Counseling in Summerville, SC. Find the Right Therapist.

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John Romig Johnson, Ph.D, NCPsyA, IAAP, NYAAP

John Romig Johnson, Ph.D, NCPsyA, IAAP, NYAAP

Jungian Psychoanalyst

In 29414 - Nearby to Summerville.

I can help you deepen your capacity to love and to live and guide your journey of transformation and self-understanding. My goal is to help your find meaning, direction and purpose in your life.

Kindra Westercamp, Ph.D.

Kindra Westercamp, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 29407 - Nearby to Summerville.

I provide psychotherapy to adolescents and adults in a warm environment. I strive to help my clients enliven their potential and live a life that they value.

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Therapy Summerville, SC

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Summerville, South Carolina is a great town for families to relax and create lasting memories. Here you will find attractions geared toward family-fun in a relatively low-key manner. Stella Nova Spa Salon is perfect for parents wishing to get away from the children and teenagers for a day or for couples. This location provides massages, manicures, facials, and much more. V.I.P. Adventures is another great experience for families with children and teenagers of all ages. Make reservations to enjoy bass fishing. Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site is great for those seeking to better understand life in the past around this area.1 Another unique place for family entertainment includes Rolling M Stables. Participate in riding lessons, carriage rides, and much more. Cinemark Movies 8 is one of the theaters in the area with newly released films. Bring your family, grab your favorite concessions from the snack bar, and enjoy the show.

Mental Health in Summerville

The Ark Alzheimer's Family Support Services is dedicated to providing resources to families that include a member with a memory disorder. Respite services give family caregivers much needed time away from their responsibilities to rest and relax. Support groups give caretakers an opportunity to learn effective coping skills to deal with the daily stressors involved in providing care to a loved one. The purpose of these programs is to help those with memory impairments to live dignified lives and continue to be part of the community. For additional information, call 843-832-2357.2

Mental Health Heroes is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to individuals with a mental health need, but who cannot afford services due to financial hardship. Donations to the organization go directly to those in need. Funds may be used to pay for medications to stabilize behavior, assessment services to determine the nature and scope of a person's mental illness, or for therapeutic treatments to help individuals improve their functioning. By providing these funds in a timely manner, Mental Health Heroes helps men, women, and children get the care they need in order to return to an optimal level of functioning.3

Developmentally disabled residents of Summerville can take advantage of recreational, vocational, and social programs offered by the Dorchester County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs. Program participants can join job-training programs in which they learn skills while earning a wage. Recreational programs provide fun activities with peers that improve socialization and communication skills. Advocacy programs teach disabled individuals how to speak for themselves and make independent decisions, while also working to dispel stigma regarding developmental and intellectual disabilities. More detailed information about these services is available by calling 843-871-1285.4

Current Initiatives

Raising community awareness of autism spectrum disorders is the primary mission of the Lowcountry Autism Consortium. By bringing various stakeholders together, including parents and families, as well as professionals from the fields of counseling, medicine, and education, the consortium is able to devise far-reaching initiatives to raise awareness about autism and improve the delivery of services to those in need. As part of their outreach initiative, the consortium provides free information to families and individuals whose lives have been touched by this disorder. Advocacy efforts to improve early intervention services are part of the initiative as well.5


References

1. South Carolina State Parks. (2017). Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site. Retrieved from http://southcarolinaparks.com/colonialdorchester/introduction.aspx
2. The Ark Alzheimer's Family Support Services. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://thearkofsc.org/
3. Mental Health Heroes. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from http://www.mhheroes.com/about/
4. Dorchester County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs. (2017). Adult Development Services. Retrieved from http://www.dorchesterdsnb.org/adult_development.html
5. Lowcountry Autism Consortium. (2017). What We Do. Retrieved from http://lowcountryautismconsortium.org/index.php/about-lowcountry-austism-consortium/what-we-do

Summerville is a city that is located in multiple counties- Dorchester County and Berkeley County and Charleston County in South Carolina. It has a land area of 19.23 square miles and a water area of 0.13 square miles.  The population of Summerville is 48,848 people with 16,915 households and a median annual income of $55,476. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Summerville is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Summerville therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Summerville public health department.