McCallister joins Polk Wellness Center’s treatment team

Published 4:30 pm Friday, January 27, 2012

Licensed clinical addictions specialist Rick McCallister joins the staff at Polk Wellness Center to provide clinical services to clients seeking help with substance abuse. Polk Wellness Center offers addiction-counseling services, and, in addition, provides primary medical care, psychotherapy and wellness programs to patients in Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina.

Rick McCallister

McCallister holds a master’s degree in human resource development from Clemson University and is an internationally and nationally certified addiction counselor. He also has a Certified Counselor II certification in South Carolina, and is a licensed clinical addiction specialist in North Carolina.
Prior to joining Polk Wellness Center, McCallister worked as a counselor with Excalibur Youth Services Group Home in Greenville, and as program director at Spartanburg Detox Center, a 16-bed inpatient detoxification center.
“McCallister’s extensive experience as an addiction counselor in Polk County, Greenville, S.C. and Spartanburg, S.C. will enhance the intensive counseling services offered by the therapists at Polk Wellness Center,” Wellness Center officials said.
Polk Wellness Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering family medical care, mental health, substance abuse counseling, patient education and wellness services to residents of Polk County and surrounding areas.
For more information, call 828-894-2222 or visit
– article submitted
by Scarlette Tapp

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