Upstate Carolina Counseling Associates

Associates

UCCA Team

 

Professional Counselor

Stephen "Eddie" Talley, MA, LPC/S, NCC

Eddie’s background in counseling began in 1992 and includes counseling in church counseling centers, clinical counseling facilities and private practice.  His experience has included individual, couples, family and group counseling, where he has served children, adolescent and adult populations. Eddie has also worked with addictions, family issues, forensic interviewing, co-parenting, anxiety and mood disorders, adventure wilderness therapy, along with disaster psychology and critical incident response.  Eddie also specializes with children and adolescent issues focusing on attachment, emotion regulation, and adjustment.  Being certified in multi-systemic family therapy allows Eddie to work with children and parents.

Professional COunselor

Erica Adams, MA, LPCI

Erica’s experience includes working with young teens, teens, and adults, finding a sense of purpose and fulfillment, relaxation training, reworking negative thought processes, and, overall, mind and body wellness.  Erica often works with clients to develop coping skills for life’s stressors and social skills to improve relationships.  In the event of divorce, Erica works with child rearing and making life-adjustments in this special and often difficult situation.  Erica has experience working with narcissism exposure, a unique understanding of its complications such as leaving a relationship that involves narcissism or being dominated by a controlling individual.  

Professional CounsELOR

Joe Ravan, MA, LPC

A graduate of Liberty University, Joe has experience working with individuals and couples.  He has worked with adults in the clinical inpatient setting as well as children, adolescents, adults, and couples in private practice.  His primary focus is working with the adult population in individual, family, and couples therapy.  Specialty areas of practice will include Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), chronic health issues, and men’s issues.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Erica W. Van Wagner, LISW-CP

Erica W. Van Wagner, LISW-CP is a licensed independent social worker with over 16 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families.  She has practiced in a variety of settings including community mental health centers, children advocacy center, group homes, hospitals, and the Department of Social Services.  Erica received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Winthrop University in 1999.  She worked with adults at the community mental health center for a short time before returning to school to pursue her master’s degree at the University of South Carolina.  Erica graduated with her Masters of Social Work degree from USC in 2002 and has been providing services with the community mental health center since that time.  As a graduate student, Erica began focusing her experiences in working with children and families involved in the child welfare system. 

 

Professional Counselor

Laura Franklin-de Gaspé Beaubien, MA, LPC, CAC

Laura began counseling in 2004, initially specializing in work with children suffering trauma and mental health issues. Within 2 years she began working with a wider age range of clients to include teens, adults and “mature adults.” She quickly developed a passion for working with trauma victims, mental health issues, and borderline personality disorder.  Laura also enjoys family and marital counseling and has experience in substance abuse counseling as well. She enjoys using art in therapy in sessions for clients who are interested and will incorporate other client interests as well, such as music, play, writing, animals, spiritual and cultural beliefs, stories/literature etc.

 

Professional Counselor Intern

Tosha Rollins, MA, LPCI

My practice serves children, adolescents, and adults. My primary focus is stress management, family crisis support & intervention, and coping skills development & application for families of children & adolescents with special needs and disabilities. 

 

Professional Counselor

Lisa Farsht, MA, LPC, NCC, CACI

Lisa’s experience includes five years of Pastoral Counseling and nearly six years of clinical counseling in areas of addiction, sexual abuse, sex offenders, various abuse and neglect, depression, anxiety, emotion regulation, spirituality, and sexual identity. Lisa’s love is adventure and wilderness therapy along with a spiritual and existential focus.

 

Psychiatrist

Dr. Michael Tran, MD