Clinical Staff: Decatur

Kathryn Cox, LPC
Kathryn Cox is a Licensed Professional Counselor working in the Cullman and Decatur offices of Alabama Psychiatric Services. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama and her MS in Professional Counseling from Southern Christian / Amridge University in Montgomery, Alabama. Kathryn provides individual, couples, marital, family and group therapy to adults, children and adolescents. She utilizes a client-centered approach to therapy, with treatment techniques that include Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, Family Systems, Play Therapy, and others as determined by the needs of the patient.

Mark A. Jacob, LCSW
Mark A. Jacob is a Licensed Certified Social Worker, and has been with Alabama Psychiatric Services since 2004. Mark has extensive experience in working with children, adolescents and adults; both in an inpatient program and outpatient setting. He utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, sand-tray therapy, family therapy and marital therapy. Mark is the past board president for the Mental Health Association of Morgan County.

Patty Wilkes, LCSW
Patty Wilkes is a licensed clinical social worker who joined Alabama Psychiatric Services in November of 2009. She has over 30 years of experience as a clinical social worker, and primarily works in the area of adult psychiatry. Patty received her Bachelor’s degree from Oakland University and her Master’s degree from Wayne State University in Michigan. Her areas of concentration are bipolar disorder, anxiety and couples therapy. She uses supportive, insight-oriented and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.