Mary Fulp-Pye, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in a variety of areas in mental health for over 40 years. Mary received her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia in 1975 and her Masters degree in Social Work from UGA in 1977. Mary's experience includes Director of Intermediate Psychiatric Facility, Director of hospital social work, discharge planning, hospice and home health, geriatric mental health in the outpatient setting, neonatal and pediatric crisis, grief work at the third largest hospital in the United States. She has provided consulting services for Head Start, area school systems, psychiatric hospitals, 12 skilled nursing facilities, adoption agencies, mental retardation facilities, home health agencies, rehabilitation hospitals, and dialysis centers. She has served as an Adjunct Professor at Barry College in Miami, Florida, the University of Miami, University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, and Alabama State College in Montgomery, AL. She served on the Alabama Social work licensing committee, and was a consultant for the Southeastern Hospital Association on discharge planning and social work. Mary is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She has been a licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1980. She served many years supervising social workers obtaining their LCSW. Mary has served as field instructor for Florida State University, Valdosta State University, University of Georgia, Troy State University, University of Miami, Barry College, and the University of Alabama. In addition, Mary was on the committee that stringently worked and established the Master's of Social Work Program at Valdosta State University. Mary joined Valdosta Psychiatric Associates in July 2003. She has over 12 years experience in the private practice setting. Mary specializes in working with those who have experienced grief and trauma, as well as those with marital and family issues. She enjoys working with all ages.