880 4f S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607, United States

Office: (864) 412 - 7816 / FAX: (888) 600-7749

Upstate Counseling Associates, LLC.

Welcome to Upstate Counseling Associates, LLC

William L. Mulkey, MA, NCC, LPC, LPCS

Bill Mulkey

     Bill is known for a relaxed and comfortable approach to counseling. With over twenty years of experience in the mental health field, he considers himself an Integrative Psychotherapist, which means that he utilizes a variety of orientations and therapies, according to the client's individual needs. 

     Bill's approach involves genuine caring, acceptance, and being non-judgmental. He has worked as a psychotherapist, and over the past decade has been dedicated to fulfilling the responsibilities of an Administrator with several organizations. He has enjoyed the opportunity to work with young professionals as they develop their skills and grow as individuals and as clinical professionals. 

     Bill had a long-term goal to become a therapist and a helping professional, and he considers himself to be fortunate that he has the ability to continue his growth as a professional and as an individual. He also notes that, "I consider it a privilege to have the opportunity to work with other persons and to be a possible catalyst for positive change in their lives”.

     He is currently residing in the Upstate with his wife Carmen, and he has two daughters who recently graduated from  Clemson University. Bill’s current interests are in the Celtic heritage and culture of the Appalachians and abroad, and genealogy. He is retired from the United States Marine Corps, and supports various veterans’ organizations and causes.


  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC #4975) and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS #5673) in the State of South Carolina. 
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC # 254338) credential, which is awarded by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
  • Bill graduated with Distinguished Honors from Webster University, with a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling, With Emphasis in Professional Mental Health Counseling. Bill also attended Clemson University as an Undergraduate with his major being Psychology, and as a Graduate Student studying Applied Sociology. -He had been an Adjunct Professor  of Sociology at Limestone College for 16 years.
  • Extensive education, training, and experience in the field of children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbances, with a focus in trauma, anxiety, and maladaptive sexual behavior patterns. 
  • Bill has also worked with adults who face challenges related to depression, anxiety, and emotional regulation. 
  • Training and consultation with other professionals, agencies, and LPC-Associates seeking their full license within the state of South Carolina, and those LPCs who are wanting to grow into the LPC-Supervisor role.
  •  Surveyor for the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, International (CARF), providing accreditation services to programs internationally, and consults with various organizations as they work to becoming, or remaining, CARF accredited.
  • Post-graduate course work in Behavior Analysis, and incorporates many of the fundamentals of this field in his practice.
  • Providing services to clients from all the areas of the Upstate of South Carolina, such as Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens, and Oconee counties: (cities such as Greenville, Greer, Simpsonville, Easley, Spartanburg, Pickens, Clemson, Walhalla).

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