Counseling in Atlanta, GA. Find the Right Therapist.

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David Wright, MD, MBA, MHSA

Physician

465 Winn Way, Ste. 221, Decatur, Georgia

If you had a CHOICE (Which, You Do), Wouldn't you Prefer to receive Mental Health Services from a Physician who actually graduated from Medical School, has an understanding of how the Brain Works, and is trained to provide Therapy?

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

2300 Henderson Mill Road Suite 411, Atlanta, Georgia

With over 20 years of experience, I am dedicated to helping individuals and couples be their best. I offer a safe, compassionate place to discover your path towards restoration and growth. I offer evening and weekend appointments to best fit into your schedule.

Amanda Dellinger, Ed.S., M.S., LPC, NCC, CPCS, RPT-S

Licensed Professional Counselor & Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

6095 Pine Mountain Road, Suite 105, Kennesaw, Georgia

Amanda’s emphasis is on helping children and teens function more effectively & confidently while learning how to cope with the constant struggles of growing up. Contact her today to support your child in “finding their essential piece in a sometimes puzzling world!”

Carrie Heller, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., R.P.T.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist

206 Rogers St. NE, Atlanta, Georgia

Carrie's therapeutic practice combines circus arts and traditional therapeutic principles in what is the focus of her private practice: Circus Arts Therapy. She specializes in working with children and families, particularly children with developmental delay & SPD.

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

455 E. Paces Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 201, Atlanta, Georgia

I help my clients heal from emotional traumas and achieve the life they want. I am privileged to guide them on their journey to seek a deeper understanding of themselves, heal traumas from past relationships and experiences, and pursue a more energetic, rewarding life.

Jeffree Gars, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1530 Dekalb Ave NE *Suite C, Atlanta, Georgia

I provide professional psychotherapy sessions for adult individuals, adolescents and couples. I have experience working with individuals in variety of clinical settings including; psychiatric hospital, family services, residential facility, outpatient wilderness therap

Alicia Philipp, MS, LPC, NCC

Career Counselor, LPC

160 Clairemont Rd., Suite 200, Decatur, Georgia

Being unhappy with the type of work you do can spill over into other areas of your life. Career counseling can help you to find meaningful work that fits with who you really are & what you want out of life. I focus specifically on Career Counseling, with over 9yr. exp.

Elizabeth Rogers, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

892 Jefferson Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia

I work primarily with Individuals — children to adults — in both short and long term treatments. I offer psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. I utilize both traditional and creative interventions including art and movement.

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

2964 Peachtree Road Suite 760, Atlanta, Georgia

I specialize in clinical issues including addictions, eating disorders, faith-based issues, stress management, trauma, relationship problems, depression, anxiety, and career counseling. Clients have remarked that they find me approachable and easy to talk with

Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified EMDR Therapist, Career Coach, Brain Health Coach

Druid Chase Office Park, 2801 Buford Highway NE, Suite 540 (N.Druid Hills, Lenox Rd, 85, 400), Atlanta, Georgia

Would You Like To Spend Less Time in Therapy and More Time Enjoying Life? I offer brief, effective, results focused professional counseling. My style is friendly, conversational, and active. I specialize in quickly identifying and resolving the root cause of issues.

Johnetta Barnes, LPC, NCC, CPCS

Licensed Professional Counselor

3915 Cascade Road, Suite 105, Atlanta, Georgia

Johnetta Barnes is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor in the state of Georgia and a National Certified Counselor. She has experience in supervising and providing training for other counselors within the field. She earned her

Damaris Johnson, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

3032 Briarcliff Rd., Atlanta, Georgia

"The tiny seed knew that in order to grow it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered in darkness, and struggle to reach the light"- author unknown. I have grown to appreciate the value in this quote as life commonly takes us on an unexpected journey of growth.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.



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

Therapy Atlanta Georgia

Counseling Cascade Heights, Stratford, Decatur, West End Atlanta, Panthersville, Virginia Highland, Betmar La Villa, Scottdale

Atlanta is the ninth most populous metropolitan area in America with around 500,000 people in the city, and over five million in the metropolitan area. The city has also undergone a transformation from a regional commerce city to more of an international influence. From the beginning of the 21st century, the city has grown more than 20%, making it one of the fastest growing cities in America. Atlanta also is known for its stance on the Civil Rights Movement, boasting The City Too Busy to Hate and not following other southern cities that supported segregation. The African American community's perception was different, holding sit-ins and marches to desegregate public facilities. However, the city did become popular as the relocation city for minorities due to the city's progressive civil rights record. The city is also one of three cities within the United States to host the Summer Olympic Games.1

Mental Health in Atlanta

The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities is responsible for providing mental health services to residents of Fulton County, particularly the poor. With behavioral health centers around the Atlanta metropolitan area, the department has a wide reach to provide counseling services to children, adults, and families. The department also has outreach programs and rehabilitation services for people addicted to drugs and alcohol.2 With nearly one-fourth of Atlanta's residents living below the poverty line, the services provided by Fulton County are a key factor in helping citizens receive affordable mental health care.3 For additional information about the services provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, please call 404-613-3675.

Current Initiatives

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter began a health symposium in 1985, which has convened each year since with the mission to bring awareness to mental health issues in this country and determine the best methods to provide quality care to those living with a mental illness.4 At the 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy, Mrs. Carter discussed how mental health care could improve with the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Health and Human Services Director Kathleen Sebelius was on hand to discuss the need for insurance to cover mental health-related costs as well as for diseases like cancer and diabetes. For more information about Mrs. Carter's mental health initiative, please call the Carter Center at 404-420-5129.5


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). 1996 Summer Olympics. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1996_Summer_Olympics
2. Fulton County Government. (2017). Home - Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. Retrieved from http://fultoncountyga.gov/behavioral-health-home
3. United States Census Bureau. (2017). State and County Quickfacts - Atlanta, GA. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/13/1304000.html
4. The Carter Center. (2017). The Road Ahead: Challenges and Opportunities for Behavioral Health Care During the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Retrieved from http://www.cartercenter.org/health/mental_health/symposium/index.html
5. The Carter Center. (2017). Rosalynn Carter and Health Director Kathleen Sebelius to Headline Annual National Symposium on Mental Health. Retrieved from http://www.cartercenter.org/news/pr/mental-health-symposium-2013.html

Atlanta is a city that is located in multiple counties- DeKalb County and Fulton County in Georgia. It has a land area of 133.46 square miles and a water area of 0.89 square miles.  The population of Atlanta is 463,878 people with 185,820 households and a median annual income of $47,527. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Atlanta, GA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Atlanta, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Atlanta may have flexibility or sliding scales