STRESS MANAGEMENT CENTER

Counseling & Clinicians

To schedule an appointment please call 864-225-0792.
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For a more detailed bio of our clinicians, please check out our informational booklet!

New Patient Paperwork

You may print and fill out this paperwork needed for your initial appointment along with a valid driver's license/ID card and front & back copy of your insurance card.

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HEATHER KLINE SCHAFFER

PhD., M.Ed.,  LPC, NCC

Dr. Kline Schaffer is a Nationally Board Certified Counselor & Licensed Professional Counselor with a Doctorate in Integrative Medical Therapies & Transpersonal Psychology. She facilitates individuals, couples, families, and groups in discovering clarity through life changes.  Her background in treating individuals coping with anxiety, depression, stress management, trauma, chronic pain, and terminal illness has helped her evolve successful approaches with integrative medicine, non-pharmacological pain management, and solution focused therapies to treat the whole person. Her comprehensive, person-centered approach is ignited by her love for all people.
 

She has been recognized by a U.S. Congressman for her work with individuals, families, and groups coping with trauma and grief. Dr. Kline Schaffer currently takes referrals for children, adults, couples, families, and groups; she has embraced serving others in full time private practice since 2008.
 

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STEPHANIE ZEISER

LPC, LAC

Ms. Zeiser is a Licensed Professional Counselor & Licensed Addictions Counselor who has been working in the field for 10 years with experience in addiction recovery. She has experience and training in dealing with Post-traumatic Stress, Individual & Family Life Transitions & Adjustment. She has worked many hours in behavioral health dealing with a full gamut of mental health issues & has served as a sexual assault crisis counselor for the state of Connecticut before settling in South Carolina.

 

She sees clients ranged from adolescent to geriatric age. Ms. Zeiser areas of interest include trauma, anxiety, and addiction. Utilizing a multitude of different therapies and interventions, Ms. Zeiser helps her clients become “unstuck” from their traumas and find joy and purpose in their lives. She takes referrals for adults, adolescents, families, and groups.

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LAURIE MCGRANAHAN FOREST

LISW-CP 

Ms. McGranahan Forest is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with international experience and training in helping children and families work through life adjustments and transitions. She has been supporting individuals as a clinical educational & counseling support provider since 2008. She embodies a deep passion and comprehensive knowledge base helping children & families navigate through the challenges and opportunities life presents. 

She has experience supporting victims of trauma and sexual abuse, child advocacy, and mitigation services for federal courts identifying resources and support networks for re-integration after hospitalization and inpatient treatment. Extensive experience providing therapy, case management, working with children with developmental delays, facilitating "parenting skills" & strengthening parent-child relationship groups. She has experience in critical incidents & stress debriefing, is an exceptional leader in training sessions for national and international corporations, takes referrals for mental health and substance abuse, critical assessments and intake intervention. She takes referrals for children, adults, and families dealing with critical & challenging life transitions.

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HARRY DIAMANT

DSW, LPC

Dr. Diamant has a Doctorate in Social Work and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He has been providing service to the community since 1983. He has been certified as a marriage counselor in Imago Relationship Therapy which aims to equip couples with the tools necessary to relate to each other in healthier ways, and he has certifications in biofeedback, sex therapy, and hypnosis. He also has extensive experience in working with other mental health concerns.

 

Dr. Diamant is currently seeing adults who present with a broad range of problems including stress management, anxiety, depression, and marital/relationship issues.

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THOMAS McMINN

LPC, MA

Upon receiving his Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1993, He is Licensed Professional Counselor. Mr. McMinn has worked specifically with children, adolescents, and their families who need mental health counseling and treatment. Mr. McMinn enjoys helping others gain a greater sense of self to better cope with daily living.

 

He combines Cognitive Behavioral Theory with a warm, genuine approach when treating his clients that range from age 5 to adult. He has worked extensively with at-risk youth, individuals, and families working through adjustments and life’s transitions, and he takes referrals for adults, children, couples, and families.

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MEGAN BLACK

MSW, LISW-CP

Ms. Black is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work degree from Valdosta State University. Her graduate training included internships working with Veterans in a Veterans Affairs Clinic and service with the aging in a Skilled Nursing Facility.  Since then, she has spent more than 4 years providing individual and group therapy to clients with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, dissociation, attachment wounding, grief and life transitions. 


She provides EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy and finds this to be very effective for trauma and a variety of issues.  Her extensive background in music has led to a passion to infuse music into her practice as well.  She is excited to prepare to attend formal drum circle facilitation training.  She will be developing and facilitating therapeutic groups with Stress Management Center that incorporate the use of music, as well as other creative elements, to enhance human connectedness and the healing process. Megan Black is currently taking referrals for individuals, couples, and small group therapy.

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TAKEESHA SIMPSON JOHNSON

BSW, LPC

Mrs. Johnson is currently a school based counselor with a degree in Social Work. She is in the final process of her LPC Internship to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. She also currently facilitates the Women’s Grief Group “Meanderings” that meets every other Thursday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Mrs. Johnson will be available outside of her support groups for consultations during her internship and will begin seeing clients in the autumn of 2020.

Mrs. Johnson has an affinity for supporting families and adolescents by helping them navigate through life transitions. She also embraces women’s issues and is a strong advocate for school aged students to cope with developmental issues, identify enhanced coping skillsets, as well as cope with life adjustments and for families dealing with grief issues. 

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DIANA LOFFREDO

LISW, LCSW

Mrs. Loffredo Is a Licensed  Independent Clinical Social Worker. She has held various positions in the field of health and wellness over the past 18 years. She has broad training and experience working with individuals and families through life’s transitions and treating patients with brain trauma, grief, loss, and psychiatric disorders with St. Peter’s University Hospital, Catholic Charities, and The Cancer Institute. She has initiated and coordinated a host of support groups and conducted educational seminars for staff, patients, family members, and the community.

 

Her passion is to help individuals and families strive to “become the best of themselves.” Mrs. Loffredo takes referrals for children, adults, families, and groups.

Stress Management Center at Fernview has evolved over the last decade as a place of acceptance, support, & healing for any individual seeking awareness and growth through life’s transitions. We are committed to providing a peaceful refuge for the enlightenment & growth of mind, body, & spirit. Through psychotherapy, educational programs, &integrative medical therapies we aspire to promote the health & wellness of all beings & our environment.

We offer a full range of psychotherapeutic & integrative medical therapies as well as onsite functional medical consultations.

Please call 864.225.0792 to schedule a completely non-judgemental consultation/evaluative session today!

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