Hillside Counseling Center


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Thank you for visiting the Hillside Counseling Center web pages.  Conveniently located in the Towne Lake area of Woodstock, the Hillside Counseling Center is a community-focused, church-based counseling center with a commitment to excellence and sensitivity to the needs of all persons in need of quality care.

While the Counseling Center serves the congregation at Hillside UMC, we are eager to serve anyone regardless of their church affiliation. All services offered are consistent with the spiritual and ethical standards of the Christian faith. Our licensed counselors keep all sessions confidential, and all calls are confidential.

2017-townelaker-readers-choice-award.jpgPerhaps you’ve stopped by because you’re exploring the various ministries of Hillside United Methodist Church.  Or you may have an important personal need in your life, and you’ve come to find out how the Counseling Center might be helpful to you or to someone you care about.

In any case, we’re very glad you’re here, and we hope we can answer some of the important questions you have about the ways you could benefit from the professional, church-sensitive care available at Hillside Counseling Center.  We hope you’ll decide to give us a call.  We would love to answer any questions you may have, and if you like, schedule an appointment for you, or assist you in getting help for someone you love.

Counseling Staff


Carol Zepf

Director of Counseling

I am a fully credentialed Licensed Professional Counselor and the Director of Hillside Counseling Center. I am responsible for assembling the group of therapists that work alongside me as we serve the community from within the outreach efforts of Hillside UMC. (We are qualified and uniquely qualified to help those in need.)

'The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoices; and with my song will I praise him.' Psalm 28:7

770-924-8517 ext. 121


Allison Spargo


My spirit was called to serve the Hillside Counseling Center, to form a community with the individuals and families seeking to make positive changes in their lives and relationships. I feel incredibly privileged to serve the clients, the church, and the community in a deep and meaningful way.

'He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.' 2 Corinthians 1:4

770-924-8517 ext. 263


Contact the Counseling Center

To speak with one of the counselors about your particular need, or to arrange an appointment, please contact us by phone at 770-924-8517 or by Email.