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At Thriveworks it’s never been easier.

Thriveworks Lemon Slice

Columbia, MD—Howard Counseling, Therapy, and Life Coaching

Life is a journey, not a race. But many times, it feels like a race you just cannot win. It is hard to make strides at work, hard to have meaningful relationships, and hard to focus on improving yourself. We feel like we are on a spinning wheel that never stops. In all the hustle and bustle of life, we often do not have the chance (or create opportunities) to really connect with others. We may talk, but never really listen or get past topics like the weather and daily events. This is where a Thriveworks Columbia, Maryland counselor, psychologist, or coach can help you create the life you really want. Counselors and coaches are there to help you process your emotions and help you define your goals in life. We can help you identify barriers to progress, and establish new, healthy patterns. And we have both in-person counseling and online counseling therapy appointments available.

Do I Need Counseling?

Here at Thriveworks Columbia, we believe that every individual can find value in working with a skilled, caring mental health professional. Now, your exact path in counseling and the benefits you discover will depend on your unique situation: the challenges you might be facing as well as your goals in life. Here are a few issues your counselor can help you manage or overcome:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma or PTSD
  • Relationship issues
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Negative thoughts
  • Low self-esteem
  • Loneliness or isolation

This is not a comprehensive list. Instead, it mentions a few common issues that Thriveworks Columbia counselors see in counseling. If you are experiencing one of these common problems, consider scheduling an appointment so that we can help you overcome it as soon as possible. If you are experiencing a different issue, our suggestion remains: consider making an appointment with a counselor, as they have the expertise and experience to guide you toward a better life.

How Can a Life Coach Help Me?

Most of us are familiar with counseling and therapy for problems such as depression or addiction. Coaching, however, is not mental health counseling. The purpose and mission of your life coach is to empower you and help you make important decisions that will lead you to a happier, more successful life. Now, if a mental health issue arrives in the course of the coaching relationship, your coach will be able to refer you to another provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. There are many different types of coaching, including life coaching, health coaching, business coaching, and mentoring. At Thriveworks Columbia, we will tailor the process for each individual client, and match you with a provider that suits your needs and goals for coaching.

Your Thriveworks Columbia coach in Maryland can serve as a listening ear, a trusted confidant, and someone that can give you advice from an outside perspective. Problems or issues that we have been struggling with for a long time may get resolved from simply having a fresh look. For many, their coaching session becomes the part of their week they look forward to the most. Coaching is designed to enrich your life. But the process will not always be easy. Making real changes is not always a smooth process. We can help you identify harmful relationships and destructive patterns. We will help you make the hard decisions and walk with you through the process.

Schedule a Session at Thriveworks Columbia, MD in Howard County

If you think you could benefit from working with a counselor, psychologist, therapist, or life coach, reach out to Thriveworks Columbia, MD in Howard County. Our providers are happy and eager to get started. All you have to do is give us a call, and a scheduling specialist will assist you in setting up an appointment with the provider who can best help you.

At many counseling and coaching offices, potential clients may wait as long as a few weeks for an appointment. Thriveworks Columbia is different. We never operate with a waiting list. We have appointments available for new clients within 24 hours. Additionally, we offer online counseling therapy services. At Thriveworks Columbia, we understand how busy you are with many different responsibilities. For this reason, we take our responsibility to you very seriously. We will be committed to you and to your personal growth.

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We call this The Thriveworks Difference

  Thriveworks Typical Counseling Practice
Offices open early and late
Same- or next-day appointments
Appointments start on time Unlikely
Care at 100+ locations
Phone access to your provider between sessions
Email access to your provider between sessions
Providers that accept major insurance plans
Online counseling opportunities Unlikely
Ask-a-coach 24hr Q&A
Text support via our Success Navigator
Exclusive video content
Counselor-moderated community discussion
Ultra-flexible 23.5hr cancellations
A free e-copy of “Leaving Depression Behind”
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Schedule your first appointment with a Thriveworks Counselor or Life Coach!

  • 5410 Lynx Lane Suite 285
    Columbia , MD 21044

  • Mon-Fri:7:30AM-9PM

It’s Time to Start a Relationship with a Thriveworks Counselor

It’s not easy, but we’re extremely selective about the counselors, psychologists, and coaches that join our practice. Experience a provider with skill and passion for helping clients make meaningful advances in their lives, relationships, careers, and happiness.