Our Staff and Board

Leslie D. McCrory, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS

Executive Director

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Leslie McCrory has worked for 31 years in Asheville in the field of mental health and substance use services in direct care as a therapist, in supervision, education/teaching/training, and management.

Leslie received her Masters Degree in Counseling from University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1983. She continued her studies in Marriage and Family Therapy post-Masters and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, and a Certified Clinical Supervisor.

Charles A. Schoenheit, LCSW

Clinical Program Director

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Charlie has worked for 40 years in providing and managing community mental health care in WNC including serving as Chief Operating Officer and interim CEO of Western Highlands Network and most recently as ASCC’s Interim Executive Director. He has been aware of ASCC’s reputation for excellent services since its inception and has been a supporter for many years. Prior to becoming a staff member, Charlie worked as one of the therapists here at ASCC, and he knows how counseling can help clients improve their lives.

Pam Penland

Clinical Manager

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Pam’s background is in psychiatric nursing where she worked a number of years in psychiatric inpatient settings and community mental health. She has been with All Souls Counseling Center for more than 13 years and is dedicated to continuing the mission.

Nicole Almeida

Business Office Manager

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Before joining the staff of ASCC in October 2019, she has many years of experience in office management and leadership. She is passionate about the work of ASCC and is dedicated to supporting its mission of providing mental health counseling for the uninsured and underinsured of our communities.

Lee Stevens

Development Director 828-259-3369 lee@allsoulscounseling.org

Board of Directors

Chad Donnahoo, Esq., Chair

Larry Thompson, Treasurer

Pat Boyd

Sally Conder, Ph.D.

Richard Gloor, D.O.

Patrick Hardy

Melissa Stamatiades


Client Testimonials

I appreciate [my counselor]. He listens with no judgment but only caring for my well-being.

[My counselor] brought so much light to our marital issues. He helped us work through years of built up negativity. With his guidance, we were able to find our love and compassion for each other again.

ASCC has helped my partner and I have a better quality of life that we otherwise would not have been able to afford. Thank you.

[My counselor] is very likely saving my life. My gratitude has no measure. Thank you.

My experience here at All Souls has been so life changing. The amount of compassion and dedication I feel here is so comforting. I wasn’t sure I would ever get my mind and life back but I did and I’m so grateful for this place, I love it!

[My counselor] has been a lifesaver and a life vest in a stormy sea.

My counselor has and continues to help me tremendously and I have interacted with her better than any other counselor I have seen in the past.

[My counselor’s] calm accepting demeanor helped me feel comfortable and safe in discussing anything. Her suggestions were pivotal and realistic in helping me deal more successfully with my anxiety.

Where would we be without All Souls Counseling Center?

This place has been a literal life-saver. I have never felt more respected or understood by a counselor. Now that I’ve come here I can’t imagine what I’d do without this place.

[My counselor] has been a life-saver in so many ways. His practical suggestions are tremendous. His caring and empathy are palpable and so valuable to me at this time. I am so grateful to him and to ASCC for making this affordable.

I’ve noticed the changes in my personal life have gotten better and with the help of counseling I’m more happier and able to see growth.

I have come for both individual as well as couples therapy and I love the level of care I receive here. So thankful to have found you guys.

Exactly what I needed, in exactly the way I needed it. Eternally grateful.