Our Team

Tia Cooper, LAC, AADC, NCACI

Program Director

Tia Cooper is a Licensed Addictions Counselor and an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor with a Master of Arts degree in Counseling. She has been in the Addictions Counseling field since 2000 and has extensive experience with licensed healthcare professionals, adults with dual disorders, and adults in outpatient treatment,  jail and mental health settings. She is a past member of the SCAADAC Board of Directors. Tia enjoys volunteering, reading, listening to music and vacationing on the beach in her free time.

(803) 896- 4765 or tcooper@lradac.org

Rebecca A. Payne, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Payne was a faculty member at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and held clinical, teaching, and research roles. She has experience in leadership positions in the clinical setting and within professional organizations and co-authored several peer-reviewed publications. ​Dr. Payne received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia in 2005. She completed psychiatry residency training, an addiction psychiatry fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina, and a forensic psychiatry fellowship at the University of South Carolina. She is board certified in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry.

(803) 896- 5737 or rpayne@lradac.org

Latecia Cobbs, MRC, LAC, AADC, NCACI

Lead Recovery Specialist

Latecia Cobbs is a Licensed Addiction Counselor. She graduated from the University of South Carolina, where she obtained both her undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Counseling. Latecia completed an internship at Richland Springs and worked as a Clinical Counselor at Richland Springs before transitioning to RPP, where she worked on the chemical dependency unit in detox & their IOP. She also has experience facilitating dual-diagnosis groups for Mental Health. Latecia has 21yrs of experience in the field of addictions.

(803) 896-5709 or lcobbs@lradac.org

Jessica Linder, LMSW, CACI

Lead Recovery Specialist

Jessica Linder is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker. She is also a Certified Addictions Counselor. Jessica has worked in addiction for over 5 years and has experience in outpatient and inpatient treatment. Recovery is a passion for Jessica; she loves working in the recovery community. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to state parks, and relaxing.

(803) 896-5704 or jlinder@lradac.org

Erin Griese, LPC, LAC, CAC

Recovery Specialist

Erin Griese is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Addictions Counselor and Certified Addictions Counselor. Upon graduating from the College of Charleston in 2004, Erin relocated to Miami, Florida, for 12 years. where she obtained a Master’s Degree in Psychology specializing in mental health counseling. During her graduate studies, Erin worked with clients diagnosed with various eating disorders in a residential treatment setting and then transitioned to working in the addiction field after graduation. Before joining the RPP team, Erin worked as a clinical counselor in the Women’s Intensive Outpatient Program at LRADAC in Columbia, South Carolina. Erin also has experience working with dually-diagnosed clients in the community mental health field and has worked extensively with Richland and Lexington County Probate Courts, serving as a liaison between treatment providers and the judicial system.

(803) 896-5685 or egriese@lradac.org

Don Korson, MA, CAC II, LAC

Recovery Specialist

Don Korson has a Master’s Degree in Addiction Counseling and is licensed and certified as an addictions counselor. Don started working in the substance use treatment field in 2005 and has worked in different capacities, including doing assessments, group counseling and individual counseling. He has over 10 years of experience as a case manager with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In his free time, Don enjoys watching sports and old movies.

(803) 896-5705 or dkorson@lradac.org

Robyn Madden, JD

Special Counsel/Administrative Coordinator

Robyn Madden is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Robyn has extensive experience working with licensed healthcare professionals and previously practiced healthcare, employment and administrative law. In her spare time, Robyn enjoys 5:00 a.m. gym workouts, relaxing in Edisto and following her two kids around the golf course.

(803) 896-5708 or rmadden@lradac.org

Paul Fox, LPCA, ADC

Recovery Specialist

Paul Fox graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Paul is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) and has Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification through Addiction Professionals of South Carolina. Paul has worked in the addiction field since 2018. Paul enjoys being with family and having adventures with his kids in his free time.

803-896-5707 or pfox@lradac.org

Dru Barber, MSW

Recovery Specialist

Dru Barber is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Master of Social Work degree. She has years of experience working with Professional Health Programs all over the country, developing an understanding of the various components and the benefit of monitoring professionals.

803-896-8658 or dbarber@lradac.org