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Mental Health Therapists and Counselors in South Carolina

Mental Health Crisis Response in South Carolina

SC Access has listed out your resources by geography, here. There are local crisis response hotlines throughout South Carolina, and you can find the one nearest you by visiting this link. If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). This line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The State of Mental Health in South Carolina

South Carolina currently ranks 43rd in the United States for mental healthcare. The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (DMH) is responsible for the reformation of their current mental healthcare system, and for providing the resources necessary to build resilience within their communities. The DMH determines the standard of care that all South Carolina residents can expect when they seek treatment from a licensed counselor or therapist; all providers and facilities are accredited by their respective accreditation groups. The DMH is working to improve accessibility in all phases of mental illness, from prevention, to treatment and recovery. By staying committed to delivering quality care to all, the DMH’s goal is to ensure that all residents have access to the resources that promote their well-being and are afforded opportunities to prosper. This includes access to therapists, psychologists, and counselors throughout the state.

Currently, the Department of Mental Health operates 16 community-based outpatient mental health centers, clinics within each of the 46 counties, and three licensed hospitals (one of which is specifically for substance abuse treatment). Additionally, the DMH operates four nursing homes - three of which are dedicated to veterans, a Forensics Program, and a Sexually Violent Predator Treatment Program. These institutions serve 100,000 patients each year, 30% of which are children. DMH services are open to all, regardless of ability to pay.

For assistance in navigating treatment for substance abuse, call the 24/7 Free Addiction Helpline at 1-866-520-2708

If you are LGBTQ+ and you need support, contact The Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386.

NAMI South Carolina

The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, is open to anyone struggling with mental illness. NAMI is an inclusive and community-based resource geared towards raising awareness and supporting group members on their journey to recovery. With group counseling sessions led by a trained member with a diagnosis (past or present), meetings follow a set of 12 principles for support. NAMI meetings are meant to complement your existing treatment plan with your counselor or psychologist. There are many chapters of NAMI that meet in South Carolina, including virtual meet-ups. Find yours here. 

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Therapists and Counselors in South Carolina

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Audrey Connell
Together, we will:

Challenge old thought patterns, create new and improved coping skills, develop awareness of self and needs, improve life's challenges.


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Picture of Audrey  Connell , therapist in South Carolina
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Together, we will:

Challenge old thought patterns, create new and improved coping skills, develop awareness of self and needs, improve life's challenges.

Something to know about my approach is:

I bring a holistic approach to my work, looking at all aspects of an individual and their life. I challenge when appropriate and support as needed. I utilize a person-centered approach, valuing input, feedback and individual needs of each client.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Weight Loss
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Audrey  Connell  remote and phone therapy in South Carolina
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Shannon Worley
Together, we will:

Explore unhelpful patterns and work towards finding a deeper relationship with your true and whole self, through the acceptance that life can be both beautiful and painful. I want to support you in finding peace with your truest self again.


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Picture of Shannon Worley, therapist in North Carolina, South Carolina
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Together, we will:

Explore unhelpful patterns and work towards finding a deeper relationship with your true and whole self, through the acceptance that life can be both beautiful and painful. I want to support you in finding peace with your truest self again.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a mind-body-spirit- psychotherapist. I incorporate a holistic approach and hold true to the belief that everyone is worthy of a quality of life that is meaningful and values driven. I have a direct and gentle approach with clients in session.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Disordered Eating
  • Grief
  • Phase of Life Transitions
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Shannon Worley remote and phone therapy in North Carolina, South Carolina
Picture of Hope  Mcclam , therapist in South Carolina
Hope Mcclam
Together, we will:

works towards the goals that the client feels they would like to accomplish in therapy.


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Picture of Hope  Mcclam , therapist in South Carolina
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Together, we will:

works towards the goals that the client feels they would like to accomplish in therapy.

Something to know about my approach is:

that I believe therapy should be tailored for each client. I make sure that each client has an individualized approach so that they get the best treatment for them.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • blended families
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief
  • Marriage Counseling
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Hope  Mcclam  remote and phone therapy in South Carolina
Picture of Kevin King, therapist in Colorado, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina
Kevin King
Together, we will:

Together, we will try to figure out a way to reach our potential in all areas. Physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. We will discover the root causes for the issues you are experiencing and find a long-term solution.


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Picture of Kevin King, therapist in Colorado, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina
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Together, we will:

Together, we will try to figure out a way to reach our potential in all areas. Physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. We will discover the root causes for the issues you are experiencing and find a long-term solution.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe my approach is unique in the way I connect with my clients. Nothing about my approach gives off a "doctor" vibe which many of my clients appreciate and helps them to be more real/authentic in session.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
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Kevin King remote and phone therapy in Colorado, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina
Picture of Ashton Sullivan, therapist in South Carolina
Ashton Sullivan
Together, we will:

Explore what is keeping you stuck, what tools you need, and what paths to take toward living your best life.


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Picture of Ashton Sullivan, therapist in South Carolina
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Together, we will:

Explore what is keeping you stuck, what tools you need, and what paths to take toward living your best life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take a holistic approach to healing. I believe we are created for connection and that the best thing we can strive for in life is love. If we can all become the best versions of ourselves then we can make the world a better place.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Ashton Sullivan remote and phone therapy in South Carolina