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Professional Experience Makes a Difference.

Kristin F. Hepler, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS

Kristin F. Hepler, owner of Spence Clinical Services, is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Supervisor, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, and Certified Clinical Supervisor. Earning her Master of Education degree in Community Counseling from Winthrop University in 2005, she has over 18 years of experience in treating individuals with mental health and substance use issues. 

Kristin strives to create a safe, open and relaxed atmosphere that allows individuals to explore and learn new coping strategies for what brought them into therapy.  Kristin utilizes a variety of techniques and interventions in therapy as there is no ‘one size fits all.’  Kristin enjoys teaching CBT techniques, mindfulness/meditation, DBT skills; as well as narrative therapy, reality therapy and is EMDR Level 2 trained by the EMDRIA Institute.


·      Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, #6666
·      Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, #1459
·      Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor, #6666S
·     Certified Clinical Supervisor, #201333

Kristin’s Specialties:

·      Substance Use
·      Trauma
·      NPE Discovery (Not Parent Expected: learning through an ancestry DNA test that you are not biologically related to a parent you thought you were-in most cases one’s father)
·      Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
·      Men’s Issues
·      Mood Disorders

Contact Spence Clinical Services today to learn more.