Meet our Staff

Nancy Drose
Accepting:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of SC
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Nancy Drose, LISW-CP

Philosophy of Care

I’m a licensed clinical social worker in the state of South Carolina with experience helping adolescents, adults, and families manage transitions and challenges in their lives. My internships were spent working in community support agencies to include DoDs schools and eventually in the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl Germany in an intensive outpatient program for soldiers with PTSD.  In South Carolina, I have been involved in the department of mental health working as an embedded counselor in middle and high schools as well as the department of juvenile justice. I have decades of experience as a military spouse and mother of two.

As we know life experience is a teacher as well even if it doesn’t pay in cash.  I'm gregarious but know when to be quiet. I'm capable and earnest without being overbearing and I’m compassionate without being gullible. I look forward to working with you.

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger management
  • PTSD
  • Attention deficit disorders
  • Parenting issues
  • Child abuse
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Domestic Violence
  • Military & Veterans Treatment
  • Sexual Abuse
Matthew Horton
Accepting:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of SC
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
Self Pay Rate: $99

Matthew Horton, LPC

Philosophy of Care

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have experience collaborating with individuals, families, and groups of people who desire to make significant, lasting changes to their lives through therapeutic intervention. To date, I have provided services in psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment facilities, and directly in the homes of clients ranging from preschool age to those well past retirement.

Over the course of my career, I have been fortunate enough to receive training and supervision in the likes of psychoanalysis, CBT, TF-CBT, DBT, and Theraplay. I most strongly believe in the therapeutic alliance, which means that

I promise to spend time getting to know you and your unique strengths and needs, and identify any number of different interventions to provide you with the relief you deserve.

Specialties

  • Parenting skills
  • LGBTQ
  • Sexual trauma
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior modification and management
  • Substance use
  • Grief and loss
  • Depression
  • Social and communication skills
Susan Jillson
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield of SC
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Magellan
Self Pay Rate: $99

Susan Jillson, MSW, LISW-CP

Philosophy of Care

I have always had a passion for serving others and decided to return to school after having children of my own, to pursue a Master’s in Social Work. I graduated from Fordham University and became a counselor in a residential program where I worked with clients who were struggling with a myriad of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance abuse. I provided both individual as well as group therapy and helped to carry on the Agency’s mission of reducing the barriers to treatment as well as de-stigmatizing mental health and addiction.

My approach to therapy is multi-faceted as I believe that each individual has their own unique story and therefore the course of treatment is individualized to meet the specific needs of my clients, keeping in mind of what stage of change they are in, their life stages and personal challenges. I utilize evidence-based modalities such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

I am passionate about my work and I am a strong advocate of educating my clients and their loved ones regarding the struggles with mental health and addiction issues and how these challenges may impact each other and their support systems. “Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect and Our Stories help to weave and create our own unique and individual tapestries that should be shared, cherished and worn with pride.”

Education

Fordham University
Masters in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Grief and loss
  • Substance abuse
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Anger management
  • Stress management
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  • 1131 Queensborough Blvd #100
    Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

  • Mon-Fri:7AM-9:30PM
    Saturday:7AM-6PM
    Sunday:8AM-5PM

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