Last updated: 3/31/2020

Jennifer Ferguson Elkins, EdD, LPCS, RPTS (843) 661-6030
Last Updated: 3/31/2020
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Licensed Professional Counselor

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:

Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Developmental Disability Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Palmetto Family Works, LLC
2147 Hoffmeyer Rd
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 661-6030

Contact: Jennifer Elkins

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 5:30pm
Tue9:00am – 5:30pm
Wed9:00am – 5:30pm
Thu9:00am – 5:30pm
Fri9:00am – 5:30pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Palmetto Family Works, LLC
102 Renaissance Circle
Mauldin, SC 29662
(864) 538-6906

Contact: Jennifer Elkins

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 7:00pm
Tue9:00am – 7:00pm
Wed9:00am – 7:00pm
Thu9:00am – 7:00pm
Fri9:00am – 7:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 2 Days
Weekends: 3 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 15

SC - LPC [4156]

Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Postgraduate Certificate Trauma Treatment
Registered Play Therapist (RPT)
Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor (RPT-S)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: $45
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
APS Healthcare Companion HealthCare (blueAdvantage Open-Access POS)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Companion HealthCare Corporation
BlueCross BlueShield (Preferred Blue) Managed Health Network
Carolina Care Plan Select Health

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Children (6-12)
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Preschool (Under 6) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Children of Divorce
Adopted College Students Diabetes Disabled Military/Veterans Step Families Suicidal
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral Play Therapy Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Behavioral Biofeedback Crisis Intervention Parent Guidance Sandplay Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Hispanic Irish
Professional Associations
Association for Play Therapy (APT)