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Kimberly Sims
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kimberly Sims, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Kimberly Sims is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who has over 10 years of experience helping individuals and couples navigate life transitions, relationships, parenting difficulties, daily stress, depression, and anxiety. Kimberly also works with individuals with diverse sexual preferences and lifestyles and provides affirming, non-judgmental, sex-positive support.

Kimberly earned her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Seattle and uses a strengths-based solutions-focused approach to get a better understanding of her client’s needs. She incorporates effective and research-based interventions, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and the Gottman Method when working with couples.

Asking for help to overcome mental health and relationship difficulties can be intimidating. Knowing this, Kimberly’s goal is to ensure a supportive and empathetic environment so her clients can feel heard and accepted.

Education

Master of Arts in Clinical Psycholog
Antioch University Seattle

Specialties

  • Life transitions
  • Stress management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship and parenting issues
Kendra Fox-Stinson
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kendra Fox-Stinson, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Kendra Fox-Stinson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Board Certified Counselor. She has worked in both the mental health and educational fields to gain a comprehensive perspective that guides her therapy processes. She has been able to gain respect and understanding of the full spectrum of treatment from beginning to maintenance. Some areas of focus for Kendra are crisis, trauma, depression, grief, parental roles, couples, anxiety, teens, organizational and career issues, and spirituality.

Kendra has offered services in inpatient stabilization, forensic holds, in-school therapy, in-home therapy, partial hospitalization program, traditional outpatient, domestic violence shelters, military family deployment groups, and immediate on-site or telephonic crisis evaluations. Kendra appreciates the opportunity to assist in meeting an individual, family, couple, or group within their dynamics and working towards a collaborated healthy set of goals. She has experience utilizing multiple evidence-based approaches and modalities to work with various populations. Kendra understands that it may take a specialized grouping of techniques to guide, process, transition, and progress treatment and healing.

Kendra can use skills from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), solution-focused, narrative therapy, Gerontology frameworks, crisis intervention, family therapy, pre-marital preparations, suicide prevention, substance abuse recovery, play therapy, and anxiety management. Kendra strives to share what she has gained working in the mental health field for over 10 years in the hopes of guiding others to their mental health growth and healing potential.

Education 

Master of Science in Community Counseling
Columbus State University

Master of Arts in Teaching, focus Exceptional Education/Science
LaGrange College

Specialities 

  • Couples 
  • Individuals 
  • Families 
  • Grief 
  • Dual career households 
  • Domestic violence 
  • Financial management 
  • Life transitions 
  • Criminal activities-probation-court ordered 
  • Communication skills 
  • Blended families 
  • Addictions 
  • Spiritual issues
Mason Pacek
Self Pay Rate: $99

Mason Pacek, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Mason Pacek is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Georgia who has 5 years of experience partnering with children, adults, couples, and armed services veterans seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and relationship issues. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Clemson University and received his Master of Marriage and Family Therapy from Valdosta State University.  

Mason utilizes relational, systemic, strength based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness based, Solution-Focused and emotionally focused approaches to therapy. Mason feels that clients bring all the resources needed to resolve an issue with them into therapy. It is his duty to assist them with bring those resources to light by maintaining a creative, positive, and accepting space in therapy necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual and couple. Mason holds the belief that issues do not exist within a person, but are external from them and dwell in the space between the person and their relationships.

Mason seeks to establish a mutual understanding of the issue through metaphor and collaboration. Providing an unbiased view of the problem formation and explore its solution via the client’s own understanding. Mason seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and better cooperate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.

Education

Valdosta State University
Master of Marriage and Family Therapy

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • PTSD 
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief & Loss
Nicole Lyddan
Self Pay Rate: $99

Nicole Lyddan, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Nicole is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia specializing in working with children and adults needing support in coping with traumatic events, major life changes, mood and anxiety disorders, academic and career issues, as well as other stressors. She also has an extensive background working with children in foster care and families in the process of adopting. She has a BA in Literature and Philosophy from Fairfield University and received her MSW from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. 

Nicole utilizes a client-centered, multi-modal approach tailored to the individual needs of the client. Most commonly, Nicole integrates cognitive processing, trauma-focused CBT, emotionally-focused therapy, expressive arts therapy, and interpersonal neurobiology. As a former teacher, she offers unique understanding to children and teens overwhelmed with school as well as support to parents navigating the educational system. 

Nicole creates a safe space for you to focus on untangling complex emotional and behavioral issues so you can feel empowered to move forward successfully. She  brings insight into your strengths while helping you develop positive coping skills to get life in balance. 

Education

Master of Social Work
University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Attachment 
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Academic/Work Stress
Stephanie Catrett
Self Pay Rate: $99

Stephanie Catrett, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Stephanie Catrett is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. She has over 8 years of experience working with adults in the state mental health system and 6 years of experience working with adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders by providing clinical assessments and therapeutic care for individuals with anger, depression, trauma, rape or abuse, personality disorders, and behavioral disorders.

Stephanie received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, and her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health from Troy University in Phenix City, AL. She utilizes a person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and Christian-based approach to therapy in collaboration with the individual to determine and achieve the goals of the client. She is always striving to develop the creative and flexible skills to aid individuals to reach and maintain their therapeutic goals and live their healthiest and happiest life.

Stephanie looks forward to developing a caring and professional relationship with you to build a therapeutic alliance aimed at reaching your personal goals, building skills to reach and maintain those goals, and living the most meaningful life that you can.

Education

Troy University
Master's in Clinical Mental Health

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Personality Disorders
  • Trauma / PTSD
  • Sexual Assault
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • ADHD
  • Substance Abuse Issues
Dentavius Barber
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dentavius Barber, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Dentavius is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor-Supervisor and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in the state of North Carolina, in addition to a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. Dentavius hold certifications as a National Board Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor with the North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional Practice Board, International Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor with the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with International Association of Trauma Professionals. 

Dentavius received his Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Webster University in 2008 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 2001. Dentavius has 13 years of counseling experience serving children, adolescents, adults, and family populations with co-occurring disorders in all levels of care (outpatient, community-based programs, partial hospitalization, inpatient psychiatric units, medical detox, and substance abuse residential programs). Dentavius utilize different theory modalities including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Solution-Focused Family Therapy, Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Each of these theory approaches to treatment has been tested in psychological research studies with strong support for efficacy and validity with treating psychological disorders. 

Dentavius believes healing relationships are based upon clear boundaries and trust. It is important for you to have the necessary information to understand and establish a professional, warm therapeutic relationship.

Education

Master of Arts Degree in Counseling
Webster University

Specialties

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Family Therapy
  • Moral Recognition Therapy (MRT)
  • The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Addiction Treatment
Jessalyn Palmer
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jessalyn Palmer, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Jessalyn Palmer is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Georgia and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) who has 15 years of experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. She has a keen interest in helping you through the challenges and opportunities of life through a compassionate and non-threatening process. She believes mental wellness is just as important as physical health.

Jessalyn completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from LaGrange College in 2003 and received her Master of Science in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University in 2005. She uses an integrative approach drawing from cognitive-behavioral, developmental, interpersonal, and attachment theories.

Jessalyn will help you create balance, have increased confidence, and help you to thrive! She believes in creating a warm, collaborative, positive, therapeutic relationship with each client. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids. She plays the cello in the local symphony and loves to walk and play with her two dogs!

Education

Georgia State University
Master's in Professional Counseling

Specialties 

  • Academic/Career Goals
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Stress Management
  • Panic Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Teen/Young Adult Issues
Justin White
Self Pay Rate: $99

Justin White, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Justin White is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia who has three years experience partnering with children, adolescents, and adults seeking help with anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship issues, and life transitions. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Southern Adventist University and with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Justin utilizes cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, relational, collaborative, and mindfulness based approaches to therapy while maintaining warmth, flexibility, and awareness necessary to best help each unique individual meet their goals.

Justin seeks to establish a caring, collaborative, and empowering relationship with you in order to assist you in building on your strengths and helping you achieve your goals.

Education

Southern Adventist University
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Stress management
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Substance abuse
  • Christian/Faith based counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral therapy
  • Solution-Focused therapy
  • Life Management counseling
  • Men’s issues
  • Forensic/Mandated counseling
  • ADHD/ADD counseling
AmberC. Gilbert
Self Pay Rate: $99

Amber C. Gilbert, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Amber C. Gilbert is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has 4 years of experience practicing therapy and 7 years of experience serving within the social services field. Amber has worked with individuals of all ages in various settings, with a focus on working with youth, adolescents, emerging adults, and young adults. Her passion is to see individuals thrive while discovering a sense of fulfillment and healing. Amber is passionate about helping others in a safe space while working at a pace that fits every client.

Amber completed her bachelor's degree in Sociology with a concentration in Race and Urban Studies at Georgia State University, and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of Georgia. Through utilizing a person-centered and strengths-based approach, Amber's goal is to ensure that her clients are confident and ready to engage in the therapeutic process. Changing the dynamics of counseling, it is essential for Amber to learn about her clients to reduce fears of therapy that may prevent their growth. In addition to providing guidance through various modalities and therapeutic interventions, she enjoys case management, advocacy, and teachable moments to help navigate and develop her client's journey to a more independent skillset.

Amber believes in helping you develop confidence and inner strength. Beginning this journey is an initial step to a positive lifestyle. Whether you are looking for guidance with relationships, careers, parenting, academic concerns, emotional well-being, or processing trauma, Amber is here to help! Empowering you through goal setting helps develop your skills, strengths, and overall growth. This is achieved by creating an atmosphere where you feel comfortable approaching your needs based on an individualized plan of treatment you will create together. Amber looks forward to your first session together!

Education and Licensure

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Masters of Social Work, University of Georgia, Athens GA, 2016
Bachelors of Sociology, Concentration Race and Urban Studies, Georgia State University, Atlanta GA, 2011

Specialties

  • Family Therapy and Parenting Support
  • Adolescent Therapy and Treatment
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Abuse (physical, emotional, sexual)
  • Conflict Resolution/Stress Management
  • Life Management Counseling/Crisis Intervention
  • Suicide Prevention/Self Injurious Behaviors
  • Teen and Young Adults Issues
  • Self Esteem

Populations Served

  • Adolescents
  • Teens
  • Young Adults
  • Adults
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
Jennifer Bloom
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jennifer Bloom, LPC

Being here gets you one step closer to a new you, empowered, and on the path to personal growth and well-being!  If you're looking for someone to talk to, extra support and guidance through a challenging situation, or you're just ready to move in a new direction in life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals and help you feel better and more confident about yourself. Working together, we can find better ways to deal with life challenges and to help you find your direction in life. My goal is to help you uncover your strengths and true potentials to live a happier, fuller life!

By using a variety of therapeutic approaches and techniques, we can address long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling & meaningful life. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have over 13 years’ experience in the field, incorporating a variety of therapeutic modalities that I have been trained in, to offer multiple types of interventions to help you achieve your goals. I am a kind, compassionate, and caring person, that will talk to you with a non-judgmental approach, keeping the professionalism and privacy that you seek. You deserve to talk to someone who truly hears you. I look forward to scheduling a session with you!

Jennifer is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida.

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