Mental Health

Mental Health services offered in Columbia, SC

Mental health problems are more common than you may think, affecting about 1 in 5 adults. At Envision Wellness Medical Group in Columbia, South Carolina, the experienced mental health specialists evaluate and treat common mental health conditions to improve your mood and well-being. Schedule a mental health evaluation by phone or request one online today.

Mental Health Q & A

What is mental health?

Your mental health consists of your mood, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Having exceptional mental health is beneficial for your physical health and overall quality of life. While they’re common, you don’t have to live with mental health disorders. See your Envision Wellness Medical Group specialist at the first sign of bothersome symptoms.

What are examples of mental health conditions?

Mental health conditions you or someone in your family can face include:

  • Eating disorders 
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Tic disorders
  • Dependent personality disorder
  • Issues related to being part of the LGBTQ community
  • Low self-esteem
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Substance misuse
  • Schizophrenia 
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Substance use disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Grief

Symptoms of mental health concerns include:

  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Substance misuse
  • Crippling fear
  • Ongoing worry
  • Constant sadness
  • Decreased quality of life
  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Problems focusing
  • Poor decision-making
  • Lack of motivation
  • Obsessions
  • Compulsions
  • Loss of interest in favorite activities
  • Mood swings
  • Relationships challenges

You might struggle at work or school due to a mental health condition. The good news is that treatment helps you overcome these challenges.


How does my provider diagnose mental health disorders?

To diagnose mental health conditions and determine the most effective treatment, the Envision Wellness Medical Group team gets to know you. They complete a psychiatric evaluation by asking about your mood, emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. After diagnosing your condition, they make treatment recommendations.


How are mental health conditions treated?

Envision Wellness Medical Group provides an array of treatments for mental health conditions, including:

  • Individualized counseling sessions
  • Couples and family counseling
  • Group therapy sessions
  • Grief counseling
  • Faith-based counseling
  • Parenting support
  • Psychotherapy
  • Medication management
  • Lifestyle coaching

The practice also provides work and career management, premarital counseling, and many other treatments to enhance your well-being.

You might meet with a counselor weekly for about 60 minutes or as needed until you complete treatment. Call Envision Wellness Medical Group any time with questions.

It’s also important to exercise regularly, eat nutritious foods, minimize stress, and get plenty of sleep. Have a solid social support network in place whenever possible. 

Schedule a mental health evaluation at Envision Wellness Medical Group by phone or request one online today.