I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 22 years expereince working with clients with behavioral health issues. I work with clients that suffers from a range of behavioral health issues including depression, couple conflicts, family issues, greif issues, domestic violence, as well as stress and anxiety issues.
My therapy style is open and warm to allow the client and I to build rapport with each other. My belief is that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. My approach to therapy consist of cognitive- behavioral, and focus solution therapy and will adapt treatment to fit your needs.
Knowing that you may have a problem and asking for help takes courage and is the first step towards a better understanding of you. When you make up your mind to take this tep, I will be here to guide and support you.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Isolation / Loneliness, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy
GA LPC LPC003985
Barnetta is the perfect counselor for me. She is kind, thoughtful, and very knowledgeable. Her vast life and work experiences have very apparently informed her great work as a therapist and person. 10 out of 10
Written on May 19, 2023 after therapy with Barnetta for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, and eating disorders
I completely enjoy my journaling and weekly conversations. It was an easy process to enroll. I already knew the reason for the getting help- my daughter gave me an ultimatum. Living in a huge city sometimes is tough when you need someone to talk to or work through a situation. Barnetta Young has been very helpful, and provides great insight!
Written on Apr 29, 2023 after therapy with Barnetta for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, anger management, and coping with life changes
The Best!!!! You won't be disappointed!!
Written on Apr 25, 2023 after therapy with Barnetta for 2 years and 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, sleeping disorders, and coping with life changes
She’s amazing. Her communication is so good. Always makes me feel better when I talk to her.
Written on Feb 24, 2023 after therapy with Barnetta for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes
Dr. Young listens and provides feedback. She helps you answer the questions you already knew the answer to but just did not realize. Also like that she gives personal experiences to help connect to any situation
Written on Feb 03, 2023 after therapy with Barnetta for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues
I immediately felt at ease with Barnetta, she's compassionate and empathetic. It's very relaxed, her questions allowed me to better see my situation and make sense of it.
Written on Jan 26, 2023 after therapy with Barnetta for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and anger management