Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Roswell, Georgia

Find a therapist in Roswell, Georgia that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Roswell to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

Regina Osime

Regina Osime, LCSW

Are you tired of feeling stuck and repeating old life patterns? Are you facing old wounds that never seem to heal? I’m here to offer you a nonjudgmental and compassionate ear to help you get through whatever you may be going through. My holistic, therapeutic approach addresses both the mind and body so that you can reach new levels of happiness and satisfaction that will affect your work, play, relationships, and health well into Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Kelly Swinyard

Kelly Swinyard, LPC

My name is Kelly Swinyard. I have served as a therapist for the past 14 years. I work in a private practice, offering therapy to clients of all ages and backgrounds. I specialize in anger disorders as well as depressive symptoms. In addition to being a Licensed Professional Counselor, I am also a certified anger management specialist. I also work regularly with clients dealing with moderate to extreme levels Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years

Keyontia White

Keyontia White, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I have been practicing in this field for 7+ years and I possess more than 10+ years of extensive work experience in the mental health field. My professional history includes working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of issues such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, relationship and family issues. My ultimate goal is to effectively and efficiently build lasting client relationships by Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Ava Griffiths

Ava Griffiths, LCSW

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and have been in the field since obtaining my Masters degree from New York University, in 2001. I have worked primarily with children and adolescents and Adults, living with mental health and or other social stressors. I have also received a 3 year Post masters certificate in Clinical implications when working with Children Adolescents and families. In my experience, I have also worked with Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 18 years

Jovica Grey

Jovica Grey, LMHC, NCC

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor who has 5+ years experience in the field of addictions and co-occurring disorders. I am also an EMDR trained therapist who work with individuals who have experienced trauma such as PTSD, complex trauma and sexual abuse. Moreover, I work with individuals, couples and families. I work with issues such as substance abuse, anxiety, depression, low self esteem, trauma, anger management, women issues, emotional disturbances and Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Ecclesia Holmes

Ecclesia Holmes, MS, LPC

Hi! My name is Ecclesia and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia. I have 5 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including residential, outpatient, correctional facility, and private practice. Although that seems like a mouthful, it simply means that I have had experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have the most experience working Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Alexanderial Jones

Alexanderial Jones, LMFT

You CAN have the life you dream of and deserve!! I have been helping my clients have exactly this for over 10 years. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I support couples, families, and individuals in creating and implementing a DOABLE game plan to achieving their desired change. By use of solution-focused techniques and CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), I assist my clients in gaining control of their response to negative thoughts, Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Dr. Vivia Hill-Silcott

Dr. Vivia Hill-Silcott, PhD, LPC, NCC

Hello! I am Dr. Vivia Hill-Silcott, I earned a PhD. in Counselor Education and Supervision. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor with over 5 years of direct counseling experience. I live in Georgia with my family, 2 dogs, and a betta fish named Vivia. I helped clients who suffer with anxiety, stress management, depression, identity intersectionality, grief, and trauma. I have spent many years working with college students, Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Jessica Slash

Jessica Slash, LCSW

Welcome! My name is Jessica Slash and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have spent most my adult life working in human services, which has resulted in 17 years of experience working with people from all walks of life, each with their own unique story and experiences. My approach provides a safe, accepting, and non-judgmental space for you to come to your own conclusions about how to live your best life, and Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Laura King

Laura King, LPC, NCC

My name is Laura King, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) located in Georgia. I received a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Columbus State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of North Georgia. I have over 10 years of experience in the field of mental health counseling in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as within the prison system. Throughout my years as a therapist, I Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Roswell, Georgia

The beautiful Chattahoochee River passes through Roswell, Georgia. Natives and tourists alike enjoy the recreation areas, parks, and nature surrounding the flowing water. Besides the beautiful outdoors, there is a lot of history to explore in the old city, including Bulloch Hall, Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center, and Archibald Smith Plantation Home.

Despite the beauty of the area, many of the almost 94,000 citizens suffer from mental and emotional health problems. With a median income of $85,000, but a cost of living 38 points over the national average, poverty is a problem in the city. Those living in poverty are at an increased risk for mental disorders, a reality that is visible in Roswell.

Moreover, Mental Health America (MHA) ranked Georgia number 34 based on several factors surrounding access to health care, insurance, and incarcerations. Many disorders frequently affect the citizens of Roswell, Georgia.

  • Depression
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Substance abuse disorder
  • Suicide

Unfortunately, the psychological struggles are rampant among youth. Relatedly, drugs have become a problem in the entire state, especially among the children and teens. Diversity and sex also contribute to the mental concerns of the city. Lastly, though resources are available, there is a lack of treatment among the individuals who most need help.

Youth, Drugs, and Suicide

The numbers continually rise for youth with mental struggles in Roswell, Georgia. Alongside the increasing psychological problems, 6 out of 10 young people with major depression do not receive any treatment.

Aside from depression, the young people of Roswell and the state of Georgia battle drugs and addictions. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) found that almost 9% of the youth aged 12 to 17 in Georgia used illicit drugs in the past month. The state is also one of the top eleven places in the United States for opioid deaths. Atlanta, the major city in the same county as Roswell, has a larger percentage of illicit drug use, substance use disorder, and binge alcohol use than Georgia as a whole.

In 2010, suicide was found to be the second leading cause of death among children aged 12 to 17. Later, in 2014, over 10,000 people committed suicidal behaviors in Georgia, resulting in death, hospitalization, or an emergency room visit. Most recently, over 25,000 students in Georgia reported that they attempted suicide and over 55,000 reported that they considered taking their own lives.

Diversity and Sex

Health disparities increase the mental health concerns among minority groups in the state. Georgia is very diverse; however, different races are disproportionately affected by poverty, suicide, health behaviors, and care.

  • Poverty: The rate of poverty is over 23% for African Americans and over 21% for Hispanic/Latinos, versus only 8% for white Americans.
  • Suicide: Almost 4.5% of deaths were caused by suicide among Hispanic/Latino men, whereas only about 2.5% of deaths were caused by suicide among white Americans.
  • Health behaviors: White Americans receive more recommended exercise than Hispanic/Latino children. A lack of physical activity increases the depression risk.
  • Care: The largest group of uninsured Georgians is the Hispanic/Latinos at 20%, and the next largest group is the African Americans at 13% uninsured. A lack of insurance increases the difficulty of receiving treatment.

Additionally, a study found that female sex contributes significantly to the risk of post traumatic stress disorder and generalized anxiety disorder in Georgia. In Roswell, males earn 1.55 times the income of females, a possible mechanism for increased poverty and mental health concerns among women in Georgia.

Lack of Treatment and Consequences

Though there are many resources and therapists eager to treat psychological disorders, various barriers make it difficult for the people who need help to get it. Barriers include low perceived need and a desire to handle problems alone. Of adults with a diagnosable disorder, less than 1/3 receive treatment. Half of mental illnesses begin at age 14, yet only about 50% of children with mental and emotional concerns received mental health services in a given year.

One result of lack of treatment is a concern that is already rampant in Roswell: suicide. Suicide correlates strongly with preceding mental illness, especially in children. A look at the past life of youth who have committed suicide reveals a preexisting mental condition in over 90% of children who took their own lives.

Changing the Outcome

Mental health struggles do not have to end in suicide and death. E-Counseling’s therapist directory provides a comprehensive list of trusted professionals in Roswell, Georgia. Therapists are licensed in depression, addiction, ADHD, and more. Find an affordable counselor in Roswell, today.