Heart for Families

 

P.O. Box 1115

Franklin, NC 28734

(334) 703 - 5977

bruce@heartforfamilies.com

© 2019 by Heart For Families

Counselor Directory

Relationship support comes in many forms and involves different techniques, skills, and approaches. Each involves person-to-person interaction. The following definitions (as summarized from the International Coaching Federation) are provided for clarity.

Coaching

Primarily about the future and focuses on setting goals, creating outcomes, and managing personal change. Coaching supports personal and professional growth based on self-initiated change in pursuit of specific actionable outcomes.

Mentoring

Involves and experienced individual who comes along side at key times with a listening ear. A mentor is one who provides wisdom and guidance based on his or her own experience. Mentoring may include advising and coaching.

Training Programs

Primarily about the future and focuses on setting goals, creating outcomes, and managing personal change. Coaching supports personal and professional growth based on self-initiated change in pursuit of specific actionable outcomes.

Counseling or Therapy

Deals with healing pain, dysfunction, and conflict within an individual or in relationships. The focus is often on resolving difficulties arising from the past that hamper an individual’s emotional and cognitive functions in the present, improving overall psychological functioning and dealing with the present in more emotionally and cognitively healthy ways. The Counselor or therapist is typically licensed by the state unless exempted (i.e. pastoral counseling).

Licensed Professionals in Franklin, NC

Diedre Breeden, M.S. LPC                         Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Kaleo Counseling (Website)

  • 919 Haywood Road Suite 104, Sylva, NC

  • Phone: (828) 631-9914

  • Fax: (828) 631-5094

  • diedre.breeden@gmail.com

  • Marriage & Family, addictions, anxiety, attachment, bipolar, depression, eating disorders, families with teens in crisis, grief, relational challenges, spiritual growth, trauma.

  • $110 – Sliding scale based on income and family size. Insurance accepted.

Katie Dewhurst, M.A., LPCA                               Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

  • Sylva Clinical Associates (Website)

  • 55 Holly Springs Park Dr., Franklin, NC

  • (828) 586-5555

  • Katiedewhurstlpca@gmail.com

  • Marriage & Family, addictions, anger, depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions, pastor & spouse, relational challenges, spiritual growth, severe crisis (psychosis & suicide), trauma.

  • $80 to $100 – Sliding scale: reduced rates for self-pay.  Insurance accepted.

 

Carla Ferguson, M.A., LPC                               Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

  •  Individual, Family, & Group Counseling

  • 33 Pine Lane, Franklin, NC

  • (334) 750-5977

  • carla5977@msn.com

  • Pre-marriage and Marriage & Family, anger, anxiety, childhood abuse, communication & conflict, depression, divorce, grief & loss, infidelity, relational challenges, spiritual growth, trauma.

  • $75 – Sliding scale based on income.  Insurance not accepted.

  • Office and online counseling services

 

K.C. Hembree, M.S., LPC, LCAS                    Licensed Professional Counselor

  •  Licensed Chemical Addiction Specialist

  • 245 Guffeys Gap Road, Franklin, NC

  • (561) 262-0548

  • kchembree@gmail.com

  • Couples and individuals in crisis, addictions, anger, anxiety, depression, life transitions, pastor & spouse, severe crisis (psychosis & suicide), spiritual growth, substance abuse, trauma.

  • $80 – Sliding scale.  Insurance not accepted.

Kevin Inabinet                                                  Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • 52  E. Main Street, Suite B, Franklin, NC

  • (828) 369-8880

  • k4inab@frontier.com

  • Children and adolescents and their families, anger.

  • $100 to $150 – No sliding scale. Insurance not accepted.

 

Audrey Synder                                                  Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Ridgeline Therapeutic Collaborative (Website)

  • 53 E. Main Street, Franklin, NC

  • (828) 347-0522

  • audrey@ridgelinetc.com

  • Marriage and Family, family systems, addictions, anger, ASD, anxiety, bipolar, depression, developmental disabilities, families with teens in crisis, grief, intellectual disabilities, personality disorders, substance abuse, spiritual growth, trauma.

  • $100 – Sliding scale. Insurance not accepted.

Christy Wyatt                                                  Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Licensed Chemical Addiction Specialist

  • 33 Pine Lane, Franklin, NC

  • (828) 488-6784

  • ckwyatt@wyahcounseling.com

  • Adults (ages 18 and up), depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use and families of loved ones experiencing substance abuse, co-occurring disorders

  • $100 — No sliding scale. Discount upon request. Insurance in future.

Lay Counselors and Coaches in Franklin, NC

Jeremy Bradford                          Certified Marriage and Family Life Coach; Ordained Minister with Counseling Training

  • MyHop (My House of Prayer)

  • 236 Cunningham Rd., Suite 7, Franklin, NC

  • (828) 736-5883

  • jeremyb@theburn247.com

  • Pre-Marriage and Marriage and Family, forgiveness, and spiritual transformation.

  • $35 per session donation suggested.

 

Cristy Damron              Biblical Counselor/Christian Coach; Transformation Prayer Ministry

  • Franklin/Clayton (call for location)

  • (706) 782-7318

  • cristydamron@gmail.com

  • Journeybetter.com

  • Marriage, addictions, anxiety, crisis management, depression, transformational prayer, trauma.

  •  Donations accepted.

Lois Hembree                            Biblical Counselor/Christian Coach

  • 245 Guffeys Gap Road, Franklin, NC

  •  (561) 301-3880

  • oishembree.lbh@gmail.com

  • $30 – No sliding scale.  Insurance not accepted

 

Michelle Mullins                           ICF Certified Professional Life Coach

  • Connection Coach, LLC

  • Franklin, NC

  • (828) 550-5718

  • myconnectioncoach@gmail.com

  • Myconnectioncoach.com

  •  Life Coaching including life purpose, personal development, spiritual growth, work-life balance.

  • $50 – Ministry discount.  Insurance not accepted.

 

Mitch Schultz, MA,   Biblical Counseling    Ordained Minister, Ministry for pastors and their families

  • Fruitful Vine Ministry (Website)

  • 21 Southern Comfort Drive, Toccoa, GA

  • (828) 200-6270

  • fruitfulvinemin@gmail.com

  • Marriage & Family, families with teens in crisis, Nouthetic counseling, spiritual growth.

  • $40 per session donation to Fruitful Vine Ministry recommended.  Insurance not applicable.

Licensed Professionals in Asheville, NC

Mitchell Durham, Ph.D.                                   Licensed Psychologist

  • LifeChange Counseling and Psy. Services (Website)

  • 76 Peachtree Rd, Suite 310F, Asheville, NC

  • (828) 424-3773

  • DrDurham@LifeChangeCPS.com

  • Marriage & Family, addictions, anger, anxiety, bipolar, depression, eating disorders, families with teens in crisis, grief, life transitions, loneliness, pastor & spouse, personality disorder, relational challenges, severe crisis (i.e. psychosis, suicidality), spiritual growth, substance abuse, trauma.

  • $75 to $140 – No sliding scale.  Discount for cash.  Insurance: contact Dr. Durham.

  • Office and online counseling services

Mariana R. Glass, M.A., LPC                          Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Asheville Counseling and Training Services (Website)

  • 7 Beaverdam Rd., Ste. 201, Asheville, NC

  • (828) 230-2217

  • mglass@ashevillecounseling.net

  • Pre-marriage and Marriage, anxiety, depression, life transitions, relational challenges, spiritual growth.

  • $95 to $140 – Discounts for military, seniors, college students.  Insurance accepted and BCBS “superbill” for others.

Kevin Wimbish, M.S., LMFT           Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist; Family Life Coach

  • The Forest Square Office Park, Bldg. A, 1293 Hendersonville Rd. Asheville, NC 28803

  • (828) 214-5024

  • kwimbish@efamilylifecoach.com 

  • efamilylifecoach.com

  • Pre-marriage and Marriage & Family, family with teens, stepfamily work, marital infidelity; anxiety; depression; life transitions, men’s issues including compulsion and anger management.

  • $95 – No sliding scale.  Insurance accepted: BCBS and United Healthcare.

Licensed Professionals in Black Mountain/Montreat/Fairview, NC

Linda J. Curtis, MA, MS, LPC, NBCC                            Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board of Certified Counselors

  • Gateway Christian Counseling

  • 200 Allen Mountain Drive, Black Mountain, NC

  • (828) 242-9556

  • lindacurtis111@att.net

  • Marriage and Family, anxiety, depression, pastor & spouse, relational skills, sexual issues, spiritual growth.

  • $70 – Sliding scale: $60 to 65.  Insurance accepted: BCBS

 

 Nikki Moussette, M.A., LPC, LCAS                                 Licensed Professional Counselor; Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist

  • Safe Harbor Christian Counseling (Website)

  • Fairview/Montreat/Black Mountain (3 church locations)

  •  (800) 305-2089, ext. 291

  • nikki@safeharbor1.com             

  • Marriage & Family, abuse, addictions, anxiety, bipolar, blended family, depression, divorce, eating disorders, grief, personality disorders, trauma.

  • $90 to $120 – Sliding scale available.  Insurance accepted.

 

Karol Gebbia, M.S., LPC                          Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Safe Harbor Christian Counseling

  • 103 Black Mountain Avenue, Suite 10, Black Mountain, NC

  • (800) 305-2089

  • Karolg@safeharbor1.com

  • Premarital and Marriage & Family, addictions, anxiety, bipolar, blended family, depression, family of origin work, grief, life transitions, personality disorders, trauma.

  • $90 to $120 – Sliding scale available.  Insurance accepted.

 

Patty Stump, M.A., LPC                           Licensed Professional Counselor

  •  Lakey Creek Health Center, Black Mountain, NC

  •  (828) 398-2435

  • pattystump@juno.com

  • Marriage and Family, anxiety, depression, grief & loss, life transitions, relational issues, self-concept & identity issues, life transitions, personal & spiritual growth.

  • $65 to $75 – Sliding scale.  Insurance not accepted.

Licensed Professionals in Hendersonville, NC

Wanda Anthony-Burger, Ph.D., LPC, LCAS              Licensed Professional Counselor; Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist

  • Still Waters Counseling

  • 154 White Street, Hendersonville, NC

  • (828) 513-1090

  • stillwaterstraining@aol.com

  • Marriage & Family, anger, ADHD, autism, dual diagnosis, DV, substance abuse, faith-based, trauma.

  • $75 to $100 – No sliding scale.  Fee reduced if no insurance. Insurance; Medicaid.

Licensed Professionals in Dawsonville, GA

Kathy Howell, Ph.D., LPC                    Licensed Professional Counselor

  • 786 Riverbend Road, Dawsonville, GA

  • (706) 216-6356

  • dr.howell7@gmail.com

  • Marriage & Family, marital infidelity, anxiety, autism, deep memory healing, depression, nutrition-related mood and hormone imbalances OCD, sexual issues, trauma, women’s issues.

  • $130 – Sliding scale based on income.  Insurance accepted including Medicaid.

Licensed Professionals in Demorest, GA

Alice D. Hoag, M.S., LPC, BCPCC   Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor

  • River Point Community Church, 350 Ansley Road, Demorest, GA 30535

  • (706) 768-9053

  • Alice.hoag@hotmail.com

  • www.hoagcounseling.com

  • Marriage & Family, anxiety, childhood abuse, depression, personality disorders, trauma.

  • $80 to $150 – No sliding scale.  Discounts available.  Insurance accepted.

For more information on counseling services near you, feel free to contact us.