MEET GIOVANNA

THE THERAPIST

As a licensed professional counselor and owner of Touchstone Counseling & Coaching, Giovanna is affectionaly known as The Giant Slayer because of her unwavering commitment to assist the clients and families of Touchstone with identifying, facing, confronting and slaying the “giants” in their lives…giants of fear, self doubt, self hatred, insecurity, lack, procrastination, low self worth, depression, anxiety, etc. Touchstone Counseling & Coaching is a client centered, solution focused for profit organization that provides mental, emotional and behavioral health services to children, adults, couples and families in Upstate SC. Giovanna and the therapists at Touchstone utilize a variety of evidence based, complementary therapies designed to help clients rebuild self esteem and self worth, release depression and anxiety, resolve issues of grief and loss, repair marriages and relationships, reconnect families and regain a healthier sense of well being.  Touchstone accepts private insurance, SC Medicaid plans, EAP, and private pay.

THE LIFE COACH

Giovanna has been a life coach since 2008 when she began facilitating vision board workshops​ in her living room.  Already a trained counselor, having earned her Masters in 2004, she added the skills of life coaching fo people who did not have clinical concernssuch as depression or anxiety, but needed assistance in managing life issues such as self sabotage, perfectionism, feeling not good enough, low self esteem, poor boundaries and more.  Giovanna provides individual and group life coaching sessions, seminars, classes and workshops both in person and online.  Although these services are not covered under private insurance or Medicaid, she offers affordable payment plans and packages.  She encourages the clients she works with to own who they are and accept themselves completely without judgment or criticism, apology or justification.  Giovanna wants her clients to own their stories, their truths, their fears and insecurities, and then to develop the strength and courage to overcome them.

THE SPEAKER

Although Giovanna didn’t receive her first “paid” speaking engagement until 2009, she is no stranger to being on stage addressing crowds of people.  Her on stage experiences began as a beauty pageant contestant in the Miss SC Pre-Teen and Teen pageants and later as a speaker at her high school graduation.  Her professional career offered many additional opportunities to speak, facilitate, train and teach in a variety of different settings.  With her dynamic, yet practical delivery and style, Giovanna is sure to captivate, motivate and elevate audiences of all sizes.  ​

  • Upstate Circle of Friends, Greenville, SC

  • Pleasant Valley Connection, Greenville, SC

  • Bethlehem Christian Academy, Simpsonville, SC

  • SC Headstart Association, Charleston, SC

  • Sweet Canaan Baptist Church, Piedmont, SC

  • Revelation of Me Conference, Anderson, SC

  • Macedonia Baptist Church, Irmo, SC

  • Savannah State University, Savannah, GA

  • Rural Mission,St. John’s Island, SC

  • Center for Health & Healing, Spartanburg, SC

  • St. Marks Church, Taylors, SC

  • Sister Sister Teen Mentoring Group, Easley, SC

  • New Foundation Missionary Baptist Church, Easley, SC

  • Predestined Teen Outreach, Easley, SC

THE AUTHOR

Have you been asking yourself the question, Why Am I Still Single? Do you find yourself repeatedly dating the same types of men over and over again? Are you smart, successful, independent and yet still single and searching for love? Are you tired of settling for less than you what you truly want and deserve in your relationships? Have you felt like giving up on your happily ever after?
Why Am I Still Single is the long awaited self help book on relationships by author, life coach, speaker, radio talk show host, and licensed psycho-therapist, Giovanna Burgess Geathers. In this book, Giovanna helps you to discover what may be holding you back from finding the love you want. It also teaches you how to identify your unhealthy relationship and dating patterns as
well as how your past issues and experiences may be directing and determining your current decisionsand behaviors. Written from a practical, spiritual and psychological perspective, it is a combination of the author’s experiences, theoretical knowledge and insight as she seeks to help women gain a deeper understanding of their relationships with men, with others, but most importantly, with themselves.

SKILLS:

Public Speaking

Communication & Problem Solving

Conflict Resolution

Team Building

Leadership Development Values

Workplace Conflict

Career Development

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