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Jessica Burton

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LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
4210 Columbia R...
99 mi
I am Jessica Burton a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Georgia (License #012600) and South Carolina (License #8977) I graduated from Benedict College (2010) and South University (2012) with over 10 years of experience working in counseling/ providing therapy services. I am a passionate therapist with experience in assisting others to become their best selves. I have worked, in numerous environments/ settings, such as prison settings, out-patient, and in-patient facilities/ hospitalizations for adolescents/ adults, individuals, families, adolescents, and individuals with dual mental health diagnoses. I believe in promoting a safe space to have real/ authentic conversations, where I will meet you where you are, to identify and explore realistic steps to implement within your everyday life, using supportive therapy and holistic approach, CBT, and DBT skills and techniques for developing your very own personalized treatment plan. Together we will embark on a personalized journey to break through limiting belief systems, to begin promoting positive reinforcement of empowering beliefs.

Next available: Apr 15

Adeyemi Green

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LCSW
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
My name is Adeyemi Green. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have spent the early part of my career working with at risk youth involved in the Juvenile Justice System. I currently work with clients who are struggling with anxiety and depression and need support in addressing triggers and creating new approaches to dealing with the daily stressors of life. I believe that everyone has the potential to counter their anxiety and create resilience in their lives.

Next available: Apr 15

Janice Nixon

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LPC
25 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
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: Apr 15

Phyllis Leverett

(she/her)

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LPC
8 years of experience
Direct
Intelligent
Virtual
I am CBT trained clinician, but I use a few approaches and treatment modalities to achieve the optimal quality of services for my clients to include Motivational Interviewing, DBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. I believe in recovery and know that therapy requires work. I will assign homework to my clients to cement the work we do together and to maintain active participation as therapy is a process. My therapeutic style is warm, interactive, and tailored to each client's need. I offer non-judgmental, person centered care. My client's goals for therapy is what is first and foremost. Therapy is a collaborative experience. I believe recovery is possible for everyone, but it is work. Partner with me and let me help you reach your optimal level of emotional and psychological performance.

Next available: Apr 15

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: Apr 23

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: Apr 15

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: Apr 15

Ken Crumpton

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LPC
24 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am licensed in Georgia with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. I have experience in working with children, and adults facing challenges related to Depression, Schizophrenia, Anxiety, PTSD, Grief, Stress, and Adjustment. My background includes experience as a Victim Witness Counselor, Homeless Program Counselor, Manager of a Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Peer Support Programs, Contact Work proving in home services, Assertive Community Treatment, Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinician & other capacities. I am hopeful that my experience will be useful in providing therapeutic services to you throughout treatment.

Next available: Apr 15

Dr. Richard Lewis

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PhD
28 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Is emotional upheaval getting in the way of your moving forward with your life? I would love the opportunity to help you to sort through the sources of the emotions, help to make them more manageable, and help you to regain some sense of direction and progress for your life. Working toward more refined beliefs and understanding about emotions, circumstances, and responses to them can be helpful. In my roughly 28 years as a psychologist I have mostly worked with people who have problems with anxiety, depression, PTSD, anger, relationship problems, and aging issues. I have worked with ages ranging from elementary school to 70s and a little older. I have found that experience allows me to realize client needs more quickly than in my early years in practice, and hope to use this experience to your benefit. Note that online scheduling is limited. Broader scheduling options will be available to regularly scheduling clients, or by calling me at 678-322-8774. I typically respond to messages Monday morning through Thursday afternoon. Please also note that I do not provide opinions about disability or fitness to return to work or other activities for clients who are not well-established at the time that the request for such opinion is made.

Next available: Apr 17

Wes Francois

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LCSW
14 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Westly Francois, a dedicated Certified EMDR Therapist, is not just an ordinary therapist. With licensure in both Florida and Georgia, his 13 years in the mental health field have been a journey of passion, learning, and genuine commitment to change. Known for his ability to simplify the complex, Westly creates an atmosphere where clients eagerly anticipate each session. His youthful energy is infectious, making difficult conversations seem like chats with a friend. But what truly sets Westly apart is his dedication to addressing generational trauma within the African-American and military veterans communities. He's not just treating symptoms; he's initiating healing, one heart at a time. And yes, he does this fluently in both English and Haitian Creole, bridging cultures with every word. Westly's educational background is as impressive as his clinical experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management and a Master of Social Work from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). With over a decade in various mental health settings, his expertise spans anxiety, depression, trauma, and more. His therapy isn't one-size-fits-all. He blends cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, trauma-informed, and eye movement desensitization therapies to meet each client's unique needs. But his work isn't confined to the therapy room. Westly mentors youth and young adults, guiding them toward a brighter future. Westly believes in therapy that empowers. His approach is a perfect balance of realism and aspiration, designed not just to navigate the present, but to courageously shape the future. Westly is more than his credentials; he's a beacon of hope in a journey toward healing.

Next available: Apr 15

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: Apr 15

Jasmine McCully, LCSW, LICSW, LMSW

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LCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Jasmine! Inviting someone into your most personal space can be intimidating, scary, and daunting. Getting to this point of reading my bio is a huge step. Just know that I am SUPER excited that you have taken that step! Are you struggling with life transitions? Are you having difficulty maintaining healthy/positive relationships? Do you find it difficult to be kind to yourself? I help those having difficulty in these areas. We can work together to get you back on track and develop strategies to cope and manage. Some of the methods I utilize to help are cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution focused therapy, and client-centered therapy. I also integrate mindfulness, journaling, and meditation--just to name a few! I will meet you with compassion and evidence-based practices. I hope that we can take steps TOGETHER towards achieving your therapy goals and I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 6

Sophia Henry

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LCSW
22 years of experience
Intelligent
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I’m Sophia and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I obtained my Master’s in Social Work from Boston University with a specialization in Groupwork. With everything going on in the world today, life can be hard to manage. Do you feel stressed, overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, have relationship issues or feel like isolating yourself? Have you thought about reaching out for help before? Well, any time you decide to reach out is a good time. I have over 20 years of clinical experience in providing therapy to adolescents, adults, children and families in a variety of settings that include outpatient, inpatient, community-based, correctional institutions, academia, private practice and now through the Grow Therapy platform. I have a strong passion for helping others working towards achieving their desired goals as it relates to mental health, life stressors, and developing healthy coping mechanisms. We work towards creating the balance you desire and deserve. My clinical orientation ranges from using Solution Focused therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, just to name a few. I will use the approach(s) that are best suited for your individualized needs. I look forward to working with you and thank you for letting me be a part of your journey.

Next available: Apr 17

Jamia Poole

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 9 years of experience working in mental health. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

Next available: Apr 16

Katie Bickley

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Intelligent
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: May 7

Nyesia Knight

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LCSW
7 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
304 Janet St, O...
138 mi
Whether you are trying to find relief from depression and anxiety, navigate your healing journey from trauma and grief, or work to enhance your interpersonal relationships, I am here to provide comprehensive support and a safe and nurturing environment tailored just for your unique needs. Dealing with depression/anxiety, trauma/grief, or relationship issues can be overwhelming. But remember, you're not alone. My approach is simple: I listen, I care, and work with you to guide you towards healing and hope. I believe that every challenge is a chance to grow stronger. Together, we'll work to turn your struggles into steps towards a happier, more fulfilling life.

Next available: Apr 15

Shereka Shaw

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LPC
13 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Warm
Virtual
I am Shereka S. Shaw, a License Professional Counselor for the state of Georgia. Are you an African American Woman, often misunderstood, while struggling with managing being an employee, being a wife and being a mother? Are you a person who is often overwhelmed with various feelings related to stress, frustration and aggravation? I have over 10 years of experience working with those who struggle with managing their emotions due to depression, anxiety, or past traumatic events. With the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and high encouragement to engage in more self-care, I assist clients like you in developing skills that decrease levels of stress, as well as, anxiety and depression-related symptoms. The step is always the most difficult one to take and you have done that when you decided to seek therapy! Let's see how we can work together to develop healing and wholeness!!!

Next available: Apr 17

Donnette Grant

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LCSW
20 years of experience
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: Apr 15

David Manuel

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LPC
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Challenging
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Practicing Counselor that works with children and adolescents. I have been proving therapy and guidance to children and adolescents that need additional support. I work with those in need of clearer vision from depression, anxiety, academics and behavior. My professional career in mental health started in the U.S. Navy. I have since worked with private institutions helping those in need of additional supports to overcome obstacles that cloud the path to being their most successful self.

Next available: May 2

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: Apr 17

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: Apr 30

Brian L. Long, LPC, MAC

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LPC
20 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Greetings! Thank you for viewing my profile. Regarding my experience and education, I received a Master's degree with a specialization in mental health counseling in 2008. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Florida Tele-Health approved provider, National Certified Counselor, and Master Addiction Counselor. I have worked with children, adolescents and adults in many different capacities over the last 20 years. I have extensive experience working with individuals, families, couples and groups. I have worked with children, adolescents and adults with moderate to severe behavioral and emotional issues, such as AD/HD, oppositional and defiance issues, conduct problems, anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, suicidal ideations, narcissistic and borderline personality disorder/traits, Autism spectrum, relationship conflict, family conflict, domestic violence, child abuse/neglect, stress, anger management, career coaching, addictions and substance abuse related disorders and issues.

Next available: Apr 15

Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC

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Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC profile image
LPC
28 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hello, my name is Robert Golan. I would like to provide you with some background information about me and also let you know your rights and responsibilities as a client. I have been counseling for 28 years. I use a collection of techniques to help my clients. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as my primary approach. I have found this method to be very successful with clients. I believe in building on client’s strengths which gives them the opportunity to express what they wish to accomplish while we work together towards that end. I prefer to use encouragement and help clients find their own motivation for improving their lives. I utilize mindfulness as well as behavior modification to augment my client’s well being. I also use Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy when it is appropriate to help clients with past trauma. Counseling is a very collaborative process so I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Education and Training I am a Board Certified Counselor (NCC) as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Tennessee and Georgia. I am also a Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor (CPCS) in Georgia. I have a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lee University. I have worked with people who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, low self image, and spiritual issues. I have been counseling for 28 years with extensive experience in individual as well as marriage and family counseling. I have worked with adolescents as well as adults. I regularly attend training to keep current on the best techniques to address trauma, mood, and anxiety. I enjoy building a strong relationship with my clients and watching them grow and overcome the issues that have limited their quality of life.

Next available: May 1

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: Apr 15

Tennille Lott

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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: Apr 20

Shannon Paul Cone, Ph.D.

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PhD
22 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Dr. Shannon Paul Cone. 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 sadness, anxiety and avoid 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. Whether you're dealing with feeling overwhelmed, having relationship issues, or cycles of anxiety and depression, 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 and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back.

Next available: Apr 19

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: Apr 15

Nahomie Julien

(she/her)

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Direct
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
6624 Jimmy Cart...
83 mi
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: Apr 15

Antwan T. Dixon

(he/him)

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LPC
11 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hi my name is Antwan and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) in the state of Alabama and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. I have been in the counseling profession for over a decade. Along with being a licensed therapist I teach as an adjunct professor in the graduate program for Counseling and Human Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). My primary therapy approach is person-centered therapy. I help adult clients between the ages of 21 to 55 years old utilize identifiable resources on becoming aware of self by helping them to resolve barriers to personal growth. My primary areas of focus are mental health, substance abuse, gay/lesbian issues, anxiety, and depression.

Next available: Apr 22

Tiffany Johnson

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LPC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I’m Tiffany. Do you find yourself saying “ I want to feel like my self again”, but don’t know how? Are you overwhelmed? Do you find it hard to take care of yourself because you are always taking care of others? Is it difficult to relax because your mind is always racing? I am passionate about helping those struggling with anxiety, depression, social anxiety, anger management and low-self esteem. I strive to ensure that sessions are a safe nonjudgemental space where you can rediscover the strengths, skills and tools needed to navigate the challenges life can bring. I look forward to helping you find peace and balance in you life.

Next available: Apr 20

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: Apr 30

Jeoson Thomas

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I am Jeoson and I have been a clinician for over ten years. Everyone has been through pain and difficulties and sometimes we carry that around. I have been working with different individuals, in both inpatient and outpatient settings, in different areas of their struggles. I believe in a holistic approach that is individualized and focuses on goals and outcomes. Therapy is based on trust, and it is a process. I have helped individuals dealing with addiction, anxiety, depression, and grief. The longer I am in the field, the more I am amazed by people’s ability to find strength from within to allow healing to take place.

Next available: Apr 19

Julia Jerome

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LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
15 North Colleg...
111 mi
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: Apr 16

Michelle L. King

(she/her)

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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: Apr 16

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: Apr 17

Meta L. Petty

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
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: Apr 18

Yesim Reynolds

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LPC
6 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in GA and I'm here to support you on your path towards healing and personal growth. I specialize in providing compassionate therapy tailored to your individual needs related to anxiety, depression and life transitions. Whether you have specific goals in mind or just need someone to talk to, we can explore how working together can bring positive changes to your life. Your well-being is important, and I'm here to help you navigate the path towards personal growth and fulfillment.

Next available: Apr 15

Angel Bryant

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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: Apr 17

Dr. Ellinor Burke

(she/her)

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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: Apr 15

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: Apr 14

Nicole Albert

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LPC
30 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
I like to view psychotherapy and the therapeutic relationship as having a personal trainer for your emotional well being and personal life. It can teach relational skills and promote healing. It requires a commitment to yourself and serves as an investment. The return on that investment can be achieving goals, growth, and emotional satisfaction. There are many reasons someone may seek out a therapist, regardless of those reasons my goal is to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment where we can build a trusting therapeutic relationship that allows for healing and growth. I am a Licensed Psychotherapist with over 25 years of clinical experience specializing in grief and loss, trauma, PTSD, addiction, mood disorders, suicidal ideation and crisis intervention. I enjoy working with diverse cliental across all stages of life.

Next available: Apr 23

Kathryn “Katy” Strickland

(she/her)

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LPC
12 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Humorous
Virtual
Hello and welcome! As we all can relate, sometimes the most difficult part of change is the START! My name is Katy, and I am an LGBTQAI+ affirming counselor who enjoys mixing music therapy with evidence-based therapeutic approaches to create a non-judgmental safe space to support you in reaching your goals. I specialize in working with pre-teens/teens (age 12-18), adults, families, and relationships (All relationship styles are safe and welcome! Traditional monogamy, Ethical Non-Monogamy, Polyamory, LGBTQAI+, etc.) I have experience in working with those battling substance use disorders/relapse prevention, teens/adults/families who have had interactions with the legal system or “at risk”, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Self-Concept, etc. I graduated with my Master’s Degree in Counseling/Psychology from Troy University (Florida Panhandle Campuses) in 2007 and became licensed in Florida in 2009. I have worked in a Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Department of Juvenile Justice Residential Treatment Centers, Prisons, Jails, Public Schools, and Community Outpatient Clinics. I am originally from Ohio and graduated in 2002 with Bachelor’s Degrees in Music Therapy and Psychology from Ohio University in Athens, OH. I lived and practiced in Georgia from 2014-2021 and have recently relocated to the Central Florida area. I’m excited to be back living/working in Florida again and would love to assist and support you in any way I can! Let’s START!

Next available: Apr 18

Charlene Mahan

(she/her)

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LPC
13 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there, I am a license mental health counselor licensed in Florida, Georgia, New York and DC. I obtained my degree from Troy University in Orlando, Florida. I have 13 years of experience working with clients. I have experience helping teens (13-17 years) and adults (18 years and older) manage their feelings of anger, anxiety, depression, career exploration/change, increase their self-esteem and others.

Next available: Apr 16

Dr. Carman Suzaunna Clark

(she/her)

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LPC
28 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, I am Dr. Clark. 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? Have you experienced significant traumatic experiences both in childhood and adulthood whose residuals continue to haunt you? Do you struggle with low self-esteem, chronic nightmares, memory loss, medical or health issues, or feel stuck in a rut? Have you had a near-death experience and need to talk about it? I may be able to help you figure things out and perhaps, help you find meaning and purpose in your life. Many situations happen in life that can cause you to experience symptoms of depression and anxiety. 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 also integrate mindfulness, coping skills, and art to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're feeling overwhelmed or just need to process relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, 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 and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Apr 15

Brittany Rice

(she/her)

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I'm Brittany Rice, A licensed Clinical Social Worker! Are you a person who is facing life challenges that are keeping you feeling like you are in a box alone? Are you struggling with being seen, heard, are validated? Are you struggling with identifying what steps to take to maneuver through this next phase in life? Look no more, I'm here to help cultivate a safe space where you can be your authentic self and develop into the person you are destined to be. I helped individuals find their voice and self-worth again. Together we can identify tools that will work to help manage your depression, grief, anxiety, or life transitions. In each session, I will provide compassion, empathy and evidenced-based techniques to help you break the barriers that have been holding you back from being you.

Next available: Apr 22

Nicole Altieri-Synan

(she/her)

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LPC
8 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Nicole and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) for the State of Georgia and I am a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) as well. I graduated from Brenau University with a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and have been working in the field for almost a decade. I work with adults struggling with perinatal/postpartum issues, anxiety, and trauma.

Next available: Apr 15

Tina Jones

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LPC
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I work with a variety of clients facing many different life challenges. Helping individuals and families get through many life changes such as legal issues, divorce and re-adjustments can be assisted with therapy by giving them tools to cope. I also work with individuals with various diagnoses including those with severe and persistent mental illness. I assist parents and grandparents who are suffering due to alienation, as well as victims of domestic violence to those individuals who are incarcerated. My experience includes educational counseling experience, as well as life experience. I look forward to working with you and helping you through your life's journey.

Next available: Apr 16

Makeda Bostwick LPC LCMHC NCC BC-TMH

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LPC
12 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Do you feel pulled in different directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work, and health balanced? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help you manage anxiety and avoid burnout. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll address the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I integrate both cognitive and behavioral techniques to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, 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 and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Apr 30

Paige Moxey

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LPC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hi there I am a licensed professional counselor in Georgia. I have nine years of experience as a therapist and mental health assessor. I have worked at community mental health agencies and a mental health hospital. Do you feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed by life's stressors? Are you unable to focus on life goals or accomplish tasks due to anxiety, or depression? Together, we can help you heal from childhood trauma and other traumas you have experienced. Let's identify how childhood trauma has impacted you. Has childhood trauma led to depression or anxiety? Let me help you build a solid foundation to reframe your life and prioritize life goals.  

Next available: Apr 18

Terri Evans-Gadson

(she/her)

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