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COUNSELING & THERAPY

Of the professionals who serve at The Life Guidance Center, thirteen are licensed as either counselors or therapists. Their combined areas of expertise include:

 

Anger Management, Therapy for Anxiety, Art Therapy, Behavioral Issues, Bereavement, Body Image, Children/Adolescents, Codependency, Conflict Resolution, Couples, Depression, Divorce​, Elder Care, EMDR, Gender Issues, Grief/Loss, LGBT, Life Balance, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), Marriage, Panic Attacks, Parenting, Phobias, Recovery, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Sexuality, Speech Pathology, Spirituality, Stress Management, Stuttering, Substance Abuse, Trauma and Wellness.

Below is a listing of our counselors and therapists, including specialties, payments accepted and contact information:
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Judy Heath, MSW, LISW-CP

Psychotherapist & Co-Founder of The Life Guidance Center

Specialties: Anxiety, Grief, Life Balance, Self-Esteem, Relationships, Gender Issues

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Card, or Venmo.

Contact: (843) 735-5900, ext. 103, email JudyHeathTherapist@gmail.com

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Peggy Sudol, LMFT, LMFTS

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Supervisor

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement, Relationships, Divorce and Substance Abuse.

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check or Credit/Debit Card, Insurance (BlueCross BlueShield, Tricare, United Health Care, Optum Health)

Contact: (843) 735-5900, ext. 104.

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Bonnie Compton, APRN, BC, CPNP

Child & Adolescent Therapist, Parent Coach

Specialties: Parent Coaching, Children & Adolescent TherapistEnd of Life Doula, Conscious Living & Dying Coach

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Card or Venmo

Contact: 843-718-1551, bonnie@bonniecompton.com, Parent Coaching: www.bonniecompton.com. End of Life Doula: www.gentleheartjourneys.com

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Austin O'Malley, LPC, MAC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor

Specialties: Anxiety, Bereavement, Codependency, Depression, Substance Abuse, Recovery, Relationships, Spirituality & Trauma-focused EMDR.

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check or Credit Card.

Contact: (843) 735-5900, ext. 109 or (843) 609-8694.

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Howard Held, LISW-CP

Psychotherapist

Specialties: Depression, Divorce, Employment Issues, Marital Discord, Relationships, Stress Management.

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check or Insurance (Accepts most panels including Cigna, Will not accept United, Medicare, & Medicaid).

Contact: (843) 735-5900, ext. 113.

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Stephanie Sullivan, LPC, CHC, MAC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Health Coach, Master Addiction Counselor

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Health/Wellness, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Substance Abuse/Recovery.

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check or Credit Card, Blue Cross Blue Shield 

Contact: (843) 345-5121 or email: S_Sullivan989@hotmail.com 

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Angela McInvale, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified EFT Therapist

Specialties: Adjustment challenges, Relationships,Trauma/PTSD, Couples and Family Therapy.

Payments Accepted:  Cash, Check, and Credit Card. Superbilling statements provided for insurance reimbursement. 

Contact: (843) 642-4964 or mcinvalemail@gmail.com

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Adrian Novit, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Specialties:  Life Transitions, Self-Esteem, ADHD, Stress Management, Adoption.

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Card, Blue Cross Blue Shield. 

Contact: (843) 410-8448 or dradriannovit@gmail.com (telehealth appointments also available)

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Irene Lagan Chambers, LPC

Psychotherapist

Specialties: Trauma/PTSD & Stress-Related Disorders, Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Health & Wellness Coaching, EMDR

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Card, online payment. Superbilling statements provided for insurance reimbursement. 

Contact: 843-779-9563irene@corecounselingchs.com, or visit: www. corecounselingchs.com

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Brian Ronnenberg, LPCA

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Hollistic Based Counselor, EMDR Certified

Specialties: Stress Related Disorders, Substance Abuse, Crisis and Trauma, Depression.

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Card or Online Payment.

Contact: (843) 310-2216 or email Brian@CharlestonFlowTherapy.com.

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Sharon Hite, CCC/SLP, M.Ed.

Speech Language Pathologist

Specialties: Speech Issues related to Stuttering and Parkinson’s Disease; SpeechEasy provider.

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check or Medicaid; Veterans Administration Provider.

Contact: (843) 224-6258 or SharonHite@yahoo.com

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Paige Hopkins, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Specialties: EMDR, Anxiety, Depression, Grief,  Trauma/PTSD, & Relationships. 

Payments Accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Card or Venmo.

Contact: (843)-730-2825 or email: phopkins@charlestonetc.com

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Elise Richard, LPC, LPCS, LAC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Licensed Addiction Counselor

Specialties: Disordered Eating/Body Image, Anxiety, Depression, Self Esteem, Women’s Issues, Addictions, EMDR.

Payments Accepted: Self pay, All major insurance companies (except Medicaid, Medicare, United)

Contact: (843) 870-0278 or elise@avondaletherapy.com

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