Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Georgia with over 3 years of experience working as a marriage and family counselor, professional school counselor and life coach. I have a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy and have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting struggles, spirituality and career challenges. I also specialize in helping adolescent and young adult clients who grapple with low self-esteem, self-image and self-worth.
My counseling style is safe, non-judgmental and supportive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines rational-emotive and person-centered counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
It takes courage to be vulnerable and seek a more fulfilling and happier life! This is your first step towards the change' you've been looking for . If you are ready to take that step I am here to help.
I look forward to working with you!
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
- Parenting issues
- Career difficulties
Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Anger management , Self esteem , Depression , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Attachment Issues , Avoidant Personality , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Divorce and Separation , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Narcissism , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Self-Love , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
LPC #LPC010995 (Expires: 2022-09-30)
I really enjoy meeting with Dr. Collins. I feel like she’s guiding me on the right path to better cope with my anxiety and life in general. It’s nice to have someone who cares about your well-being and is knowledgeable about mental health.
Very attentive and understanding.
she is greatly appreciated and i thank her for all the help i owe her my life and time
she’s help a lot with my issues and stuff
I have never had a therapist who is so solution oriented. She is worth the money. And I really feel like she cares about me too
She is perfection. She’s exactly what I needed. I can be open and vulnerable. She gives me actionable steps, and she truly understands me and listens deeply to help me explore my feelings. I can’t say enough good things. I hope others will have the privilege of her time.
Dr. Collins is gifted and purposed to counsel. She can help you to understand your experience at the deepest level and present strategies for being the healthiest person you can be. I experienced counseling with others before bu working with Dr. Collins is phenomenal because she is skilled and seasoned.
Dr. Collins has helped me to think about and incorporate the values and actions that will make my life better. I am truly appreciative of her counsel.
This is my first time reaching out for counseling. I’ve had a lot of tragic events in my life and I have been encouraged that it might help to talk about them. I took the step and this lead me to Dr Collins. She was so warm right away and I felt at ease talking to her. She listens and ask me questions about what I share. This makes me explore what I’m feeling and makes me accountable to work on myself! She encourages me to keep my head high and keep going! I’m glad I made the step!
Dr.Collins was a great help to me during a time of much needed guidance. She was analytical, supportive & asked probing questions. I was very grateful for the help she gave me.
Dr. Collins is professional and thorough. Great listener and has helped me tremendously in a short amount of time.
After only 2 sessions Dr. Collins has already helped us tremendously. I have confidence and hope that we will grow stronger as a family with good communication skills and coping tools. Dr. Collins is warm, knowledgable, understanding and intently listens to each of us and makes us feel valued and heard. Dr. Collins is wonderful and I will recommend her to any family that is need of help. We're so thankful that we chose her!
Dr. Collins gives back great advice, no judgement comes from her. She’s a great person to talk to and just pour out everything to. Thanks for listening!
It has been a pleasure working with Dr. Collins! She is very thoughtful, and I can tell that she really cares about my growth. She provides excellent feedback and provides tools to help me to succeed.
Dr. Collins has helped me understand so much about myself. I thought at my age I would be able to handle things appropriately but I didn't realize how much I needed help until signing up with BetterHelp who matched me perfectly with Dr. Collins. She helped me understand my issue right away and gave me great coping strategies moving forward. So, even though our sessions may end soon, I feel confident moving forward that I can handle my issues better.
Thank you for listening to me and being caring.
She’s dope and just by telling me about love languages it has me approaching life differently cause so many doors open so it’s working along with me I would say.
Dr. Collins has been very understanding and caring. I totally trust her ability as a counselor. She constantly checks in on me to see if I'm doing okay and I am very thankful. I really recommends her.
Dr. Collins is very responsive as well as kind & understanding. I always feel as though I can come to her with an issue and she is willing to openly listen.
Dr. Collins has been great, she’s easygoing and listens and gives me good tips to deal with my issues. She responds quickly to messages and journal entries. I enjoy speaking with her.
She is caring, she knows exactly what I am struggling without much information giving to her. She is very professional! I look forward talking with her every week. She makes me feel so much better!
Malissa is absolutely AMAZING!!!!!!
Dr. Collins is extremely knowledgeable and clearly takes the time to read my messages/journal entries and understands what I'm going through. I'm surprised by her pin-point accuracy when assessing my challenges and where those stem from. I'm very grateful to have her as my therapist.