Meet Our Staff

Les McBrideLes McBride, MSN, RN,
Director of Nursing

Les McBride, RN, is the Director of Nursing at Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health. Les received his BSN from Baylor University and his MSN from Medical University of South Carolina. He has over 10 years of nursing experience. Les enjoys time with his family and outdoor activities. He is an avid supporter of Everton Football Club.

Susan StraderSusan Strader, LPC/A, MA,
Clinical Services Director

Susan Strader is originally from Virginia, but currently lives in Goose Creek, South Carolina. She is the wife of a retired Air Force Senior Master Sargeant, and had the pleasure of traveling the world throughout his 21 years of service.  Ms. Strader holds a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. She is currently a licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of South Carolina.

Susan has spent the last nine years working with children and adolescents in some capacity.  She served as an ABA Therapist in Charleston, South Carolina for three years prior to her employment at Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health; where she began as a Therapist.  Ms. Strader was promoted in November 2018 to Clinical Services Director and has gladly served the residents and staff ever since.


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.