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Marie Johnson, LPC, MAC

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LPC
12 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Have you recently experienced a big life change such as a new job, graduation or big move? Do you constantly worry or feel anxious? Is your job stressing you out? Have you recently experienced a significant loss? My goal is to help client's feel less stressed and more grounded. Together we will explore your stressors, process your feelings, and help you feel calm and more at peace. I have been a counselor for 12 years and specialize in life adjustments, anxiety, issues related to women, and grief. Are you ready to learn more about yourself, feel more self-assured and less stressed? I look forward to hearing from you!

Next available: May 29

Janice Nixon

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LPC
25 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, I'm Janice and I have 25 + years of experience working with addiction and mental health difficulties. I am board-certified in clinical and medical hypnosis. Are you overwhelmed in your day-to-day life, seemingly unable to find the perfect balance or peace you so deserve? Are you struggling with addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma or a negative self-view? I provide compassion and support while we work together to identify the areas of concern in your life and develop a plan to heal them. I utilize evidence-based treatments and incorporate mindfulness into my sessions to provide healing for the mind, body and spirit, to help you feel whole again. Let us start on this healing journey together.

Next available: May 29

Pamela M. Barnett

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LPC
15 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
3 Dunwoody Park...
At times everyone struggles and feels overwhelmed by challenging events (past or present), confusing feelings, and painful thoughts. It is helpful to have a confidential, objective, and experienced guide to sort through all this. I understand your cares and struggles. Those things that you feel as if you lost in childhood, teen years and even now can be replaced. You can see all things differently, and live the rest of your life with a different perspective, in newness loving yourself like you have never loved yourself before. You are worth it, you deserve it. This is a shared journey toward healing and creating your best life.

Next available: Jun 4

Tiffany Scott

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LPC
12 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Have you been experiencing anxiety and depression related to heartbreak, financial difficulties, or loss of a loved one? Have you been feeling stressed and not like yourself lately? I can help you address these issues. I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and master addiction counselor (MAC) in Georgia and NJ. I have over a decade of experience providing counseling services. I believe in treating anyone with respect and compassion. I provide an open and honest environment. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, grief/loss, relationship issues, co-ocurring disorders, and addiction. I have experience working with all populations from children to geriatric. It takes courage to reach out for help. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

Next available: Jun 10

Rendi M. Carter

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Rendi, A licensed clinical social worker, certified life coach, SYMBIS and Prepare/Enrich facilitator, Florida notary public, wife and mother of 4 (1 boy and 3 girls). I am an introverted extrovert who loves to eat and am a self-proclaimed foodie who doesn’t like dessert. I love to travel, hate the beach and will karaoke for hours on end (I cannot sing). I am loud, confident, motivated, passionate, and giving. I graduated from The University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Social Work. I have experience in a variety of settings including, child welfare, hospice, home health, hospital social work, social work management, and with family and individual counseling. I’ve had therapy and believe in therapy to help people on their journey.

Next available: May 29

Kelley Brown

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LPC
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hello, My name is Kelley Brown and I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC), anger management specialist and life coach. Additionally, I am a mental health first aid instructor/ advocate across the State of Georgia. I have a wonderful practice, Joy in Motion (www.joynmotion.org) that I am proud of because it focuses on healing, hope and restoration for individuals, families and couples. I have created therapeutic resources (journals) to aid individuals I work with to develop positive self-talk, reflection and affirmations. My practice is currently remote, in person sessions will be available in March. I have been passionate about serving others for decades. I'm a former educator. My education background and behavioral health experience are my greatest joy because I am and have been afforded the opportunity to play a part in the restoration and freedom in the lives of so many individuals.

Next available: May 29

Ellen Thomas

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LMFT
3 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hi, I am Ellen Thomas, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Macon, Georgia. I did my undergrad at Auburn University and completed my masters at Mercer University. I have been counseling children, adolescents, adults, couples, and groups for ten years. I have mainly utilized telehealth for the past 3 years and absolutely love it. I love working with my clients to collaborate and achieve their goals to alleviate the symptoms causing distress.

Next available: May 30

JohnNeiska Williams, Destined For Greatness Counseling

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LPC
7 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Do you struggle with just being yourself these days? Well, kick off your shoes and relax your feet, let's get real and talk what's tea." Many people see therapy as a never-ending cycle of therapists sitting with a notepad repeating, "How does that make you feel?". Hi, My name is John’Neiska "JoJo" Williams and I am a licensed professional counselor in the states TX and LA, I can assure therapy with me is never a cliche. I know how easy it is to feel alone and always ask why you. Some days it's easy to feel trapped looking for the fastest escape. At times you want to burst into tears or other times you feel like you're making all the wrong choices. I can understand if you need a break and want to scream. I'm here to help. Let's explore those issues you may be struggling with together and take back control of your life. I have certifications and a license as an addiction counselor. I have extensive training in trauma. I work well with, have over 10 years of experience, including my internship, and specialize in bipolar, women's issues, anxiety, personality disorders, LGBT issues, and substance/alcohol abuse. I also work well with Depression, stress, and trauma-related issues.

Next available: Jun 4

Zatascha Burton

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LPC
10 years of experience
Intelligent
Direct
Warm
Virtual
I am Zatascha Burton, a Licensed Professional Counselor and as a therapist, I stay educated about best practices for working with my clients. I strive to create an affirming space for every community - helping individuals, and young people to identify and achieve their personal goals by coping with the issues that are causing them distress, anxiety, and stress. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2013. I have worked in Behavioral Health with adult individuals and school age children for the past eight years in the SE Georgia region and have recently launched my private practice in 2020. I am thrilled to have found my passion in psychotherapy and helping others. From a deep desire in my heart to make a positive impact, I discovered that people need someone they can trust and talk to without judgment. This need fueled my drive to create a safe space for diverse cultures and populations.

Next available: May 29

Shari M. Purry, LPC-S

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LPC
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I am Shari. Are you looking for someone you can feel safe to address your needs and not feel judged? Are you looking for someone authentic and supportive? Are you having difficulty finding someone who will be honest and direct? I work well with anyone who is motivated to start addressing their concerns right away. I believe finding the right therapist can be challenging, but it should not be a barrier to getting help. Finding a therapist should feel comfortable and natural. I am told I have a way of helping people feel as if they have known me before. I like to get an understanding of the source of your problem. Then together we explore how the source influences your thinking. People live life through their experiences which do not always serve us very well in today's time. I also believe in working from a holistic approach. Did you know our daily routines can prolong your recovery or cause mental instability? I have experienced being in a therapeutic relationship and believe in normalizing the need to get help in this way.

Next available: May 29

Agathe Ann Gabriel, LCSW, LLC

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Humorous
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Agathe Do you feel overwhelmed by thoughts of the past or worries of the future? Are you struggling to manage relationships with family, friends and coworkers? Is it hard to take care of your needs? I practice a merriment of evidence-based therapy approaches tailored to meet your needs, including exposure therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. I specialize in trauma, anxiety, depression, women’s issues and body positivity. Together, we will process difficult feelings and identify tools that work for you so you can live your best life. We'll use a holistic approach tailored to empower you to live the life you dream of. I'm here to support you in your therapeutic journey. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 29

Dr. Jamila T. Hankins

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker in Georgia focused on providing services to individuals and families. I have a Master's Degree in Social Work and a PhD. in Social Work: Policy, Planning and Administration and have over 10 years of experience providing clinical services to children, teens and families. The onset of my career began with helping children and families within a community mental health setting as well as those involved in the child welfare system. My clients have a wide range of concerns including: Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. I've also worked with clients who have experienced trauma and abuse. I believe in a humanistic, person-centered, cognitive behavioral approach to therapy where the focus is on helping clients develop a stronger sense of self within a non-judgmental therapeutic setting. I am a proponent in addressing factors that contribute to the healing of the spirit, mind and body. I am happy that you have taken the first step in your healing process and I look forward to working with you.

Next available: May 31

Erica Jasper

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LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
As a comprehensive therapist my interest and specialties include working with individuals (both adult and adolescent), groups, couples and family units. I use a blend of therapeutic modalities and interactive activities providing clients with the tools to incorporate into their everyday lives in order to maintain healthy, happy, positive life styles. My telehealth services offer effective psychological care by using video conferences platforms that are HIPPA compliant

Next available: Jun 1

Tamekia Meko Howard

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LPC
21 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Thank you for taking time to read my profile. Please access my WEBSITE to enter insurance info. I am the owner & primary therapist at Mind Elevation Keys for Overcomers MEKO, LLC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I am also a Nationally Certified Counselor. I am certified at the local, national and international levels to serve as an Advanced Chemical Addictions Counselor. My private practice specializes in helping individuals, couples and families overcome the impact of abuse, chemical addiction, domestic violence, mental illness, relationship stressors and trauma. I have over 20 years of service in backgrounds including abuse, behavioral, correctional, domestic violence, grief and loss, suicide loss and trauma settings. I specialize in suicide prevention among civilians, combat Veterans, civilian rape and sexual assault survivors. I desire to "Lend a Hand Up" to help people overcome pain and trauma while restoring wholeness, wellness, self-esteem, self-worth and self-efficacy within a judgement-free zone. I can help you work through irrational beliefs, negative thoughts and maladaptive behaviors. I can equip you with coping skills and resources to improve your quality of life. Ultimately, I aspire to assist in the healing and recovery process to help my clients thrive. Services are rendered via tele-mental health options: video conferencing, instant messaging, email and telephone appointments. Day, Evening and Weekend appointments are available to accommodate your needs.

Next available: May 29

Dr. Ca Trice Glenn

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LPC
16 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Life happens. In the most challenging moments, it helps to have a therapist who is prepared to help you navigate life's challenges with a holistic perspective. I have years of experience helping clients navigate difficult individual, nd couple pressures associated with communication, anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal conflict and grief. At its best, therapy explores the influence of one's mind (thoughts and emotions), body (physical responses) and spirit (sense of meaning and purpose). My approach to therapy is oriented toward the whole self. I journey with clients to discover healthier paths and meaningful life change. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Georgia. I received dual masters degrees from Mercer University, a doctorate from Emory University and have been practicing for 16 years. I help adults struggling with life transitions, relationship challenges, grief, and personal growth to find a better way forward.

Next available: Jun 3

Tina Butts

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Greetings! Secular psychotherapist here. Is taking care of everyone but yourself breaking you down? Tired of being called “co-dependent”? Do you have beliefs that are different from others and feel a little “off”? Are you becoming more and more anxious or depressed? You're not alone. I help those looking for a professional confidant and can help with processing difficult transitions and even traumas. Maybe the transition you are going through is attempting to take care of aging parents while raising a family of your own. Or perhaps you are having difficulty setting boundaries with a toxic person in your life. Perhaps you are having difficulty with relationships due to a past that seems ever so present. My therapeutic style is empathetic and interpersonal. Person-centered. I use evidence-based talk therapy (Acceptance & Commitment, Narrative, etc.) and mindfulness techniques. I believe in our getting to know one another well over time. I welcome diversity in my practice, including those with other than traditional orientations: religious, sexual, gender, or otherwise. Hit the “Book Session” today to find out if we are a fit.

Next available: May 30

Lakeesha Harper

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LPC
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Challenging
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, Do you ever feel like anxiety is preventing you from living up to your full potential? I empower high-functioning clients such as yourself to reduce the sometimes debilitating effects of anxiety to help you live a more fulfilling life. I am Lakeesha, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. Not only do I have a wealth of experience working with clients challenged with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and family and relationship issues; but I also have a great deal of experience in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which I use to help clients through emotional trauma. I am known as a good listener, compassionate and caring. I develop a therapeutic rapport by engaging with my clients and being empathetic. I provide a positive, respectful and non-judgmental safe space where you can express your feelings and realize your potential. Life is challenging but my goal is to equip you with the skills needed to help you navigate the difficult times and empower you to improve your quality of life. Thank you for trusting me to support you on this journey while learning new skills to become your best self. Congratulations and I am looking forward to working with you soon!

Next available: May 31

Mary Cole

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LPC
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
I am a licensed professional counselor who works with women and men. I help individuals navigate challenging life issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem, anger management. I also work with people who have experienced domestic and/or emotional abuse by establishing healthy boundaries. I have a master of science in Guidance and Counseling from the University of West and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Psychology from Clayton State University. I received additional training in emotional disorders and trauma as a part of my post-master degree program and additional intensive training to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist (CCTP) and a Certified Anger Management Specialist (CAMS II). I enjoy my work as a therapist, and I believe that having these qualities creates an opportunity to help and truly connect with my clients. This approach helps my client to become part of the therapeutic process and, to feel safe and comfortable throughout the therapy process. The first step to a more fulfilling and happier life is the courage to take the first steps towards a change because seeing the beauty and potential in yourself and life is essential. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you! Please note that I am only able to schedule appointments on the hour (i.e., 10:00 am), and cannot accommodate appointments on the half-hour (i.e., 10:30 am). Also note: Initial intake assessments are not in-person but, completed as telehealth appointments. Follow-up appointments can be scheduled as in-person sessions or telehealth. If you wish to schedule in-person follow-up appointments, please know that these appointments can be scheduled for Tuesdays as I am only in the office this day of the week. Wednesday-Friday are telehealth appointments only. You may use either option to schedule appointments: Phone: +1 (786) 755-1863 Email: Mary7842@growtherapy.com

Next available: May 29

Tajhae Curinton

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LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Tajhae Curinton, and I am a (LPC) Clinical Counseling specializing in Forensic Psychology, as well as I hold a second master's in general psychology. I have an eclectic therapeutic approach, including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution Focused Therapy (SFT). I am a certified Doula and assist expected mother’s. I’m certified in Anger Management as well as Parenting skills which provided the outline for this AMAZING workbook due to the work, I’ve done with individuals struggling through extreme relationship issues that has caused them severe emotional distress.

Next available: May 31

Katie Bickley

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Katie and I am a clinically trained psychotherapist. Are you looking to create a healthy and more fulfilled life? As your therapist, I will provide a non-judgmental and empathetic place to explore the challenges you face and empower you to make the changes you desire. I love to help children, adolescents and young adults work through their everyday struggles, traumatic stress, and everything in between. *When scheduling a session, please book on the hour! Thanks so much! :)

Next available: Jun 11

Natasha Riley

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LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Have you lost the motivation to be intimate? Does constant thinking make it hard to love yourself, love your body, and allow pleasure into your daily life? Is your favorite line, "I'm always in my head"? Have you lost connection to pleasure so much that you can't even enjoy the intimacy of sex? ...it's okay, you're not alone. You've spent so much time being available and thinking for everyone else that you've lost sight of the most important person....you. What would life be like if you knew her again?

Next available: Jun 4

Alisha Padilla

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Alisha Do you find yourself attempting to dismiss negative thoughts or memories? Possibly avoiding situations, scenarios, and places that remind you of something not so great? Do these memories invoke some kind of negative belief about yourself that you know is not true? Do you desire to decrease the intensity of these memories, thoughts or experiences so they are no longer as intrusive and demanding of your attention? I empower those who are ready to address some of the things from the past or the present that may be presenting a mental and emotional weight on functioning, relationships, and overall well-being.

Next available: Jun 3

Kim Perkins

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LCSW
19 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Greetings!! I am a clinical social worker, based out of Georgia. I have been practicing and serving the community for 19 years. I earned my MSW from Florida A & M University in Tallahassee, FL. I am passionate about helping people discover their personal strengths while guiding them in their journey to overcoming their challenges.

Next available: May 30

Donnette Grant

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Thank you for visiting my profile. I'm a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Georgia with over 20 years of experience with adults facing a myriad of issues including depression, anxiety, chronic illness/pain, caregiver stress, trauma/PTSD, grief, relationship issues and life transitions. I employ a holistic approach integrating principles of cognitive behavior therapy, culturally based therapy and strength- based therapy to empower clients to become their authentic selves and make meaningful change.

Next available: May 29

Shatiah Dow-Reyes

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LPC
14 years of experience
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am passionate about helping clients reach their treatment goals. Outside of behavioral health care and in my free time, I enjoy being a homebody and all of the peace that comes with it, activity nights with my family, and listening to music. In Therapy, I operate with the belief that my clients are the experts in their life and I am the professional. We work together to maximize clients reaching their goals in therapy. I rely on the client's expertise in their life experiences as much as they rely on my professional knowledge, compassion and skill sets in therapeutic sessions. I know my clients possess an inner strength and resiliency that promotes the groundwork for therapy. My welcoming, compassionate, and relaxed counseling style creates an environment where patients feel understood and valued, and where they can be their authentic selves without fear of judgment.

Next available: May 29

Akemi McGoogan

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LCSW
17 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! Thank you for stopping by! I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Georgia and North Carolina. I received my bachelor’s in Social Work from NC Central University in Durham, NC (Eagle Pride!) and my master’s in Direct Practice Social Work from SUNY Albany in Albany, NY. I am a motivational therapist and believe nothing will change unless you do! I believe in the law of attraction, holistic therapies and manifest anything we want in our lives. It all begins with our thoughts. I am passionate about helping change our thoughts from defeat to being empowered. Although I enjoy working with all populations, I have a tender heart for clients affectionally known as “Mom!” I recently authored two books: “15 Minute Journal Prompts for the Postpartum Mom” and “Mindful Mandalas for Moms.” I have experience working with children, military servicemen/women, couples and young adults. I am a knowledgeable, warm and goal-oriented therapist. I use a variety of treatment modalities depending on your needs. I primarily focus on: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Mindfulness Acceptance and Commitment Focused Therapy I’m happy to refer individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder, borderline PD, schizophrenia, eating disorders or substance abuse disorders to one of my colleagues. I meet you exactly where you are with 0 judgement. I'd love to help you move from feeling anxious, confused, depressed or “stuck” to gaining clarity, feeling hopeful, happy and “unstuck”! Let's make the world your oyster! It would be my pleasure to work with you. Akemi McGoogan, MSW, LCSW

Next available: May 30

Karen Charles

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LPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
You have taken the first step towards your new journey. It takes courage to reach out for support and admit you need help. My name is Karen Charles and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. In addition to my state licensure, I have earned credentials as a Certified Master Addiction Counselor in the state of Georgia. I graduated from Thomas University in 2009 with a Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling and in 2004 with a Bachelor's in Social Work. I have 17 years of experience working in a variety of settings including, community-based outpatient, female juvenile correctional facility, private practice, and male correctional facility. I am member of National Alliance on Mental Illness and Licensed Professional Counselors Association of GA.

Next available: May 29

Shanti Carter

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LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! I'm Shanti, and I'm so excited to be here for you on this journey of growth and development. Whether you're a teen, child, or adult, I'm here to support you through a range of behavioral and mental health challenges. From learning disabilities to depression, bipolar, anxiety, and anger management, I've got you covered. I use evidence-based approaches like cognitive behavior therapy, person-centered therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and solution-focused therapy to help you manage your issues and symptoms effectively. Let's work together to discover who you are and find new ways to get you back on track. Book a session with me and let's get started!

Next available: May 29

Dr. Susana Solomon

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LPC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
40 Jonesboro St...
Hey, there! Are you happy? Do you have questions that you just can’t seem to answer? Is there a feeling of disconnection or distraction? Do you feel like a spectator in your own life? Are you living your best life? These questions and many more face us all. As a counselor, my passion is helping you and your family answer that ultimate question with a resounding YES! In life we all struggle with our emotional health from time to time and through solution focused and cognitive behavioral counseling I work with you, my client, to resolve these concerns and promote growth. I’m a proud Latina, bicultural, and bilingual (Spanish) counselor who is warm and genuine but also someone who will challenge you to engage in your self-care and self-exploration. Clients often report they feel very comfortable and open with me. My goal is to create a safe space and a working alliance from our very first meeting. I focus on understanding what has affected your life and the resulting emotions. Our focus together is to clear negative thinking and beliefs to shift the way you experience life in a way that works for you. Let's prioritize your mental health. Please reach out and I will promptly get back to you. I look forward to hearing from you soon! Hasta pronto :)

Next available: Jun 6

Theresa Fillingim

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LPC
19 years of experience
Solution oriented
Holistic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I identify as BIPOC being a Native American therapist, M’kmaq and Abenaki ancestry and have spent 30 years working and healing through inter-generational trauma. I’m a recovering addict/alcoholic of 31 years and identify as bisexual/she/her. I've been a certified addiction counselor and specialize in treating individuals with mental health and substance abuse disorders since 2007. I'm a licensed professional counselor, LPC and have a Masters in Divinity in Pastoral Counseling which helps me help others with developing and strengthening a spiritual belief/foundation to grow from. I have a certification in Polarity Therapy to incorporate and integrate physical body work such as yoga, nutrition, and energy work. I've been a professional counselor for 18 years. I have two daughters and a son who are my greatest teachers. My son has severe autism and has taught me a lot about being able to create and live from one's own world. I enjoy learning from others and their experiences with faith, culture and identity. My two daughters remind me of the importance of laughing often. I have two dogs who provide unconditional love. I love empowering others to create a healthier life and to live their dreams.

Next available: Jun 3

Tennille Lott

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Tennille Lott profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel as if you do not know how to deal with what life has thrown at you? Feeling as if you are going at this thing called life alone and searching for balance and peace? Just know that you do not have to do this alone. We all go through relationship issues and and even areas of childhood that has impacted your current space in life. Providing the clinical support with coping tools to assist you through your journey is what I am passionate about. Focusing on mindfulness and wellness is an integral focus in my approach. As a licensed clinical professional counselor, who has a BA in Psychology and an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have dedicated my career to helping others work through anxiety, grief/loss, life's stressors, depression, intergenerational trauma and substance use. I love mixing various techniques, such as CBT, REBT and Solution Focused. Seeking therapy can be hard, but know that I am here to be your support and create a safe space to heal and help you develop long-term wellness. I am a compassionate counselor who believes that you have what it takes to find and become the best version of yourself. I look forward to speaking with you!

Next available: Jun 1

Stephanie Rush

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LPC
11 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I work solely with women and offer a result-driven approach that quickly helps you take action and start to feel better. You will be introduced to a variety of systems to help you move from stressed, overwhelmed, and hopeless, to calmer, more organized, efficient and self-aware. I have experienced many of the challenges that I support other ladies with. experiencing divorce, high levels of stress and feeling overwhelmed were a part of my daily living. My experiences allow me to be relatable and down to earth with my clients, creating a safe environment for women to be vulnerable and most importantly be themselves.

Next available: Jun 5

Dr. Gail West

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LPC
16 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been counseling clients dealing with a variety of mental, emotional, and relational issues for over 16 years. I have counseled adolescents, adults, families, couples and groups. I decided to pursue a doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy because I realized the impact that our families, and society as well, have on our mental and emotional development. The impacts of these are both positive and negative and may manifest as depression, anxiety, grief, low self-esteem, a lack of a sense of self and other mental and emotional disorders. In counseling, I help clients explore those influences and the impact on their life. My specialties then center around helping clients gain insight into those influences, become more empowered, develop a stronger sense of self, and take steps to become who they really are; thereby addressing mental and emotional health issues. It's important to note that many times, experiences unfortunately include trauma and loss. It may be childhood or other trauma. Identifying, acknowledging and processing trauma and loss is therefore often a part of the process of becoming more empowered and developing that strong sense of self described above. .

Next available: Jun 3

Nahomie Julien

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
6624 Jimmy Cart...
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, bringing five years of diverse and dedicated experience to my practice. I hold certifications as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADCI), Certified Anger Management Specialist (CAMS), and Certified Domestic Violence Specialist (CDVS). My experience includes working with youth entangled in the justice system, guiding them to develop essential life skills. I offer specialized support to couples, families, and individuals living with HIV. The core of my work lies in serving the LGBTQ community, a population especially dear to my heart, where I have spent years providing tailored treatment and support.

Next available: May 29

Porsche Collins

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in the state of NC, SC, GA and IN. I am the sole therapist of Empathic Hues Counseling and Consultation, PLLC. My practice was created to help adults dealing with depression, anxiety and needing guidance with adjusting to to a change in quality of life. I have experience in the areas HIV/AIDS as well as substance abuse. I hope to help individuals find peace needed to have more control over their lives and confidently overcome challenges. My goal is to help you understand “you” as well as focus on developing your internal and external strengths.

Next available: May 30

Holly DeGrand

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Holly DeGrand profile image
LPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. I hold a doctorate in counselor education and supervision (CES) and a master’s degree in professional counseling. I have been working in mental health for over 16 years as a counselor, educator, and supervisor in a broad range of settings including community-based clinics, non-profit organizations, and private practice. I have taught in master’s level courses, facilitated educational and professional development workshops, and presented at national conferences.

Next available: Jun 1

Paula M Porterfield-Izzo

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LPC
30 years of experience
Virtual
Are you trying to become the best version of yourself? Are you struggling with challenges in life and/or difficulties in a relationship? Or, are you suffering from low self esteem, depression or anxiety? You are not meant to work it all out on your own, or carry all that weight on your shoulders. I am an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1994, who provides a professional voice of guidance. I specialize in, and enjoy, helping individuals, couples or families to navigate through the troubled waters of life. I have found much success counseling couples to improve communication and connection. I have much success in helping individuals to cope with difficult family, work, or personal relationships. I have successfully helped people to walk through loss and grief. I provide solution-oriented therapy. I teach relaxation and mindfulness exercises to people experiencing anxiety and cognitive behavioral techniques to people experiencing depression. For persons experiencing trauma, we will work together, giving a nod to the past, learning how it is impacting the present. My practice is open to all regardless of religious affiliation, race, ethnicity or disability. I offer conventional or Christian counseling in a supportive, respectful environment.

Next available: Jun 18

Gail Garner

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LCSW
13 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! My name is Gail, and I have worked with children, individuals and families for almost two decades! I love working with all populations, but I especially love helping people who are struggling with inner woundedness left over from childhood trauma. I love the healing process, and I appreciate supporting clients as they work through their struggles, heal their childhood wounds, show up authentically as they are, and connect more deeply with their children, their partners, and themselves. I would be honored to help you through the healing process and partner with you on your path to joy and self-discovery. I especially enjoy working with young to middle aged women, because I have been through all those transitions- from high school and college graduation, job changes, dating, friendships, self-discovery, and finally marriage, pregnancy, and raising children. My specialties include being a Certified Trauma Professional (CTP) an understanding of the Enneagram (I'm a certified teacher/professional through several schools) as well as conscious parenting- I am certified coach (CPC) by Dr. Shefali Tsabary. I consider myself a "human potentialist." I believe in my clients; I believe in their ability to create goals, experience profound growth, and create positive and lasting changes. I would appreciate any client who seeks me out for therapy to be open to looking inward, embracing their full potential, and have some open mindedness towards the Enneagram, since I refer to it in my work. If you need any assistance in making an appointment with me here is the information for my intake team: +1 (786) 755-1863 reception+Gail8358@growtherapy.com

Next available: May 29

Julia Jerome

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LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
15 North Colleg...
I want to assist individuals, couples, and families, ages 5 to 99+, on their chosen paths to living a healthy, mentally stable lifestyle by creating a safe, compassionate, and caring environment where individuals are free to be themselves, where they are comfortable in their skins, where they can identify their strengths, identify their goals, and pursue those goals on their timeline. I also want to strive to help families define their normal and achieve that vision while developing positive self-esteem, healthy coping skills, and appropriate boundaries.

Next available: May 31

Michelle L. King

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Challenging
Virtual
I am a Positive Psychology Clinical Social Worker and an Addiction specialist based in Georgia. Many of my clients come in to address depression, anxiety, childhood trauma, relationships, and/or to figure life out, personal values, and desired directions to go in life. I am particularly passionate about serving clients that feel they are alone in figuring out this world. I received my MSW from the University of Georgia (UGA): I am a DAWG :). I have provided services for individuals with substance use disorders and other common disorders, such as trauma, family relations, depression, anxiety, learning emotions, and Grief. I am passionate about the world being a kinder place, I strive to ensure every person I encounter leaves being/feeling better than before.

Next available: Jun 3

Pam McGhee Gibbs, LPC, CPCS

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LPC
14 years of experience
Virtual
Seeking therapy takes courage and personal growth begins when one is willing to take the first step. Do you avoid conflict with others? Do you experience manipulation and gaslighting in your relationships and wonder what is going on? It's not you. I assist clients who are healing from narcissistic abuse within intimate relationships and/or with family of origin. I partner with clients experiencing stress in relationships due to codependency, boundary issues, narcissistic abuse and manipulation. I also work with clients in recovery from substance abuse and clients struggling to manage anger, anxiety, depression, work stress and life transitions. I meet clients where they are on their journeys and partner with them to solve their problems and move forward.

Next available: Jun 10

Meta L. Petty

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I believe that each person is the expert of their life, and I strive to meet each person where they are with no judgement and no preconceived ideas. Counseling is not about labeling problems. Instead, it is about finding solutions and coping mechanisms. I work with children, teens, adults, couples, and families presented with a variety of issues, with a passion for geriatric mental health. The decision to begin therapy can be life changing and takes great courage, and I will be here to help you every step of the way. I am passionate about my work and abilities to help others reach their full potential. My areas of specialization include treatment for grief, depression, life stressors, divorce, blended families, and individuals and families associated with state agencies.

Next available: Jun 12

Feven B. Seyoum

(she/her)

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome, I am Feven! Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help individuals manage anxiety, depression and burnout. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self approach; addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I am passionate about helping individuals navigate the different challenges they face and build coping skills to create more fulfilling and holistic life experiences. From my journey, I can personally attest to the power of support, in its many forms. This support goes beyond clients I service but also to their families and communities. I believe that mental wellness isn’t just individualistic; but includes the ecosystem surrounding the person. My praxis acknowledges and aims to support the village needed by all.  I’m also passionate about the transformative impact of safe and brave spaces for those who often experience exclusion. My career has afforded me opportunities to build trust with LGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, Latina/o/x, and Refugee communities across the nation. It is a personal privilege to center wellness and holistic care for all as ‘self-care is a radical form of resistance.’ Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, trauma, PTSD, self-acceptance, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion, empathy and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 29

Stephanie Dixon

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LPC
19 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I’m Stephanie! Are you struggling to cope with life on life’s terms? As an experienced counselor, I am dedicated to helping individuals overcome their obstacles and achieve their goals. With a Master's degree in Counseling and over 19 years of experience in the field, I have a deep understanding of the challenges people face in their daily lives. My counseling approach is rooted in empathy, compassion, and a non-judgmental attitude. I believe that everyone has the potential to live a fulfilling life, but sometimes we need support and guidance to overcome the obstacles that are holding us back. Throughout my career, I have worked with clients facing a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, career transitions, and more. I have experience working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, and I am committed to creating a safe and supportive environment where clients can explore their thoughts and feelings. If you are looking for a counselor who is committed to helping you achieve your goals and live your best life, I invite you to reach out and schedule a consultation. Together, we can work towards a brighter future.

Next available: May 29

Erika Young

(she/her)

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LPC
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
The Sacred HealHer is here to serve you! We are dedicated to the growth and healing of our clients. My scope is to heal the client from the inside out! If you are seeking a spiritual therapist to assist in understanding metaphysical changes we provide spiritual techniques that will foster growth in that area. At The Sacred HealHer, we pride ourselves on self-care and learning to serve as our best selves. In addition, clients are guided through making connections between inner childhood trauma to Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Life Transition Challenges, etc. Our healing includes young girls and women ages 17 and up. We must heal the mind, touch the soul, and build the sanctuary.

Next available: May 29

Angel Bryant

(she/they)

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LPC
15 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hey there, I'm Angel. Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to juggle multiple tasks? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? Do you feel misunderstood or confused about your gender or sexual orientation in a world of conformities? Are you experiencing minority stressors, micro-aggressions or racism within the workplace, at home or in your community? Whether you're dealing with vocational stressors, relationship issues, or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary or taboo but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hiccups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 29

Dr. Ellinor Burke

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PhD
25 years of experience
Humorous
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I'm Dr. Ellinor Burke and I'm a psychologist licensed in the state of Georgia. I've been in practice for more than 20 years and I've struggled with some of the same issues many of you do. I have developed effective treatments for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder because I have dealt with this disorder myself. If you're looking for an effective treatment I have one. Many of us are worriers and have anxiety related to this. Anxiety can have a draining effect on your life but it is treatable. .I use cognitive and behavioral therapy combined with supportive therapy to help you get to that positive place in your life. If you're dealing with depression I'm also here to help by looking at how your thoughts feelings and behaviors influence each other and how we can work together to deal with these issues. I see patients with varying issues and from many age groups. All in all a diverse population. I was a school psychologist for more than ten years and I do educational assessments as well as therapy for adolescents. I find teenagers are some of the most challenging and rewarding to work with. My work is very emotionally rewarding which is why I've been in practice for so many years. I'm now considering expanding my practice to a hybrid practice which will include seeing clients both remotely and in my office. Therapy begins with me getting to know you and for you to feel comfortable with me. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment because therapy works when we have a positive connection which I hope we will have.

Next available: May 29

Audrey Meah

(she/her)

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
While I work with a wide variety of clients, many of my clients are experiencing anxiety and depression which is impacting their daily lives. I often find myself working with clients struggling with self-esteem, relationship conflict, and lack of confidence. Also, because of my experience working in film and television, I take special interest in working with artists, and other creatives, who are having difficulty navigating life while pursuing their creative dreams. I consider myself a change agent. I enjoy helping clients identify what changes they would like to make and provide them with practical steps toward meeting their goals. I focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I'm a firm believe in "change your thoughts, change your behaviors (and feelings)".

Next available: Jun 2

Dina D.

(she/her)

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LCSW
7 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I am an experienced therapist who has worked with hundreds of individuals and couples, I offer an empathetic, collaborative environment for your journey towards self-improvement and a more fulfilling life. With a focus on couples, individuals and family therapy, I can assist you with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, transition, divorce, blended family dynamics, women's issues and more.

Next available: Jun 4

Nicole Albert

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LPC
30 years of experience
Empowering
Warm