Upstate Recovery Center, LLC  was formed in 2014 as a collaboration between Sarah B. McGuire LISW-CP, CSAT of Palmetto Counseling & Family Services, LLC and Leslie Hull-Kimball LISW-CPS, CSAT of Pettigru Counseling Associates. Ms. McGuire and Ms. Hull-Kimball are two of three practicing Certified Sex Addiction Therapists (CSAT) in the Upstate of South Carolina and offer services for individuals, couples, families and groups.

Ms. McGuire and Ms. Hull-Kimball also offer consultation and educational seminars for religious institutions, businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions.

Founded by renowned sex addiction therapist Dr. Patrick Carnes, the CSAT program was developed after years of extensive experience in the field of addiction therapy. The International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) offers CSAT certification which requires:

  • Fully licensed as required by the discipline in your State
  • 4-part, 120 hour training program
  • 30 hours of supervision with a CSAT Supervisor
  • Continuing education hours for renewal every two years

Ms. McGuire and Ms. Hull-Kimball have been personally trained by Dr. Patrick Carnes, Dr. Stefanie Carnes, and Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S.They both share a dedication and commitment for helping those who are affected by love and relationship issues, infidelity, and sexually compulsive or sexually addictive behaviors.

The information on this site is intended to provide a basic overview of the very complex nature of sexual addiction. For further information about assessment, treatment,  or consultation, contact Ms. McGuire or Ms. Hull-Kimball.

Upstate Recovery Center, LLC

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