Merilee Williams Perrine

Merilee Williams Perrine

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Charleston, South Carolina

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Personal Statement

Grace, peace, and mercy are often sought on a journey quest. Hope may seem allusive yet is available with faith from the heart of the Father. Offering Acceptance Commitment Therapy in a safe, supportive environment. LPCS with over 20 years of experience counseling men, women and older adolescents who struggle coping with mental health conditions, family conflicts, and addictions.

Together we can develop an alliance focused on identifying strengths, coping skills, and community resources for support in recovery, restoration, and revitalization.

Present focus, encouragement of resilience skills, and positive psychology reinforces how to overcome adversity by learning how to thrive not just survive.


Client Focus (Age)

  • Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Therapy Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Bipolar
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Panic Attacks
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person Centered/Rogerian
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Anthem
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Primary Physicians Care

Years in Practice

20+ years

Services Fee

  • Comprehensive Report
  • Initial Consultation
  • Progress Report
  • Special Consultation
  • Therapy Session

Payment Types

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Licenses

License Name License State Year
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) 4930 South Carolina 2006

Certifications

Name Year
Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) 2000
National Certified Addiction Counselor, Level I (NCAC I) 2014

Associations

Name Duration
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) 1999-Present

Education

School Degree Major Year
Webster University MA Mental Health Counseling 2006
SC Addiction Fellowship MA Substance Use DO, Mental Health, Spirituality 2006
Charleston Southern University BS Psychology Major Sociology Minor 1997

Languages

  • English