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    First Step Services Staff

    New website, staff pictures and bios coming in 2018! Check back for updates. 

    Henry Tarkington

    Henry Tarkington, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS Founder/CEO, Clinical Supervisor, Board Chairman

    Sara Shook

    Sara Shook, M.A., LCAS, LPC-A, CS-I, Clinical Director, Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Board Member

    Holly Haddock

    Holly Turbyfill, M.A., LCAS, LPC-A, Associate Clinical Director, Substance Use Disorder Counselor/ Therapist, Board Member

    Kim Harrison

    Kimberly Harrison BA, CSAC, Garner Program Manager, Board Member

    Doreen Runyon

    Doreen Runyon, CSAC, Community Outreach Development, Professionals Program Counselor

    Randee Conn, B.A., CSAC, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Board Member

    Brenda Schuler, Administration, Executive Assistant, Raleigh Facility, Board Member

    Glenn Ortenzio, B.S., CSAC Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Raleigh Facility, Board Member

    Monique Sorensen, M.A., LPC-A, LCAS Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Mental Health Therapist, Raleigh Facility

     

    Reginald “Reggie” Butler, M.A., LCAS, LPC Durham Program Director, Substance Use Disorder Counselor

     

    Katherine “Katie” Doyle, M.A., Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Clinical Case Manager

    Patrick May, Information Technology, Accounts Payable

    Ed McCallum, Health Insurance Specialist

    Family And Community Education Facilitator

    Anthony (Tony) Porrett, M.A., LPC, LCAS, CCS Family And Community Education Program Counselor
    Tiffany Corbett

    Tiffany Corbett, M.A., LCAS-A Substance Use Disorder Counselor/Therapist
    Maya Shmueli

    Maya Shmueli, Insurance Authorizations Specialist, Administration

     

    Victoria Fisher, A.A., Administration, Raleigh Facility Front Desk

    Shelly Winston, Safety Officer Raleigh facility

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    What brought me to first step was my DWI/possession charge. At first I was a little intimidated but after my first group I felt very comfortable and welcomed here. What was most helpful was having a good group of people to talk to and having a kick ass “teaching” lol. I learned that I am

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