Bonnie (Craven) Glenn
Bonnie (Craven) Glenn is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. She is also a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Grief Recovery Specialist. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Armstrong Atlantic State University and Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Argosy University.
Bonnie began her career in counseling in community mental health and has gone on to work in private practice where she has become a seasoned therapist working and specializing with children, adolescents and adults. Bonnie has also taught at the collegiate level as an Adjunct Professor at South University in Savannah, Ga.
Bonnie utilizes a hope instilling, strength based, cognitive-behavioral approach to develop uniquely tailored treatment plans, which include individual and group therapies, social skills training, marriage/couples counseling and/or family therapy.
Working with children and their families,
Bonnie emphasizes current evidenced based strategies to assist parents and caregivers in developing effective parenting strategies, behavioral plans, emotional coaching and supports. Bonnie builds on the identified strengths of children and their families to maximize their overall functioning and improve relationships. Bonnie will assist your child in developing improved self-confidence which is so vital to all others areas of functioning. She will help your child learn to manage their emotions, behaviors, anxiety, depression and improve their peer relationships. School advocacy is also available which allows for parents to elicit support in navigating the special education system, ensuring each child’s academic needs are being optimally addressed within the classroom. Bonnie is happy to collaborate with teachers and other school personnel to develop effective behavioral and educational plans when required. Children and adolescents with an array of diagnoses and difficulties can benefit from counseling services provided including ADHD, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and Autism, Learning Disorders, depression, anxiety, anger, mood dysregulation, stress, peer socialization concerns, self esteem issues, behavioral problems, as well as grief/loss related to family separation, divorce and bereavement.
Working with adults and couples,
Bonnie utilizes a collaborative and compassionate approach. She emphasizes the importance of fostered trust in the therapeutic relationship, which allows individuals the opportunity to develop and achieve their unique goals in a safe and supportive environment. Adults are welcomed and encouraged, without judgment, to explore concerns and difficulties they are experiencing in life and are provided essential and practical tools to cultivate hope to achieve those desired goals. Adult clients with an array of diagnoses and difficulties can benefit from counseling services provided including emotional distress/mood dysregulation, anger, depression, anxiety, low self esteem, stress, relationship problems, as well as grief/loss related to family separation, divorce and bereavement.
Andrea Liverman is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. She is also a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S). She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Armstrong Atlantic State University and Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Argosy University.
Andrea began her career in counseling in non-profit community based mental health agencies. After 11 years, she ventured into private practice where she developed a specialty in play therapy working with children, adolescents and adults.
Animal Assisted Therapy TBA.
Working with children in play therapy,
Andrea emphasizes a nondirective approach, using tracking and reflective statements aiding children in expressing feelings and learning to maintain control over their environment in a safe manner. In play therapy, Andrea also works with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma, abuse as well as attachment and bonding difficulties. With the help of her trusted, trained and certified dog Thomas, Andrea utilizes Animal-assisted Therapy, to improve a child’s social, emotional, and/or cognitive functioning. Bringing Thomas into the therapy environment, children view Andrea as less threatening, which helps children foster trust and build rapport more readily.
Andrea also works closely with parents to develop effective behavior modification plans within the home environment. Moreover, she collaborates with teachers and school professionals to ensure every child’s optimal success.
In talk therapy with adolescents,
Andrea utilizes a cognitive behavioral approach towards treatment. Andrea assess the clients strengths within the sessions and aides the client in building upon them through evidenced based techniques. She will assist your adolescent in learning to manage their emotions, behaviors, anxieties, and depression which results in improved self esteem and peer relationships. Andrea is well qualified to work with children and adolescents with the following concerns: ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disorders, depression, anxiety, anger, mood dysregulation, stress, peer socialization concerns, self esteem issues, behavioral problems, as well as grief/loss related to family separation, and divorce.
Working with adults,
Andrea also utilizes a cognitive behavioral approach. Andrea has worked extensively with adults with the following concerns: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, anger, stress, divorce, and family separation.
Leslie Pegram is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. She is also a CACII (Certified Addictions Counselor). She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Armstrong Atlantic State University and her Masters of Education with an emphasis in Community Counseling from Georgia Southern University.
Leslie began her career in counseling in non-profit agencies working with a variety of demographics including developmentally delayed adults, youth in foster care and young adults seeking independence. She also spent six years working with individuals in addiction seeking recovery. Prior to venturing out into private practice, Leslie worked for six years with military children and families at a local military installation and assisted them in managing military life.
Leslie uses a solution focused, cognitive behavioral therapy approach to develop individualized treatment plans and goals to address the needs presented by children, youth, couples and families.
Working with Children and their families
Leslie emphasizes strengths based strategies to assist children and their caregivers in reaching their full potential. She encourages children and parents to express their thoughts and feelings openly with each other while emphasizing the need to rebuild relationships and self confidence. She will help your child learn ways to manage their thoughts and emotions while improving their social, peer and family relationships. Leslie will assist your child in developing an understanding of their talents and gifts while learning ways to implement these strengths in daily life. She will also encourage your child to be a strong advocate for themselves at school, work and in social settings. Leslie addresses a variety of treatment concerns including anxiety, depression, ADHD, anger, stress management, peer socialization concerns, family separation, divorce, bereavement, communication skills and self esteem issues.
Working with Adolescents and Adults
Leslie uses a cognitive behavioral therapy, an approach which focuses on addressing negative thought patterns and correcting them through a variety of cognitive and behavioral strategies.
Lashawn Tuper is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. Lashawn earned both her Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Georgia Southern University.
Lashawn began her career in the behavioral health field in community based care, working with children on the Autism Spectrum and their families. Lashawn transitioned into an inpatient residential setting, working with children and adolescents in crisis before joining the Hope Counseling family. At Hope Counseling, Lashawn has served in a dual role as both Administrative Coordinator and Counselor. Lashawn has over 8 years of experience helping children & families, individuals, and couples navigate life.
Lashawn is a trauma informed provider who utilizes an integrative approach to create personalized interventions to help develop client sense of self and encourage client resiliency skills. Lashawn is experienced in working with children, teens, and young adults as they learn to balance roles and expectations of life while developing self-confidence.
Working with Children and Families:
Lashawn utilizes creative interventions: music, art, and play to allow clients to process, explore, and work through life concerns/trauma, fears, and stress in a non-threatening and safe space. Lashawn will work with your child to help develop and foster necessary social and emotional regulation skills. Lashawn assists parents in developing healthy relationships and boundaries with their children through routine parent consultation and family sessions.
Working with Adults and Couples:
Within talk therapy, Lashawn utilizes Cognitive behavioral approach to help clients connect thoughts and feelings and engage in healthy action steps to achieve client goals.
Lashawn is a multi-culturally competent counselor who has experience working with children and individuals managing life with: Autism spectrum disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, Anxiety, bereavement/grief, Depression, varying Mood Disorders, trauma, women’s issues, college/work stress.
Erin Adams is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Georgia and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and earned her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy through Richmont Graduate University (formerly Psychological Studies Institute).
Erin has over 17 years’ experience as a therapist. She began her career in faith-based counseling centers and private practice. She also gained invaluable experience working in community mental health which strengthened her diagnostic skills by engaging with a variety of mental health conditions. Erin works with adult individuals and couples and specializes in offering Christian counseling. Erin was honored to be named one of Savannah’s Top 3 Marriage Counselors of 2021.
Erin takes an eclectic approach to therapy, using cognitive -behavioral therapy, person-centered, solution focused and faith-based positive psychology with clients. She engages in individualized treatment planning to help clients identify and reach their life goals.
Working with Adults and Couples:
Erin strives to offer a safe and comfortable environment where clients can share freely and openly, where they can be heard, understood and challenged toward their goals. She aims to offer support and encouragement alongside healthy tools, new techniques and honed skills.
Erin aids clients in navigating topics such as depression, anxiety, healthy boundaries, strong relational skills, self-esteem, improved communication and various presentations of grief, infidelity recovery, marriage enrichment, spiritual growth and formation and more. She is a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator which provides a thorough premarital counseling curriculum and marriage check-ups.