Therapeutic Associates LLC
"Bridging the gap between families and the community."
Family Bridges Therapeutic Associates LLC
Counseling Services for Children, Adolescents, Families, and Adults
Melissa Muse, EdD, LPC, LPC-S
Angie Dosemagen, MEd, LPC
Offices Located at:
635 S Hazard St. Georgetown SC 29440
1801 Legion St. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Family Bridges was founded in 2001. The therapists have worked in the counseling field for over 24 years. Our therapists are licensed by the state and are affiliated with numerous professional organizations.
Family Bridges specializes in child, adolescent, and family counseling: Trauma, domestic violence, behavioral problems, ADHD, anxiety anger, depression, family relational problems, adoption, and school functioning issues.
Family Bridges uses a cognitive behavioral approach in addressing individual and family needs
Family Bridges accepts insurance to include:
Blue Cross/ Blue Shield
Humana/ Tri Care
Other insurance may be accepted, each individual should contact their provider
Melissa Muse is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. Dr. Muse received her doctorate from NOVA Southeastern University in 2001. She has her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and her undergraduate in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Muse worked in Family Preservation and community mental health and has been practicing for twenty four years with children and families. Dr. Muse has a Cognitive Behavioral Approach and works with sexually abused children, adult survivors of abuse, domestic abuse victims, PTSD and conducts professional trainings when her schedule allows.
Angie Dosemagen MEd LPC
Angie Dosemagen is a Licensed Professional Counselor with her Masters in Education. Mrs. Dosemagen has worked in the mental health field for 17 years with five years working in an inpatient psychiatric facility for troubled teenagers. Mrs. Dosemagen has her Masters degree from the Citadel and her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina. Mrs. Dosemagen also worked in community mental health family preservation before helping to open Family Bridges Therapeutic Associates LLC. Mrs. Dosemagen practices the Cognitive Behavioral Approach and works with troubled and disruptive children and adolescents, sexually abused children, family therapy and reunification and preservation.
Treatment Models (click model for document)
Other Specialty Services
Comprehensive, and Diagnostic Assessments
Non-offending Caregiver Therapy for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems
Adolescent Sex Offender Therapy
Treatment for Interpersonal Violence
Co Parenting Therapy (Between Two Homes)
Therapeutic Supervised Visitation
Training / Workshops
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
What is DBT?
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a research supported model used to treat suicidal and other self-destructive behaviors. DBT has been shown to effectively address borderline personality disorders/ traits. It utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral Approach to identify/ change negative thinking patterns and increase positive behavioral changes.
Who is eligible for this treatment?
Teenagers or adults with acute difficulties re: affect regulation, interpersonal deficits, and self-harm behaviors.
What does DBT therapy consist of?
Formal assessments to identify and address risks, negative cognition's, and problematic behaviors
6-12 months of Individual Psychotherapy
Detailed Behavioral Analysis
Homework/ Skills Practice
Educational Skill Based Group
4 Modules (click model for document)
South Carolina HIPAA Compliance Notice Form
Consent for Treatment
Insurance Company Authorization Form
HIPAA Privacy Form