Charles Smiley


Charles Smiley has been an employee at the Morton Center since April 2023. Charles obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2015 from the University of Louisville, received a Bachelor of Social Work degree in 2017, and obtained a Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) in 2019, from the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville. Charles has nearly 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in the mental health field. Charles has worked in various settings providing services from psychiatric emergencies, crisis stabilizations/residential, criminal justice, homelessness/housing, developmental disabilities, private practice, school-based therapy, community-based therapy, and individual/family therapy.

Charles’s role at The Morton Center is a counselor/therapist after recently transitioning into the Substance Abuse field. Charles’s role consists of providing support, presenting psychoeducation materials, group processing, mental health implementation, and to establish tools, resources, and identify barriers in substance abuse treatment to promote individuals with an improved quality of life post recovery.

Charles is very passionate in his efforts in providing services while applying his past experiences to deliver impactful services to empower change and stability. Through evidenced-based research, he applies different modalities in his treatments to be person-centered and tailored towards goal oriented achievement.

In his spare time, Charles looks forward to spending time with his family, engaging in sports, being outside/hiking, learning new skills, and binging Netflix.

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