Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CAMS II
The Populations I have had Experience working with include but are not limited to: Adolescents and Teens: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, ODD, Anger Challenges, Challenges with Compliance to Rules, Probation/Legal Involvement, Trauma 2. Athletes: Performance Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment Disorder, Communication Challenges, mood swings, Trauma 3. Adults: Anxiety, Depression, Psychosis, Trauma, Grief, Addiction, Impulse Control, Couples, Families, LGBTQ+
“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform- Roy T. Bennett.” Thank you for your interest in services, this is a great first step towards healing, growth, and change! Counseling services can foster a positive, safe, and calm environment to process through your struggles and assist you with finding the solutions that you seek. I am passionate and committed to assisting clients on their journey to restoration, healing, and a holistic well-being by creating a safe, therapeutic, and positive environment for you to grow to be your best self.
My vision is to assist individuals, couples, and families in improving their relationships and quality of life. I strive to teach clients skills and techniques to cope with difficult situations they may encounter throughout their lives. I can provide a comfortable environment and an objective perspective.
CARE Therapeutic Services offers individual, couples, family, and group counseling to people of all ages. We focus on making necessary and healthy changes now to promote a more positive future. If we cannot help, we will refer to someone who can, so that each client will get the support they deserve.
I have been the Director of ERP therapy for substance abuse for the last 27 years. I am a national and international certified alcohol and drug counselor in Georgia (CADC II). I am the co-author I’d Kill the Craving, a book that introduces Exposure Response Prevention(ERP) to professionals and their clients who want a new and innovative way to deal with their addiction. I have been employed in the criminal justice field (probation officer & in corrections). I use Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, CBT, DBT, Relapse Prevention techniques, Mindfulness, and treat people as humans and NOT patients.
At Behavior Analysis and Intervention Center, our trained Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians work with families to assess and analyze their child’s skills to create an individualized plan to increase communication and social skills, while simultaneously reducing maladaptive behaviors using Applied Behavior Analysis. Behavior Analysis and Intervention Center is passionate about enriching the quality of life for our clients, families, and communities we serve. We utilize an individual approach to behavioral therapy and a collaborative treatment strategy for our clients. Behavior Analysis and Intervention Center's team members work together to produce measurable results by providing in-home services for children, teens and adults on the Autism Spectrum.
Hi, I’m glad you’ve made your way here. I understand that you may feel scared and uncertain about taking the step to seek therapy. Whether you are hoping to manage anxiety, or a mood disorder, work through conflict, or address the challenges that have arisen in your life, I will guide you in attaining your goals. I provide a safe and nonjudgemental space for you to feel the difficult emotions that may emerge, and I help you navigate the next steps.
Maybe you're feeling stuck in your current position, struggle to set healthy boundaries or your burnout level is starting to truly reach maximum capacity. There is no need to continue being so hard on yourself just because you currently have too much on your plate. Let’s work to free you from the paralyzing thoughts constantly racing through your mind or the inner mental criticism that are keeping you from reaching your highest potential & achieving your personal successes & goals.
Over the past 4 years of working with couples, families, and individuals and it is very clear that these relationships and encounters can also be trying and stressful. By empowering you with the resources needed to make positive changes in your life through restructuring thoughts and unpacking those bags that weigh you down; you will be able to live in a more enjoyable way. My commitment is to you and the changes that you want to make. It’s your life! Why not live it to its highest potential?
As we all seek self acceptance, value and worth in our life journey, there are often seasons of uncertainty where we need an opportunity for clarity and peace. If you find yourself in a season of overwhelming stress, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship woes, or family conflict, please seek support. My specialty interests include mood disorders, divorce, stress, family or marital conflict, ADHD, anger, and grief. In a supportive and empathetic environment, we can connect, identify the struggles, set goals and a plan, and progress toward wellness.
Life happens...There is no "money back guarantee" on relationships or experiences or even on thoughts or feelings. When things seem "off" or aren't going as they should, we have to figure out ways to adapt or cope with each situation. I hope to help clients build solid foundations in self-acceptance as well as in their relationships with their partners/spouses, children and parents, siblings, and in all avenues of their lives, so that they can adapt to each situation in a most healthy and positive manner. Personal growth is the key to positive change.
Ernest Benson, LPC is the founder of Infinite Life Counseling, LLC. Originally from Birmingham, Al and proud graduate of Morris Brown College. Infinite Life Counseling, LLC provides counseling services to children, adolescents, adults and families who have experienced difficult situations and life has become difficult to manage/overwhelming. ILC prides itself on recognizing the impact of stress, anxiety and trauma based on past and present experiences of daily living. Understanding the impact complex trauma plays on daily operations, and decreased functionality. We create an atmosphere where our clients can be transparent.
Empowering Healthcare we are We are a group of Licensed Clinical Social Workers approved with Medicare, Medicaid, and other private insurance companies to provide mental health services. As a team, we have all individually gained much experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, grief, family conflict, caregiver issues, adjustment to illness/disability, and transitional life changes. We can help provide you or your loved one with the necessary skills, support, and psychotherapy services to improve their quality of life and create a sense of wellbeing.
My ideal client could be anyone within any population. I have gained a number of skills with adolescents and adults that range from trauma, crisis, substance abuse and overall mental health issues that affects individuals and their families. I focus on motivating families to work together in order to strengthen their family unit. I have received training on Ethics, Responding to the Military Child with Exceptional Needs, Suicide Prevention and others. I prefer to take a Solution-Focused Approach when providing therapy.
I am a licensed clinical social worker and a trauma-informed therapist with twelve years of clinical experience. I use techniques such as EMDR, CBT, DBT, ERP, Motivational Interviewing, and Interpersonal psychotherapy to identify and address your concerns collaboratively. I work best with clients 13 years and above, and My areas of expertise include trauma, depressive disorders, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, OCD, interpersonal conflicts, life transitions, and LGBTQIA+ issues. I whole-heartedly believe that people can change and grow and heal from trauma and any other experience they have in their past.
I am aboard licensed professional counselor for the State of Georgia with 16 years of experience in the provision of individual and family therapy to combat life’s stressors and daily challenges that frequently complicate the path to fulfillment. I have worked in a wide variety of settings ranging from private practice to community mental health facilities dedicated to providing others with the tools necessary to cope with both internal and external factors that hinder their ability to make the most of life’s journey.
As a therapist, I believe that all of us can benefit from the use of help at times in managing the struggles brought on by the stresses of daily living, work or school, life transitions, grief, and past traumas. Therapy may also be the right choice when long-standing feelings of anxiety, unhappiness or shame have hindered you from living your best life. I focus on the whole person: physically, emotionally, mentally, sexually, and spiritually. It is my goal to join with you and together work towards healing and a more meaningful life.
Being in your 20s and 30s is tough, but you can be tougher. I can help you through challenges and changes, whether it's your job, your relationships, your education, anger, or grief and loss I've helped many people find their way over the past 10 years. All are welcome here. (I cannot accept clients with Paulding DFCS, DJJ or Juvenile Court involvement due to professional conflicts of interest.) Health Savings Accounts OK. NOTE: If you have had thoughts of ending your life within the last 12 months, my practice IS NOT appropriate to meet your needs.
Licensed Professional Counselor, PsyD, LPC, NCC, CCTP, CTF-CBT
When past trauma goes untreated, it can influence all aspects of a person's life. If you have trauma in your past that you have never processed,"Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. Together we will examine and break through those beliefs that hold you back, define goals, and create a plan to make it happen.
SERVICES AVAILABLE DURING COVID-19 CRISIS: Beginning the week of 3/23/2020 I will begin providing counseling services via telemental health, as this protects your health and has also been shown to be as effective as face-to-face counseling in an office. I use a HIPPA compliant platform that protects your privacy and confidentiality. I will be providing counseling services to children, adolescents and adults. I will be offering sliding scale fees for individuals who have lost a significant portion of their income during this crisis. I will also provide documentation you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Powder Springs are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Powder Springs then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
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What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Powder Springs specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
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