Counseling in Alpharetta, GA. Find the Right Therapist.

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Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

284 S. Main St Suite 800, Alpharetta, Georgia

I believe therapy is an important tool to help people discover their natural ability to heal, to love, and to live healthy and meaningful lives. Facilitating and supporting that process is both my work and my passion.

Andrew McConaghie, LCSW, CDWF-C

Couples Counselor

5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 75, Alpharetta, Georgia

My goal is to help my clients live a healthy and satisfying life. I will tell you my thoughts and feedback without holding back, yet I also understand and believe that everyone makes mistakes in life and I am not here to judge anyone for their mistakes.

Kathleen Shack, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mediator, Coach

3534 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, Georgia

I guide and counsel couples and families through their life journey. Whether you are a new couple developing tools to build a solid foundation or a couple in crisis looking for a life raft, I am here for you. I also help parents and children navigate through divorce.

Cindy Hoerig, LPC, NCC

Licenced Professional Counselor

284 South Main Street, Suite 800, Alpharetta, Georgia

I can help you live a happier fuller life. I will listen to your story and give you a safe place to heal, grow and discover new meaning in your life. Therapy can help you feel supported and less alone.

Sarah Bryan, Board Certified Christian Counselor

Board Cert. Christian Counselor, CTC

Alpharetta, Georgia

Sarah Bryan has developed a reputation as a trustworthy, caring and practical counselor who effectively integrates faith and psychology to help individuals, couples and families learn new strategies to bring hope and healing during life’s challenging times.

Kara McDaniel, PhD, LPC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 249, Alpharetta, Georgia

As a therapist, it is my goal to create an environment where you will feel safe, cared for, and listened to; an environment filled with empathy, compassion, genuineness, and humor.


Related Sites:
City Of Alpharetta
Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists

Therapy Alpharetta, GA

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The Cherokee Tribe originally inhabited the area now known as Alpharetta. After settlement by white immigrants, the town was incorporated in 1858 and served as a point of trade for locals. Today, the city holds many family-friendly activities. The Scarecrow Harvest is a fun way for the family and community to usher in the fall season. Hundreds of scarecrows line the streets of downtown and family members enjoy music, games, art and more. For music lovers, the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park is a great place to catch a show by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, or one of many bands that come to the venue each year. !1 For outdoor enthusiasts, go for a jog or a bike ride along the Big Creek Greenway, which meanders for over six miles along Big Creek. There's something to do for everyone in Alpharetta

Mental Health in Alpharetta

Anxiety, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorders are all highly common mental illnesses.2 Alpharetta individuals who live with one of these conditions can turn to a number of local agencies for free assistance. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America offers several Atlanta-area groups, including an Anxiety and Stress Management Group, as well as a Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, and Related Disorders Support Group. For additional details about these groups, call 770-953-0080, extension 1.3 OCD Georgia is another local organization dedicated to empowering individuals living with mental illness. Through educational and outreach programs, OCD Georgia raises awareness of OCD, reduces stigma related to mental illness, and provides valuable resources for individuals that make daily life easier. Call 404-884-8042 for further information.4

Low-income adults, displaced workers, and youth who need to work due to family financial difficulties can participate in various programs offered by the Fulton County Workforce Investment Act Program. Funding is available for job training and workforce development courses in order to help individuals expand their existing skills or acquire new ones. Information about available jobs, resume writing and interview tips are available as well. Jobless citizens can face many undue hardships, from losing ones home to family troubles to mental health issues such as low self-esteem and self-concept, lack of confidence and depression. Finding suitable employment can help lift the cloud of hopelessness and lead to a better life. Call 404-612-4000 to find out more about these programs.5

Current Initiatives

The Mental Health Literacy Initiative is a multi-agency and multi-community effort to help community stakeholders identify, understand and respond to mental illness in an appropriate manner. Specifically, the initiative aims to educate those working in foster care, veterans' affairs, law enforcement and other social service agencies. As part of the initiative's educational branch, a five-step action plan is taught to first responders that involve proper assessment of a situation, selection and implementation of interventions, and referral to appropriate care for an individual in a mental health crisis. Providing these skills ensures that mentally ill patients receive proper care from the start.6


References

1. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.vzwamp.com/.
2. National Institute of Mental Health. (2017). The Numbers Count: Mental Disorders in America. Retrieved from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/the-numbers-count-mental-disorders-in-america/index.shtml.
3. Anxiety and Depression Association of America. (2017). Support Groups. Retrieved from http://www.adaa.org/supportgroups?title=&field_sg_state_value_many_to_one=GA.
4. OCD Georgia. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.ocdgeorgia.org/.
5. Fulton County Government. (2017). Workforce Investment Act Programs. Retrieved from http://www.fultoncountyga.gov/wia-programs.
6. NorthFulton.com. (2017). Area Communities Join Mental Health Literacy Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.northfulton.com/Articles-COMMUNITY-NEWS-c-2014-05-18-203817.114126-sub-Area-communities-join-Mental-Health-Literacy-initiative.html.

Alpharetta is located in Fulton County, Georgia. It has a land area of 26.89 square miles and a water area of 0.36 square miles.  The population of Alpharetta is 63,693 people with 22,824 households and a median annual income of $92,839. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Alpharetta, GA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Alpharetta is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees