Counseling is about self-discovery, healing and growth

Thank you for having the courage to seek help for yourself or your loved one. You already have the strength and ability within you to reach your potential. With guidance, you can work through this difficult time. Counseling provides a safe, confidential and nonjudgmental environment to process and work through life's issues. I hope to walk with you on life's journey to increase your potential to reach your goals.

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Services Offered

Individual Counseling

We provide individual counseling for children, teens and adults who may be experiencing, anxiety, depression or having difficulty adjusting to a new situation in life.  

At the Garnet Oak, we seek to create a safe place for you to share your thoughts and emotions. 

Group Counseling

The Garnet Oak provides groups for teens and young adults to teach critical life skills such as time management and living on their own for the first time. 

The Garnet Oak also provides  groups for caregivers of individuals with special needs. Topics include Chronic Sorrow, Caregiver Burnout, and ways to advocate for your loved one. 

Premarital Counseling

Let the Garnet Oak walk you through the topics of the Prepare-Enrich Assessment to help you  identify issues that need a conversation before you get married. 

Topics include finances, differences in family of origin, establishing personal, couple and family goals, understanding and appreciating personality differences. 

About the Garnet Oak

The Garnet Oak is a virtual counseling office located in South Carolina.

Virtual sessions give you the freedom to have your sessions from the comfort of your own home or setting of your choice. 

The Garnet Oak's Mission

The Garnet Oak provides a place where individuals, couples and families can learn to use the tools they possess to embark on a journey of self discovery, healing and growth.  

The Garnet Oak's Vision

To provide a place where individuals and families can find compassion, respite, and a restorative community where they can grow and heal until people throughout the world are inspired to be the restorative community and embrace individuals with special needs and mental health issues. ​

What Can I Expect with a Virtual Session?

  • Counselors are in a private and secure office, just as they would be for a traditional, in-person session.
  • Counseling intake forms are completed using our online portal to make the process as easy as possible.
  • Consent is discussed to ensure you fully understand the services and limitations.
  • Sessions are not recorded.

What Virtual Counseling is:

  • Safe and secure
  • Convenient
  • Interactive video conferencing between you and your counselor

Virtual Counseling is not:
  • An Avatar
  • Sending Emails
  • Sending Text Messages

Meet the counselor...

Cassandra McClain MA, LPC

I have earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from Columbia International University. The state of South Carolina licenses me as a Licensed Professional Counselor. My license Number is 7320. I am also a certified Prepared-Enrich Facilitator for Premarital Counseling.

I have experience working with children, teens and​ adults. I especially enjoy working with the parents, caregivers and families of individuals with special needs.  

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