Providing psychiatric services throughout South Carolina

Hours : Flexible schedule, varies by provider.
  Contact : 843-792-9396


Hilary J. Bernstein, DHA

Dr. Hilary J. Bernstein is a psychotherapist who primarily works with adults who have depression and related mood disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, stress management issues and grief and loss related issues. She has clinical expertise in individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, marital therapy, psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and brief solution-oriented therapy.

Dr. Bernstein received a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Tulane University where she majored in Psychology, a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of South Carolina and a Doctorate in Health Administration (DHA) from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Bernstein has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina since 1989. In addition to her clinical experience, Dr. Bernstein has an extensive background in research and has numerous publications in the areas of depression, mood disorders, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), treatment efficacy, health status and quality of life.

Jeni Bowers Palmer, M.Ed., LPC, CEAP

Jeni Bowers Palmer has provided counseling services to adolescents, adults, couples, families and groups and has worked in a variety of clinical settings specializing in addictions, codependency, co-occurring disorders, eating disorders, relationship issues, stress management and occupational problems.

Debra Wallace, LISW-CP

Debra holds a faculty position as a Clinical Counselor at MUSC Institute of Psychiatry. Her focus is bereavement/loss, and she works primarily with adults in middle years. Other interests include anxiety, mood disorders, and posttraumatic stress.

Elizabeth J. Hudson, LMHC, LPC

Liz’s clinical expertise is working with children and adolescents experiencing mood or anxiety disorders, anger management, and trauma. Liz provides individual, family, and group therapy utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mutual aid, and support therapy.

Patricia A. Felker, LISW-CP

Pat Felker is a therapist at MUSC’s Institute of Psychiatry in the outpatient clinic. Pat enjoys working with children (10-12 years old), teenagers and adults. The vast majority of her experience includes working with teenage issues, trauma, anger management, domestic violence, grief and loss and depression/anxiety issues.