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Disclaimer: As a public service, Project BEST has developed a roster, or a written list including the names and contact information, of the professionals who have successfully completed the training requirements of a Project BEST learning collaborative.  Neither Project BEST, its coordinating centers, its partner agencies, nor its funding organizations provide official endorsement of the professionals included on our roster.  This listing of professionals is available for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace consultation with your physician or mental health professional.  The views and opinions of professionals listed on this site do not necessarily reflect those of Project BEST, its coordinating centers, its partner agencies, or its funding organizations.

Professionals offering services in Laurens County:

Therapists:Brokers:                                             Senior Leaders: 

Susan L. Anderson, LPC, ATR
Laurens School District #56
211 North Broad Street, Suite B
Clinton, SC 29325
Office Phone: 864-833-0800
Office Fax: 864-833-0804
Eastside Elementary Office Phone:
864-938-2962 (M, W, F)
Joanna Woodson Elementary Office
864-938-4167 (T,Th)
Cell Phone: 864-707-1952

Shameka Argo
Mental Health Therapist
Compass Counseling Services,  LLC
309 S.E. Main St.  Ste. 206
Simpsonville,SC 29607
Office Phone: (864) 962-7206

Jessica Bell, LMSW
Sexual Assault Program Director
Beyond Abuse
Physical Address: 115 E. Alexander Ave Greenwood, SC 29646
Mailing Address: PO Box 693 
Greenwood, SC 29648
Office Phone: 864-227-1623
Office Fax: 864-227-2923

Susan Bentley
Sexual Trauma & Counseling Center
115 East Alexander Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
Office: (864) 227-1623

Leigh Bostic, MSW, LISW-CP
Clinical Social Worker
Private Practice at Bay Laurel Center
110 Manly Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Office Phone:    864-298-8026
Office Fax:  864-298-8032

Jayne Clark
Human Services Coordinator
Laurens Mental Health
442 Professional Park Road
Clinton, SC 29692

Office Phone: 864-938-0912
Office Fax:  864-938-0926

April Coley, LPC/I
Senior Connections
Clinical Therapist
901 W Greenwood St
Abbeville, SC 29620
Office Phone: 864-366-4565
Office Fax: 864-366-4567

Tara Compton, MEd, LPCI
Avalonia Group Homes, Inc./Hampton PRTF
404 Hampton Ave.
Pickens, SC 29671
Cell Phone: (864) 770-3177
Office Fax: (864) 878-7276

Kevin Cooksey
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Owner of Family Builders Counseling Services
Family Builders Counseling
1965 Old Furnace Rd
Boiling Springs, SC 29316

Office Phone: 864-327-6304
Office Fax: 864-699-9639

Mallory Davis, EdS, MEd, LPCI
Clinical Counselor
Cyber Academy of South Carolina
330 Pelham Rd. #101
Greenville, SC 29615
Office Phone: 864-236-4006 x4035

Jennifer C. Duffie, LISW-CP
Clinical Counselor
Piedmont Health Group Counseling Services
103 Little Mountain Road
Ninety-Six, SC 29666
Office: (864) 223-5111 
(864) 223-9245

Marnie Frailey, LMSW
Social worker
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
4900 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-896-8914

Rosa Gonzalez, LMSW
Bilingual Therapist (Spanish & English)
Clinical Director
O.P.E.R.A./Centro de Familia
St James Episcopal Church
301 Piney Mountain Road
Greenville, SC 29609
Office Phone: 864- 355-2079
Cell Phone: 864-360-0658
Office Fax: 864-355-9225
Richard “Rick” Gorrell M.Ed., LPC
Clinical Counselor
New Foundations Home for Children
2300 Standridge Rd.
Anderson, SC 29625
Office Phone: (864) 260-4692
Cell Phone: (864) 940-9166
Fax: (864) 260-4699

Michael Guyton, MA, LPC
Clinical Counselor
Hampton PRTF
404 Hampton Ave.
Pickens, SC 29671
Office Phone: 1-864-420-4034
Office Fax: 1-864-878-7276

Teri B. Hipp, M.A.
Quality Improvement Director
Generations Group Homes, Inc.
820 Dunklin Bridge Road
Fountain Inn, SC 29644
Office Phone: 864-243-5557 ext. 222

Courtney Howard, MSW, LMSW
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Counselor
School-based Mental Health Counselor for Bryson Middle school
Piedmont Center for Mental Health Services
20 Powderhorn Rd
Simpsonville, SC 29680
Office Phone: (864)355-2195 or (864)963-3421
Office Fax: (864)962-0758

Holly May
Program Manager
SC Department of Mental Health
20 Powderhorn Rd
Simpsonville SC 29681
Office Phone: 864-963-3421
Cell Phone: 803-667-0729
Office Fax: 864-967-8617

Carmen Mulkey, LPC
Upstate Counseling Associates, LLC
P.O. Box 26976
Greenville, SC 29616
1 Chick Springs Road
Suite 115
Greenville, SC 29609
Phone: (864) 430-1676
Fax: 1-888-688-0780

Martha Moore, LPC
Child and Adolescent Counselor
305 Creek Road West
Greenwood, SC 29646
Office Phone: (209) 605-8983

Cynthia Neumire
Regional Counselor
SC Dept of Mental Health - Deaf Services
20 Powderhorn Rd
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Office Phone: 864-982-0984
Office Fax: 864-962-0758

Natasha Patino
Licensed Professional Counselor
Pettigru Counseling Associates
405 Pettigru Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Office Phone: 864-271-3549
Office Fax: 864-271-8282

Candin Phillips
Mental Health Therapist
One Havenwood Lane
Travelers Rest SC
Office Phone: 864-660-6233
Cell Phone: 662-816-4912

Caress Redd
Mental Health Counselor
Greenville Mental Health
124 Mallard Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Office Phone: 864-608-5936
Cell Phone: 864-608-5969

Kelly B. Roseberry, EdS, LMFT, CCJS, CSOTS
Executive Director
All About Change
2510A Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29615
Office Phone: 864-509-0774
Cell Phone: 864-704-0931
Office Fax: 1-877-629-7598

Pamela Rice
Facility Director
Alston Wilkes Society Columbia Youth Home
401 Lawand Dr.
Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-772-6191
Cell Phone: 803-530-0918
Office Fax: 803-772-5962


Kayla Shaw, MA
School-Based Mental Health Counselor
Laurens Mental Health Center
442 Professional Park Road
Clinton, South Carolina 29325
Office Phone: 864.984.7777
Cell Phone: 864.938.0912
Office Fax: 864.938.0926

Tamara Siders-Feno
Outpatient Program Manager
Carolina Family Services
106 S. Calhoun Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Office Phone: 864-283-0344
Office Fax: 864-283-0662

Jacorie Slater
Lead Clinical Staff
Alston Wilkes Society
3518 Medical Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
Office Phone: 803-799-2490 Ext.350
Cell Phone: 803-587-9942
Office Fax: 803-771-4766


Gail Smith, M.Ed., HSC I
Child and Family Therapist
Beckman Center for Mental Health Services/Edgefield
409 Simpkins St.
Edgefield, SC 29824
Office Phone: (803)637-5788
Office Fax: (803) 637-0753

Colleen E. Staton, MA, LPC-I
School-based Mental Health Counselor
The Beckman Center for Mental Health Services
Laurens Mental Health Clinic
442 Professional Park Road
Clinton, SC 29325
Office Phone: 864-938-1857

Chandra Sugalski, M.Ed., NCC, LPC-I
Excalibur Youth Services, LLC (Venice PRTF)
3683 S. Industrial Drive
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Office Phone: (864) 350-4604
Cell Phone: (864) 350-5265
Office Fax: (864) 962-6979

Vanessa Thandroyen, LISW-CP
Clinical Counselor
Still Wind Ministries
111 Lovett Dr.
Greenville, SC 29607
Office Phone: 864-234-1150 x 5
Office Fax: 864-234-1151

Ryan Wilson
Avalonia Group Homes
404 Hampton Ave
Pickens, SC 29671
Office Phone: 864-836-7220
Office Fax: 864-878-7276

Courtney Woodruff, LPC-I
Hampton PRTF
404 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, SC 29671
Cell Phone: (864) 551-1056
Office Fax: (864) 878-7276

Rayniece Young, MA, LPC-I
Clinical counselor
Hampton PRTF
404 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, SC 29642
Office phone: (864) 836-7220 ext. 4008
Cell Phone: (864) 419-8345
Office Fax: (864) 878-7276


Kathryn I. Bozik
Program Director
Foster Care Review Board
1205 Pendleton St. Ste. 436
Columbia, SC 29201
Office Phone: 803.734.0416
Office Fax: 803.734.1223

Charlotte Ehney, JD
Program Director

Beyond Abuse
115 East Alexander Avenue
P.O. Box 693
Greenwood, SC 29648
Office: (864) 227-1623
Fax: (864) 330-2053

Jessica Gawler
Violence Prevention Program Manager
Healing Species
PO Box 1202
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Office: (803) 535-6543
Cell: (803) 767-1198


Adrienne Jones
South Carolina Department of Social Services
93 Human Services Road
Clinton, SC 29325

Office Phone: 864-547-8081
Cell Phone:  864-923-3818
Office Fax:  864-833-2706

Caroline (Gunter) Marullo
Family Advocate
The Child's Place
115 East Alexander Avenue
P.O. Box 693
Greenwood, SC 29648
Office: (864) 227-1623
Fax: (864) 330-2053 or (864) 227-2923

Nicole McKinney
Clinical Case Manager Supervisor
All About Change Inc.
2510 A Wade Hampton Bvld.
Greenville, SC 29615
Office Phone: 864-509-0774
Office Fax: 864-509-0773

Pamela Pulley
Program Coordinator
Laurens County Dept. Social Services
93 Human Services Road
Clinton SC  29325
P O Box 2001
Laurens SC, 29360
Office Phone: 864-547-8080
Cell Phone: 864-200-1741
Office Fax: 864-833-2706

Diane Rowan
Foster Care Health Liaison
Select Health of South Carolina (First Choice)
4390 Belle Oaks Drive, Suite 400
North Charleston 29420
Office Phone: 843-414-2681
Office Fax:  866-533-5493

Faxie Watt
DSS Clinical Specialist
2638 Two Notch Rd., Suite 200
Office Phone: 803-898-8956
Cell Phone:  803-238-3374
Office Fax:  803-898-8971


Salley Branch
Team V Performance Coach
237 Log Branch Rd Bamberg,SC 29003
Office Phone: (803) 245-5147
Cell Phone: (803) 603-8453
Office Fax: (803)245-2184

Katie Brophy, MSW, LISW-CP, CAC-II
Consultant/Supervisor Building Families Program
302 South Broad Street
Clinton, SC 29325
Office Phone: 864-938-2694 

Byron Y. Dendy
Laurens DSS County Director
PO Box 409
Laurens, SC 29360
93 Human Services Rd.
Clinton, SC  29325
Office Phone: 864-547-8093
Office Fax: 864-833-1681

Brenda L. Gorski, Esq.
General Counsel
Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program
1205 Pendleton Street, Room 447
Columbia, SC 29201
Office Phone: (803) 734-1875­­
Cell Phone: (803) 497-5436
Office Fax: (803) 734-1694

Renaye S. Long, LMSW, MPA
Assistant Director of Children’s Services
S.C. Department of Mental Health
Division of Community Mental Health Services
Office of Children, Adolescents, and their Families (CAF)
2414 Bull Street, Room 304
Columbia, South Carolina 29202
Office Phone: 803-898-8340
Office Fax: 803-898-8347

Rhonda McCurry
Chief Operating Officer
South Carolina Youth Advocate Program
140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 350
Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-779-5500
Office Fax: 803-779-8444

Sally S. Mintz
DSS Liaison/ Project Facilitator
Department of Juvenile Justice
1620 Shivers Road, Columbia, SC 29210
Office Phone: 803-896-7538
Cell Phone: 803-984-2691
Office Fax: 803-896-7550

Brenda Parker MA, CACII
Manager School –based Services SCDMH
2414 Bull St.
Columbia, SC 29203
Office Phone: 803-898-8636
Cell Phone:  803-230-8003

Harold "Pat" Patrick, MSW, LISW
Families First Director
SC Department of Social Services
3366 Rivers Ave.
North Charleston SC 29405
Office Phone: 843-953-9846
Cell Phone: 843-412-3474

Tacey A. Perillo LMFT, LMFTS
Beckman Center’s Director of Child Adolescent
​and Family Services
Beckman Center for Mental Health Services
1547 Parkway
Greenwood, SC 29646
Office Phone:  864-223-8331
Office Fax:  864-223-3706

Lee Porter, MA, MEd
Chief Program Officer
Children’s Trust of South Carolina
P.O. Box 11644
Columbia, SC 29211
Office Phone: 803-744-4035
Office Fax: 803-744-4020

Rebecca Sharp
Senior Manager
Department of Social Services
PO Box 1520
Columbia, SC 29202
Office Phone: 803-898-1881

Whitney Vovou, LPC
Director of Clinical Services
Lighthouse Care Center of Conway
152 Waccamaw Medical Park Drive
Conway, SC 29526

Office Phone: 843-234-6122
Cell Phone: 843-687-3400
Office Fax: 843-234-6611

Roger Williams
Director, Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
South Carolina Department of Mental Health
214 Bull Street, P.O. Box 485, Columbia, SC 29201
Office Phone: 803-898-8301
Cell Phone: 864-230-4429
Office Fax: 8038988347