Bright Side Counseling

Where Change Happens

Located in West Columbia, SC, our team of licensed mental health professionals provide in-person and online mental health counseling for a wide variety of issues. We are dedicated to supporting clients in achieving meaningful changes. Our trauma-informed approach serves to establish resilient, confident individuals capable of living their most authentic lives, equipped with the tools they need to take on all that the world has to offer.

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Upcoming Groups and Workshops

Building Resiliance

Six-week group for men dealing with trauma

Saturdays 9a-11a

Begins March 2

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The Heart of Man

26-week group for men dealing with unwanted sexual behavior

Tuesdays 6:30p-8:30p

Begins March 5

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Clinicians

Michelle
Michelle Stevens
LISW-CP
Dallas Kuhn
Dallas Kuhn
LPC, AADC
Ben Boatwright
Ben Boatwright
LPC
Chuck Crumpler
Chuck Crumpler
LISW-CP
Charles Goodson
LMFT
Trent Peeler
Trent Peeler
LPCA
Jonathon Barberio
LPCA
Heather Bennett
LPCA

Administrative Staff

Kate
Kate
Administrative Assistant
John
John
Office Manager/COO
Dr. Ken Taylor
Founder and CEO

The Annex
Event Space Available

The Annex is used for conducting group therapy sessions as well as hosting skill-building workshops.

When not in use by our team at Bright Side Counseling, this incredible space is available to rent by the public.  Use it as a temporary office or meeting room, host your own training or tutoring sessions, or use it for your next event!  Click here for more information.

Bright Side Counseling - Blog

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