About Debbie Plonkey, M.S., LMFT

About Debbie Plonkey, M.S., LMFT

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, Advanced Clinician. I maintain a private practice in Greenville, South Carolina.

I have over 33 years of experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist. I received my Masters's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Auburn University in 1987. I have worked in an inpatient Eating Disorders Unit, the Employee Assistance Program for Michelin Tire North America, and have been in private practice for 19 years.

I have done extensive additional training in couples therapy and am a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, Advanced Clinician. Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT) is based on the principles and practices described in the bestselling book by Harville Hendrix Ph.D., "Getting the Love You Want". My profile on Imago Relationships North America can be accessed through the link below.


I am also skilled in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which has been shown through extensive research to be effective in treating such problems as depression and anxiety, phobias, chronic pain, self-esteem issues and more.


  • AAMFT, Clinical Member
  • Imago Relationships North America