Jacquie Atkins and Channing Proctor Join SEL4SC Board of Directors

The Social Emotional Learning Alliance for South Carolina (SEL4SC) is proud to welcome Channing Proctor and Jacquie Atkins, MS, LPC to its board of directors.

A graduate of the Citadel, Proctor has spent more than two decades as a top performer and peer leader in pharmaceutical sales and management with a primary concentration in the medical device, capital equipment, and pharmaceutical fields, where he’s worked directly with physicians, related staff, and hospital administrators. 

Channing Proctor

Proctor has also served the community as the Founder and President Emeritus of the Charleston Miracle League, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that gives kids and adults with special needs the opportunity to play sports at a million-dollar complex built specifically for them. Since its inception in 2003, the Charleston Miracle League has touched the lives of thousands in the Charleston area.

“Channing’s experience and success in both the business and nonprofit worlds — as well as his heart for the community — will be huge assets to SEL4SC as we expand and refine our initiatives,” says Wendy Methvin, Executive Director of SEL4SC.

Jacquie Atkins, MS, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor and co-owner of Anchors of Hope Counseling Center, who holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Psychology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services, both from Evangel University in Springfield, MO. She specializes in attachment-based work with teens, families, individuals, and couples.

Jacquie Atkins

Atkins began her clinical work in 2013 working with children within the foster system. During this time, she was honored to provide support and guidance to foster children, their birth parents, and their foster families. In walking alongside children and their biological and foster families, Atkins saw the deep impact that trauma has on families. At the same time, she got to witness firsthand how facilitating healthy attachments for children, teens, and adults could bring significant healing into individuals and family-systems.

In October of 2020, Atkins began pursuing advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Jacquie utilizes EFT and other evidence-based approaches to help families grow closer together and heal from trauma. In addition to appearing as an expert panelist during SEL4SC’s Screenagers events,  Atkins currently serves on the organization’s Mental Health Advisory Board.

“Jacquie will make an excellent addition to our board, as she brings a wealth of knowledge in not only the mental health realm, but also in her previous experience as an executive director for Life Resources Counseling Center in Charleston,” says Methvin.

The addition of Proctor and Atkins to the SEL4SC board coincides with the departure of Butch Howard, who joined the SEL4SC board in 2022, and who is leaving to pursue other personal and philanthropic interests. 

“We will always be grateful to Butch for his time, efforts, and encouragement while working with SEL4SC,” says Methvin. “His vision, perspective, experience, and insights will long benefit our team and our mission.”

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