About

Practicing from a Biblical Worldview, Envision counselors believe that every person is a valuable treasure, that everyone is capable of creating positive life changes, and that hope can be found even in the most difficult circumstances.


Judy Jankowski, MS, LPC, CAC

Judy has been a counselor since 2013, but has been in the world of people development, coaching, and life study for much, much, longer. She has been married to her first and only husband for over 30 years. She is a mother, a step-mother, and a grandmother. Like most people, she was not raised in a perfect home and spent years learning to make healthy life choices. She stumbled into the business world quite by accident and found success in management and consulting.

Still, her natural gifts have always been in working with people. Whether it is encouraging a co-worker, comforting a child, or presenting solutions to a group of executives, she has a passion for helping people explore possibilities. She finally decided to pursue this passion in the field of counseling. She received a Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling, is licensed in the State of South Carolina as a Professional Counselor and is a Certified Addictions Counselor.

Contact: info@ecsweb.org | (864) 278-0590


Carla Turner, MS, LPC

After receiving her Masters of Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Carla began work in community mental health centers counseling individuals with severe and persistent mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This population included people with a wide range of complicating life factors such as youth in transition, geriatric issues, incarceration, homelessness, co-occurring disorders, and unemployment. Carla has worked as counselor in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse facilities. She has experience using multiple treatment strategies and has received training in CBT, DBT, Mood Management, Neurofeedback and EMDR. Carla has treated those with OCD, phobias, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, anger issues, situational stressors, divorce, substance abuse, trauma, and much more.

In addition to her vast counseling experience, Carla is a wife and mother who enjoys spending time with her family, music, drawing, and sitting on her front porch swing listening to the rain. Carla uses a holistic approach to counseling, believing it is important to consider the whole person, body, mind, spirit, and emotions, in the quest for optimal physical and mental health.

Contact: CTurner@ecsweb.org | (864) 278-0601


Bobbie Shannon, MA, LPC

Bobbie Shannon LPC has been a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 25 years. She is licensed in both North and South Carolina. She completed her undergraduate work at Gardner Webb University and her graduate degree at Webster University.

She began her career at Polk Mental Health working with youth at risk and added adults and families. She spent 9 years as the counselor at Steps to Hope; Polk County’s domestic violence shelter and worked exclusively with women’s issues, including but not limited to, domestic violence, sexual assault, codependency, and self-esteem issues. Bobbie believes in meeting people where they are and then help them discover solutions.

Her specialties include domestic violence, sexual abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, and family work. She has been trained in the EAGALA model of equine assisted psychotherapy since 2009 and continues the equine work in her private practice in Tryon, NC.

Bobbie enjoys gardening, reading and spending time in nature, but her lifelong passion is the love, care, and rescue of animals.

Contact: BShannon@ecsweb.org | (864) 278-0593


Beth Baily-Billmeyer, BS, Office Manager

In her many years of experience as a manager and director of Operations, Human Resources, and Counseling Services, Beth has gained a deep understanding and appreciation for the important work of Envision Counseling Services. Beth is responsible for all the very important and necessary work that takes place outside of the counseling office. But don’t let her sharp business mind fool you. Beth is a counselor at heart and serves the community by acting as a Mentor for “Fostering Great Ideas”, is an Equine Specialist on a counseling team at Hope Remains, and is a member of the South Carolina Christian Foundation.

Beth is married and has two horses and four dogs. She is an animal lover (especially horses) and an expert in natural equine and canine pet care.

Contact: bethb@ecsweb.org | (864) 278-0591


Elizabeth Perry, MA, LPCI

Elizabeth knows what it’s like to struggle with acceptance and finding your place in the world. She worked in a variety of areas and backgrounds before finding her calling in psychology and counseling.  She completed her education, and then gained experience in several areas of the field, including working with survivors of domestic violence and those with substance use disorders. She discovered that she felt most called to help people by assisting them in learning how to enhance their lives by: improving their ability to face stressors and problems; by working on their personal and/or professional relationships, by developing healthy habits; and by gaining confidence in their ability to make decisions. Elizabeth feels that she has the unique perspective of someone who has been there, as she has had to work through some of these issues herself. She now lives in the Spartanburg area with her husband, family, and two dogs. Please contact her for a free phone consultation and start the process of feeling better today.

Contact: EPerry@ecsweb.org | (864) 278-0598


Paige Smith, MA, LMFT

Paige Forrester received her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Converse College and has been a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist since 2013. She began her career working in a community mental health center counseling those with severe and persistent mental illnesses. During this time she has been able to work with people of all ages but her primary focus has been children and their families. Paige has experience using multiple treatment strategies and has received training in CBT, DBT, Art Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness. She is Project Best rostered to provided Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Paige is also STEP parenting trained and has led group parenting classes.
Paige is married and loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys spending time in nature and working on her farm.

Contact: pforrester@ecsweb.org | (864) 278-0590


Nicole Hill, MA, LPC-A

As a teen, Nicole faced some circumstances that were out of her control but learned to own them and work with what she was given. She is passionate about helping others be healthy and happy in life and in relationships. Nicole has experience with adolescents who have been through traumatic situations and helped them to know that there is hope. She takes pride in helping others find their purpose and be confident with what that purpose is. She serves adolescents, teens, and adults with issues related to anxiety, depression, trauma, and setting boundaries in relationships by building a partnership in a safe environment where they can find validation and support without judgement.
Nicole is a wife, mother, stepmother, and grandmother who enjoys cooking, listening to music, laughing, and spending time with her family.

Contact: nhill@ecsweb.org | (864) 278-0606



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