About

OUR COUNSELORS:

Carrie Ligon is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University.  With a BA in International Relations, Carrie has found a way to combine her two greatest passions, working with people from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and belief systems while exploring individuality, personal strengths, and setting goals through the counseling process.  Carrie has focused her therapeutic experience working with substance abuse and dual diagnosis in residential, outpatient, and acute care settings and believes in a holistic and multidimensional approach to the counseling process.  When not at work, you can find her enjoying time with family and friends and more likely than not either cooking or talking about food.

Charlotte Nash is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with a Master of Social Work degree from Georgia State University.  Her first degree is a BS in Recreational Therapy from Georgia State University coupled with a Gerontology Certificate from Kennesaw State University.  Charlotte marries all of her studies in her therapeutic practices creating an opportunity for clients to explore and grow their personal needs.  All of her passions combined promote a holistic, client-centered approach allowing clients to identify their individual path to peace and happiness.  Charlotte has had experience in helping clients who struggle with substance abuse, major life changes, anxiety and depression in both residential and acute care settings.  Charlotte also enjoys spending time with her family and friends in the outdoors and on the beach.

April Dasher is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Masters degree in education from Georgia Southern University.  Her first degree is a BSEd from the University of Georgia with 15 years experience as a high school math teacher in the Glynn County public schools. April’s experience with helping diverse learners with various learning styles translates nicely into her holistic, client centered therapeutic practice. April has had experience helping clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, relationship difficulties, grief, trauma and major life changes in private practice as well in the acute care setting. April enjoys time with family and friends playing board games, softball or cornhole or spending time at the beach.

Ruthie Ward is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Social Work from Savannah State University.  She has extensive experience in working with dual diagnosis in a crises stabilization hospital.  Ruthie has followed that passion to working in private practice with clients struggling with trauma history, substance abuse, depression, or daily stress.  In her free time, she loves going to the beach while sharing time with family and friends.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES:

We offer an 8 and 12 week Anger Management Course for those who are mandated by the court system to complete.  Those who participate will receive a certificate of completion once all classes are attended and completed.  Please contact us for pricing.

OUR GROUPS:

Pressing Pause DailyManaging Anxiety using Meditation and Mindfulness

This 8-week course will introduce the skills of meditation and mindfulness practices for everyday use, to address symptoms of anxiety and stress.

  • Limited Space Available
  • Starting Wednesday, July 10th– August 28th
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • $240 for entire course

Teen Girl’s Support Group (For Ages 14-16)

This 6-week summertime course will address challenges common among young girls including relationships, healthy communication, self-esteem, setting boundaries, and social media. Participants will learn numerous coping skills to help guide them through this tricky time.

  • Limited Space Available
  • Starting Monday, July 8th– Monday, August 5th
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • $180 for entire course

Women’s Group: Tune into Women

A musically inspired and themed 8-week course for women addresses a variety of topics including mental health, self-esteem, identity, healthy boundaries, grief and loss, and more.

  • Limited Space Available
  • Tuesday, July 7th– Tuesday, August 27th from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, July 8th – Wednesday, August 28th from 9:00am – 10:00am
  • $240 for entire course

Book Club: Using Literature to Discuss Tough Topics

A therapeutically led book group, open to all, using Eve Ensler’s book The Apology to explore themes of trauma and healing. Everyone is responsible for purchasing or borrowing their own copy of the book and encouraged to RSVP as seating is limited.  Open discussion is encouraged but not mandatory.

  • All are welcome (seating is limited so please RSVP)
  • 5 Weeks
  • Starting Thursday, August 1st – Thursday, August 29th
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • $10 per session