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.

Leadership

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Linda Smith
Executive Director

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Dr. Patrick C. Tapia, MD
Medical Director

Leslie Plaia

Leslie Plaia, M.Ed., LPC 
Clinical Director

Medical & Nursing 

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Kennedy Tolbert,
FNP-BC

PHP Coordinator

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Debbie Diehl, RN, BS, CCM
Director of Nursing

Clinical

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Maggie Klyce, LGSW
Primary Therapist

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Nina Keeler, LMFT 
Family Therapist

 

 

 

Angela Nix

Angela Nix
Primary Therapist

Laura Cordova

Laura Cordova
Primary Therapist

Admissions

Jordan Simpson

Jordan Simpson, MSW
Intake Coordinator

Pamela Hay

Pamela Hay
Admissions Director

Clinical Outreach

Kristin Canan

Kristin Canan, MSW, LGSW
Regional Clinical Outreach Director

Human Resources

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Gina Chesser, CAP, CPS
Human Resources Coordinator

Administrative Staff

Susan Young

Susan Young
Accounting Manager

Sandria Squaire

Sandria Squaire
Staff Counselor Team Lead

Kamaria Givner

Kamaria Givner
Executive Administrative Assistant

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Steve Chesser
Property Manager

Testimonials

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    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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162 Magnolia Creek Drive
Columbiana, AL 35051
205-678-4373

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