Services

Stairway Counseling Services, LLC is a new Mental/Behavioral Health business to the Aiken County area that is privately owned and operated by Cheryl Cummings. With a12 year history working with youth and adults, that leverages her previous employment in county and state agencies in her field, she offers a host of credentials, vision, and expertise in Mental/Behavioral Health Counseling

Counseling

Diagnosistic Evaluation/Impression

We offer diagnostic evaluations in which we will conduct al comprehensive assessment to determine if counseling is needed. This initial session is usually 1 1/2-2 hours long. During this assessment, we will gather information as it relates to biological, psychological, and social information about you. All information gathered is considered private and confidential. There are limits to confidentiality which will be discussed at the intitial appointment. 

Treatment

Treatment includes individual counseling, family counseling, and/or group counseling. Counseling sessions are usually 45-60 minutes for about 6-12 sessions. The amount of counseling sessions can vary and is dependent upon progress and completion of treatment goals. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Person-Centered/Client-Centered Therapy are a few of the therapy modalities that will be used by the counselor. The counselor may take an eclectic approach which is a combination of several major psychological theories. Each client is unique and will received an individualized treatment plan that is tailored to fit his or her specific needs.

Training Workshop

Diagnosistic Evaluation/Impression

We offer diagnostic evaluations in which we will conduct al comprehensive assessment to determine if counseling is needed. This initial session is usually 1 1/2-2 hours long. During this assessment, we will gather information as it relates to biological, psychological, and social information about you. All information gathered is considered private and confidential. There are limits to confidentiality which will be discussed at the intitial appointment. 

Treatment

Treatment includes individual counseling, family counseling, and/or group counseling. Counseling sessions are usually 45-60 minutes for about 6-12 sessions. The amount of counseling sessions can vary and is dependent upon progress and completion of treatment goals. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Person-Centered/Client-Centered Therapy are a few of the therapy modalities that will be used by the counselor. The counselor may take an eclectic approach which is a combination of several major psychological theories. Each client is unique and will received an individualized treatment plan that is tailored to fit his or her specific needs.