Meet the Evergreen Team

Practicing in the southern New Jersey area for years, Susan K. Childers, LPC, provided counseling services and offered a safe haven for clients to process difficult life situations and issues. Recently, the need has expanded into Evergreen Counseling Network, a united group of unique professionals with additional specializations, services, and resources for the local community. This diverse group of counselors handles a variety of counseling issues with exceptional care and therapies. We each feel a calling to assist you on your journey of becoming a healthier you or a healthier family.

Each counselor is different in their experiences and education, but commonly bonded in their Christian Faith. We're proud to offer faith based integrated counseling upon request.

“Never concede to doing something so small that it could be accomplished entirely in your lifetime.” Ralph Winter

Susan K. Childers PHD, LPC, ACS

Susan K. Childers is a seasoned business professional in the mental health counseling field. She is a member of several national and state counseling associations, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and the Director of the Evergreen Counseling Network. She has had the privilege of offering counseling services, in a private practice to adolescents, individuals, couples, and families, by developing measurable outcome goals utilizing evidence-based practices to transform problem issues into healthier living. Her areas of specialization are: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, marriage/pre-marital, trauma issues for women, life transitions, relationship issues, career development, spirituality or faith-based option, and supervision for counselors.

Susan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Grove City College. Later, she pursued a Master’s degree in Counseling from Cairn University, and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in marriage and family counseling. She received her PhD from Regent University. She taught graduate level counseling courses at Cairn University for over 14 years. She received her Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) training from the Beck Institute in Philadelphia. Susan is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. She is trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS) and IFIO couples therapy from the IFS Institute.

Susan K

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Rebecca L. Hacking, MSC LAC

Becky Hacking is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in the state of New Jersey and a member of the American Counseling Association. She achieved her MS degree in Counseling from Cairn University. During her time there she decided to specialize and walk alongside those who are dealing with anxiety, depression and self-esteem troubles.

Over the years, Becky has been devoted to work with the youth and young adults / women. She helps implement new plans that work for the individual so they can better themselves and direct their own journey in life. Becky’s passion for mental health gives a warm emphatic and insightful approach to those who need healing.

Learning is ongoing throughout life and Becky is a firm believer of that. She continues to educate herself by attending conferences, always reading the most current research in therapy and participates in both individual and group supervision. & She is on the road to achieving her LPC.

Becky cherishes the time she has with her husband of 35 years, their 5 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws and many grandbabies. Becky’s entire family are big fans of Manchester United soccer and the community that it brings. She also enjoys venturing to the beach and drinking good coffee. She cultivates honesty, individual growth and a safe space in and out of the office.

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Wendy Hughes, MSCC, LPC, CCTP

Wendy is a Licensed Professional Counselor (NJ Lic #37PC000581400). She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Rowan University in 2010 where she graduated summa cum laude. She continued her education at Cairn University where she was awarded the Linda Babb Scholarship for academic excellence, a Master’s of Science in Counseling, and a certificate in professional counseling in 2013, which prepared for obtaining her professional license from the state of NJ.

She enjoys helping people with a wide range of challenges including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, marital conflict, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), trauma, family issues and more.

In addition, Wendy has specialized training from the University of Pennsylvania to specifically treat a variety of anxiety disorders (such as OCD) and is skilled in utilizing exposure and response prevention techniques. She has been successful in helping clients with OCD see reduction and even remission of their OCD symptoms.

Wendy has a background as a first responder and is experienced in treating the unique issues that come with being a police officer, firefighter, paramedic, EMT or combat veteran. She has an integrative approach to counseling, but her primary focus is cognitive and behavioral in nature. Wendy also offers a faith-based option (only by request as we honor all faith beliefs) for those who are looking to grow in their Christian faith, are struggling in areas pertaining to their faith or want counseling coming from a faith-based perspective.

Wendy uses an approach that is specifically tailored to the individual. The treatment can include evidence-based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) along with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), sometimes called Exposure and Ritual Prevention. Most importantly, Wendy Looks at the whole person, with a non-judgmental approach, and works with the client collaboratively to find relief.

Wendy Hughes

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Adriana Willey, LPC

Adriana Willey is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  She earned her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University. Adriana's experience is in counseling individuals, attachment counseling for adopted children and their families, and the integration of the Christian faith and psychology for healing. Her expertise is in the areas of anxiety, depression, relational trauma, and adoption. Adriana is a wife and mother to two biological sons and one foster daughter. Between counseling and her family, Adriana enjoys reading widely, book clubs, nature walks, friendships, her local church, and trying her hand at writing poetry.

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