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Chris Dougherty LPC CPCS LPCC-S

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Frequently booked
LPC
11 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Thank you for considering me as your counselor. I have over 11 years experience and believe that my overall goal is to help you overcome your current struggle and in a way that you can apply everything we do towards future issues. I have taken the time and effort to learn and become competent in many different techniques as I believe everyone is different and as such benefits from different ways of doing things. I also take the time to understand you and what you need so that I can build around what is already working for you and the strengths you have, giving us the best options to move forward. I have a diverse background and work well with most people and I am thankful for those I have helped and brings me great joy when clients say that they are happy to have found success working with me.

Next available: Jun 22

Tamekia Meko Howard

(she/her)

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

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: Jun 17

Katie Bickley

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

Next available: Jun 30

Jessica Burton

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Jessica Burton profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
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: Jun 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: Jun 17

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: 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 19

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: Jun 21

Feven B. Seyoum

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jun 24

Kathryn “Katy” Strickland

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Kathryn “Katy” Strickland profile image
Frequently booked
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 20

Janie Thompson

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Janie Thompson profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi, I am Janie Thompson, I believe that we must change how we think to change how we feel to bring about healing of the mind. I work to identify strengths in every person and build on their experiences with new skills and techniques to overcome obstacles. I provide support and education for individual clients and families with empathy and kindness in a relaxed atmosphere. I also challenge clients to grow while building on their strengths for change. I utilized mindfulness as well as behavior modification to augment my client's well-being.

Next available: Jul 1

Shelley Smith

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Shelley Smith profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Warm
Virtual
Hi, I'm Shelley! Do you feel like you are stuck in a cycle and can't get out? Do you feel unseen and unwanted? Are you struggling with showing yourself grace and mercy? I help people who are struggling with life issues develop better skills to cope with and redirect their lives in the way that makes them more genuine with themselves and others. Together, we explore how you view the world and if your view or thinking patterns can be adjusted to help you grow. I specialize in helping teens and adults work on symptoms of depression, anxiety, self-harming behaviors, life stressors, and life transitions. My goal as a therapist is to be open, honest, genuine. I will provide unconditional positive regard. I love mixing talk therapy with things you can use daily to improve your view of yourself and your life. Therapy can be scary, being open to someone you don't know is risky. I want to provide a safe space for you to be yourself. I look forward to meeting you! Shelley

Next available: Jun 24

Jason Pearce, LCSW, BCD

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am retired Army officer and a licensed and board certified clinical social worker. I am considered a subject matter expert in a few areas, primarily cognitive behavior therapy. I chose to be a cognitive therapist because it resonates with me and because it works. Traditional talk therapy can be cathartic and have a relaxing effect, but you could do that with a friend at no cost. I value your time and money by utilizing evidence-based psychotherapy techniques to help you get better faster and learn the skills to help keep you out of a therapists office in the future.

Next available: Jul 1

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

Angie Hamilton

(she/her)

Angie Hamilton profile image
LPC
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! My name is Angie Hamilton and I’m a Licensed Psychotherapist. Are you tired of life weighing you down? Do you want to get un-stuck? Is your relationship going in circles? Do you keep repeating the same mistakes? I specialize in anxiety, PTSD, trauma, self-esteem issues, and also addictions. I use traditional psycho-analytic techniques to get to the bottom of the issues to the root causes. They say it will feel worse before it gets better, but I promise you it is well worth it, and YOU are worth it. I'm honest and will give you a clear view of what I see is going on! I believe healing is found in the truth. PLEASE ONLY BOOK APPOINTMENTS ON THE FULL HOUR.

Next available: Jun 17

Lana Greene

Lana Greene profile image
LPC
17 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
As a passionate Licensed Professional Counselor, my years of experience and training allow me to understand the best ways to address each client’s needs in an effective manner. I am flexible in my approach and use collaboration as the basis of my therapy—ensuring a comfortable, safe environment where we can work together on your goals. Education, Licenses, and Certifications -Founding member of LGBTQ Therapist Resource (http://www.lgbtqtherapistresource.com) -BS in Forensic Behavioral Science from Kennesaw State University (GA) -MA in Professional Counseling from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University Atlanta -Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Georgia and Colorado -Certified in EMDR by the EMDR Institute -Certified as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S) by the Association for Play Therapy -Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board of Certified Counselors -Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH) by the Center for Credentialing and Education -Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS) in the state of GA

Next available: Jun 17

Cieria Swain

Cieria Swain profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Challenging
Virtual
Greetings! I am a Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification. I am the sole clinician for Newfound Peace Therapy, LLC. My passion resides in providing a safe, warm, and comfortable environment where you can truly be yourself. I integrate different theoretical models throughout practice. I enjoy the concept and embracing Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Person-Centered therapy with humanistic approaches. I have worked in a psychiatric setting and a community-based environment, serving children, adolescents, adults, and families. I have worked with diverse populations, including clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), sexual behavior problems, stress management, self-esteem, trauma, depression, and anxiety disorders.

Next available: Jun 20

Duane Williams, MA, LPC-S

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LPC
20 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Direct
Virtual
Duane Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Louisiana LPC Board of Examiners. He is also a Board-Approved Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors (PLPC) Supervisor. He is also a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists. He is also a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Mr. Williams earned a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance from Louisiana Tech University in 2002 and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northwestern State University. He has over 20 years of professional work experience in various settings, including office, home and community-based, adolescent group homes, adult correctional facilities, and vocational training programs for adolescents and young adults. His expertise encompasses community-based social services, foster care, and mental health. He empathizes with the emotional and developmental needs of individuals and families. He has experience helping clients develop emotional regulation skills to cope with life stressors, including anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting, couple relationships, and child/family conflicts.

Next available: Jun 16

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: Jul 1

Holly Johns

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Frequently booked
LPC
18 years of experience
Virtual
I am so glad you are here! That is such a big step in this next part of your journey! To help get better acquainted, here is a bit about me. My name is Holly Johns, LPC. I will utilize different evidence-based therapeutic techniques to help you understand, express, and cope with your emotions and behaviors. I will create a supportive, non-judgmental space for you to explore, grow, and develop the tools to move forward with confidence and resilience. My goal is to help clients gain a better understanding of themselves through self-exploration and healing. In this stressful world that we live in, we can all use a bit of extra support on our journey. I would love to learn more about you.

Next available: Jun 21

Keisa Brooks-Bacote

(she/her)

Keisa Brooks-Bacote profile image
LPC
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hello. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor currently based on Georgia. I have a Master of Science in Applied Psychology from Francis Marion University. I am a member of Psi Chi national honor society and the American Psychological Association. I have been practicing in public and private agencies for 17 years. I help individuals discover their strengths and build the skills and supports needed to survive trauma, bad relationships and mental health challenges. My goal is to journey with each client as he/she/they learn to (ultimately) thrive in spite of the obstacles they face.

Next available: Jun 20

Jennifer Kennedy

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Frequently booked
LPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor with 16 years of experience helping a diverse range of clients navigate their unique challenges. My extensive background has given me deep insights into the family, social, and cultural obstacles people face. I specialize in breaking down the barriers that overwhelm my clients, empowering them to achieve their goals and live fulfilling authentic lives.

Next available: Jun 16

Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski, PhD LPC NCC ACS

Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski, PhD LPC NCC ACS profile image
Frequently booked
LPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
I love working with clients who are willing and eager to engage in learning and exploration of the self to promote growth, healing, recovery, and quality of life. Serving clients of all ages, we offer a broad platform of support to make it possible to access services in a way that is safe, gentle, and compassionate. Younger children may enjoy incorporating games and puppets into care while older youth may benefit from creative activities, exploration of media, or collaborative projects. Clients of all ages may benefit from support through bibliotherapy, hypnosis, or NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming).

Next available: Jun 20

Staci Gray

Staci Gray profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker currently residing in Alabama, but with a license to practice in Georgia. I received my Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology from Georgia Southern University in 2014 and my Masters in Social Work from Kennesaw State University in 2016. I've been practicing in the mental health field since 2017, largely treating severe and persistent mental illness, as well as crisis intervention. My goal in providing treatment is to help people shape their thoughts in a way that is conducive for the future they aspire to have.

Next available: Jun 19

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