Atlanta Counselors

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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
Christy Metz
Self Pay Rate: $99

Christy Metz, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Christy Metz is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. She has 21 years of experience in treating individuals enduring mild to severe mental health issues. She wants to help those who are wanting to overcome the obstacles and issues they feel are adversely affecting their daily lives. She thrives on being able to not only empower her clients but help them improve their ability to recognize how certain thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, can impact the ability to cope with various life stressors.

Christy has provided care for those enduring mild to severe mental health issues. She is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy and rational emotive therapy. She is certified in trauma counseling, grief counseling, anxiety, stress, and depression management. Through her compassionate and nonjudgmental approach, Christy is known for her solid rapport with clients where developing trust is paramount. Her utmost objective is to help her clients fulfill their ultimate goals in an effort to live their best lives.

For many, seeking help is the hardest step but it is one that you have already accomplished. Through therapeutic sessions, Christy wants to assist you in building upon your already existing skillset and help you create goals for the life you want to live. She wants you to be able to begin living the life you have envisioned for yourself as soon as possible.

Education

Georgia School of Professional Psychology
Master's in
Clinical Psychology

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Line Fleming
Self Pay Rate: $99

Line Garant Fleming, LPC, CRC

**Line offers therapy services in French**

Philosophy of Care 

Line Fleming is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor in the state of Georgia. She has 20 years of experience working with adults and families in the private, hospital, and school settings. Line has partnered with these adults and families seeking help with chronic illness, disability, work/career, attention deficit disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and life transitions.

Line completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Line utilizes various approaches to help her clients reach their best lives. Examples include person-centered, mindfulness-based, and solution-focused therapies. Her approach maintains awareness of the issues and the flexibility to uniquely meet your needs.

Line seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you to assist in building on your strengths and collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.

Education

Master of Arts Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling
Edinboro University of Pennseylvania

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Children with Autism Spectrum Diagnosis
  • Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Diagnosis
  • Geriatrics/veterans 
  • Chronic illness/pain
  • Disability 
  • Grief/loss 
  • Work/career
  • Life transitions 
Rachael Kates
Self Pay Rate: $99

Rachael Kates, Resident in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Rachael Kates is a Licensed Master Social Worker in Georgia with experience providing therapy and support services in the areas of LGBTQ+ issues, invalidating environments, ADHD, anxiety/depression, borderline personality disorder, and coping skills. During the course of her career, Rachael has worked in community mental health, sexual assault advocacy and crisis response, HIV support services, and during the pandemic provided direct service to homeless Atlantans.

Rachael is queer, Jewish, nerdy, and kink-affirming. She has a Bachelor’s in Creative Writing from Florida State and a Master’s of Social Work from Georgia State. Rachael meets each client where they are to help them move forward, using collaborative problem-solving with DBT and Radically Open-DBT skills. Her strengths-based, humanistic approach is based on honesty, empathy, and radical genuineness. Her writing background gives her a unique perspective to help clients identify personal narratives and gain insight.

You can tell Rachael anything, and she will meet you without judgment. She wants to create a caring and validating relationship with you to provide a safe and supportive resource in order to develop your strengths, explore your own identity, and create a life worth living.

Education

Georgia State
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Coping Skills
  • Gender Identity/Transgender
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Orientation/ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
Amy Lasher
Self Pay Rate: $99

Amy Lasher, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Amy Lasher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has 10 years of experience working with adults and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and trauma.

Amy completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology at Georgia State University and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Kennesaw State University. She uses strength-based, person-centered, cognitive behavioral, and recovery-focused approaches to therapy in order to help reach the goals of those seeking help.

Amy works to create a warm and collaborative relationship with you to identify strengths and goals in order to help you live the life that you desire.

Education

Master of Social Work
Kennesaw State University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Substance Use
  • Psychosis
Ashley Shippey
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ashley Shippey, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Ashley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. She has spent her career partnering with her clients as they navigate depression, anxiety, family and relationship issues, and life and career transition.

Ashley earned a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University in Human and Organizational Development and a Master of Science from Georgia State University in Professional Counseling. She uses various approaches to help her clients live their best lives. Examples of the therapeutic approaches she uses are person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and mindfulness therapies.

Ashley seeks to create a caring empathetic relationship with you to help you navigate life’s ups and downs. Maintaining a warm relationship that focuses on nurturing you towards your goals, desires, and outcomes is Ashley’s priority. She plans to use her knowledge and training to meet you where you are on your journey and join you in becoming your best self.

Education

Georgia State University
Master of Science in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Adjustment
  • Family of Origin
  • Interpersonal Issues
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Social Anxiety
  • Career Transitions
Bennecia Gilbert
Self Pay Rate: $99

Bennecia Gilbert, LPC, CRC, NCC

Philosophy of Care

Bennecia (Nisi) is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She has 5 years of experience working with individuals with mental and physical disabilities as well as substance abuse concerns. She collaborates with individuals seeking to regain balance and improve their quality of life, whether it is with addiction, work or personal issues. Bennecia obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University.

Bennecia utilized evidenced based techniques of cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing, rational emotive behavior therapy and client-centered to assist individuals in identifying and obtaining skills that can be used in managing emotional situations.

Bennecia believes in being client-centered, meeting people where they are and establishing a therapeutic relationship so that individuals are eventually able to resolve their issues effectively and independently. Bennecia offers a judgment free environment for individuals to honestly express their needs and be able to focus on solutions that they already hold.

Education

Georgia State University
Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

Specialties

  • Addiction
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Career transitions
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Mood disorders
  • Teen issues
  • Trauma
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
Gabrielle Waters
Self Pay Rate: $99

Gabrielle Waters, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Gabrielle Waters is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified School Counselor in the state of Georgia who has 7 years’ experience assisting adults and children in areas of depression, anxiety, ADHD, and Trauma related symptoms. She focuses on Trauma Informed Expressive Art Therapy for sexual abuse, Domestic Violence, Physical Abuse, and other traumas.  She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Clayton State University and received her Master of Arts in School Counseling from Capella University.  

Gabrielle utilizes integrative approach with assisting individuals with trauma related symptoms with cognitive behavioral therapy and, mindfulness. She also utilizes solution focused and emotional relation to assist with decreasing symptoms of depression and anxiety. She utilizes person centered supervision styles to assist clinicians with reaching their full potential with working with clients by assisting with breaking down barriers in the therapeutic relationship. All of these approaches to therapy always creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual and help them to reach their career and professional goals. 

Gabrielle seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship as a Clinical Supervisor with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and assist with healthy collaboration and guidance in building positive therapeutic relationships.

Education

Master of Arts in School Counseling
Capella University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Domestic Violence
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
Lateela Burns
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lateela Burns, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Lateela Burns is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has 12 years of experience as a therapist and case manager. Lateela works with adult and senior adult clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, stress-related illnesses, chronic pain or chronic health issues, self-esteem issues, and other types of crises. She has also assisted clients experiencing relationship issues, burnout, caregiver strain, and grief.

Lateela completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology at Xavier University of Louisiana, and her Master of Science (MS) in Professional Counseling at Georgia State University. She implements cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, and strength-based techniques in order to bring awareness to a client's thought process as it relates to their emotions, self-esteem, overall wellbeing, and ability to overcome crisis.

Lateela aims to serve as a guide to clients as they navigate the highs and lows of life. She believes that there are many lessons to learn about ourselves as we focus on recognizing and building our strengths, and embrace positive change in order to become our best self.

Education

Georgia State University
Master's in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Relationship concerns
  • Stress Management
  • Grief
  • Self-Care
  • Anger Management
Mia Bailey
Self Pay Rate: $99

Mia Bailey, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Mia Bailey is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. She has over 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field working with children, adolescents, and adults seeking help with anxiety, depression, parenting issues, relationship issues, anger management, crisis and stabilization, substance issues, and life transitions issues.

Mia received her Master of Art in Professional  Counseling from Argosy University. She utilizes cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing, reality-based, mindfulness-based, solution-focused, and collaborative approaches to therapy to provide positive change, empowerment, and the most appropriate tools for each specific individual and couple. Mia will act as a coach/motivator for positive change.

Mia will strive to provide a warm and safe environment. A positive and safe therapeutic relationship where you will feel comfortable collaborating in order to reframe thoughts and beliefs to reach your goals and hopes. She will meet you where you are and address your needs in order for you to learn and empower yourself with tools to be successful in living a meaningful life.

Education

Argosy University
Master of Art in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Depression Counseling
Shenell Myrie
Self Pay Rate: $129

Shenell Myrie, PsyD

Philosophy of Care

Shenell Myrie, PsyD, is a Licensed Psychologist with over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings with diverse needs. Dr. Myrie has primarily worked in forensic hospitals, schools, and community mental health facilities. Her areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, severe and persistent mental illness, self-esteem, relationships, oppositional defiant disorder, forensic psychology, and transitional concerns.

Dr. Myrie completed her Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), family systems theory, and multisystemic therapy when providing treatment. Most importantly, Dr. Myrie strives to maintain a safe space to explore emotions, flexibility, and evidence-based treatment.

Dr. Myrie understands the importance of meeting clients where they are and developing their unique strengths. She works with clients to set and meet goals that will enhance their desired quality of life. Dr. Myrie values equipping individuals with self-knowledge and skills to become the best version of themselves.

Education

Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Specialties

  • Schizophrenia 
  • Bipolar 
  • Disruptive, impulse control, and conduct disorders 
  • Self-esteem 
  • Life transitions 
  • Relationship issues 
  • Sexual abuse/trauma
Sierra Kihlstadius
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sierra Kihlstadius, LMSW

Philosophy of Care 

Sierra Kihlstadius is a Licensed Master of Social Work in the state of Georgia with 2 years of experience as a mental health professional, providing both clinical assessments and therapeutic care to diverse populations (BIPOC struggling with depression/anxiety, LGBTQ+ folks building self-love, foster parents/kids seeking support with new/disrupted family systems, etc.). As a member of the LGBTQ+ community and ally to racial justice, she strives to provide affirming care informed by cultural humility.

Sierra received both her Bachelor of Science in Sociology and her Master of Social Work from Kennesaw State University. Her philosophical approach to the therapeutic alliance is, “Be who you needed when you were younger.” This looks like empowering clients through strengths-based, expressive, and solution-focused interventions with CBT sprinkled in. She also knows that mental health is not “one size fits all” and maintains the flexibility to meet clients where they are.

Making the choice to seek support and begin the healing process can seem like a daunting task, but if you’re reading this you’ve already made the first step! Sierra aims to be a warm and supportive collaborator during this process in a no-judgment environment. It is her goal to help you greet yourself with compassion and continue the journey.

Education 

Master of Social Work
Kennesaw State University
 

Specialties 

  • LGBTQ+
  • BIPOC Allied
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Family Conflict
  • Communication
  • Trauma
  • Coping Skills
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Anger Management
Dr.Timothy Schlairet
Self Pay Rate: $129

Timothy Schlairet, Psy.D.

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Timothy Schlairet is a Licensed Psychologist who treats both adults and couples. He also conducts psychological assessments in order to best address presenting concerns. Dr. Schlairet is motivated to help others reach their goals, both within therapy and in other facets of life. He has experience treating depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, substance misuse, relationship issues, and personality disorders.

In addition to issues related to life stress and general mental health, Dr. Schlairet has expertise in the treatment of PTSD and trauma-related symptoms. This area of interest reflects his successful completion of a trauma-focused post-doctoral fellowship. Although his clinical work is generally informed by a cognitive-behavioral approach, Dr. Schlairet also utilizes existential and interpersonal therapies. Dr. Schlairet is a trained provider of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE).

Dr. Schlairet believes seeking therapy is one of the best ways one can invest in themselves and facilitate long-term change. Dr. Schlairet provides individually-tailored treatment plans as he believes he must first understand the client’s perspective within life, before attempting to provide support. Dr. Schlairet’s focus within therapy is first and foremost on the therapeutic relationship, as it functions as the true agent of change.

Education

Nova Southeastern University
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Aria Garcia
Self Pay Rate: $99

Aria Garcia, MA, NCC, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Aria Garcia is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia and a National Certified Counselor. For the past several years, she's been providing individual and group therapy to adults seeking help with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, including trauma, substance abuse, grief, loss, low self-esteem, women's issues, anger, relationship issues, and more.

Aria completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from East Tennessee State University. She has done extensive work helping individuals to find a healthy balance and sense of empowerment in their lives using a collaborative and holistic approach believing that “not one therapy fits all”. Aria is well versed in a variety of approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based techniques, motivational interviewing, solutions-focused therapy (SFT), all while stemming from a therapeutic relationship of trust focus.

Seeking professional help to overcome life’s challenges is a vulnerable experience and Aria is ready to walk with you through these journeys in helping you improve in whatever your goals may be. Through providing a safe space for individuals and couples, Aria’s intention is to remain non-judgmental, empathetic, open-minded, and authentic. Let her help you thrive through life—instead of just surviving!

Education

East Tennessee State University
Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Substance Abuse Disorders 
  • Trauma
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Anxiety/Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Grief/Loss/Bereavement
  • Self-Esteem
  • Women’s Issues
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
Carrie Eagles
Self Pay Rate: $99

Carrie Eagles, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Carrie Eagles is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Georgia and California who has a genuine curiosity about people. Carrie has foundations in healthcare social work, having worked in a variety of roles in hospital and primary doctors’ office settings over the last 15 years. She is particularly interested in diverse populations and has most recently worked with the senior citizen population. Carrie is a working parent with her husband and enjoys being outside with her family.

Carrie is a passionate advocate for her clients. She has received formal training in suicidality as well as end-of-life issues. Carrie utilizes models such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to treat her patients. She centers this around a strengths-based approach, identifying what her clients already excel at. Carrie has also completed the Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

Life can certainly overwhelm us along the way and Carrie believes her nonjudgemental and calm style creates an environment of support during your sessions.

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Caregiver stress
  • Grief/Loss/Bereavement
  • Substance Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Diverse populations including the LGBTQ community
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Severe Mental Illness
  • Addiction
  • Chronic Conditions/ Health Challenges
  • Parenting
  • Career Counseling
  • Women's Issues
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Gottman Method Trained

Carrie has received formal training in suicidality as well as end of life issues. She utilizes models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy to treat her patients. She centers this around a strengths-based approach identifying what her clients already excel at. Carrie has also completed the Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

Carrie is a working parent with her husband and enjoys being outside with her family. She currently holds an LCSW in California and Georgia.

Chelsea Fite
Self Pay Rate: $99

Chelsea Fite, LPC

Chelsea is a licensed professional counselor in both Georgia and Tennessee. She believes we weren’t meant to walk alone and is humbled at the invitation to travel alongside you, being invited into your most fragile areas. She subscribes to the fundamental belief that there is no shame in feeling exactly what you are feeling and feeling it wholly.

Chelsea graduated with a Masters in Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary after receiving a Bachelors in Elementary Education from St. Petersburg College. She has spent most of her professional career specializing in adolescent and young adult care. She has also completed the Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Chelsea has experience working with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, adjustment issues, sexual trauma, and grief. She has led trainings for and partnered with Metro Nashville Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Secret Service in an effort to provide the best quality care available to her community. Chelsea believes in taking a collaborative and holistic approach to the exploration of the season you are in and where it is you desire to be. She knows that there is a light, and working together, we’ll find it eventually.

Erica Hudson
Self Pay Rate: $99

Erica Hudson, LPC

Philosophy of Care

I am Dr. Erica Hudson I have been providing psychotherapy for over 15 years. I have a B.S. In biology, M.A. in professional counseling and a PhD in health psychology.  I am a licensed professional counselor, and a national certified counselor who specialize in adolescents, adults, couples and families. I work with clients who suffer from anxiety, depression, eating disorders, fertility issues, grief and loss, trauma, and substance abuse.  I take on a cognitive behavior therapy, person-centered, and a humanistic approach in providing therapy to clients by meeting the client where they are at and to ensure the clients needs are being met with the appropriate therapeutic technique.

Specialties

  • Women issues
  • Infertility
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-esteem
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma
  • Substance abuse
Katie Stoltz
Self Pay Rate: $99

Katie Stoltz, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I received a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Psychology from The University of West Georgia and have been working as a psychotherapist for more than six years. During that time, I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, adult, couples, and families.

My vision is to assist individuals in harnessing inter-strength to overcome life’s challenges while simultaneously finding peace of mind. My therapeutic approach is a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness and Humanistic Psychology. In using those approaches, I believe self-image and overall emotional wellbeing are vital in working through difficult times. I specialize in assisting clients with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship/family issues, stress management, substance abuse, and much more.

I am committed to develop a strong rapport with each patient and creating a welcoming, accepting and safe environment.

Lawanda  Huffman
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lawanda Huffman, LPC

I specialize in working with children, teenagers and young adults suffering from Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. With over 15 years of experience in the Counseling Profession, I believe that I can provide the necessary tools needed to help individual's and families to get where they need to be to become self-sufficient. I also deal with women who suffer from major depression, anxiety, and PTSD.

My training in play therapy has allowed me the opportunity to work with young children who may suffer from depression and anxiety. Women's issues (Depression, Postpartum Depression, Anxiety and PTSD) are also my form of specialty.

My scope of practice specializes in treating everyone in a nonjudgmental manner with the utmost respect, positive regard, and warm acceptance despite race, creed or gender. I offer a warm, inviting atmosphere where clients are free to open up and express their feelings without judgment or condemnation. This atmosphere offers an emotionally, safe environment which allows for a sincere, honest and authentic experience.

Stephen Schubert
Self Pay Rate: $99

Stephen Schubert, LPC

Philosophy of Care

EMDR Trained

Stephen Schubert is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia who has 11 years experience partnering with adults seeking help with trauma/PTSD, depression, anxiety, stress management, self esteem, anger management, and life transitions. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Mary’s University and received his Master of Arts in Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University.

Stephen utilizes EMDR, person centered, collaborative, strength based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness based, solution focused and emotionally focused approaches to therapy always maintaining the creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual.

Stephen seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.

Education

Northeastern Illinois University
Master's in Counseling

Specialties

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Life Transitions

**Stephen offers therapy services in English, Spanish and Italian

Filosofía del Cuidado

Capacitado en EMDR

Stephen Schubert es un Consejero Profesional Licenciado en el estado de Georgia que tiene 11 años de experiencia trabajando con adultos que buscan ayuda con trauma/TEPT, depresión, ansiedad, manejo del estrés, autoestima, control de la ira y transiciones de vida. Completó su Licenciatura en Psicología de la Universidad de St. Mary y recibió su Maestría en Consejería de la Universidad de Northeastern Illinois.

Stephen utiliza enfoques terapéuticos EMDR, centrados en la persona, colaborativos, basados ​​en la fuerza, cognitivo-conductuales, basados ​​en la atención plena, centrados en soluciones y centrados en las emociones, siempre manteniendo la creatividad, la flexibilidad y la conciencia necesarias para satisfacer mejor las necesidades de cada individuo único.

Stephen busca establecer una relación cálida y afectuosa contigo para ayudarte a desarrollar tus fortalezas y colaborar mejor contigo para alcanzar tus metas y vivir la vida significativa que valoras y deseas.

Educación

Universidad de Northeastern Illinois
Maestría en Consejería

Especialidades

  • Trauma/TEPT
  • Depresión
  • Ansiedad
  • Manejo del estrés
  • Autoestima
  • Control de la ira
  • Transiciones de vida

** Stephen ofrece servicios de terapia en inglés, español e italiano

Susan Mishkin
Self Pay Rate: $99

Susan Mishkin, LCSW

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia with over 30 years of experience working with diverse populations. My extensive background includes working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families in both inpatient settings as well as over 13 years as a therapist in private practice. I completed my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida and received my Master of Social Work from Florida International University and have been licensed in Georgia since 1988 (CSW #001180).

I recognize how difficult it can be to ask for help and I strive to create a comfortable, relaxed, trusting environment where my clients feel safe and supported as we work together to make the changes in their lives they are seeking. I am passionate about my work and  continue to find it exciting and rewarding to witness the healing, growth and change inherent in the therapeutic journey. To achieve this I utilize an eclectic, integrative approach to therapy adapting elements of several major approaches including family systems theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic, rational, humanistic, person centered and imago therapy specific to every client's unique needs.

Areas of focus include but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral issues
  • Blended families
  • Codependency
  • Couples work 
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Grief and loss
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • LGBT
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Parenting
  • Peer relationships
  • Sexual abuse
Lisa Shankman
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lisa Shankman, M.S., LMFT

Lisa Shankman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Georgia. She works with individuals, couples and families who seek change and have a desire to build upon one’s own strengths and resources in tackling life’s challenges. Lisa draws upon her experience of providing therapeutic services in clinic, community, partial hospital and private practice settings to provide highly individualized therapy to meet her clients’ needs. Lisa completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida and received her Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy from Northwestern University’s Family Institute. She maintains a special interest in working with adolescents, young adults and couples, and she utilizes a practical, supportive and integrative approach to therapy.

Lisa tends to draw upon aspects of family systems, cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic theories. She has considerable experience working with those struggling with communication, life transition, self- esteem and family of origin issues.

Lisa recognizes that life throws a lot of curve balls our way. As a therapist, her goal is to help you navigate through life’s challenges with more confidence and embrace the you that you want to be!

Kinsey Thomas
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kinsey Thomas, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Kinsey Thomas is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has over 10 years of clinical experience in treating adults and families with numerous concerns such as (but not limited to) depression, grief, anger, stress management, chronic pain, domestic violence, sexual assault, and traumatic brain injury.

Kinsey earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts Degree in Community Counseling from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Atlanta Argosy University, respectively. Her goal is to help others find beauty and maintain peace in their lives during and after the pressures of life. She utilizes client-centered therapy to help you achieve this.

Kinsey also likes to include other approaches in therapy that teach us different ways of thinking, behaving, and being in the present moment. These approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness, which are found to be helpful in managing stress, controlling thoughts, and finding an acceptance of things you may not be able to change.

Kinsey is a mason jar-loving, southerner at heart, who loves being with her family and friends, traveling, eating, learning new things, and cherishing her alone time when she’s not entertaining her busy toddler.

Education

Master of Arts in Community Counseling
Atlanta Argosy University

Michael Marti
Self Pay Rate: $129

Dr. Michael Marti

Dr. Michael Marti strives to help clients gain awareness of what is keeping them stuck and to help them develop effective, healthier, coping strategies for gaining control in their lives. Reaching out for help and making that initial phone call can be difficult for some people, but feeling stuck in your life, a job or in a relationship that is not working can be even more challenging. Michael has expertise in treating clients who have experienced trauma/PTSD, depression and anxiety disorders. In addition, he provides services for people that struggle with chronic pain, marital difficulties, spirituality, unresolved grief/loss and problems managing anger. If you are struggling with any of these problems, he encourages you to call and make an appointment. His approach to therapy is a collaborative one. Working together, you will focus on identifying your issues, clarifying your goals, reducing symptoms and achieving personal growth. If you are tired of feeling depressed, anxious, or just feeling lost, then call for an initial consult and start focusing on getting better. (Saturday appointments are also available.)

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Location details

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Thriveworks Counseling Atlanta is located at 8800 Roswell Road a135, A-245, Atlanta, GA 30350, across from the North River Village Shopping Center.

Phone number (404) 719-4233
Ratings
★★★★ 4.00 (81 reviews)
Address 8800 Roswell Road a135, A-245
Atlanta, GA 30350
Office Hours Shown in ET
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Support team hours Shown in ET
Monday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Thursday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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