Higher Ground Recovery, Inc. - Promoting an awakening of empowerment, confidence & wellness
About the Staff
 
Ms. Christine Galli, LPC, LSATP, NCC (owner) has been in the mental health & substance abuse counseling field for approximately 30-ish years, working with both adolescents Pre/Young-Adults(specialty population 18-25 year olds) and adults. She possesses a Bachelor of Science, specializing in alcohol and drug education rehabilitative studies (ADERP)  received from Virginia Commonwealth University; Master's of Education, specializing in agency counseling, received from Virginia Commonwealth University; and a Post- Master's Certificate in Community Counseling, received from The Johns Hopkins University.
  Credentials:  Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
                         Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP)
                         Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, (CSAC)
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP- Department of transportation credential)
                         National Certified Counselor (NCC)
                         Reality Therapy Certified (RTC)
                         Certificate for Forensic Juvenile Competency Evaluation


Mrs. Katherine Wilson, LPC, CRC, QMHP(full time hours) has been in the mental health and substance abuse counseling field for approximately 10 years, working mainly with adolescents and adults.  She possesses a Bachelor of Science in Psychology received from Virginia Commonwealth University; Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation Science from Virginia Commonwealth University; and a Post Master’s Certificate in Professional Counseling, received from Virginia Commonwealth University. Most of her experiences has has been providing support for those suffering from Co-Occurring Disorders by providing holestic and encompassing services, i.e. collaboration with psychiatrist, primary care physicians, case managers, probation and parole (if legal is involved).  She provides Group, Individual and Family Therapy.   
  Credentials:      Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
                             Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
                             Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)
 
Ms. Chartrice Thorne, LCSW, CSOTP, CAADC (currently part-time hours) has been providing therapeutic services in the mental health & substance abuse field for approximately 15 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and continued her education at Virginia Commonwealth University earning a Master of Social Work – Clinical Concentration degree. After providing individual, group, and family counseling, crisis and case management services to a varied population, she went on to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider. Ms. Thorne is currently receiving supervision to become a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. Through her work in community-based agencies, school settings, residential facilities, and healthcare settings she has obtained extensive knowledge and skills in the areas of children, adolescents, adults, veterans, and family treatment and services.  She is resourceful, adaptable, and enthusiastic about empowering individuals and families to thrive at their most optimal levels of living. She can help with issues such as substance abuse, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, and managing life stressors, such as marriage, parenthood, finances, etc. She enjoys mentoring, training, and providing clinical supervision to developing social workers.    
 Credentials:      Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
                            Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CSOTP)
                            Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)

Mr. Trevin Colclough, LPC, CSAC (currently part-time hours to include Saturdays) has been in the mental health, developmental disability and substance use disorder field working with adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population for approximately 11 years. Mr. Colclough specializes in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, LGBTQ issues, and  men issues. He provides comprehensive, holistic, and client-centered services to assist individuals with removing barriers to emotional and personal growth. Mr. Colclough possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish from Winthrop University and a Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University.
 Credentials:   Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
                         Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)                                                        
All providers are experience in working with military (active and retired) personnel and are accepted by the Veteran's Choice. Additionally all providers are trained in the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria.
 
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