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Jill Smith and Associates Team

Ally Gauche

Our psychotherapists are masters level licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, and licensed marriage and family therapists. But they are more than that: they bring warm personalities, a “realness” and an appreciation for the enormous honor and responsibility it is that you have chosen to work with us.

Ally Gauche

Ally Gauche

Ally Gauche

Hi there! 

I have over 11 years of experience working as a social worker in the mental health field. I have worked with clients from a wide age range to help provide comfort and support in their time of need.  

I want to give you a safe space, free of judgement, where you can truly process your feelings and emotions. I love being able to help someone cope with life events and then come out stronger than before. 

I would like to be able to work with you to help you realize your potential growth, serve as a base for self-exploration, and focus on the reality of existing emotions. My hope is that you leave each session feeling as if you are making progress to become a healthier and happier version of yourself. 

Clinical Specialties: 

  • Grief
  • Loss 
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Situational Stress 

Clinical Experience: 

  • Inpatient behavioral health treatment 
  • Emergency department crisis intervention 

Education: 

  • Master of Social Work, University of South Carolina 
  • Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Clemson University

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