Chimene Mathis, BS , CEO is a 'home town girl' born and raised in Sylva. She graduated from Smoky Mountain High School in 1992 and then obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Western Carolina University in 1996. She began working part time for Sylva Clinical-PSYCHOLOGY! in 1996 & has been full time for the past 21 years. Chimene has developed excellent practice management skills over these years and is now our CEO! When she is not working, Chimene enjoys giving of her time by volunteering at church or school, avidly cheering on football teams either at home or live! by watching Clemson (GO TIGERS!) and the Carolina Panthers! You can also find her enjoying the outdoors whether it be exploring a new waterfall or a beautiful mountain peak, traveling, hunting or camping (especially beachside) with her husband, Chas, & their son, Colton. Chimene prides her work with our clients on remembering that, "The greatest good is what we do for one another" and exercising truth in "kindness is a wonderful way to let another struggling soul know that there is still love in this world."