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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:                                                                     

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

Office: (843) 615-4080

Tara Compton, MEd, LPCI
Avalonia Group Homes, Inc./Hampton PRTF
404 Hampton Ave.
Pickens, SC 29671
Cell Phone: (864) 770-3177
Office Fax: (864) 878-7276

Andrea L. Darden, MSW, MSEd.
Director of Child, Adolescent and Family Services (CAF)
Santee Wateree Department of Mental Health
2611 Liberty Hill Rd, P.O. Box 645
Camden, SC 29020
Office Phone: 803-432-5323
Office Fax:  803-775-2507

Mallory Davis, EdS, MEd, LPCI
Clinical Counselor
Cyber Academy of South Carolina
330 Pelham Rd. #101
Greenville, SC 29615
Office Phone: 864-236-4006 x4035

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, MS, LPC, LPC/S
Fuller Life Strategies, LLC
1803 Cherokee Rd

Florence, SC 29501
Office Phone: 843-661-6030
Office Fax: 843-679-2633
E-Mail: /

Lurline Jerry
Associate Executive Director
South Carolina Youth Advocate Program
604 Gregg Ave
Florence, SC 29501
Office Phone: 843-661-7080
Cell Phone: 843-615-0903
Office Fax: 843-667-4737

Monica Johnson, MSW
Treatment Coordinator
South Carolina Youth Advocate Program
604 Gregg Avenue
Florence, SC 29501
Office Phone: (843) 661-7080
Office Fax: (843) 667-4737

Frankie Jones, LPC, LPC/S, CACII, MAC
(No longer seeing clients)

Aimee Knight, MS, LPCI
Clinical Counselor
Fuller Life Strategies LLC
Palmetto Family Works LLC
1803 Cherokee Rd
Florence, SC 29501
Office Phone: (843) 661-6030
Office Fax: (843)679-2633
E-Mail: /

Holly May
Program Manager
SC Department of Mental Health
20 Powderhorn Rd
Simpsonville SC 29681
Office Phone: 864-963-3421
Cell Phone: 803-667-0729
Office Fax: 864-967-8617

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

Lacey D. Musgrave, VSP, LISW-CP
Bilingual Therapist/Forensic Interviewer/Outreach CoordinatorDickerson Children’s Advocacy Center
1615 Augusta Road
West Columbia, SC 29169
Office Phone: (803) 791-1511
Cell Phone: (864) 431-0089
Office Fax: (803) 791-1572
E-Mail: and

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

Pamela Rice
Facility Director
Alston Wilkes Society Columbia Youth Home
401 Lawand Dr.
Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-772-6191
Cell Phone: 803-530-0918
Office Fax: 803-772-5962

Pamela D. Salters, MA
Mental Health Counselor
Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center
2319 St. Matthews Road
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Office Phone: 803-536-1571 ext. 204
Office Fax: 803-534-9773
E-Mail: Pamela.Salters@SCDMH.ORG

Jacorie Slater
Lead Clinical Staff
Alston Wilkes Society
3518 Medical Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
Office Phone: 803-799-2490 Ext.350
Cell Phone: 803-587-9942
Office Fax: 803-771-4766


Sally Williamson, MA, LPC
Therapist/Forensic Interviewer
The CARE House of the Pee Dee
1500 Patton Drive
Florence, SC 29501
Office Phone: 843-629-0236
Office Fax: 843-673-9223
E-Mail: ,

Ryan Wilson
Avalonia Group Homes
404 Hampton Ave
Pickens, SC 29671
Office Phone: 864-836-7220
Office Fax: 864-878-7276

Courtney Woodruff, LPC-I
Hampton PRTF
404 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, SC 29671
Cell Phone: (864) 551-1056
Office Fax: (864) 878-7276


Deidra L. Bostic, MS
Adoption Supervisor
SCDSS Region IV Adoption Services
181 E. Evans St., BTC-112
Florence, South Carolina 29506
Office Phone: 843-661-2495
Cell Phone: 843-409-3998
Office Fax: 843-317-1599

Kathryn I. Bozik
Program Director
Foster Care Review Board
1205 Pendleton St. Ste. 436
Columbia, SC 29201
Office Phone: 803.734.0416
Office Fax: 803.734.1223

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

Kevin Long
ICPC/Licensing Coordinator
210 University Plaza Dr.
Conway, SC 29526
Office Phone: 843 234-8025
Cell Phone: 843 624-1605
E-Mail: Kevin.Long@DSS.SC.GOV

Kelly McCabe, MSW
Human Service Coordinator I
Clarendon DSS
3 South Church St.
Manning, SC  29102
Office Phone: 803-435-4303
Office Fax:  803-435-2831

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

Catherine Senn
Region IV Coordinator for Post Legal Adoptions Services
Horry County DSS
1951 Industrial Park Road
Conway, SC 29526
Office Phone: 843.340.0302
Office Fax: 843.365.6171

Heather Williamson, LMSW
Region IV Clinical Specialist
South Carolina Department of Social Services - IFCCS
2120 Jody Road
Florence, S.C. 29501
Office Phone: 843-413-6484
Cell Phone: 843-621-4098
Office Fax: 843-413-6486


Adrienne W. Brownlee
SCDSS Division of Adoption Services - Region IV
181 East Evans Street
Florence, SC 29506
Office Phone: 843-519-0096
Cell Phone: 843-409-5303
Office Fax: 843-317-1599

C. Melinda Fuller, MS, LPC, LPC/S
Fuller Life Strategies, LLC
1803 Cherokee Rd
Florence, SC 29501
Office Phone: 843-661-6030
Office Fax: 843-679-2633
E-Mail: /

Brenda L. Gorski, Esq.
General Counsel
Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program
1205 Pendleton Street, Room 447
Columbia, SC 29201
Office Phone: (803) 734-1875­­
Cell Phone: (803) 497-5436
Office Fax: (803) 734-1694

Ellen C. Hamilton
Executive Director
Pee Dee Coalition for Durant Children’s Center
POB 1351, Florence, SC 29503
Office Phone: 843-669-4694
Office Fax: 843-673-2005

Robin H. Layton, MSW
Clarendon County DSS
3 S. Church St.
Manning, SC 29102
Office Phone: 803-435-8922
Office Fax: 803-435-2831

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

Rhonda McCurry
Chief Operating Officer
South Carolina Youth Advocate Program
140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 350
Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-779-5500
Office Fax: 803-779-8444

Sally S. Mintz
DSS Liaison/ Project Facilitator
Department of Juvenile Justice
1620 Shivers Road, Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-896-7538
Cell Phone: 803-984-2691
Office Fax: 803-896-7550

Brenda Parker MA, CACII
Manager School –based Services SCDMH
2414 Bull St.
Columbia, SC 29203
Office Phone: 803-898-8636
Cell Phone:  803-230-8003

Harold "Pat" Patrick, MSW, LISW
Families First Director
SC Department of Social Services
3366 Rivers Ave.
North Charleston SC 29405
Office Phone: 843-953-9846
Cell Phone: 843-412-3474

Lee Porter, MA, MEd
Chief Program Officer
Children’s Trust of South Carolina
P.O. Box 11644
Columbia, SC 29211
Office Phone: 803-744-4035
Office Fax: 803-744-4020

Rebecca Sharp
Senior Manager
Department of Social Services
PO Box 1520
Columbia, SC 29202
Office Phone: 803-898-1881

Donna R. Stackhouse
Human Services Coordinator II/Performance Coach
SC Department of Social Services – Region IV
C/O Florence Regional Office
2120 Jody Road, Suite A
Florence, SC 29501
Office Phone: 843-731-1166
Cell Phone: 843-731-1166
Office Fax: 843-413-6486

Whitney Vovou, LPC
Director of Clinical Services
Lighthouse Care Center of Conway
152 Waccamaw Medical Park Drive
Conway, SC 29526

Office Phone: 843-234-6122
Cell Phone: 843-687-3400
Office Fax: 843-234-6611

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