Our Assessment Specialists

Tracy Baugh Fussell, M.S., L.P.C., N.C.C.
 Director of Clinical Services
Ms. Fussell is Director of Clinical Services and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and English from Troy State University Dothan in 1999 and a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy State University Dothan in 2001.


She is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the Alabama Board of Mental Health and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors. She received training and certification from The University of Michigan Autism and Communicative Disorders Center (UMACC) in 2008 as a rater for administering the ADI-R (Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised) and ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule). 


She has over fifteen years of experience in mental health working with children, adolescents and adults.

Stacie Whiddon, M.S.

Ms. Whiddon graduated from Troy University with a Bachelors in Psychology and later went on to complete a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health. She previously worked with geriatric patients in an inpatient setting for 7 years. She worked in counseling adolescents and adults for 5 years. Ms. Whiddon began working as an assessment specialist in March 2018.

Georgia Allen, M.S.

Ms. Allen earned her B.S. degree in Elementary and Special Education from the University of West Florida. She went on to teach 2nd grade before continuing her education at Troy University earning a M.S. in counseling and Guidance. Her work experience includes behavior therapy with adults with disabilities, vocational rehabilitation, counseling, and psychological and neuropsych testing in children, adolescents, and adults. She began working as an assessment specialist in December 2018. She is married to Jake and they have three children Camille, Ty, and Kingston.   

Tara Nix, M.S., ICADC

Tara Nix, MS, ICADC has over 10 years of experience as a counselor. She graduated with her B.S. in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences from Troy University, and her M.S. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Phoenix. She is also a licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She has experience in inpatient, outpatient, in-home settings, and substance abuse programs. She specializes in  depression, anxiety, personality disorders, addictions and compulsive behaviors, and LGBTQ. She works with individuals, families, and children/adolescents.

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