Academic Background

  • MS in Human Services with a Counseling & Community Psychology concentration, New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH 1985
  • BS in Physical Education with a concentration in Motor Development Therapy with a Minor in Psychology, Massachusetts Teacher Certification, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA 1983
  • Summer Seminar, Gordon College, Wenham, MA 1981 Study involving ten countries over a two month period focusing on The Reformation

Professional Background

  • Ross Collins has had 35 years of experience in providing counseling and training & supervision to individuals, couples and families.

  • He has developed inpatient and outpatient programs and had clinical experience in intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization and residential day treatment settings.

  • In addition to treatment, he has conducted training in several states and seminars to professional organization and clients as a trainer for employee assistance leadership development and coaching.

Specialty Areas

Ross Collins specializes in the assessment and treatment of adjustment disorders and relational difficulties in individuals, couples & families. In addition to these specialty areas, he has had experience and training in more serious disorders.

Additional specialty areas are employee assistance, supervision, team building, leadership development, and coaching.

Affiliations

  • Member: 35 years in the American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Member: Easley Chamber of Commerce (Leadership Pickens County class of 2000)
  • Chair of Powdersville Business Council
  • Member: National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Member: Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
  • Member: Clemson Presbyterian Church
  • Founder/Clinical Director of www.theConsolingPlace.org
  • Director of www.DoersMinistry.com