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Christian Carmona-Carlo

(he/him)

Christian Carmona-Carlo profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Let's get ready to start looking inward or to just stop feeling "tired of being sick and tired." I want to help you dig as deep as you need & to be your copilot. I will help with your navigation through all of your life's adventures whether in calm or treacherous waters. I have a long history of working with diverse and minority populations. There is nothing that can shake me & your mind will never scare me. I love transparency and directness in my own therapeutic adventures so expect much of it from me too. Vamos!! (Currently Only Offering Telehealth/Virtual/Video Sessions.)

Next available: Jun 28

Kelley Brown

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jun 18

Chris Dougherty LPC CPCS LPCC-S

Chris Dougherty LPC CPCS LPCC-S profile image
LPC
11 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hello, I appreciate you taking the time to read my bio, and I am looking forward to meeting with you. I am a husband and father of five children and enjoy much of my free time with my family. I believe everyone is on a unique walk and faces situations they were not prepared for at some point in their life. I am trained and equipped to help you navigate these situations and will guide you back to the path you want to be on.

Next available: Jun 14

Shari M. Purry, LPC-S

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Shari M. Purry, LPC-S profile image
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: Jun 17

Tamekia Meko Howard

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

Next available: Jun 18

Dr. Ca Trice Glenn

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

Next available: Jun 24

Akemi McGoogan

(she/her)

Akemi McGoogan profile image
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: Jun 14

Clayton Andrews

Clayton Andrews profile image
LPC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Challenging
Virtual
Clayton Andrews is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 14 years of combined experience in community and mental health. He is a 40 year old Sickle Cell Disease Warrior, a husband and a father of seven. He completed his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with Troy University and his experiences include serving as a Forensic and Behavioral Health Counselor, Treatment Team Facilitator and as a Clinical Supervisor for RSAT services with the Georgia State Prison System. His primary focus is the enablement and development of self-sufficiency, development and growth in mental health. Prior to working in the field of mental health, Clayton served the State of Georgia’s children and families for seven years through his work with Child Protective Services and as a CASA Advocacy Supervisor. Clayton is the co-founder of Sickle Cell Champions Association and a Coordinator of SC M.A.N., male-focused and male run organizations, focusing on the Warrior Male. He is also a member of the Sickle Cell Mental Health and Wellness Initiative. Clayton is certified in the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) for mental health wellness, recovery and maintenance and is also a member of the National Association of Black Counselor’s Forensic Division. Clayton’s therapeutic approach utilizes empowering, person-centered approaches, along with some cognitive-behavioral and some confrontational approaches. Clayton places emphasis on assisting one’s personal growth through positivity, mindfulness and compassion. Clayton's private practice, Andrews Counseling and Family Resource Center focuses directly on the mental health plight of the Sickle Cell Warrior, Men’s Mental Health and Forensic/Mandated practice.

Next available: Jun 17

Brian L. Long, LPC, MAC

Brian L. Long, LPC, MAC profile image
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: Jun 24

Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC

Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC profile image
LPC
29 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hello, my name is Robert Golan. I have been counseling for 29 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: Jun 17

Paula M Porterfield-Izzo

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jun 18

Kathryn “Katy” Strickland

(she/her)

Kathryn “Katy” Strickland profile image
LPC
12 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Empowering
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: Jun 18

Steven Band

(he/him)

Steven Band profile image
LPC
18 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Direct
Virtual
I’m committed to your personal growth and happiness by exploring being your authentic self, including ways to improve communication skills to enable you to be able to engage in hard conversations, improve your connection with the important people in your life, and to ensure that you can self-regulate your emotions. With compassion and honesty, I aim to encourage your hopes and dreams to come to fruition.

Next available: Jun 14

Renee Arbogast

(she/her)

Renee Arbogast profile image
LPC
27 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
You warrant a quality service that will meet your individual needs. Your issues and goals are the main focus. You want to feel that you can meet whatever stressor comes your way. By improving and adding to your life skills you will be able to manage your daily personal experiences with greater self-reliance while also maintaining your emotional stability. As a therapist with over 25 years of experience, I have the ability to help you navigate thru your particular situation. Our goal is to help each person reach their highest level of functioning by overcoming self-defeating habits; improving problem solving skills, develop healthy relationships and improve communication. Together we will find a workable solution. Our commitment will ensure you have the tools and skills needed to intrinsically improve your life. After observing and working with people over the years, a therapist learns what works. A successful counseling experience comes from providing a place of safety and trust where you can feel safe to discuss your personal issues. Together we can develop clarity and move towards an improved place of well being.

Next available: Jul 1

Kirsten Thornante, LCSW

(she/her)

Kirsten Thornante, LCSW profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Each age and stage of life brings new challenges and it doesn't come with a manual. My goal is to help clients navigate these transitions and challenges in the best way possible. I have spent 12 years working with children and families in a school setting and have seen the way family struggles impact the individual. My particular strengths are communication difficulties, relationship struggles, parenting and attachment needs. I am a practitioner of TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Interventions) and practice human-informed care. I believe that strengthening our healthy relationships and connections can help improve our quality of life.

Next available: Jun 24

Gwen Scrutchins

Gwen Scrutchins profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
ABOUT ME I am a mental health counselor licensed in Georgia with over 10 years of experience working as a mental health director for incarcerated offenders. I work with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, psychological disorders. substance abuse, social skill building and medication awareness, OCD and ADHD. I also helped my clients who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is showing empathy and active listening. I believe in treating my clients with respect and compassion. I do not believe in stereotyping my clients. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic, reality and rational-emotive counseling. I am experienced in processing administrative reports, treatment plans, and progress notes surrounding therapeutic care for my clients’ specific needs. Certificates: • Motivating Behavior Change (Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.) • Dealing with juvenile sex offenders • Thinking for a Change • The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study • PREA: Behavioral Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting • Effective Communication Motivational Strategies • Communicating Effectively and Professionally with LGBITI Offenders • Multicultural Awareness • Master Clinician Series The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study • Working with Difficult People: How to work with Manipulative People • Evaluation and Treatment of Sexual Assault • Tele-Mental Health Practice Today: Comprehensive Training for Mental Health Professional SPECIALTIES Stress, Anxiety Anger management Self esteem Bipolar disorder Depression Also experienced in: Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Read more... Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Next available: Jun 15

Amanda Bynum

Amanda Bynum profile image
LMFT
8 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hello! I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Georgia with just over 9 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, mood disorders, parenting problems, relationship struggles, Autism spectrum and ADHD, as well as assisting many people process different forms of trauma and abuse.

Next available: Jun 17

Suzanne Piotrowski

(she/her)

Suzanne Piotrowski profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Direct
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello there, my name is Suzanne. Do you yearn for relief from feeling overwhelmed and exhausted from the chaos of life? Are you suffering from the pain from past experiences, limiting your ability to feel happy and fulfilled? Has there been a limit to your creativity and joy due to sadness, worry, or health issues? I help my clients rebuild confidence and better understand emotional responses to live a life of authenticity and peace. Together we will explore your inner self and build an understanding of the experiences that shaped you into who you are. I have extensive experience in health and wellness, especially stress management and mind-body practices. We may practice mindfulness and grounding to help increase a sense of regulation and peace. We may build communication skills to improve the quality of relationships with ourselves and others. I offer support through life stressors, transitions and assist in understanding the past to improve the future.

Next available: Jun 29

Yulando Thornton, LPC, NCC, MAC, CPCS

(she/her)

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: Jun 18

Kinya Williams, LMHC, LPC

Kinya Williams, LMHC, LPC profile image
LPC
7 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a licensed mental health counselor who specializes in work with children, adolescents and adults of all ages. I will work with you and/or your loved ones to address any concerns with managing the effects of depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, divorce, grief and loss and various other challenges while helping you maintain a productive life style. I have extensive experience in dealing with diagnoses such as ODD, ADHD, PTSD, self harm, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, phobias, coping skills, as well as grief and loss. I also provide group therapy sessions to address self love and appreciation, self harm, social skills, healthy relationships, management of emotions and coping skills

Next available: Jun 21

Michelle P Reed

(she/her)

Michelle P Reed profile image
LPC
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I am Michelle! Are you struggling to balance the various life stressors you encounter daily? I look forward to utilizing a variety of interventions and therapy modalities to assist you with developing strategies to effectively manage anxiety-related symptoms and situations while creating a holistic healthy life balance. I will be honored to embark on the journey of healing with you!

Next available: Jun 15

Errick Thornton

(he/him)

Errick Thornton profile image
LCSW
16 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I am licensed in Georgia with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, depression, trauma and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Additionally, I have expertise for working with teenagers from the ages of 13-19 years old. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) which are both effective treatment modalities with adolescents and other populations. As a therapist, I have been able to help adolescences who are struggling with academic-related stress, bullying, peer pressure, family issues, past traumas, parenting styles, and other problems that all contribute to a teenager’s mental health or overall wellbeing. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: Jun 16

Tomiah Conley

(she/her)

Tomiah Conley profile image
LPC
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Specializing in various mood disorders, trauma, and addiction, I have more than a decade of experience working with individuals from 3 years to 73 years of age. I have worked in various settings from colleges to community mental health, private practice, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities. I currently hold a dual Masters in Clinical Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counseling from Ohio University and am completing a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision, all achieved while being a single mother of four children. I am living proof that recovery, overcoming, and finding the right people can take you from brokenness to wholeness! As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervisory endorsement and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Ohio, I have been actively working in my community since 2014. I am passionate about Peer Recovery Supporters and currently am working to help develop a network of those who are walking their own recovery journeys so that they may give back to others. I currently work as a clinical director and supervisor training current and future counselors in becoming compassionate and effective helping professionals. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Jun 24

Shawanna Burton

(she/her)

Shawanna Burton profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Georgia. I received my Master's degree from Walden University and have been practicing therapy for 6 years. I work with individuals, couples, and families struggling with a variety of life issues and challenges to become the best versions of themselves. In our first session together, we’ll start with brief introductions, and then dive into the specific challenges you’re facing. This will help me create a tailored plan for us to work through in follow-up sessions.

Next available: Jun 14

Tujuana Shaw Jallah

(she/her)

Tujuana Shaw Jallah profile image
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: Jun 18

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