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Private Matters Counseling Services, LLC

"Empowering Others To Empower Themselves"

Wandering Traveler


Life isn’t always easy and we all encounter life CHALLENGES as we walk this JOURNEY – we call 

I applaud your strength for deciding to seek support during your time of personal unrest, disappointment or frustration. 
Be encourage, CHANGE is always possible as long as there is hope for a better tomorrow.
  Start your journey today towards living your BEST LIFE!!

Therapy Sessions
Holding Hands
Couples Counseling
Holding Hands

Empowerment Groups
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Substance Abuse & Gambling Counseling 

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Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant

Behavioral Health
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About Me

Helena Thomas-West, MaEd, NCC, LCMHC,LPC<, LAC LCAS-A

About me

I believe CHANGE is possible whether you are experiencing situational, emotional, time, or social stressors.  As such, I will use direct, empathetic, and non-judgmental skills to promote insight, awareness, and change to Empower you, to Empower yourself.

I am a graduate of the CACREP counseling program at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  As a state board certified Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor in North Carolina and South Carolina I will use an integrative therapeutic approach comprised of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Motivational Interviewing Therapy and others approaches depending on you and your treatment goals.

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Let Us Get You Empowered,
So You Can Empower Yourself!

So whether you are experiencing an emotional, psychological or social issues we will meet you where you with the hope of helping you live a Better Life or be your Better Self.

Private Matters Counseling Services, LLC
Serving South Carolina & North Carolina
SC: (843)618-9220 & NC: (910)361-2556
Fax: 877-325-2456

We are readily accessible to the following counties and the included towns/city's.

North Carolina

South Carolina

*Scotland County
*Richmond County
*Moore County
*Hoke County and
other surrounding counties. 

*Marlboro County
*Chesterfield County
*Florence County
*Dillon County and
other surrounding counties. 

Accepted Insurances

  • Optum/United Behavioral Health SC

  • Healthy Blue of SC

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC


  • NC - Medicaid

  • SC  - Medicaid

  • Debit Cards

  • Credit Cards

  • Cash

  • "Super Bill" provided for Insurance Companies reimbursement.

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