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Family Therapists Atlanta | Atlanta Marriage Counselor | Atlanta Family Counselor | Marriage Therapists Atlanta

Family Therapists Atlanta | Marriage Counselor | Family Counselor | Marriage Therapist Atlanta

 Family Therapists Atlanta | Atlanta Marriage Counselor | Atlanta Family Counselor | Marriage Therapists Atlanta

Please call me before you call anywhere else in the Atlanta area, so that we can talk about what you should expect from your therapist and from therapy (404) 698-3699. I look forward to speaking to you.

Evening Appointments are Available!

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Family Therapy

Licensed Professional Family and Marriage Therapist| Licensed Professional Family and Marriage Counselor

Family members don’t have to be a part of the problem when someone is having difficulty, but they are often part of the solution.

The work I do is solution-focused. No one ever leaves my office, even the first time, without some ideas as to how to begin to solve whatever problem brought them to see me.

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Marriage Counseling

Atlanta Marriage Counseling | Marriage Counselor Atlanta

Married for thirty-six years, I have my own live laboratory as to what works and what is less likely to work in marriage. 

I also have had it proven to me that marriage is a set of skills and not about being “in love” or “not in love”.

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Depression Therapy Atlanta | Depression Therapist Atlanta

Some People Self-medicate!

Many people know about anti-depressants. However, did you know that there are some non-medical ways to treat this problem that work quite well.

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Universal Truths

Universal Truths

People who don’t know when they do wrong, can’t learn to do anything right.

Behavior is purposeful.  Think about the purpose behind what you see.

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Self Improvement

Self Improvement Therapy Atlanta | Self Improvement Counseling Atlanta

People often come to see me with problems with saying “no”, wanting to please others to an extreme, not liking themselves, and being unhappy with who they are or what they are doing in life.

I believe the first issue is to understand when these feeling began, for how long, and what has already been done about it. 

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Anger Management

Anger Management Therapy | Anger Management Counseling Atlanta

Everybody feels anger.  The question becomes to what intensity and what you can do about it.

It is useful to learn to separate what we feel from what we do. This is part of being an adult.

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Atlanta Divorce Counseling | Divorce Therapist Atlanta

Sometimes people arrive in therapy too late to save the marriage.

What is important is that people learn the skills to stay together-not to live in misery, but to live lives that contain joy and commitment that make good models for children to follow.

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Stepfamilies Issues | Stepfamilies Problems | Stepfamilies Help

I was the advisor to the Step-family Association of Atlanta while it was here. This lasted several years.

I live in a step-family so I know how hard it can be and have been very effective at helping people in step-families to straighten things out.

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Loss of a Loved One

Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One Therapy Atlanta

It can be painful and
heartbreaking to watch a loved one decline.

The alternatives of sudden loss may, in some ways, be easier on the survivors but the shock waves of sudden loss are equally tragic.

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Troubled Children

Dealing with Troubled Children Counseling Atlanta

Children need team parenting and consistency. In our hectic world, these skills are often hard to do.

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Anxiety Disorder

Atlanta Anxiety Disorder | Anxiety Attacks | Social Anxiety Attacks Atlanta

So, what makes the difference between normal and abnormal anxiety?

Some anxiety is good for us.  It motivates us to do things that need doing.

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Learn Positive Parenting Counseling Atlanta

Often in our busy world, it is difficult to be a consistent team when raising children.

When parents disagree about how to deal with children, the parents wind up fighting while the children go off to do as they please.

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Addiction in the Family

Addiction in the Family

Coupling and parenting become irresponsible.

Drugs and alcohol interfere with everyone’s relationships when either or both are present in families–alcohol in excess and drugs at all.

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Overcoming Infidelity

Overcoming Infidelity | Surviving Infidelity | Marriage Infidelity Atlanta

Many people believe that there is no return from infidelity but I do not find this to be the case.

Unlike a broken egg, things can be put back together. Most people are surprised and pleased with the outcome.

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Learning Good Effective Communication Skills Atlanta

I think this word gets  over-used without explicit understanding of “how” to say “what” to “whom”. 

I am teaching people who see me the “foreign language” of how to speak to each other in ways that promote conversation instead of shutting it down.

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Effective Hiring

Effective Hiring & Conflict Resolution

A company can save money if they know how to read people!

Did you know that the configuration of relationships in a family is very much like the configuration of relationships in a company. They are both “systems”.

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