Our Staff

Magnolia Creek's multi-disciplinary team consists of dedicated and experienced professionals in the fields of medicine, psychiatry, nursing, counseling, nutrition and culinary arts.  To learn more about an individual staff member, click on a name or photo.

Administrative Staff


Linda Smith
Executive Director


Dr. Patrick C. Tapia, MD
Medical Director

Kristin Canan

Kristin Canan, MSW, LGSW 
Clinical Director

Medical & Nursing Staff


Kennedy Tolbert,

Nurse Practitioner

Debbie Diehl Portrait

Debbie Diehl, RN, BS, CCM
Director of Nursing

Clinical Staff

Kimbrlei McCain, MS, ALC

Kimbrlei McCain, MS, ALC 
Primary Therapist


Maggie Klyce, LGSW
Primary Therapist

Leslie Plaia

Leslie Plaia, M.Ed., LPC 
Clinical Program Coordinator


Nina Keeler, LMFT 
Family Therapist

Administrative Staff


Shaunda Mitchell
Intake Coordinator

Jordan Simpson

Jordan Simpson, MSW
Intake Coordinator




  • Testimonial 1
    Testimonial 1
    Client1Just wanted to let you know that everything's going great, and I'm not letting myself disappear. (My living situation) is ideal and I couldn't be happier. Thank you for helping me learn to love life.

    Former Client - Magnolia Creek

  • Testimonial 2
    Testimonial 2
    client2How do you thank someone who has given you their life back? I can't even put into words how much you all mean to me. Magnolia Creek was a gift from God.

    Former Client - Magnolia Creek

  • Testimonial 3
    Testimonial 3
    Client3You are changing people's lives. There is no greater thing than what you all are doing...Thank you for treating [our daughter] with respect and helping her recover herself back. What a gift you have given to us. We can never say thank you enough.

    Family of Former Client - Magnolia Creek

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Columbiana, AL 35051
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