1035 C Director Ct, Greenville NC 27858
Thank you for visiting The Family Wellness Center. Meet our clinical and management staff.
David Bell, PhD, LMFT, LCAS, CAMS-I
FOUNDER/OUTPATIENT THERAPIST (OFFICE/SCHOOLS)
Dr. Bell has a long history in Eastern Carolina. He grew up in the 'Original' Washington just miles from ECU and Greenville, NC. He has an undergraduate degree in psychology and graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University and doctoral degree from Florida State University. He is a NC Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS), and Certified Anger Management Specialist-I. He has 20 years clinical experience in the field working with children, adults, and couples/families. Dr. Bell offers an integrative approach of cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and relational therapies. The combined effort is meant to help clients create movement toward their goals and purpose, and to enhance understanding of self and relationships as they relate to their purpose. He works within the office, schools, and uses tele-therapy as needed.
PRACTICE MANAGER/CARE COORDINATOR
Suzanne earned her Associates in Psychology in 1998 from Hesser College in Nashua, NH & went on to complete training & earned certification working with victims of domestic violence & sexual assault. In 2000 she underwent training to become a Guardian ad Litem & worked with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for 8 yrs before moving to NC. Her real passion is working with her rescue dogs & she is in the process of developing a program with the practice to incorporate the therapeutic qualities dog offer.
Rebekah Skahill, MS, LCMHC, LCASA
OUTPATIENT THERAPIST (OFFICE/SCHOOLS)
Rebekah holds a Master of Science in Substance Abuse and Clinical Counseling from East Carolina University. She is provisionally licensed as both a Professional Counselor (LPCA) and a Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCASA). As a therapist, Rebekah considers herself a guide, a sounding board, and a facilitator of change. Her priority is to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment where obstacles are overcome and positive growth and change occur. Rebekah uses a holistic approach to therapy and incorporates strategies from evidenced-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is passionate about providing services that will address individual needs, breakdown barriers and enhance emotional well-being. Areas of focus include adolescents and adults struggling with severe/chronic illness, depression/self-harm, anger-management, addiction, stress management, and anxiety.
Jason Perry, MS, LCMHC
Jason Perry has a passion for serving the needs of the people from his home of Eastern North Carolina. He is a doctoral student, seeking a Ph.D. in counseling at North Carolina State University, holds a masters degree in counselor education from East Carolina University, and was the 2013 recipient of the Association for Humanistic Counseling's (a division of the American Counseling Association) distinguished Emerging Leader Award. He is an involved member of the North Carolina Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota (international counseling honor society), and homelessness task force in Beaufort County, NC.
He has nearly 18 years of combined experience, in the areas of child and family mental health, adolescent substance abuse, career counseling, and corrections. Postmodern and constructivist career strategies for ex-offenders are at the center of his current research interests, and Mr. Perry has written extensively on these topics, as well as presented at the state, national, and
international levels. Mr. Perry embraces values of the humanistic psychology of Alfred Adler and Carl Rogers, which emphasize person-centeredness, the importance of the therapeutic alliance, and unconditional positive regard. When not at work, he can often times be found sailing the Pamlico.
Kristian Wallace, MS, LMFTA, MH Liaison (profile coming soon)