The Mill House Team

JoeCraigProgram Coordinator, Joe Craig, MSW, CBIS

is a graduate of the School of Social Work at The Ohio State University. Before coming to the Mill House, Joe worked as a counselor for adults, families and adolescents in both community based and residential programs. He also has experience working with disabled adults in a group home.

Email:  joe@communitybraininjury.org

 


JamieWest
Maintenance Unit Coordinator, Jamie West, MA

is a graduate of the Rehabilitation Counseling program at Virginia Commonwealth University. She also completed her undergraduate work at VCU in Psychology and Women’s Studies with a minor in Religious Studies. Jamie has varied volunteer experience and currently does ministry with teen-aged girls at a local juvenile detention center. Joining the Mill House in June 2014 as an intern, Jamie stayed on to temporarily work as the Kitchen Unit Coordinator and now works as the Maintenance Unit Coordinator. She greatly enjoys interacting and laughing with members at the Mill House, as well as enjoys exploring their creativity while at the Art Program. Her hope as Maintenance Unit Coordinator is not only to learn more about Brain Injury, but also to get to know more of each survivor’s story. She wants to collaborate with members to set and reach goals they have, and to help advocate with members to show their Abilities are greater that any disability they may have.

Email:  jamie@communitybraininjury.org


img_0606Employment Coordinator, Whitney Bsharah, B.A. 

graduated in 2005 from Concord University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and minor in Psychology.  She has experience working as an in-home counselor, employment specialist and life skills counselor and has worked with children, adolescents and adults in the human services field for over a decade.  Whitney began working at the Mill House in August of 2016 and is thankful for the opportunity to learn more about brain injury as well as assisting members with achieving their personal goals in order to lead fulfilling lives.  When she’s not at the Mill House, Whitney enjoys being a mom, reading, attending concerts and spending time outdoors, especially in the mountains.

Email:  whitney@communitybraininjury.org


TamikaSheltonCommunications &
Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator,
Tamika Shelton, M.Ed.

is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Education.  She has experience working as an administrative assistant and therapeutic counselor.  She started at The Mill House in September of 2015, with the goal of learning more about brain injury and helping others while doing so. Tamika coordinates the Communication and Advocacy Units at The Mill House and most enjoys helping members with advocating for themselves and the brain injury community, something she finds so important. At home, Tamika enjoys spending time with her husband and watching basketball.

Email:  tamika@communitybraininjury.org


Mill House Kitchen Unit Coordinator,
Katiey Hamblen, BSW

Katiey is a graduate from the School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned her Bachelors. She has experience doing reentry work as an intern, where she provided services to citizens both pre and post release of incarceration. She also has experience working in a restaurant kitchen. She came to CBIS in 2016 and is enthusiastic to expand her knowledge of brain injury and is excited to continue working with this population in such a collaborative environment. Katiey works in the Kitchen Unit and most enjoys the collaborative way she and the members find new recipes and enjoy learning together how to make new dishes! When Katiey is not at The Mill House, she enjoys spending her time exploring with her family and friends, and most of all spending time with her many pets!

Email: katherine@communitybraininjury.org