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6,428 people sought life transitions counseling help in North Carolina in the last year

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

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Starting Life transitions counseling

What is life transition therapy?

At Thriveworks, Life transitions counseling is a specialized form of therapy that focuses on helping individuals navigate major life changes, adjustments, and transitions. The specific approach and techniques used in this type of therapy can vary depending on the individual's needs and the nature of the transition. Life transitions counseling is designed to provide support, coping strategies, and a safe space for individuals to explore and process their experiences.

How does life transition counseling work?

Life transitions counseling starts with an initial assessment where the therapist gathers information about your specific transition, emotional state, concerns, and goals. In this supportive and non-judgmental space, you can process the myriad of emotions that often accompany life transitions, including stress, anxiety, and grief. The counseling process also focuses on helping you to adapt to changing circumstances, set new goals, make informed decisions, maintain healthy relationships, explore evolving identities, and access ongoing support throughout the transition.

Why are life transitions so hard?

Life transitions are difficult because they alter our sense of what is “normal”, affecting our relationships, routines, work life, home environement, health, and much more.

How can I make my life transitions easier?

The best way to make your life transitions easier is to seek the assistance of a counselor who can offer you Life transitions counseling to help address and adapt to the changes you are experiencing.

Is life transition counseling conducted in person or online?

Life transitions counseling 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 life transition counseling last?

The length of life transitions counseling can differ widely, depending on an individual's specific needs and the changes happening in their life. Typically, this counseling is short-term, spanning several sessions over a few weeks or months. The exact number of sessions and how long it takes are decided in consultation with the counselor, considering how the individual is progressing and what they want to achieve.

Need more help deciding?

Transitions are a natural part of life: marriage, birth, death, a move, a new job, divorce, retirement, aging – the list goes on. And through it all, the one constant we can count on is change. And with change can come emotion, good and bad, the byproducts of which may include stress, problems with sleep, fear, fragility, vulnerability, or depression.

Your ability to cope with these life transitions depends on a lot of factors, including your current mental health, support system, personal resilience and strengths, economics, health, prior transitions, and other stressors.

Life transition counseling sessions can help you work through the process of recognizing your thoughts and emotions as well as developing the skills that can help you to regulate and cope with them. During your life transition therapy sessions, the counselors at Thriveworks in Wilmington will work with you using different approaches, either separately or in combination with one another. This way, you can feel more stable and confident as you move through this important time of your life.

Engaging in therapy to learn healthy coping mechanisms for life transitions can be extremely beneficial for anyone’s mental health and overall well-being.  If you are ready to learn proven strategies to ease your body and mind through this transitional time, call our professional counselors at Thriveworks in Wilmington today and set up an initial appointment: (910) 247-4818


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 Wilmington therapists and counselors accept 24 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina | BCBS

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina | BCBS Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Caresource

  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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Self-pay costs at Wilmington
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Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

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Talk therapy


Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

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Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Wilmington is located near Empie Park off of Wrightsville Ave. We share a building with Amina Shade - State Farm Insurance Agent, Emerald Cuts, Ward Hair & Nail Design, and other businesses.

Phone number

(910) 714-4942

Languages spoken by NC providers

  • English
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