North Carolina Professionals Health Program Team

Joseph P. Jordan, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jordan brings more than 25 years of experience in the areas of substance abuse and mental health disorders to his role as NCPHP’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to assuming this role in 2016, he worked at NCPHP for nine years, first as the Clinical Director before taking on the position of Executive Director.

Before joining NCPHP, Dr. Jordan was the Ethics Officer and Director of Special Projects for The National Board for Certified Counselors, served as clinical director for a long-term residential program, and provided emergency psychiatric evaluation services while completing his graduate degrees. Dr. Jordan has previously served on state and national committees and boards devoted to the study, development, and refinement of the field of substance abuse counseling. He earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology and graduate degrees in Counseling and Counseling Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.


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Clark Gaither, MD, FAAFP
Medical Director
Dr. Gaither has extensive personal and clinical experience within NCPHP and in the areas of addiction and recovery. He has served as a volunteer for NCPHP for many years, as a member of the Compliance Committee (two consecutive three-year terms), as a member of the Board of Directors for five years (2002-2007), and as the Board Chair for two consecutive years (2004 and 2005).

Since 2000, Dr. Gaither has served as a physician monitor for program participants. He has also presented on behalf of NCPHP to groups at hospitals, physician practices, and medical schools throughout the state. In addition to practicing as a family physician for 27 years, he has gained one additional area of expertise — Job-Related Burnout — a valuable asset to the depth and breadth of services NCPHP provides.

Dr. Gaither completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Lenoir-Rhyne College and later earned his master’s in Biology at East Carolina University. After graduating from ECU School of Medicine in 1989, he completed residency in Family Medicine at ECU/PCMH in 1992. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2010.

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Emily King, MHS, PA-C
Assistant Medical Director
Emily King has been working as a psychiatric physician assistant for 9 years after graduating from the Duke PA program with her Masters of Health Science.  Following graduation, her experience started with working with children, adolescents, and adults in an outpatient setting.  Emily later earned her certificate of added qualifications in psychiatry and completed her training as a first commitment examiner while working in a busy psychiatric emergency department.  Emily’s work in psychiatry has covered a multitude of diagnoses including mood, anxiety, thought, personality, and substance use disorders in both outpatient and high acuity environments. Emily has maintained a relationship with her alma mater with ongoing precepting of PA students and continuing her placement on the Duke PA Program professionalism and admissions committees.  Prior to moving to North Carolina, Emily graduated from Michigan State University earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology.

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Cindy Clark, MSW, LCSW, LCAS
Director of Operations
Cindy Clark works in both administrative and clinical capacities at NCPHP. She oversees the participant intake process and is the point of contact for referrals. Cindy also manages the Compliance Committees for the pharmacy and veterinary program participants, working closely with the NC Board of Pharmacy (NCBOP) and serving as a liaison for NCPHP to the NCBOP. 

Prior to joining NCPHP, Cindy worked for five years with the North Carolina Pharmacist Recovery Network, the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy’s program for potentially impaired pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students (now managed by NCPHP). Cindy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. She attended the University of North Carolina, earning an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Social and Economic Justice. She then attended East Carolina University, graduating with a Master’s in Social Work. Since graduation, Cindy has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings, treating addiction and mental health disorders.

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Beth Byarlay, MBA
Assistant Director of Operations
Beth Byarlay joined the NCPHP team in August of 2015. She manages all administrative aspects of a participant’s case from evaluation to completion of the program. In addition, Beth handles all marketing and communications projects, including the NCPHP website.

Beth has held a variety of marketing positions in the television, publishing and medical software industries. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Beth later earned her Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas.

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Jerry Smith, PsyD, LCMHCS, CCS, MAC, NCC, SAP
Clinical Coordinator
Jerry Smith is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor and Certified Clinical Supervisor with over 17 years of experience in the fields of mental health and addictions treatment. Dr. Smith previously worked as a contract provider with the Federal Bureau of Prisons as the Regional Coordinator for outpatient treatment services for the past 10 years. He has worked in various environments including active duty military/dependent counselor, child/adolescent treatment facilities, community mental health, and addictions treatment that have allowed him the opportunity to gain experiences in working with diverse populations.


Dr. Smith obtained his Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology in July 2009 from the University of the Rockies in Colorado Springs, Colorado and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling in December 2002 from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.


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Keenan Glasgow, LCAS, LPC, CCS, MAC, NCC, ACRPS
Western Field Coordinator
Keenan Glasgow is the Field Coordinator covering the Western part of the state. Keenan has been working in the mental health and substance abuse field since 1999. He has served in many different capacities including:  private contract mental health/chemical dependency settings, criminal justice/corrections facilities, and residential treatment programs. Prior to working at NCPHP, he worked as a Community Support Team supervisor. Keenan also created, organized, and managed a Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient program, Comprehensive Outpatient Treatment Program, and a DWI Treatment Program. Keenan received his master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling in October 2010 from Webster University. 

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Bill Ingraham, CSAC
Eastern Field Coordinator
Bill Ingraham became a certified addictions counselor in the state of New York and has over 10 years of experience in the field of substance use disorders and recovery. He has worked in both outpatient and inpatient treatment programs. Bill has provided services to groups that include young adults, legally motivated clients, as well as uniformed and licensed professionals. He has served as a patient advocate for agencies such as the New York Professional Assistance Program, Office of Professional Discipline, New York State Troopers, and the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Before joining NCPHP, Bill worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor at an outpatient treatment program.  He facilitated intensive outpatient groups and provided individual and family counseling. He also performed legal substance abuse assessments for DWI cases, as well as domestic violence and child custody issues. Since 2014 he has been actively involved in the Eastern Carolina District federal court drug treatment program.

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Moli Jones, MA, LCAS, MAC

Triangle Area Field Coordinator

Moli Jones serves as a Field Coordinator covering the Triangle area. She holds a master’s degree in counseling.  Moli is also a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) and Master Addictions Counselor (MAC). Moli has practiced in both inpatient and outpatient treatment facility programs working with several special populations.  She has experience utilizing integrative treatment approaches developed specifically for PTSD and substance use orders.  She is involved with the North Carolina Substance Use Disorder Federation and actively participates in the NC DMV evaluation program.


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Jason Yates, LCSW, LCAS, CCS

Triad Area Field Coordinator

Jason Yates is the Field Coordinator covering the Triad area, including Guilford and Forsyth counties and other nearby locales.  Jason began his career in the field of substance use and mental health in 1998 working with the homeless population.  In 2009, Jason earned his Master’s in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  He is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS), and a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS).  Jason provided clinical and administrative oversight at Caring Services, Inc. which focuses on helping homeless veterans with substance use disorders and mental health issues.  Jason has facilitated trainings throughout North Carolina for the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) and has taught as an adjunct instructor at UNCG.


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Christianne Richardson, MSW
Case Manager
Christianne Richardson serves as the other case manager with NCPHP. She joined the team in September 2021 after spending over 10 years as a school social worker with a local school system in North Carolina. Prior to that, Christianne worked with developmentally disabled adults, children, and their families at a state residential facility in Butner, NC. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in social work from North Carolina State University, then later earned her Master of Science in Social Work degree from Columbia University.

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