At Travelers Rest Counseling Associates, we believe that people flourish when they authentically contribute to their communities.


But for many, this feels impossible because of depression, anxiety, marital strife, lack of motivation, or any number of other issues. We can help by listening, treating you with dignity, withholding judgment, and working with you to find ways to live a fulfilling life.



Portraits by Kendyle Seay

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Calvin D. Armerding, MA, LPC
Senior Associate, Counselor

Calvin grew up in Albuquerque, NM, but moved to Travelers Rest in 2006 while attending Furman University. He graduated from Furman with Bachelors degrees in both English and Psychology in 2010. He then moved back west and earned a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary in 2012. Soon after graduating, Calvin's love of Upstate South Carolina brought him back to where he now calls home. He lives in Travelers Rest with family and six chickens.

Calvin loves to write and play music, fly fish, play sports, and travel. He is trying (for the first time!) his hand at growing vegetables at home.

Calvin also is passionate about teaching counseling principles, and has had the privilege of being a guest lecturer at Furman University and Richmont Graduate University. He also has been able to teach counseling strategies and techniques the past four years at the annual conference for the South Carolina Society of Adlerian Psychology in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Areas of clinical focus: young adults, depression, anxiety, anger management, parent education, identity development

Calvin is a rostered provider of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).


Lindsay K. Hill, M.Ed., LPC-I
Senior Associate, Counselor

Lindsay, while originally from Florida, spent most of her childhood in Upstate South Carolina. She loved it so much that she stayed in the area for college and graduate school. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Clemson in 2010 (with a minor in Spanish Languages), and then received a Master's from Clemson in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She now lives in Greenville with her husband, her three cats, and a pet bunny named "Monkey."

In her spare time, Lindsay likes to read, practice yoga, and swim. She also takes a particular interest in mindfulness, and loves being outdoors, where she feels most able to appreciate herself and her surroundings.

Lindsay is also passionate about counseling research, and has had the opportunity to present her work at the South Carolina Counseling Association's annual conference. She has extensive experience working in clinical settings as well as doing advocacy for children in the Upstate.

Areas of clinical focus: children, adolescents, and young adults; anxiety, trauma recovery, depression, family dynamics, gender/sexuality

Lindsay is a rostered provider of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).



When you enter our office, you'll quickly find yourself feeling right at home. While there's plenty of space, it's also undeniably cozy. We'll be happy to offer you a glass of ice water, a cup of tea or coffee, or (during winter months) hot chocolate. It's our belief that if you feel comfortable in our space, you'll be more encouraged to press into the (sometimes) uncomfortable work of therapy and make progress towards your goals.