“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.
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.
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.
Licensed Master Social Worker – M.S.W., LMSW, LCSWA
Nicole Felkel is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) working in Greenville, South Carolina. She earned a Master of Social Work from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and received a BA in Psychology from Salem College. Nicole provides counseling to youth, adults, couples, groups, and families. Her clinical interests include eating disorders, weight management, marital counseling, stress management, mood disorders (including postpartum depression), anxiety, grief, trauma, and self-esteem. Nicole utilizes in a holistic approach aimed toward physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness. She has advanced training in integrated care, mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and is a certified Positive Discipline Parenting educator.
Chesna R. James
Professional Counselor – Ed.D., LPC
Dr. James focuses on helpings adults as they face life’s transitions and the uncomfortable emotions that accompany them. Her case load includes men and women who suffer depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, post- traumatic stress issues, difficulty in decision making, career and work related issues. She especially enjoys working with college students who are experiencing difficulties adjusting to life’s pressures, changes in family relationships and career choices. Dr. James is also available to make presentations to various businesses and other groups on topics such as stress management, time management, improving working relationships, communications skills, team building and making your life fun!
Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate
Joel Koontz is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate 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.
Licensed Professional Counselor – 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.
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!
Rev. Margaret “Peggy” A. Muncie
Executive Director – BCC
The Reverend Margaret “Peggy” Muncie is an ordained Episcopal priest. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Sociology from Hood College, Frederick, Md. In 1974, she received her Master of Divinity from The General Theological Seminary in New York City. Reverend Muncie is a Board Certified Chaplain in the Association of Professional Chaplains. She has carried out her ministry as a chaplain in both long- term care and acute care settings for over 30 years. Most recently, she served as Director of Pastoral Care and Education at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City. The Rev. Muncie is a Certified Senior Advisor and holds a certificate in Gerontology from The University of Michigan. Peggy hopes to help Canterbury Counseling Center to grow as a center of excellence serving the pastoral counseling needs of the Greater Greenville community.
Deborah “Deb” S. Garron
Deb brings to Canterbury Counseling Center many years of experience in medical, banking and church office administration. She is a warm and welcoming presence as you enter Canterbury. Deb works with all therapists in the scheduling of appointments. She is here to assist all clients with the filing of insurance claims and employee assistance program benefits.