Counselors & Staff of iHope

Our staff and counselors are honored to work with the clients here at iHope and with our churches, pastors, and community members around the city. Each brings a distinctly Christian worldview to their work, and each has professional training to ensure their clients receive the best possible care. Just click on a photo or name to learn more about each counselor.

Gina Llaneza

Office Manager

Jessica Hayes, MS, LPC, LMFT

Executive Director
Professional Counselor
Marriage and Family Therapist


Reeves Cannon, MA, LPC, BCPCC

Professional Counselor


Meryl Nesbit, MA, M.Ed

Certified Pastoral Counselor
Certified Life Coach


Joanna Refvem, LPC

Professional Counselor
SC Licensed Supervisor Candidate

Jennifer Almers, MA, LPCA

Professional Counselor Associate

Nicholas Lee, BS

Graduate Student Intern
in the Clinical Counseling program at The Citadel

Abby Buie

Undergraduate Intern from Francis Marion University

If you would like to schedule an appointment with any of the above counselors, just give us a call at (843) 702-0323.