UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center counselors have a variety of backgrounds and credentials to meet the varied needs of our clients. Members of our professional team include Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs), clinically supervised Counseling Interns at both the Master’s and Doctoral level, and an Art Therapy Registered - Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC). An accountant provides financial counseling.

Members of our staff have specialized training, and/or certification in marriage and family counseling, financial counseling, alcohol and drug counseling, distance counseling, EMDR, gerontology, employee assistance, critical incident stress debriefing, special needs populations, sexual addictions, art therapy, etc. The majority of our staff has inpatient and/or outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency experience in many of these areas. All members of our team have Master’s and/or Doctoral degrees in the mental health profession.

 

Meet the UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center Staff 

Click on the profiles below to access staff biography and credentials.

Tami Mayes Long

Tami Mayes Long
Ph.D., LPC, CEAP, DCC, EAS-C EACC
UAB EACC Director

Alesia Brown Adams

Alesia Brown Adams
M.A., LPC, DCC
UAB EACC Counselor

Tonita Averhart

Tonita Averhart
UAB EACC Office Services Specialist III

Khoi C. Bishop

Khoi C. Bishop
LPC, LPC-S, NCC, DCC
UAB EACC Counselor

Lynne Burton Clifton

Lynne Burton Clifton
LICSW
UAB EACC Counselor

Tanesha C. Derico

Tanesha C. Derico
BS
UAB EACC Office Service Specialist II

Carrie May Ezell

Carrie May Ezell
PhD, LPAT, ATR-BC, NCC, DCC, AP-BC, ADC/MC, QDCP
UAB EACC Counselor

Kathryn Jones

Kathryn Jones
PhD, LMFT, CEAP, DCC
UAB EACC Counselor

Julie Knight

Julie Knight
MBA
UAB EACC Counselor

Luciana C. Silva

Luciana C. Silva
PhD, LMFT, DCC
UAB EACC Counselor

Sydne Stone

Sydne Stone
MS, MEd., DCC, EAS-C
UAB EACC Counselor