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Our Mission
At StressCare, we desire to provide counsel and healing to all people directed to our practice; to be a recognized and utilized counseling resource in our community; to deliver quality counseling and stress management services for the entire family; and to bring these services to an expanding Northeast Georgia area and beyond.
Douglas Duke, LPC
Douglas Duke is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who specializes in stress management, as well as the treatment of depression, communication problems, and relationship issues.  Doug works primarily with adolescents and adults, and provides individual, couple, family, and group counseling. 
Paul "Skip" Cole, LCSW
Paul “Skip” Cole is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who treats individuals, couples, families, and groups.  Skip has many areas of interest, including childhood ADHD, child and parent conflict, mood disorders, anger management, stress management, marital problems, recovery from life’s traumas, as well as counseling with a spiritual emphasis.
Betsy Wicklein, RN, LPC
Betsy Wicklein is both a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Professional Counselor, who treats older adolescents, college students, and adults throughout the lifespan.  Betsy provides individual, marital, and family therapy, with specialties in women’s issues, eating disorders, grief work, relationship concerns, anxiety disorders, as well as counseling from a Biblical perspective
Jane G. Kilgo
Jane G. Kilgo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her bachelor’s degree from Tulane University in 1965 and her master’s degree from the University of Georgia in 1991.  She works with older adolescents and adults, offering individual, couples, and premarital counseling.  Her areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, women’s issues, relationship issues, abuse, and grief and loss.  She has presented to church and community groups on various mental health topics.  She and her late husband have three adult children and two grandchildren.  Jane is certified in critical incident stress management.
Marty Plog
Marty Plog is a Licensed Professional Counselor counseling full time since 1985 working with individual and family issues such as discipline problems, anger management, communication problems, marital difficulties, divorce recovery and depression.  He has extensive experience working with single parents, teenagers and adults, especially in the Christian community, and provides individual, group and family therapy.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Geneva College in 1983 and his master’s degree in 1985 from Georgia State University.
Sarah Sarah Beth Wheeler
Sarah Beth Wheeler is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master's degree in Marriage and Family counseling from New Orleans Baptist Seminary. She has worked with individuals, families, children, adolescents and college students. Her areas of interest include women's issues, eating disorders, anxiety, relationship concerns, childhood disorders and Christian counseling.
Sarah Phillip Costa
Phillip Costa is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned his Master's degree in Professional Counseling from Richmont Graduate University. He has provided counseling for adults, adolescents, couples, and families. Some of his many interests include; spiritual concerns, men’s issues, grief and loss work, marital and parent conflict, group therapy, and career problems.


Sarah Donna Slaboda
Donna Slaboda is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor who earned her Bachelor of Science in Addiction Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University. Her training is oriented around person centered, cognitive behavioral approaches and evidence based models for recovery from trauma and addictions. She believes in meeting the person where they are in relation to change, while honoring their unique needs and goals. Some of her many interests are women, families and adolescents impacted by substance misuse and abuse and recovery counseling with a spiritual focus.