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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:


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


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