Beverly J. Oxley, Ph.D., RPT-S, Executive Director of Wellsprings is a Georgia Licensed Psychologist and a Registered Play Therapist, Supervisor has worked with working with children, adolescents, and families since 1970. Previous experience includes 16 years as a special education teacher specializing in learning and behavioral disorders, 17 years as a school psychologist, 10 years as a professor of education and psychology at Emmanuel College, and opened up a private practice in 2003, working primarily with children, adolescents, and families.
Dr. Oxley holds memberships in the Georgia Psychological Association (GPA), Association for Play Therapy (APT), Georgia Association for Play Therapy (GAPT), and American Association for Christian Counselors (AACC). She serves on several boards, speaks at conferences, and leads short-term mission trips.
In 2014, Dr. Oxley founded a non-profit – The Ark Family Preservation Center – serving the families of 10 counties in Northeast Georgia.
Harold Rhoades, Ph.D., LP is a Georgia Licensed Psychologist with more than 30 years clinical experience specializing in couples, marriage, families, and adults. He has extensive experience with personality disorders, dissociative identity disorder, mood disorders, spiritual direction, and adjustment issues. He is the director of Healing Springs Retreat Ministry, a retreat house for couples, marriage enrichment, individuals, families, and ministers needing time for rest, reflection, and restoration. In addition to many insurance panels, he is a Medicare provider. Dr. Rhoades adjuncts at Emmanuel College.
Tina Hart, M.Ed., Ed.S., LPC, NCC is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Tina graduated from Clemson University in 2010 and has worked with children, adolescents, parents, and couples in various settings for over 25 years. As a teacher, she was selected as the Franklin County Middle School Teacher of the Year. She is currently a counselor at FCMS, as well as Wellsprings. Tina works with children, adolescents, and their families and specializes in anger management, grief, self-esteem issues, trauma, mood and anxiety disorders. Tina is a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors of Georgia Association (LPCGA), American School Counselor’s Association, and Professional Association of Georgia Educators.
Liz Gilchrest, M.A., LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Liz graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Master’s degree in Social Work and works with children, adolescents, and families with a wide range of clinical concerns. She specializes in working with adolescents and young adults struggling with relationships, depression, anxiety, life adjustment, and the aftermath of childhood trauma. Liz incorporates art therapy and sand tray therapy, along with other creative means of expression, into her therapeutic work as clients process issues that are difficult to process using words alone.
Terry Morris, M.S., LPC, CAMS is a Georgia Licensed Practical Counselor with over 20 years of clinical experience specializing in anger management, addiction, teenage behavioral problems, depression and anxiety disorders, as well as communication issues between couples and families. Prior to Wellsprings, Terry worked in an adolescent psychiatric hospital in Youngstown, Ohio where he co-facilitated therapeutic group, and facilitated groups in anger management, self-esteem, problem solving, and conflict resolution. Terry moved to Georgia to be closer to his children and grandchildren and worked eight years with a counseling agency that provided in-home counseling. Terry is a member of the of the Georgia Licensed Practical Counselor Association, and the National Anger Management Association. While Terry’s therapeutic approach is based upon the needs of the client, he often utilizes the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach (CBT) because as he says, “If a person can change how they think, they can change how their life.”
Tammy Arnold, M.A., is working on her supervisory period for Georgia licensure post-graduation. She graduated from Liberty University with a Master of Arts in professional counseling. She has worked in Pennsylvania until just recently. Her counseling experience includes individuals struggling with grief, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, ADHD, and PTSD. Prior to counseling, she provided individual behavioral health services in the home, schools, and community to children on the Autistic spectrum.