Giovanna Burgess Geathers, MA, LPC
Giovanna is a Licensed Professional Counselor 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 email@example.com.
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.
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor Candidate
SC Lic No. 5375
Member of the SC Association of LPC's and the SC Counseling Association
Heather McGee, MA, LPC
Heather McGee is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in individual and group therapy. She has nearly 10 years of experience working in the mental health field including overseeing the Crisis Day Program at a community mental health center. She continues to work at a community mental health center and is currently seeing clients privately at Touchstone Counseling and Coaching.
In 2008, Heather received her master’s degree in Clinical Counseling at The Citadel in Charleston, SC. She specializes in working with adults ages 18 and up who present with a wide range of mental health issues. Heather has extensive experience providing treatment for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, crisis management, stress management, interpersonal problems, and many other obstacles that can get in the way of living life to the fullest.
In addition to treating the variety of issues above with an eclectic approach, Heather has a passion for mindfulness and is currently working on maintaining her own self-guided daily practice. She desires to not only reap the benefits on a personal level but also be able to pass along the gift of mindfulness to those in need of more fulfillments in life.
Often we get tugged at from our past or caught up in the “what ifs” of the future. We are not able to live peacefully right here and right now. Heather’s hope is that through therapy she can help individuals find understanding to heal from the past, hope for the future, and live peacefully in the present. “Peace cannot be kept by force: it can only be achieved by understanding.” -Albert Einstein
Adrienne Kush, LISW-CP
Adrienne T. Kush, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in South Carolina and New York. She has a Master’s degrees in Social Work from the New York State University at Buffalo and a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Eastern Michigan University.
Adrienne has extensive experience with working up close and personal with our service men and women in both the active and reserve status. Additionally, she has five plus years of experience working with co-occurring disorders and addiction. Not only does she provide private counseling to clients at Touchstone Counseling & Coaching, she also works as the Director of Social Services in a local nursing home.
As a therapist, Adrienne specializes in working with adolescents, adults and geriatric populations. I specialize in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Chemical Dependency, Dual Diagnosis, Mood Disorders, Stress Management, Life Transitions and Interpersonal Problems. She utilizes interventions and techniques focused on identifying, amplifying and building individual strengths in ways that are nonjudgmental, present-moment focused and realistic. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Grief and Loss, Trauma Informed Care and Mindfulness are key components to her private practice.
Adrienne abides by Social Work Ethics and Values and is committed to providing quality care to meet the needs and goals as effectively and efficiently as possible. Her goal for all clients is to improve their mental stability and outlook so that they feel a sense of peace and have hope with the understanding that they can live a fulfilling life despite daily challenges.
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher.
Sandra Adeleye, LPC-I
Sandra Adeleye is an empathic professional counselor who values the practical approach of cognitive therapy, and recognizes the necessity of holistic and existential care.
Currently, Ms. Adeleye works with severe mental health disorders such as bipolar disorders, depression, schizophrenia, trauma, addiction, and personality disorders. As a former collegiate and professional athlete, Sandra Adeleye also has a passion for sports counseling.
Ms. Adeleye completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies at Clemson University. She earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and English in 2013, and both her Masters of Education and Education Specialist degrees in Counselor Education in 2015.
Sandra Adeleye is a licensed professional in the state of South Carolina, and a nationally certified counselor. Sandra provides her counseling services through a local community center and Touchstone Counseling and Coaching.
Through counseling, Sandra hopes to empower individuals to take responsibility for their futures and pursue paths that generate happiness and personal growth.