Spalding County Counseling & Mental Health Services
Rhonda Barber, LPN
Rhonda is a Licensed Practical Nurse who joined the Pathways Center team in July 2010. Rhonda is a graduate of Flint River Technical College in Thomaston, GA. Prior to joining the Lamar and Spalding Clinic, Rhonda worked at Pathways Center's Second Seasons Adult Crisis Stabilization Program in LaGrange, GA. She has been providing direct care and service for more than six years.
Allen Lavender, M.D.
Dr. Lavender is a board certified Psychiatrist who joined the Pathways Center organization in June of 2015. Dr. Lavender completed his residency at the University of Missouri. Prior to joining Pathways Center, Dr. Lavender worked as a Psychiatrist for a local community service board specializing in behavioral health and substance abuse. Dr. Lavender has been providing direct care for over three years.
Brittany Thompson, LMFT
Brittany is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who joined the Pathways Center team in September 2008. Brittany is a graduate of Valdosta State University. Brittany has been providing direct care in the behavioral healthcare field for over eight years. Brittany also services as supervisor for the Spalding and Lamar Clinics.
Behavioral Health Clinic
1710 Highway 16 West
Griffin, GA 30223
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm EST
"This is a wonderful place for individuals to get help with emotional problems or for drug and alcohol abuse. I am a much better person than when I came and it's because I received your help."
"This has been the most enjoyable facility we have ever been referred to. My daughter always looks forward to her counseling (therapy) sessions. Thank you so much!"
“Pathways Center is very helpful to me.”
"I think the staff that I was in contact with here were very helpful and nice."
"I am really pleased with the Pathways staff even down to the receptionist. I came to the Griffin office for blood work. The nurse has always been kind. I go to Barnesville for all other needs."
"Pathways is fun because of the different groups and topics. I like the games as well as the activities."
"I like the service because I like the people, the teacher, the building, and the therapist."