Meet Our Team of Reputable Mental Health Clinicians


Carol Gibbs, M.D.

Dr. Gibbs is a board certified psychiatrist. She received her BS degree in Zoology from Duke University and completed her medical degree and residency in psychiatry from UNC School of Medicine. She has been practicing psychiatry since 1999 and has a special passion for geriatric medicine and individuals within the SPMI (severe persistent mental illness) population. Dr. Gibbs is married with 2 adult sons and loves watching college football and spending time with family and friends.


Delisa Ordronneau, PA-C

Delisa received her Bachelor of Science degree from the Presbyterian College in 2004 with a concentration in Psychology. She received her Masters of Physician Assistant Science from Saint Francis University in 2008. Delisa is certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Certifying Commission of Physician Assistants. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. Delisa is married and has a beautiful daughter and two dogs. She enjoys working out and spending time with her friends and family.


​Karen Powell, PA

Karen has been a Physician Assistant, practicing since 2002. She graduated from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in New York City with a Bachelors degree in Physician Assistant studies and has acquired a Masters in Public Health. In 2009 Karen moved to North Carolina and immediately started working in the field of psychiatry. Karen is enthusiastic about working in this rewarding field because providing quality patient care is her number one priority.


Shaniqua Wood

Shaniqua Wood is a licensed clinical social worker in North Carolina. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Family Studies at East Carolina University in 2014. She participated in the Joint Master of Social Work program at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and graduated in 2016. She has experience working with a diverse population including, children, young adults, adults and the geriatric population. Additionally, she has experience working with veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs providing services including facilitating substance use and depression groups, completing substance use intake assessments and providing individual therapy. She has extensive experience providing crisis intervention services in settings such as the emergency department in the hospital, an acute psychiatric hospital, and an outpatient behavioral health agency. Her most recent experience has been providing therapeutic services at an acute psychiatric hospital on a dual diagnosis unit. Shaniqua is passionate about providing therapy to individuals/families/couples to enhance their quality of life and to meet their goals. It is important for her to have a strong therapeutic rapport with her clientele and her clients are comfortable with confiding in her.


Darrina Milton, ANP

Darrina received her Bachelor of Science degree from N.C. Agricultural & Technical State University in 2008 with a concentration in Biology. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for several years in Medical-Respiratory Progressive Care and Cardio-thoracic Surgery ICU. She received her Master of Nursing Science (MSN) from East Carolina University in 2015. Darrina is certified as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has passion for geriatric medicine and chronic diseases. Darrina enjoys singing, cooking, and spending time with family.


Candice Key FNP-BC

is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University where she earned Nursing and Nurse Practitioner degrees with high honors.

She has worked in the field of medicine and nursing for over 20 years. For the past 14 years she has worked in rural Family medicine with a focus on mental health and chronic disease in small communities.

She is a dedicated mother and wife to her three children, Josh, Jackson and Abby; as well as her husband Andy. They enjoy outdoor activities, travel, and church activities.


Katie Douros, LCSW- Director of Psychotherapy and Director of Compliance

Katie is a fully Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her MSW from East Carolina University. For her undergraduate degree, she graduated Summa Cumme Laude with a BS in Human Services from Montreat College where was on the varsity soccer team and a scholar-athlete. Katie has been working in the human services industry since her time as an undergraduate. Prior to her joining the team at SHAE, her experience included working with medically compromised children and adults, at risk youth, geriatric populations, acutely psychotic individuals, and individuals struggling with substance abuse. Katie has worked in settings ranging from a children’s hospital in Uganda to a wilderness camp in the mountains, programs working with sex trafficking victims to an acute psychiatric hospital setting. Katie is passionate about people and works to ensure that each client she meets receives the care and respect they deserve. With each client, Katie works to build trust, reflect strengths, and join alongside these individuals to meet their goals and create positive changes in their lives.



Felicia is a Licensed Clinical Social worker. She is a proud 2001 graduate of Fort Valley State University with a Bachelor degree in Social Work. She received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Georgia with emphasis in School Social Work and Community Empowerment in 2003. Felicia has worked in a variety of settings to include community mental health services, child protective services, schools, and military installations. She enjoys spending time with her family and running 5k races in her community.


Kristin Harden, LCSW, LCAS

Kristin Harden, LCSW, LCAS received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Rutgers University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Monmouth University. Her experience includes over 15 years of mental health experience. She has worked with survivors of domestic violence, partial care programs, as a substance abuse therapist for individuals with co-occurring disorders and providing individual and group therapy. Kristin employs various interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. In her spare time Kristin enjoys reading, being outdoors and spending time with friends, family and her dog.


Janiqua Obey LCSW

Janiqua Obey LCSW- Janiqua is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of North Carolina. Janiqua received her Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California with a certification in Military Social Work May 2017, receiving Summa Cum Laude honors. Janiqua also received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from North Carolina A&T State University in 2008. Janiqua has worked in the mental health field for 10 years ranging from residential, outpatient, and community based services to at-risk youth and their families as well as adults. Janiqua has also spent a considerable amount of time working with adults and youth suffering from trauma, as she is a Rostered Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. Additionally, Janiqua has worked with adults suffering from substance use, severe and persistent mental illness, and personality disorders. Janiqua is passionate about helping people obtain a life worth living in the capacity of their environment. Janiqua values the relationship made during the therapeutic alliance, which also helps her to meet her clients where they are mentally, physically, and emotionally. The way Janiqua approaches the therapeutic alliance has helped with eliciting her client’s motivation for change and open themselves to building on their strengths and resources to achieve their goals.


Serene Mercer, Medical Scribe Trainer-Coordinator

Serene Mercer – Medical Scribe Trainer-Coordinator – Serene has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Strayer University. She has worked in customer service and the medical field for several years before joining SHAE. In her spare time, Serene enjoys spending time with her husband & children, watching movies and catching up with friends. She lives by the motto: “Your life will become better by making other lives better.” – Will Smith


Tyler Harrington, LCSW

Tyler is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Subsequently, Tyler received his Master of Social Work in 2010 from Tulane University, whose slogan is "Do work that matters." Tyler has applied this motto working with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds in various settings, including the developmentally disabled community, domestic violence victim advocacy in the criminal justice system, and aiding patients and families in navigating the end of life while on hospice. In all of these settings, Tyler's focus is to assist those in utilizing their strengths and self-determination to affect change.


Amanda Surles- Practice Administrator

Amanda completed her Bachelor’s degree in Communications at the University of Arizona and is currently working on her Master’s degree in Psychology. She has worked in the medical field for the past seven years, and before that, worked in strategic planning for a large telecommunications company in California. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys painting, arts & crafts, hiking, camping and being outside with her husband, stepson and two dogs, Banjo and Harley.


Terrence Laster, CLU, CFP

Terrence is the Business Development Partner for SHAE Partners. He is responsible for fiscal management and planning, internal controls, and long range planning. Terrence graduated with a BA in Economics from Duke University. Prior to joining SHAE Partners, Terrence spent many years in the financial services industry. In his free time, Terrence enjoys spending time with his gorgeous wife and two sons.


Isaiah Laster, IT

Isaiah is the Information Technology Manager for SHAE Partners. He attends The College of William and Mary and is majoring in Computer Science. In Isaiah's free time, he enjoys playing football and spending time with family and friends.