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Chuck Wint, LICSW

Chuck is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who received his Master’s degree in Social Work from The University of Alabama in 1988.  He has worked in a variety of mental health and substance abuse settings over the past 40 years which has allowed him to form breadth of understanding around the wide variety of issues that impact people’s lives. He provides creative programs, counseling, and interventions for fraternities, athletes, and young adults. Chuck is a seasoned counselor who has worked extensively with individuals and couples to reclaim direction and purpose for their lives. Like all of the counselors at Lifeline, he is trained in EMDR.........

Erin Hinz, LPC-S

Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master's degree in Counseling from The University of Alabama in 1999.  She also is an approved Supervising Counselor trained to provide supervision to counselors seeking licensure.  Erin has over 20 years of experience in mental health and addiction counseling and is experienced in working with individuals of all ages and family systems.  She has extensive training in trauma, addictions, and eating disorders.  Her passion for helping others is shown in her commitment and willingness to extend herself to individuals in times of crisis.  She is trained in EMDR and Mindfulness and utilizes these.........

Melanie Childers, LPC

Melanie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Alabama in 2015 with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has over 5 years of experience working with those who struggle with addiction and with couples and families. She is trained in EMDR therapy has experience in working with people in the LGBTQ+ community. She will guide you as you embark on your journey to become your best self, find meaning in your life, and strengthen your abilities to cope with hardships. Melanie enjoys playing guitar, spending time with her pets and friends, and creating artwork.

Deb Walker, LICSW

Deb is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.  She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama in 2009.  She has 20 plus years experience working with adults, children and teens in various mental health settings.  Her past work has included medical social work, clinical social work with children, adolescents and adults, as well as advocacy for severely mentally ill patients. Deb has also provided clinical social work in the field of addictions providing care in an intensive outpatient setting working with adults. She utilizes a Person-Centered therapy approach, building trust/rapport and she will meet her clients..........

Theresa Hickman, LICSW

​Theresa is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who received her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama. She has over three years of experience working with individuals and families whose lives have been affected by mental health and substance abuse issues. Theresa practices an approach to healing that is relational and holistic. She engages a strengths-based and client-centered approach to therapy focused on cultivating intrinsic strengths and developing adaptive coping strategies. She frequently utilizes Person Centered Therapy, Mindfulness practice, and Insight oriented Therapy drawing upon evidenced based interventions.........

Sara Beth Lovelady, LICSW

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Sara is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her master's degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama. She has over 6 years of experience in working with men and women whose lives have been impacted by substance abuse and mental health issues. She consistently utilizes person-centered therapy (PCT) and Mindfulness techniques in her work with clients, but also has experience in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI). She is trained in EMDR and uses this approach in sessions with those whose lives have been impacted by trauma. She works with.........

Wendi Hogue, LPC, NCC

Wendi is a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a National Certified Counselor who received her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Montevallo in 2012. She has over seven years of experience working with adults, couples and adolescents addressing a wide array of issues. Wendi is passionate about helping people find their way by discovering their inner strength to overcome obstacles, so that they will learn to have a fuller, healthier life.  Each of us have had experiences that have shaped us, they affect how we respond to others, how we express and manage anger, how we communicate, and, most importantly, how we view and value............

Meg Magnusson, ALC

Meg is an Associate Licensed Counselor and a Functional Medicine Health Coach.  She received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northern Illinois University and her coaching certification at Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. Meg offers a safe, client-centered, nonjudgmental space. Understanding each person comes with their unique concerns and individuality, she offers a combined approach to helping you heal and reach your goals. In addition to addressing emotions, thoughts, and beliefs which affect mental and physical health, she also offers the opportunity to also explore influencing lifestyle factors at play. Pulling..........

Holly Prewitt, LICSW

Holly is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama in 2008.  She is also approved to provide supervision to social workers seeking the LICSW license.  Holly has 19 years of experience in mental health counseling. She has experience working with late adolescents/young adults, adults, and families in various mental health settings.  Holly has worked in settings providing substance abuse counseling, counseling to individuals experiencing adjustment to new situations and counseling for the unexpected situations that occur along our journey in life. Holly also has experience working with individuals experiencing anxiety.........

Hilary Beatty, LMSW

Hilary Beatty is a Licensed Master Social Worker, who received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama in 2003. She has more than 15 years of professional social work experience in a variety of settings, including mental health, substance abuse, medical care, and forensics. She exhibits a high degree of professionalism and draws upon a wealth of knowledge in providing high quality clinical care to those she serves. She has employed her skills in case management and individual and group therapeutic settings, and is particularly adept at helping clients identify strengths, needs, and determining the most appropriate resources........

Jonathan Tyler, LICSW

Jonathan Tyler is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who received his master's degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama in 2014. Jonathan has over 9 years of experience working with inpatient substance abuse patients as well as working with families of patients with substance abuse and mental health disorders. Jonathan has experience utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and strength-based approaches to help individuals reach their goals. Jonathan is passionate about working with people to aid them in achieving their full potential and develop coping skills to meet life's ever-changing demands. Jonathan........

Maura E. Cain, LPC-S

Bio coming soon!

Kristen Wilburn, Office Manager

Kristen is a graduate of the University of Alabama. She has worked with Lifeline Solutions for years handling financials, account payables, development and implementation of policy and procedure, and general day-to-day operations. More importantly, she strives daily to ensure our mission of taking care of people is fulfilled. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and learning ASL.

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Birmingham Office: 1211 28th St S STE 101

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