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23,162 people sought depression counseling help in South Carolina in the last year

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

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Our therapists in Mt Pleasant are booked, but we have 33 other therapists in SC available for an online or in-person session.

Starting Depression counseling

What can counseling do for those who suffer with depression?

Depression counseling can help those with major depression, minor depression, postpartum depression, persistent depressive disorder, and more. The providers at Thriveworks in Mt Pleasant, SC will develop a unique treatment plan based on your specific experience, needs, and goals.

Is it worth going to therapy for depression?

It is absolutely worth going to therapy for depression — depression counseling helps people better manage their symptoms and get back to living happier lives again.

How does depression counseling work?

Depression counseling works by helping people pinpoint life problems, distorted thought patterns, and other causes of their depression, then process and work through them in order to mitigate the negative effects those factors have on their lives.

Signs of depression

Common signs of depression include:

  • Consistent low mood
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Oversleeping or difficulty sleeping
  • Changes in diet (eating much more or less)
  • Withdrawal and isolation
  • Feelings of guilt or worthlessness
  • Feelings of hopelessness
  • Loss of interest in previous hobbies or activities
  • Excessive substance use

Is depression counseling conducted in person or online?

Thriveworks depression counseling in Mt Pleasant, SC is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How often should you have therapy for depression?

Depression counseling can last for a few weeks, months, or longer, dependent on the severity of one's depression as well as their needs and preferences.

How much does depression counseling cost?

At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay a $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?

Everyone struggles. We struggle with feelings of loneliness, to master the perfect work-life balance, to open up about our feelings. Sometimes, though, our struggle can turn into something bigger, darker, more oppressive. This is a different kind of struggle. This is depression.

Depression can make physically healthy people feel weak. It can make simple tasks feel impossible. It can cause you to miss work, school, or put major responsibilities on the back burner. It can cause you to question everything you know about life—as you deal with an intense sadness, loss of energy, and feelings of guilt or worthlessness.

The good news is depression is treatable, and there is help available. If you are struggling with depression or depressive symptoms, consider working with a depression counselor at Thriveworks Mt. Pleasant Counseling. The therapists at Thriveworks are experts in mental health. We have the skills and the tools to help you manage your depression and live a happy life again.

What are the Symptoms of Depression?

If you’re struggling with feelings of sadness or emptiness, it’s natural to wonder, “Am I depressed?” There are many forms of depression: major depression, minor depression, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, seasonal affective disorder, and others. Symptoms of depression can include:

  • Intense sadness or despair
  • Feelings of guilt or worthlessness
  • Loss of interest in life
  • Major changes in appetite
  • Sleep issues like insomnia
  • Loss of energy
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Low self-esteem
  • Suicidal thoughts/ideation

If you have feelings of intense sadness most of the day or have a sustained loss of interest in life nearly every day for weeks at a time, you are likely to be diagnosed with depression. 

If any of the symptoms above resonate with you, call us at Thriveworks Mt. Pleasant Counseling. Our phone number is 843-606-6223. A depression counselor will talk you through your symptoms and help you to better manage them so you can get back to your normal self again.

How Can Depression Counseling Help Me?

Your treatment will depend on your depressive symptoms and your goals for therapy. Your counselor will customize your therapy sessions to best help you. As a general guide, you can expect to discuss problematic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that contribute to your depression and that play a major role in your life. You can also expect to learn effective tools for defeating these negative thoughts and adopting healthier behaviors that improve your mindset and your well being.

Your therapist will also work with you on self-care, which is just as important as the work you complete in your therapy sessions. Self-care includes activities that you enjoy and that benefit your mental health. It might be exercise, yoga, a creative pursuit, meditation or even just spending time with friends or family members. The key is to find activities that you care about and enjoy. Your counselor can help you find a routine of self-care that works best for you.

Our counselors are equipped with the knowledge, experience, and tools to help you through this difficult time. And they are eager to make a difference in your life. If you’re ready to get started, so are we. You can usually get an appointment within 24 hours. Our therapists have flexible schedules so you can see us on evenings and weekends. Our counselors are also available by phone and email to help you between in-person sessions. We also accept most major insurance plans. 

We are conveniently located adjacent to the Queensborough Shopping Center at 1131 Queensborough Blvd., #100 in Mt. Pleasant. Call Thriveworks in Mt. Pleasant today at 843-606-6223 to schedule your first counseling session.

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 Mt Pleasant therapists and counselors accept 22 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue of South Carolina Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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Self-pay costs at Mt Pleasant
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

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My therapist at Thriveworks, Susan, is warm and and relatable. I am a late-diagnosed autistic woman. I am basically now learning what everyone else learned in kindergarten. I have a history of broken marriages and jobs I was invited to leave because I didn't fit in, to put it mildly. She has helped me in so many ways, and I can now see decisions I made that I thought were just what had happened to me. I feel much more capable and hopeful now. I wish I could have met her years ago. I have gone to many therapists over the years, but now I can see how I can feel hopeful about my life and my relationships with my daughters and my grandchildren.
Read more My therapist at Thriveworks, Susan, is warm and and relatable. I am a late-diagnosed autistic woman. I am basically now learning what everyone else learned in kindergarten. I have a history of broken marriages and jobs I was invited to leave because I didn't fit in, to put it mildly. She has helped me in so many ways, and I can now see decisions I made that I thought were just what had happened to me. I feel much more capable and hopeful now. I wish I could have met her years ago. I have gone to many therapists over the years, but now I can see how I can feel hopeful about my life and my relationships with my daughters and my grandchildren.
Linda Feb 2024
Thriveworks.com verified review
★★★★★
Susan is my Thriveworks therapist. She is helping me set boundaries and make better choices. I am learning a lot from her. Having Asperger's, I often can be quite blunt. I am gradually learning how to say less but make better connections. She
Read more Susan is my Thriveworks therapist. She is helping me set boundaries and make better choices. I am learning a lot from her. Having Asperger's, I often can be quite blunt. I am gradually learning how to say less but make better connections. She
Linda Jan 2024
Thriveworks.com verified review

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Mt Pleasant is located off of Queensborough Blvd, right next to the Queensborough Shopping Center and just north of Highway 17. We're right across the street from Groucho's Deli, Beach Cowboy Fitness, and Hunan Chinese. The closest bus stop is Johnnie Dodds Blvd (Frontage Rd) / Queensborough Shopping Center.

Phone number

(843) 588-1846

Languages spoken by SC providers

  • English
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