Angela Powell-Smith

Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC, CCCJS, CPCS

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Angela Powell-Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, CCCJS, CPCS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cumming
(678) 752-4366 Website

Angela Powell-Smith

Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC, CCCJS, CPCS


Location

Making Your Heart Lighter, LLC
106 Colony Park Drive Suite 500
Cumming, Georgia 30040
(678) 752-4366

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Making Your Heart Lighter, LLC
950 Dannon View Suite 4201
Atlanta, Georgia 30331
(678) 752-4366

There are times when life challenges are difficult to navigate alone and additional support is needed. I am willing to walk with you on this journey until you are stronger. I also offer training, consultation & technical assistance to professional staff. I am competent in the delivery of evidence-based treatment within various settings. My roles as a military spouse with son's currently serving, former coach and athlete provides a unique set of skills. My clinical services are best suited for Adults,/ Young Adults/Teenagers; Offender/ Mandated (Adult & Juveniles); Veterans, Service Members & their families, Mental Health Professionals and Correctional Staff.

Specialties: Clinical Supervision, Individual/Group Therapy, Social Skills Enhancement, Substance Abuse, Anger Management, Grief & Loss, Christian Counseling, Training/Staff Development (Criminal Justice Setting), and Sports Psychology (Basketball)

Making Your Heart Lighter, LLC provides evidence-based clinical and training approaches that seeks to empower individuals to achieve their goals.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Argosy University
  • Year Graduated: 2013
  • License and State: LPC003200 Georgia

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $80 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • AMERIGROUP
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Coventry
  • First Health
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: National Board of Certified Counselors / 82777
  • Certificate Date: 2003
  • Certificate: National Association of Forensic Counselors / 18107
  • Certificate Date: 1998

Angela Powell-Smith's Groups

Thinking For A Change (CBT)

Thinking For A Change is an evidence-based integrated cognitive behavior change program developed by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC). The program has three components (cognitive skills, social skills and problem solving skills). The curriculum is designed to teach individuals (juveniles, adult offenders and at-risk youths) to take control of their behavior by learning new ways of thinking.

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Social Skills Training

This training is designed to introduce participants to various skills to improve social performance and reduce social skill deficits. Facilitator(s) will model each skill and participants will demonstrate their understanding of the skill. The training is grounded in evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Techniques.

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QPR Suicide Prevention "Gatekeeper" Training

By the end of this training participants should be able to recognize risks for suicide, demonstrate QPR (Question-Persuade-Refer) intervention technique and have knowledge of how to refer someone for help.

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Location

Making Your Heart Lighter, LLC
106 Colony Park Drive Suite 500
Cumming, Georgia 30040
(678) 752-4366

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Making Your Heart Lighter, LLC
950 Dannon View Suite 4201
Atlanta, Georgia 30331
(678) 752-4366
Specialties
  • Coping Skills
  • Relationship Issues
  • Substance Abuse
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Certified Suicide Prevention Instructor
  • Codependency
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Angela Powell-Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, CCCJS, CPCS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cumming

Angela Powell-Smith

Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC, CCCJS, CPCS