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David Bell, PhD, LMFT, LCAS, CAMS-I
FOUNDER/OUTPATIENT THERAPIST (OFFICE/SCHOOLS)
Dr. Bell has a long history in Eastern Carolina. He grew up in the 'Original' Washington just miles east of Greenville, NC. He has a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University and
doctoral degree from Florida State University. He is a NC Licensed Marriage and
Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS), and
Certified Anger Management Specialist-I. He has 18 years clinical experience in the
field working with children, adults, and couples/families. Dr. Bell offers a collaborative approach to counseling to help co-create with clients interventions to uniquely effect change in their current circumstance. Enjoying family and the outdoors are his focus outside of the office.
PRACTICE MANAGER/CARE COORDINATOR
Suzanne earned her Associates in Psychology in 1998 from Hesser College in Nashua, NH & went on to complete training & earned certification working with victims of domestic violence & sexual assault. In 2000 she underwent training to become a Guardian ad Litem & worked with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for 8 yrs before moving to NC. Her real passion is working with her rescue dogs & she is in the process of developing a program with the practice to incorporate the therapeutic qualities dog offer.
Rebekah Skahill, MS, LPCA, LCASA
OUTPATIENT THERAPIST (OFFICE/SCHOOLS)
holds a Master of Science in Substance Abuse and Clinical Counseling from East
Carolina University. She is provisionally
licensed as both a Professional Counselor (LPCA) and a Clinical Addiction
Specialist (LCASA). As a therapist,
Rebekah considers herself a guide, a sounding board, and a facilitator of
change. Her priority is to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment where
obstacles are overcome and positive growth and change occur. Rebekah uses a holistic approach to therapy
and incorporates strategies from evidenced-based interventions such as
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is passionate about providing services
that will address individual needs, breakdown barriers and enhance emotional
well-being. Areas of focus include adolescents
and adults struggling with severe/chronic illness, depression/self-harm, anger-management,
addiction, stress management, and anxiety.
Jason Perry, MS, LPCA
Jason Perry has a passion for serving the needs of the people from his home of Eastern North Carolina. He is a doctoral student, seeking a Ph.D. in counseling at North Carolina State University, holds a masters degree in counselor education from East Carolina University, and was the 2013 recipient of the Association for Humanistic Counseling's (a division of the American Counseling Association) distinguished Emerging Leader Award. He is an involved member of the North Carolina Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota (international counseling honor society), and homelessness task force in Beaufort County, NC.
He has nearly 18 years of combined experience, in the areas of child and family mental health, adolescent substance abuse, career counseling, and corrections. Postmodern and constructivist career strategies for ex-offenders are at the center of his current research interests, and Mr. Perry has written extensively on these topics, as well as presented at the state, national, and international levels. Mr. Perry embraces values of the humanistic psychology of Alfred Adler and Carl Rogers, which emphasize person-centeredness, the importance of the therapeutic alliance, and unconditional positive regard. When not at work, he can often times be found sailing the Pamlico.