QUALIFICATIONS
The therapist is a seasoned counselor with  over 30 years of mental health counseling, private practice, teaching, and coaching experience.  She earned a Master of Social Work degree from USC and is licensed as an Independent Social Worker for Clinical Practice (LISW-CP).  She is an approved family court mediator, certified in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing,  and holds the Certified Mentor Coach credential.  She is a Certified EMDR Therapist, and one of the few counselors in the Goose Creek/North Charleston/Summerville area offering co-parenting counseling. 

INSURANCE ACCEPTED
New Directions is accepting new clients and accepts Medicare and most insurances for individual and family counseling services. She is also a participating provider with many EAP's (Employee Assistance Programs). Sandy Davidson does not bill insurance for co-parenting counseling, mediation services, or coaching.  Mediation fees are set and payment for three hours of mediation is expected prior to the first mediation conference.  

CREDIT CARD PAYMENT
New Directions is happy to accept credit/debit card payment at the time of service.  Online payments may be made through the use of Pay Pal.  A Pay Pal account is not required to make a payment.  Payment can be made to coach@growthquest.net.  Payment by cash and check are also welcomed.  Payment is expected at time of service. Please check with your insurance provider to determine your co-payment amount if any, and your deductible and whether your deductible has been met.