Family Counseling Services in Candler McAfee, GA.

Find a family therapist in Candler McAfee, Georgia. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Kathleen Shack, M.S., LMFT
Family Therapist

Kathleen Shack, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mediator, Coach

In 30005 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

I counsel couples, children and their families through their life journeys. There are many transitions a family goes through in their journey: Pre-marital couple; newly married; a family with a newborn or children of various ages; a family divorcing or remarrying; single parenthood; mental illness; career changes; empty-nesters; retirees; adult caregivers of their parents; grieving the loss of a loved one. Whichever stage you and your family are in, I am equipped to guide you through these life transitions to make the adjustment to them smooth and healthy.

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D.

Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow American Academy of Clinical Psychology

In 30022 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

I limit my family therapy, including grief therapy and counseling for caretakers to when there is a disruption of the family unit due to illness or injury, or the death of a family member. Early in my career I worked both in the areas of psycho-oncology and with the adjustment reactions of both family members and significant others to spinal cord and other severe and debilitating injuries in family members or other people they loved and cared about.

Terry Thompson Horn, MA
Family Therapist

Terry Thompson Horn, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30345 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

As a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, I utilize Imago concepts and tools to teach family members powerful communication techniques. While using these skills, I guide families to understand each other at a deeper level. This creates the space for family members to interact with each other in a more respectful, caring and nurturing manner. These techniques are very different than conventional family therapy techniques and may or may not be suited to your specific family issues. Imago is very suited to families where members are not feeling heard, supported or respected. Please call to discuss your particular situation.

Lovette Ego, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, BCCC, CTPC
Family Therapist

Lovette Ego, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, BCCC, CTPC

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor: Board Certified Addiction Recovery Specialist : Board Certified Christian Counselor: Board Certified Death & Grief Counselor: Certified Temperament Pastoral Counselor

In 30044 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

Different from the individual counseling, Dr. Ego's model of Family Therapy gives support to the members of the family, and motivates them to talk to one another in order to resolve their conflict. She listens to each family member's viewpoint on the issue, and sets goals in cooperation with everyone involved to meet their needs and expectations. This ensures that everyone is heard and validated. The Word of God is the foundation for therapy.

David Wright, MD, MM, MBA, MHSA
Family Therapist

David Wright, MD, MM, MBA, MHSA

MD

In 30030 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

Therapy for Families is approached in a highly individualized manner--taking into account the client's background, personality factors, religious or spiritual beliefs, and their support system. This approach may include subconscious, unconscious, pre-conscious, &/or conscious techniques. This approach may also involve taking into account personality & emotional factors that are specific to the client. Most importantly, this approach takes into account the use of positive and negative triggers that can prevent an explosive reaction in the first place. It's a highly pro-active, pre-emptive approach. Family Dynamics are a key focus at our practice.

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.
Family Therapist

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 30309 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

Dr. Smith's SERVICES FOR COUPLES/FAMILIES Our families, martial couples, and partners counseling is focused on assisting individuals to realize improved levels of wellness with each other. From interventions involving relationship coaching to premarital counseling, our services could help resolve the challenges individuals face with their relationships. Atlanta Consulting and Psychological Services believes in assisting you to achieve your own personal definitions of success and fulfillment. These might be recovering from the experiences of loss, abuse or emotional and/ or physical trauma. Perhaps you wish to develop greater and more holistic senses of self-love and self-respect.

Johnetta Barnes, LPC, NCC, CPCS
Family Therapist

Johnetta Barnes, LPC, NCC, CPCS

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30331 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

Family counseling includes the process of exploring the problems that initially brought the family to counseling. Therapist will explore the root cause of the problems, help families develop effective communication skills, complete modeling of desired behavior, role playing, problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Therapist will utilize various methods of Family Systems Theory to assist the family in the process of cohesion and restore the family unit.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 30301 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 30305 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

There are many reasons that we engage Families in therapy. Sometimes there is 1) a specific problem to be solved (which school does the middle schooler attend next year?) or 2) a pattern to be changed (communication, family cohesion, playing together, etc.) or 3) a dynamic to be restructured (power dynamics in the family are off, someone is sick, behavior problems are hijacking the family) or 4) an issue to be processed (trauma, affairs, emotions, hurt, loss, etc.). Sometimes families need to learn a skill and other times they need someone to walk with them and help to mediate conflict and communication. We meet with families for short term needs as well as longer term solutions,

Hope Hailey, LPC
Family Therapist

Hope Hailey, LPC

licensed professional counselor

In 30339 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

I enjoy working with families and believe when one member chooses to do the dance of relationships differently other members will be forced to change their own steps. I look at the family system and not any one person as the identified patient. Family members can learn to have a voice and become healthier individually which contributes to a healthy family system.

Bridgette Morris, BCCC
Family Therapist

Bridgette Morris, BCCC

Board Certified Christian Counselor

In 30092 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

Bridgette has successfully worked with different types of families, in different situations, struggling with issues like; parents have conflict within their relationship, recent divorce or re-marriage, child has behavior or school problems, children have problems getting along, one family member has a long-term mental illness or substance abuse problem & many other issues. If your family is struggling, Bridgette can help. She uses "Solution Focused Brief Therapy."This practical & user friendly approach allows families to deal with immediate problems, providing instant relief & renewed hope & together she'll help you create tangible tools to bring lasting change & the healthy family you want.

Kelly Cave, MA, LMFT, LPC, ABCST
Family Therapist

Kelly Cave, MA, LMFT, LPC, ABCST

Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 30328 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

I offer families with emotional and hormonal teenagers a place to come to find rest and peace. Raising teenagers can be very hard work but with your hard work and determination, no family is without hope. I've worked with teenagers for many years now and have a heart for the difficult and confusing time of life that they are in. They will find my office to be a place where they feel safe sharing what they are experiencing which can lead to more openness and change.

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 30305 - Nearby to Candler McAfee.

The family is the crucible from which we all emerge, for good and for bad. Family extends back generations, and we are influenced, one way or another, by everyone that came before us. We inherit genetic tendencies and traits, learn ways of acting, thinking, feeling and relating, and we grow our own unique self within a group of oddball people we call our family. We have a roll and function within this family, a roll that helps form our personality. Again, for good and for bad. Family therapy is about bringing into awareness the dynamic nature of the relationships in the family, and to make more conscious decisions about how to negotiate the multitude of issues.



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Thank you for visiting our Georgia search of licensed family therapists in Candler McAfee.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Candler McAfee right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Candler McAfee is located in DeKalb County, Georgia. It has a land area of 7.00 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Candler McAfee is 22,345 people with 8,310 households and a median annual income of $34,443. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Candler McAfee are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Candler McAfee may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Candler McAfee public health department.