Meet Gracile


I believe therapy is a road to healing and health. When you come into my office, I use my educational, professional, and personal experience to listen with intention as we work together to understand your needs, set treatment goals, and determine a course for you. Whether you are looking into counseling for an acute reason or an ongoing one, you will find the process of self-understanding and change to be challenging yet rewarding when done in a safe, compassionate, and encouraging environment.

I bring over 15 years of experience to my work. I completed my Master’s in Professional Counseling at Richmont Graduate University in 2004 after obtaining a Bachelor in Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion at Furman University in 2002. I am trained in DBT and EMDR.
If your faith is important to you, we can certainly incorporate that into our therapy. My approach integrates more concrete aspects of cognitive behavior therapy and more abstract and integrative components of faith and mindfulness. Being a person-centered therapist, I know that each of us has the desire and capacity for growth and change and I bring that knowledge to each session.

“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” 
― Brené Brown

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