Behavioral Health Providers

PSYCHIATRIST

Ayodele Ogunforowa, MD
Site: Lugoff  and McBee
Dr. Ogunforowa obtained his medical degree of psychiatry from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He completed his residency at St. Vincent Hospital in New York, New York in 1999. Dr. Ogunforowa has been practicing in South Carolina since 2000. Presently, he is also employed with Santee Wateree Mental Health. Sandhills Medical Foundation Staff Member Since: 2006

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELORS

Tyanna Evans, MSW, LISW-CP
Site: Lugoff
Tyanna Evans received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina. With her interest in dual diagnosis she also pursued her Graduate Certificate in Drug and Addiction Studies at the flagship university. Mrs. Evans has several years of experience working in the areas of behavioral health in addition to the medical field as a case manager for trauma level 4 hospitals. Her work experience began in Charlotte, North Carolina providing services to Critical Access Behavioral Health Agencies. It was there she worked with children, adolescences, and adults with various diagnoses in the outpatient setting. She then advanced her skill to working with patients who were chronically mentally ill in acute inpatient settings. Her areas of her expertise includes, but is not limited to, substance abuse related disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and adjustment disorders. Mrs. Evans holds credentials as a Licensed Independent Social Worker-Clinical Practice with the State of South Carolina, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the State of North Carolina, and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Mrs. Evans is proud to be part of the Sandhills team, providing behavioral health services to children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Anna Lee,LISW-CP
Site: Jefferson and McBee
Anna Lee, BSW, MSSW received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree at East Tennessee State University and a Master of Science in Social Work degree at University of Tennessee. She has worked in health care for over 30 years, beginning in the field of nursing, with an emphasis on geriatric, psychiatric and substance abuse. Prior to working at Sandhills, Ms. Lee was a Medical Social Worker for several years, and a Counselor for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. She holds credentials as a Licensed Master Social Worker and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Since 2010, Ms. Lee has been proud to be part of the Sandhills team, providing behavioral health services to adults, adolescents, children, and families.

Matthew J. Wilkie, Jr., LISW-CP
Site: Sumter
Matthew Wilkie currently serves as Behavioral Health Therapist for the Sumter office. Matthew has served as Regional Supervisor and Clinical Consultant for the Governor’s Office of Continuum of Care. While with the Governor’s Office, Matthew implemented an evidenced based model, The Wrap Around Process, with high fidelity in the Region under his direction. Matthew received a Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina’s College of Social Work specializing in the treatment of individuals, families, and groups. Matthew’s research interest include: the relationship between vulnerability, shame, and their role while treating adults victimized during childhood; the effectiveness of experiential psychotherapy with traumatized fostered youth, childhood trauma, and traumatic grief. Matthew currently teaches for the University of South Carolina and Coker College.