Welcome to
Spring Garden
Counseling Inc.

Live a more satisfying life by seeking professional counseling.

Welcome to
Spring Garden
Counseling Inc.

Live a more satisfying life by seeking professional counseling.

Spring Garden
Counseling Inc.

Helping people attain optimal mental health, holistic wellbeing
and healthy relationships throughout the lifespan.


Spring Garden Counseling Inc. is a private counseling practice dedicated to providing caring, professional psychotherapy to help people live more satisfying lives. We help individuals, couples, families, and adolescents in Greensboro, North Carolina dealing with a wide range of life problems.

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma related issues, relationship problems, or other mental health problems, our caring professionals may be able to help. We take a holistic wellness approach to help you effectively work through the problems that often develop as a part of normal living.

Therapeutic Approach

Through therapy, you can incrementally build on your progress until you reach your goals for greater mental and emotional wellness.

Counseling services

Using our knowledge and skills, we are able to treat a wide variety of mental health concerns.

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Choice Theory

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy is based on the premise that by changing our thoughts, we can change how we feel and behave.

Choose Us?

Our therapeutic practice focuses on offering tools to help our clients achieve optimal spiritual, emotional, and cognitive wellness that leads to authentic happiness within all areas of life. Our practice is overseen by Dr. Linda Makinson, who is a licensed clinical mental health counselor supervisor with the state of North Carolina and is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors.


Counseling for everyone

We provide counseling services for couples, individuals, families, and adolescents who want to change their lives and improve their wellbeing.



We have provided professional counseling services in the Greensboro area since 2001.


Compassionate environment

We know that seeking counseling is a major step, and we strive to provide a compassionate, nonjudgmental environment that promotes healing and progress.


Convenient Location

Located at 425 Spring Garden St. within walking distance to both UNCG and downtown. Also, we are on the #1 bus route. Our home-like office offers handicap access and includes ample parking in the rear.

“There is no normal life that is free of pain. Its the very wrestling with our problems that can be the impetus for our growth.”

– Fred Rogers


“Mental health…is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.”

– Noam Shpancer, PhD


“You only have control over three things in your life, the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take.”

– Jack Canfield


“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

– Albus Dumbledore


“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.”

– Gautama Buddha


“You mainly feel the way you think.”

– Albert Ellis


Contact Us

You can expect only the highest quality of individualized care as well as effective therapies and techniques that help you achieve satisfying relationships, optimal mental health, and better wellbeing. To set up an appointment, contact us today.