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 therapy for treating trauma, grief and loss. He has 25 years of experience in working with addictions, recovery, and the impact substance abuse has on families. Chuck has also provided supervision for those seeking social work licensure. Chuck embodies the free spirit of someone who has a clear vision and mission for helping others in the community.  His efforts are always focused on taking care of people regardless of their circumstances.  Anyone can talk to Chuck, as he is open-minded, always interested, and freely available. Chuck enjoys playing guitar, watching movies, listening to music, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.  He will be a strong advocate who truly cares for your best interests, and he will help you to achieve your goals.