Staff Bios

Sandra Alexander, PA-C
Founder of Collegial Behavioral Health

Sandra earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina, and pursued a previous career in Forensic Drug Chemistry and Toxicology. After working in crime laboratories in the Southeast, she became a consultant to forensic laboratories throughout the U.S. and Canada. Throughout her career, she spent hours processing illicit drug labs and overdose crime scenes, and she felt the place where she could make the most difference was in medicine, instead of law enforcement.

Sandra returned to Campbell University and earned her Master of Physician Assistant Practice degree, specializing in psychiatry and addiction medicine. She molded her practice skills with previous experience at Southlight Healthcare, Changes by Choice, Morse Clinics of Chatham, Vance and Johnston Recovery Services, and Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare. Sandra is a member of the AAPA, the NCAPA, the NCAPA Health Committee (Chair of Committee 2015-2016), and is a consultant for the NC Physicians Health Program.

As Founder of the Collegial Behavioral Health team, she leads in unity for your better life.


Shery Clark

We are excited to announce Sheryl Clark (Shery) as the newest member of the CBH team! Shery is a LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor Associate) and LCAS (Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist) who has earned her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education from North Carolina Central University. Shery also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Art Therapy from Meredith College and an Associate Degree from the Art Institute  of Atlanta.

Shery brings a wealth of experience to our team. For 11 years Shery worked as a mentor for adolescents who were living in homes affected by substance abuse disorders. Shery has also worked with the American Red Cross as a Disaster Mental Health Professional and has experience working with college students who have had difficulty coping with the stress of academia and peer pressure.

It is her belief that therapy is an active and shared effort, which is successful when the client’s hard work and courage is paired with her skills and experience, enabling the client to make changes to add to their quality of life.

While she still maintains her own private practice, Shery is happy unite with the Collegial team. She is committed to therapy that addresses the mind, body and spirit of those she cares for.

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Wes Wade

We are excited to announce Wesley Wade (Wes) as the newest member of the CBH team! Wes is an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), an LCAS (Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist), and a CCMHC (Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor). In addition, Wes earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Arts in Career Counseling from North Carolina Central University. Wes also holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from NC State University and will be starting his Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education this fall!

Wes brings years of community involvement and counseling experience to our team. He has served in faith-based men's groups since 2008, has worked with college students at NC State University since 2014, and has worked at the Walter B. Jones Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Center in Greenville, NC.

The therapeutic relationship is important to Wes, and he prides himself in developing authentic working relationships with those he serves. He is a firm believer in the power of therapy and challenging clients to take ownership of treatment goals to help them accomplish their dreams.

Wes maintains his own private practice in addition to a role at NC State University; however, he is enthusiastic about partnering with the Collegial team and the work we share. Wes is dedicated to working with clients and helping them overcome the obstacles in their life so they can move forward.


Marcus Ford
Office Manager

Our office manager, Marcus, is a Brooklyn, New York, transplant who loves the Carolinas. Apparently, big city life wasn't his cup of sweet tea. Marcus is a 2012 graduate from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. With a B.S. in Biology, Marcus plans to eventually go to medical school. However, from his graduate date in 2012 until now, he has worked as an EMT, a hospital patient care representative, and as an urgent care clinic manager. Marcus lives in Cary, North Carolina, with his wife, Victoria, and their two dogs, Sirius Black and Remus Lupin (and yes, they are Harry Potter fanatics).

As part of the Collegial Behavioral Health team, he is united for our client's better life. Please let him know how he can be of service.


Alex Sharp
Office Assistant

Our Office Assistant Alex is a good ol’ southern raised Carolina gal! The scholarship provided to her via her Native American heritage is one of her driving factors that pushed her to get an education, along with the love and support of her family. Alex obtained her associates degree from Wake Technical Community College as well as her bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University, GO PACK! Recently she was accepted into Pfeiffer University MFT graduate program where she will gain her master’s Degree. Her plan is to become a therapist after school and to one day open her own practice.

Here at Collegial Behavioral Health she is united and dedicated to helping our clients achieve betterment in their life so that they may live their best lives.