Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services

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Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services

Family Program Staff

At Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, our treatment staff are known for their leadership and expertise in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of addictive diseases and psychological disorders. Learn more about the background and experience of each Family Program staff member by clicking on their image below:

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Sharon Otts, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT

Sharon Otts is the Program Coordinator at Pine Grove's Family Program. She received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Southeastern Louisiana University and her Master of Social Work degree from The University of Southern Mississippi. She is a Licensed Certified Social Worker and Supervisor, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist, and has had EMDR I and II as well as CBT training. She is also an approved Field Instructor for The University of Southern Mississippi School of Social Work. Sharon joined the Pine Grove team in 1989, where she served as family therapist on the Inpatient Addiction Unit. Since then, she has amassed 25 years of experience working with those struggling with the disease of addiction and their families. Throughout her time at Pine Grove she has been involved in treatment at the Family Program, Next Step Men's Program, The Women's Center, and the Gratitude Program.


Chelsea Clifton, LMFT

Chelsea Clifton is a clinical therapist for Pine Grove's Family Program where she primarily works with the Gratitude program. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at The University of Evansville in Evansville, IN and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. Clifton joined the Pine Grove team in 2018 and has previously worked with Pine Grove's Gratitude program and Pine Grove's Professional Enhancement Program. She also has experience as a clinical therapist for a residential acute facility and as a school-based therapist for a community mental health agency.

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  Sharon Otts
Program Coordinator
Chelsea Clifton
Clinical Therapist

Psychology Internship Program

Pine Grove has an excellent internship program that offers a wide range of training activities on two rotations. We are able to offer interns opportunities for training in residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings working with adults presenting with a ride range of diagnoses. We are APA accredited as a single entity doctoral psychology internship program under the name of Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology (PG-DIPP). Please visit our Psychology Internship Program home page for more information.

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