a Licensed Professional Counselor. She works with adults, adolescents, and
children. She works with addiction and does non-DUI Substance Use Evaluations and
substance abuse treatment.