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Starting Domestic violence therapy

What is domestic violence therapy?

Domestic violence therapy is a specialized form of counseling that helps victims and their families heal from abusive relationships. It is a crucial component of the broader efforts to address and combat domestic violence, a pattern of abusive behaviors within intimate relationships that can encompass physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, or economic abuse.

How does domestic violence therapy work?

In domestic violence therapy, therapists create a safe and supportive environment. Domestic violence therapy is often part of a broader support network that includes legal assistance, shelters, and community resources. Its aim is to break the cycle of abuse, promote safety, and foster healthier relationships.

Is domestic violence therapy conducted in person or online?

Domestic violence therapy at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and via Online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does domestic violence therapy last?

Domestic violence therapy can last for a few weeks, months, or longer, depending on the individual’s exact needs and preferences.

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Are You Afraid to Seek Out Counseling for Domestic Abuse? Therapy in Columbia, MD

Have you been the victim of domestic abuse? Are you afraid to seek out help? Do you worry about what it’ll be like or that your counselor will try to make you do something you’re afraid to do? Are you still in the relationship and you’re afraid you can’t get help until you leave it? We understand your fear but we are here for only one reason: to help you. If you think you could benefit from domestic abuse counseling, reach out to Thriveworks Columbia, MD.

Working with a Counselor Is Easier Than You Think

People often worry about working with a counselor because they believe they’ll have to reveal their innermost secrets the moment they start counseling. The reality is that no two counseling sessions are the same – just like no two clients are the same.

At Thriveworks Columbia, MD Counseling & Coaching we start by understanding your story. That doesn’t mean we need all your secrets. We just need a sense of who you are and what you want from counseling. Even if you don’t know exactly what you want, simply letting us know that you’re not doing well and would like to be doing better is enough. We can take it from there.

The truth is that working through your issues can be painful and it can be scary. It’s also true that there may never come a “perfect” time to leave an abusive partner or deal with the fallout of that relationship. However, while we will be here to listen and offer suggestions an ideas, we will never try to force you or control you. We’re on your side.

Scheduling Domestic Abuse Counseling at Thriveworks Columbia

Are you ready to take a leap of faith? Or are you still scared? Think about it this way: what do you really have to lose? If you’ve reached out far enough to consider counseling then you’re likely not happy with your life. As long as you keep doing what you’ve been doing, there’s no reason to expect that will change. Take a chance on yourself and contact Thriveworks Columbia, MD Counseling & Coaching.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Columbia therapists and counselors accept 23 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana | BCBS

  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Maryland | BCBS HMO

  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Maryland | BCBS PPO

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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I have been in and out of therapy (with/without meds) for over 30 years. It really made me happy, something I haven't been in a while, to find people who actually listen and ask questions about your past, present, and how you're feeling. I would highly recommend Thriveworks!!
Read more I have been in and out of therapy (with/without meds) for over 30 years. It really made me happy, something I haven't been in a while, to find people who actually listen and ask questions about your past, present, and how you're feeling. I would highly recommend Thriveworks!!
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Columbia is located inside the The Shoppes at Wilde Lake shopping center, between Twin Rivers Road and Cross Fox Lane. Adjacent to the shopping center, you will find Vista Wilde Lake Apartments. Parking is available in front of the main entrance.

Phone number

(410) 724-1137

Languages spoken by MD providers

  • English
  • French
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