|James E. Lowery, CPA||Managing Officer|
|Yancey B. Nolan, Sr. PHR||Operations Officer|
|Judy Holladay||Administrative Assistant|
James E. Lowery, CPA
Jim graduated from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute with a degree in business administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Louisiana and has spent most of his career working in public accounting. Jim began his association with Three Oaks in 2004.
Yancey B. Nolan, Sr., PHR
Yancey obtained his Bachelor of Science from Centenary College of Louisiana in Accounting in 1994. After working as a corporate accountant for 8 years, he transitioned into Human Resource Management. He has worked in the field of Human Resources for more than 14 years, primarily in the healthcare industry. He obtained his Professional Human Resource (PHR) Certification in 2009.
Judy is a mother of 2 wonderful kids. As a graduate of Rhema Bible Training College, Judy had been in full time ministry for 20 years. For the past 2 years, she has been an office administrator in the mental health field.
“The Bible is full of verses that link mental health to the quality of life. Even though I don’t do the actual counseling, I see it not only as my job but my ministry, to treat every phone call and person who comes through with compassion and understanding. If I can be an encouragement to someone to come in and get the help from the professionals that they need, therefore improving their quality of life, I have not only performed part of my job duties, but my ministry.”
Gray Hilsman, MD
Dr. Hilsman is a cum laude graduate of Millsaps College and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He finished a residency in psychiatry as Chief Resident. He has received board certification in adult/adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry and addiction medicine. He has been a member of Best Doctors since its inception and has practiced in the Jackson area for 37 years.
Kenneth I. Cronin, MD
Director of Addiction Medicine
Dr. Cronin is a graduate of Millsaps College and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He finished a residency in Family Medicine and is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He has been a member of Best Doctors since its inception, and has practiced in the jackson area for his entire career.
Marcia Farrar, RN LMFT
Marcia Farrar is a registered nurse and a licensed marriage and family therapist. She holds a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary. She is a clinical member of AAMFT and is also a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She has been the Program Director of Three Oaks for over ten years.
Michael Preston, LPC
Clinical Coordinator IOP
Michael Preston received his Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary in 2012. Michael has worked with men and woman seeking to lose the bonds of addiction in inpatient and outpatient setting as well as those in recovery seeking continued support.
“It’s my belief that recovery is best done in community. I believe recovery begins by talking about addiction and hearing from others who are walking a similar road in a safe, non-judgmental environment. While each person’s road to recovery is different the challenges one faces will resonate with those around them.”
Michael and his wife have been married since 2007, and the proud parent of two children. He enjoys making a fine cup of coffee and cycling.
Jimmy Rogers, PCMHT
Clinical Coordinator Adolescent PHP
Jimmy earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Mississippi College. He has experience working with children, adolescents and adults in inpatient and PHP/IOP settings. Jimmy is passionate about helping others with issues such as substance abuse, depression and anxiety and feels that group counseling offers a dynamic and supportive environment for personal growth. He is currently working on post-graduate requirements for LPC certification.
Evan Applegate, PCMHT
Evan earned a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Mississippi College in 2015, and has experience working with adolescents, adults, groups, families, and addiction. Evan is currently pursuing his LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). Evan also has experience working in the Children’s Cancer Clinic at UMMC, as well as Oakley Training School in Raymond, MS, counseling adolescents.
Natalie Wolfe, PCMHT
Natalie earned a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary in 2015, and has experience working with adolescents, adults, couples, families, groups, and addiction issues. Natalie is currently pursuing two therapy licenses: LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist). In addition to her administrative duties at Three Oaks Behavioral Health, Natalie also conducts group therapy sessions and assessments.
Cheryl Dunlap, RN, BSN
Cheryl graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center with a BS degree in nursing. She has 23 years experience as an RN, with 22 of those years as a psychiatric nurse. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults in the behavioral health field.
Toni Staton, RN-BC, BSN, CCM
Toni Staton is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has 22 years of experience as a registered nurse and is Board Certified as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse and is also a Certified Case Manager. Toni has years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in the behavioral health field.
James H. Brown, PsyD
Dr. James H. Brown is a clinical psychologist. He has been practicing at Live Oak Psychological Associates for 18 years. He received his B.S. in Psychology at Millsaps College and a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary. He received his doctorate of clinical psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in Los Angeles. Dr. Brown specializes in the assessment of children and adolescents having focused his studies at child/adolescent hospital at Vanderbilt University. his practice consists of a broad range of issues including depression, anxiety, OCD and addiction with children, adolescents, and adults.
David B. Jones, PhD, LPC
David B. Jones, Ph.D., L.P.C. has been in private practice in the Jackson area since 1984. He has been a consultant with Three Oaks since its inception. Dr. Jones works with adults dealing with a wide range of mental health issues and specializes in working with addictive disorders. Dr. Jones can be reached through his private practice website drdavidbjones.com or by calling his scheduler at 601-346-4479. He also hosts a podcast, Running to Mental Health, on iTunes, a website, runningtomentalhealth.com, and a Facebook page, Running to Mental Health.
Eric Welsh, PhD
Dr. Eric P. Welsh is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing for 14 years. He received a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS, a Masters in Applied Psychology from Columbia University in New York City and his Ph.D. in clinical Psychology from Adelphi University, also in New York. Dr. Welsh’s training and practice has been broad, offering psychological assessment and psychotherapy to diagnose and treat many psychological disorders, such as, depression, anxiety, bi-polar, addiction, marital conflict, and parenting issues. He strives to respectfully come along side of people as they seek to better understand and resolve relational and psychological problems using the most current, research-based approaches.
Karen Mori Bonner, LPC
Karen Mori Bonner, MS, LPC is a practicing counselor who has a special interest and expertise in dream therapy. Karen works with individuals and families dealing with life issues and is known for her seminars and workshops on dream work. After a twenty year career in her family retail business in Jackson, MS, Karen received an Master’s degree in counseling psychology from Mississippi College in 2005. She is now a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed by the state of Mississippi.
Amy Brooks, LPAT
Amy brooks is a board certified registered art therapist and licensed professional art therapist with 17 years of experience working with adolescents and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings. She earned her Masters Degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Amy has initiated several art therapy programs throughout the tri county area, many of which are in detention facilities. She has extensive experience with addiction and eating disorder recovery.
Amy was instrumental in bringing licensure for art therapists to Mississippi and currently serves as the president of the Mississippi Art Therapy Association.
Judith Crotty, LPAT
Judith Crotty is a licensed professional, board-certified and registered art therapist with 16 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in inpatient, outpatient, and private settings. The majority of her work has dealt with grief/loss and family conflict/reconstruction. She also has extensive experience with addiction recovery, self injury, and ADHD. Judith has served as past president of the Mississippi Art Therapy Association and on the boards of the American Art Therapy Association and Art Therapy Credentials Board.
Marsha Miller, LPC
Marsha Miller,LPC has practiced in the Jackson area for 20 years and with Three Oaks for 15. Her primary focus is addictions and codependency as well as couples therapy.
Hope Reagan, CMHT
Hope is a certified mental health therapist , and has been a consultant with three oaks since they opened. She specializes in addictions with over thirty years experience in treating eating disorders, both in her private practice and previous director of an in-patient facility. Ms Reagan helped initiate the first eating disorder focus groups at all the major Mississippi Universities. Her training has been both 12 step oriented as well as a behavioral approach.
Paula St. Pierre, LCSW
Paula M. St. Pierre, L.C.S.W., is a Licensed Certified Social Worker. Experienced in medical, mental health and addiction fields, Ms. St. Pierre provides consulting and supervision in treatment of dual diagnoses, addictions and eating disorders. Other areas of specialty include co-dependency and family of origin issues, grief, physical and sexual abuse, and divorce recovery for children and adolescents. She works with children, adolescents and adults in individual, couple and group settings.
Pamela Turner, LPC
Pamela Turner earned her M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. She went on to pursue training in Sexual Issues and Disorders at Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta, GA. She has post graduate training in medical issues, trauma and abuse, dysfunctional, compulsive/addictive and paraphillic sexuality. She has studied advanced courses in both Trauma and Abuse and Sexual Addiction. She is currently working as a clinician at Three Oaks Behavioral Health in Ridgeland, MS and has a private counseling practice in Ridgeland, MS.
Naomi Fortune Muffuletto, LPC
Naomi received a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Counseling at Mississippi College. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and has experience working with both adolescents and adults in individual and group counseling.
Her passion is working with others as they discover healing and freedom in their life. Life has taught her that although we are different, most of us desire to be heard, accepted, understood, appreciated, and loved. As a counselor, her goal is to provide an environment where these may be experienced. Because of the struggles she has experienced in her life, she has a heart and passion for joining others on their journey to discover meaning, healing, self-awareness, peace, and purpose in their lives.
Naomi also maintains a private practice at Live Oak Psychological Associates in Jackson, MS.
Karin Kahan, LPC
Karin Kahan is a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience working with adults, children and adolescents, and families. Karin also has experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Karin received her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Mississippi College in 2010. Karin is passionate about helping youth and families work through the challenges that come their way and seeks to provide a safe place to work in collaboration to reach the goals they set.
Jonathan M. Huff, LPC
Jon Huff graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Mississippi and received a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Counseling at Mississippi College. He has been in the field of Addictions for the past 8 years – working with both adults and adolescents primarily in the residential setting. Jon focuses on the importance of self-awareness, freedom of choice, and personal responsibility for choices. He works towards breaking bonds of isolation, fear, and shame through common connection with others. Additionally, Jon has a private practice – Archway Counseling Services – in the Jackson, MS area.