New Directions Counseling

Premier Counseling Services

We Accept Most Insurance

New Directions provides counseling, coaching and family mediation.  Sandy Davidson is a licensed counselor in private practice in the Charleston Area with offices in Goose Creek and North Charleston.  She offers individual, marriage and family, group counseling; and life coaching.  Sandy is a seasoned counselor whose training and experience has prepared her to deal with a variety of client problems.  She addresses all types of relationship issues and trauma, parenting, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, codependency, stress, anger management, and post traumatic stress.  She especially likes to help  individuals and families deal with the trauma of divorce. Whether you are just starting to think about divorce, going through  divorce, dealing with post divorce drama, or looking for your next Ms. or Mr. Right - she can help.  She accepts all Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, ComPsych, TriCare, Thomas Cooper, Medicare and more.  She does not accept Medicaid and is not on the United Behavioral Health perferred provider list.  New Directions offers a pro bono counseling program to select financially challenged clients who do not have insurance and are unable to pay for sessions.  Ask about this option if you are in need of counseling and lack the ability to pay or need a large fee reduction.  

EAP Provider

As a participating provider with many Employee Assistance Programs she provides brief therapy solutions to a wide variety of problems.  Sandy's holistic therapeutic style is grounded in the principles of positive psychology, the science of change, and cognitive behavioral techniques.  She has recently added EMDR as a treatment modality.  She works to quickly identify the problem, apply an appropriate solution, and assist you in moving forward toward a happy and satisfied life.  She gives you tools to use for a lifetime.  She has a special heart for those with Bipolar Disorder.  Sandy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Mentor Coach, Certified Financial Independence Consultant, and Certified Family Court Mediator.  Consult your Human Resource Manager or EAP service coordinator for referral and authorization.

Any of these

  • Got relationship issues?
  • Keep finding yourself in unhealthy or unsatisfying relationships?
  • Got marriage problems but not sure you want a divorce?
  • Love your partner but  hate the horrible fights you keep having?
  • Want to make one last true effort to put your marriage back together?
  • Having trouble accepting your spouse wants to end the marriage?
  • Need to know how to get started on your divorce?
  • Need help dealing with emotional drama?
  • Want to know the best way to break the news to the kids?
  • Having trouble negotiating your property settlement?
  • Need help with child custody, visitation, or support?
  • Want to develop a co-parenting plan to ensure consistency in parenting between households?
  • Need help with blended family issues?
  • Ready to re-enter the dating scene?
  • Need to get yourself in tip top dating shape - physically and emotionally?
  • Found someone and want to make sure you get it right this time?
  • Need help deaing wtih your divorce spiritually?
  • Ready to put your life back together?