Vanessa Thandroyen

Vanessa Thandroyen received her B.S in Elementary Education from Presbyterian College and her Master of Social Work (M.S.W) from the University of South Carolina. She is currently licensed with the South Carolina State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Clinical Social Worker.  She is rostered through Project Best to provide Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Her professional background includes both public service and clinical practice at public schools, community outpatient clinics, centers for developmental disorders, and private practice settings.

Vanessa has been providing therapy for over 10 years.  She is experienced in treating all childhood disorders and specializes with treating a variety of emotional and behavioral issues such as anxiety, depression, adjustments, grief and loss, and trauma related issues for children and teens. She is equipped to provide behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, group therapy, play therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and EMDR.

Vanessa believes each person should be given an opportunity to be heard, have a voice, and be empowered emotionally and spiritually.  She enjoys collaborating with children and families from all cultures to discover their strengths, develop positive and better ways to cope, and develop skills to achieve their goals. She enjoys working with children, teens, and adults. She approaches counseling from a strengths-based perspective, focusing on the abilities and potential found in everyone. Integrating spiritual components within the therapeutic process is available upon request.

To inquire about services with Vanessa please email [email protected]

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