Eagle’s Landing
Christian Counseling Center, Inc.

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Meet Our Counselors and Staff

Executive Director: R. Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS, CCS

Mrs. Colson is trained as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Master Addiction Counselor, who has contributed to the counseling field since 1982. She is the author of Stop Treating Symptoms and Start Resolving Trauma! Inside-Out Healing for Survivors of ALL Types and “Break EVERY Stinking Chain! Healing for Hidden Wounds”. She is a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor through the LPCA of Georgia. She takes a limited number of clients and speaks at luncheons, seminars and other group functions. Visit her training, speaking and supervision site at www.TraumaEducation.com . She is a State Approved DUI Evaluator and Treatment Provider. Also, a Prime Solutions provider, and Certified BrainTek Practitioner.

Terry Hash, MS, LPC

Mr. Hash is the Pastoral Care Minister at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church, and began serving in the counseling field in 1993. He specializes in marital, pre-marital, and trauma related concerns. He is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, and others.


Jennifer Teague, MA, LPC
Mrs. Teague, a licensed counselor who has an MA in Psychology and a Master’s in Christian Counseling is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Mrs. Teague has 20+ years experience working with clients of all ages from various backgrounds. She has a wealth of knowledge and insight regarding counseling abused and neglected adolescent girls. Mrs. Teague has office hours in Conyers and McDonough. She is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, and others.


Tommy Snow, PhD, CTSS, CCDVC
Dr. Snow holds PhDs in Clinical Christian Psychology and Christian Domestic Violence Intervention Therapy. He specializes in Conflict Resolution, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, and trauma related concerns.

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Kathy Hale, LCSW


Kathy is a licensed social worker who works with children, young adolescents, and their parents. She is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, Peachstate, Amerigroup, and others.

Jill Osborne, MS EdS, LPC, RPT, RPT-S
Jill specializes in play therapy, trauma, and child and adolescent therapy. She authored “Sam Feels Better Now, an Interactive Story for Children.” She currently is pursuing certification as a Registered Play Therapist and manages a successful blog. Click Jill’s Blog to learn more. Jill has office hours in Conyers and McDonough. She is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, Peachstate, Amerigroup, and others.


Tiffany Starnes, MEd, LPC, NCC

Mrs. Starnes has a unique style working with couples, individuals, premarital counseling, and blended families. Her experience with individuals needing substance abuse treatment, smoking cessation, pain management, and people struggling with issues of life transition, anxiety, stress, depression, grief and loss, sex related issues and self-esteem, make her an asset to ELCCC. She is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, United Behavioral Health, and others.


Amanda Walden, MA, LPC, NCC

Amanda Walden is a licensed counselor with a Master’s degree in Community Counseling.  She has over eight years experience in the counseling field with a background of working with clients of all ages.  Ms. Walden has extensive experience in working with victims of domestic violence.  She has office hours in Conyers and McDonough. She is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, and others.


Kimberly Wallace, MA, LPC

Ms. Wallace obtained her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University Online. She served twelve years in local church education and discipleship. She is able to take clients in Conyers and McDonough. She is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, and others.

Ashley Carr, MA, LPC
Ashley received her MA in Professional Counseling in Marriage and Family therapy and her MA in Human Services and Marriage and Family from Liberty University. She is under supervision for a license as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She also has 10 years + in church student ministry and discipleship. She focuses much of her interest on adolescents and their families.  She is able to take clients at affordable rates in our McDonough Office. 
Christyn Walker, MA, LPC
Christyn Walker completed her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling at Liberty University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She counsels individuals, couples, and groups. Ms. Walker specializes in trauma and addiction. She has experience working in trauma therapy using the Strategic Trauma and Abuse Recovery (STAR) model, leading psychoeducational groups for domestic violence victims and substance abuse, and is pursuing licensure as an addictions counselor.  
Sonya Snow, M.A., LAPC
Sonya is a graduate of Liberty University. She is under the direct supervision of Denice Colson, PhD, LPC, MAC, CPCS, working toward being a Licensed Professional Counselor. Sonya works with adults and adolescents and specializes in Trauma Recovery using Strategic Trauma & Abuse Recovery.
Staci Stephens, LPC
Staci Stephens received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Georgia State University. She is a licensed professional counselor and specializes in work with children and their families. She has experience providing support to children involved in the foster care system. Additionally, she has worked as a school-based counselor providing insight to school administrative staff and teachers alike with regards to the mental health needs and well-being of their students. She is currently pursuing certification as a registered play therapist. She is on many insurance panels, including BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, Peachstate, Amerigroup, and others.

Jessica Loper, MS, LAPC

Jessica is a passionate and caring young woman who treasures pouring the love and healing ability of Christ into her clients using proven interventions and practices. Her focus is on building a trusting relationship with her clients. She has years of experience as a coach and mentor for teenagers, helping them to overcome daily hurtles of anxiety, depression, obsessive thoughts, addictions, and other chronic mental, emotional, and behavioral issues. Jessica also works to enable and empower those struggling with addictions to recognize and overcome strongholds. She does court mandated Substance Abuse evaluations under the supervision of Dr. Denice Colson, DUI provider #2421. Jessica is currently a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor, holds an MS in Clinical Psychology, is trained in substance abuse treatment and working toward certification. She is also a lover and follower of Jesus, competitive sports, and ice cream.

Bob Griffin, MDiv., CFLE, Fellow, CPSP.


As a Pastoral Counselor I have 40 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and in group work with grief, depression, substance abuse and PTSD.

I specialize in working with couples in a committed relationship. I am specifically trained to enable communication, conflict resolution, building strong marriages, and divorce recovery. I also am certified to work with Substance Abuse issues.

I have years of experience as a Pastoral Counselor with a family systems approach to therapy and change. I am a Certified Family Life Educator (National Council on Family Relations); Certified user of the M-BTI; Trainer for Prepare/Enrich and the Couple's Communication Programs.

Stacy Blalock, M.A.,


Stacy is a graduate of Liberty University. She is married with two children. Loves to work with women who have experienced trauma as well as children and teenagers. She will work on a sliding scale and is available in during the day and in the evenings.

Lucila Goicochia, M.S.


Lucila has a Master’s degree in Pscyological Counseling and Mental Health from Universidad del Valle de Guatemala and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Universidade de Sao Paulo. She offers individual, family, and marriage counseling in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She does addiction counseling and substance abuse evaluations. She is available during the day and evenings.

Kristine Esmalla, M.A.


Kristine is a graduate of Liberty University. She is available on Fridays and works with adults and adolescents. She will work on a sliding scale. She offers counseling in English and Tagalog.