Pettigru Counseling Associates

Leslie Hull-Kimball, LISW-CP Supervisor, CSAT

Leslie Hull-Kimball is a Licensed Independent Social Worker Supervisor and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist who provides individual, couples, family, and group therapy for adults and teenagers.  Utilizing therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and psycho-educational frameworks, Ms. Hull-Kimball assists clients in addressing their specific needs to improve their lives.

Key specialties include:

  • Assisting individuals with diagnoses of anxiety, depression, or behavioral disorders.
  • Educating and providing psychotherapy for couples and individuals impacted by infidelity, broken trust, and other relationship concerns.
  • Offering therapeutic support for those having loss and grief issues.
  • Working with parents and teenagers to assist teens in sustaining positive behavior changes.
  • Diagnosing and treating adults and teenagers dealing with sexually compulsive behaviors or sexual addiction.
  • Providing therapy for individuals, couples, and/or family members whose diagnoses of anxiety, depression, or behavioral disorders are intensified by alcohol, drug, or sexually-compulsive behaviors.
  • Leading psycho-educational and process recovery groups for spouses/partners and family members of those affected by sexually compulsive or sexually addictive behaviors.
  • Supervising Licensed Master of Social Work clinicians (LMSW) working to obtain their licensure as independent Social Workers with a speciality in clinical practice.

Prior to joining Pettigru Counseling Associates, Ms. Hull-Kimball served as a clinical liaison for the Departments of Juvenile Justice and Mental Health.  Additional clinical experience includes working with local hospices and Juvenile Drug Court.  She is recognized as a mental health expert for Greenville County Family Court and was recognized by her peers as the Child, Adolescent, and Family Therapist of the Year while employed with Greenville Mental Health Center.

Ms. Hull-Kimball holds a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Converse College. Having studied with Dr. Patrick Carnes and Dr. Stephanie Carnes since 2011, she became a credentialed Certified Sex Addiction Therapist in July 2013.  For more information please visit her websites at and

See the Going On and Coming Up page for more information regarding psycho-educational groups.