Sandy Springs, Georgia Therapists

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Dan Feldman, LPC, NCC, CCMHC is a professional counselor whose passion is empowering individuals to overcome whatever keeps them from being all that they strive to be. For Dan, the therapeutic experience begins and ends with the client relationship....
Joy Freilich
MA, LPC, LMHC
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Georgia, New York

Life can be hard. Sometimes we have difficulty communicating with our partner, boss, children, or our parents. Sometimes we have difficulty adjusting to new circumstances. At times, we may feel stuck and unsure of how to initiate change. Other times...
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Marietta, Georgia

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Georgia

I am a clinical psychologist who provides assessment and counseling. I specialize in ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Learning Disabilities psychological testing for children and adults. These diagnoses present a unique set of challenges that...
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Georgia

Maureen S. Bixler, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with a Master’s and Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of Georgia. She has years of experience working with children, adolescents and families in both individual and group...
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Loganville, Georgia

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Georgia

Nina Carter, APC, MA Nina graduated with her Master’s in Management with as specialization in Health Care in 2013. Returning to get her second Master’s in Counseling with a specialization in Substance Abuse from Indiana Wesleyan University in...
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Georgia

Dr. Timothy Schlairet is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY#004251), with an M.S. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, with a concentration in Health Psychology. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a...
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Duluth, Georgia

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Georgia

My name is Marsha Jackson, I am a Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor. I have over 4 years of experience helping adolescents, adults, and families. Utilizing a strength-based approach I assist with identifying personal strengths, build...
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Dunwoody, Georgia

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Georgia

Hello! I am a first generation US born. Both my parents are from the West Indies. I understand that seeking help with mental health from a clinician isn’t always well received, but I make every attempt to create a safe space and change the...
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Georgia, Texas

My clients are very high-functioning, motivated, and committed to making changes in their life and I love providing them with tools and techniques so that they can reach their potential and ultimately stop coming to therapy. I know your time and...
Heidi Sawyer
LPC 172
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Roswell, Georgia

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Georgia, Texas

Heidi graduated from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida with a Master of Science in Professional Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and Texas. Prior to her focus on mental health, she obtained her undergraduate...
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Georgia

My journey took me down several paths before I realized my love of connecting with others and building relationships was the common thread weaving all of my jobs together. I took a leap of faith and turned my passion into a career that I am both...
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Norcross, Georgia

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Georgia

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 40 years of clinical experience. My undergraduate degree is in Psychology from Miami (Ohio) University and my graduate degree is in Psychological Counseling from Georgia State University. I achieved...
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Georgia

I received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Georgia State University. Specialties include providing support for anxiety/depression, substance use recovery, identity development,...
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Peachtree City, Georgia

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Georgia

From a young age Betty has been passionate about helping others embark on their own personal journey towards healing, wholeness, and purpose. Upon receiving her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University, Betty went on to...
Donald Randall
LMFT-Supervisor, LPC, Ph.D.
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Athens, Georgia

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Georgia

I come from a variety of training backgrounds. Originally trained in pastoral work, I have added a systemic perspective as I realize everyone is influenced, positively and negatively, by their family and other relationships. I use hypnosis as a...
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Georgia, Illinois

This is a very difficult time for many individuals, couples and families. At this time our communities are being forced to practice social distancing. Our routines, habits and lives are being disrupted. If you need counseling support to manage the...
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Smyrna, Georgia

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Georgia

Life's challenges often times feel like impossible mountains that just keep getting higher. My goal is to empower each client to face life with bravery through an inviting and safe environment. By exploring your positive and negative thought...
Lauren Brown
LPC, RPT-S
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Roswell, Georgia

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Georgia

I am Lauren Brown, Owner and Therapist at Early Connections Child & Family Counseling. I specialize in providing play therapy for children as young as 2 years old, counseling for tweens & teens, and personalized support for parents in finding...
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Georgia

I am available to hold video sessions via telehealth and phone during this stressful, scary, and uncertain time. "It's a privilege to be able to bear witness to someone's story when they may not have had the chance to tell it before." - Lindy...
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Marietta, Georgia

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Georgia

In working with children, teenagers, and adults, I have found that peoples' unique qualities play a critical role in helping them acknowledge, implement, & sustain their own coping abilities. As a therapist, my mission is to help facilitate growth &...
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Atlanta , Georgia

It is my belief that progression comes from a good client-therapist relationship, so my style is non-judgmental and collaborative. My goal is to meet you wherever you are on your path to unlock your unique strengths and empower you to reach your...
Lisa Hedden
MS, APC, NCC
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Tucker, Georgia

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Georgia

Living with troubling thoughts that won't go away, feeling overwhelmed by them, and suffering fear, shame and guilt has become the norm. Ugh, why is being an adult this hard?! It’s like life is stuck on replay, just going through the motions, and...
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Georgia

I specialize in helping men transform their relationships, careers and friendships. Many of my clients work with technology or see the Internet as a major part of their lives. In my private practice I also coach and counsel parents whose children...
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Georgia, Colorado

I provide online therapy to make sessions work for you! It's hard to find time to take care of yourself. The stress of all the everyday things that go on - work, family, appointments, etc. When you get a moment to breathe, you feel guilty and wonder...

Mental Health Resources in Sandy Springs, Georgia

There are unique challenges for mental health care in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Statewide estimates say that 2.3 million Georgians live with some form of mental illness. Yet Georgia ranks 47th in the country for mental health resources. Meanwhile, the state has a significant opioid problem. It is in the top 11 states in the country for prescription opioid deaths. Sandy Springs also has a significant drug problem. Almost 15 percent of people in the greater Sandy Springs area say they use illicit drugs.

These statistics make it clear that Sandy Springs needs better outreach for mental health care resources. There are many area resources to help people get the health care they need. However, some people might not know how to go about getting treatment.

Almost 6 percent of adults in the Sandy Springs area say that they have had a depressive episode in the past year. Meanwhile, tobacco and alcohol use showed similar rates to the rest of the country. Almost 22 percent of inhabitants above the age of 12 said they used cigarettes in the last month. Almost 21 percent said they drank alcohol to excess in a month-long period.

It is relevant to look at these statistics when looking at mental health overviews in an area. Substance use is a significant factor in mental health disorders. Estimates say 37 percent of those who misuse alcohol and 53 percent of drug users have a mental disorder. Similarly, those who have existing mental conditions are more likely to abuse substances. This may be due to a desire to self-medicate or for other reasons.

Effects of Education, Divorce, Poverty, and Other Contributing Factors

The poverty rate in Sandy Springs is 11.8 percent. This is much higher than the national average. People living in poverty are both more likely to have mental health issues and less likely to seek treatment.

Divorce rates are not available for the state of Georgia. The state stopped reporting them in 2003. However, estimates claim that Georgia has one of the highest divorce rates in the country. More Georgians also marry than the U.S. average. Divorce rates in the American South are 10.2 percent for men and 11.1 percent for women. It is reasonable to assume that Georgia roughly reflects these trends. Divorce is a stressful and painful life event. It gives rise to unique needs in mental health care, such as marital and family counseling.

Sandy Springs has a high education rate. About 60.7 percent of inhabitants hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. Education rates also factor into mental health because educated people are more likely to seek care.

Mental Health Resources in Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs is home to a chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). This organization offers resources and services to people with mental health needs. It also provides public education to increase awareness of mental health crises. Through NAMI, people can access recovery and family support groups. This helps both those with mental illness and their families.

NAMI has many different programs and outreaches. They offer resources for school-age children, treatments for veterans, and a suicide hotline. There are also programs available for university students and those struggling with substances. They also offer resources for low-income housing and other government services.

There are also many public and private resources for mental health care services. Sandy Springs is home to several psychiatric hospitals, mental health programs, and counselors. There are also resources for substance abuse counseling and family and group counseling. In addition, the region has programs for education and preventative treatment.

The Challenges of Finding Mental Health Care in Sandy Springs

Many people are nervous or overwhelmed at the prospect of reaching out to a therapist. Our mental health professional directory is detailed and easy to use. We list all the therapists and counseling services in the Sandy Springs area. This makes it easy for you to contact a qualified professional that is just right for you. Many insurance companies say they can match you with a therapist. But this means you wait on them to make a decision — and do not have the freedom to choose your own counselor.

We make it easy to compare counseling services and decide which is best for you. Our comprehensive mental health directory will get you matched to a therapist in no time. Start today to match with a counselor in Sandy Springs, Georgia.