Meet Your Counselor
Patricia (Pam) Andrews is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional School Counselor, National Certified Counselor. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Andrews earned a Master of Arts degree in Agency Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Counseling along with Addictions Counseling. She later added an advanced license in school counseling. Andrews completed her graduate programs at Appalachian State University. Mrs. Andrews has worked in the professional counseling field since 1987. She worked for New River Behavioral Healthcare for approximately 25 years in a variety of roles including clinical and administrative duties. Andrews is a Qualified Mental Health Professional, Qualified Substance Abuse Professional, and Qualified Developmental Disability Professional. She has worked with all three disability populations and all ages across the continuum engaging in a wide spectrum of clinical diagnoses. Andrews utilizes an eclectic therapeutic approach with her clients incorporating a variety of treatment modalities. Andrews’ treatment may encompass any of the following approaches:
Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Parent Work, Person-Centered Therapy, Play Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Systems Theory. Andrews has been trained in and practiced Critical Incidence Stress Debriefing, provided crisis response services, and has been engaged in clinical supervision for more than 30 years.
Christine Werner Booher has a Masters degree in psychology from Radford University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Currently she provides Domestic Violence Abuser treatment;which is approved by the NC Domestic Violence Commission for Yadkin County. Mrs. Booher has previously worked as a therapist in both state and private Mental Health Agencies.She has provided individual and group therapy for court ordered clients and provided Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs in Surry and Yadkin Counties through the Criminal Justice Partnership. Mrs. Booher's professional interests include adult mental health issues including depression, anxiety, personality disorders and the chronic mentally ill. She has been in practice since 1991.
Randy Johnson has been practicing therapy as a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 18 years and has been working in the behavioral healthcare field for over 28 years. He has provided the services of case management, therapy, crisis intervention, program director, community support, etc. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Gardner-Webb University, Master of Divinity Degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Master of Arts Degree from Appalachian State University. Johnson has provided individual and group counseling for children, adolescents, and adults for various issues such as mood disorders, behavioral problems, domestic violence, etc. He has also worked with couples in resolving discord in relationships. He works most frequently from a Psychodynamic model while incorporating elements of CBT, Reality Therapy, Play Therapy, and Gestalt approaches. Johnson's skills also include knowledge in Spiritual Direction, Native American spirituality, and Dream Interpretation.