Meet our Counselors


Emilee Scruggs, LISW-CP

Emilee Scruggs LISW-CP is a Licensed Independent Social Worker of Clinical Practice. She has a Master's in Social Work from Winthrop University and went on to receive LISW-CP in 2014 with the ultimate goal of working in the therapy field. She is also a Member of NASW. Emilee has 10 + years experience working with individuals and families of all ages ranging from children to older adults in areas including hospice, mental health, and counseling.

Emilee helps clients with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Chronic illness
  • Relationship issues
  • Life transitions
  • Grief & loss
  • Self-esteem
  • Codependency
  • Chronic, acute, and terminal illnesses
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Age associated cognitive decline
  • Spiritual counseling

She is passionate about helping individuals to overcome fear, and depression by incorporating mindfulness, progressive relaxation, aromatherapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapies. Emilee takes a holistic approach, meaning involving the mind, and body. She works with individuals, family members, and caregivers struggling with chronic, acute, and terminal illnesses. She can work from either a secular or a faith-based perspective.


Nathan Hansen, LPC

No matter your professional or life perspective, our greatest challenge tends to be ourselves. Living in complacency, our mindset often overlooks solutions to moving forward and dwells on the "what-ifs" of tomorrow. You want to progress and be the best you. Have you ever considered working with someone to find this path? Someone who listens, and develops a relationship built on trust and care where you can investigate and change your perspective? We all need to work on overcoming roadblocks in life, but a lot of us are too afraid or don't know where to start. Why not start now by picking up the phone?

My specialties include:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Sport-Performance
  • Performance Anxiety
  • FLOW
  • Self-Harm
  • Crisis
  • Life Coaching
  • School Issues
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexual Abuse

I graduated with my Masters in Clinical Counseling from Bellevue University. I use the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Techniques with an emphasis on Solution-Focused Therapy. I am also certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Crisis Counseling.


LaKimberly Dowdell, LPC

LaKimberly Dowdell, a Greenville Native, is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has returned back to the area after living and working overseas supporting the mental health needs of our military. With this population, there has been a considerable amount of work done in the areas of Stress and Anger Management, Couples Counseling, Crisis Management and Life & Transition Management. She is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Certified Critical Incident Stress Manager and a Certified Level II Motivational Interviewing and Level III CBT Therapist. In addition, LaKimberly is also a Certified Parent Project facilitator- a position that brings with it a significant amount of experience working with youth with challenging behaviors, as well as their parents. She also brings more than 15 years of experience in counseling children, adolescents and adults of various ethnic, cultural, disability and socio-economic backgrounds. Her personal motto? "In all things, work to achieve balance".

LaKimberly works with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Anger Management
  • Couples
  • Crisis Management
  • Life Transitions

Glen Plumley, LISW-CP

My name is Cecil "Glen" Plumley. I received my Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina in 1989. I also earned a Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty Baptist Seminary in 2007. Having worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings, I have a wide range of clinical experiences. I am currently a member of the National Association of Christian Social Workers (NACSW), and have earned the Academy of Certified Social Workers credential from the NASW. I am also a Certified Advanced Hypnotherapist.

I have experience helping with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Marriage counseling
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress management
  • Mood disorders
  • Behavior modification
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Anger management
  • Grief & loss issues
  • Codependency
  • Self-esteem issues

Thriveworks Counseling
68 Pointe Circle Ste 3201
Greenville, SC 29615

Tel : (864) 952-4048

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8AM-9PM
Sat-Sun: 8AM-5PM

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