At Jamison Consultants, Stephanie manages the day-to-day operations at Jamison Consultants Behavioral Health Center’s locations in both Holly Hill and Hardeeville, and oversees all programs and staffing. In addition, she works closely with related health care agencies to promote coordination and planning of local health care services, and serves as the liaison to the community, government, media and other organizations and agencies on behalf of Jamison Consultants. Stephanie’s specialties and training in organizational psychology and management, combined with her experience as a mental health professional, enable her to provide employees and clients at Jamison Consultants Behavioral Health Center with the effective leadership that has led to the growth of Jamison Consultants Behavioral Center and the Center’s ability to help so many individuals throughout South Carolina. With a passion for providing quality family services to rural South Carolinians, she has trained many licensed professionals as well as master-level staff in South Carolina state policies, procedures and service definitions.
Prior to founding Jamison Consultants 8 years ago, Stephanie served as the Human Resource Director and Enhanced Services Coordinator/Training Coordinator at Evergreen Behavioral Management in Whiteville, North Carolina. In addition to her role in working with the COO to help run all daily operations for the facility and manage personnel, Stephanie also provided case management and helped to prevent/reduce suicides, family problems, drug addiction, self-harming, anxiety disorders and other mental health issues. She also worked to train qualified mental health professionals on various practices and programs, including crisis intervention and community supports. Her counseling/mental health experience earlier in her career also includes previous positions as a Social Worker at the Department of Social Services in Whiteville, NC and her role as a Direct Care paraprofessional at the Mecklenburg Mental Health in Charlotte, NC.
Stephanie holds a number of certifications in Person-Centered Thinking and Planning, Crisis Response, Intensive-In-Home and other areas of community support services. She is active in numerous professional and civic organizations, including Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., the Society of Human Resources, the Certified Employee Assistance Program (SC Chapter), South Carolina Department of Health and Human Service Provider and the South Carolina Psychological Association.
A graduate of Holly Hill Roberts High School, Stephanie continued her education at Benedict College, where she received a full athletic scholarship in women’s basketball. She later transferred to Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC to explore the sport there. In 1999, Stephanie completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in Management and Organizational Development at Mount Olive College, and in 2009 completed her Masters in Human Resources Development from Webster University. She is currently a PhD candidate in Organizational Psychology at Walden University. Stephanie is also the JV Head Coach at May River High School, Bluffton.