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Office Hours
Monday-Friday    8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday               Appointment Only
Sunday                  Office Closed

Evening appointments by request
612 Pasteur Drive
Suite 400
Greensboro, NC 27403
Emergency Contact 
Sandhills Crisis Line 
We'll be happy to answer any questions.

About Us

Journeys Counseling Center is a medical facility that provides intensive outpatient treatment for children, adults and families. Services are rendered by licensed and independent practitioners that specialize in a range of areas to meet the identifed specific needs of patients. 

At Journeys we believe "to everything there is a season. A time for everything under the heaven". So, whatever you are in that is causing your loved ones great difficulties, allow Journeys Counseling Center to assist by providing quality care. 
Ecclesiates 3:1 

Why Choose Us

On call coverage is available 24 hours a day to handle mental health emergencies.
Journeys Counseling Center is also linked to resources within the community to address psycho-social stressors that may be contributing factors to mental health issues. 
Office is convieniently located near Wesley Long, Moses Cone and Women's Hospital.

Our Services

Journeys Counseling Center offers various services to patients. Services range from Therapy Services to Treatment Modalities. 

Therapy Services Provided 

Mood Disorder 

Anxiety Disorders 

Grief and Loss

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Substance Abuse  

Behavioral Disorders (Attention Deficit Disorder, Conduct Disorder and etc.)


Post Partum Depression

Treatment Modalities/ Services  

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Trauma Focused Therapy

Psycho Educational Therapy

Spiritual/Hypnosis Therapy

Play Therapy

Group Therapy

Consultant Service

Maternity Service

Couple/Relationship Counseling

"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step"

Our Team

The staff at Journeys Counseling Center are qualified practitioners here to serve you.

Shirena Smith


Shirena is a graduate of UNC-Charlotte where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. She also received a Master's of Social Work from the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Shirena is a certified trama focused cognitive behavioral therapist, transpersonal hypnotist and a certified doula. She has more than 18 years working experience with women, children and families.  

David Buchanan


David is a graduate of UNC- Greensboro where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Social Work from North Carolina Central University. David is a certified hypnotherapist and trauma focused behavioral therapist. He assist individuals with overcoming various obstacles through hynotherapy. He has over 18 years of experience in helping people improve their lives. 

Lorenzo Hansley


Lorenzo is a graduate of UNC-Greensboro where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Social Work from North Carolina Central University. With over 14 years of experince with working with adolescents and families in Juvenile Justice, Lorenzo has helped many. He is certified through Duke Hospital Family Children and Health to assist adolescents who suffer from traumatic experiences. 

Dale Slaughter, Jr

Dale graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Dale has over 14 years of experience working in the mental health profession. Dale utilizes Structural, Experiential, and Solution-focused therapy approaches as well as the evidenced- based model Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

Sasha Giles 

​​​​​MSW, LCSW-A
Sasha graduated from Philadelphia University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Social Work from North Carolina A&T State University and University of North Carolina Greensboro. Sasha has over 10 years of experience working with children, youth and families in inpatient facilities and community settings.

Marlon Nolen

Marlon obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Education from East Carolina University. Early in his career, he gained several years of experience working in community mental health. To supplement his community mental health experience, Marlon enrolled in the Joint Master of So-cial Work in between NC A&T State University and UNCG. In this program, he received multicultural clinical competence training.


Freda graduated from Winston-Salem State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Studies and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from UNC-Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University. She has over 10 years of experi-ence working with individuals with mental health issues including traumatic experiences, substance use, depres-sion, anxiety and everyday stressors.

Freda Davis

Majesty Purvis

​​​​​MA, LPC-A
Majesty graduated from North Caroli-na Agricultural and Technical State University in 2015, with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, (minor Philosophy). She received a Masters of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2017 along with a Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling and Behavioral Addictions.

Ashley Griffin

Ashley is a native of Greensboro, NC. She attended North Carolina Central University where she received her Undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and her Master’s in Social Work. Ashley assist children, adolescent and adults with their psychotherapy needs. While pursing her MSW, she interned with Alberta Professional Services working with adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities.

Amanda Connelly

​​​Amanda ​​has been in mental health for over 10 years and have been a clinical therapist for over 5 years. She has worked in a variety of settings such as schools outpatient clinics, hospital and group home/day treatment. Amanda also have been trained in trauma informed care and forensic evaluation.

Charlee Grant 

Office Administrator 

Charlee is the Office Administrator for Journeys. She sets the tone for the office experience. With more than 20 years in the allied healthcare industry, she will ensure that your visit to our office is stress free. Charlee will gladly discuss any concerns you might have with insurance or your next appointment. 

Contact Us

Journeys Counseling Center provides on call coverage 24-hours a day to assess mental health emergiences. It is conveniently located near Wesley Long, Moses Cone, and Women's Hospital. 
Tel.: 336-294-1349
Fax: 336-292-6711
Email: [email protected]

Emergency Contact 
Sandhills Crisis Line
612 Pasteur Drive 
Suite 400
Greensboro, NC 27403
United States of America
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