Wilkesboro Team

Rachael Everett MSW, LCSW-A

I received my Master's of Social Work from Appalachian State University, with a concentration of Individuals and Families. I specialize in working with young children, adolescents, and families. I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents that have behavioral and emotional challenges, from my work in alternative schools and early intervention programs. I incorporate elements from cognitive- behavioral therapy (CBT), play therapy, and other evidence-based therapeutic interventions in my practice to help clients develop positive and effective coping skills. As a Clinician, I strive to help individuals, families, and groups restore and enhance their capacity for social functioning with support and understanding.

Amy Gardner MA, LMFT, LCAS

I have been a Marriage and Family Therapist for over ten years, and specialize in work with couples, families, children, teens, adoption competency, and addiction. I work from a strengths-based approach, and see my clients as the experts in their own lives, with my role being that of a mentor or coach.  Within this partnership, I believe that people can grow and develop to their full potential within their family and societal roles and as individuals. I truly enjoy my work,  and feel that it is an honor to be welcomed into the lives of others in such an intimate and meaningful way.


   Jodi Province MA, LCMHCS, NCC, BC-TMH

    Licensed in NC and VA.

    I am a graduate of Appalachian State University      with experience in the treatment of young children,    adolescents, and adults. I am a certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents with histories of trauma and/or abuse.  As a clinician, I assist families in strengthening their relationships, developing secure attachments, improving coping skills, and enhancing children’s growth and self esteem using models such as Theraplay(R) Principle Techniques, TFCBT, and EMDR. I am also a Rostered North Carolina Child Treatment Program therapist.

Jami Cantrell MA, LCMHC

I am a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University with a Master of Arts in Community Mental Health Counseling. I have been trained in Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Theraplay. In addition to treating clients of all ages for emotional and behavioral issues, I have experience working as a college counselor and group facilitator for a Batterer’s Intervention Program.  I serve a variety of clients varying in age and needs while specializing in children and adolescents, victims of domestic and sexual abuse, and clients with PTSD.

Nicole Englebright LCSW

I am a graduate of Tulane University with a Master’s in Social Work, specializing in Disaster Mental Health and Trauma Studies. I am a certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapist, specializing in children and adolescents who have experienced various traumas and/or abuse. I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, focusing on managing difficult behaviors in children and adolescents as well as facilitating healing and re-connection for families and individuals. I work from a person-centered approach, in which I see individuals as the experts in their lives. I work to collaborate with my clients to facilitate them finding the best solutions to create the life they want to live. I also provide services in Spanish.

Marge Maycock MA, LCMHC

I bring over thirty three years of experience as a therapist into my work at Jodi Province Counseling Services. I work with individuals, couples, families, and groups of all ages. I serve people with a wide
variety of issues and conditions. I have extensive training in family therapy, couples' therapy, mind-body therapies, addictions, families
of addiction and dysfunction, expressive therapies, and other evidence-based treatment modalities. I believe that each individual possesses their own unique capacity to heal and grow, and I strive to
help people discover these strengths.

Dakota Smith MSW, LCSWA

I received my Master's in Social Work at Widener University. Since my time working in the mental health field, I have realized my interest is working with children and adults from all walks of life. I believe that it is important to have a holistic approach which treats the mind and body. In addition, I believe in the importance of forming healthy relationships with individuals and families in an effort to help them develop their full potential and healthy relationships with others.  I operate from a Strength Based approach that builds on and identifies the skills that one already has. I also use aspects of  Behavioral Therapy (CBT).  My ultimate goal as a therapist is to help clients reach their goals and to find happiness within themselves. 

Kenneth Province MA, LCAS, LCMHC,

I am a graduate of Appalachian State University. As a clinician, I have experience with adult and adolescent substance abuse patients, as well as, working with adolescents and children with disruptive behaviors. I am also a distance credentialed counselor.

Leslie Smart MS, M.Div, LCMHC

I received my Master of Divinity from Andrews Seminary and my Master of Science in Community Counseling from Western University. I have had additional chaplaincy training from NC Baptist Hospital, as well as Systems training and supervision from Westgate Center (Converse College, SC).

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I use a variety of modalities to assist each person in enhancing their resiliency, and gaining new skills. I believe building a relationship with each client sets the foundation for progress in the healing journey. 

Vanessa Doran, MAEd, LCMHCA, NCC

I am a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a Master of Arts in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am a member of Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) an international counseling honor society, and the assistant editor to the CSI Counselors' Bookshelf. During my internship, I gained experience counseling young adults and adults. I practice Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Creative Counseling. 

LuAnn Horton MA, LCMHC

I have well over 20 years’ experience in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.  I believe there is a solution for every problem and I am honored to participate with you in your healing journey.  I utilize motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and can focus on trauma recovery as needed.  I utilize a person-centered approach to therapy, which creates an environment for positive regard, genuineness, and empathetic understanding.

Erica S. Harper, MA, LCAS, LCMHC, has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services from Gardner Webb University in August 2003 and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling with an Addictions Concentration in December 2008. She has 12 years’ experience in the counseling field. Erica S. Harper has clinical experience working with adolescents, families, and adults. She practices standard Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, along with Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior techniques.

Elizabeth Coleman, EdD, LCMHC, NCC, NBCT

I'm am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A.) and Appalachian State University (M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.) I have worked in the field of counseling for 9 years as a school counselor, college counselor, and private practice clinician.  I work with clients using person-centered, cognitive behavior therapy to help them recognize their strengths and abilities to overcome anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and improve relationships. I specialize in working with young adolescents and teenagers as they navigate critical life transitions. My dissertation, which focuses on student transitions to middle school, can be read here.  I also advocate for the role of counselors as mental health professionals in public education and speak on related subjects. 

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