About Us

Amy Sander Montanez – LPC, LMFT, D.Min., Life Coach

Amy has been in private practice in Columbia, SC for more than 25 years as a is a licensed  professional counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, spiritual director, and life coach, where she sees individuals and couples. Additionally, she specializes in working with clergy from many denominations and with seminarians. She also teaches in several spiritual direction training programs. One of her greatest joys in life is seeing people grow into their wisdom and strength, living out their God-given potential. This happens, she believes, at that juncture where one’s personal psychology and personal spirituality intersect.

For more information visit Amy’s website, www.amysandermontanez.com

Salley head shot 05:15Salley M. Lesley – ACSW, LISW-CP

22 years of clinical experience as a therapist, combined with over 65 years of life experience bring important qualifications to my work. I am a wife of 42 years, a mother and grandmother, have experience with cancer, deep spirituality, and live a creative life. I work with individuals, couples, and families in an atmosphere of trust, compassion, and non-judgement. I believe we all have a deep desire to live a life that best expresses who we truly are, even when we get confused or lose our way. My high standands of integrity and ethics add the perfect ingredients for this important healing work.

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Nancy BeaverNancy C. Beaver – MSW, ACSW, LISW-CP

Nancy has been in clinical and private practice for more than 30 years.  She specializes in helping people find healing from painful life experiences and guiding them in mending broken relationships that may be torn between separation and reconciliation. If you are seeking counseling, you may have reached a turning point. Therapy may also be helpful if you are are experiencing stress, adjusting to changes, or searching for more joy and meaning in your life. Most people who call for an appointment are glad they did!

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Cathy CooperCathy Cooper, Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT

Cathy Cooper has more than 20 years’ experience working with children and adolescents. She is a licensed professional counselor and registered play therapist. Having received a master’s degree in music education with an emphasis in music therapy, she also utilizes the arts in her approach to working with clients.  She specializes in effectively developing positive relationships with young people that help support them through their emotional and social development. Cathy believes young children have the capacity to heal themselves through play and works closely with parents in supporting their children’s emotional growth in her clinical practice. Adolescents need the support of an accepting, understanding, present and experienced therapist to learn more effective ways of coping with the many stressors today’s youth experience. In addition, Cathy works with women of all ages. To schedule an appointment with Cathy, please call 803-261-8515.

Susan H photoSusan Hendricks, LISW-CP

Susan has many years’ experience in counseling, dream work, journal therapy and other healing psychological modes. She currently specializes in Journal Therapy. Guided journal writing and a consistent exploration of personal dreams undergird her practice – skills developed from her passion for learning and sharing ways to expand personal insight and offer hope.  She discovered that mindfulness and deep inner listening along with an honest challenge to one’s habitual beliefs encourage new perspectives to emerge.  Anyone – if they choose – can grow and continue to learn throughout a lifetime – a concept supported by current studies in brain science.

For more information and to contact Susan, visit www.susanhendricks.com                                                                                                                                                                

Kaye Randall, MSW, LISW-CP,

Kaye Randall is a licensed clinical therapist, author and speaker. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working with individuals and couples on the many different issues that we all may face. Sometimes situations in life can lead to increased stress, relationship challenges, adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, and more.  There are times we may need help making sense of what is happening in our lives and get to a place of strength. Kaye believes in helping clients by guiding them into a context of transformational thinking. For example, in helping clients recognize that their thoughts and interpretations can often be fixed and therefore limiting, it opens up the possibility of new insights and new healthier choices thus leading to better more positive outcomes. She works within the context of authorship. In coming from an interpretation whereby we all get to see the power of our choices in achieving our goals and fulfilling our purpose in life.