Charles came to the College Internship Program in 1997. He has over 25 years of experience as a therapist and Clinical Director in residential programs, providing individual and group therapy for adolescents and young adults with learning disabilities and emotional difficulties. His private practice has included family therapy, and clinical supervision of other therapists. Charles received his BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida, and completed a Master of Science in Psychology at the University of Georgia. He went on to earn a Specialist Degree in Counseling Education at UGA.
Charles is the oldest of ten children. He and his wife live in Lee, MA, where they are gradually renovating their 225 year-old home. Their daughter and two grandchildren live too far away in Jacksonville, FL. Charles has a wide range of interests and hobbies, and is very actively involved in his church and community.
Charles has a personal and professional belief in the vitality of the human spirit. Counseling provides support and direction for that spirit to recover from the problems of the past, to learn how to master the challenges of the present, and to chart the path toward a productive and fulfilling life in the future.