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Shannon Jackson, MS, LPC, CCTP, NCC
Specialties

Telehealth

Anxiety

Depression

Stress Management

Self-Injury

Eating Disorders

Bariatric Surgery

Postpartum and Perimenopausal Women's Health

College Stress

Life Transitions

Parenting Issues

Divorce Recovery

Self Esteem and Body Image

Parenting



Shannon is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia.  She earned a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling through a CACREP accredited graduate program at Walden University. Shannon is also a certified trauma professional. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Certification in Early Childhood Education from Breanu Women's College.  She is a member of the American Counselors Association and has been inducted into Chi Sigma Iota, an international academic and professional honor society for counselors.  Shannon comes from a background in education and was a classroom teacher for many years.  Her mission is to provide empirical based counseling techniques.
 
Shannon has many years of experience in providing counseling for individuals 18 years and up, college students, and adults suffering from a variety of emotional difficulties and/or issues.  Her areas of interest include: anxiety, depression, self-harm, eating disorders, stress management,women's issues, postpartum and perimenopausal issues, life transitions, stress and anxiety related to high school or college, parenting issues, and divorce recovery.  Shannon believes the therapeutic relationship is a critical component of client success.  Therefore, she approaches each client with empathy, respect, and congruency.   She uses a variety of techniques derived from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.   Through the therapeutic process, Shannon assists clients with converting negative, destructive, or counterproductive thought-processes and behaviors into more positive and beneficial ones.  She also works with clients on developing healthier coping skills that may be used across a spectrum of issues.

Shannon accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Healthcare.  She offers telehealth appointments and also sees clients in her Buford/Sugar Hill/Suwanee office. 

She can be reached at (470) 238-8587 or at Sjackson@gwinnettcounseling.com

 
Specialties

 

Addictions

 

Eating Disorders

 

Trauma/PTSD

 

Women's Issues

 

Family of Origin Issues

 

Self-esteem/Body Image Issues

 

Anxiety

 

Depression

Lauren Greenway, LPC, CPCS,MAC, CEDS

Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is nationally certified.  She earned her Master of Science in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University, which is a CACREP-accredited program.  She is also a Master Addiction Counselor through the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.
 
Since the start of her career, Lauren has worked in intensive treatment environments with individuals struggling with addictions, eating disorders, body image issues, trauma, and family of origin issues.  Lauren believes in empowering her clients by giving them the skills and insight necessary to navigate life in a fulfilling way.  She uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and various other insight-oriented therapies (narrative, feminist, existential) in order to guide her clients through a journey of self-discovery and personal growth.  As she sees it, it is Lauren's job to help her clients get what they want out of life and to leave old, self-destructive coping mechanisms behind.  Lauren is also qualified to perform clinical supervision for associate level therapists.
 
Lauren is in-network with Anthem/BCBS.  She will also work with you to obtain OON benefits.  You can contact her at lgreenway@gwinnettcounseling.com or 478-731-6146.

Specialties

Life Transitions

Depression

Anxiety Disorders

Women's Issues

LGBT Issues

Relationship Conflict

Parenting

 

Chassidy Stanley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia. She graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelors of Social Work and then went on to obtain her Masters of Social Work at East Carolina as well. She has worked in the counseling field for over 18 years, with the last eleven being in private practice.
Chassidy has many years of experience in helping people achieve their personal goals through the therapeutic process. She has special interest in depression, anxiety disorders, life transitions, women’s issues, LGBT issues, marriage and relationship conflict, and parenting. Chassidy’s clinical approach is unique to each person she works with, but has a strong foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focus Therapy, and Person Centered Therapy.
Chassidy sees older adolescents, adults, and couples. She is currently in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Humana.
Chassidy Stanley LCSW
Specialties

Sex Addiction

Betrayal Trauma

Sex Therapy

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Karen Barnes, MA, LMFT, LPC
 

Karen Barnes is a therapist serving the North Atlanta, Sugar Hill, and Buford area. Karen sees a variety of clients but specializes in sex addiction, betrayal trauma and sex therapy.

She is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist candidate (CSAT), Certified Clinical Partner Specialist candidate (CCPS) through APSATS, and certified sex therapist candidate from the American Board of Christian Sex Therapists.

You can schedule an appointment with Karen by calling her at 678.263.7629 or at  https://ksbarnes.com/appointments/>Book an appointment with Karen here.</a>

 
 
 
 

Lorraine Wrage, M.Ed., LPC, CST, CCPS, NCC

 

Lorraine is a nationally certified Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Georgia and Texas. She completed her graduate work at the University of North Texas (Denton), a CACREP program, where all her electives were in marriage counseling. Concurrently, she completed post-graduate studies in Sex Therapy at Richmont Graduate University (Atlanta) in conjunction with the Institute for Sexual Wholeness. Lorraine is a Certified Sex Therapist (CST) and APSATS Certified Clinical Partner Specialist (CCPS).

 

A seasoned therapist with over 12 years experience, Lorraine works only with adults. She can help with general counseling issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, grief and loss of various kinds, and growing one’s sense of self, as well as with marriage / relationship conflicts.

 

Her advanced training offers a complete line of treatment for relationship issues:

 

· Pre-engagement, pre-marital, and marriage counseling

· Sexual issues affecting a couple’s relationship

· Affair recovery

· Couples Sexual Addiction recovery

· Partner betrayal trauma recovery

· Divorce recovery

 

She knows that if both partners will invest in the process, they can enjoy a positive outcome and build a truly intimate relationship. For those who go through the trauma of a divorce, Lorraine is a compassionate professional who understands that journey. Though she is sensitive to her client’s culture and worldview, her worldview is Judeo-Christian.

 

Lorraine currently accepts private pay, and will provide a receipt that you may use to file for out-of-network benefits. For more information, visit her website at www.intimatemattersllc.com. You can reach out to Lorraine at (678) 374-2568 or email her at Lorraine@intimatemattersllc.com.

 

 

 

Julie Homrich, LPC, CPCS, PMH-C

Julie is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor in the state of Georgia and holds a Perinatal Mental Health Specialist certification. She specializes in intake assessment and referral through her nonprofit, Clear Path Counseling (link: www.clearpathcounseling.org), perinatal mental health, mood disorders, trauma recovery, supervision of providers, family of origin concerns and life transitions.  She is a certified AutPlay provider for  neurodivergent children and their families and is also trained in the SPACE model to support parents of anxious children. As a black belt and certified self defense instructor for women, Julie offers trauma-informed self defense classes (hyperlink: www.selfdefensewomen.com) for individuals seeking the next step toward embodied recovery. She facilitates trauma therapy and is trained in EMDR. As a foster parent and biological parent, Julie and her husband have a passion for supporting kids from hard places and their caregivers.  She truly believes that reaching out for support is hard enough, finding it doesn’t have to be.

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