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
VP Government and External Affairs/Piedmont Healthcare
Board Treasurer
Chief Accounting Officer/Portman Holdings
Clinical Director/Good Ground Development Center
Board Member
Delta Airlines (Retired)/Board Member Delta Community Credit Union
Board Member
Board Member
Nonprofit Executive (Retired)
Board Member
Assistant Professor Clark Atlanta University
Board Member
Chief of State to President and CFO/The COCA-COLA Company
Board Member
Chief Development Officer/Jewish Home Life Communities
Board Member
Delta Airlines (Retired)
Board Member
Sr. Consultant-Field Operations/Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Board Member
Partner/Jones Day – One Firm Worldwide
Board Member
Community Volunteer
Board Member
Pediatric Physician

Our Team

Leadership Staff

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Charles Releford, JR., CPM

Chief Executive Officer

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, SHRM-SCP

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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Ellyce Payne, LPC

Child and Adolescent Coordinator
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Liz White, RN