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Ebony received her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Gardner-Webb University and a B.S. in Psychology from UNC Charlotte. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate. Ebony has a passion for working with teenagers, adults, and families with issues such as anger, depression, suicide, trauma, self-esteem, body image, and relationships. Some of her therapeutic approaches encompass cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered, and solution-focused therapy. Ebony believes that the therapeutic relationship is the cornerstone to a positive counseling experience and makes every effort to provide each of her clients with the warmth and support needed to effect change.

Jessie is currently finishing her Ph.D. in Counseling and Supervision at the University of South Carolina. She received her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Gardner-Webb University and a B.S. in Psychology from James Madison University in Virginia. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Play Therapist. Jessie is also trained in Mindfulness based practices and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), a specialized training in Trauma and Trauma processing. Jessie works primarily with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families who are dealing with issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, grief/loss, anger, behavior, ADHD, ODD and gender issues. Her techniques include positive psychology, play therapy, and EMDR. Jessie believes that the counseling process should be a safe, collaborative, and supportive experience in which the client feels empowered and moves toward positive growth and change.

Kerri received her M.A.in Mental Health Counseling from Gardner-Webb University and a B.S. in Psychology from Appalachian State University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Kerri works primarily with families, teenagers, parents, adults, and couples: specifically, pre-marital and marital counseling She promotes healing from a traumatic past or stressful childhood, setting healthy boundaries in one’s own life and  in relationships, working with parents to set consistent boundaries or to adjust to life with a baby/child, spiritual growth and development, fear/anxiety, depression, stress, self-confidence, and lack of motivation. Kerri works with issues such as communication, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, anger, grief/loss, and adjustment issues.

Amber received her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Gardner-Webb University and a B.S. in Psychology from Cumberland College. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Amber works primarily with children, adolescents, and young adults who are dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, grief/loss, anger, behavior, ADHD, ODD and gender issues. Amber also works with families and parenting concerns. Some of her clinical approaches include emotional release, positive psychology, cognitive- behavioral therapy and play therapy. Amber believes that the counseling process should be a safe, nurturing and judgment free experience. 

Meredith Garrison is a NC Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and a National Certified Counselor. She attended Lenoir Rhyne University for her graduate studies and holds a Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She also holds a Bachelors of Social Work degree from UNC Charlotte. Meredith specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety, anger, depression, persistent behavioral problems, adjustment, trauma, grief, low self esteem and life stressors. Meredith believes goals established in counseling should be collaborative, creating a comfortable space for the client to process and heal.

Deborah received her M.A. in Agency Counseling from Gardner-Webb University and a B.S. in Psychology from Gardner-Webb University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor.  Deborah works primarily with women's issues, adults, high school aged adolescents, and families who are dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, anger, loss, trauma, codependency and life transitions.  Some of her clinical approaches include cognitive-behavioral therapy, emotional release, body centered therapy and EMDR.  Deborah believes that counseling should be a safe and nurturing environment that heals your mind, emotions, and spirit.

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