Quality Counseling Services From People Who Care

Meet Our Team

We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Derrick Trammell, LPCC-S

Practice Manager/Owner

Derrick is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Kentucky and was trained at the University of Kentucky. He has been the Clinical Director of the Co-Occurring Residential and Outpatient Programs at Transitions, Inc. and Clinical/Operations Director of the Community-Based Therapy Program at Holly Hill Children’s Services. Derrick has over 10 years experience where he combines his clinical counseling expertise with his business knowledge to offer clients a unique perspective of problem solving. He is uniquely qualified to treat co-occurring mental health disorders and addiction. In addition, he has extensive experience working in the area of children and adolescent’s mental health.

FUN FACT: Derrick enjoys spending time with his three dogs and getting a workout in with CrossFit and Kayaking.

Lorna Shepherd, LCSW-S

Treatment Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor

Lorna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kentucky & Indiana and received her Masters Degree in Social Work at the University of Kentucky in 2001. She has been the Clinical Supervisor of the Co-Occurring Residential Programs at Transitions, Inc. and Director of the Targeted Case Manager/Supervised Visitation Programs at Holly Hill Children’s Services. Lorna has over 15 years experience providing clinical services in residential, outpatient & private practice settings in the Northern Kentucky area to children, adolescents, families & adults. She specializes in trauma, substance use disorders and is trained in EMDR therapy.

FUN FACT: Lorna enjoys doing yoga, spending time with her dog, and supporting the local sports teams (FCC, Bengals, Reds, UK Wildcats).

Lisa Beckett, BA

Executive Assistant/Care Navigator

Lisa received her undergraduate degree in social work from the University of Northern Iowa and is currently researching graduate programs. Lisa has been a case manager at a non-profit serving refugees, connecting them to resources and needed support and has experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities, youth, and caring for the elderly. 

Fun Fact: Lisa enjoys traveling, loves to watch sunrises and sunsets, and supports local and non-local sports teams. 

Kaylee Macadagum

Billing Specialist

Kaylee is the Billing Specialist at FamilyCare and is studying Business Administration and Financing through Gateway’s Transfer program with Northern Kentucky University. Experienced in office operations and accounting, she handles our billing accounts with great care and attentiveness. Kaylee continues to make it her goal to ensure all services are paid for to provide care and support with FamilyCare.

Fun Fact: Kaylee has two cats, is an indoor plant enthusiast, and enjoys baking with her wide collection of aprons.

Mark Huelskamp

Administrative Specialist

Mark is the administrative assistant where he is needed (assisting with front office and back-office operations to ensure smooth and efficient daily operations in support of FCCS clinical professionals and building an environment fostering delivery of the consumer value equation. Mark has over 9 years’ experience in hospital administration and as a Certified Surgical Technologist where he has worked in the Operating Room with open heart surgeries. Mark was the Lead Surgical Tech on the Cardiac Team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital for 3 years prior. His experiences and leadership inside and outside the operating room with skills such as attentiveness, team-oriented mindset, and adaptability makes him a perfect fit at FamilyCare. Although he has left the Operating Room, his first priority is quality patient care and putting the patient first. 

FUN FACT: Mark and his husband Brandyn have 3 dogs: Java, Zarrah and Luca. They just built a house and enjoy doing home projects to transform their house into a home. Mark also enjoys baking in his free time!

Kelly Perry, CPSS

Recovery Coach

Kelly is a Certified Peer Support Specialist. Kelly assists with our IOP and Aftercare Programs. Kelly provides invaluable support for clients in our SUD programs who are trying to overcome their compulsive, obsessive, destructive behaviors. A Recovery Coach is a kind of “Life Coach” that helps clients make smart choices and healthy decisions, with the number-one priority not acting out in their addiction. Kelly also assists with front desk operations to ensure our visitors are receiving quality care.

FUN FACT: Coming Soon!

Ashley Swope, LPCA

Therapist (under Supervision)

Ashley is a Licensed Professional Clinical Associate with a BA in Psychology from the University of Louisville and MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Xavier University. She has a passion for working with adults and adolescents with substance use disorders and mental health disorders. Ashley is currently under supervision by a state-licensed clinician working towards independent licensure.

FUN FACT: Ashley enjoys reading and collects vinyl records.

Amber Hodge, CSW

Therapist (under Supervision)

Amber is a graduate of the University of Louisville with a Master of Science in Social Work degree. She is a Kentucky Board Certified Social Worker and working toward her independent licensure under the supervision of a state-licensed supervisor. Amber carries a passion for mental health, treating addiction, and supporting individuals in reaching their highest potential. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults through an individualized approach.

FUN FACT: Amber enjoys road trips, hiking, kayaking and is an avid animal-lover. 

Rachel Hall, BA

Care Navigator

Rachel is a care coordinator at FamilyCare and is studying at the University of the Cumberlands to be a licensed professional counselor. Rachel has experience working with women and families specifically serving survivors of domestic violence and helping families get connected to resources. Rachel has experience working with clients who have experienced trauma and uses a trauma informed approach with her clients. 

FUN FACT: Rachel enjoys being outside with her kids and enjoys exploring National Parks. 

Rylee Davis, BA

Care Navigator

Rylee is a targeted case manager with 1.5 years of experience working in behavioral health. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Mount St. Joseph University and is currently attending Northern Kentucky University pursuing a dual degree in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Rylee worked at DCBS before coming to FamilyCare Counseling Solutions and is using this prior experience to bring a different, positive perspective to Care Navigation Services.

Fun Fact: Rylee enjoys working out and watching horror and thriller movies in her spare time.

Arin Anderson, BA

Care Coordinator

I am studying at Northern Kentucky University to be a licensed professional clinical counselor. I have 3 years of experience working with adolescents and children in behavioral health, specifically with those who have experienced trauma. I received my undergraduate degree from Northern Kentucky University in psychology with a minor in women’s and gender studies. I plan to work with the LGBT+ population as a counselor to help with sexuality and gender identity exploration.

Fun Fact: I enjoy drawing cartoons, reading about Greek mythology, and I have 6 pets; 2 dogs (Apollo and Dionysus) and 4 cats (Hades, Aphrodite, Mutie and Deimos.)

Want to work with us?

%d bloggers like this: