Profession Services Provided
Individual Counseling, Family Counseling, Couples Counseling, Spiritual Life Coaching, Angel Light Healing (Energy Work), Focusing and Grounding Techniques, Skills to decrease Anger, Anxiety, and Depression, Spiritual Retreats, Brief Solution Focused Therapy Techniques, Life Transitions such as Grief, Loss, College, Marriage and Divorce. Focusing and Grounding Techniques, Skills to overcome blockages due to Anger, Anxiety, and Depression, Ancestor Spirit Circle, Prayer Vigils/Ceremony, Marriage Ceremony Officiate in South Carolina.
Personal Therapeutic Theory
Rev. Angel Onley-Livingston meets her clients where they are in their life and helps them to develop a plan and put it into action to live the kind of life they want. She is here to listen. She is here to educate. She is here as a reflective mirror to give you back your own words, reflections on your life stories, accompanied with educational information for you to be able to reflect, think, make decisions, and live your best life! With over 9 years of Professional Counseling and over 11 years of Spiritual Counseling experience, she allows mental health counseling to meet the spiritual world in her therapeutic skills. Using skills from expressive art forms, talk therapy through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and spiritual practices, she treats the whole person. The niche she has found after 11 years in this field is in working with adolescents, adults and couples.
Angel is a National Board Certified Counselor and A Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of South Carolina. Angel’s education background is comprehensive with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education and Psychology from Coastal Carolina University. She has also completed a Masters in Professional Counseling with a minor in Mental Health from Webster University. She furthered her Spiritual Discernment by completing her first year of requirements of a two year Seminary Degree in Masters of Arts in Religion Program of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. Reverend Onley-Livingston was licensed to preach the gospel in 2007 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of Conway, SC. She was then ordained to the gospel ministry in November of 2011 at Palmetto Missionary Baptist Church of Conway, SC.
Rev. Onley-Livingston was trained in Applied Behavioral Therapy through Horry County Schools where she served as a therapist and Lead Therapist during the implementation years of the Learning lab, which used a Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Behavioral Therapy, at Myrtle Beach Primary School and Carolina Forrest Middle School. Reverend Angel Onley-Livingston has received Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training through an in-service training provided by MUSC at Waccamaw Mental Health.
Angel provided mental health counseling services through the Child and Adolescents Department of Waccamaw Mental Health Center by providing services in Horry County Schools through the Safe Schools Healthy Students Grant.
Rev. Onley-Livingston has experience from her previous employment in alcohol and substance abuse counseling in clinical service settings where she received alcohol and substance abuse training and supervision. Angel provided individual and group services at Shoreline Behavioral Health Services through the Safe Schools Health Students Grant where she provided services for clients in all of the Middle and High School settings of Horry County Schools and in their homes and alternative residential placements. Rev. Onley-Livingston also has experience with the treatment of alcohol and drug patients in the process of assessment, treatment, and consultation of clients who were being treated with Methadone at The Center of Hope in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Angel completed the PEAT Program in July of 2015 where she obtained a Certificate in Play & Expressive Arts Therapies, A fertile ground for emerging growth. She obtained 30 hour Training Program- CE’s. This program focuses on the integration of play & expressive arts practices in therapies for adolescents, adults, and couples. It is principally an experiential program, accompanied by some conversations about brain-wise practices in therapy. Trainings included learning The Body as a Source of Wisdom & Expressive Arts: Weaving a Home Grown Self, Journeying through Wounds, Personal Mythologies, Silenced Stories, Big Dreams, & Alchemical Transformations, Symbolic & Imaginable Worlds: Liberation Arts: Our Personal, Interpersonal, & Transpersonal Practices. In October 2015, she completed the Prepare & Enrich training to be a facilitator to help couples live a whole and healthy marriage.