Our Counselors

Donna Young
Accepting:
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • ComPsych
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Donna Young, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Donna Young is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia with over 20 years of experience assisting adolescents, teens, young adults, and families with managing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and adjusting to life’s ups and downs.  She obtained her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University and is ready to work new or existing client.

Donna takes an eclectic approach that meets the client where they are and encompasses cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and a person-centered therapy.  She focuses on assisting the client with gaining insight and awareness that will facilitate growth and understanding to meet the needs of the client.

Donna works toward establishing a therapeutic relationship that is built on trust, honesty, and unconditional positive regard.  She will create an environment where the client will feel safe and comfortable to being open and exploring ways to develop skills.

Education

Capella University
Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Adjustment
  • Coping Skills
  • Substance Use
  • Oppositional Defiance
Ebonie McAfee
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ebonie McAfee, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Emotions such as, depression, anxiety, anger, and grief are possibly the most difficult emotions that you can experience. Having someone that you can trust who understands these emotions is vital to overcoming this challenging part of life. As a certified licensed associate professional counselor, my primary focus is for my clients to achieve a healthy mental balance. Encouragement, motivation, and positive reassurance are essential to improving self esteem and developing coping skills to face life's ever-changing stressors. You and I will work together to identify your needs and collaborate to set goals to reach them. 

I use a cognitive and behavioral approach to therapy. This approach works to reframe current patterns of thinking by challenging current negative behaviors, thoughts, and emotions. It is important for you, the client, to see things from alternative viewpoints in order to achieve a different level of understanding while receiving empathy and care.

Feel free to contact me via phone or email for a brief consultation to discuss your mental health needs.  I offer flexible day, evening, and Saturday appointments, for adults as well as children. I look forward to hearing from you soon.   

Education

Argosy University
Masters in Clinical Mental Health

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Grief
  • Self-esteem

 

Gregory Cooper
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Gregory Cooper, LMFT

Greg is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Masters of Family Therapy degree from Mercer University’s School of Medicine. His focus is directly addressing family issues often associated with marital discord and infidelity. Greg has worked as a facilitator for Retrouvaille, an organization which assists couples in repairing relationships as an option to divorce. Greg has delivered multiple presentations on the dynamics and repair of relationships after an affair. Greg has provided CORE services for children and families in DFCS custody where he assisted families with a path to reunification; adoption and foster care transitions; as well as addressing parenting skills. He has worked as a family therapist providing treatment in an intensive, non-twelve step alcohol recovery program where his objective as a therapist was to help couples and families communicate on a more intimate level and identify unique strengths to end the cycle of addiction.

Specialties:

  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • PTSD / Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Infidelity
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
Shakeia Brodie
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Shakeia Brodie, MA, LPC, NCC

Philosophy of Care

Shakeia Brodie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia, National Certified Counselor, and member if Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society of professional counseling. Over the past several years, Shakeia has been providing individual and group therapy to adults seeking assistance with substance abuse, dual diagnosis, women’s issues and relationship issues. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Winston Salem State University and received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Shakeia discovered a passion for supporting individuals struggling with substance abuse disorders, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. She believes that one treatment modality doesn’t fit all clients and meeting the client where they are is an integral part of the therapeutic relationship. She finds fulfillment in supporting clients addressing their inner challenges to make a positive change in their life.

Shakeia seeks to establish a collaborative relationship with you built on trust and honest communication to help you reach your goals. Beginning therapy can be a scary thought and Shakeia would be honored to walk with you on your journey.

Education

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Anxiety/Stress Management
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Women’s issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
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