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Starting Trauma therapy

What is Trauma therapy?

Trauma therapy is a therapeutic approach that focuses on treating the psychological impact of traumatic events on individuals. Trauma therapy helps people process and heal from their trauma by guiding them through their trauma in a compassionate and supportive way, allowing clients to feel the full scope of what happened to them and eventually move on from the event(s). This process helps people who have experienced trauma find ways to feel safe in their life.

How does Trauma therapy work?

Trauma therapy will often require individuals to walk through their experiences in a controlled and compassionate setting (unless the client has a dissociative disorder) so that they can fully process the event, an activity that will allow them to move on from what happened and feel safe again. Thriveworks Rock Hill therapists will also help clients learn healthy coping mechanisms to deal with their symptoms outside of therapy.

Is Trauma therapy conducted in person or online?

Thriveworks trauma counseling in Rock Hill, SC is conducted both in person and online through online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Trauma therapy last?

If an individual is working through a single event that occurred during adulthood, they may only need a few months of treatment. However, in instances of childhood trauma or repeated traumatic events, therapy may continue over the course of years. Trauma therapy usually ends when the client believes they have met their therapeutic goals, however long that takes to occur. Thriveworks therapists in Rock Hill, SC will continue to provide care for as long as necessary to help clients meet their therapeutic needs.

Need more help deciding?

No one deserves to go through a trauma. The emotional, mental, and physical scars trauma leaves can stretch way past the traumatic event. It can be a brutal and exhausting experience that is in no way your fault. There is hope though- we can’t choose what happens to us, but we can choose how we heal.

Trauma creates changes you don’t choose. Healing is about creating change you do choose. -Michelle Rosental

Thriveworks Rock Hill Trauma Therapists know that you didn’t choose to be victim to a trauma. You did nothing wrong, yet now you’re stuck with the consequences. It’s not fair, and we wish we could take away all your pain with a snap of our fingers. We can’t, but we can walk by your side and give you the knowledge, tools, and encouragement to heal from your past and build a healthy, happy future.

It takes immense courage and strength to even just read this page and consider attending trauma therapy in Rock Hill. Our trauma clinicians are inspired by your everyday strength that has gotten you this far. That same strength and courage is what will carry you to healing, peace, and a fulfilling life that you deserve. You can call (803) 368-6499 to ask any questions or to schedule an appointment today.

What are some symptoms of trauma?

Our brain is a fantastic organ. It has millions of connections that work together to create the reality that we experience every day. But that detail is also its biggest weakness; just like how good experiences can shape the brain, bad experiences can shape our brain too. High stress and high emotional events can actually rewire our brain and make us start thinking, feeling, and acting differently.

To add to the complexity of a traumatized brain, every person will react to a trauma differently. Whether it’s emotional, physical, sexual abuse, neglect, or long-term trauma, our brain responds differently in every situation.

Thriveworks trauma counselors in Rock Hill understand all these complexities and how it might be affecting your life. Whatever your experience, goals, and fears, we can individualize each session, so it is best suited for you. With trauma, there is no one right way to heal. There are only forward steps, and that is what we will take in a Thriveworks Rock Hill trauma therapy session.

Trauma therapy works because we utilize the brain’s natural healing ability to mold it back into its healthy shape. Trauma shapes the brain into something unhealthy, but we can shape it back.

You are never broken or hopeless or unfixable. There is always a way out, and Thriveworks Trauma Therapists in Rock Hill are here to help you find it. You are worth the time it takes to heal from trauma. You are deserving of a fulfilling, happy, safe life. Our counselors will help you get there by moving at your pace.

If you recognize some of these symptoms in yourself or a loved one, reaching out can help:

  • Recurrent, painful dreams
  • Flashbacks
  • Emotional numbness
  • Jittery/always on edge
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Hesitancy to open up to other people, even those you trusted before the trauma
  • Persistent fear, horror, anger, guilt, or shame
  • Diminished interest in activities you previously enjoy
  • Difficulty feeling positive emotions
  • A general feeling of detachment from the world or yourself
  • Continuous feeling of discomfort in stomach and gut

Trauma and/or PTSD can have a multitude of symptoms, and not all are listed here. The uniqueness of every trauma case can make it feel isolating. Know that you are never alone. A professional, trained counselor at Rock Hill’s trauma therapy can bridge the gap between your pain and your future by giving you the knowledge and skills you need to take the steps towards healing.

How can we help?

Thriveworks Rock Hill trauma therapy will always practice a client-first mentality. You are the prime source of knowledge on yourself. Our job is to bring in the outside research and practices of the mental health field while providing a safe, nonjudgmental, empathetic space for you to heal.

A few of our techniques that we might use in a trauma counseling session include:

  • Education on the symptoms of trauma
  • Practicing coping skills for when symptoms do flare up (ex: relaxation exercises, anger-management techniques, guided imagery, and more!)
  • Support in managing sleep, exercise, and diet. These are core components of a healthy lifestyle and crucial in the healing process
  • Work through any guilt, self-blame, or other negative emotions surrounding traumatic events. What happened to you is not your fault.
  • Address lingering fear and anxiety. Leaving painful emotions unaddressed will result in more pain further down the road.
  • Address any comorbid struggles such as anxiety or depression.

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: you are not at fault for experiencing a trauma. The symptoms you’re experiencing are not your fault, nor is the way you’ve adapted to deal with them. Trauma is not your fault. But healing does lay in your hands, and you can start on that journey today. Your present does not belong to your past.

We’ve away taken the frustration of getting help for trauma.  Our offices are safe and private. We offer convenient appointment times – day, evening, and weekends.  We accept most major insurance plans, too.  And getting an appointment can happen now – in most cases, we can schedule your first appointment in 24-48 hours.

Call today to start your journey of healing with a Thriveworks Trauma Therapist in Rock Hill.  803-368-6499

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 Rock Hill 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)

  • Carelon

  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

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Self-pay costs at Rock Hill
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

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I have only had great appointments with Melissa. She CARES about her patients and LISTENS to my concerns and follows up at each appointment.
Read more I have only had great appointments with Melissa. She CARES about her patients and LISTENS to my concerns and follows up at each appointment.
Susan Feb 2024
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I have been having Having my counseling sessions with Melissa Pate for grief counseling. She has been fantastic helping me thru the grief process since my husbands passing. I never thought it would be so hard but with her help I am starting to make progress. She gives me advice on references, books, and gives encouragement. I am so grateful to have found Melissa and Thriveworks. Lesley
Read more I have been having Having my counseling sessions with Melissa Pate for grief counseling. She has been fantastic helping me thru the grief process since my husbands passing. I never thought it would be so hard but with her help I am starting to make progress. She gives me advice on references, books, and gives encouragement. I am so grateful to have found Melissa and Thriveworks. Lesley
Lesley Jan 2024
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Virtual visits are a life saver for me in many ways. I love my counselor and psychiatrist. Response from Customer Service has always been timely and concise. I really do not have any complaints.
Read more Virtual visits are a life saver for me in many ways. I love my counselor and psychiatrist. Response from Customer Service has always been timely and concise. I really do not have any complaints.
Rock Hill Sep 2022
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I've told my friends about Thriveworks. It's great to have a resource like this in our community.
Read more I've told my friends about Thriveworks. It's great to have a resource like this in our community.
Rock Hill Aug 2019
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Thriveworks is a wonderful place to get the support you need to improve your life!
Rock Hill Aug 2019
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Rock Hill is located at 1030 Riverwalk Parkway Suite 203, Rock Hill, SC 29730. We’re near the Riverwalk YMCA and are next to Beam Endodontics.

Phone number

(803) 676-1276

Languages spoken by SC providers

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