Meet Our Team

Alana Wright

Alana Wright

MS, LPT, ALC

Alana helps her clients move beyond those barriers to lead a more healthy and productive life. Her current practice includes psychotherapy for adolescents and adults, as well as psychoeducational testing services. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Spring Hill College and a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. She has experience working in private practice settings.

Ashley Simpson

Ashley Simpson

LPC, MLAP, ICAD, ACRPS, SAP

Ashley is the Founder and Owner of Professional Counseling Associates. She is a Christian Counselor who acknowledges that most addictions are based on a person’s attempt to try to fill the void that God created for communication with Him. She has been in practice and helping people with addictions for more than 17 years. She fought and overcame addiction and alcoholism herself, giving her a ready ear.

Kay Sorrells

Kay Sorrells

LPC

Kay is a member of the American Counseling Association. She holds licensure in Alabama and Tennessee. She served on the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition in Nashville and is a Member of the Nashville Psychotherapy Institute. She served as an adjunct professor at Trevecca University in Nashville. Kay Bush Sorrells is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach who has been practicing in the mental health field for 10 years.

Hiram Keith Johnson

Hiram Keith Johnson

MA, LCSW

Hiram has over 24 years of clinical and/or Christian counseling experience in helping people in need in the greater Mobile/Eastern Shore area. He specializes in individual adults, personal relationships, communication skills, depression and anxiety, trauma and grief, substance abuse, self-esteem and co-dependency, infidelity and the mending of trust. Other primary interests and experience include sexual issues, pornography, parenting skills, divorce, blended families, ADD for all ages, and anger management issues. He is the author of Tragic Redemption: Healing the Guilt and Shame.

Debbie Hanson

Debbie Hanson

MS, LPC, NCAC II

Debbie Hanson has recreated herself numerous times, so “I think every day is about starting over. If I can do it, anyone can.”

Along with working in mental health, she was a journalist for 15 years, a teacher, and a graphic artist. Debbie became a volunteer Christian chaplain in 2001, mentoring women in crisis at Mobile Metro Jail. She began working in the addictions treatment field in 2004. She holds a Master’s of Science in Counseling, is a Nationally Certified Addictions Counselor II, and is a trained Coach for Collaborative Divorce.

Deborah Schiller

Deborah Schiller

MSC, LPC, CSAT

Master of Science in Early Childhood Education degree from Stanford University and over two decades working with young children and their parents. Master of Science in Counseling degree from the University of South Alabama. Internship at The Meadows working under Dr. Patrick Carnes and Pia Melody in sexual addiction, sexual anorexia, and co-dependency. Post-graduate work at the University of Southern Mississippi in Child and Family Studies. Gentle Path at Pine Grove Behavioral working with Dr. Patrick Carnes on sexual addiction , sexual anorexia, and more.

Cheryl Lynn Holmes

Cheryl Lynn Holmes

LPCS, MAC, CCH

Cheryl is a Holistic Psychotherapist incorporating the most effective Western and Eastern psychotherapy techniques to remove the obstacles in your life so that you can live a life worth celebrating. Her education includes a BS degree with a concentration in marriage and family counseling, gender roles, and abnormal psychology. Her MS degree in community counseling equipped her to assess and treat a wide variety of issues from mental illnesses to career counseling.

Robin Dixon

Robin Dixon

MA, LPC

Robin is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Her approach to counseling includes providing an encouraging and safe environment that allows those that she works with to realize and develop the skills to lead a happy and fulfilling life. Robin received her Master of Arts in Psychology from Bridgewater State University in 2010. She worked for 3 years as a school-based therapist for a non-profit organization in SE Massachusetts.

Rochelle Murrell

Rochelle Murrell

MA, ALC

I appreciate that each person is unique and tailor my methods to the individual. I embrace an eclectic approach, which may include CBT, Solution-focused, Gestalt, Christian or other therapy methods. The goal is to help individuals and families make effective life changes that lead to satisfaction and a healthy well-being. I graduated from the University of Alabama with my degree in Business. I then went to Liberty University where I graduated with a Master’s in Professional Counseling.