Brookhaven, Georgia Therapists

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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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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....
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Chamblee, Georgia

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Georgia

From a young age, I found myself engaged in conversations with adults and finding those much more interesting than the ones my peers were having. I began to notice that I was a person people came to- for advice, for comfort, and for simple presence....
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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...
Jason Bussey
MA, CLC
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Dunwoody, Georgia

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Georgia

Are you happy? Do you have questions that you just can’t seem to answer? Is there a feeling of disconnection or distraction? Do you feel like a spectator in your own life? These questions and many more face us all…. maybe more succinctly put...
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Dunwoody, Georgia

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Georgia

the first step in improving your mental well-being. When working with an individual, I understand that life can be a very turbulent experience, full of unexpected twists, turns, and difficulties. However, it does not have to be negative. I am a firm...
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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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Decatur, Georgia

As a licensed psychotherapist, I work primarily with adults suffering from High-Functioning Anxiety & Depression, recovering from Addiction, Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) and individuals and couples working through Relationship Challenges. I...
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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...
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Georgia, California

I’m a licensed clinical therapist And health educator in Georgia, Massachusettes, California and New Jersey. I’m ready to support you on your journey towards healing. Struggling with a chronic health issues, depression or anxiety? I’m here to...
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Decatur, Georgia

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Georgia

Emotions can feel really overwhelming at times. When they interfere with our relationships, they become even more problematic. For some people, this happens more frequently than for others. I enjoy helping people with navigating their intense...
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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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Decatur, Georgia

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Georgia

I work alongside you to help you manage anxiety, depression, stress, and the challenges of daily living. I specialize in work with those who have experienced trauma and help clients build upon their internal resilience and strengths. I also help...
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...
Michelle Shlafman
MS, LAPC, DCEP
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Tucker, Georgia

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Georgia

Michelle Shlafman has a Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Stetson University. She is a Psychotherapist practicing under the supervision of Laurie Patrice, LPC, BCPC, CPCS. Michelle has a solid foundational background in...
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Atlanta, Georgia

A solution focused therapist, specializing in anxiety and depression, here to help you fulfill your potential and desires for life, love, career, and education. I offer therapeutic counselling to get teens and adults through tough life choices and...
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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...
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California, Georgia

My name is Dr. Mesha Ellis. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist who provides individual, couple, and family treatment services. I have been practicing for over 15 years. I have co-authored several peer-reviewed...
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...
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Georgia

I have been a practicing Licensed Professional Counseling for 15 years, both in an institutional setting and private practice. My clients' concerns have included Depression, Anxiety, Mood disorders, Life Transitions and Women's Issues. My ideal...
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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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Atlanta, Georgia

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Georgia

My areas of clinical focus are around men's issues and with members of the LGBTQ community. I'm committed to providing a safe and affirming environment where you can process your feelings, no matter how difficult or uncomfortable. I'm not the kind...
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Georgia

As human beings, we often find ourselves wanting more freedom, or perhaps wanting more purpose in our lives, or craving a sense of inner peace. Other times, we find ourselves caught up in difficult and challenging relationships in our personal lives...
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Atlanta, Georgia

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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.