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Disclaimer: As a public service, Project BEST has developed a roster, or a written list including the names and contact information, of the professionals who have successfully completed the training requirements of a Project BEST learning collaborative.  Neither Project BEST, its coordinating centers, its partner agencies, nor its funding organizations provide official endorsement of the professionals included on our roster.  This listing of professionals is available for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace consultation with your physician or mental health professional.  The views and opinions of professionals listed on this site do not necessarily reflect those of Project BEST, its coordinating centers, its partner agencies, or its funding organizations.

Professionals offering services in Clarendon County:

Therapists:                                                       Brokers:                                                     

Senior Leaders:                                                                     

Lacey D. Baker, LMSW, VSP
Therapist/Forensic Interviewer/Outreach
Dickerson Center for Children
1615 Augusta Road
West Columbia, SC 29169
Office Phone: (803) 791-1511
Office Fax:  (803) 791-1572

Maxine Barker, PhD
Psychologist IV
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
4900 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Office Phone: 803-896-8732
Office Fax: 803-896-9588


Gaye Allen-Cook, LPC
1947 D Hoffmeyer Road
Florence, SC 29501

Office: (843) 615-4080

DeMorrie Evans, LMSW
Social Worker
5000 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
Office Phone: 803-896-4753

Marnie Frailey, LMSW
Social worker
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
4900 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-896-8914

C. Melinda Fuller, LPC
Behavioral Health Counselor
Florence County School District #1
Poynor Adult Education
301 S. Dargan St. Florence, SC 29506
Phone: 843-664-8152 ext. 39
Fax: 843-664-8155

Florence One Schools

Licensed Professional Counselor
Fuller Life Strategies, LLC
1506 W. Palmetto St. Florence, SC – physical
Post Office Box 3866 Florence, SC 29502 - mailing
Phone: 843-661-6030
Fax: 843-679-2633

Frankie Jones, LPC, LPC/S, CACII, MAC
Counselor/Clinical Director
Circle Park Behavioral Health Services
601 Gregg Avenue
PO Box 6196
Florence, SC 29501-6196
Office: (843) 665-6122
Fax: (843) 669-6122


Cynthia Neumire
Regional Counselor
SC Dept of Mental Health - Deaf Services
20 Powderhorn Rd
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Office Phone: 864-982-0984
Office Fax: 864-962-0758


Amanda E. Page, MA
Integrated Behavioral Health Services Coordinator
SC Department of Mental Health
2414 Bull Street Columbia, SC 29202
Office Phone: 803-898-4226
Office Fax: 803-898-8347

Candin Phillips
Mental Health Therapist
One Havenwood Lane
Travelers Rest SC
Office Phone: 864-660-6233
Cell Phone: 662-816-4912

Jessica Gawler
Violence Prevention Program Manager
Healing Species
PO Box 1202
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Office: (803) 535-6543
Cell: (803) 767-1198

Diane Rowan
Foster Care Health Liaison
Select Health of South Carolina (First Choice)
4390 Belle Oaks Drive, Suite 400
North Charleston 29420
Office Phone: 843-414-2681
Office Fax:  866-533-5493

Katie Brophy, MSW, LISW-CP, CAC-II
Deputy Director
Palmetto Association for Children and Families
133 Powell Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
Office Phone: 803-996-5437
Office Fax: 803-996-5438

Renaye S. Long, LMSW, MPA
Assistant Director of Children’s Services
S.C. Department of Mental Health
Division of Community Mental Health Services
Office of Children, Adolescents, and their Families (CAF)
2414 Bull Street, Room 304
Columbia, South Carolina 29202
Office Phone: 803-898-8340
Office Fax: 803-898-8347

Roger Williams
Director, Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
South Carolina Department of Mental Health
214 Bull Street, P.O. Box 485, Columbia, SC 29201
Office Phone: 803-898-8301
Cell Phone: 864-230-4429
Office Fax:  8038988347