Counseling

be your higher self

mental health counseling

Traditional and alternative mental health counseling services are available to meet the needs of adults, adolescents, couples and families. Evidence based interventions are tailored to help clients meet their specific goals and restore emotional and mental health.

counseling services

emotional challenges
Depression
Anxiety
Anger
Abusive relationships
self-improvement
Weight loss
Insomnia
Pain Management
Self-care
Relaxation
Substance abuse
Recovery
relationships
Family therapy
Parenting struggles
Step-families
Self-care
Separation & divorce issues
Communication
Family of origin issues
trauma
Coping strategies
Emotional regulation
Intrusive thoughts
support - to be treated with dignity and respect.
homework - may consist of trying new behaviors, art therapy, mindfulness practices or suggested readings.
results - a reduction in the frequency, intensity, or duration of the "problematic" symptoms.

how the sessions work

THE SESSIONS
initial assessment
  • The main goal is to identify the true nature of your problem or concern and define the goals of treatment.
  • Obtain relevant information which may include; health, relationships, self-care, stress level, current coping skills.
follow up sessions
  • Interventions are developed and driven by the goals you wish to obtain.
  • Common interventions may include changing destructive thought processes, learning relationship skills, improving self-care, or changing behaviors.
cost & structure

  • Initial assessment: $150/90 minute session
  • Follow up sessions: $115/55 minute session
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    video and phone sessions
    • Video and phone sessions are a preferred way to access mental health care due to the flexibility and convenience.
    • Telemental health expands the availability of services. Clients from anywhere in the state of Georgia may access our telemental health services.
    appointment scheduling
    • For you convenience we offer both Saturday and Sunday appointments.
    • Call or Email us to discuss availability and to schedule your appointment. Most appointments can be scheduled the same or next day.
    • Diane Chrestman, LCSW, DCEP, CcHT

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