We are a group of caring people, dedicated to helping heal the mind, body, and spirit of hurting people.
The Fraser Counseling Center staff is a team of multi-disciplinary mental health professionals and educators who offer complete and confidential counseling, psychotherapy, and education in mental health, substance abuse, and marital and family relationships.
The staff includes Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Pastoral Counselors. This variety of specialists allows staff to address many diverse needs of individuals, couples, children, and families.
Staff Qualifications: All counselors and therapists at the Fraser Counseling Center have completed a minimum of a master's degree in counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy. They have completed coursework in human behavior and development, effective counseling strategies, ethical practice, and other core curriculum. All counselors and therapists are licensed by a state board and also hold a national certification. Licensure or certification (after earning a master’s degree) requires one to three years of supervised experience, passing an examination, and completion of annual continuing education. All counselors and therapists adhere to a code of ethics that protects the privacy of the counseling relationship, prohibits discrimination, and requires respect for all cultural backgrounds.
Important decisions at the Fraser Center are made by a Board of Directors. The Board consists of the following members:
Sherry Fraser Somerville, President
Matt Cardella, Vice President
Melisa Carter Ray, Treasurer
Sandra Jenkins, Secretary