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Shynekia Garner LMFT

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Shynekia Garner Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. As a human first and therapist second, I know we all go through hard times in life, but how we choose to act in these moments makes all the difference.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Shynekia Garner is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of South Carolina with nearly 10 years of experience working with children, teens, adults, and families who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship, medical, and substance abuse issues. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Political Science with a minor in English from the University of South Carolina Upstate and received her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Converse College.Shynekia takes a client-centered approach incorporating solution-focused techniques (SFT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), medical family therapy (MFT), mindfulness-based approaches, and emotionally-focused therapy (EFT). The ability to adapt to meet the needs of every client provides the freedom and creativity desperately needed to foster healing in a safe environment.Shynekia takes pride in forming a pure and authentic therapeutic alliance with each of her clients and is known to most by her nickname,  Shy . The client is the driver and Shy is simply the passenger helping to guide each along the way in a collaborative and meaningful exchange.






Sexuality Based Issues

General Expertise






Aging related concerns

Anger management

Divorce & separation

In-Network Insurance




Cigna EAP




First Session$200
Individual Therapy$170
Marriage & Couples Counseling$170
Family Therapy$170
Group Therapy$170

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eclectic Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Compassion-Focused Therapy


  • South Carolina, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 7012


Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy, Converse College

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Greenville, Greenville, SC

Frequently Asked Questions About Shynekia Garner, LMFT

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Shynekia Garner, LMFT, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Shynekia Garner accepting new clients?

Yes, Shynekia Garner is accepting new clients for online therapy in South Carolina and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Greenville, 68 Pointe Cir Suite 3201, Greenville, SC, 29615.

Does Shynekia Garner accept insurance?

Yes, Shynekia Garner accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana and Optum.

What types of therapy does Shynekia Garner offer?

Shynekia Garner offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Shynekia Garner offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Shynekia Garner offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Greenville, 68 Pointe Cir Suite 3201, Greenville, SC, 29615.

Does Shynekia Garner offer online therapy?

Yes, Shynekia Garner offers online therapy via video sessions to people in South Carolina.

How quickly can I see Shynekia Garner?

Shynekia Garner typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Shynekia Garner speak?

Shynekia Garner conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Shynekia Garner online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Shynekia Garner online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.