Counselors & Staff

We have an amazing team of professional and friendly counselors


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Roberta Bogle

Roberta Bogle, MS, LPC-S, CCMHC, ICCS is the Clinical Director of the Center for Counseling & Wellness in North Myrtle Beach. As a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Roberta welcomes individuals, couples, and families.

Ron Bogle

Ron Bogle is the Excecutive Director at The Center. Along with Roberta Bogle he founded The Center. He is a pastor and provides pastoral and relationship counseling.

Patsy Alexander

MSW, LISW-CP. Patsy has over 20 years of experience providing counseling to individuals, families and groups dealing with issues of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, behavioral problems, marital issues, and life transition concerns.

Bruce Lynch

MA, LPC, NCAC-I, CAC II. Bruce works with adults, adolescents, children, families and couples. He has experience dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, marital issues and self-esteem. He is a nationally certified addiction counselor with an extensive background in addiction counseling.

Bob Carter

Bob Carter M.Ed., M.Div., Ed.S., LMFT/SIT, RPT. Bob is a highly experienced counselor specializing in Marriage & Family. He is a Registered Child Play Therapist, and utilizes a specially equipped Play Therapy Room.

Sara Cato

Sara received her BA in Psychology from Coastal Carolina Univeristy and her Masters of Science in Clinical Counseling from Francis Marian University in August 2016.

Phil Harper

Phillip specializes in working with troubled children, teens, and young adults.  He has the unique ability to connect and identify with this population because he himself was a troubled child, teen, and young adult.

Adrienne Lowery

Adrienne has experience working with adults and adolescents dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, relationships, and behavioral problems.

Jim Bennett

Jim Bennett

Mandy Mitchell

Mandy has over 10 years of experience as a counselor working with individuals, couples and families focusing on issues related to trauma, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, grief and aging.

Illyana Tallo

Illyana works with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples who are struggling with anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, process addictions, behavioral problems, and relationship issues.

Monty Prescot

Monty is an LPC-I and is especially interested in working with veterans and PTSD. He will be working under the supervision of Roberta Bogle

Jeanne Fairfax

Jeanne is an LPC-I working under the supervision of Roberta Bogle

Deonca Robinson

Deonca works with individuals, couples, families to help them cope with anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, ADHD, anger and self- esteem.

Ali Mays

Ali enjoys working with clients ranging from school age children to adults. Some areas of her experience include depression, anxiety, substance abuse, behavioral problems and mood disorders.

Julie Mullins

Julie works with individuals, couples and families to help them cope with anxiety, depression, marital/relationship issues, life transitions, career development, mood disorders, chemical dependency and addictions, trauma, and other mental, emotional and spiritual issues.

Jonathan Bennett

Jon works with individuals, couples and families to help them cope with anxiety, depression, marital/relationship issues, life transitions, career development, mood disorders, chemical dependency and addictions, trauma, and other mental, emotional and spiritual issues.

Alysia Vulgaris

Alysia Vulgaris works with children, adolescents, and adults to help them cope with grief, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and other mental and emotional issues.

Wanda Barnes

Wanda Barnes

Barbara Orticelli

Barbara Orticelli is a counseling intern

Amanda Harvey

Amanda Harvey



Beth Leiner

Beth is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and currently serves as Office Manager, responsible for coordinating the office staff and operations of The Center’s two locations, along with providing billing support.

Kathy Young

Kathy Young

Mary Ann Roberts

Mary Ann Roberts