News and Events

Sept. 23, 2020

Meet Ms. Monisha

Ms. Monisha holding a basketball

Ms. Monisha, Mental Health Technician with Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health is enjoying the day with our Seabrook – middle school and elementary girls – in our gymnasium.

As a Day Shift Employee, Ms. Monisha has been with our facility on a full-time basis for over two years. She understands the challenges these mentally ill children and teens encounter with their day-to-day living.

With her professional experience and expertise, she listens, uplifts, and encourages our girls and teens with their daily activities. Her position as one of our Mental Health Technicians has been a focused mission – helping our girls know that there are better options and opportunities to participate in with their stay at our mental health treatment facility.

Ms. Monisha works with our Therapists to assist with their treatment plan for our girls to achieve goals for a positive future. We so appreciate her dedication and commitment – and are thrilled to have an excellent Team Player as part of our Staff. And we are now hiring Mental Health Technicians – all Shifts! Call Ashley Jamison at: 843-851-5015; or email us at: [email protected]

Happy Hospital Week!

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Denita Binion, Therapist

Denita Binion is a Therapist at Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health –and she was selected as Therapist of the Month! A graduate of West Georgia College, Ms. Binion specializes in Cognitive Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She enjoys her therapy relationships with all of the children and teenagers she counsels. In her free time, Denita relaxes with painting, drawing, and her Labrador Retriever – Bear.

Sarah Rhodes

Ms. Sarah Rhodes, Transitional Coach/Computer Lab Monitor at Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health oversees the children and teens who use the computers daily. Twenty computers and forty iPads were bought from Dorchester Two School District – using funds through a grant – for use in the classrooms. Ms. Rhodes enjoys teaching young children basic software functions. The older teens are assisted with possible career opportunities. With Sarah’s college degree, she can focus exclusively on the many research computer applications for our residents.

Now Hiring

Mental Health Tech position available ALL SHIFTS with rotating weekends. This is a challenging and inspiring opportunity for those who have direct care experience working with youth in a professional environment to serve as a mentor and positive role model in day-to-day activities – in the milieu, ensure the safety and well-being of the residents, and monitor and re-direct residents to support the maintenance of a therapeutic milieu. Our professional team is enthusiastic, resourceful, and creative in treating everyone as a guest. Enjoy a great benefits package and generous time off as you join a leader in the behavioral health industry.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent Degree in social sciences preferred. Demonstrated organizational skills.  Effective supportive team member.  Well-developed problem solving techniques.  Strong display of communication competency.  Core ability to provide Service Excellence Skill in verbal de-escalation techniques Ability to multi-task in crisis. Prior experience with youth in a professional environment preferred.

******Sign On Bonus being offered*****

Please apply at: https://jobs.uhsinc.com/palmetto-summerville-behavioral-health/jobs

Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health Team

Team of Therapists at Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health wearing their facial masks are ready to start counseling their children and teen patients – and are preparing to stay safe during COVID-19 concern.

Therapists include:  front left –Denita Binion, MA.; Rebekah Tozer, LMSW; Brian Ramich, LMSW; and Angel Holmes, RT Technician.

Back left – Susan Strader, LPCA, Director of Clinical Services; Kimberly Cook, LMSW; Megan Rowe, LRT/CTRS; and May Manalo, LPCA.

This team is making a difference in the lives of our patients.

Not pictured:  Chelsea Lane, LMSW; Kelli Zeigler, LMSW

DINE & DEVELOP

A Free Mental Health Lecture Series
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Take the First Step

Call 843-851-5015 to schedule a no-cost assessment or learn more about treatment options. You may also contact us through our online contact form.

In case of emergency, please dial 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.