Counselors, Therapists, Psychologists in Atlanta, GA (Smyrna)

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Lisa Salyer
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lisa Salyer, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Lisa Salyer is a Licenced Clinical Social worker with over five years of experience in the mental health field. She received her Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville. She has extensive experience providing individual and group therapy for a diverse population. Her work has involved counseling survivors of domestic violence, those struggling with substance abuse, adults with relationship issues, those struggling with grief or childhood trauma along with other mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. 

To provide the best care possible Lisa adapts her therapeutic approach to best fit the needs of her clients. She utilizes an integrated therapeutic approach pulling from cognitive behavior therapy, solution focused brief therapy, and mindfulness practices. 

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

Education 

Masters of Science in Social Work
University of Louisville 

Specialties 

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Trauma 
  • Stress Management 
  • Relationship Issues 
  • Domestic Violence 
  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Disorders 
  • Grief and Loss
Darrell Brooks
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.

Javier Fregoso
Self Pay Rate: $99

Javier E. Fregoso, LMHC

**Javier offers therapy services in Spanish and English

Philosophy of Care

Javier E. Fregoso is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who has several years of experience in the mental health field partnering with adults seeking help for depression, anxiety, life transitions, stress management, and family dynamics. Javier has worked in various clinical settings including outpatient programs, group homes, and primary care.

Javier completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology at the University of Houston and his Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling at Saybrook University. He utilizes an integrative approach to therapy such as humanistic, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution focused, and existential modalities. Javier always strives to tailor all of these approaches to best meet the needs of every unique individual.

Javier believes that clients are the experts of their own lives and should lead the direction of therapy through a collaborative effort. His goal is to co-create a trusting, therapeutic space in order for clients to rediscover their strengths and authentic selves to achieve their goals.

Education

Master of Arts in Counseling
Saybrook University

Specialties

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Trauma
  • Stress management
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life transitions
  • Adjustment issues
  • Spirituality
Claudia Elizee-Moore
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.

Brytani Burch
Self Pay Rate: $99

Brytani Burch, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Brytani Burch is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC) who specializes in treating emotional distress, PTSD, trauma, stress, anxiety, relationships, and couples’ issues, women’s issues, perinatal, Christian therapy, and grief and loss. For more than 3 years, she's worked with a broad range of clients including adolescences, young adults, adults, and seniors.

Brytani earned her Bachelor’s degree in Medical Humanities from Baylor University and her Master’s degree from Dallas Baptist University in Professional Counseling. Being trained In cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and person-centered therapy (PCT) equips her to address issues with clients from all backgrounds while providing individualized care. Brytani's calming presence enables clients to create a safe space to address difficult issues.

As a dedicated and compassionate therapist that has been helping couples and individuals for years, her goal is to help people improve their communication skills and develop the self-awareness they're seeking. Brytani takes the time to hear you as an individual, and see your true potential.

Education

Masters in Professional Counseling
Dallas Baptist University

Specialties

  • Women's Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief
  • Adjustment with Covid 19
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Denetra Robinson
Self Pay Rate: $99

Denetra Robinson, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Denetra Robinson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia, with over 10 years of experience in the social work profession. Throughout her career, Denetra has worked to ensure the welfare of children, provide substance use evaluations, clinical assessments and therapeutic services to adult women who are seeking assistance with coping with trauma, managing depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders, problems with grief and loss, parenting skills training, managing anger and stress, and relapse prevention. Denetra’s goal is to assist individuals in improving their level of functioning. 

Denetra utilizes a person-centered approach to therapy to encourage self determination. She encompasses strengths based approach and self esteem building to promote resiliency. Denetra includes mindfulness and grounding techniques, as well as the resiliency model, solution focused, dialectical, cognitive, and trauma focused approaches to therapy. Denetra maintains the awareness needed to meet the unique needs of each individual being served. 

Denetra seeks to establish a warm, safe, and supportive therapeutic relationship with you to build upon your strengths and reach your goals. As a social worker, she understands that personal growth is a journey of different life circumstances that could impact the way individuals are able to function. Denetra works to create a therapeutic environment that encourages self enlightenment and regeneration. 

Education

Master of Social Work
University of Southern California 

Specialties 

  • Trauma 
  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Self Esteem 
  • Parenting Skills Training 
  • Grief and Loss 
  • Stress Management 
  • Anger Management 
  • Relapse Prevention
Shanicqua Richardson
Self Pay Rate: $99

Shanicqua Richardson, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Shanicqua Richardson is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Georgia who has experience providing clinical assessments and care to adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, sexual identity, and relationship issues. She is sex-positive, kink-affirming, and a strong ally.

Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), person-centered, strength-based approaches to therapy, Shanicqua finds creative and flexible ways to ensure that therapy incorporates your culture, interests, and strengths. She thrives to find ways to ensure that she creates a safe space where you can be seen and heard.

Shanicqua believes that mental health care should be collaborative and person-centered. She takes pride in care that is culturally sensitive and strength-based. She looks forward to helping you meet your goals.

Education

Master of Social Work
Simmons University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mental Stress
  • Relationships
  • Stress
Tramayne Willingham
Self Pay Rate: $99

Tramayne Willingham, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Tramayne Willingham is a Licensed Master Social Worker with over 5 years of experience providing therapeutic care to families, women, young adults, and teens seeking help with trauma, stress/anxiety, life disruptions, and life transitional issues.

Tramayne received her Master’s of Social Work from Georgia State University. As a counselor, she has a passion for helping clients recognize a greater understanding of how the past can shape their current behaviors and actions.

To meet your unique needs as a client, Tramayne creates a safe and inviting space for guidance-based personal development in every session. Work together with Tramayne to build healthier, trusting, and supportive relationships and set new personal goals that prioritize your mental health.

Education

Master of Social Work
Georgia State University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Communication skills
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Trauma
Pia Scott
Self Pay Rate: $99

Pia Scott, EdD, LPC, GCDF

Pia Scott, EdD, is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia and a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPC-A) in South Carolina. Dr. Pia is also a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) helping clients with career transition and change. Working in various environments, Dr. Pia has experience in schools, community health agencies, state governments, and higher education working with a diversity of clients to include veterans, individuals with disabilities, formerly incarcerated, and many more. Her passion is working with couples, adults, and families, walking alongside clients in their difficult times and enabling them to feel a sense of hope and inspiration.

Dr. Scott completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice and her Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling at South Carolina State University. She completed her Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership and Management at Drexel University. Dr. Scott brings over 7 years of clinical experience utilizing therapeutic integrative approaches. Her theoretical approach to counseling is predominately person-centered therapy creating a warm, caring, nonjudgmental environment that fosters inspiration, trust, and motivation.

It is Dr. Scott's desire to help clients understand and reach their full potential. She is skilled at working with individuals with anxiety, poor self-esteem, anger, caregiver stress, domestic violence, grief/loss, anxiety, career struggles, and life transitions. Dr. Scott is also skilled at helping clients increase their self-worth, self-esteem, self-love, and develop healthy relationships despite life’s unforeseen obstacles and challenges.

Robyn Starks
Self Pay Rate: $99

Robyn Starks, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Robyn Starks is a Resident in Counseling (RIC) who has more than 7 years of experience working with children, adults, individuals, and couples who are seeking help in coping with depression, anxiety, stress, grief, life transitions, communication, coping skills and parenting issues. Her passion includes learning alongside couples while helping them build and maintain fulfilling relationships through self-awareness and continued growth.

Robyn completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and received his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Richmont Graduate University. Robyn utilizes relational, collaborative, strengths-based, cognitive behavioral (CBT), mindfulness-based, art and play therapy techniques, solutions-focused (SFT), and emotionally-focused (EFT) approaches to therapy.

She always maintains the creativity, flexibility, and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique child, individual, family and couple. Robyn will listen without judgment or a personal agenda. Working collaboratively by creating a relationship based on trust and empathy for all clients is vital. Reach out to schedule with her today, and start moving forward as a team.

Education

Richmont Graduate University
Master's in Marriage and Family Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Self Esteem
  • Life Transitions
  • Anger Management
  • Women’s Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Single Parent 
  • Children’s Therapy (Art/Play Techniques)
  • Trauma
  • Christian Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling 
  • Family Counseling
Shereka Shaw
Self Pay Rate: $99

Shereka S. Shaw, MA, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Shereka Shaw is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCSW) in the state of Georgia who has over 10 years of experience working with children and adolescents who struggle with managing their emotions due to depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and experienced traumatic events, while also providing assistance to their families. She also has worked with adults with substance abuse history, mood disorders, and PTSD.

She completed her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education at Clark Atlanta University and received her Master's degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University-Atlanta. Shereka utilizes mindfulness and spiritually-based approaches, as well as dialectical behavioral (DBT), cognitive behavioral (CBT), and solutions-focused approaches to therapy.

Shereka’s goal is to always find and use intriguing and creative ways to assist you in connecting the pieces of the puzzles in your life. She desires open and honest dialogue, because being honest about hurt and pain is the only way to heal from it.

Education

Argosy University
Master of 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)
Erika Sledge
Self Pay Rate: $99

Erika Sledge, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH, CPCS

Philosophy of Care

Erika Sledge is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia who has 9 years’ experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, anger management, stress self-esteem, ADHD/ADD, Schizophrenia Spectrum and Psychotic Disorders, and mood disorders.  She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and received her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. 

Erika utilizes cognitive behavioral, mindfulness meditation, solution-focused, dialectic behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing therapy to best meet the needs of every unique individual and couple.

Erika seeks to establish a trusting and helpful relationship with you to assist in building on your assets and support you with reaching your goals.

Education

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
Liberty University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Relationship Issues
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Schizophrenia Spectrum and Psychotic Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

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Location details

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Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Smyrna is located at 1800 Lake Park Dr SE Suite 123, Smyrna, GA 30080. We're right next to TransForce Inc., and Farmers Insurance.

Phone number (404) 720-9800
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Address 1800 Lake Park Dr SE Unit 123
Smyrna, GA 30080
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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