Debbie Rhodes serves as the Lead Clinician for the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Hope For The Warriors. In this role, she oversees the clinical staff, intake coordinator and is a clinic representative in collaboration with other community agencies. Debbie holds a master’s degree in social work from East Carolina Community College and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Campbell University.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Debbie has more than 27 years of experience working with individuals, families, couples, and children through Child Welfare, Adult Services, Long Term Care and private practice. Debbie also has over 9 years of work in the field of academia as a Lecturer and BSW Assistant Coordinator with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington School of Social Work. Prior to joining the Cohen Clinic, Debbie worked as a Military Family Life Counselor at the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps installation providing wrap around services and resource coordination for active-duty service members and their families.
Debbie is a native of Jacksonville, North Carolina and has a son and daughter. Spending time with her children, family and friends is a priority in her life along with travel, the beach, and exercise. What is also very important is working in an environment that provides exceptional and highly regarded services. “The work of Hope For The Warriors and the Cohen Clinics is by far the most client-centered and thoughtful vision one could imagine allowing our veterans and active-duty service members and their families the opportunity to heal, excel and live their lives with the understanding that they are supported.”