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23,328 people sought individual therapy help at Greenville in the last year

Discover how starting individual therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

Meet with a provider as soon as this week

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina Medicare Advantage, +22 more
Anger, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Stress, Career, +10 more

As a trauma survivor, I understand how hard it can be to establish and maintain relationships, especially the relationship with yourself. I understand... As a trauma survivor, I understand how hard it can be to establish and maintain relationships, especially the relationship with yourself. I understand how hard this can be and how important support and guidance is for transformation. Read more

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS, Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card), +16 more
Chronic Illness, Medical / Health Issues, Anger, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, +8 more

Life is a journey that can be filled with rough patches and dark places; however, I would be honored to walk beside you to help make your rough places... Life is a journey that can be filled with rough patches and dark places; however, I would be honored to walk beside you to help make your rough places smoother and your pathway brighter. Read more

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS, Carelon, +16 more
LGBTQIA+, Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Infidelity, +15 more

As a counselor who has had his fair share of personal counseling, I understand what immense courage and vulnerability it is like to be a client openin... As a counselor who has had his fair share of personal counseling, I understand what immense courage and vulnerability it is like to be a client opening up to a complete stranger. Read more

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS, Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card), +17 more
Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Stress, Eating Disorder, Life Transition, +2 more

Our mind is a powerful entity, which can allow us to achieve great things along with causing distress.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina Medicare Advantage, +17 more
Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Stress, Women’s Issues, Life Transition, +3 more

I work to assist clients in finding their true selves through acceptance and understanding.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Cigna | Evernorth, United Healthcare | Optum, +2 more
LGBTQIA+, Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, +16 more

I understand that every person is living their unique experience and I believe that everyone is deserving of support.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS, Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card), +20 more
Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Infidelity, Self Esteem, +6 more

Camila understands that life can be difficult at times but with the right support and guidance people can overcome any life challenges and create the ... Camila understands that life can be difficult at times but with the right support and guidance people can overcome any life challenges and create the life they want for themselves Read more

Hear from our clinicians

What is your go-to approach for individual therapy?

Camila: My go-to approach for helping people in individual therapy is to help them understand the connection between their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in a safe space. I prefer CBT and person-centered approaches, as clients are able to feel heard, express their thoughts and emotions, and learn practical tools that can provide symptom relief.

Samer: My approach to individual therapy is to identify the areas of concern that allow the client to take the lead and for me to provide the evidence-based therapy required to reach the targeted goals.

What tools do you teach in individual therapy?

Camila: I teach clients behavior activation techniques, grounding exercises, cognitive challenging, and healthy coping skills, to name some, to help them process their thoughts and emotions and cope during difficult times.

Samer: I teach the following tools in individual therapy: stress management, emotional management, anger management, problem-solving and decision-making, communication skills, trauma processing, improvement of relationships, time management, parenting, and a lot of other approaches.

How do you know when a client is making meaningful progress in individual therapy?

Camila: I know clients are making meaningful progress in individual therapy when they feel more hopeful and motivated and start taking practical steps toward creating the life they want for themselves.

Samer: I know a client is making meaningful progress in individual therapy when symptoms of stress are significantly reduced, clients self-report progress toward therapy goals, or they achieved at least 75% of their objectives.

What can clients do in their personal time to supplement individual therapy?

Camila: Clients can supplement their time in individual therapy with exercise, mindfulness techniques, and social engagement.

Samer: Clients can supplement their time in individual therapy by following the therapy plan and paying attention to their time and energy as well as two major points, which are self-care and healthy relationships.

What should someone do to prepare for starting individual therapy?

Camila: To prepare for your first individual therapy session, you can create a list of your current areas of concern and things you would like to achieve in therapy.

Samer: To prepare for your first individual therapy session, you can just complete the intake forms and make sure you know the office location or the Zoom link to your virtual session, and of course show up!

Starting Individual therapy

What is individual therapy?

Individual therapy, also known as individual-counseling, allows people to engage in private sessions with a skilled therapist, counselor, or psychologist. The core objective of individual therapy is to establish a secure and confidential setting where they can openly discuss whatever emotional, psychological, or behavioral challenges you face. Through these one-on-one sessions, the client and therapist work together to delve into, comprehend, and ultimately find solutions for the issues at hand in their life.

How does individual therapy work?

Individual therapy unfolds in a structured process, commencing with an initial assessment in which the therapist gathers essential information about your history, concerns, and objectives. Together, you and your therapist collaboratively establish specific, attainable goals for your sessions, which can encompass symptom alleviation, personal development, or finding solutions to particular challenges.

Can individual therapy help me?

Yes, individual therapy, also known as individual-counseling, at Thriveworks can help you to improve your mental health and overall quality of life.

Is individual therapy conducted in person or online?

Individual 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 individual therapy last?

The duration of your individual therapy sessions will vary. The decision on the number and frequency of sessions is typically collaboratively determined by the client and therapist.

How much does individual therapy cost?

At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.

Need more help deciding?

What’s your view of mental health counseling? Does your idea of therapy involve the image of someone on a couch with a counselor asking, “…and how does that make you feel?” Or maybe you’ve hear that counseling is for the weak and mentally ill. If you started meeting with a counselor, what would you talk about – and what if it doesn’t work? What if your problems don’t go away? What if they get worse?

You may think that talking with a friend is just as good – even better, actually, because it’s more convenient, it’s free, and you already have a relationship with that person. But here are some things to consider:

  • Your friend may be available, but that doesn’t necessarily make it convenient for him or her
  • Yes, it may be free, but talk therapy is more than just a conversation between two people
  • An established friendship may actually hinder you from the healing and growth you really need

Talk therapy has many benefits. The conversations between you and a licensed counselor are different from those you’ll have with a trusted friend. The value of speaking with talk therapist is not greater than speaking with a friend – it’s just different. And that’s because the purpose is different.

How Can Talk Therapy Help?

Talk therapy is helpful for many types of mental health issues, including the following:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Panic disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Marriage counseling
  • Divorce recovery
  • Grief and loss
  • Life coaching
  • Peak performance
  • … and much more!

Your therapist will help you explore thoughts and behaviors that are in conflict with each other. You’ll gain insight regarding negative or false beliefs that steal your happiness and prevent you from reaching your potential. You’ll spend time discussing your past and how it affects you today. Talk therapy may reveal patterns that keep you from engaging in meaningful relationships. You may even discover your authentic self. You might be able to do this with a friend; but if you’re like most people, it’s not likely. Your friends are probably not therapists, so let them be your friends and save the hard topics for talk therapy.

Maybe it’s Time to Consider Talk Therapy

Greenville Talk Therapy exists to provide meaningful and productive care for people who want to actively engage in their mental health support. Greenville talk therapists partner with clients to set personal goals for therapy. You don’t have to try to figure things out on your own. Let a Thriveworks Talk Therapist help you understand the hurt you’ve experienced in the past, the issues that trouble you today, and make a plan for what concerns you about the future.

The days of sweeping your feelings under the rug are over. Start a relationship with a Thriveworks Talk Therapist in Greenville today. Talk therapy in Greenville is easy to start. Just give us a call and get connected with an experienced, qualified, and licensed mental health counselor. Talk therapy is covered by insurance, so it may be more affordable that you thought. We offer convenient appointment times during the day, evening, and on the weekend. Don’t wait any longer. Get connected with Greenville Talk Therapy today! (864) 952-4048

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 Greenville therapists and counselors accept 23 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina | BCBS

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan | BCBS PPO

  • Carelon

  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

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Self-pay costs at Greenville
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

4.9 Learn about verified reviews
★★★★★
Samer has done a great job getting to know our son and providing best practices to help him. He is personable and professional. We look forward to seeing our son make progress and move in the right direction.
Read more Samer has done a great job getting to know our son and providing best practices to help him. He is personable and professional. We look forward to seeing our son make progress and move in the right direction.
Crystal Feb 2024
Thriveworks.com verified review
★★★★
I had a good therapist for 3 sessions and unfortunately, she had to leave the area for family reasons. I met for the first time with my new therapist and it went well, so all is good. So far, Thriveworks has been wonderful !
Read more I had a good therapist for 3 sessions and unfortunately, she had to leave the area for family reasons. I met for the first time with my new therapist and it went well, so all is good. So far, Thriveworks has been wonderful !
Roger Feb 2024
Thriveworks.com verified review
★★★★★
Kathy Hope is certainly committed to following Jesus Christ and is grounded in her beliefs and knowledge of the Bible. She offers wise counsel based on these beliefs, but is nonjudgmental and attentive to listening to others with compassion, understanding and care. She is thoughtful and wise in her counsel. She can be counted on to be trustworthy and ethical.
Read more Kathy Hope is certainly committed to following Jesus Christ and is grounded in her beliefs and knowledge of the Bible. She offers wise counsel based on these beliefs, but is nonjudgmental and attentive to listening to others with compassion, understanding and care. She is thoughtful and wise in her counsel. She can be counted on to be trustworthy and ethical.
Greenville Jul 2022
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
Kathleen Horn was so understanding and non-judgmental. She was really nice to work with and had a way of making me look at and think about things differently. She worked with me on coping skills and changing my thoughts so I could change behaviors and feel better. She helped me through a tough time and now I feel a lot less depressed and anxious. I would go to her again. Thank you for all of your help!
Read more Kathleen Horn was so understanding and non-judgmental. She was really nice to work with and had a way of making me look at and think about things differently. She worked with me on coping skills and changing my thoughts so I could change behaviors and feel better. She helped me through a tough time and now I feel a lot less depressed and anxious. I would go to her again. Thank you for all of your help!
Greenville Jan 2022
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
LaKimberly Dowdell was an excellent counselor. She was a great listener, while at the same time knowing precisely the right moment to provide her expert knowledge. She is very personable and caring, yet knows what to say to support the change you are seeking. I highly recommend her.
Read more LaKimberly Dowdell was an excellent counselor. She was a great listener, while at the same time knowing precisely the right moment to provide her expert knowledge. She is very personable and caring, yet knows what to say to support the change you are seeking. I highly recommend her.
Greenville Jan 2021
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
The only reason why my Family stopped going to see Ms. Dowdell is because I had to change jobs and at the time my schedule would not allow us to continue services. She made sure my Family had a great transition to another Provider and that we had continuity of care. Now that my schedule has a little more flexibility, I am very thankful to be able to continue services with Ms. Dowdell who still remembers my Family’s history like we were just in her office yesterday (over 1 year ago)! She listens intently and never puts you down, and helps you understand your emotions and what issues and problems you may be going through in a way that you can understand but clearly. Personally, I deal with a lot of stress and being pulled in a lot of directions, and would when I felt as though my words did not make sense coming out of my mouth, she would know how to piece together what I was saying and not make me feel bad for being too vulnerable and made my therapy sessions a safe space to learn and grow from them. I am forever grateful for how she is helping my Family accept what we need to accept, change what we need to change, and heal from the root of our wounds; wounds I did not know were there. I highly recommend her.
Read more The only reason why my Family stopped going to see Ms. Dowdell is because I had to change jobs and at the time my schedule would not allow us to continue services. She made sure my Family had a great transition to another Provider and that we had continuity of care. Now that my schedule has a little more flexibility, I am very thankful to be able to continue services with Ms. Dowdell who still remembers my Family’s history like we were just in her office yesterday (over 1 year ago)! She listens intently and never puts you down, and helps you understand your emotions and what issues and problems you may be going through in a way that you can understand but clearly. Personally, I deal with a lot of stress and being pulled in a lot of directions, and would when I felt as though my words did not make sense coming out of my mouth, she would know how to piece together what I was saying and not make me feel bad for being too vulnerable and made my therapy sessions a safe space to learn and grow from them. I am forever grateful for how she is helping my Family accept what we need to accept, change what we need to change, and heal from the root of our wounds; wounds I did not know were there. I highly recommend her.
Greenville Aug 2020
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
Emily was the first therapist I had ever gone to after thinking for a long time it would be good for me. I was stuck in a rut and repeating patterns and using coping skills that were no longer helpful to me. She helped me work through many of my personal issues, some which had been stewing since childhood. She always knew when to push and when to back off if a certain issue was too sensitive at that time. She is honest yet kind. I was sad to see her move out of Chicago but I will forever be grateful for the tools she helped me to develop for dealing with the sh**show that life can be sometimes. She helped me get back into alignment with who I really am as a person. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is struggling or even just looking for a little more balance in their lives.
Read more Emily was the first therapist I had ever gone to after thinking for a long time it would be good for me. I was stuck in a rut and repeating patterns and using coping skills that were no longer helpful to me. She helped me work through many of my personal issues, some which had been stewing since childhood. She always knew when to push and when to back off if a certain issue was too sensitive at that time. She is honest yet kind. I was sad to see her move out of Chicago but I will forever be grateful for the tools she helped me to develop for dealing with the sh**show that life can be sometimes. She helped me get back into alignment with who I really am as a person. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is struggling or even just looking for a little more balance in their lives.
Greenville Aug 2019
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
Emily has been an amazing help in my life for the past couple of years. She helped me see my worth when I couldn't see it myself. She helped me with my grief after losing my father. She helped me overcome my addictions with drugs and alcohol. She taught me to be kind to myself and that everyday is not gonna be an amazing day and that's okay. She helped me accept that I don't have to know the outcomes to big life changes that it's best to go with the flow, wear life like a loose garment. Emily is such and amazing counselor and I am forever grateful for everything she helped me see. Emily cares tremendously and I know deep in my heart she is gonna continue being the sunshine in many more client lives. Emily has made a huge impact on my life and I don't think I will ever find a counselor as down to earth as she is. Chicago misses you already!!! :) :) :)
Read more Emily has been an amazing help in my life for the past couple of years. She helped me see my worth when I couldn't see it myself. She helped me with my grief after losing my father. She helped me overcome my addictions with drugs and alcohol. She taught me to be kind to myself and that everyday is not gonna be an amazing day and that's okay. She helped me accept that I don't have to know the outcomes to big life changes that it's best to go with the flow, wear life like a loose garment. Emily is such and amazing counselor and I am forever grateful for everything she helped me see. Emily cares tremendously and I know deep in my heart she is gonna continue being the sunshine in many more client lives. Emily has made a huge impact on my life and I don't think I will ever find a counselor as down to earth as she is. Chicago misses you already!!! :) :) :)
Greenville Aug 2019
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Greenville is located on Pointe Circle Circle off Pelham Road, near the La Quinta Inn. We are located in the back corner of the building complex, and currently share the building with Chumney & Associates and STORY Web Design, among other businesses. Next door you will find Tom James Clothing Company.

Phone number

(864) 301-6458

Languages spoken by SC providers

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
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