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Ernie Kirkland, MS, CACII, LPC

Ernie Kirkland, MS, CACII, LPC

Specialties
Substance Abuse & Addictions Counseling
Degrees and Certifications
Licensed Professional Counselor and Credentialed Clinical Addictions Counselor II
Master of Science in Psychology, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC, 1992

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HopeHealth Specialty Services
600 E. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29506
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About Ernie Kirkland

Ernie Kirkland is a certified addictions counselor and a licensed professional counselor. He provides substance abuse counseling to patients at HopeHealth Specialty Services in Florence.

Education

  • Master of Science in Psychology, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC, 1992
  • Internships: Bruce Hall Treatment Center, MMPI Testing, Counseling

Research

  • Alcohol/Drug Client interviews, regional study; Supervised by Dr. Gordon, USC Health Department, Columbia, SC 1987
  • Alcohol Expectancies: supervised by Tony Cellucci. PhD, FMU Paper Presentation – Carolina’s Psychology Conference, 1988.
  • (Petty Cacioppo) Likelihood of Model of Persuasion: Supervised by Mike Jordon, PhD, FMU Paper Presentation- Carolina’s Conference, 1988.

Awards

  • South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Counselors Professional of the Year 2008
  • James M. Readling Counselor of the Year PEE DEE Regional Council of AODAA Year 2000

Associations

  • National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Member
  • South Carolina Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Member
  • South Carolina Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Board President 2013-2015
  • South Carolina Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Board President Elect 2012-13
  • South Carolina Association of Alcohol and drug Abuse Counselors Board Ethics Chair 2010-2011
  • South Carolina Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • PSI CHI Professional Fraternity
  • Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer South Carolina Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Board 2010 until present
  • Volunteer Hearts of Compassion Ministry: Counselor and Food Bank Staff 1996-2008
  • Rotary International

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