Hosea Counseling Services, LLC

Hope & Healing for the Hurt.

Our Therapist & Staff

About us

Hosea Counseling Services is a private practice serving clients in and around Brunswick, Georgia, and online to Georgia residents.  We prioritize creating a therapeutic atmosphere that promotes growth and positive change for you.  We provide both faith-based and non-faith based counseling services, dependent upon your request. Our practice believes in a holistic approach of mind, body, spirit, and soul.  We look forward to working with you to address your challenges and realize your goals. Therapy is a process that can move you toward being the healthiest version of yourself and living the life you desire.  We are here to assist you!

Owner & Therapist

Kristen Keene, MS, LPC

Kristen is a Licensed Professional Counselor, EMDR Therapist and Certified Life Coach with a Master’s of Science Degree in Psychology.  Kristen has a passion for helping trauma survivors walk in freedom and gain tools to live a healthy and fulfilling life.  It is her honor to partner with you to bring you into clarity, healing and wholeness.

Kristen specializes in working with those struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, PTSD, grief & loss, self esteem issues, relationship issues, obsessive-compulsive disorder & more.  She uses a variety of approaches to address her client’s unique needs, such as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Somatic Psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Faith-Based Therapy and Holistic Therapy. She will move you toward a tailored treatment plan and approach that includes coping tools to help sustain the growth experienced in therapy.

Additionally, Neuroscience research reveals that individuals who practice self-compassion & mindfulness techniques are happier, more resilient, and better equipped to heal painful memories from the past. It is Kristen’s honor and mission to help her clients move past what’s blocking them from reaching their full potential individually and in their relationships.

Learn more about Kristen on her blog page!

Kristen is in network with Aetna, Anthem/BCBS, Cigna, Healthgram, and UHC.


Miranda Elliott, LCSW

Miranda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over a decade experience in the mental health field.  She holds undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Human Services from Brewton Parker College and she earned her Master of Social Work degree from Valdosta State University in 2015.  In addition, she is a certified grief specialist and certified trauma therapist.

She practices individual counseling tailored to meet her client’s specific goals.  She specializes in a variety of areas including depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, domestic violence, divorce, self-esteem issues, anger management, attachment, stress management, grief and loss, personality disorders and more!  She uses different treatment modalities to include CBT, DBT & Psychodynamic Therapy.

Miranda is taking private pay clients and is in network with Cigna, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield & Healthgram.  She will be accepting other major insurances soon!

Office Assistant

Vikki West

Vikki is our new Office Assistant.  She moved to the Golden Isles from Ohio in 2012. She has two adult sons, Ryan and Jared, with daughter-in-laws  Kenzie and Sarah. Since moving here, she has worked at the International Seafarer’s Center and Jekyll Harbor Marina.  She is able to deliver valuable services and always ready to help.  She is excited to join the team.


The Office

Street View

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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