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Crisis Service Contact Information:
Western Carolina Mobile Crisis - (888) 573-1006

Raleigh/Durham Mobile Crisis - (877) 626-1772

State of NC Mobile Crisis - HOPE4NC: (855) 587-3463 

Charleston, SC Mobile Crisis - (843) 414-2350

State of SC Mobile Crisis - (833) 364-2274

National Suicide Crisis Line - 988

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Shannon Worley/Growing Connections Counseling, PLLC does not provide after hours crisis support. If you are having an emergency, please dial 911 and/or go to the nearest emergency room near you. Please reference the above crisis support for mental health phone numbers. If you are having a mental health crisis and are in need of support, please reach out to one of these support services in your area. 




Privacy Policy:

We at Growing Connections Counseling, PLLC respect your privacy.  This Privacy Policy is designed to explain how we collect, use, share, and protect the personal information you provide to us when you access our website, purchase our goods or services, or engage with us on social media, as well as your own rights to the information we collect. We collect a variety of information from you when you visit our website, make purchases, or interact with us on social media. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you are specifically consenting to our collection of the data described below, to our use of the data, to the processing of this data, and to our sharing of the data with third party processors as needed for our legitimate business interests. The information we collect may include:

Personal Data:  Personal Data is information that can be used to identify you specifically, including your name, shipping address, email address, telephone number or demographic information like your age, gender, or hometown.  You consent to giving us this information by providing it to us voluntarily on our website or any mobile application. You provide some of this information when you register with or make purchases from our website.  You may also provide this information by participating in various activities associated with our site, including responding to blogs, contacting us with questions, or participating in group training. Your decision to disclose this data is entirely voluntary.  You are under no obligation to provide this information, but your refusal may prevent you from accessing certain benefits from our website or from making purchases. 

Derivative Data:  Derivative data is information that our servers automatically collect about you when you access our website, such as your IP address, browser type, the dates and times that you access our website, and the specific pages you view.  If you are using a mobile application, our servers may collect information about your device name and type, your phone number, your country of origin, and other interactions with our application. Other links embedded in this website behave the same as if the visitor has accessed the other website. These other websites may collect data from you as well. If you visit one of these websites by clicking on an embedded link, it will be important to read their privacy policy as well. 

Social Networking Data:  We may access personal information from social networking sites and apps, including Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter, Snapchat  or other social networking sites or apps not named specifically here, which may include your name, your social network username, location, email address, age, gender, profile picture and any other public information.  If you do not want us to access this information, please go to the specific social networking site and change your privacy settings.

Mobile Device Data:  If you use our website via a mobile device or app, we may collect information about your mobile device, including device ID, model and manufacturer, and location information.

Our website,, only asks you to provide your name, email address, and phone number when filling out our contact form. We do not require you to create an account with us and this website does not use cookies. We encourage you to reach out directly through email to if you do not want to provide any of your personal information on the contact form. 

We use Google Analytics to analyze data about those who visit our site, such as pages the user visits with time spent on each page. Visit Google’s Privacy Policy to learn more.


Use of website is for informational purposes only...

The information and resources contained within this website – including the digital content delivered via email and the blog – are for informational purposes only and should not take the place of seeking a therapist, nor are they intended to treat any medical/mental health conditions. The information obtained from this website should not be considered a substitute for a thorough medical/mental health evaluation by a licensed professional. Visitors should also seek professional medical/mental health advice before acting on any information contained within this website. The information, products, resources, materials, services, and documents found on this website are not intended to be a substitute for medical, mental health, legal, financial, or other professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Use of website does not establish a professional relationship...

Using this website does not establish a therapist-client relationship between you and Shannon Worley/Growing Connections Counseling, PLLC. Receipt of information contained within this website or electronic communication submitted or received does not establish a therapist-client relationship.

Confidentiality cannot be guaranteed on this website...

Any information you provide by your use of this site cannot be guaranteed privileged or confidential. It is important to note that emails or other types of information sent or received via electronic means can be hacked and therefore cannot be guaranteed completely confidential.

Links do not equate endorsement on this website...

This website includes links to other websites, products, and services and does not endorse or guarantee the services, products, or information contained at the other sites.

This website is not responsible for errors or inaccuracies...

The information, products, resources, materials, services, and documents found on this website are believed to be factual and accurate, however they cannot be guaranteed as such. There is no guarantee that the contents of this website are up to date or free from errors or inaccuracies, and Shannon Worley/Growing Connections Counseling, PLLC, is not responsible for any damages related to errors or inaccuracies.

Cannot guarantee results or outcomes...

Results or outcomes cannot be guaranteed if you choose to use any of the free or paid resources or participate in any of the free or paid workshops offered on this website.

All sales are non-refundable...

All services and products sold on this website are final sales and are non-refundable.

Copyright Disclaimer...

The contents of this site are protected by copyright laws and are the property of Shannon Worley/Growing Connections Counseling, PLLC. You may not change or delete any author credit. You may not copy, modify, adapt, display, or publish any content of this site without express written permission from Shannon Worley. Please contact Shannon Worley for any questions and/or concerns. 

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