Garrett Helms, LISW-CPS
Behavioral Health

Garrett Helms, LISW, joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in August of 2010, with 14 years of experience as a therapist in the Columbia Area. Mr. Helms formerly served as a clinician at Richland Springs and Palmetto Health Psychiatric Services.

While there, he served as the primary therapist for the adolescent partial hospitalization program (PHP), supervising therapist for the geriatric PHP and was a therapist for adult PHP. He was also the cognitive behavioral therapist for the intensive outpatient program and served as the professional and community liaison for Palmetto Health Psychiatric Services. Since then, Mr. Helms has built a private practice serving children, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.

Mr. Helms specializes in treating trauma-related behavioral health issues, anxiety disorders, behavioral disorders and affective disorders of all types. He also works with couples for the purposes of relationship improvement, reconciliation and divorce counseling.

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Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. Our 30,000 team members are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of you and your family. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will be rebranded at a later date and will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

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