All of the clinicians at CONCERN EAP have Masters Degrees and are Licensed Professional Counselors or Licensed Clinical Social Workers. All must have a minimum of five years experience in the Mid-South area before they can be interviewed for a position at CONCERN. We want EAP professionals who are familiar with area resources and other professionals.
We have a diverse group of counselors to work with our diverse population. In 2015, our EAP staff has a combined 200+ years of experience. All staff members have been trained in the Mitchell Model of providing Critical Incident Stress Debriefings. We have five Substance Abuse Professionals under the US Department of Transportation; two Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, and one Certified Employee Assistance Professional on staff. We also have a Spanish-speaking counselor in our office.
Linda Jones, EAP Counselor
Linda Jones received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois and a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and joined the CONCERN EAP staff in 2009. Linda has worked in outpatient as well as inpatient psychiatric settings over the course of her counseling career. She is also certified as a Substance Abuse Professional. While most of her professional experience has been with adults, she does have some experience with children and teenagers. She is a long term member of our professional social work organization, The National Association of Social Workers (NASW). In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and treasured friends, traveling, reading, attending plays and visiting museums.
Stephanie Maddox, EAP Counselor
Stephanie Maddox is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She earned her Master's Degree in Counseling in 2002 from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Since then, she has been providing counseling to adults, couples, and adolescents in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Stephanie has been a therapist with CONCERN EAP since 2007. She is passionate about helping people with all kinds of issues, especially those who are in abusive relationships, people who struggle with eating disorders, survivors of sexual abuse, and relationship issues. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, photography, gardening, and traveling.
Teresa Maxwell, EAP Counselor
Teresa Maxwell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She attended Tulane University's Dual Degree program and received her Master's Degree in Social Work and Public Health from 1996-97. She also completed a yearlong post master's fellowship in infant mental health at the Louisiana State University's Department of Psychiatry from 2002-2003. Not only did this help her work with young children, but adults as well, because it shed light on how environmental influences affect brain development. She worked for the first eight years of her career in outpatient behavioral mental health. Teresa then turned to medical social work, where she worked in the dialysis field for 10 years. Just prior to joining CONCERN, Teresa was employed at an Intensive Outpatient program working with women exhibiting eating disorders. Teresa started her career working for Baptist Memorial Health Care in the business office when she was only 17 years old.
Donna Simpson, EAP Counselor
Donna Simpson received her Master's Degree in Counseling in 1993 from the University of Memphis. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. Additionally, she is certified in providing Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD). Donna has been with CONCERN EAP since 1998 and enjoys working with various populations. More specifically, she likes working with couples, women's issues and helping people reach their desired outcomes. Her interests are reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with her husband.