All of our counselors are licensed marriage and family therapists and/or licensed professional counselors with a focus on spirituality.

Kathy Chamlee, SCLPC, SCLMFT

Kathy Chamlee, SCLPC, SCLMFT

Kathy provides individual, couples, and family therapy. She is a Presbyterian minister who holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kathy is licensed by the state of South Carolina as a professional counselor, a marriage and family therapist, and as a supervisor for both of those licenses. She is a clinical member and approved supervisor of American Association for Marital and Family Therapy.

Specialties:

  • Clinical supervision
  • Family and marital counseling
  • Treatment of depression and anxiety
  • Grief counseling

Christine Dowling, LISW-CP

Christine Dowling, LISW-CP

Christine works  in group settings rather than individual sessions. She works with our MS Support Group and Chair Yoga classes which are offered at the Pendleton First Baptist Church.
Specialties:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Chronic pain
  • Relationship issues

Don F. Keller, EdD

Don F. Keller, EdD

Don provides individual, couples, and family therapy. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Secondary Counseling from Southeast Missouri State University and a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling from Indiana University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Supervisor of Professional Counselors, a National Board Certified Counselor, and a Certified School Psychologist III. Don taught for 33 years at Clemson University and six years at Anderson University.
Specialties:

  • Addiction
  • Grief
  • Stress and Anxiety Management
  • Marital Counseling

Lisa Matthews MA, LPC

Lisa earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Webster University, Greenville Metropolitan Campus, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of South Carolina. She received certification as a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) therapist and as a Hypnotherapist. She recently co-developed a DBT-based program for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder in an inpatient setting.

Areas of Focus:

  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • Group Therapy

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Dede Norungolo, MRC, CRC, LPC

Dede earned her Master of Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Carolina, is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and Licensed Professional Counselor. Dede works with individuals who have access and functional needs, life after trauma concerns, and with those working to reintegrate into community, work, and school following significant life-altering circumstances. She also serves as a Clinical Counselor with a behavioral health program and spent more than six years working with students with disabilities at Clemson University.

Areas of Focus:

  • Disability education, advocacy
  • Return to work
  • Access, functional needs
  • Life After Trauma
  • Academic Adjustment
  • Job Retention

Kathleen Pursely, LISW-CP

Kathleen earned her Masters of Social Work from the University of South Carolina. She has worked in the social service/mental health arena for over 40 years. Her work experience includes DSS, Public Health, Inpatient Psychiatric and hospice care. She works with individuals of all ages as well as children and adolescents.

In addition, Denise is a member of the South Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work (SCSCSW) and currently serves on the Board as Study Group Chair.

Areas of Focus:

  • Crisis management
  • Palliative care
  • Grief counseling
  • Play therapy

Nancy Terry, SCLPC

Nancy Terry, SCLPC

Nancy provides individual, couples, and family therapy. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Florida and a certificate of advanced graduate studies in Research Leadership. She has training in Expressive Arts Therapy from European Graduate School in Switzerland. Nancy holds South Carolina licenses as a professional counselor, national certified counselor, and a board certified life/personal coach.
Specialties:

  • Marital therapy
  • Treatment of anxiety and panic
  • Life transition issues

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Denise Tow, MSW, LISW-CP

Denise earned her Masters of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work and is a Licensed Independent Social Worker, Clinical Practice, in the state of South Carolina.  She has a generalist practice with experience treating depression, anxiety, anger/stress, grief/loss, trauma, ADHD, adjustment to life changes, foster and adoption issues, and relationship problems working with individuals age 10-90 y.o.

In addition, Denise is a member of the South Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work (SCSCSW) and currently serves on the Board as Study Group Chair.

Areas of Focus:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss