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Shawn Haggard, LCSW, CCTP

Bachelor's in Social Work

Master's In Social Work


Shawn Haggard, License Clinical Social Worker, has been providing therapeutic services to adults, adolescents, children, and families since 2005.  Shawn strives to create a positive atmosphere to assist clients by focusing on their strengths and ways to create self empowerment, to lead to a more satisfying life.  She sees an clients for an array of issues, such as, depression, mood disorders, grief, anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, foster care, behavioral issues, adoption, parenting, life transition, stress, marital, family issues, cutting/self harm behaviors, and co-dependency. In addition to these, Shawn is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.


Shawn graduated from Dalton State College with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work with an emphasis in Latino Culture.  She graduated from Kennesaw State University with her Masters in Clinical Social Work.  


Shawn utilizes an eclectic approach to meet her client's needs.  She does use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focus, Behavior Modification, Play Therapy, and Didactical Behavior Therapy.  She has been a long time member of National Association of Social Workers.  

In addition, Shawn can provide supervision for those seeking their LCSW license.  She is an approved supervisor through the state of Georgia.

Katie Jones, LCSW

Bachelor's in Human Services

Master's of Science in Social Work


Katie has been providing therapeutic services to adolescents, children and families since 2017. She strives to provide a safe environment to assist clients in growing their strengths. Katie aids clients in becoming self-empowered to provide personal growth and inner healing through an array of therapeutic interventions. She serves clients of all ages with behavior concerns, trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, sexual abuse, life adjustments, stress, self harm and grief. 

Katie graduated from Kennesaw State University with a bachelor’s degree in Human Services with a concentration on child sexual abuse and from the University of Louisville with a Masters of Science in Social Work. 

Katie recived her clinical license by the state of GA in 2021 and can provide supervision for those seeking their LCSW license. She is an approved supervisor through the state of Georgia.

Leiah Silvers, Th.D.

Bachelor's in Biblical Studies; Minor in Christian Counseling
Doctorate in Theology

Leiah has been providing therapeutic services since 2019 to children, adolescents, and adults with many clinical concerns including: adjustment disorders, eating disorders, substance use, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and self-harm. It is her goal to equip you with the practical tools needed to achieve a state of lasting emotional health. She aims to create a comfortable environment that encourages emotional safety and openness to allow each individual the opportunity to work towards achieving their specific treatment goals.

She believes that no matter what your background or past trauma may be, with a proper treatment plan emotional health can be achieved and maintained. Her motto is “Be kind to yourself.”, and she believes that therapy allows the opportunity to grasp that concept and make it a reality in all aspects of one’s life. With a Doctorate in Theology, Certification in Nutrition Coaching, and a lifetime of experiences, it is her passion to help others achieve a well-balanced life producing physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional health and overall wellbeing. She considers it to be a true honor to be a part of each individual’s journey and looks forward to working with you!

Lana Beth Turner, LPC, NCC
Bachelor of Science & Bachelor's of Arts
Masters in Education

Lana enjoys helping individuals navigate their mental health concerns and life transitions within a safe and affirming therapeutic environment. A specialized and comprehensive approach is utilized within session to address a variety of issues that impact daily living, including anxiety, mood disorders, relational conflicts, impaired personal boundaries, trauma, grief, women’s issues, substance abuse and more. Individuals from all backgrounds deserve to find meaning, purpose, and joy in their lives. Lana strives to cultivate a therapeutic relationship where her clients can show up authentically, feeling seen and heard. 

Lana is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and has worked as a therapist and mental health advocate for over eight years. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2015 and her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Georgia in 2011. She gained vast clinical knowledge and experience working within a nonprofit residential treatment facility addressing substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. 

Ron Bankson, MFT

Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy

Master's in Religious Education


Ron Bankson has been a mental health therapist for 20 years working for agencies and private practice. He has been an ordained church pastor for over 50 years. This makes Ron uniquely qualified to assist broken, hurting people with their psychological and spiritual needs.

Ron is married to Wanda Joyce Watkins and has 2 sons and 3 grandsons. Ron and Wanda make their home in Calhoun, Georgia, where they have lived for 16 years.

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