Counseling and Supportive Services

Counseling and Supportive Services

Counseling and Supportive Services

You only get one brain. We’ll help you take care of it.

Professional Counseling Services
Professional Counseling Services

The Counseling and Supportive Services provides individual and family counseling by licensed professionals free of charge to help people overcome a variety of challenges.  Some of those challenges are of an every day nature, such as loss of a job or struggling with anxiety. Other challenges feel much more daunting--such as grieving the death of a loved one, enduring a divorce, or overcoming unexpected life events.

Why would I see a Counselor?
Why would I see a Counselor?

We encourage people to consider professional counseling as an invaluable tool for maintaining emotional health and positive relationships. Just as you might hire a mechanic to fix your car or an accountant to solve some tax problems, you can "hire" a counselor to help give your emotional intelligence a boost, identify your strengths, and navigate successfully through some of life’s struggles. Talking to an objective professional, rather than a friend or family member who might be too emotionally attached, can have tremendous benefits. If you’re open to honest dialog, you can have some life-changing “light bulb” moments!

What can a Counselor help me overcome?
What can a Counselor help me overcome?
  • Grieving the loss of a loved one

  • Relationship changes: marriage, divorce, blending families

  • Personal or work related stress

  • Anxiety, phobias, depression, post traumatic stress

  • Parenting, co-parenting challenges

  • Being "stuck" (figuring out life after kids have grown, what to do in retirement, thinking about a career change, confusion about what to study or what career to pursue)

  • Anger management, conflict resolution

  • End of life issues

  • Work issues (job loss, seeking a promotion, conflict with co-workers, supervisors or subordinates)

  • Adjustment to new culture, new location or other life changes

Fees
Fees

The good news is that our professional services are FREE to all individuals.  We provide convenient in-home services; if this is not an option, we will meet you anywhere that is a safe location. 

Contact Info

Phone: 864-898-5583

Email: parentingplace@tppupstate.org

Crisis Info

If you have a life-threatening emergency, please do NOT leave a message at the agency. If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911.

In case of urgent mental health needs, here are some contacts:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Teens Helping Teens

Call 310-855-4673

Text TEEN to 839863

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233

TTY 1-800-787-3224

If you or a loved one is feeling suicidal, you can also go to your nearest emergency room for assistance. PLEASE DO NOT WAIT.

How do I get started?
How do I get started?

You must make an appointment for counseling. The best way to do that is to call us (864-898-5583).   Feel free to also complete the referral form found below.

Did you know?

  • Victims of Violent Crime have rights in South Carolina: http://www.sova.sc.gov/rights.html

  • Victims of violent crime may also qualify for some assistance through Crime Victim's Compensation program

We also collaborate with other agencies such as Family Promise.  Family Promise of Pickens County provides low-income families the opportunity to achieve lasting independence by meeting homeless families immediate needs for shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services. The Community Counseling and Supportive Services Program provides therapy services for the residents of Family Promise, allowing their own staff to focus on managing the operations of the program as well as providing safety, structure, and among many other things: love.

Victims' Assistance Program
Victims' Assistance Program

The Counseling and Supportive Services program provides a wide range of services for victims of crime and other traumatic events. We provide professional therapy to victims who live in Anderson, Greenville, Pickens and Oconee counties, as well as in-depth advocacy for people who are victims of violent crime or abuse. These services are free of charge.

Victims enter the legal system unwillingly and usually unprepared, having little idea of what to expect. A good victims' assistance program can make a huge difference by providing someone to walk you through the process from the beginning to the end. If you have been a victim of crime or endured a traumatic event, please know you are not alone and allow us to lend a hand.

 

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Call us:

864-898-5583

Find us: 

1899 Gentry Memorial Highway  Easley, SC 29640

Mail us:

PO Box 931  Pickens, SC 29671

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