Olivia Nettles, LPC, NCC, joined AltaPointe in 1993 as a therapist in child and adolescent outpatient services. Nettles steadily moved into management roles beginning in 1996 as assistant director of child and adolescent outpatient services and in August 2002 as director of performance improvement. She began her role in 2008 as the clinical director of AltaPointe’s children’s outpatient services. In her role she oversees the clinical programming of AltaPointe’s child and adolescent outpatient clinics and intensive outreach services, the transitional age residential services and BayView Professional Services.
With the closure of Searcy Hospital in 2012, she was instrumental in developing the Centralized Service Center. This department oversaw the placement of committed consumers within AltaPointe’s continuum and is currently the utilization management department that tracks and monitors levels of for committed patients involved in the commitment process. Prior to this position, she held the role as the Director of BayPointe Hospital and Children’s Residential Services since 2002.
A proven mental health counselor and leader, she also has been an active member of the National Alliance for Mental Illness-Mobile Board of Directors. Nettles graduated with honors from The University of Alabama where she earned a bachelor’s of science degree in commerce and business administration with a major in marketing and a master’s of arts degree in counselor education. She is a National Certified Counselor, and a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Counseling Supervisor in Alabama. She is an active member of the American Counseling Association, Alabama Mental Health Counselors Association and NAMI Mobile.