Giovanna Burgess Geathers, MA, LPC/S
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor SC Lic No. 6687
Giovanna is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor specializing in individual, couples, group and family therapy. She is also the owner of Touchstone Counseling & Coaching, a private practice located in Greenville, SC that also serves clients throughout the Upstate.
With over 20 years experience in the field of social and human services, Giovanna works with a broad spectrum of clients ranging from school age children to older adults. She is a 2004 graduate of Webster University where she earned a master's degree in counseling. Giovanna went on to become licensed in 2009 and in 2013, she founded Touchstone Counseling & Coaching. Among her areas of expertise are depression and anxiety, bipolar disorder, sexual abuse, domestic violence, couple's issues, adolescent issues, and family therapy. Giovanna is also a certified facilitator for Prepare Enrich, a relationship strengthening program for married and engaged couples.
In addition to being a prominent solution focused therapist, Giovanna is also a life coach, trainer and speaker with past clients located throughout SC and GA. For booking or a list of speaking presentations and topics, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of Giovanna's favorite quotes is by Marianne Williamson which begins "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure" and she strives daily to help each client, family, group and couple discover, uncover, and recover their innate personal power.
Member of the SC Association of LPC's and the SC Counseling Association
Tysha Owens, MA-ED, LPC-I
Tysha is a counselor who prides herself in creating a comfortable atmosphere for clients. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern in S.C. and a Licensed Professional Counselor in N.C. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UNC-Charlotte and her Master’s degree in Counseling from Western Carolina University. Tysha has extensive experience in counseling children and families and has a passion for helping couples improve their relationships. She spent nearly 10 years working as a School Counselor in addition to her work as a private counseling practitioner.
She uses techniques that are specific to each client’s needs and works to create a partnership with them to facilitate positive growth. She empowers individuals to alter unhealthy thoughts, embrace their strengths and designate attainable goals through a variety of methods.
Tysha currently accepts private pay and the following SC Medicaid plans: Absolute Total Care, Molina Healthcare, First Choice by Select Health and Wellcare.
A quote that brings inspiration to Tysha is by John C. Maxwell, “If you don't have peace, it isn't because someone took it from you; you gave it away. You cannot always control what happens to you, but you can control what happens in you.” Tysha works to help clients find clarity so that they gain control of their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors in a new and fulfilling way.
Lashia Bowers, MA, LPC-I
Lashia is a licensed professional counselor intern and educator with a demonstrated history of working in P-12, higher education, and the private practice sector. She enjoys working with clients that experience ADHD, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and defiant behavior. Lashia is skilled in Mental Health Assessments, Treatment Planning, Cultural Pedagogy, and Leadership.She is becoming a strong research professional while obtaining a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Educational Leadership P-12 from Clemson University. She is able to accept private pay clients and Absolute Total Care, First Choice by Select Health, Molina, and Wellcare Medicaid plans.