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Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
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Makungu Mshairi Akinyela

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT

Verified by Psychology Today
Fairburn, GA 30213
Let's Connect (678) 685-8196
I specialize in working with married or partnered couples experiencing relationship conflict. I also enjoy working with individuals experiencing emotional destress, anxiety or depression.
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I work with individuals, couples and families. I am always concerned with how your family, work and community relationships are helping or limiting your ability to live the life that you envision for yourself.
I am a Black male therapist who has been in practice for over thirty years. I specialize in working with the social and cultural issues impacting Black people across a broad range of cultural, spiritual and social communities.
Call or Makungu Mshairi Akinyela now for a free 15 minute consultation - (678) 685-8196

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Fairburn, GA 30213

(678) 685-8196
I am concerned for your health and safety during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online appointments are available.
I specialize in Marital and Premarital, Family Conflict and Grief 
$110 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
I'm Dr. Makungu Akinyela. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist helping couples, families and individuals to find healthy relationships.
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Let's Connect (678) 685-8196

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Fairburn, GA 30213

(678) 685-8196
I am concerned for your health and safety during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online appointments are available.
I specialize in Marital and Premarital, Family Conflict and Grief 
$110 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
I'm Dr. Makungu Akinyela. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist helping couples, families and individuals to find healthy relationships.
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $110
  • Couple Sessions $125
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Insurance

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
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For couples using insurance payments I charge a separate fee of $50 for the first session covering the cost of a relationship assessment.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
"
For couples using insurance payments I charge a separate fee of $50 for the first session covering the cost of a relationship assessment.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Georgia / MFT000671
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Marital and Premarital
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Divorce
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spirituality
Do these issues align with your needs? or (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Do these issues align with your needs? or (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Relational
  • Testimony Therapy
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT

Location

Primary Location

Fairburn, GA 30213

(678) 685-8196
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I am concerned for your health and safety during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online appointments are available.
Call for a free consultation now - (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
"
I am concerned for your health and safety during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online appointments are available.
Call for a free consultation now - (678) 685-8196
Makungu Mshairi Akinyela
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2023