Whether you or someone you love struggles with an eating disorder, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, body image disturbances, chronic dieting, or needs counseling or therapy, our experienced team of specialized therapists, counselors, dietitians, and nutrition coaches are here to help.

We Will Give You Hope.

Treatment for Eating Disorders for Individuals & Families

An eating disorder is not something that you can just get over. The relationship you have with your provider and having HOPE are the main predictors in success. A joy-filled life is possible and we work one-on-one with you to make that life a reality.  We believe in living a fully RecoverED life.  Our team of specialists will develop a personalized treatment plan for you/your loved one.  You are not alone on this battle. 

Eating Disorders Services

  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
  • Otherwise Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED)
  • Eating Disorders During Pregnancy
  • Diabulimia
  • Orthorexia
  • Eating Disorder Services
  • Individualized Nutrition Therapy
  • Family Based Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Meal Support
  • Exposure and Response Prevention
  • Grocery store and restaurant outings
  • Intuitive Eating
  • Tele-health
  • Nutrition Coaching
  • Recovery Coaching
  • Working with your school and/or athletic teams
  • Trauma and PTSD Therapy
  • Family Therapy

Counseling and Therapy

If you are struggling with feeling anxious or depressed and long for a life that is calmer, happier, and more fulfilled, New Hope counseling and therapy services can help. Through counseling and therapy, we will work together to identify what is troubling you and develop a new understanding and connection to your feelings, allowing you to experience a meaningful life with hope, balance, and joy.

Counseling Services

    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    • Family Systems Therapy
    • Persons Centered Approach
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Enhanced-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Trauma-Informed Care
    • Trauma Therapy
    • Somatic Therapies
    • Somatic Experiencing 
    • Mindfulness and Body Integration
    • Faith-based treatment, if desired

    Nutrition Counseling & Solutions for sustained nutrition that will work for you for your life

    You’ve dieted for years. You’ve lost the weight and gained it back more times than you can count. You. Are. Exhausted. STOP dieting. Success is finally achievable with an individualized nutrition plan and simple to follow guidelines that WORK because we get to know your lifestyle, your personality, your relationship with food, and we get to know YOU.

    Individualized Nutrition Plans

    • Individualized Eating Plans That Work!
    • Intuitive Eating
    • Nutrition Therapy to Heal Relationship with Food
    • Metabolism Evaluation
    • Food Sensitivity Testing (eliminate foods that may be causing inflammation)
    • Lab Testing

    Trauma Informed Care and Therapies for Trauma / PTSD

    Trauma and PTSD can have an array of long-lasting negative impacts on your physical, mental, and emotional health. Patients who have experienced a traumatic event leading to trauma or PTSD can benefit from the emerging practices in a trauma-informed care approach. This method allows counselors and therapists to treat a patient effectively without re-traumatization.

    Trauma-Informed Care

    • Trauma-Focused Therapy
    • Exposure Therapy
    • Cognitive Reconstructing
    • Somatic Therapies
    • Somatic Experiencing
    • Treating Trauma & Eating Distorders
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    New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center in Columbia, SC

    Specialized Registered Dietitians, Nutrition Coaches and Eating Disorder Therapists/Counselors, Trauma Therapists.

    Our Approach at New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center is to treat the individual and not the condition. We’ll seek to:
    • Evaluate your nutritional and emotional needs,
    • Explore your relationship with food,
    • Understand the progression of your eating disorder behaviors (if applicable),
    • Discover any medical complications, dietary allergies, & intolerances you may have,
    • We work with teens and adults, as well as families,
    • Personalize YOUR solution (treatments and meal plans), and
    • Restore your hope and your relationship with food.
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    We believe there is always hope.

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    Our mission is to help clients discover a balanced, neutral relationship with food.  In order to promote, strengthen, and establish internal cues that promote flexibility in eating, clients work on attuned eating through structured meal plans.  New Hope offers exposure and response prevention therapy through a variety of therapeutic interventions, including meal support, meal challenges, food exposures, and meal outings.  These exercises are designed to show you how a variety of food can fit into your daily life (flexible eating). The ultimate goal is to strengthen your internal cues to promote flexibility in your eating, attunement in your internal cues to adequately nourish yourself, honoring hunger, fullness, and satiety cues.

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    Repair your relationship with food

    We Treat Eating Disorders

    Binge Eating Disorder, Anorexia, Bulimia & Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Female Athlete Triad/Restrictive Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

    We Uncover Gastrointestinal Concerns

    Food and Digestive Disorders, Integrative and Functional Nutrition

    We Help You Succeed With Results!

    Breaking cyclical dieting patterns, Yo Yo Dieting, Failed Dieting, Dispelling that Fad Diet Myth

    We Teach You To Listen To Your Body

    No matter the reason you came to us, it is imperative that you listen to your body, understand your needs, and repair your relationship with food.

    We Work With All Genders and All Age Groups

    We provide treatment and hope to anyone who needs it. Our doors are open to all.

    If you (or someone you love)
    answers YES to any of these questions,
    New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center
    can help you change your life.

    Are you struggling with an eating disorder?
    Are you ready to make peace with food and/or your body? 
    Do you experience severe distress or concern about body weight or shape?
    Do you feel sick or have side effects after you eat?
    Do you have chronic pain? 
    Have you been through a trauma or have PTSD?  A trauma can be different for each person. If you are unsure if you have been through a trauma and have symptoms that others cannot explain, we may be able to help! 
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    Meet the Team…

    Amy Helms,


    Tayler Crumpton,

    RD, LD

    Casey Kelly,



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    New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center Located in Columbia, SC

    New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center

    3321 Forest Drive, Suite 3 Columbia, SC 29204


    Our counseling and wellness center is located conviniently in Columbia, SC off of Route 12. Serving the nearby areas of Richland County and Lexington County including Kings Grant, Heathwood, Melrose Heights, Rosewood, Shandon, Forest Acres, Hamptons and Old Woodlands.

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    Clinical Training and Business Coaching

    Clinical Training and Business Coaching

    Amy Helms offers professional clinical supervision, case consultation, and business coaching for Registered Dietitians seeking support in their clinical work and business.
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    Amazon Resources

    For your convenience, we also have resources available on Amazon for help with Eating Disorders, Intuitive Eating, Cyclical Dieters, Body Image Disorders, PTSD, and Behavioral Skills Workbooks.


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