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JoAnn Scott

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Bio & Education:


Master of Social Work (MSW) - University of South Carolina          

Graduate Certificate Drug and Addiction Studies - University of South Carolina   

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology; Minor: Biology - East Carolina University


I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who believes that in a world where the importance of building up all facets of our life – education, work, family, friends- our emotional and mental health are not always attended to in the same ways. Your mental health is just as important- if not more! Whether you are looking to improve your general emotional wellbeing, communication skills, self-improvement or very specific challenges, therapy is a logical way to start. Congratulations on taking these first steps. 

JoAnn's Approach:

I approach all therapeutic interactions as a trauma-informed therapist, as a SC Victim Service Provider, with extensive experience in IPV/DV and trauma (including military). I also have a Graduate Certificate in Drug and Addiction Studies. 

I have specialized experience in:

  • EMDR for Trauma & Addiction

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), SFBT (Solution Focused Brief Therapy)

  • Depression and Anxiety

  • Couples Issues

  • Substance Use and Addiction

  • Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

  • Military & Veterans Treatment

  • Stress Management and Coping

  • Self Esteem

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness and Relationships

I believe in the inherent strength of clients themselves, and am here to assist you to best amplify those strengths to support recovery, empowerment and betterment of you. I approach therapy in a multi-faceted way that meets you where you are , and gives you the opportunity to have a safe space and respect where you can be your genuine, true self. 

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