I am a Doctor of Social Work and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 5 years of experience in clinical mental health based in Metro Atlanta. The settings I have worked in includes; acute inpatient, outpatient, community-based care where I provided mental health evaluations, group/family and individual counseling and case management services. I have experience working with a litany of mental health diagnosis: PTSD, trauma, depression/suicidality, anxiety, bipolar, compulsive disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse and psychosis. The populations that I have serviced includes: Individuals with mild intellectual/developmental disabilities, veterans, members of the LGBTQIA community and multicultural individuals. I have also worked as a mobile assessor for multiple hospitals providing mental health assessments and crisis intervention in their emergency room. As a therapist I am a proponent of prioritizing the client's mental health and overall well-being. I utilize an eclectic approach which will be tailored to their specific needs using strengths-based, trauma-informed care, person-in-environment, multicultural, integrative and holistic approach. The treatment modalities which underpin my practice are evidence-based and include, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, existential therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Postpartum Depression, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
DC LICSW LC200002009
GA LCSW CSW007577
Dr. Brown is incredibly patient, kind, understanding and intuitive. She makes for both a professional and comfortable environment, catering to your needs from creating a space for simply listening to offering guidance on identifying and changing patterns. She'll partner with you towards creating a healthier life.
Written on Sep 18, 2023 after therapy with Kerene for 1 year on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd
I would recommend her to anyone. She is calm, kind and creates a genuine environment of safety and healing.
Written on Aug 11, 2023 after therapy with Kerene for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Dr.Brown is very understanding, and is genuinely concerned with helping you. I always look forward to my calls with her. I have a high degree of respect for her. I look forward to continue working with her long term.
Written on Jul 19, 2023 after therapy with Kerene for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and anger management
Dr.Brown is a great listener and provides simple yet effective solutions
Written on May 25, 2023 after therapy with Kerene for 1 year and 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Dr Brown is a professional in every sense of the word who cares about her patients mental health and well-being. Her therapy approach allows her to find key issues and thoughts that can allow her patients to move forward with a better life and self understanding.
Written on May 17, 2023 after therapy with Kerene for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Dr Brown is super helpful!!!!! Lots of practical approaches but also a lot of empathy and she makes me feel very comfortable
Written on Mar 06, 2023 after therapy with Kerene for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, compassion fatigue, and adhd