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Amber Tolbert, LISW-CP

Amber Tolbert LCSW, Fort Mill PsychotherapistFounder and Director

Amber is the Founder and Director of Fort Mill Psychotherapy and is proud to lead a dynamic team of highly functioning professionals!

Amber is originally from South Carolina and is a proud graduate of The University of South Carolina with dual Master Degrees in Social Work and in Public Health. She is dually licensed in South Carolina (LISW-CP 10695) as well as North Carolina (C008417). Amber’s experience includes all mental health settings and all ages specializing in family system, conflict, and relationship. Her expertise is working with clients on identity (sense of self), self-worth, numbing, anxiety, depression, family conflict, and codependency.

Amber specializes in adults and provides individual therapy, couples therapy, group, and family therapy.

Sydney Estes, LMSW

Sydney EstesLicensed Master Social Worker

Sydney is from South Carolina and received her Master in Social Work from Winthrop University. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker in South Carolina as well as Licensed Independent Social Worker Associate in North Carolina. Sydney has 3 years in the field of human services working alongside individuals and families challenged with substance use and abuse, grief, family reunification, divorce, co-parenting, anxiety, deteriorating health, self-esteem/self-image, and trauma.

Sydney specializes in teens and young adults, she provides individual therapy, group, and family therapy.

Amanda Enlow, LPC

Amanda EnlowLicensed Professional Counselor

Amanda is a Charlotte area native who spent almost 11 years in the Columbia, SC area before relocating back to the Charlotte area. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Columbia College in 2010 and a Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree from the University of South Carolina in 2011. Amanda is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina and North Carolina. Her experience as a counselor consists of five years working with older adolescents and adults with serious and persistent mental illness at a community mental health center, followed by a year and a half as a counselor in a private psychotherapy practice focusing on children, adolescents, and adults before joining our team. Amanda provides treatment services using a holistic approach for issues related to anxiety, codependency, trauma, stress, depression, relationships, life transitions, spirituality, identity, body image, athlete mental performance, and support for spouses of sport coaches. Additionally, Amanda completed the Maternal Mental Health Intensive in Perinatal Mood & Anxiety through the Seleni Institute and enjoys specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health, including perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, perinatal emotional distress, birth related trauma, NICU related trauma, perinatal loss including miscarriage and stillbirth, fertility issues including IVF and surrogacy, and spouse/partner support.

Aldi Gaines, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Aldi was born and raised in Maryland, spent 13 years in Virginia, and relocated to the Carolinas in 2016. Her journey to becoming a healer began in 2009 with a vision to offer a safe place that supports the emotional, psychological, spiritual, and physical health of men and women.  She offers empowerment and compassion to her clients in effectively navigating life’s challenges using a holistic approach to wellness.

Aldi holds a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina and South Carolina. Aldi provides treatment services for depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, relationships, anger, self-esteem/self-image, life transitions, grief and loss, conflict resolution, and substance abuse.  Some of the treatment interventions she uses include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).  These clinical approaches are used to help individuals and their families recover from addiction, heal from trauma, and build on their strengths to create more fulfilling relationships and meaningful lives.

Shannon Dervay

Licensed Professional Counselor, LCAS

Shannon was born in New York but raised mostly in the South as she has lived within the Fort Mill community for the past 30 years. Shannon holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from Winthrop University. She embraces a passion for working with couples and families to help restore/improve relationships and individual significance within the interpersonal context. Having a 12 year history of working with individuals who envelope substance use/abuse/addiction issues, Shannon enjoys helping people who seek recovery as well as family members affected by addiction. Her experience also supports individuals with issues related to depression, anxiety, self-esteem/self-worth, loss and grief, stress/anger management and life transitions.

Shannon is licensed in Professional Counseling (NC & SC), Addiction, and she currently works within the exercise industry as a fitness professional as she believes exercise contributes greatly to overall well-being and happiness.

Victor D. Kidd

Licensed Master Social Worker

Victor is from the Washington, DC metropolitan area and received his master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Howard University. Victor comes to FMP with over four years of practitioner experience as a social worker and therapist, working with disadvantage populations, adjudicated youth, families, LGBTQ communities, communities of color, and individuals with intellectual disabilities. As a therapist, Victor provides treatment services for depression, anxiety, behavior modification, relationships, trauma, grief and loss, healthy coping skill development, and substance abuse. Utilizing a strengths-based perspective, Victor provides treatment interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Narrative Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy. Victor specializes in youth males, individual therapy, couples therapy, and family therapy.

Dr. Kim Wilson

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Kimberly Wilson, PhD, LMFT is a native Detroiter happily transplanted to Fort Mill, SC. Dr. Kimberly earned her Master of Arts in Psychology from Chapman University and her doctorate in International Psychology from Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Currently, she is an approved American Association of Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor Candidate and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in four states: South Carolina (4706), North Carolina (1303), Georgia (954), and Michigan (4101006188). She has 22 years of experience in behavioral health also served our country and retired from the United States Marine Corps.

Tonga Newsome

Office Manager

Tonga Newsome has joined Fort Mill Psychotherapy as the Office Manager. Tonga has 28 years of experience in customer service and support. Her career began in the travel industry with a major airline and in her years of serving the community, she was presented several “Above and Beyond” awards for her constant displays of compassion towards others.

It was her passion for enhancing the life of others through service that brought her to the FMP family. It is her intention to lend her extensive customer service experience to the practice as well as be an example of kindness and dedication to current and future clients.  Tonga is a gift to the FMP family!