Meet our Counselors


Glen Plumley, LISW-CP

Have you ever felt like your life is out of control? Do you have difficulty making decisions . . . maybe it feels like others are making decisions for you? Are you having difficulty getting over a past hurt, trauma, or relationship? Do you feel like you've lost your focus and need help finding, or reclaiming, your passion for life? If you can relate to any of these things, you're not alone. Many people feel this way.

I work with both individuals and couples to overcome past hurts, improve relationships, and set new goals. I can help with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and loss, and much more. I offer marriage and pre-marriage counseling, as well. I provide support to help you make the changes that you’d like to experience in your life and relationships.

I received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina.I have a variety of clinical experiences, including outpatient and inpatient therapy. I have earned the Academy of Certified Social Workers credential from the NASW.

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

Nathan Hansen, LPC

No matter your professional or personal perspective, your greatest challenge in life is often yourself. We often overlook realistic solutions to overcoming past hurts, improving relationships, or achieving personal growth. We get caught up in the “what-ifs” of the present and fail to make the meaningful change we need for wellness and success.

You want to be the best “you,” right? It may be the perfect time to partner with someone who actively listens and develops a relationship built on trust and care – one where you can investigate your beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors. We all need to work on overcoming roadblocks in life, but unfortunately, we’re often afraid or don’t know where to start.

I believe that you can improve your life and make meaningful change. I believe that you can achieve new goals. I believe that you can improve your relationships and overcome past hurts. I have nearly a decade of experience providing professional support to adolescents and adults as a counselor, life coach, and athletic trainer. I also possess extensive experience helping athletes improve mental toughness and reach peak performance.

My specialties include:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Couples Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Sport-Performance
  • Performance Anxiety
  • FLOW
  • Self-Harm
  • Crisis
  • Life Coaching
  • School Issues
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

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.


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. Emilee has 10 + years experience working with individuals and families of all ages ranging young adults to older adults in areas including hospice, long-term care, mental health, and counseling.

Emilee helps clients with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • 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, anxiety, trauma, and depression by incorporating mindfulness, progressive relaxation, EMDR, 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.


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 Management
  • Anger Management
  • Individual Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Military Families
  • Crisis Management
  • Life Transition Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Grief and Loss

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