Who We Are

Odyssey Family Counseling Center is a community-based nonprofit organization established in 1973, offering quality, evidence-based treatment for substance abuse and various mental health issues in greater Atlanta. Our licensed therapists specialize in a wide variety of mental health concerns and represent a range of disciplines including counseling, social work, psychology, and marriage and family therapy. Most importantly, they are all dedicated to the population we serve.

Board of Directors

Board Chair
Nonprofit Executive (retired)
Board Vice Chair
VP Government and External Affairs/Piedmont Healthcare
Board Treasurer
Chief Accounting Officer/Portman Holdings
Corporate Secretary
Chief Development Officer/Jewish Home Life Communities
Board Chair Emeritus
Delta Airlines (Retired)/Board Member Delta Community Credit Union
Board Member
Managing Partner/Organizations by Design, LLC
Board Member
Board Member
Clinical Director/Good Ground Development Center
Board Member
Senior Manager, Consolidations/The COCA-COLA Company
Board Member
General Manager - Global Health & Wellbeing/Delta Airlines
Board Member
Sr. Consultant-Field Operations/Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Board Member
Partner/Jones Day – One Firm Worldwide
Board Member
Executive Finance Director, Service Line and Hospital/Integration/ Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
Board Member
Community Volunteer

Our Team

Leadership Staff

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Charles Releford, JR., CPM

Executive Director

Stephanie Barnhart, LCSW

Clinical Operations Director
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Stephanie Shapiro, MSW, MBA, MHA

Development Director
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Di-Anne Greene, MPP

Operations/ Corporate Compliance Manager
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Pamela Braxton, LCSW, MHA

Marketing/Community Outreach Manager
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Debbie White

Office & Billing Manager
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Marie Leslie

Accounting Manager
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Tene’ Rose

Intake Coordinator
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Adryane Phillips, LPC, CPCS

Adult Services Coordinator
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Jackie Cathey, LCSW

Child and Adolescent Coordinator
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Ellyce Payne, LPC

School Based Coordinator
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Liz White, RN