Samantha is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Associate and a Certified Addictions Counselor in the state of South Carolina. She holds a BA in Psychology from Columbia College and a MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Converse College. She has extensive training in Motivational Interviewing (MI) and continues to use a scope of therapeutic approaches, such as Structural Family Therapy (SFT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Samantha has been a counselor since 2008, working with children, families, couples, and individuals with various psychiatric and/or substance use issues. She has worked within the home settings, Community Mental Health Centers, Greenville County Schools, Greenville Health Systems, Private Substance Use Treatment Centers, and Psychiatric Hospitals. Samantha likes to accompany alongside her clients on their journey through life and serves as a compass to help clients determine the best route for them by building her clients autonomy and allowing them to be the experts in their life situations.
Makarios believes in the transformative power of cultivating connections—with ourselves, with other people, and with the world around us. He is a Licensed Independent Social Worker who provides therapy for couples, adult individuals, and groups.In his work with couples, he uses the Gottman Method to help partners deepen their friendship, manage conflict effectively, and create shared meaning and purpose. As a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator, he provides premarital counseling to help couples explore strength and growth areas, understand personality differences, and maximize teamwork. With individuals, he primarily uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, which focuses on clarifying one’s values and using mindfulness to maximize one’s potential for a rich, full, and meaningful life.
Makarios also has extensive experience facilitating interpersonal process groups. In such groups, the focus is on “here and now” experiences of the group members, thereby providing participants with the opportunity to find new ways to relate to themselves and others in a safe, supportive environment.
Makarios has worked in both public and private sectors, including a community mental health center, a school of medicine, and a substance use disorder agency. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Philosophy from Northeastern University and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina. He is also a Certified Addictions Counselor. Makarios brings warmth, humor, acceptance, and compassion to the therapeutic process. For more information, visit MakariosTabor.com.
Miranda is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of South Carolina. She and has an M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and has a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from North Greenville University. She has been trained in Christian Counseling and holds a South Carolina School Counseling Teaching Certification. Therapeutic strategies that she uses in her practice include, but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Client-Centered, and Emotionally-Focused Therapy.
Miranda has experience working within a group home setting, inpatient facilities, churches, school systems, and community mental health centers. Her areas of interest focus on relationship issues, anxiety, depression, life adjustments, marital problems, family concerns, and other life stressors. Her passion is working with couples, as well as helping clients individually reach their goals and find freedom from emotional pain and distress. Miranda values the relationship between the client and therapist and works hard to build rapport to help build trust. She likes to empower clients, so they can have emotionally healthier lifestyles, better relationships with others, and more positive family environments.
She provides comprehensive psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families, and groups to facilitate and support healthy relationships, lifestyles, and interpersonal growth for her clients.
Meg Rigamonti is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of South Carolina. She has a B.A. in Christian Studies from North Greenville University and a M.A. in Clinical Counseling from Columbia International University. She is state-rostered through MUSC and trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) which is designed for children aged 6-18 to process their trauma and reduce anxiety while also improving communication with their caregivers.
Meg has experience working with families both in the clinical and the Christian pastoral setting, and can provide either clinical counseling or faith-based counseling. Meg specializes in helping clients navigate the messiness of life whether it’s a child struggling with impulsivity, a teenager wading through the muck of anxiety and depression, a young couple discovering the new challenges of parenthood, or a couple looking for guidance as they prepare for marriage.
Rob is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of South Carolina. Rob is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Reality Therapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Rob has experience working with children, adolescents, families, and groups. He also has experience addressing issues of grief, anger, depression, anxiety, school difficulties, family issues, self-harm, suicidal ideation, and behavioral concerns. Rob is skilled in adapting best practice modalities to address the uniqueness of each individual or family need.
Rob has an undergraduate degree in English from University of South Carolina (Spartanburg) and a Masters/Educational Specialist degree in Mental Health Counseling from Gardner-Webb University. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina and Virginia. Rob has been working in the counseling field since 1999 where he began at Eckerd Youth Alternative, a year long wilderness camp for at risk adolescents. Rob has experience in clinical, school, in-home services, and private settings.
Heather Younts, MA, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor that has extensive experience working with pre-teens, adolescents, families and young adults. She often uses a cognitive-behavioral approach, but incorporates other treatment modalities to best suit each client's individual needs. She is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) that is designed to help ages 6-18 who have experienced traumatic and upsetting life events.
Her areas of special focus include helping those struggling with Attention-Deficit Disorder, depression, anxiety, trauma, and other issues related to phase of life, adjustment, relational, academic, and other stressful life events. Ms. Younts is bilingual and also works with Spanish speaking individuals and families. She is committed to coming alongside her clients to help them through difficult times of transition and crisis.
Ms. Younts holds a B.A. in Psychology and Spanish from Erskine College and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Columbia International University.
Faye Slater is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Grief Counselor. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Coastal Carolina University and a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Counseling from the Citadel College of Professional and Graduate Studies. She is certified in Grief Education and Counseling through the Association for Death Education and Counseling.
Faye’s practice is dedicated to working primarily with couples and individuals seeking relationship counseling. Her training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, which encompasses clinically-proven theories and approaches to relationship problems, enables her to help you:
When couples decide that ending their marriage is the right course of action, Faye can provide professional guidance through the difficult emotional stages of separation and divorce. Her goal with these couples is to help them resolve negative feelings to achieve an amicable parting and, for those with children, a healthy co-parenting partnership.
Faye also offers individual counseling for those who are seeking to improve their relationship skills or heal from the loss of a relationship through break-up, divorce, or death.
Please visit Faye’s website at fayeslater.com to learn more about her services.
Renee is a licensed professional counselor and supervisor who specializes in the treatment of adolescents, children and families, helping her clients deal with depression, grief, loss, anger, anxiety, divorce and school-related issues by utilizing play therapy and cognitive-behavioral interventions. Ms. Potter developed and implemented a countywide school based mental health counseling program for multiple school districts in Anderson County.
She directs and provides crisis response/ intervention and utilizes psychological first aid and triage training for crisis teams, school administrators and officials. She facilitates groups for children and adolescents on a variety of issues such as social skills, anger management, self-esteem, stress reduction and grief and loss. She is licensed in South Carolina and Ohio and is board certified Professional Counselor with the American Psychotherapy Association.
Natasha is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of South Carolina. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina, and a M.A. of Mental Health Counseling from Webster University. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Child-Parent Relational Therapy (CPRT), and Cultural Awareness.
Natasha also is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Natasha has been working in the mental health field since 2008 in both the public and private sectors and is passionate about helping others.
Natasha has worked extensively with families, with her focus being on enhancing relationships and family bonds. She provides services to families who are struggling with children’s behavior problems, depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, and the effects of trauma.
Natasha is bilingual and offers counseling services in either English or Spanish. She can provide individual, family, marital, or group counseling to help address her client and/or family’s needs.
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Natasha es una Consejera Licenciada Profesional en el estado de Carolina del Sur. Ella tiene su Licenciatura en Psicología y Justicia Criminal de la Universidad de Carolina del Sur, y una Maestría en Consejería de Salud Mental de la Universidad de Webster.
Ella ha estado trabajando en consejería desde el 2008, y es una persona muy apasionada en su profesión para ayudar a los demás. Natasha ha trabajado mucho con familias, y se enfoca en mejorar los vínculos familiares, y avanzar hacia un ambiente más enriquecedor.
Ella ofrece servicios a las familias que están luchando con problemas de comportamiento de los niños, victimas de trauma, depresión, ansiedad, manejo de la ira, la autoestima, y más. Natasha es bilingüe y ofrece servicios de consejería, sea en ingles o español. Tambien ofrece servicios individuales, de familia, de parejas, o de grupo para ayudar con las necesidades en las familias.
Cynthia Marks is a Licensed Counseling Psychologist in private practice since 1996, who works with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years and has practiced in public and private sectors, including inpatient, outpatient, and community-based settings. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, child behavior problems, ADHD, parenting, and relationship issues.
She has special expertise in child and family therapy, and is experienced in family systems therapy, play therapy, and cognitive-behavioral treatment of childhood behavior problems, depression, and anxiety, including OCD.
Dr. Marks received her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia. She also holds an MA degree in Counseling Pyschology, with a specialty in Counseling Children, from Boston College. She received her residency training at the Medical College of Georgia.