Our Counselors

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

Felicia Williams, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Felicia Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia who has 11 years of experience working with youth, adults and families seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, women’s issues and relationship issues. 

Felicia utilizes collaborative cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and mindfulness based therapeutic approaches to assist individuals in identifying and building their strengths to meet and create goals to live a meaningful and purposeful life.

Education

University of Phoenix
Master of Science in Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Women’s issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief & Loss
D'Antoinette Edwards
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

D’Antoinette Edwards, LPC

Philosophy of Care

D’Antoinette Edwards is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia with nearly a decade of experience working with adult, geriatric, and teen populations with mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring issues. She earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University and a Dual Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Georgia State University.

Although Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, and Person-Centered therapies comprise some of D’Antoinette’s favorite therapeutic techniques, D’Antoinette utilizes an eclectic approach to therapy as she tailors treatment to fit the needs of each individual or couple. D’Antoinette is experienced in working clients of various racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious identities.

D’Antoinette Edwards is dedicated to supporting the achievement of emotional stability through collaborative, therapeutic processes. D’Antoinette relishes in being able to assist clients in accomplishing an optimal level of happiness, peace, authenticity, and self-acceptance. D’Antoinette would love to meet with you, develop a fruitful therapeutic relationship, and work diligently with you to achieve the life you were meant to live!

Education

Mercer University
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement-Grief Counseling
  • Christian Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma / Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Women’s Issues
Darrell Brooks
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Darrell Brooks, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Darrell earned his Master’s degree in Community Mental Health Counseling at Malone University in 2008. While in school, he lead and developed, “How to Counsel the Black Family.” He also trained for seven years in working with individuals that were charged with DUI in Ohio. He moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 2010. While in Atlanta, he worked with several core agencies and private businesses throughout Georgia. In 2012, he received his certification in Rational Living Therapy, and is a state certified professional counselor supervisor. He served as President of the Licensed Professional Counseling Association of Georgia from 2016 through 2018. 

Darrell’s transition from non-profit management and the political arena to counseling was driven by his passion for developing mental toughness and helping others reach their full potential. With over ten years of experience in the sports-related industry, Darrell combines both areas to service the student-athlete, families, and adults. Darrell is an interactive, solution-focus therapist. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client.

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

Raven Evans, PsyD

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Raven Evans is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Georgia with 5 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, veterans, college students, and ethnic and sexual minorities. She completed her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology at National Louis University. Some areas of her expertise include depression, anxiety, substance abuse, women’s issues, relationships, and grief. Dr. Evans is also passionate about working with people of color and individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+ to assist with issues brought on by societal oppression, racism, and experiences of marginalization and/or racial trauma.

Dr. Evans utilizes a variety of approaches to therapy including person-centered, strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, and solution focused. Most importantly, she aims to provide an environment that feels like a safe space to explore emotions and vulnerabilities without judgment, fear, or stigma. She understands the significance of implementing flexibility and creativity into the therapy space to meet the client’s unique needs and increase her awareness of the client’s individuality. She also values the concept of flexibility to normalize the process of embracing continual change that typically takes place in therapy.

Dr. Evans seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to help you achieve your goals, fulfill your life’s purpose, and equip you with the essential life skills to navigate the highs and lows of your personal journey. Overall, Dr. Evans strives to help you maintain your mental health and create a meaningful life that aligns with your desires, values, and happiness.

Education

Florida School of Professional Psychology at National Louis University
Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression/Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety/Stress Management
  • Grief & Loss Counseling
  • Issues faced by Women/People of Color/LGBTQIA+
  • Substance Abuse
  • Relationships/Identity Issues/Self-Esteem
  • Life Transitions
  • Severe Mental Illness (SMI)/Family Education for Individuals with SMI
Shereka Shaw
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Shereka S. Shaw, MA, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Shereka S. Shaw is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia who has over 10 years experience working with children/adolescents who struggle with managing their emotions due to depression, anxiety, substance abuse and experienced traumatic events, also providing assistance to their families. She also has worked with adults with substance abuse history, mood disorders, and post traumatic stress disorder. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education at Clark Atlanta University and received her Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Argosy University, Atlanta Campus.  Shereka utilizes mindfulness and spiritual based approaches, as well as dialectical behavioral, cognitive behavioral and solution focused approaches to therapy always maintaining the creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual and couple.  Shereka’s goal is always to find and use intriguing and creative ways to assist you in connecting the puzzles pieces of your life as you strive to feel whole. She desires for open and honest dialogue because being honest about hurt and pain is the only way to heal from it.

Education

Argosy University
Master of Arts in Community Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression  
  • Anxiety  
  • Stress management  
  • Self esteem  
  • Anger management  
  • Relationship issues  
  • Substance Abuse  
  • Christian Counseling  
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)  
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Claudia Elizee-Moore
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Claudia Elizee-Moore, LPC, LMHC, CPCS

Claudia Elizee-Moore, LPC, LMHC, CPCS, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida, who currently practices in Georgia. Claudia has a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling, St. Thomas University, 1997. Claudia is also certified as a Paracletos Counseling Specialist and implements Christian Counseling in treatment plans, if requested.

Claudia has over two decades of experience in the behavioral health field. A substantial amount of this experience has focused on working with significantly traumatized children in the foster care system through individual and family therapy.

Claudia understands the significant level of stress that life transitions can create and has dedicated her life to walk alongside others who are working through depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, divorce, and grief. Her goal is to assist her clients in navigating through these challenges and live a full and self-satisfied life.

Claudia believes strongly in the Cognitive Behavioral Model and its framework of working collaboratively with the client and focusing primarily on the “here and now” by helping clients to develop healthy ways to cope in their lives.

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