Meet our Awesome Counselors

Santos Counseling PLLC is excited to add more counselors to the office here in Greensboro.
Our goal continues to be focused on providing our city with the very best counseling service.


Scroll down to meet our awesome team of Counselors!

Meet Amber | Fostering Happiness

Amber Bliss specializes in helping healing families, helping kids build happiness and success, and supporting college students. 

Amber (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Burlington, NC – right down the road from Greensboro. She has experience working with children on the autism spectrum and their families providing individualized care for each client. She utilizes a combination of therapeutic approaches such as art and play therapy. She believes that focusing on your strengths, as an individual and a family, as well as identifying obstacles and creating effective strategies will help achieve the goals you set together. CLICK HERE to see if Amber is a good fit for you.

Play is a child’s work and this is not a trivial pursuit.” -Alfred Adler

To schedule an appointment with Amber call (336) 663-6570  or CLICK HERE

Email Amber at

Amber is in-network for the following insurance companies:

  • BCBS
  • MedCost


Amber can provide you with a superbill which you can submit to your insurance company for your out of network coverage. 

Meet Melissa | Healing and Recovering

Melissa specializes in healing sexual difficulties, calming trauma, and cultivating purpose.

Melissa joined the practice in 2019. Melissa has over 17 years of experience working in mental health. She is trained as a certified clinical trauma professional. She works with clients that are dealing with sexual difficulties, anxiety, trauma, needing ESA Letters, searching for ways to heal and those that desire a positive change in life. Melissa values building genuine relationships with clients in order to provide a transparent approach that allows clients to learn how to understand emotional challenges and gain quick results to get back to living life.

Melissa’s practice with clients includes a holistic approach that focuses on understanding how challenges such as anxiety impact the mind and body. Clients that seeks support with moving forward in their journey tend to be drawn to working with Melissa.

You can schedule an appointment with Melissa by calling 336-663-6570 EXT 3 or clicking HERE

Email Melissa at

Melissa is in-network for the below insurance programs. We encourage you to contact Melissa or check with your insurance company prior to your first session to discuss payment. 

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Health Care (UHC)
  • MedCost
  • In panel with EAP programs. Please contact your employer to verify that Melissa is under your EAP program.

Melissa can provide a superbill to support clients with processing insurance coverage for out-of-network coverage. The superbill is a document that clients can turn in to their insurance for out-of-network coverage and benefits. To discuss payment for counseling sessions please contact Melissa.

Meet Juan | Devoted To Wellness

Juan Santos specializes in helping distant couples, struggling parents, and a little bit of everything in-between.

Juan was born in the Dominican Republic but has lived in Greensboro, NC all his life. He utilizes a blend of strategies with the focus always being on the clients goals and ambitions. Mr. Santos is the author of “Life Without Stress“, “ReBuilding Us: A Guide For Healing Your Relationship” and “Couples Workbook; Making Your Relationship Work“. To read more about Juan click here. He has spoken and presented for local new stations that include 102.1 along with providing therapeutic presentations for community agencies and local universities.

To schedule an appointment with Juan call (336) 663-6570  or CLICK HERE

Email Juan at

Juan is in-network for the below insurance programs. We encourage you to contact Juan or check with your insurance company prior to your first session to discuss payment. 

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Aetna
  • United Health Care
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • MedCost
  • In panel with EAP programs. Please contact your employer to verify that Juan is under your EAP program.

We hope to continue to grow as a Greensboro counseling practice with our mission aimed to provide the Triad with our best counseling services.

We have counselors that focus on:

  • Depression and Anxiety Counseling for teens and adults.
  • High school issues: college preparation, fitting in with groups and self-esteem.
  • Marriage Counseling and Couples Counseling.
  • Groups for teens dealing with depression, bullying, anxiety or adoption.
  • Counseling for parents seeking peace and balance in divorce or separation.
  • Middle school issues: self-harm, eating issues, anger, bullying, social problems and study skills.
  • Conflict and agreement between co-parents and blended families.
  • Counseling for adoptive families.
  • Mood disorders: depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.
  • Counseling for expecting/new parents.
  • Addictions: Alcohol, substance abuse or video games.

Elizabeth Santos is the engine that maintains our Greensboro Counseling office running and heading in the right direction.

She and Juan met at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro during a service trip to New Orleans that assisted with clean up efforts after Hurricane Katrina. Elizabeth supports the office by providing administrative support, financial management, and calling the major shots. She is also known for her extreme couponing skills! We encourage clients to be weary when visiting the office in case you see her with two oversize binders filled with coupons.

Elizabeth Santos Greensboro Therapy Office Manager At Santos Counseling