Counseling in Decatur, GA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Decatur, Georgia will help you make the changes you want.

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

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

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

Decatur, Georgia 30030 | 770-310-9305

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.

Christine Mezza, LPC, NBCCH, CAMS-II, DCC

Christine Mezza, LPC, NBCCH, CAMS-II, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 15 years of therapy experience. I provide compassionate and personalized therapy to adults and adolescents. I am eclectic and holistic in my approach, incorporating care of the body, mind, and spirit into therapy.

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Location: Decatur, Georgia

Decatur, Georgia

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Decatur has around 18,000 people and is a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. Since Decatur is located near Atlanta, there are plenty of opportunities for families to enjoy the cultural activities available. Some of the areas that would be interest to families are the historic districts, such as South Candler Street Agnes Scott College, which the whole campus is on the historic register, the Decatur Cemetery, which was founded in the early 19th century, the Decatur Railway Depot, that is now a Creole/Cajun restaurant, or even the Old DeKalb County Courthouse that also has a small history museum. Another great family activity is to engage in one of the walking tours available in Decatur. With six different walking tours available, there is something for everyone to enjoy while learning about the city. The walking tours are designed to provide exercise while taking in the sites of the city.1 Who thought exercising while learning could be so much fun?

Mental Health in Decatur

Oftentimes mental health issues can lead to feelings of worthlessness and self-doubt. An excellent way to feel better about oneself is to help others. The city of Decatur has many volunteer opportunities in a variety of areas. Those with a green thumb can volunteer at the community garden, which provides nutritious fresh food for the city's poor residents. If reading and writing are a specialty, consider becoming a literacy tutor for young adults.2 For teenagers who wish to donate their time and energy, lend a helping hand and help build a Habitat for Humanity house for a deserving family. Teens that enjoy animals can consider working with animals at the local animal shelter.3 Many more organizations are actively looking for volunteers. Call the city of Decatur at 404-370-4100 or Lakeside High School at 678-874-6702 for more details.

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues facing American residents today.4 The overwhelming feelings of sadness can make one feel as though they are all alone and have no one to help them through tough times. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Greater Atlanta offers many support groups for people in this situation. All groups are free of charge and are offered at various locations throughout the Atlanta area.5

Current Initiatives

In 1985, the Carter Center began a mental health initiative known as the Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy. Since then, the Carter Center has funded and overseen many initiatives to improve services to the mentally ill, raise awareness about mental illness, and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. Additionally, the Carter Center works with journalists across the globe to shine a light on pressing needs in the field of mental health and reduce discrimination that those with a mental illness face in the fields of employment, housing and in life in general. Contact the Carter Center at 404-420-5100 for additional information.6


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Decatur is located in DeKalb County, Georgia. It has a land area of 4.43 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Decatur is 21,957 people with 7,935 households and a median annual income of $81,970. .

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Decatur for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Decatur public health department.