MEET OUR STAFF
Dr. Malone is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute/University of South Carolina School of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident. He has 18 years of experience as an inpatient and outpatient psychiatrist. He has served as Chief of Psychiatry for Behavioral Care at Palmetto Health.
Dr. Malone is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry for University of South Carolina School of Medicine Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Malone is board certified in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and American Society of Addiction Medicine. He treats pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.
Dr. Schnackenberg is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed his General Psychiatry at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Schnackenberg completed his Child Psychiatry Fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has 46 years of experience in outpatient and inpatient psychiatric care. Dr. Schnackenberg served as Chief of Psychiatry for Behavioral Care at Palmetto Health and Chief for Child and Adolescent Services at William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute. He served as the Director of Child Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program at William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute.
Dr. Schnackenberg has served as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry for The University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He is board certified in General Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Schnackenberg treats pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.
Dr. Harper is a Furman University, B.S., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1996. She attended USC School of Medicine in Columbia, Cum Laude. Dr. Harper was a part of Psychiatry Residency, Palmetto Health/USC School of Medicine, She has been a Board Certified Diplomate in Psychiatry since 2005.
Dr. Harper is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the USC School of Medicine in Columbia, Dept. of Neuropsychiatry. She has been named as one of the "Best Doctors In America" in psychiatry since 2009. Dr. Harper also specializes in outpatient depressive and anxiety disorders for adults over the age of 23.
Dr. Jones is the daughter of two United States Air Force physicians and moved frequently around the country while growing up. She completed her undergraduate studies, with honors, at Michigan State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. She earned her Medical Doctorate from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI.
Dr. Jones completed an internship in General Surgery in Grand Rapids, MI. She then transitioned into psychiatry and completed her General Psychiatry residency at UT Health San Antonio in San Antonio, TX, where she treated civilians, veterans and active military members. Dr. Jones is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Jones treats adult patients in the clinic setting. She is in-network with BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, and Medicare. For more information, see brittanyjonesmd.com
Dr. Michelle Peterson is a clinical psychologist, who received her Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina. She completed her Bachelor's degree at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dr. Peterson works at CPA five days a week, mostly conducting psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults (6 and older). She also provides therapy on a limited basis for individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and uses techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Dr. Peterson is in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield. For more information, see her website: www.michellepetersonphd.com.
April received her Master’s degree from Baylor University as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She attended the University of South Carolina for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Post Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified in Psychiatric Mental Health and in Family Practice.
During April’s sixteen years as a Nurse Practitioner she has worked internationally providing health care to underserved people. April has experience working in disaster relief and is excited to bring this experience to help serve people who have suffered trauma. April has been a frontline worker during COVID-19 and one of her passions is to help those whose lives have been affected by this.
April enjoys working with people of all ages. She provides medical management and psychotherapy. She typically employs a Cognitive Behavioral approach but also uses other modalities best suited for her patient. Other approaches used are Acceptance Commitment (ACT), DBT, and Motivational Interviewing. April is passionate about helping people live life to the fullest even when they are struggling with issues such as Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Personality Disorders, and Bipolar Disorder.
Crystal Jones is a licensed psychotherapist who uses an array of theoretical approaches, to include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Strengths Based Therapy, in treating those with mental health disorders and issues that impact areas of one’s life. Crystal Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Winston-Salem State University and a Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She currently works with adolescents and adults who are faced with issues related to anxiety, depression, and anger management.
Dr. Adjinah is board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and general psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr Adjinah received her undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College in 2003 where she completed a B.A. in Biology. She earned her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine- Bradenton Campus in Bradenton, Fl. She completed a residency in general psychiatry at Palmetto Health/University of S.C. School of Medicine (now Prisma Health) in 2015 followed by a child and adolescent psychiatry residency in 2017. Dr Adjinah treats children, adolescents, and young adults up to age 21. She currently accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna and United and Aetna.
Christopher L. Berry is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, National Certified Counselor, Pastoral Counselor, Ordained Minister, and a Certified Prepare-Enrich provider. He is experienced with working with clients in outpatient settings with mental health, family, and marital issues. Prior to counseling, he served over 20 years as an Army officer, serving the people of the United States and helping his Soldiers find purpose and meaning in their lives. As a retired disabled veteran, he understands what it is like to hurt both physically & mentally, and what it is like to be in therapy. While serving in the church, he has been able to utilize his gifts to help others through difficult times in their lives.
Chris earned a Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies along with his Masters of Arts of Pastoral Counseling and a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling, from the prestigious institution of Liberty University. He believes in a holistic approach that focuses on the mind, body, and spirit to help revitalize and invigorate a person to a being of wholeness. Life’s challenges can create a state of crisis where people lose a sense of self thereby creating internal conflict, leading to external issues. Chris is trained in a variety of trauma-informed modalities that can be utilized for a client’s specialized needs. He specializes in treating trauma related issues, behavioral issues, adolescent, male/men’s issues, attachment issues, anxiety/depression, and family / marital issues. He is certified as a Crisis and First Responder, Stress & Trauma Care with a Military application, Prepare-Enrich counselor and facilitator.
Chris' philosophy is that hearts can be mended, relationships can be restored, and life can be lived as it was intended. You will find his approach to therapy is down to earth and honest. If that is something you long for, then he may be a perfect fit for you. He currently works with children 7 and above, adults, couples, and families.