About

 

Michelle Hession, LCSW

Revealing your vulnerabilities to a therapist can be a difficult task, but I believe you will find me to be empathetic, honest and easy to talk to. Every part of you will be welcome.

My mission is to provide you with a warm, nonjudgmental space for you to work, explore, create and move towards reaching your goals. We will work collaboratively to resolve your current challenges. My approach to therapy is spiritually and culturally sensitive, and tailored to meet your needs.  I love working with couples, blended families, stepparents, women overcoming a narcissistic partner and singles trying to figure out how to get the relationship they want.

Originally from Louisiana, I have been a resident of Georgia since 2007. My social work experience includes the school system setting as well as several community counseling agencies and the non-profit sector. Since 2012 I have worked as the Clinical Care Director and primary psychotherapist for Key Counseling Group, focusing on making sure our clinicians are the best fit for you and meeting your needs! 

 

Think we might be a good fit? Contact me today for a free consultation to learn more about how we can work together.

Education

M.S.W., Master of Social Work, Louisiana State University, 2007

B.A., Education, Nicholls State University, 1998

License

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, State of Georgia, 2011-Present

Licensed Tele-Mental Health Provider, State of Florida, 2020-Present

You are not broken, you are breaking through. 

- Alex Myles

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Michelle is a certified Prepare-Enrich facilitator for premarital counseling.

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Michelle has completed level I and level II of the Gottman Method Trainings.

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Michelle has completed the EFT externship.

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Michelle has completed the Stepfamily Certification Seminar and is one of only 3 certified therapists in Georgia.

 

Everyone needs help, but they also need a place to reflect on their life and be accepted unconditionally. I take great pride in providing that environment. Someone did that for me and it transformed my life.

With experience in palliative care, both in hospice and my own father's journey with dementia, I have a unique set of skills to whole heartedly guide clients through the most challenging  of circumstances.

I apply integrative approaches to grief and loss treatment focused on navigating through difficult life transitions while also improving ones self-esteem and feelings of self-worth. I also have extensive training in dignity therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy as well as supporting care-takers through mindful self compassion. Reach out, I would be honored to work with you on your journey.

 

Think we might be a good fit? Contact me today for a free consultation to learn more about how we can work together.

Chris Dorsey, LMSW

Education

M.S.W., Master of Social Work, Kennesaw State University, 2019

M.B.A., Mercer University, 2001

B.A., Birmingham Southern College, 1996

License

Licensed Masters Social Worker, LMSW, State of Georgia, 2019-Present

- Art Williams

 I'm not telling you it's going to be easy. I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.

Chris has been trained in Internal Family Systems therapeutic approach.

Chris is a Certified Grief Counselor.

Chris has completed training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Lindsay Harris, LCSW

 

Whether you are feeling overwhelmed by motherhood, facing infertility struggles, seeking parenthood as an LGBTQ member or struggling with your sexual orientation, going through an adoption process or fighting to keep your head above water with depression and anxiety, please consider letting me help you make sense of your thoughts, behaviors and emotions.

As a mother of two, I personally can relate to the struggle of trying to get pregnant and having your dreams dashed month after month.  I also understand and clearly remember the sleep-deprived, lonely and overwhelming days of life with an infant.  I know it is easy to feel lost in the mundane cycle of caring for your baby.  Although your heart feels so full of love, your personal needs can feel depleted during this time.  It is okay to take some time for yourself, and therapy can be one of those self-care steps that help you along this transition period.

As your therapist, I will help you navigate life’s frustrations, disappointments and adjustments.  I provide a caring, comfortable environment where you can feel safe to open-up.  Vulnerability can be scary, but my goal is to give you the time and space to lean into that vulnerability in order to find healing and peace. I would be honored to walk alongside you as a source of support and guidance. 

 

Think we might be a good fit? Contact me today for a free consultation to learn more about how we can work together.

Education

M.S.W., Master of Social Work, Florida State University, 2009

B.S.W., Bachelor of Social Work, Southeastern University, 2006

License

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, State of Georgia, 2019-Present

Licensed Tele-Mental Health Provider, State of Florida, 2020-Present

Courage Starts with Showing up and letting ourselves  be seen

- Brene Brown

Lindsay has her certificate in Infertility from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Lindsay has completed her Maternal Mental Health Intensive Certificate.

Anna Beilman, APC, NCC

Under directed experience and supervision of Dr. Dan Sartor, Psychologist, PSY3621

At the core of a healthy life is the ability to form close attachments and maintain satisfying relationships. If you are finding it challenging to do so you may benefit from the therapeutic relationship. Therapy provides an opportunity to share your life experiences and explore relational patterns and styles.

Described by my clients as caring and compassionate, I am a therapist who believes in supporting my clients to become the best version of themselves. I am supportive and accepting of who you are and who you would like to be. I am a firm believer in a holistic approach to therapy- healing comes through treating an individual’s mind, body, and soul.

Working through a cognitive behavioral and attachment lens I am a trauma-informed therapist who works best with adults struggling with anxiety, addiction, and trauma. I am also a practitioner of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). I have experience in a variety of mental health settings, including residential, partial hospitalization, individual therapy and group therapy.

 

Think we might be a good fit? Contact me today for a free consultation to learn more about how we can work together.

 

Education

M.A., Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Richmont Graduate University, 2021

B.A., Psychology, Christian Counseling,

Liberty University, 2016

Beneath every behavior there is a Feeling. And beneath each feeling is a Need. And when we meet that need rather than focus on the behavior, we begin to deal with the Cause, not the symptom.

- Ashleigh Warner 

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Anna has completed Level 1 and Level 2 of EMDR Training.

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Anna is a  National Certified Counselor

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Anna has completed her Graduate Certificate in Trauma Counseling.

Lauren Buongiovanni, EdS, ABSNP

Under directed experience and clinical supervision of Brandy Rogers, LPC, CPCS, LPC006397.

Life and relationships ebb and flow constantly, which can leave us in need of someone to support a process of discovery and healing. Through this process, we are better able to navigate the unexpected twists and turns that make up our complicated lives. 

I am warm, supportive, knowledgeable and accepting of people as they are and want to be. I’m a believer in self-determination; you have the tools within you to determine your best path. I approach the therapeutic process from a systemic perspective; changing yourself results in changes around you. 

I grew up as one of 4 children living in the Midwest. I moved as a young adult to Los Angeles where I lived for many years before relocating to Atlanta. I’m a life-long learner and an avid observer of human behavior to this day.

My ideal clients are teens and their families. I have earned a specialty in school  neuropsychology and trauma. I also welcome individuals and couples who want to strengthen their relationships through therapy or relationship coaching. I am a practitioner of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and utilize Gottman and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples. 

Think we might be a good fit? Contact me today for a free consultation to learn more about how we can work together.

 

Education

Clinical Residency, Systemic Marriage and Family Therapy, Antioch University New England, 2020

Ed.S., School Psychology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2005

M.A., Psychology, Pepperdine University, 1999

B.S., Vocational Education, Southern Illinois University, 1998

B.S., Foreign Language, Spanish,  University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2009

One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.

Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.


- Abraham Maslow

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Lauren is a Certified School Psychologist in Georgia, Tennessee, and Washington.

Lauren is a Clinical Certified Trauma Practitioner by the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children.

Lauren is a Diplomate for the American Board of School Neuropsychology.

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Lauren has completed level I of the Gottman Method Training.

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Lauren is a certified Prepare-Enrich facilitator for premarital counseling.

Additionally, Lauren completed trainings in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Evolving Strategic and Structural Brief Family Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Psychotherapy.

 

Sharon Randolph, MA, ABDMFT

Under directed experience and clinical supervision of  Monique Willis, PHD, LMFT, CA50117

Your current experience does not define who you are. Your life has meaning and purpose. There is a power within you seeking to create the life you want, you just need the appropriate tools to create it. Let's work together to identify the best tools for you to live a full and purposeful life.

 

I enjoy collaborating with clients seeking to design the best pathway to eliminate barriers to achieving their desired goals. I am gifted in various healing modalities including yoga, doula care, and meditation. Through my training in marriage and family therapy, I am able to recognize patterns of behaviors and help clients identify potential hindrances for healing, growth, and transformation.

 

I have experience working with Cognitive -Behavioral Techniques (CBT) as well as Emotional-Focused Therapy (EFT). As your therapist, it is my goal to create a safe space for you to receive empathic and reflective listening, allowing an opportunity for you to be open, authentic, and reflective. I am here to empower and inspire you to create the changes you are seeking for your life. 

Think we might be a good fit? Contact me below for a free consultation to learn more about how we can work together.

Education

A.B.D.,  Marriage and Family Therapy, Antioch University
New England, 2014

M.A., Psychology, Kean University, 2012

When we are no longer able to change a  situation,

We are challenged to change ourselves.

-Viktor E. Frankl

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Sharon is a certified Registered Yoga Teacher

Sharon is certified by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

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Sharon has completed training in Emotion Focused Therapy