Our Team

“Life’s crises and transitions are best met through both the wisdom of religious teachings and a sound knowledge of human behavior.”

 

Andrea R. Helm

Clinical Director, M.Ed., LPC, LPCS

Andrea Helm is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has worked in a variety of counseling settings for over 28 years. For over a decade she has worked at the Canterbury Counseling Center providing services to individuals, couples and families in the Greenville community. Andrea hold’s a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from the State University of New York, Utica (1983) and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of South Carolina, Columbia (1993). Her work history includes: Inpatient and Outpatient Psychiatric Treatment, Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Pastoral Counseling, Family Therapy and Long Term Geriatric Care. Her great joy as a counselor is aiding individuals, couples and families to explore the abundant emotional, psychological and spiritual resources they have to heal from the various stressors, crises and challenges of life.

Mollie Murphy

Executive Director, M.A., M.Div., LPC, LPCS

Mollie is a Licensed Professional Counselor working in Greenville, South Carolina. Her training is in three primary areas: Pastoral Care, Family Systems, and Brief Solution Focused Therapy. This has allowed her to work with a variety of populations across the entirety of the life span from terminal illness to early childhood throughout her career. Currently, she works with adolescents, couples, women and families...many who are struggling with problems such as trauma, grief, abuse, parenting, life transitions, and interpersonal relationship concerns. She also holds her Advanced Certificate in EMDR. Her passion is providing a safe and supportive environment to help individuals and families develop a meaningful life that works for them in their unique setting. As a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Mollie can also provide supervision to licensed associates.

Jason Cochran

Licensed Professional Counselor - B.A., M.Div., LPC

Jason graduated from Columbia International University in 2000 with a Bachelor or Arts in the Humanities. He earned a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2011. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and a Board Certified Christian Counselor by the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counselors. Finally, Jason is a State Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) issued by the State of South Carolina Board of Examiners for Counselors, Therapists & Psychoeducational Specialists. Jason’s interests and specialties are Children and Families: parenting, adolescents, fostering and adoption; Addiction, Sexual Abuse: children and adults who were abused as children; life-transitions, work-related issues, pre-marital and marital counseling.

Catherine DuBose

Licensed Professional Counselor – Ed. S., LPC

Catherine DuBose is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has provided counseling therapy since 1994. Catherine holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology and Religion from Converse College (1988); and a Master’s Degree in Counseling (1993) and an EdS Degree in Counseling (2001), both from the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Catherine considers it a privilege to come alongside folks who are seeking healing and change and it is her greatest joy helping others gain a renewed sense of hope for the future.

Ethan Friddle

Licensed Professional Counselor - LPCA, M.Div., M.Ed.

Ethan is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate who holds a Bachelor’s degree from Furman University (2000), a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary (2004), and a Master of Education degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Clemson University (2012). Ethan’s counseling approach draws upon 18 years of experience providing direct service and leadership within a nonprofit agency which seeks to harness Greenville’s generous spirit to facilitate transformative life change for individuals and families. Ethan enjoys opportunities to serve individuals who are seeking insight and change, helping them to develop and utilize their inner resources as they experience challenges such as stress, grief and loss, life transitions, vocational issues, disability and illness, and interpersonal issues.

Joel Koontz

Licensed Professional Counselor - LPC, M.S.

Joel Koontz is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Richmont Graduate University and a Bachelor's Degree from Bryan College. He earned a specialization in complex trauma, which assists him in understanding the vast impact adverse childhood experiences have on adults. Joel also works as a counselor at a local homeless shelter, where he gets to walk alongside individuals who struggle with addiction, anxiety, depression, grief, and childhood wounds. His goal as a counselor-in any setting-is to help people gain insight, strength, and personal and spiritual integration to engage with whatever is before them.

Erin Kornahrens

Licensed Professional Counselor - MA, LPC

Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling from Columbia International University (2007) and a Bachelor's in Psychology from Winthrop University (2004). Erin has worked in various settings including group homes across the state, mental health and school settings in Greenville, Clemson and Furman universities, private practice, and most recently a nonprofit that worked to fight human trafficking and help women heal the trauma they experienced. Trauma treatment has been a focus across her career and Erin has obtained various trauma certifications and is a Victim Service Provider for the State of South Carolina. Erin's interests and specialties include: anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, domestic violence, grief and loss, adjustment and phase of life issues, spiritual issues, interpersonal relationship issues, stress, and women's issues. Erin has training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral. Her passion is to work with clients as they learn coping skills, challenge cognitive distortions, and discover that the issues they may be facing do not define them and to walk in their true identity.

Emily Odom

Licensed Professional Counselor – LPC, M.S.

Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has a diverse range of experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She works with both children and adults affected by depression, anxiety, mood disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, attachment disorders, addiction/substance abuse, relationship, and family issues. Additionally, she has extensive experience working with abuse, neglect, and trauma disorders. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), a gentle and effectual approach to trauma resolution, as well as several other mental health problems. She is also trained in Theraplay, an attachment focused treatment for children struggling with behavioral and development issues. Emily is a person-centered therapist who employs various techniques to facilitate her clients. She enjoys assisting clients on their journey to find strength through and past their struggles as they move towards a healthier future!

Conner Anderson

Office Manager

Conner joined Canterbury’s staff in 2021 and recently became the new office manager. She grew up in a small town in Mississippi and moved to Greenville in 2011 with her family. One of Conner’s main goals as Office Manager at Canterbury is to help clients feel comfortable and make their experience as pleasant and seamless as possible. Contact: conner@canterburycounseling.org

Leah Byrd

Administrative Assistant