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Meet Our Staff

Emily Bennett, MA
Emily Bennett provides individual therapy to adolescents and adults affected by anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief. She also provides marriage and couples counseling. Emily primarily utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Adlerian Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy in sessions, but will integrate other therapeutic techniques based on the individual needs of her clients. She is a National Certified Counselor (Certificate #1729813) and a Provisionally Licensed Counselor in the state of West Virginia (License #892). She also teaches various courses as an adjunct faculty member in the Counseling Graduate Program at Marshall University. Emily graduated with her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marshall University and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kansas State University.

Trisha Boggs, MA
Trisha Boggs is a graduate of Marshall University with a MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Trisha works with a wide range of clients who are affected by trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction, and sexual abuse. She mainly uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in individual sessions but will utilize other theories or approaches when needed such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Impact Therapy. Trisha uses a client-centered approach to treatment and wishes to meet her clients where they are.

Kristin Clendinning, MA, LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Clinical Supervisor
Kristin Clendinning provides individual therapy to adolescents and adults. She also provides couples therapy and therapy to those in the addiction recovery community. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is a National Certified Counselor (Certificate # 1165084,) a Licensed Professional Counselor in West Virginia (License # 2606,) and adjunct faculty in the Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program at Marshall University.

Keith P. Cole, MA, LPC, ALPS, NCC
Clinical Supervisor
Licensed Professional Counselor
Approved Licensed Professional Supervisor
National Certified Counselor
Mr. Cole generally practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with most clients in individual counseling. He also uses techniques from other theoretical models depending on client needs. He works with teen and adult populations with a focus on such areas as anxiety, depression, and grief; he additionally provides couples and marriage counseling, substance abuse counseling, Christian counseling, and counseling to adults who are victims of crime or dealing with trauma. Mr. Cole is a Licensed Professional Counselor and an Approved Licensed Professional Supervisor in the state of West Virginia (License #2213); he is also a National Certified Counselor (Certification #755463).

Camille Collins, MSW
Camille Collins has her Master’s degree in Social Work from Marshall University after completing the 5-year advanced clinical program. The therapeutic approaches she takes is Motivational Interviewing, TF-CBT, strengths-based, and many more. Camille works with an array of populations such as children, adolescents, and adults.

Becki Graham, MA
Becki is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and is ready to assist you in getting to a better state of mind. Building awareness of who we are, who we want to be and who we want to surround ourselves with are important factors in developing our support system and bettering ourselves. Becki makes use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but will make use of other techniques as needed to better serve her client’s. She has experience working with children age 7 through retired adults and is ready to help you in working through the obstacles that life puts in our way. Becki takes pride in helping people see their full potential, don’t let anyone else tell you that you can’t because Becki will help you see that you can. Becki earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Marshall University Graduate College and is working on becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Haley Keiffer, MA
Haley has earned her Bachelor’s Degree from West Virginia State University in Psychology and then furthered her education by obtaining her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marshall University. Haley has worked in sober living homes in addition to inpatient/outpatient programs and therefore is familiar with addiction counseling. Haley is also TF-CBT certified and is pursing work on her international certification of TF-CBT. She will continue her passion for therapy in working towards her clinical licensure and becoming an LPC. She provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy along with Motivational Interviewing to adults and couples.

Megan Maazaoui, MSW, LGSW
Megan Maazaoui earned her Masters of Social Work from Concord University and is a State Licensed Graduate Social Worker. In practice, Megan uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), combined with Motivational Interviewing (MI). She works primarily with teenagers and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and personality disorders. Megan utilizes Motivational Interviewing (MI,) a client-centered counseling approach that encourages adults and youth to create change while providing reflections and unconditional understanding. License Number: BP00945457

Tammy Mills, MSW, LICSW
Mrs. Mills generally practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with most clients in individual therapy. She is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and utilizes techniques from other theoretical models depending on client needs. She works with older adolescents and adults with a focus on areas such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief. Mrs. Mills is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (DP00944476).

Christina Savage, MS
Christina is a US Army veteran, who graduated from the State University of NY at Plattsburgh with a BA in Psychology, and a Master’s of Science degree specializing in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Christina is actively pursuing WV state counseling licensure (Temporary Permit Counselor # 232) while also working toward a PhD in Social Psychology from Liberty University. She works with clients experiencing grief, trauma, stage of life concerns, and anxiety among other issues. Christina enjoys working with adolescents, emerging adults, adults, and couples. Her approach to counseling can be best described as eclectic. Some of the counseling theories and practices that she enjoys working with are Short-Term Solution Focused therapy, CBT, DBT, Person-Centered therapy, as well as Existentialist theory.

Kenneth D. Storey, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Director; Therapist
Mr. Storey has provided therapy since 2011 and generally practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with most clients in individual and group therapy. He does use techniques from other theories including Choice Theory, Person-centered therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Mr. Storey has extensive training in the treatment of forensic populations and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (License # DP00944133).

Cynthia Swiney, MS
Cynthia earned a Master’s Degree from West Virginia University in Clinical Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counseling. She has experience working with adults in inpatient and outpatient substance use programs. Most recently having experience with individuals with mental health and physical disabilities providing career counseling services. Cynthia utilizes therapeutic techniques from Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. She is looking forward to working with various populations at The Counseling Connection!

Cari Wells, M.A.
Cari is a graduate of Marshall Graduate College in South Charleston, WV, with a Master in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Cari works with adults and children affected by addiction, sexual assault, grief, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Cari prefers to use talk therapy techniques in order to explore a variety of treatment options that aim to help identify and change troubling emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. Techniques also include but are not limited to CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic theory, and Person centered theory.

PhD=Doctor of Philosophy; MA=Master of Arts; M.Ed.=Master of Education; MSW=Master of Social Work; LPC=Licensed Professional Counselor; ALPS=Approved Licensed Professional Supervisor; LGSW=Licensed Graduate Social Worker; LCSW=Licensed Certified Social Worker; LICSW=Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker


Meet Our REACH Staff:

Marla Willcox Eddy, REACH Director

Erica Britton Lehew, Victim Advocate

Michelle McElfish, Victim Advocate & Prevention Education Specialist

Amanda Potter, Victim Advocate


Support Staff

Frank S. Fazzolari, Executive Director

Megan Booher, Billing Specialist

Natalie Pernell, Administrative Assistant

1021 Quarrier St., Suite 414
Charleston, WV 25301

947 Charleston Road
Ripley, WV 25271

Phone: 304.340.3676
Fax: 304.340.3688