Kellyn Brooks, LAPC

​Carolyn S. Metheny, LPC, MAC

Brandon Scarboro, LMSW

Melissa is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator for premarital counseling and marriage enrichment. She earned a Master’s of Education with a focus on Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Georgia Regents University in 2013 and has received post-graduate training in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD. Her experience consists of working with individuals in higher education settings, a crisis/residential treatment facility for adolescents, the prison system and domestic violence shelters. She utilizes a client-centered and strengths-based approach to help clients move into a healthier mental space. Melissa works with individuals, adults, couples, and teenagers. 

Emily Beall, M.Ed, LAPC graduated with a Master’s of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Augusta University in 2019 and is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor . She has over a year of experience in private practice and has received training in child sexual assault prevention and suicide prevention. Emily utilizes an Acceptance and Commitment Based Therapy approach in treating her clients. She practices under the supervision of Anne Watts, LPC, CPCS and works with children, adolescents and adults.

Jenny Lindsay, LMFT

Carolyn is Licensed Professional Counselor and a  Master Addictions Counselor. Few independent providers in the CSRA have this high level of credentialing. As a military spouse for 20 years, she understand the challenges of the military lifestyle and has a passion for working with the military and their families. Carolyn has 20+ years experience working in a variety of settings, including inpatient, outpatient, hospitals, schools and private practice. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma recovery and those with severe mental illnesses.

Lindsey Nolan, M.Ed., LPC

The mental health clinicians at New Encounters Counseling Services have long standing, strong working relationships with managed care organizations, employee assistance programs, physician referral sources, and other mental health providers.

​Brandon Scarboro, LMSW specializes in addiction and anger resolution.  He received his Master's in Social Work from Kennesaw State University in 2018. Brandon's personal experience with addiction and recovery place him in a position to be uniquely qualified to work with those who are dealing with substance use disorders and other addictive behaviors. Brandon's goal is to help as many individuals and their families as possible to experience the same freedom and reunification he and his family have experienced.  Brandon seeks to approach his clients with honestly, authenticity and compassion and would love to work with you and your loved ones. 

Jenny has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2006. She has 14 years of experience working with couples, families, children and adults. She is certified in Prepare and Enrich for premarital and marital counseling. Since 2010 she has worked primarily with sexual assault survivors and their families, and has experience working with various types of trauma. She primarily uses Cognitive Processing Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in working with both trauma and anxiety and depression. 

Brian M. Germann, LPC

Lindsey Nolan, LPC graduated with a masters degree in counseling from the University of Georgia. She specializes in providing individual counseling services for women's issues; in particular, empowering women to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. She has over 5 years of clinical experience in medical, outpatient, and       intensive outpatient settings.

 

Emily Beall, M. Ed., LAPC

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Melissa A. Mudd, M.Ed., LPC

Anne has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 1992 with over 25 years of clinical experience. She has experience helping children, individuals and families improve their quality of life and create healthy relationships. Anne has been managing and co-facilitating the court ordered Parents of Children in Divorce since 2001. Her program is based on extensive research, which has developed highly effective methods to reduce the stress of divorce for children and their parents. She is a Certified Co-parent Coordinator and collaborates with the courts in Richmond and Columbia Counties in regards to custody of children in high conflict divorce cases. Anne Watts has experience with many areas of counseling including: Martial Issues, Adoption Issues, Effects of Divorce on all family members, Depression, Anxiety Issues, Grief/Loss, Blended Family issues.

Brian finds joy in empowering clients to find solutions to crises and challenges. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2007, and has over 15 years of clinical experience. He uses empirically tested and evidence-based methods to work with clients. Brian has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, clinics, prisons and courts. His clients range from children in crisis and delinquent youth all the way to elderly facing end of life issues. Brian has experience with many areas of counseling including: Depression, Anxiety Issues, Grief/Loss, Trauma, Suicide Prevention and Behavioral Issues.

Ashley Maddox is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. She has experience working in many counselor roles, including inpatient, outpatient, corrections, and school settings. Her clients include children starting at age 4 and adults up to 72 years old. She specializes in Trauma- Focused CBT, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and Structured Interview Psychosis- Risk Syndrome (SIPS).  Through empathetic therapy and an effective process, she will work with you to create opportunities to improve your emotional wellness and help you learn to better manage and communicate your thoughts and feelings.  Ashley looks forward to assisting you in your new journey.​

Lindsey Nolan, M.Ed., LPC

Kellyn Brooks, LAPC is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Augusta University. 

Kellyn believes that the most important aspect of counseling is the relationship between the counselor and the client. She enjoys working with people of all backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, cultures and religious beliefs. Kellyn approaches the therapy relationship with a combination of techniques, including mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy. She has experience helping clients work through depression, anxiety, trauma, and other stressors both in private practice and outpatient agency settings.

Kellyn is currently accepting new clients with a self-pay rate for those seeking counseling services without insurance.

Anne E. Watts, MS, LPC, NCC, CPCS

Adrienne S. Wilson, LPC

Adrienne has over 25 years experience as a licensed professional counselor.  In addition to private practice, she has worked in a psychiatric hospital setting and neuropsychology outpatient clinic. She has taught at the college level as well as given seminars on stress reduction and teaches parenting classes.  She currently works with older adolescents and adults, including couples.  Her specialties are anxiety and trauma. She is trained in crisis intervention. EMDR, brain spotting, DBT, cognitive behavioral therapy as well as psychodynamic processing and relational work.

Ashley Maddox, LPC