Meet Our Staff

THERAPISTS AND STAFF WITH A WEALTH OF TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND COMPASSION. 

Our professional clinical staff include Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), as well as Pre-licensed and Intern Counselors.  Many of our staff hold additional credentials and knowledge regarding substance use disorder and recovery, trauma, and grief.

All of our clinical staff have extensive history working in various fields of counseling and bring professional and personal experience to their work. 

Our operations and support staff also brings a magnitude of experience to their work handling scheduling, facility operations, billing, special projects and events.

 

Jill Perry-Phillips, President

Meet Jill

MS, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Advanced Drug & Alcohol Counselor, Substance Abuse Professional, EMDR trained.

Jill is the founder and President of JP Counseling with over 25 years of experience as a counselor and a prominent leader in the behavioral health field.  In addition, Jill is also a well-known trainer and public speaker. 

“I am honored that people allow me into the most private and difficult parts of their lives. Getting to know them and see them grow is the best part of my professional life.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Mood Disorders
  • Trauma
  • EMDR
 
 
 
 

Jennifer Oaks, Clinical Supervisor

Meet Jen

MS, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Substance Abuse Professional, EMDR trained.

Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in the helping field with a major focus on psychodynamic theory and interventions. As a clinical supervisor, Jennifer strives to not only help clients find their inner strengths but other clinicians as well.    

“Through our collaborative therapy sessions, my aim is that you gain a greater self-awareness that helps you navigate life’s up and downs.  I enjoy bringing humor to sessions and yet sit with the toughest emotions.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Oncology Behavioral Health
  • EMDR

 

 

Linda Hicks

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, EMDR trained.

“Life can be challenging and it can sometimes make us feel stuck.  My aim is to help you find the right tools to face and navigate life’s challenges.  And if you experience profound healing along the way, Bonus!”
 

Expertise:

  • Grief
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Coping skills
  • EMDR

 

 

Hayley Shawger

 

MA, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor

“I believe each client is entitled to a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere where they can receive the encouragement necessary to facilitate change and promote wellness.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

 

 

Christina Bertocchini-Guay      

MA, Licensed Professional Counselor, EMDR trained.

“I believe that the therapeutic relationship is a collaborate effort to assist you in discovering your potential in addition to making improvements in your overall functioning.”

Expertise: 

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Coping Skills
  • EMDR

 

 

Josh McGee

MA, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor

“When it comes to therapy I tend to take a more conversational approach in how I interact with my clients. I am a firm believer that a good therapy session can leave a person feeling like they just had a good heart to heart with a trusted friend. So let’s sit down, drink some coffee (or whatever drink you prefer) and see if we can figure some stuff out and hopefully have some laughs along the way.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Coping Skills
  • Anger
  • Anxiety

 

 

Krista Shae Lion

MA, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Substance Abuse Professional, EMDR trained.

“The journey of life is often incorporated with twists and turns. There are times we all need help on the journey to navigate through the stuck points that unveil the lessons within the adversity to bring about healing & growth. I look forward to a collaborative process to help you navigate life’s journey so that you become the best you can be”.

 

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Coping Skills
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • EMDR

 

 

Cortnie Phillips, Special Projects Coordinator

BS in Public Relations and Advertising

Cortnie utilizes her BS in Public Relations & Advertising to assist with a variety of special projects, including marketing, advertising, events, social media and grant data collection. 

 

Bill Phillips, Operations Manager

Bill has 30+ years’ experience in facility management and operations. He oversees the facility operations, insurance claims, collections, accounts payable/receivable, data collection, advertising, marketing, and payroll. 

Our Services 

  • Individual counseling 
  • Substance use evaluation, treatment and referral
  • Mental Health evaluations, treatment and referral
  • DOT SAP Evaluations
  • Sliding scale rates available for qualified individuals
  • Payments by cash, check or charge
  • Evening and weekend appointments available
  • Telehealth available for Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida & South Carolina
    • https://llr.sc.gov/TeleHealth/Counselor.html

Our Team

Jill Perry-Phillips, MS, NCC, LPC, CAADC, SAP

Jennifer Oaks, MS, LPC, CAADC, SAP

Hayley Shawger, MA, NCC, LPC

Linda Hicks, LCSW

Christina Bertocchini-Guay, MA, LPC

Krista Shae Lion, MA, LPC, NCC, CADC, SAP

Josh McGee, MA, NCC, LPC

Cortnie Phillips, Special Projects Coordinator

Bill Phillips, Operations Manager