Stillwaters Staff

Donna Brown, LCSW – Program Director – Donna is a licensed therapist with over 30 years of experience. She has worked with many different populations in a variety of settings. Donna is trauma-informed and can work with those who have complex needs such as PTSD, Depression, and/or Anxiety. Donna worked in hospice for many years and is a grief and loss specialist. Donna is available to provide service in the local schools or in the office. She is Program Director of StillWaters and is available to answer any questions one might have about therapy.

Rachelle Garren, LCSW, LCASA – Therapist – Rachelle’s specialty is treating children who have behavioral difficulties and/or trauma. She earned a certificate in trauma and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Rachelle also has advanced training in substance use and completed a practicum with substance use clients. She utilizes techniques involving play therapy for our youngest clients and cognitive behavioral therapy for most other clients. She can see children in the local schools, after school programs, and day cares.

Caitlin Smith, LCSWA – Therapist – Caitlin has experience and expertise treating children, teens, and their families. She has years of experience working with those who struggle with addiction. She can treat complex families utilizing her experiences gained through her years in community mental health. Her primary focus is teletherapy and she offers a flexible schedule.

Tamara Allen, Administrative Assistant – Tamara supports the therapists, clients, and makes the office run. She is the go-to for any question about billing, insurance, co-pays, or clinical paperwork. Tamara is glad to explain our services, take referrals, and assist with insurance information. Tamara has earned a BS in Biology, has specialized training in children’s services including the One Circle Facilitator, and runs a One Circle Group in HeartWorks Afterschool and Summer programs.

Lisa Purvis Boyette, LCMHCA – Therapist – Lisa has been counseling children for over 20 years. She is passionate about building relationships to create a positive, collaborative working environment that is client centered and solution focused. She has experience working with students in schools and can provide therapy services in Pamlico Schools to students. Lisa is certified to provide grief and trauma counseling and has expertise in anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, stress management, academic advising, and many other areas of need.

Stephanie Pauley, LCMHCA – Therapist – Steph has extensive experience working with grief and loss and is a Griefshare facilitator. She works with children, parents, families, couples, and individuals with mental health and behavioral challenges. She earned a certificate in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy allowing her to work with those who have a trauma history. A team player, Steph is adept at collaboration with schools, parents, medical staff, and other stakeholders. She is available for office, teletherapy, and school appointments.

Kelsey Jones, LCSW, LCASA – Therapist – Kelsey works with children, teens, adults, couples, and families. She has experience working with those who have substance use issues and their families. She can provide support for issues surrounding anger management, trauma, and family relationships. She is available for weekend appointments at the office or through teletherapy.

All StillWaters therapists can see clients in the office or through teletherapy utilizing secure web-based technology. Most therapists see students in the local schools, after school programs, or day cares. Schedules vary from therapist to therapist; however, evening and weekend appointments are available. Most insurances are accepted and through a generous grant from Pamlico County’s Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, most children who are involved with the criminal justice system can be seen and served without cost. Under insured or those with no insurance may be eligible for funding through Trillium Health Resources. Call StillWaters at 252-745-4510 with any questions about services or fees.

StillWaters is a program of HeartWorks, a nonprofit 501(c )(3) organization.