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 18-26 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  has been in the mental health and substance abuse counseling field for over 10 years, working mainly with adolescents and adults with treatment modality of Individual, Couples and Family Therapy. 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. She provides specialty experience with Individuals and Family members of Cancer victims and survivors.  Her experience allows the individual and family members navigate the terrifying journey of this illness (from the beginning diagnosis to post treatment to restoration of life normalcy) in a safe, nurturing and supportive environment. Other 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, CSAC, CAADC, CTS has been providing therapeutic services in the mental health & substance abuse field for over 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 achieved a Licensed Clinical Social Worker,  Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor credentials. 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 Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
                            Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)
                            Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)

Mr. Trevin Colclough, LPC, CSAC, CCTP has been in the mental health, developmental disability and substance use disorder field working with adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population for over 11 years. Mr. Colclough specializes in treating LGBTQ community and issues, anxiety, depression, trauma and men's issues.  He provides comprehensive, holistic, and client-centered services to assist individuals with removing barrier 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)
                         Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)                                                             
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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