A New Crossroad Staff
At A New Crossroad, we are your addiction specialists. We treat addiction using Medication-Assisted Treatment for recovery from opioids and other drugs.
We know that people need more than just medical care to recover from opioid or drug addiction. That's why our team of dedicated professionals at A New Crossroad offers a full continuum of care to help you through the journey to recovery: detox, outpatient therapy services and medication-assisted treatment with Suboxone® ,Subutex, Zubsolv, Sublocade and Vivitrol.
A key component of our success is the collaboration between doctors and therapists who work together as a team - so you don't have to go it alone when going through withdrawal symptoms and getting back to the life you deserve.
DR. WILLIAM SCOTT
A native of the Upstate, born and raised in Easley, S.C. After graduating from the Citadel in 1969, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era and was honorably discharged in 1972. Dr. Scott attended Clemson University, where he received his preparatory courses for medical school and went on to the Medical University of South Carolina to graduate with his Medical Doctorate (M.D.) in 1977. He completed his Family Practice Residency in Greenville, SC from 1977-1980.Dr. Scott became Board Certified in Addiction Medicine in 2009 and received a certification in functional medicine and age management through Cenegenics in 2012. He was also one of the first physicians in South Carolina to prescribe buprenorphine for addiction. He prides himself on knowing how to get people off of buprenorphine and works hard to the end of treatment. Dr. Scott's proudest achievement is being a person in long term recovery for over 20 years.
Linda is originally from Connecticut but moved South right after graduation from high school. After moving repeatedly from state to state, she settled in South Carolina and has been here since 1996.
After obtaining her Associates in Paralegal, Trials and Litigation, she worked in various paralegal positions for the next 18 years.
From her legal career, for the next 15 years, she moved on to be an assistant human resource manager and later took positions in program management for human resources, and eventually took over management of a staffing company.
In 2014, Linda was asked to join Dr Scott as his office manager for both his addiction practice as well as his family practice and functional medicine practice. Feeling like she finally found a home where she could do the most good, she has been devoted to his practices and patients since starting. Linda has a strong connection with A New Crossroad and her work there as she herself has been in Recovery since 1987. Because of the difference recovery has made in her life, Linda is passionate about helping others find their way through the darkness of addiction and alcoholism.
"Since coming into Recovery, each day has been a gift that I can only keep by giving it away to others. It's a mission that I pray to remain steady and on course with my hand out to anyone who wants to take it and walk the walk with me."
Assistant Practice Manager
Carla worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Alzheimer's Hospice for 2 years. She received her Medical Assisting Certificate in 2005 from Greenville Tech and received a Certification with the AAMA in May 2005. She worked in the front office at Eastside Internal Medicine for 2 years, cardiology for over 5 years with Carolina Cardiology, and later worked with AnMed in Family Medicine for 3 years. She received an Associates' degree in Accounting in 2019 from Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton SC. Currently, she attends Southern New Hampshire University for Business Administration in Healthcare Administration as well as PennFoster University for Billing and Coding with an anticipated graduation date of March 2022. Carla’s greatest joy is her family; she is a loving wife and mother of 4 and some fur babies. She also enjoys crafting – ask her about her homemade candles and lotions!
Jill graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1986 with a BA in Psychology and is currently pursuing her CAC-I certification in Addiction Counseling. She spent 11 years in the Army Reserve and then 11 years in the preschool setting as a teacher while raising her family. She joined the counseling staff at A New Crossroad in 2017. Celebrating 26 years of Sobriety this year, Jill remains engaged in and dedicated to the recovery community, hosting several meetings in the area. Working with people in recovery is Jill’s truest calling. She is also the mother of 3 beautiful children, with whom she enjoys spending time on Lake Hartwell. She believes that if it weren’t for recovery, she would never have achieved the profound happiness she enjoys today and because of that, she wishes the same for every patient she treats.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Kendall originally hails from the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Theater Arts in 2010 and from the University of Detroit Mercy with a BSN in Nursing in 2011. She worked in hospice, emergency, trauma, intensive care and home health nursing before graduating summa cum laude with her Masters of Science in Nursing via the University of Michigan Flint in 2019. By sheer accident, she had been placed with Dr. Scott as a nursing student, where she was introduced to the moving and challenging work of addiction treatment. She was instantly drawn to the staff and patients and has become an advocate for increasing access to substance use disorder treatment. Kendall believes addiction is just one of many facets of a person, and that all parts must be treated for one to achieve meaningful healing.
Kendall also oversees patient care with Personalized Healthcare, Dr. Scott’s medical practice servicing all ages, and Serenity Med Spa. She is the mother of 3 fantastic girls and 2 fur babies, and enjoys time on the lake with her family.
Counseling Program Director
Chuck Kuykendall is the Program Director at A New Crossroad, overseeing the day-to-day care of patients and the supervision of a staff of counselors. Chuck is a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) and Masters Level Certified Addictions Counselor (MAC), a Certified Addiction Counselor II through the South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (SCAADAC). Chuck holds a Master of Science in Addiction Counseling as well as a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling. His clinical and therapeutic experience includes specialized treatment for Opioid Dependency for the last 11 years. His work includes all other areas of addiction in both the public and private sectors to include a behavioral hospital setting. Chuck’s work as a specialist in Opiate Treatment has led to working with the state legislatures to guide laws to fight the Opioid epidemic, serving on the advisory board for the Governor’s Counsel on Prescription Drug Abuse and Fraud. Chuck is also a Veteran and currently drilling AF Reservist. Chuck envisions developing a system that better addresses the needs of the population of individuals who suffer from Opioid Dependency by identifying the “gaps” and shortcomings of the current treatment systems, both in the public and private sectors. Chuck believes in a comprehensive, holistic, and caring practice that fully meets the needs of the patient with individual care by addressing the mental as well as physical health. Chuck believes that every individual should be treated with care, respect, and given every opportunity to improve their life, regardless of their circumstances. Chuck has a passion to see SC as the leader in treating the Opioid epidemic and set the standard for the country in helping people recover. Along with being a military veteran, Chuck is a man of principle, fully dedicated to faith, family and his country and uses those morals in his treatment of every patient he encounters.
Tim is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. His career in medicine began when he joined the United States Army as a Medic. He earned his Bachelor of Nursing Science from University of South Carolina. While working as a Registered Nurse for an inpatient facility, he earned his Masters of Nursing Science from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He has gained experience and a passion for helping patients with acute and chronic mental health diagnoses while working as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Tim also has a passion for helping the men and women who wear the uniform, whether they are first responders or military personnel!
Tim is also SAMSHA certified to prescribe and manage patients through medication assisted treatment such as Suboxone, Subutex, Sublocade, and Vivitrol to aide patients with a history of substance abuse. He also offer Genomic testing in an effort to ensure his patients receive the safest, most effective medication options.
Jeanette is a strong, intelligent woman. She has been an administrative assistant for two years and prior to that, she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in New York. Originally from Philadelphia, Jeanette has over 20 years of experience with inpatient care and customer service. Her specialty was special needs, high-risk patients who posed a suicide watch threat or emergency situations where the patient needed constant supervision. She has recently joined her husband Tim at A New Crossroad, and together they share a passion for caring for patients with behavioral health needs and want nothing more than to help others find their way out of depression so that they can live happier lives!