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Want to join our team? We are looking to expand our programming and offer more services needed in the community. We are looking for Licensed/credentialed people to provide an array of services for Children, Adolescents, and Adults. We offer a commpetitve benefit package. Salary is based on level of license/credentials.
Jennifer Jordan, Office Manager: Jennifer Jordan has 10 years in the medical/mental health field working as an office manager and medical billing profession. Jennifer also runs her own medical billing business. She also has 15+ years in accounting and office management. She brings a wealth and knowledge to our growing practice when it comes to behavioral health billing and its proper procedures, as well as having great customer services skills, and is always willing to help. She is the proud mother of a 2015 Martinsburg High School graduate. In her spare time she loves to read, spend time with her family and four dogs.
Mindy Selph: Mindy attended Blue Ridge Community and obtained her phelbotomy certification. She first began working in the helping field while working and helping the Intellectually Disabled population. It was then that Mindy knew she wanted to help others and sought employment in the Behavioral Health Field. Mindy has several years in an office setting. Mindy's personality, warm smile, and great customer care skills make her a natural in her position. Mindy is excited about heading the Human Rights committee here at Callahan Counseling Services. Mindy is the mother of two amazing and beaautiful daughters. In her spare time, Mindy enjoys being with her children and family.
Peter J. Callahan, LICSW, ADC-S, MAC, CCFC, ICADC is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Licensed in West Virginia and Virginia. Peter is an Alcohol and Drug Counselor and is an active member of the WV Certification Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals (WVCBAPP). Peter is also a Clinically Certified Forensics Counselor through the American College of Forensic Counselors. He has been appointed to the West Virginia School of Medicine as a Clinical Instructor.
Peter has developed numerous community-based programs and continues to work with local and state agencies. He sits on several state committees to improve the quality of care for those in need. Peter has worked with many schools in the area as well as with a variety of authors in the mental health and addictions field.
Peter has served on the West Virginia Certification Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals (WVCBAPP) in many capacities, including, President, Treasurer, and Certification Chair. Peter has also served proudly on the International Certification & Reciprocity Committee (IC&RC) Board. The IC&RC is the oversighting body of the WVCBAPP. Peter served on the Executive Committee of the IC&RC Board as the Finance Chair member. Peter is also on the Berkeley County Adult Drug Court Advisory Committee. Peter recently joined the Board of the West Virginia Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.
West Virginia University: MSW
License, Certifications & Awards:
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
Alcohol Drug Counselor (ADC)
Clinically Certified Supervisor (CCS)
Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC)
Master Addiction Counselor (MAC
Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor (CCFC)
2014 Distinquished Service Award from the West Virginia Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (WVAADC).
Professional Activities and Memberships
WV Certification Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals (WVCBAPP) (Past President)
WV Assocation of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (WVAADAC)
International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) Past Finance Committee Chair and former member of the Executive Committee
L. Douglas Houck, LPC, NCC, AADC
Doug is a National Board Certified Counselor and he is a Licensed Professional Counselor an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of West Virginia. He obtained his undergraduate RBA degree, with a concentration in Psychology, from Shepherd College and his Masters degree in Counseling from West Virginia University. During his twenty-five years of clinical experience, he has worked in the community, hospital and private sectors providing mental health and addiction services. His past experiences include working as the clinical director of a 24-bed adult addictions rehabilitation facility, serving as the administrator of a county-wide mental health clinic, coordinating a hospital-based intensive outpatient program, and practicing as a private practice clinician in Martinsburg, WV for six years. Prior to entering the mental health and addictions field in 1989, Doug worked for Mack Trucks for seventeen years as a Materials Test Engineer. Doug is a native of Martinsburg and he and his wife live locally.
West Virginia University: MA
License, Certifications & Awards:
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
National Board Certified Counselor (NCC)
Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (AADC)
Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICAADC)
Ana Finney, MSW, LGSW: We welcome Ana to the clinical staff. Ana has been working in the Mental Health Field for 15 years, helping teens, adults and families live better, more fulfilling lives. Ana began her career working with adolescents struggling with substance use and living in transitional settings, such as Poplar Springs Hospital, Witz End Young Adult Outreach, and Grafton Schools. Her career has included group and individual counseling with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness. Ana also advocates for impoverished and homeless individuals/groups through creating and implementing community programs, as well as promoting and supporting social policies. Ana has worked in orphanages and Romany camps in her country of origin, Romania. She completed her internships in the Eastern Panhandle at Catholic Charities, Immanuel House, Faith Community Coalition for the Homeless and Jefferson County Coalition for the Homeless. Ana, under the supervision of Peter J. Callahan, LICSW, ADC-S, CCFC, will work with children ages six and up , families, and adults. Ana has a caring and positive theraputic style that creates an enviornment for change.
Shenandoah University- Bachelor of Music
West Virginia University - Master's of Social Work
Professional Activities and Memberships:
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - Member
Catholic Charities of West Virginia - Regional Advisory, Council Member
Faith Community Coalition for the Homeless (FCCH) - Member and Authorized Representative
Brittanny Baum, MA, (Intern Supervised) Brittanny graduated from Liberty University with a BS in Psychology, she then went on to pursue her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Brittanny is a member of Psi Chi Honor Society. Brittanny brings a vareity of experience to Callahan Counseling Services. Brittanny has gained valueable knowledge working with children and adolescents in an inpatient setting. Brittanny has worked with single mothers in a maternity home and court ordered clients struggling with addictions in an out-patient setting. Brittanny enjoys spending time gardening with her husband and two adorable children.
Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA - MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA - BS Psychology
Psi Chi Honor Society
Kevin Topper Kevin is a recent graduate from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. He comes with experience in working with Adult Offenders. Kevin is an intergal part of our Adult Drug Court Program. Kevin will bring a positive attitude to help connect our clients with outside resources. Kevin lives in Harpers Ferry and in his spare time enjoys playing sports and being outdoors.
West Virginia University - BS Criminal Justice
Susan Callahan, BA Susan joined the Callahan Counseling Services team in 2013 as a Parent Coach and Mentor, where she provides education, practical life skills, and support to families involved in the child protective system. Prior to joining our team Susan had 23 years experience working with the public, most recently working with distressed homeowners to prevent foreclosure of their homes. She holds a BA from Shepherd University in Liberal Arts with a concentration in History and Art. Susan has been attending the cohort through West Virginia University School of Social Work and is currently working towards her Master's Degree in Social Work. Currently, Susan is excited to start her Internship at Catholic Charities.
Susan is the mother of three boys. She is an active member of the community where she holds seats on boards of the Shenandoah Women’s Center and the charitable organization, Saint Vincent DePaul Society. Susan also volunteers at Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, MD.
Shenandoah University - Bachelor of Arts
West Virginia University - Master's of Social Work (Currently attending)
Joann Christian, BS Callahan Counseling Services is pleased to welcome back Joann. Joann began her internship with us and has now returned as part of our team. Joann continues to grow in her field. Joann is working towards her certification as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the WV Certification Board of Addiction Prevention Professionals.
Joann brings to Callahan Counseling Services experience as a case manager and group facilitator with her previous work at the Jefferson County Day Report Center. Joann enjoys working with the referrals from the Magistrate, Circuit Court, and Adult Drug Courts. She is experienced in group facilitation for the offender population.
Joann is a member of the Eastern Panhandle Adult Drug Court Treatment Team. Joann is also the recipiant of the 2016 WVAADAC New Frontier Award, a well earned award given to outstanding service by a new professionals in the addiction counseling field. Joann is also proud of her life achivement as a mother to her son.
Liberty University - Currently seeking MA in Addiction and Recovery (May 2017)
Shepherd University - BS Business Administration
Licenses, Certifications, Awards
2016 WVAADAC New Frontier Award Recipient
Professional Activities and Memberships
Jefferson County Criminal Justice Board
Member of Eastern Panhandle Adult Drug Court Treatment Team
Kristy Cook, MSW, LGSW, AADC Callahan Counseling Services is lucky to have Kristy completing her hours for licensure. Kristy is doing fantastic in the DUI program. Kristy holds a Masters in Social Work and graduated magna cumlaude from Fordham University in 2007. She has worked for 10 years with Children and Families. Kristy has experience working with addictions. Kristy currently works at the WV VAMC in Martinsburg working with PTSD and other combat related disorders. We are proud of Kristy's recent passing of her West Virginia Certification Board of Addictions Prevention Proffesional exam of Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC).
Mount Saint Mary's College - Bachelor of Science Human Services
Fordham University - Master's of Social Work (magna cumlaude)