Dr. George Gates
DMin, MA, LPC-S, NCC
Dr. Gates is a licensed professional counselor, a national board certified counselor and is faith-based. He earned his doctorate from Boston University and his master’s degree in clinical psychology from Marshall University. He has undergone extensive training in the cognitive behavioral psychotherapy model.
Areas of specialization include:
mental health evaluations
depression and anxiety disorders
This form is for Dr. Gates’ clients:
Please complete these forms prior to your first office visit.
Dr. David L. Crenshaw
D.Min., LMFT, LCAS
Dr. Crenshaw is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a licensed clinical addictions specialist. With over 30 years of experience. He earned his Doctor of Ministry Degree in Pastoral Care and Counseling. He has extensive training in couples therapy and addiction. Other trainings include Imago Therapy for couples, and HeartMath, which helps clients to reduces stress. Dr. Crenshaw has numerous awards for professional and community service, including South Carolina’s Outstanding Young Religious Leader, and the Human Service Award for Darlington County. His theoretical orientations include Family Systems Theory, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He also utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Strength-Based Therapies. He seeks to facilitate healing, growth, as well as enhance life skills.
Areas of specialization include:
- Depression and Anxiety
Conjoint Family Therapy
Grief and Loss
Addiction- Substance Abusers and their Families
Spiritual Issues and Resources
Military Issues/Service Members and Family
Dr. Rob Hamilton
Rob Hamilton is a North Carolina Certified Pastoral Counseling Associate and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America. He and his wife, Hayley, have enjoyed twenty-two years of marriage. Together they have five children.
Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from UNC Wilmington and Masters of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Rob is a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator for premarital and marriage counseling.
He has seventeen years of experience in full-time pastoral ministry. He has served churches in Virginia Beach, Naples, FL, and Wilmington, NC.
Rob practices spiritually-integrated, faith-based counseling. He seeks to integrate the best of psychology with the theology of the Bible. His aim is to give hope to hurting people by getting to the heart of life’s problems. He utilizes psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused counseling approaches. He works with teenagers and adults, individuals and couples. His areas of focus include anxiety, stress, depression, grief, marriage, perfectionism, pornography and sexual addictions, and spiritual crises. He practices under the supervision of Dr. George Gates.
Elizabeth’s experience includes working with children, teenagers, couples, and adults. She also has experience working with adult children of alcoholics and other areas of substance abuse. Additionally, she enjoys working with college students and young adults though life transitions. Elizabeth obtained a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling and is Board Certified with the National Board of Certified Counselors. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, emotion-focused therapy and a range of other modalities dependent on client needs and goals. In her time away from the office, she enjoys anything outdoors (minus camping!) and spending time with her family.
I find great pleasure in helping individuals navigate challenges. I focus on implementing skills and behaviors with clients to utilize in life. These skills are to move individuals toward their goals of living an impactful life worth living that they desire. I bring a varied life experience to meet you where you are. It has been frequently reported by clients, I am easy to identify with and authentic in my approach. I have experience working with couples, and individuals ages 13 and up with many topics such as anxiety, stress, communication, and various marital issues. It is my desire to bring my love of people, love of place, life experience, education, and counseling experience to bring about the change or solution a client seeks.