Browse by location > South Carolina

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. 

Personalize your search and find the therapist near you that best suits your healing and development needs. By using our match tool, you can view counselors that specializes in your area of concern, and that are armed with the expertise and modalities needed for you to begin your journey to wellbeing.

WANT TO SEE PERSONALIZED MATCHES?
Take our survey and match by your budget, the issues you want to talk about, and the experience you want to have.

Therapists and Counselors in South Carolina

Showing 1 - 5 (1 total therapists)
Ashton Sullivan
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.

  • ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS
  • OFFERS REMOTE THERAPY

VIEW PROFILE
Ashton Sullivan
VIEW PROFILE
  • ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS
  • OFFERS REMOTE THERAPY
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
Read more about me
Map URL