Our Staff

Our Staff

Patricia K. Hill, MD.

Psychiatrist

Dr. Hill is a board certified psychiatrist who has practiced general adult psychiatry in the Statesville area since 1985. She has been instrumental in establishing both inpatient hospital services and outpatient psychiatric services in Iredell County. Over the past five years, having witnessed the alarming increase in use of addictive substances and deaths from overdose, she broadened the scope of her practice to include substance abuse evaluation and treatment. She is a registered prescriber for medication assisted treatment of opioid addiction and sees patients weekly for medication management and psychotherapy. Dr. Hill focuses on an integrative approach to treatment: she puts the patient in the center of an individualized treatment plan that addresses a range of physical, emotional, social and spiritual problems in order to achieve treatment goals. [ Credentialing and background may be accessed: ncmedboard.org]

Sally Dellinger, MEd, LCAS, CCS

Substance Abuse Counselor

Sally is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) and a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS). She earned a master’s degree from Winthrop University. Sally has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of addiction. She began her career in Mecklenburg County working at Seventh Street Detox Center and then moving on to facilitate a treatment program in Mecklenburg County Jail. Her experience also includes working with young adults and their families, clinical supervision, and educating students who want to enter the field. Sally is a two time recipient of the R.D. Grier Excellence In Education Award from Mitchell Community College. Additionally, she has been recognized by the National Commission Against Drunk Driving for program initiative and achievement. She serves as an advocate in our community on issues regarding addiction and recovery.

Nakeeta Sharpe, BS, CSAC, QP

Substance Abuse Counselor

Nakeeta is a Certified Substance Abuse Specialist (CSAC) and a Qualified Professional. Nakeeta earned her bachelor’s degree from Gardner Webb University. Nakeeta has worked as a substance abuse professional since she graduated with her associate’s degree from Mitchell Community College in 2005. Nakeeta has worked for several community agencies in Iredell County including Appropriate Punishment Options, Day Reporting Center, and TASC (Treatment Accountability for Safer Community). She has worked with both children and adult population. Nakeeta is passionate about working with individuals seeking recovery.