Amanda Dellinger-Allen

Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, MS, LPC, NCC, RPT-S

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Amanda Dellinger-Allen, EdS, MS, LPC, NCC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor in Kennesaw
(678) 217-7529 Website

Amanda Dellinger-Allen

Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, MS, LPC, NCC, RPT-S


Location

Thrive Counseling, LLC
6095 Pine Mountain Road
Suite #105
Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
(678) 217-7529

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Amanda is a counselor and play therapist with Thrive Counseling Center, LLC where she provides individual, group, and play therapy for children/adolescents and support services for their families. Parent coaching and Filial Therapy are also offered for parents. Her clinical background includes self-acceptance and awareness based work with individuals with anxiety disorders, depression, grief/bereavement, self-esteem and empowerment issues, divorce adjustment for children, social skills building, parent skills building and coaching, trauma, abuse/neglect, stress management, anger management, conflict resolution, and family/relationship issues.
Each of Amanda's clients receives individualized care uniquely tailored to their culture, life situation, and treatment goals. Her emphasis is on helping children and adolescents function more effectively and confidently while learning how to cope with the constant struggles of growing up. Amanda works with the firm belief that with therapeutic awareness, empowerment, and motivation, each individual has the potential to not only heal and reach their goals but to truly thrive.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Georgia State University
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: LPC006544 Georgia

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $60 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NBCC / National Certified Counselor
  • Certificate Date: 2007
  • Certificate: Association for Play Therapy / Registered Play Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 2011

Amanda Dellinger-Allen's Groups

Teen Talking Circles

TeenTalkingCircles are designed to give teens an opportunity to strengthen their selfesteem, and feelings of selfworth, stay true to themselves, act on their values, make wise, resilient, and healthy choices, create new definitions of beauty, respect and appreciate their bodies, listen to their intuition, voice their thoughts and opinions responsibly, and practice speaking and listening from their hearts and standing up for what they feel, think, see and know. Through using art activities, improv games and group discussions teens will explore relevant topics for today's teen which will be addressed within the context of a safe and supportive peer environment.

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The Social Butterfly Club: Social Skills Group

Middle & High School Groups Offered! Social skills groups are designed to help children and teens learn skills that are necessary to develop friendships and maintain positive relationships with peers. Participants will learn and practice new skills to utilize when interacting with peers via various modalities including role-plays, team-building activities, games and other therapeutic-based activities. These social skills group experiences offer youth the opportunity to become familiar with and implement interpersonal skills with the guidance, coaching, and support of licensed therapists in a small, safe, peer group setting.

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PlayWorks!

PlayWorks! is a new therapeutic play group to help support "Little Learners." School can be a scary place for boys and girls who are still growing into their social selves. PlayWorks! is a weekly play date for children ages 4-5 designed to help them develop and integrate social skills in a fun and natural way-through P-L-A-Y! Each play group is a 4 week commitment with opportunity to re-enroll each month. A Parent component is offered after each monthly segment to review progress.

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Location

Thrive Counseling, LLC
6095 Pine Mountain Road
Suite #105
Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
(678) 217-7529

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Parenting
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Play Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Teen Violence
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Prescriptive- tailored for each individual client
  • Sand Play
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Theraplay
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Professional Connections

Dr. Diane Coll, Ed.D., LPC, NBCCH, CPCS, MT-BC
Dr. Diane Coll, Ed.D., LPC, NBCCH, CPCS, MT-BC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 8 years
Teresa Woodruff, LPC, ATR-BC, CPCS
Teresa Woodruff, LPC, ATR-BC, CPCS
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 9 years
Taya Sanders, MS, LPC, NCC, RPT
Taya Sanders, MS, LPC, NCC, RPT
Licensed Professional Counselor Classmate, known for 5 years
Mrs. Hannah Stokes, MEd, LAPC, NCC
Mrs. Hannah Stokes, MEd, LAPC, NCC
Counselor Classmate, known for 3 years

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 03 Feb 2017
Amanda Dellinger-Allen, EdS, MS, LPC, NCC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor in Kennesaw

Amanda Dellinger-Allen

Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, MS, LPC, NCC, RPT-S