Meet Our Therapists

Shirley Hilliard

Shirley Hilliard

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

My name is Shirley Hilliard and I have been working in the mental health field in a variety of capacities for the last 12 years. I graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Masters in Social Work in 2006 and am a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) in Mississippi.

I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric population in a variety of inpatient, outpatient settings as well as in the schools.

Sally Smirthwaite

Sally Smirthwaite

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

My name is Sally Smirthwaite and I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker.  I have more than 10 years experience providing therapy services to a range of populations here on the Gulf Coast.  I have been trained in Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and understand the profound impact trauma has on one’s life.  I utilize a strength-based approach with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. I work effectively with all age groups and have experience with children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults.  I have experience providing therapy to individuals with various diagnoses including ADHD, adjustment disorder, anxiety, Asperger’s, bipolar, depression, and PTSD among others.

Meet Our Office Staff

Jason Van Choff

Jason Van Choff

Office Manager

My name is Jason Van Choff, as Office Manager. I ensure all of the day to day office needs are met, and I also maintain the practice's web presence. I am an USAF Veteran and retired Law Enforcement Officer. I have a Master's Degree in Aerospace Administration and Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration.

Sue LeMay

Sue LeMay

Customer Service Assistant

My name is Sue LeMay and I have been working as a receptionist/secretary and scheduler in a variety of settings for many years. I am a longtime resident of the Gulf Coast. My availability in the office is to help meet the office needs and to support the clinicians. I strive to be the friendly face you see and the friendly voice you hear at Practical Solutions!


Jacob Estrada

Jacob Estrada

Front Desk Associate

My name is Jacob Estrada I am a recent graduate of Saint Stanislaus College. I perform a variety of duties around the office. I most often answer the phones and handle scheduling matters. I strive to provide excellent customer service and ensure all of the client's needs are met. I am a life long resident of the Gulf Coast, and I aspire to obtain a degree in Social Work.

PSC&C Blog

Why Therapy?

Many people dismiss therapy as beneficial for them.  Some responses may be that one has friends to talk to, the problems are “not that big”, cost is an issue, or why talk to a stranger Read more…

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Address

15465 Oak Lane, Suite 100-G
Gulfport, MS. 39503

Contact Information

Office: 228-314-3626
Fax: 228-314-3141
practicalsolutionspllc@gmail.com

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