EAP Counselors

From time to time, each of us needs assistance. DOI's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers confidential short-term counseling and referral services for a wide range of personal challenges. Whether you are experiencing the death of a loved one, workplace harassment, stress, or going through a divorce, Espyr’s services are available at no cost to you or members of your family.

The professional counselors of Espyr are here to assist you anytime of the day or night. When you contact EAP, listed below are some of the counselors who may assist you. Each counselor is happy to talk with you and/or connect you with the appropriate resource in a caring and compassionate manner. They can help you with everything from financial concerns to parenting your teenager, or balancing your professional/personal commitments.

EAP staff are available 24/7 to support you in a crisis. Specific counselors may not always be available at the time of your call, but if you prefer, you may leave a message with the counselor of your choice. Alternately, you can receive immediate assistance from a counselor by contacting:

Individual Counselors


Counselor Heather

Heather has been a counselor for 10 years and has specialized training in trauma and grief. She also has experience in workplace harassment, parenting, child trauma, organizational culture, coaching and job stress.

You can reach Heather at (678) 384-3847.


Counselor Liz

Liz has been a counselor for 30 years and specializes in grief, occupational problems, substance abuse treatment, workplace trauma, workplace harassment and family issues.

You can reach Liz at (678) 569-2370.


Counselor Laura

Laura has been a licensed clinical social worker since 1986 and a CEAP for the last 25 years. She has worked in the EAP field since 1989. Her specialty areas are in work place and organizational issues, workplace harassment, crisis intervention, and psychiatric issues.

You can reach Laura at (678) 569-2163.


Counselor Alicia

Alicia has over 10 years of behavioral health and crisis intervention experience with specialization in aging, suicide prevention and developmental disabilities. She also has experience in marriage and family issues, substance abuse, workplace violence and harassment and trauma informed care.

You can reach Alicia at (678) 384-3854.


Counselor Lea

Lea has been a counselor for over 4 years and her background includes crisis work, organizational issues, workplace harassment, domestic violence as well as providing counseling for parents, children and families.

You can reach Lea at (678) 384-3851.


Counselor Elise

Elise has been a counselor both as an advocate in the nonprofit corporate worlds. She is a strong advocate for women’s rights and her training includes grief and trauma, crisis work, organizational issues, workplace harassment, domestic violence as well as health and well-being topics.

You can reach Elise at (678) 384-3853.


Counselor Hope

Hope is a counselor and specializes in issues involving children and families, particularly those who have experienced trauma. She has also worked with adults to achieve and maintain balance, to overcome workplace harassment and to assist those in the grieving process.

You can reach Hope at (678) 384-3830.


Counselor Mariah

Mariah is a licensed counselor who has had experience working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and trauma. Other experiences include working with special populations such as adolescents with eating disorders, college students, community outreach and workplace issues.

You can reach Mariah at (678) 384-2165.


Counselor Jennifer

Jennifer is a bilingual (English/Spanish) counselor specializing in crisis intervention, depression, anxiety and life transitions. She also works with individuals experiencing job related difficulties, workplace harassment and maintaining work-life balance.

You can reach Jennifer at (678) 384-3840.


Counselor Shanelle

Shanelle specializes in grief, occupational problems, workplace trauma and harassment, as well as family issues. Shanelle is certified in critical incident stress management.

You can reach Shanelle at (678) 384-3857.