Meet Our EAP Counselors

All of the clinicians at CONCERN EAP hold master’s degrees and are Licensed Professional Counselors or Licensed Clinical Social Workers and have been trained in the Mitchell Model of providing Critical Incident Stress Debriefings. We have five Substance Abuse Professionals under the U.S. Department of Transportation; two Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors and one Certified Employee Assistance Professional on staff.

Don Akey, EAP Counselor

Don Akey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Professional. He received his master's degree from the University of Tennessee. He joined the CONCERN staff in 2006.

Darin Dantzler, EAP Counselor

Darin Dantzler is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor and a Substance Abuse Professional. Dantzler joined the CONCERN staff in 2013. He earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from William Carey University and a master's degree in counseling from Freed-Hardeman University. Before his work in the EAP, he was an addiction counselor at Delta Medical Center and a guidance counselor for Shelby County Schools.

Tracey L. Johnson, EAP Counselor

Tracey L. Johnson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Mental Health Service Provider (MHSP) designation and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Johnson earned her Doctorate of Education in Counseling, Education and Supervision from Argosy University in 2013 and her Master of Science in Counseling from the University of Memphis in 1999. Prior to joining CONCERN, she ran a private practice for many years. Her passion for helping others has led her to being the executive director of several Mid-South nonprofits. She is open to working with clients using many different treatment methods, from cognitive behavioral to faith-based approaches.

Linda Jones, EAP Counselor

Linda Jones received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois, and a master's degree in social work from the University of Tennessee. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and joined the CONCERN EAP staff in 2009. Jones has worked in outpatient as well as inpatient psychiatric settings over the course of her counseling career. She is also certified as a Substance Abuse Professional. While most of her professional experience has been with adults, she also has experience with children and teenagers.

Stephanie Maddox, EAP Counselor

Stephanie Maddox is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She earned her master's degree in counseling in 2002 from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Since then, Maddox has been providing counseling to adults, couples and adolescents in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Stephanie has been a therapist with CONCERN EAP since 2007. She is passionate about helping people with all kinds of issues, especially those who are in abusive relationships, people who struggle with eating disorders and survivors of sexual abuse.

Donna Simpson, EAP Counselor

Donna Simpson received her master's degree in counseling in 1993 from the University of Memphis. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. Additionally, she is certified in providing Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD). Simpson has been with CONCERN EAP since 1998 and enjoys working with various populations. More specifically, she likes working with couples, women's issues and helping people reach their desired outcomes.

Teresa Maxwell, EAP Couneslor

Teresa Maxwell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She attended Tulane University's Dual Degree program and received her Master's Degree in Social Work and Public Health from 1996-97. She also completed a yearlong post master's fellowship in infant mental health at the Louisiana State University's Department of Psychiatry from 2002-2003. Not only did this help her work with young children, but adults as well, because it shed light on how environmental influences affect brain development. She worked for the first eight years of her career in outpatient behavioral mental health. Teresa then turned to medical social work, where she worked in the dialysis field for 10 years. Just prior to joining CONCERN, Teresa was employed at an Intensive Outpatient program working with women exhibiting eating disorders. Teresa started her career working for Baptist Memorial Health Care in the business office when she was only 17 years old.


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