Shoray Kirk, PhD, MS, LPC

We are living at a time fraught with uncertainty. And uncertainty is the hector that feeds anxiety, depression and despair. There is a lot we don’t know. What we do know, however, is that in addition to practical support and know how, we humans long for connection and emotional support. Especially at times such as this. So, let’s reach out. Ask for and offer support in safe and healthy ways. As a species, we have weathered many collective hardships. And those who have stayed connected through helping one another have weathered better. Those who have practiced overriding anxiety driven thoughts and behaviors in favor of informed and measured responses have come out more whole and even stronger. As a human family, we will get through these times too. And we can do it with dignity and kindness if we choose our path wisely, one informed action at a time, one act of kindness at a time, one unsure step at a time, one day at a time.

For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love - Carl Sagan

 

A little bit about me:

Shoray received her master's of science in counseling psychology, and her PhD in social psychology with an emphasis on interpersonal dynamics at home and in the workplace. She has accumulated over 30 years of knowledge and expertise in solution-focused counseling, coaching and consulting. Her approach is interactive, collaborative and solution-oriented. Her goal is to help clients develop healthier patterns of thinking, behaving, and relating. She believes this kind of counseling and coaching is the pathway for you if you are interested in thriving rather than just surviving life's challenges.

Shoray's practice in Greenville includes:

  • Couples/Relationships
  • Blended/Second Families
  • Individual/Personal growth and development
  • Family Systems
  • Adjustment to life Transitions/crises

Clear understanding of one's strengths and deficits helps us transform negative, automatics and habitual patterns of thought and behavior into healthful ones. Coaching or counseling can provide us with new and constructive pathways out of repetitive, self-defeating patterns. Deeper self-examination provides us with new perspectives which in turn enable us to rise above and beyond life's challenges or obstacles -i.e. personal transition; relationships; second family dynamics. Helping clients tap into their own inner compass and hidden gifts is one of the many privileges of my profession. I deeply value walking people through seemingly impossible impasses toward a place of peaceful fulfillment, internally and externally.

Clients with busy life styles seem to benefit from this more fluid and more proactive problem-solving model which allows for more flexibility - e.g. phone or web "meetings". 

For more information, questions or to schedule an appointment, please contact Shoray by phone at 864-293-9994 

or better yet, by emailing me at  [email protected]

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