Andrew Johnston, MDiv, MA, LPCI


Location: 414 Pettigru St, Ste E, Greenville 29601
Fast Contact: Email or Call Andrew.
CouplesHelping professions
DepressionThose facing discrimination

My work with couples focuses on overcoming wounds, developing trust, and creating habits of appreciation, all in a productive and non-judgmental manner.

Stephen Ellis, Ph.D

Licensed Christian Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Greenville, SC
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Ellis.

Marriage & Family Issues, Unfaithfulness, Communication Problems, Parenting Issues, Sexual Issues, Finance Problems. I use the Arno Profile System which is a tool that measures temperament and gives people an understanding of why they do what they do.

Sharon Spivey, LISW-CP, BCPCC

Licensed Independent Social Worker

Location: 3150 South Highway 14, Greenville 29615
Fast Contact: Email or Call Sharon.
Marriage CounselingPre-Marriage Counseling
DepressionWomen's Issues
Bi-PolarVictims Of Sexual Abuse

Our approach to marriage and family counseling is Christian focused. My husband and I are both qualified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator and teach couples effective communication skills and tools to resolve conflict.

Related Sites:
City of Greenville
Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists

Family Therapy Greenville, SC

Marital Counseling Dunean, Gantt, Welcome, Wade Hampton, Taylors, Wellford, Duncan

Greenville is located in beautiful South Carolina and provides multiple locations throughout the city and nearby to meet your family's entertainment needs. Frankie's Fun Park is perfect for families with children and teenagers and proves to be great for family outings. Here you will find everything from amusement rides and laser tag to miniature golf and go-carts. Do not worry about eating before you come, this site also has pizza nearby for your convenience. The Peace Center for the Performing Arts puts on theatrical performances as well as a variety of concerts throughout the year. Check the calendar of events to find out about upcoming performances.1 Great for couples, the Vandivers Rejuvenation Spa is highly romantic and provides a fantastic atmosphere for relaxing and bonding. Another great community location, the Riverbend Equestrian Center, holds multiple shows revolving around animals from dog to rodeos throughout the year. Regal Cinema and AMF Star Lanes are two other options available within the area. Alexander Elementary, Sevier Middle, and Wade Hampton High are a few of several schools located nearby.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Greenville

A variety of classes are available to Greenville parents who seek to improve their parenting skills or learn how to better provide for their children. The Greenville Family Partnership offers programs that instill confidence in young parents and brings couples that are divorced or separated together for the benefit of their children. The organization also offers a Back in Control group, which teaches valuable skills that help parents manage the behavior of their children in a loving and compassionate manner. To inquire about these classes, call 864-467-4099.2 Another local agency that supports the growth of parents is Pendleton Place. Their free parent support group provides a confidential forum for parents to ask questions, share ideas, and discuss the day-to-day stresses of parenting. Subgroups are available for fathers as well as for mothers. The weekly groups include free childcare as well. Call 864-467-3650 to learn more.3

Blue Tent offers specialized programs for youth that have suffered abuse or neglect. Their summer camp serves children from six to 13 years of age and engages them in educational, recreational, and cultural experiences that foster their social, emotional, and personal growth. Time with other children that have had similar experiences helps kids realize that they are not alone. Spending time with caring adults also fosters trust and positive relationships. Additional details are available by calling 864-416-7986.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

The Center for Community Services is a Greenville non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to services that enhance the quality of life of families. The agency offers programs that strengthen and connect Hispanic families to create a system of support. Outreach workers provide ethnically and culturally sensitive services to Hispanic communities, including educational and emotional support. Various self-improvement classes are offered as well, including anger management and a group focused on improving family relationships. To learn how to access these services, call 864-967-2022.5


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2. Greenville Family Partnership. (2014). Parenting Resources. Retrieved from
3. Pendleton Place for Children and Families. (2014). Free Parenting Support Group. Retrieved from
4. Blue Tent. (2014). Who We Serve. Retrieved from
5. Center for Community Services. (2014). Family Support Programs. Retrieved from