Nominees for Board of Directors 2019-2020   Voting Closed 

Tim Robinson

Timothy "Tim" Robinson, LPC, CPCS, CAS-F, President ELECT 2019-2020 graduated from Stetson University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Health care Providers in The Addictive Disorders. Tim earned many certifications such as in Counseling Supervision, Grief counseling, Addiction Specialist, Anger Management Specialist and Opioid Treatment Provider. He has been a researcher and public speaker on a vast number of subject pertaining to counseling and mental health. Tim is currently a Program Manager for Talbot.  Email:  [email protected]

Carolyn Ramp

Carolyn Ramp EdS, LPC, NCC, ACS, CPCSPresident 2019-2020  holds a Specialist degree in Counseling Psychology, from Georgia Southern University and a Master Degree in Mental Health Counseling. She is currently a Psychotherapist at Resolution Counseling Professional. Carolyn is a sought out presenter in the Mental Health Counseling field, especially on the subject of ethics.  Email: [email protected]

 

Lisa KingLisa King, EdS, LPC, CPCS, CCTP  LPCA Immediate Past President 2018-2019.  A Clinical Therapist in private practice in Carrollton, Lisa works with teens and adults with anxiety, depression, trauma and addiction. Lisa is very active in her local community. With a Specialist (EdS) in Professional Clinical Mental Health Counseling & Supervision from the University of West Georgia, she previously worked at Murphy Harpst Children's Center in Cedartown, GA and Dallas Family Counseling Center in Dallas, GA. Lisa is very active in her community, served for 4 years as the LPCA Western District Chair & Co-Chair and was a former Past-President of the University of West GA SAO. 

Tom Parrott

Tom Parrott, LPC, DMin, Treasurer is a graduate of Midwestern College and has been practicing counseling for 9 years. In addition, Tom is a CPA, holds a Masters of Accountancy, and has many years in business and in the IT world. He is currently working with Grace Counseling and Psychotherapy. Tom is very active in his community as a psychotherapist, building houses, consulting with business for financial success.   Email:  [email protected]

 

Britney Allen, LAPC Northern District Rep  holds a Master’s degree in clinical counseling psychology from Brenau University and is currently pursuing a PhD in psychology from Northcentral University. She is an APC at the Brain Science Center in Gainesville, GA. Training in dialectical behavior therapy, trauma, and HeartMath, a biofeedback intervention, Britney works with children, adolescents, and adults. Britney is an adjunct instructor at Brenau University and serves as a mental health consultant for Ninth District Opportunity’s Head Start Program and Health Services Advisory Committee. 

Kay BrooksKay N. Brooks Hatfield, EdD, LPC, Southern District Rep serves as CEO for Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services.  Thirty years of experience include providing BH and DD services to adults, children, and adolescents in rural GA, with advanced training in addiction, trauma, and post-traumatic growth.  Kay has supported LPCA Georgia’s legislative advocacy efforts and spoke at a Capitol Hill briefing along with panelists from AMHCA to address challenges of a  BH workforce shortage. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at 2 colleges and  erves on the board of directors for several regional and statewide org. 

Louis BoyntonLouis Boynton, II, Ph.D, LPC, NCC, CPCS, Western District Rep Over the last few years Louis has been working in the profession of psychology as an educator, researcher, and practitioner. He has written grants and managed grant projects in disaster mental health, a new professional avenue. Currently, Louis is President of a nonprofit (managing a disaster mental health website gadisaster.info), with a private practice, and a mobile assessment counselor for Southern Crescent Pines Behavioral Health. 

 

Angela FeeserAngela Feeser, EdS, LPC, CPCS, Eastern District Rep  Has Ed.S in Mental Health Counseling from Seton Hall University in 2005.  Over the last six years I had the opportunity to serve as the Clinical Director of an outpatient facility that provided services to those with mental health, addictive disease, and intellectual/developmental disability needs as well as acute psychiatric or detox crisis stabilization. I’m currently in private practice. I have been the Chair of the Augusta Coalition for Mental Health Advocacy during the last four years. I am also a member of the Augusta Coalition for Addiction and Recovery Advocacy.  

Jennifer Chase Finch, M.A., LPC, NCC, CBCT®, ETHICs Chair is dedicated to resolving trauma through somatic treatment modalities, meditation, contemplative and integrative sciences. She was a practicing licensed professional therapist for almost two decades prior to founding Be Here Now Mindfulness, LLC. In addition to her private practice, she offers online and in-person trainings to individuals, health care practitioners and corporate settings.

 

Joanna GouldingJoanna Goulding, MA, LAPC, NCC, Atlanta District Rep  Currently works as a bilingual Psychotherapist (Spanish) in the Dunwoody area.  She is also the co-director of the non-profit organization Alive and Well, designed to provide counseling services to the undeserved in the Atlanta area.  Joanna previously worked as a Psychotherapist at CETPA, the largest Hispanic Mental Health Clinic in the Southeast. Her Prior career experience in Healthcare sales and marketing is a bonus in the counseling industry.  Joanna is an active volunteer in her community, especially at her local schools.    

Tracy HallTracy Hall, LPC, Membership Chair is currently a Counselor at Georgia State in the Counseling and Testing Center and previously was the Assistant Director of Disability Services and Academic Success at Oglethorpe University where she worked with students who qualified for formalized ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accommodations, including those requesting Emotional Support Animals in on-campus housing. Tracy also has years of experience working within the LPCA of GA organization in various roles from volunteer to event coordinator and is proud to serve on the 2018 – 2019 LPCA Board of Directors as the Membership Chair. 

 David Markwell, PhD, NCC, LPC, CPCS, ACS, Clinical Supervision Chair is a licensed and board certified Professional Counselor   and clinical supervisor in Georgia and Alabama. He has offices in Marietta GA and McCaysville GA.  David is a Mental health consultant for Fetch Your News, the online news show serving North Georgia, a periodic guest on the Atlanta morning radio show   "Bailey and Southside" (Rock 100.5), and was awarded the 2017 George C. Podein Counselor of the Year by the LPCA of Georgia.

 Dr Markwell served on the LPCA CPCS Committee working on standards based on the licensing board's policies. 

 

Monique Overstreet, MA, Secretary, Graduate from Argosy University-Atlanta where she also served as the president of the LPCA student Organization on campus.  She has worked with survivors of human trafficking, youth in foster care, and teens experiencing homelessness among a host of other populations. Monique has worked in the social service field for over 13 years and is currently pursuing her license as a professional counselor.earned her MA from Argosy and working towards her LPC.  

 

Kelli Ritter, PhD, LPC  Membership/Professional Development, earned her Ph.D. in Counseling from Georgia State University where she developed a passion for Adlerian Psychology, play therapy and trauma. Dr. Ritter has spent the last twenty years working with children, teens and families in various roles through counseling, parent education and consulting services. Her book and DVD set, Come Play with Me!, teaches parents and caregivers how to use Adlerian play therapy skills with children.

 

 

Karla L.Sapp, EdD, LPC, PMH(FL), NCC, CCMHC, MAC, CPCS, Coastal District Rep has a BS Criminal Justice), South University-Savannah (Master of Arts in Professional Counseling) and Argosy University (Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology), Dr. Sapp has been practicing for 10 years, specializing in general MH and addictions counseling, among the adult and criminal offender populations. Dr. Sapp also works with Adolescent Student-Athletes and Athletic Professionals with a private practice in Midway GA 
Larry Schor, PhD, LPC, CPCS Ethics Co-Chair, started and continues to volunteer mentor past students, providing free trainings, keeping up the GA Disaster MH Information website, has been a counselor since 1997, awarded as the LPCA Counselor of the Year in 2004, and a professor West GA since 2004.  His private practice is located in Carrollton, GA
  

Eric RodgersEric Rodgers, LAPC Newsletter Editor:  is currently LPCA’s Student Representative Board Member.  He is also a dedicated volunteer. He is a graduate from Argosy University. Eric also holds a Graduate Diploma from the University of Sydney and a B.S. from Life University. Eric has been operating “Eric Rodgers: Evidence-Based Coaching Services” since 2009.

 

 

Joe Wolstencroft

Joseph “Joe” Wolstencroft, PhD, DMin, LPC, CPCS, Central District Rep has been an active member of the mental health field for over twenty-five years, with his own counseling center, Dr. Wolstencroft includes training and providing sports psychologist to elite amateur and professional athletes and stage performers in mental performance conditioning. He is also registered with the Supreme Court of Georgia as a registered neutral, commonly referred to as a mediator.  

 

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