About Counseling Services of Atlanta, LLC

Counseling Available for: Addiction, Relationships, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, PTSD & More

Mr. Anthony FoleyTherapist

Mr. Anthony Foley

If you need to be heard and validated for your emotions and your dreams about life, Anthony will listen and respond to you. He has provided counseling for all ages for more than ten years. He works with families, couples, adults and children on a wide range of issues including relationships, addiction, anger, school issues, behavior, ADHD, and the autism spectrum. If he can help, he will help. He has become centralized in his many approaches to therapy, including the area of process experiential work. Emotion-focused therapy spans across many issues and brings clarity to those who move through the day trying to make sense of their own role in personal struggles and relationship challenges. Anthony is willing to go with you into your own way of living and being in the world, as a confidential and attentive source of encouragement and support.

Ms. Lakeisha VarnerTherapist, Counselor

Ms. Lakeisha Varner
Therapist, Counselor

Therapist Lakeisha Varner is a strengths-based, solution-focused, holistic and empathic LPC, with a mission to guide individuals with Mental illness/Addictive Diseases through the recovery process so that they find wellness and can live a life well lived. She believes in the power of a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship. It is within this relationship that growth and change occur. Lakeisha is here to partner with you and coach you through life’s challenges and celebrate your personal victories. Lakeisha utilizes a variety of treatment modalities which include DBT skills, CBT, brief solution-focused, trauma-focused, and family systems. Lakeisha has worked in various settings (prison, acute hospitals, outpatient clinics, residential treatment facilities) providing Individual, Group, Couples, and Family therapy. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, transitional age youth, and adults with depression, anger issues, mood disorders, anxiety/stress disorders, impulse control disorders, ADHD, grief/loss, trauma/abuse, and suicidal/self-injurious behaviors. She treats the following issues: ADHD, Addiction, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Codependency, Developmental Disorders, Domestic Abuse, Drug Abuse, Eating Disorders, Entitlement, Grief, Infidelity, Obesity, Oppositional Defiance, Peer Relationships, Self Esteem, Sleep or Insomnia, Substance Abuse, Teen Violence, Weight Loss, Academic Underachievement, Adoption, Behavioral Issues, Chronic Impulsivity, Coping Skills, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Infertility, Life Coaching, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self-Harming, Spirituality, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma and PTSD, Impulse Control Disorders, Personality Disorders, Mood Disorders, Thinking Disorders, Bisexual Issues, Lesbian Issues, Gay Issues, and Transsexual Issues. She has weekend hours!

Ms. Kristell EngramTherapist, Counselor (Spanish)

Ms. Kristell Engram
Therapist, Counselor (Spanish)

Therapist Kristell Engram is a Licensed Associate in Marriage and Family Therapy and is in the process of becoming a Registered Play Therapist. She provides counseling in Spanish or English for ages 3-99. She has evening and weekend hours. Kristell received her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2012 from Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kristell is experienced and passionate about working with young children and their families on various issues including behavioral, academics, mood, and attachment concerns. Kristell also has experience working with individuals, especially women struggling with eating disorders, self-esteem issues, anxiety, postpartum depression, and parenting concerns; she can also provide guidance for those dealing with life-stage changes. Kristell also enjoys working with couples and helping them navigate through relational issues as well as assisting them in premarital counseling. As a marriage and family therapist, Kristell had the opportunity to work with different populations struggling with various issues. She has worked at an all-female eating disorder facility outpatient setting working with children that struggled with behavioral issues, attachment problems, school concerns, and other issues. Kristell currently works at a non-profit agency working with children, families, and couples who need guidance in various aspects of their lives. Kristell encourages a collaborative therapeutic alliance to help clients in their journey towards change and healing. She focuses on helping clients navigate through challenging times and assist clients in creating new, healthy, and fulfilling experiences. Kristell is committed to creating a safe environment that is non-judgmental and warm in order to allow clients to openly share their concerns. Kristell believes that each client is unique, therefore she uses an integrative approach to meet the client’s needs. She has been extensively trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and play therapy. Ultimately, Kristell is committed to the client’s personal growth and change in order to improve their whole being. Counseling in Spanish is also available. Kristell practices under the direction of Kathryn Truax, LPC and the clinical supervision of Trudy Post-Sprunk, LMFT, LPC, RPTS, EMDR

Ms. Yvonne StrohlTherapist, Counselor

Ms. Yvonne Strohl
Therapist, Counselor

Therapist Yvonne Strohl is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience helping teens and adults reach a higher level of personal health. While she treats a wide variety of issues, she has a focus on depression, bipolar, seniors, gay and lesbian issues, and women’s issues. She is also skilled at DBT. Yvonne also has evening hours!

Ms. Chandra BlakelyTherapist, Counselor

Ms. Chandra Blakely
Therapist, Counselor

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor treating clients of all ages and I have evening and weekend hours! I have a Master's degree in Psychology, specializing in Professional Counseling, and a Master's Degree in Forensic Psychology. I have over 17 years of comprehensive experience providing Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Person-Centered counseling across the lifespan, from ages 3-99. My services have primarily been focused on providing individual, couples and family counseling to both children and adults. I have extensive experience in providing assessments and counseling to youth at risk of being placed out of home due to oppositional and aggressive behaviors. My particular passion is working with children and adolescents whose behavioral challenges are exacerbated by a history of physical and/ or sexual abuse. In my practice, I aim to make you feel accepted. I aim to instill hope and reassurance that no matter your current problems, with hard work things can and will get better! Specialties and Issues Treated: Child or Adolescent Family Conflict Sexual Abuse ADHD Alzheimer's Antisocial Personality Asperger's Syndrome Behavioral Issues Borderline Personality Codependency Depression Divorce Domestic Violence Emotional Disturbance Intellectual Disability Life Coaching Oppositional Defiance Peer Relationships Self Esteem Sleep or Insomnia Teen Violence Women's Issues Academic Underachievement Anger Management Anxiety Autism Bipolar Disorder Chronic Impulsivity Coping Skills Developmental Disorders Domestic Abuse Dual Diagnosis Grief Learning Disabilities Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD) Parenting Relationship Issues Self-Harming Suicidal Ideation Trauma and PTSD Dissociative Disorders Impulse Control Disorders Personality Disorders Thinking Disorders Elderly Persons Disorders Mood Disorders Psychosis Bisexual Issues Lesbian Issues Gay Issues HIV / AIDS Clients Veterans Treatment Approach: Art Therapy Attachment-based Coaching Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) Eclectic Emotionally Focused Expressive Arts Family / Marital Family Systems Forensic Psychology Integrative Intervention Motivational Interviewing Person-Centered Play Therapy Psychodynamic Psychological Testing and Evaluation Sand Play Trauma Focused

Ms. Nancy MobleyTherapist, Counselor

Ms. Nancy Mobley
Therapist, Counselor

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 30 years of experience helping youth, teens, adults, and couples who aspire to a higher level of comprehensive personal health. While I treat a wide variety of issues, I also have a focus on depression, bipolar, seniors, LGBT, and women’s issues. I am skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strength-Focused Therapy, and Rational Thinking Therapy (Rational Emotive) to treat all problems, with a special focus in addiction treatment. I also have evening and weekend hours! I have extensive experience in working with substance abusers and family members. I counsel with teens and adults of the LGBT community. I have a special interest in counseling burned-out, wounded church members, pastors and spouses, especially those in transition. Specialities and Issues Treated: Depression Bipolar Disorder Women’s Issues ADHD Addiction Alcohol Abuse Anger Management Anxiety Behavioral Issues Child or Adolescent Chronic Pain Chronic Relapse Codependency Coping Skills Divorce Domestic Abuse Domestic Violence Drug Abuse Dual Diagnosis Family Conflict Grief Infidelity Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Oppositional Defiance Self Esteem Peer Relationships Sleep or Insomnia Sexual Abuse Parenting Substance Abuse Trauma and PTSD Teen Violence Elderly Persons Disorders Mood Disorders Bisexual Issues Gay Issues Lesbian Issues

Ms. Cecilia HamillTherapist, and Life Coach

Ms. Cecilia Hamill
Therapist, and Life Coach

Therapist Cecilia has a wide lens perspective concerning therapy. It is essential to treat the whole person (mind, body, spirit). She believes in holistic considerations, particularly when addressing addiction. There are many ways to channel life’s challenges, stressors and traumas. It is imperative to find meaningful, healthy ways to cope. Cecilia’s clinical background is diverse and has included work with teens and adults in the area of trauma and addiction (she is a certified Masters Addiction Therapist). Additionally, she has many years of experience working with individuals and families contending with various emotional, behavioral, physical and/or developmental disabilities. Cecilia has served children and adolescents in residential treatment programs, outpatient programs, day treatment programs and psychiatric hospitals. Her work has included considerable focus in crisis management/stabilization services and therapy for youth (preferably involving the family, when possible). She employs many therapeutic techniques to include ACT, CBT and DBT. She treats all ages and a wide range if issues including relationships, work or school issues, addiction, mood disorders, grief, developmental disorders, abuse, depression, and anger. She enjoys using creative and experiential therapies. Also, Cecilia has a sister, Laura, with autism and has dedicated many years to work in this field, receiving specialized training by Virginia Institute for Autism.

Ken TrimmMarriage & Family Therapist

Ken Trimm
Marriage & Family Therapist

Ken is a licensed marriage and family therapist with 27 years of experience. He works with individuals, families, and couples ages 8 to 99. He works with many issues including anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, stress, relationship issues, work or school issues, and anger management. He welcomes new clients and enjoys working with people to see them grow and develop new skills. He uses skill-building and problem solving with clients to make a positive change in their lives so they are better empowered to achieve their goals.

Amy RozettTherapist

Amy Rozett

Therapist Amy can help you if you are feeling overwhelmed as you look for someone to help, someone to listen. Perhaps you are struggling with depression or anxiety, grieving a loss, or deeply concerned about your child or your family. Amy understands how painful it is. With over seventeen years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults, Amy is here to walk with you, to meet you where you are, and guide you in moving forward to where you and/or your family would like to be. Amy will work together with you to stop the pain; for you, your child, or your family.
As a Registered Play Therapist, Therapist Amy practices specialized treatment designed for the unique developmental needs of children, adolescents and their families. Expressive modalities such as sandtray and art based activities are utilized in addition to traditional approaches to create a richer, depth-oriented approach to personal growth and healing.

Amy’s approach to therapy involves an eclectic mix of traditional talk therapy and the expressive arts. Come and experience a therapy that goes deeper than what you can achieve with words alone. Play therapy, sandtray therapy, and art can be included to design a unique experience tailored to your needs.

Jennifer WoolardTherapist

Jennifer Woolard

Each individual client is unique and providing care that is personalized to your needs is Therapist Jennifer’s priority. Building a comfortable environment, encouraging emotional safety and openness, allows clients to work toward achieving their goals in treatment. For the past six years, Therapist Jennifer has assisted clients with a range of clinical concerns, including adjustment disorders, grief and loss, substance use, mood disorders, anxiety, and PTSD. Utilizing multiple modalities of psychotherapy and evidenced-based practices such as Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy have been effective with treatment outcomes. I have experience working with adolescent, young adult, and adult populations.

Currently licensed in the States of New York and Georgia as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Jennifer received her clinical training from Lehman College in the Bronx, NY, earning both my Bachelors with a minor in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Social Work.

Therapist Jennifer practiced her clinical experience with Montefiore Medical Center in an outpatient Opioid Treatment Program in the Bronx, N.Y working with dual diagnosed clients. Therapist Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Emory Healthcare, providing substance abuse treatment services to dually diagnosed adolescent and young adults.

Magan SlackMaster Addictions Counselor

Magan Slack
Master Addictions Counselor

Magan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Master Addictions Counselor with over 15 years of experience working with clients throughout the lifespan. She utilizes different approaches including DBT, CBT, and psychodynamic theories to help clients tackle their issues and achieve their goals.
Magan has worked with men, women and children in different clinical settings and welcomes families and couples. She appreciates the therapeutic relationship that can evolve when a therapist and a client decide to come together in a safe space to process through life’s challenges. Through this collaboration, the client is allowed to grow, change, or just be. She looks forward to collaborating with you.
Magan has weekend and evening hours.

Kim MartensTherapist

Kim Martens

Kim believes therapy is a collaborative process of discovering the bridges & roadblocks on the way to reaching a person’s full potential. The client brings his or her life experience, along with their stories of successes, struggles & survival. Kim believes a therapist’s contribution is to provide a safe, creative environment where, together, they explore past experiences, present circumstances and future possiblities.
With 20 years in the mental health field, Kim has worked in a variety of clinical settings. She is experienced with individual, family/couples psychotherapy & group counseling. She has also worked with adolescents, Veterans, juveniles & adults to help achieve positive change. Kim’s approach includes a number of theoretical styles including humanistic, cognitive & family systems.

Therapist Kim’s undergraduate degree is in Biology from University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Master’s degree in Counseling from University of New Mexico. Her career includes working with issues of depression, anxiety, PTSD-trauma, stress, relationships, work, career & school,& substance abuse. Kim’s later career includes program management development and supervision.

Anne FrancisTherapist

Anne Francis

Would describe her style as active and directive, focusing on assisting clients to gain insight while utilizing cognitive behavioral strategies to help bring about desired change. Anne enjoys dialogue and collaboration with her clients. She recommends readings and gives homework assignments as appropriate. Anne believes education is a major component of the counseling process.

Therapist Anne works with individuals, couples and families ages 18+ addressing substance abuse/addiction, relationship issues, anger management, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, life transitional issues and gay/lesbian issues. Anne has worked extensively with alcohol and drug abuse in an intensive outpatient program. She has experience with Employee Assistance counseling and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Currently Therapist Anne's schedule is varied and flexible.

She has evening appointments and offers weekend appointments. Issues: Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Infidelity, Marital and Premarital, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Relationship Issues, Sexual Addiction, Substance Abuse and Trauma and PTSD. Mental Health: Mood Disorders and Personality Disorders. Sexuality: Bisexual Issues, Lesbian Issues and Gay Issues.

Karen DemskiTherapist

Karen Demski

Hey you! Yes, you out there scrolling through this website looking for a therapist and feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of us. Therapist Karen Demski can help you. She can help you if you are feeling overwhelmed with daily life stressors or major life events. Karen loves helping clients find the path back to their best selves through an eclectic use of therapy techniques. Developing a strong therapeutic relationship with each client is the start of facilitating change. Therapist Karen loves seeing a variety of people aged 7 and up from different walks of life and cultures. Let's do this!

Karen is a person centered and focused on building a positive relationship of trust with each client to help them make wanted changes in their life. Karen uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational interviewing and play therapy in her daily practice. Each client receives a different treatment tailored to their specific needs.

Karen is passionate about the importance of animals in our lives. In her personal life she volunteers with a pet therapy organization with 2 of her cats. Therapist Karen provides Grief/Bereavement Counseling for pets. In addition, she will complete the Mental Health certification for Emotional Support Animals. Specialties include:

Depression and Coping Skills, Child or Adolescent. Issues: ADHD, Addiction, Adoption, Alzheimer's, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Career Counseling, Chronic Illness, Chronic Impulsivity, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Developmental Disorders, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Grief, Hoarding, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Life Transitions, Narcissistic Personality, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Oppositional Defiance, Peer Relationships, Pet Grief, Emotional support animals certification, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Stress, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Teen Violence, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD and Video Game Addiction. Mental Health: Women's Issues, Dissociative Disorders, Elderly Persons Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychosis and Thinking Disorders. Sexuality: Bisexual Issues, Lesbian Issues and Gay Issues.