Mt. Hebron UMC
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Kenneth Barwick, LMFT
Ken Barwick has been the Director of the Pastoral Counseling Service at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church since its establishment in 1986. He is an ordained elder in the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Ken graduated from the University of South Carolina (B. A. 1974) and Asbury Theological Seminary (M. Div. 1980) and the University of Kentucky with a Master in Social Work also in 1980. After graduate school, Ken received the necessary training and supervision for clinical membership with the American Association for Marriage and Family therapist and was licensed as a Marital and Family Therapist by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Examiners for Counselors, Therapist, and Psycho-Edu Specialists in 1985.
Ken and his wife have three adult children and two granchildren. For recreation, Ken enjoys playing guitar and fishing.
Donna Jones, LPC
Donna is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been in practice since 1994. She enjoys working with relationship issues, spirituality, personal growth and grief and loss issues. Born in Florence, SC, she received her bachelor’s degree from Columbia College in 1985, and taught in SC public schools for five years. Her Master’s degree was earned from The Citadel in 1994 and she has thoroughly enjoyed her work in the counseling field. Donna is married and has two grown children. When not working or studying, Donna loves reading or enjoying scuba diving trips with her sister and daughter.
Dr. Donald Hillyard
Don is a pastoral psychotherapist and professional parenting educator. He is a certified trainer of therapists and clergy in Prepare-Enrich marital and pre-marital counseling inventories. He is licensed in North Carolina, and New York State and is an applicant in South Carolina. Additionally, Don is a certified mental health counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors and is an ordained minister with the American Baptist Churches, USA. Don specializes in Bowenian Family Therapy, Adlerian Parenting Education, Trauma Therapy using EMDR, Albert Ellis REBT, and Gottman Marital Therapy. He comes to SC after serving the Lutheran Counseling Center of Metropolitan New York.
Melissa Stover, ED.S., LPC
Melissa is a graduate of Columbia College and the University of South Carolina. She holds degrees in Elementary Education, and Education Specialist in Counselor Education with a Specialization in Marriage and Family, as well as School Counseling. She is a licensed counselor with the SC Board of Examiners and Professional Counselors, Therapists, and PsychoEducational Specialists. Melissa is also a member of the American Counseling Association.
Our support staff:
Elaine is the Office Manager for the Counseling Service, and contact person for billing or insurance questions. She is married to Ed and they have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren. In her spare time she likes to read and spend time with family.