Dr. Afet Kilinc

Dr. Afet Kilinc has been appointed as Executive Director of The Freedom Center.

MOUNT VERNON -- The Freedom Center’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dr. Afet Kilinc has been appointed as Executive Director.

After an extensive search process, the Board concluded that Kilinc’s experiences and credentials in the behavioral health field made her a great match for the Freedom Center, which has been providing quality behavioral healthcare to the residents of Knox County for 40 years.

In addition to the Executive Director role, Kilinc will serve as the clinical director and supervise programs and services.

Kilinc brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the behavioral health, accreditation, managed care, and government sectors. Before joining the Freedom Center, she served as the Director of Behavioral Health for Aetna Better Health of Ohio where she helped to implement Ohio’s Duals Medicare and Medicaid Managed Care Demonstration.

She is a Professional Clinical Counselor with 20 years of clinical and management experience. Dr. Kilinc earned a doctorate degree in Counselor Education from the Ohio State University in 2001. Dr. Kilinc will start on April 1, 2019.

Call the Freedom Center at 740-397-2660 for questions or to inquire about services.

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