Spires Behavioral Health Care Center, PLLC is dedicated to providing courteous and professional services. Locally owned & operated since 2008.
Willie E. Spires, Ph.D., L.M.H.C.
Dr. Willie E. Spires is the owner of Spires Behavioral Health Care Center, PLLC and has twenty eight years of experience in the counseling profession. Dr. Spires' experience ranges from serving as a therapist at a community mental health center to currently serving as the Associate Dean of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Chipola College. Dr. Spires' experiences also includes school testing, teaching a variety of college level psychology courses, consulting, and serving as the administrator at a community mental health facility. Dr. Spires is firmly committed to the counseling profession and has dedicated his life to assisting others during chaotic times in their lives. Dr. Spires is licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance. Dr. Spires has been licensed to practice counseling in the State of Florida since 1982. Dr. Spires is an associate member of The American Psychological Association, The American Counseling Association, The American Mental Health Counseling Association and The Florida Mental Health Counseling Association.
Tameka L. Russ, Ed.D., LMHC- Dr. Russ has worked in the counseling field for the past 16 years and is licensed with the State of Florida as a Mental Health Counselor. She has received a Bachelor of Science degree-in Psychology from FAMU, Master of Science-Counseling and Psychology from Troy University, and a Doctor of Education from Nova Southeastern University. She is currently providing individual and group psychotherapy to children, teen, and adults. Additionally, Dr. Russ provides marriage counseling and is listed as a Certified Pre-Marital Counselor in Jackson County.