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Individual Therapist

Beth Prendergast received her Master of Arts in Psychology: Clinical Counseling from The Citadel Graduate College and is a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Beth is extensively trained in  the fundamentals of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills. This training allows Beth to describe the dialectical nature of DBT skills, identify the strategies and procedures required for effective teaching of DBT skills, explain and structure the DBT skills modules and effectively review DBT skills training homework.

Beth’s approach to Individual counseling uses non-judgmental, compassionate support identifying emotions and suggesting new tools to help achieve joy and wellness. Beth believes each person has the ability to lead a fulfilling life. Beth’s experience working with a diverse client population includes clinical private practice in the Charleston area, Counseling and Substance Abuse Services at the College of Charleston and international students at the University of South Carolina and Denver University. Beth provides individual counseling services alongside the dedicated practitioners at East Cooper Behavioral Health. 


Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training: The Essentials

October 2018

This two-day workshop covers the fundamentals of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills: Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Participants learn how to plan, structure, and conduct DBT skills classes. This workshop also addresses the targets for skills training, as well as how to apply fundamental DBT strategies in skills training.

If you are interested in learning more about the CDBTA DBT program,

or have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to reach out.