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Book 50+ of the best School Issues therapists in Georgia

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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

Jessica Burton

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LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
4210 Columbia R...
104 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

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

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: Apr 15

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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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

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

Julia Jerome

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LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
15 North Colleg...
69 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

Kathryn “Katy” Strickland

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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

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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

Terri Evans-Gadson

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LPC
14 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Holistic
Virtual
In-person
10500 Abercorn ...
105 mi
Hi! I am an energetic, compassionate Mindfulness Licensed Professional Counselor serving clients in both GA & SC. I have experience working with individuals in outpatient, inpatient, and virtual mental health and addiction settings. I also have experience working in community mental health in which I served individuals who have persistent and severe mental illness such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Gender Dysphoria, etc. I have more than 14 years of experience in the counseling arena. I've had the opportunity to work with individuals from all walks of life who are aiming to either "make a change" or "be the change". I incorporate a client centered approach, which enables me to build the necessary rapport to make the therapeutic process less intimidating for clients to define and work towards achieving identified goals. My approach is mainly Somatic and Mindfulness, but I combine Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic, Holistic, Psycho-dynamic and Acceptance Therapy. My compassion and empathetic demeanor encourages the client to discuss their deepest emotions and experiences. My self-less attitude allows me to meet the client “where they are”, providing a safe space, free from judgment, while providing respect, transparency, genuineness, warmth and engagement. I believe in the importance of addressing the whole person, mind, body and spirit. I believe that individuals in general are doing the best they can and with the intentional practice of mindfulness, and taking life one moment at a time, we can all learn how to manage stress, while learning and utilizing better coping skills to help with serious illness, anxiety, depression and other mental health and addiction concerns. Always remember, small progress is still progress! I look forward to meeting you and working with you as we tackle this thing called life together!

Next available: Apr 16

Sunny Volano

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LPC
13 years of experience
Direct
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
Rabun Gap, Moun...
195 mi
Things can feel out of control and you don’t know how to slow it down. Life can feel like a whirlwind sometimes. Maybe thoughts are irrational, but can’t stop them. Maybe you are starting to realize you might not make the best choices. Maybe you have driven yourself into a state of panic. Maybe your child has hit a breaking point and you don’t know how to help. We can figure this out together. I want to help you achieve that balance you are looking for so you can start living the life you want. I have worked with children and adults for the past 13 years in community mental health, in schools, and in private practice.

Next available: Apr 16

Eulene Paulk

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LCSW
18 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
I am a therapist who enjoys helping children navigate anxiety, anger, grief and loss, separation/divorce of parents and other adjustment related life challenges. I received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Georgia State University and my Master of Social Work Degree from The University of Georgia. With 18+ years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups, I view therapy as my calling.

Next available: Apr 15

francesca jenkins

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Seeking help is hard, however I'm here to listen, lift you up, and and find your best self. Life can feel chaotic, stagnant, or going backwards. when this happens it hard to find a a way back to ourselves and push forward. I'm here to guide you out the hailstorm where you are reminded of your resiliency and self worth Before therapy ,Francesca has worked with populations as a school social worker , assisted living center, working as a case manger for the homeless and veterans. Francesca Has worked for families and individuals as therapist. Francesca has worked with divorce, lif transitions, eating disorders , substance abuse, panic disorders, anxiety, depression.

Next available: Apr 15

Yulando Thornton, LPC, NCC, MAC, CPCS

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Yulando Thornton, LPC, NCC, MAC, CPCS profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
I am a licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping individuals, couples, and teens learn to cope with symptoms of depression, stress and anxiety, addictions, trauma, abuse and anger management. 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey. I obtained my Master's degree in Community Counseling (MACC) with a minor in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University and a Bachelor's degree (BA) in Psychology from Auburn University. I hold a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Masters Addictive Certification (MAC), National Board-Certified Counselor (NCC) and Certified Professional Counselor Supervisors (CPCS) licenses and certifications.

Next available: Apr 30

Mahogany Hall

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LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. I received a master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL. I am committed to helping those who are experiencing Grief and Loss, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, and Relationship issues. My experience includes cultural backgrounds, ages, and the LGBTQIA+ community. My clients frequently report feeling heard, valued, and supported during our sessions, which contributes to their overall well-being and self-esteem.

Next available: Apr 19

Tracy Dasher, LPC LMHC NCC

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LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Imagine a life without constant worrying about the uncertainties ahead or persistent anger about the hurts from the past. I will help you experience freedom from your pain and begin approaching life from a perspective of gratitude, grace, and positivity. You don't have to continue figuring out life alone. I approach counseling from an encouraging prospective, with a focus on positivity and growth. I love working with children/adolescents as I spent over 20 years in the public school system as a teacher, behavior specialist, and school administrator. I have also worked with students on the College Level helping to navigate this transition of being "on your own" and figuring out adulting. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions - Please note that additional paperwork will be sent out to you from me before your 1st appointment. I am licensed in FL and GA - I use Telehealth and will send out the correct link to you prior to your appointment.

Next available: Apr 15

Tujuana Shaw Jallah

(she/her)

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LPC
25 years of experience
Open-minded
Direct
Warm
Virtual
Hi my name is Tujuana Shaw-Jallah I am a licensed professional therapist my clients call me "TJ" Do you need a safe place to discuss your issues, a place that does not judge you or make you feel as if you are the only "individual" who is struggling to make it through the day? Well you have come to the right place. I believe in empowering my patients to be their very best no matter what circumstances they find themselve in each day. Low Self-Esteem, guilt, and depression are internal culprits that often suppress an individual externally. My Specialty is with teens and adult women who have been traumatized as a result of sexual abuse or violence. I believe that healing starts with removing the “band-aid” taking off the mask and breaking free from the past and moving forward . 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. Get ready to break FREE!

Next available: Apr 15

Mariana Shively

(she/her)

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LPC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Welcome! I'm delighted that you've taken the first step toward prioritizing your mental well-being. I understand that life can present a multitude of challenges and hurdles that can feel overwhelming and disheartening at times. As a dedicated Mental Health Counselor and Registered Play Therapist, I am here to offer you the support and guidance you need to navigate life's challenges and achieve a sense of inner balance and fulfillment. You might be seeking assistance for yourself, your child, or your family. From regulating big emotions, adjusting to change, working out conflicts, improving relationships and behavior, healing from trauma, or just having a safe, neutral space to talk about life, I am here to address your unique needs and help you reach your goals. Whatever your reason for seeking therapy, it is valid, and I am here to support and guide you. I am also Bilingual (English & Spanish). Estoy aqui para ti. Escribeme o llamame para empezar a trabajar juntos.

Next available: Apr 19

Natalie Wakeley

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LPC
7 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Welcome! My name is Natalie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor. If you're new to therapy or have tried therapy in the past and want to begin again, I can help. I specialize in Somatic techniques as well as Internal Family Systems and Dialectal Behavior Therapy to help you process pain and change unhealthy patterns in your life. I also treat issues such as anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD and OCD. My approach is holistic, which is the belief that our bodies and minds are deeply connected and work together which means they should be treated together to achieve true balance. This simply means that in our sessions we will focus on the mind and thoughts but also tune into and connect with our feelings and emotional body. Each therapy session and treatment plan should be as unique as you are, and together, we will work to get to the root of your symptoms and develop a plan to achieve true contentment and peace. This personalized and holistic approach helps you see your world through a more positive and balanced lens that promotes total wellbeing.

Next available: Apr 18

Dr. Catherine Roberts, LPC

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LPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Catherine Roberts, I became a therapist because I enjoy getting to know people on a natural level. My goal is to help guide people through personal challenges to achieve healthier minds. It is possible to learn how to escape from feeling overwhelmed. As a collaborative partner, I would like to help empower you to face life's challenges to a healthier mental well-being. I graduated from Clark Atlanta University, where I obtained my Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology. Now, as a licensed professional counselor, I have worked in private practice for more than fifteen years. I primarily work with clients experiencing depression, grief and loss, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, and addiction. Before working in private practice, I worked as a clinical therapist in an inpatient mental health facility. I work with children, adolescents, and adults, using Cognitive and Dialectical therapies to help my clients learn better ways to cope with life stressors. When you can change the way you think about issues, you are empowered to work to change life outcomes. I believe in being a collaborative partner while working to develop a trusting relationship with my clients. I will work to help you gain the proper tools to escape feeling overwhelmed to learn how to manage life's many challenges.

Next available: Apr 18

Kelli Beechler

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LPC
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Kelli. Is anxiety, chronic pain, panic attacks, depression or feeling overwhelmed keeping you from enjoying your life? Are you constantly frustrated and angry with your children? I empower clients with coping skills to understand and manage mental health and life challenges. I will work with you to identify your therapeutic goals and design an individualized approach that meets your needs. I draw from cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness, and alternative approaches to guide you to the place you want to be. I'm a licensed professional counselor in Georgia and Nevada with over 20 years of experience in mental health in private practice and the school system. I'm also a mom to two grown children and a wife. I frequently draw upon my personal experiences to help my clients. Whether you're dealing with parenting challenges, anxiety, depression, chronic pain or panic attacks, I'm here to help. I look forward to partnering with you to create the life you desire.

Next available: Apr 20

Dr. Cortnie S. Baity

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LMFT
9 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Dr. Cortnie S. Baity, LMFT and I am the owner of Onward and Upward Psychotherapy & Consulting Services, LLC., now serving all Florida and Georgia, and soon New York residents. I understand that throughout our life’s journey we all will face difficult moments and/or seasons. In order to grow through these times, we must embrace the human species’ primal need for survival: meaningful social engagement. As a psychotherapist, I believe that a safe space for vulnerability, transparency, effective communication, and support are vital for growth and overcoming life’s day to day challenges. I also believe through the gain of guidance, clarity, empowerment, and commitment to change-oriented behaviors, clients can begin to experience the healing they deserve. I pride myself in providing a safe, non-judgmental space for you to share your story without submissions and receive practical guidance on how to keep moving forward. I look forward to meeting you soon!

Next available: Apr 17

Cassidy Ferguson

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LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Over the last 8 years of working as a therapist, I've seen and experiencing everything. From children struggling in the schools, to woman struggling with everyday life problems, I've realized one thing that they have in common-hope. Hope is important when coming to therapy. You are hoping to feel better; you are hoping to come to become a new person. I want us to work on how we treat ourselves allows others to treat us in the same way. My goal as a therapist is to help you help yourself. As a Reality therapist, I focus on your current relationships and conflicts. This type of therapy doesn't really focus on the past unless it is trying to connect some sort of pattern of behavior. As a reality therapist, I see behaviors as choices and learning how to change those behaviors to have a better outcome so that one can FEEL real love for themselves and others! All the reality therapist I know are very honest, direct, and focus on you taking accountability for your actions. I pray for all of my clients for their love, joy, peace, be restored during this process of healing themselves. I am a faith-based therapist who believes GOD and therapy is important and using verses and stories from the Bible provide symbolism and revelation in the areas of anger, anxiety, depression, and more.

Next available: Apr 15

April S.

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LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over ten years of mental health experience. What I’ve come to know and understand is that therapy is a profoundly personal process. During your journey and search for the right therapist, always remember you deserve to find a skilled professional with a style that suits your needs. Through understanding and validation, I strive to create an accepting, collaborative, and therapeutic environment for my clients while providing the skills needed to achieve meaningful change.

Next available: Apr 14

Heather Cassels

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LPC
15 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! I’m Heather Cassels, LPC. For over 15 years my goal has been to help clients reach their potential and work through their struggles of depression, anxiety, trauma, and tragedy. Perhaps you were nervous, scared, curious, excited, or even numb when you started looking through therapist profiles. Maybe you are wondering if now is the right time, place, or moment. Congratulations on taking the next step! My goal is to help guide you in taking each next step in achieving your goals. My skills lie not only in helping you grow individually, but understanding how you exist in the systems within your life. We will explore how to enact and accept change within those systems to reach your personal goals and if you don't know what those goals are yet-- no worries, I can help you in your journey to discover them.

Next available: Apr 17

Ashley Heggins

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Work based in Georgia. I received a Masters from Georgia State University and have been practicing for 6 years. I help black millennial women with stress and burnout and setting healthy boundaries to be come the best version of themselves. I also support clients through increasing self-care strategies and holistic modalities to manage anxiety and feelings of overwhelm.

Next available: Apr 15

Tammy Hodges

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LCSW
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) that is based in the Atlanta area. I have been practicing in the field of mental health for over 20 years. I truly love helping people of all ages reach their fullest potential. Therefore, I absolutely love what I do. I believe in allowing my clients conduct their path to whatever mental health goal they are trying to accomplish. I simply utilize varied treatment modalities, strategies, and interventions, to help them get there.

Next available: Apr 20

Kemesha Nickelson

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LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hello future client! I am Kemesha Nickelson, a licensed professional counselor. I have an extensive amount of experience in the mental health field for over 15 years as a recreation therapist and a therapist in many settings from residential, acute, and outpatient. I always let my clients know that I am willing to get in the mud with them but they cannot leave me there. Together, we can make it out of the dark space.

Next available: Apr 16

Wakisha Smith Harvey

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LPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Professional Clinical Supervisor. My professional career in the counseling field expands over 14 years as a licensed professional in addition to several additional years in clinical and professional settings. My training and experience has allowed me to obtain a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Business, a professional license as a LPC, and a certification as a professional clinical supervisor. My experience includes many years of treating adolescents, adults, and couples in the areas of Depression, Anxiety, Conflict Resolution, Self-esteem, Christian counseling, and Counseling of Professionals. I have had the great pleasure of working in numerous behavioral health care settings with various levels of care, as well as many years in clinical administrative settings. It is my belief that therapy is a journey of exploration, growth, and healing for my clients. Every client has a unique story that has shaped their current experience in life. I look forward to helping my clients through that individual story and journey.

Next available: Apr 15

David Miller

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LPC
34 years of experience
Direct
Humorous
Authentic
Virtual
Hey! I have been helping people for over 30 years now. Chances are I can help you. I have worked with almost every conceivable population and walk of life. Let me hear what you have to say. I have worked with such clients as: families in crisis, couples, children and adolescents, severe and persistent mental illness, hospitalized, juvenile corrections, adult corrections, veterans, etc.

Next available: Apr 14

Keturah Hunte

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LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
I am a young, Afro-Caribbean mom. Psychology and healing deeply excite me. I interned with a psychiatrist in high school, graduated from Spelman College with a degree in psychology, obtained my Masters in clinical counseling from Georgia State, and am currently completing my doctorate in Psychology. I know there is a greater capacity for healing available for individuals who typically have not been supported by the mental health field, and I desire to keep challenging and expanding that capacity. I enjoy working side by side with clients to explore areas of possibility, healing, and growth. Then watching the healing and growth manifest.

Next available: Apr 15

Manas Winfield

(he/him)

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I am here to patiently listen to you with respect, empathy, and a positive mindset. I help you identify your strengths and navigate through life's challenging moments so you can spend more time celebrating your successes along the way. I have 5 years experience working with clients from all walks of life as a mental health and substance use counsellor. In my free time I enjoy music, art, poetry, family, and friends.

Next available: Apr 15

Xavier Smith, LCSW

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LCSW
7 years of experience
Empowering
Humorous
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Xavier Have you ever asked yourself why am I always stressed? Or how about, why do I feel all over the place emotionally? Nobody understands what I am going through, not even my closet family and friends. Does this effect your relationships, work, health, or generally how you feel about yourself as an individual? Well be encouraged! I help everyday people manage their depression, anxiety, loneliness, feelings about themselves, and everyday stressors which occur from just living life. We'll use a holistic approach to addressing the challenges and needs in your life. I like to utilize cognitive behavioral therapy as well as a rational emotive behavior therapy approach help replace negative self-defeating thoughts with positive thoughts and feelings about yourself. I'm here to help. I understand seeking help can evoke feelings of embarrassment or fear but it's okay. You are definitely making a great choice. In our sessions together you can be confident and stress-free knowing you are in a safe space, which will allow you to heal, grow, and learn new things about yourself. I will meet you exactly where you are in life, not where you were in the past, or where your going in the future. One step at a time, one day at a time. Can't wait to work with you!

Next available: Apr 14

Arzella Hawthorne-Louidor

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LPC
17 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hello there! I'm Arzella a passionate mental health counselor dedicated to helping individuals navigate the intricate landscape of their emotions and experiences. With 17 years of experience in the field, I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, trauma and ADHD, and fostering self-development journeys. My journey in mental health care has equipped me with the skills and insights to assist you in overcoming the challenges that anxiety, depression, and ADHD can pose. I am committed to creating a safe, non-judgmental space where we can collaboratively explore strategies to manage symptoms, develop coping mechanisms, and pave the way for positive change. I firmly believe that therapy is not just about addressing problems, but also about nurturing personal growth. Beyond alleviating symptoms, I'm dedicated to guiding you on a journey of self-discovery and self-improvement. Together, we'll work on building resilience, enhancing self-esteem, and fostering a deeper understanding of your unique strengths.

Next available: Apr 16

Tiffany Fowler, LMFT

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LMFT
8 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome and thanks for visiting my profile here at Grow! My name is Tiffany, and I am an original native of Memphis, Tennessee. However, I was raised in Stone Mountain/Lithonia, GA, and began my academic journey in Augusta, GA. In 2012, I completed my undergraduate training at Paine College, where I achieved my Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with an emphasis in pre-professional studies. Seeking to understand more about human interaction and behavior, I developed an intense passion for mental health which led me to the obtainment of my Master of Science Degree in Applied Psychology with a special concentration in Behavioral Health from the University of Phoenix in 2016. As I grew to learn and understand more about the role and impact of significant relationships and systemic issues on individual mental health, I went on to pursue and obtain my second Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Capella University in 2022. My career journey highlights extensive hands-on experience in nearly every realm of the practice of mental/behavioral health to include child & adolescent counseling, family, marriage, and couples counseling, as well as forensic and geriatric psychology, applied behavior analysis, international education coordination services, substance abuse treatment, case management, inpatient psychiatric/crisis intervention, and treatment servicing at-risk youth in secure facilities. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, listening to music, dancing, eating, and traveling.

Next available: May 2

Neil Duchac, DrPH, Ed.D., Ph.D.

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LPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
For the past 30 years, mental health has been a passion of mine. I received my Counselor Education and Supervision doctorate from the University of Toledo. Additionally, I have a doctorate in Public Health from Capella University and an Educational Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Practice from the University of North Georgia. I am licensed as a professional counselor in Georgia and certified as a school counselor. Also, I am a National Certified Counselor, an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and a Human Services Board Certified Professional.

Next available: Apr 16

Tangela Morris

(she/her)

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LPC
11 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Greetings! I am an experienced Licensed Professional counselor who has been providing counseling services for over 10 years. My background includes providing trauma recovery support and treatment. I use an array of modalities and evidence based treatment methods along with treatment goals for my clients. I look forward to helping my clients address their areas of concern, overcome them, and seek alternative and beneficial methods to improve overall health and wellness. I like to give homework as well in order for my clients to fully see the process all the way through. I enjoy the transformation period for my clients. I am patient, very understanding, and great listener. My expertise helps to provide supportive feedback and structure toward meeting the treatment goals set. I am a huge advocate for self-care and will likely implement it into our sessions. I am also flexible and able to accommodate most schedules for appointments. I look forward to meeting with you soon!

Next available: Apr 25

Monica Schiffman

(she/her)

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Humorous
Virtual
Since I started practicing in 2004, I have worked with adults and adolescents, individually and in groups. In my 20 years of experience, I have supported many people on their mental health journey to rediscover their strengths, renew their motivation and learn new skills to live life as they want. Seeking therapy can feel scary and the first step can be challenging, but you're making the right choice to take the first step. Whether you're dealing with feeling overwhelmed, experiencing new transitions, or are a survivor of cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. I have worked with trauma survivors, supported parents through parenting challenges, and helped many find new ways to manage stress, anxiety, depression, life transitions and relationship struggles. 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! I accept insurance plans as well as private pay clients. I am licensed both in GA and NJ.

Next available: Apr 18

Keith Scherdt

(he/him)

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LPC
9 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Teenage years are stressful on the teen and the family. Is your teen having a hard time making healthy choices? Are they angry for no apparent reason? Is your teen a bully or are they being bullied? Parenting a teenager is difficult. I specialize in counseling for teens. It can get better, with the right help. I’ve been working with teens for many years and I know how tough it can be on the teen and the parent. Imagine your teen being able to communicate their thoughts/feelings without anger or resentment. I can help you build trust with your teen and communicate without arguing in family counseling.

Next available: Apr 16

Lee R Chambers

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LCSW
14 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Mr. Chambers is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Master Addiction Counselor, Psychotherapist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, Master Level Registered Addiction Specialist, and Owner of Community Psychotherapy and Addiction Counseling, LLC (DBA Community Psychotherapy), a former Affiliate of Coffee Regional Medical Center, Douglas, Georgia, from 2017-2019. He is licensed by the Georgia Composite Board (License #CSW005857) and the Connecticut Department of Public Health (License #008277) to conduct psychosocial evaluations, diagnose mental health disorders, and provide evidence-based behavioral and mental health treatment to individuals, couples, families, and groups. He also provides consultation, mental health diagnoses, and NEXUS letters for military Veterans to support VA service-connected disability claims. Mr. Chambers is a graduate of the University of Southern California Suzann Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, Master of Social Work, where he attended the Orange County Academic Center in Irvine, CA, the USC University Park Campus in Los Angeles, CA, and participated in the Military and Veterans Programs at the Military Academic Center in San Diego, CA. He is also a graduate of Troy University with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice; Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science with honors, Magna Cum Laude; and Arizona Western College with an Associate of Science with honors, Academic Distinction. Mr. Chambers has over a decade of experience working as a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, and Program Director for the Veterans Health Administration, the Department of Defense, State and Local Governments, Public Health, Non-Profit Organizations, and Private Practice. I look forward to hearing from you.

Next available: May 7

Kelley Thompson, LCSW, CCAT

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
I’m glad you’re here and seeking support. I’m Kelley and I’m here to help you successfully navigate through your challenges. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Clinical Adventure Therapist with over 20+ years of practical, clinical experience working with a broad population including children, teens, adults and families. I don’t believe that “one size fits all” so we will…together…work on your individualized goals. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, anger management, grief or just life itself…I’m here to help you grow to reach your full potential. No one has all the answers but…together…we can help you find yours. If you’re interested in Adventure Therapy which is a therapeutic technique that pushes the boundaries of traditional in-office therapy, we can discuss incorporating it into future sessions. I work with all ages and abilities...so please don’t shy away from thinking about participating in Adventure Therapy…I’ve seen people thrive from the experience.

Next available: Apr 24

LeAnn Snellgrove

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LPC
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hey, y'all! I'm LeAnn. Do you find yourself feeling hopeless and struggling with getting everything done? Do you find yourself feeling anxious or depressed? Do you find yourself comparing your life to your peers or just others in general? Do you struggle with communication and/or forming meaningful relationships? If this is you, then I am here to help by talking through the different levels of hurt, anger, anxiety, and depression. I like to approach problems by looking at the whole-person and then work through each level to get back to a balanced life. No matter what you are dealing with, I'm here to help. Pursuing therapy can feel frightening but you're making the right decision. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and understanding so that you can overcome the things that are holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Apr 15

Tandy Mackey, LMFT, MBA

(she/her)

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LMFT
5 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in Georgia. My experience comes from providing direct mental health and behavioral counseling for teens and adults with a variety of presenting issues, including anxiety, relationship and family issues, trauma, community violence, gender identity, and depression. I approach the therapeutic relationship with an acute sensitivity and respect for multi/cross-cultural factors. My clinical experience includes working with a diverse population which includes race, youth, families, and adults given my firsthand experience in navigating generational and cultural differences. Representation for minority groups in the broader world of mental health is still very small, and my own professional goals include creating more intersection between my personal knowledge of western cultures and professional experience in providing mental health support. My experience is varied and across settings, as I have provided individual and family therapy in community mental health agencies, school settings and day treatment facilities. I believe that we are all products of our closest relationships, our environment, our family systems, and every moment that leads to the present us. I strive to treat the therapeutic relationship, and you, with compassion, respect, and warmth. My therapy style and approach draws influence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Psychoeducation, and Structural systems. A top priority for me is to meet you where you are and calibrate treatment and my approach to what will work best for us as we work together to meet your goals. Whether you are working towards enlightenment and insight or symptom-relief and improved functions, my hope is that we can collaboratively work together to achieve it! It takes a lot of strength and will power to work towards a more fulfilling and happier life. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support you and empower you.

Next available: Apr 15

Amanda Thomas

(she/her)

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LPC
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
When counseling, I look at the whole person not just the current situation. I take time to get to know you and understand your situation and/or concerns. I treat all my clients with the utmost respect and compassion. I use motivational skills to help my patients see their strengths and help them create achievable goals. I believe in breaking the big goal into smaller goals that lead to meeting that larger goal. I believe this creates positive reinforcement for my clients and improves their emotional health, during what could be a difficult time in their life. I look forward to helping you improve your mental health, one step at a time. I have 6 years of experience working with depression, anxiety, bipolar, addictions and co-occurring.

Next available: Apr 15

Jessy Salgado

(she/her)

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LPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hola! Hello! I am a native of Los Angeles, California. I am currently in Metro Atlanta, Georgia. I am a bilingual therapist that speaks Spanish. I graduated from the UWG in 2020. I am a licensed therapist (LPC) in GA. I work with clients of all ages and cultures, and provide individualized treatment to meet their needs. I help individuals cope with current stress and past trauma. I help people that are struggling with change, whether its traumatic and in the past, or stressful and occurring now. I see individuals virtually and provide convenient hours that do not affect the traditional 9am-5pm work week, or weekly duties. Let me help you get to where you want to be.

Next available: Apr 17

Christine Pound

(she/her)

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LCSW
25 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Do you wonder if anyone will ever understand what you going through? Do you ever wish you had a neutral person, someone uninvolved in the entanglements in your life, to process your innermost thoughts and feelings with and to explore options and solutions? Regardless of whether your current challenges seem to be part of a recurrent theme in your life or the outcome of the increasing complexity of changing experiences, I would be honored to work together with you to explore these patterns and help you to discover or reclaim your unique, healthy coping strategies. I will work together with you to identify the changes you would like to see in your life and/or in your own skill set. My goal is to create a safe and supportive space in which you feel comfortable sharing and practicing, so that you can experience the rich rewards in all aspects of your life of acceptance, self-care and peace. The thought of starting counseling and bringing another person into your healing journey can be scary. It involves a level of trust that must be earned. I am here to walk beside you as you get to the other side of feeling in control of your life, your relationships and your choices again or perhaps for the first time. Either way, "I got you" and look forward to earning your trust.

Next available: Apr 17

Ciara Pierce

(she/her)

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Feeling overwhelmed, lost, or confused? Do you need support and direction? I provide space for people of color to overcome the burden of depression, anxiety, trauma, and burnout. I use humor and casual conversation to get to the root of your challenges. I have a direct, yet nonjudgemental approach to support you in getting to the heart of the matter. Whether you're dealing with education and career setbacks, relationship struggles, or spiritual questions I'm here to help. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. Using a holistic approach, we can address the needs of your mind, body and spirit. 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 develop a healthier relationship with yourself and your environment.

Next available: Apr 15

Christine Woodard

(she/her)

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LCSW
9 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Are you in a time of transition and feeling anxious, overwhelmed, alone, or even doubting your decisions? Do you feel stuck in the same cycle of high conflict, poor communication, and lack of connection in your relationships? Or do you find that you have difficulty setting boundaries, juggling the many tasks in your day, and often say "yes" when you really want to say "no" to others? I have over 9 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families going through major life transitions, times of crisis and trauma, marital and relationship difficulties, and those just seeking to feel reconnected with themselves and others. I have an extensive background in working with trauma victims, domestic violence and abuse, and military families but it is my belief that no problem you bring to our session is too large or too small. I'd love to help you on your journey to healing and wholeness.

Next available: Apr 16

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