KLF Counseling & Consulting, PA and Kathy L. Fortner, Ed. S, LPC, CCMHC is accepting new clients who have been involved in traumatic events. She counsels children, adolescents, adults identified as having Acute Stress Disorder or PTSD. Ms. Fortner has had experience working with Military families, Veterans, and others exposed to life threatening events. Evidenced based treatment guidelines are utilitize to maximize client care. Ms. Fortner is additionally certified and is a member of the ICISF with specialized training by national presenters and trainers for CISD work with groups, individuals, crisis, and other areas affecting individuals exposed to traumatic events.
Ms. Fortner will bill private insurance yet also will bill SOVA (South Carolina Victims Assistance) for payment. If your child has been identified as needing these specialized services through the Children’s Recovery Center in Myrtle Beach or Dee Norton Childrens Center in Charleston, this practice is one of the trained professionals recognized consult, and then provide you with counseling or referral resources in Horry, Georgetown, and surrounding counties. You may request the clinician within this practice to be selected as your provider of mental health services.
National Center for Victims of Crime Resources (June 26, 2010)
Information for parents, teens, and family members is located within this article for resources of issues of “good touch, bad touch”; refusal for teen girls to “say” no; what to do should there be concern “who should my teen or I as a parent turn to”, and national resource information.
- Child Sexual Abuse,
- Crime, Teens, and Trauma
- Dating Violence
- Information for Parents-Teens Getting Help
- Workplace Violence-Facts and Information
- Just for Parents
- Getting Help
- Workplace Violence-Employer Information
- Crisis Intervention
- Domestice Violence-What Does That Mean?
- Information for Friends
- After the Event-Anniversary Reactions
- Safety Plan-Domestic Violence
For more information, contact our office to speak with one of our clinicians regarding your options for treatment and related services.
PSTD and Anxiety Information (June 28, 2010)
Information about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is presented in this article with various videos about PTSD, Anxiety and Depression with videos from Judith Beck associated with Freedom from Fear, an organization devoted to educating both the clinical professional and client about these disorders and the use of CBT.
- PTSD Video
- CBT or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- AAFP Video-PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress After an Accident
Facilities for Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse near Georgetown and Horry Counties:
Dee Norton Low County Children’s Center
This facility is located near the Charleston, SC area and provides quality treatment and evaluation services for victimized children. We accept referrals from this center.
Children’s Recovery Center
This facility is located near Myrtle Beach, SC area providing evaluation services with listing of local mental health providers of service treating children with child sexual abuse. We accept referrals from this center and may request the provider of your choice.
You may contact the practice of Kathy L. Fortner, EdS, LPC, CCMHC by calling (843) 240-9446 with 24 hour answering service voice mail system with clinician forwarding protocol.