Dr. Hamm is a native of Philippi, West Virginia who received her Doctorate in Psychology from Argosy University’s DC Campus in 2003. She began her career as a child and family therapist, but made a career shift in 2008 when she joined the Emergency Services Team with Smoky Mountain Center.
Dr. Hamm works out of our Waynesville, NC facility and has been a member of the Appalachian Community Services team since 2010. She began her work with the Mobile Crisis Team where she worked as a Clinician, Team Leader, and eventually as the Director. In December 2014, she accepted the position of Director of QA and Training. In this role she is responsible for leading and directing all quality assurance activities and well as tracking and arranging training requirements and training schedules for all ACS employees. She also provides Supervision and oversight to all adult enhanced services by providing clinical supervision once a month to staff members and ensuring medical necessity is met for the enhanced services of SAIOP, CST, and Peer Support Services.
She currently resides in Clyde with her husband, Jesse, and their twelve -year old daughter, Laurel.