Therapists in Brookhaven, GA and Nearby Locations

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Joy Freilich
MA, LPC, LMHC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

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....
Emily Ferrara
LPC, Ph.D., MA
In-Person Sessions:

Atlanta, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Life is anything but Simple. Simplify Life provides excellent service in a few key areas of counseling, primarily for anxiety and depression, as these are at the root of many other issues addressed in counseling. Let our team of licensed...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Katie Hevesi is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor (APC, NCC ) specializing in the treatment of individuals with eating disorders, disordered eating, body image concerns, depression and anxiety, and...
Mark D. Ackerman
Licensed Psychologist, Ph.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Atlanta, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia, Florida

Virtual/video and telephone therapy appointments are available for extended hours during COVID-19 outbreak- Please e-mail: DrMark1@bellsouth.net or call office: 770-396-2206 I have expertise treating addiction, intimacy/sex disorders and various...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Kendal Gerold
LPC, NCC, CAADC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Do you feel unhappy, dissatisfied, or disinterested with your life? Are you exhausted from always overthinking and worrying about things? Perhaps you don't recognize yourself anymore. Maybe things have felt hard for you for a long time, but you...
Cameron Wooten
LMFT, L.P.C
In-Person Sessions:

Peachtree City, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Whether you are struggling with a particular issue or just can't shake the feeling that there is more to life, there is help. I provide a variety of services, including: individual, marital, and family counseling. My areas of expertise include:...
Maria Soler
MS, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Atlanta, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Maria G. Soler earned her degree in Psychology in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1992. She also obtained a graduate diploma in Personality, Emotional, and Eating Disorders at the University of Valencia, Spain. In the USA, Maria got her Master of Arts...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

I graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Social Work in 2010 and Master's of Social Work (MSW) in 2012 from The University of Washington in Seattle, with a focus on psychotherapy, forensic social work, and trauma. Since moving...
Anne Moss
Ed.D., MA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia, North Carolina

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor who would like to help you achieve meaningful change, find balance, and feel better. I work with adults and adolescents who may be facing challenging situations regarding relationships, social issues,...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Cheryl Francis
LPC-Supervisor 1
In-Person Sessions:

Austell, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Cheryl A. Francis, LPC, CPCS, is the owner of The Heart Matters Wellness Services LLC, a full-service counseling agency. At The Heart Matters Wellness Services, LLC, she offers compassionate, therapeutic services to individuals and families desiring...
Donald Randall
LMFT-Supervisor, LPC, Ph.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Athens, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Bertrina Olivia West Al-Mahdi
LMHC, LPC 172, Ph.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Johns Creek, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Dr. West is a Licensed International Psychologist, Coach, and Consultant. She specializes in the area of systematic trauma, regulating emotional distress, helping individuals reach their personal and professional goals, minority and race-based...
In-Person Sessions:

Cumming, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

If you’re going to place trust in your psychologist it only seems fair that you have some basis for making that decision by knowing something about that person. I earned my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University and my...
In-Person Sessions:

Dunwoody, Georgia

Sue Tutty is a LCSW specializing in individual therapy and maintains a private practice in Dunwoody, Georgia. With 27 years of experience as a social worker and as a graduate of University of Georgia specializing as a generalist social worker she...
Heidi Sawyer
LPC 172
In-Person Sessions:

Roswell, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Majonica Askew
LPC 172, MA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

As a COUNSELOR and CHRISTIAN, I love helping children and adults create a life that works and look forward to the future. I BELIEVE that we all need someone to talk with who will really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment. I provide my...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
In-Person Sessions:

Duluth, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and have been practicing since 2013. I am originally from Cleveland but have called Georgia home for many years. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University Honors Program with a degree in...
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Alpharetta, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
In-Person Sessions:

Dunwoody, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
In-Person Sessions:

Atlanta, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Joe Turner works with adults from all walks of life. Straight or gay, mainstream or alternative, spiritual or skeptic, sometimes it's good to have assistance. In a therapeutic conversation, we can find buried tangles that dull your satisfaction and...

An Overview of Mental Health in Brookhaven, Georgia

Brookhaven, Georgia is a city that has grown over nine percent between 2010-2018. It is a relatively new area; however, it is now the largest city in Dekalb County. It includes a variety of recreational parks, shopping areas and other points of interest that draw in people from all over the state. While the average weather temperatures are pleasant, the city’s pollution rates are some of the highest in that area, at 294 percent worse than the rest of the nation. Other issues, such as a lack of insurance and transportation issues, may prevent individuals in Brookhaven from getting attention for mental problems that include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Finding a therapist may help these individuals, who may not be aware of services in the area.

Mental Health Concerns in Brookhaven

Nearly 20 percent of citizens in Brookhaven live without health insurance, despite coverage being available through some of the area’s jobs, which include construction, wholesale and education sectors. Unemployment rates are low; however, the poverty rate is slightly higher than the rest of the nation. Other conditions that could trigger mental health problems in this area include:

  • A higher rate of pay for men when compared to women
  • Physical disabilities
  • A low doctor-to-patient ratio for mental health issues
  • An imbalance of racial diversity in the population of the city

It may be that some Brookhaven residents who suffer from mental illness do not have the means to travel to a clinic or therapist, and those who are veterans may not be aware that symptoms such as depression, anxiety or who have certain triggers point to any kind of serious problems. Others may be too embarrassed to seek help or are unsure if they need assistance.

Other Mental Health Factors in Brookhaven

There is a relatively low percentage of people over the age of 65 in Brookhaven, at just over nine percent. However, some of these senior citizens may be living in poverty and cannot afford mental health care. Advancing age, loneliness and degenerative diseases may all contribute to the development of depression.

The high cost of living in Brookhaven may also contribute to mental health issues among its citizens. The cost of homes, rent, utilities and transportation are higher than the rest of the nation, with rent and mortgages being some of the most costly. This can lead to financial stress and anxiety when paying these bills becomes an issue. In addition, some citizens may chalk these feelings up to life’s daily stressors and not recognize that they need help until depression and anxiety begins to affect their jobs, marriages and personal lives.

Immediate Mental Health Resources in Brookhaven

Citizens in Brookhaven who are having serious struggles with their mental health can reach out and find immediate help, especially if they feel they may harm themselves. Assistance may be no more than a phone call or a keyboard stroke away:

Internet resources may be helpful for those who do not feel comfortable speaking to someone over the phone. Many chat sites are available nationwide and are accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Many of the websites can be accessed via computer, mobile phone or tablet, making it easier than ever to find help for poor mental health, no matter where individuals are.

Finding a Therapist in Brookhaven

In many cases, the mental health of those suffering from depression and other problems usually cannot improve unless they enter therapy and discover the root of the issue. Local clinics in the city and in nearby Atlanta are available for anyone who wants to find a path to better mental health:

  • Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals of Brookhaven 678-820-7830
  • Skyland Trail 866-528-9593
  • Dorothy C. Faqua Center 404-315-8333
  • Act2Change Therapy & Wellness Center 404-565-4616

Potential patients can call the numbers above to determine what types of insurance, if any, are accepted at these locations and what kind of services they offer. Public transportation may be available if it is necessary for individuals who need to travel to Atlanta for assistance.

Financial issues, poverty and other types of strife can trigger mental health issues for citizens in Brookhaven, but it is never too late. Reach out today and take back control of your life.