Meet Our Counselors & Staff
Rob Dove, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Director, has been a member of the Rhodes community since 1998. His areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, trauma and dissociative disorders. He also provides couples and family counseling to Rhodes students. Rob received his Masters in Social Work from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1993. From 1997 – 2006, Rob served on the faculty of the University of Tennessee School of Social Work, where he taught classes on Individual and Group therapy. At Rhodes, Rob has served as Co-Director of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), a national organization whose goal is to eliminate racism and all other forms of prejudice and discrimination. He continues to serve as a facilitator for NCBI, leading workshops on prejudice reduction, conflict resolution and coalition building.
Pam Detrie, Ph.D., Psychologist, Associate Director, signed on with the Rhodes Counseling Center in May 2006 after serving at the Memphis Church Health Center for four years. Her areas of clinical interest include: substance use issues, gender and sexual identity development, eating disorders and body image. She also coordinates Rhodes’ LGBTIQ Safe Zones program. Pam received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Memphis. Pam loves the outdoors, running, woodworking projects, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Chenobia C. Webster, DSW, LCSW, Assistant Director/Psychotherapist, is a native Memphian who joined the Rhodes community in August 2006. Chenobia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and is also certified as a clinical supervisor for those pursuing licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSWs) and Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs). Her specialties include anxiety and depression with an emphasis on adjustment to college, healthy relationships, diversity and developing mental health outreach programming. Chenobia obtained her Doctor of Social Work (DSW) in Clinical Practice and Leadership from the University of Tennessee Knoxville; Masters of Science in Social Work (MSSW) Clinical Concentration from the University of Tennessee at Memphis; Bachelors of Arts and Sciences in Social Work (BASW) from the University of Memphis. She is currently licensed as a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the states of Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. She is the proud parent of four children ranging in ages from 21 to 1. She loves cooking and traveling. Her favorite destinations are NYC and Boston (for incredible shopping of course). She also enjoys fun readings and some of her favorites are: Coldest Winter Ever by Sista Soulja, My Girl by Patricia Hermes and An Unquiet Mind by Dr. Kay Jamison.
Kelfey Williams, Administrative Assistant, is a Certified Medical Office Assistant who joined the Rhodes Community and the Student Counseling and Health Center in January of 2013. Kelfey is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration through the University of Phoenix. Kelfey loves spending time with her family and friends.
Emily Brown, M.S., Counseling Practicum Student, is new to the Rhodes Community as of August 2015. She received her master’s in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Memphis. Emily’s past clinical involvement has included work with adults and adolescents in individual and group settings and she has experience with a variety of presenting concerns including anxiety, depression, substance use, and eating disorders. Her current clinical and research interests include sexual and gender identity development, transgender and LGB concerns, body image, and sexuality/sexual satisfaction. Emily enjoys running, traveling, and boating, swimming, and anything else having to do with being on the water.
Hannah Emery, M.A., Counseling Intern, has been a part of the Rhodes community in some capacity since 2008. She completed her master’s work in Counseling at the University of Missouri-Columbia and is currently working towards her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Memphis. Hannah’s past clinical experiences include individual and group work with intimate partner violence, sexual assault, eating disorders, and trauma. Her research interests revolve around healthy/unhealthy relationships, unwanted sexual experiences, and trauma in the LGBT community as well as international issues in counseling and education. In her free time, Hannah enjoys cooking/baking, traveling, the outdoors, spending time with family, and playing with her two dogs.
Britney Simmons, BA, is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling student, at the University of Memphis. She earned her undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University. Britney also spends her time working with a non-profit organization called Girls of Leadership. In the organization, she acts as a mentor and instructor to girls between the ages of 7 to 13. Through the development of her professional identity, Britney has solidified her passion for helping others cultivate their strengths and grow to appreciate, understand, and love their personal truths. Her clinical and research interests include: human sexuality, love, communication, trauma, and anxiety. In her spare time, she enjoys watching action movies, creative writing, and spending quality time with her family, friends, and fur baby.