Georgia is known for its delicious peaches, but the town of Lawrenceville is so much more, with the Sugarloaf Mills, the Infinite Energy Center, Historic Courthouse, a state-of-the-art stadium, Coolray Field, and the Aurora Theatre. It is the perfect balance of both new and old places to visit and things to do. 

Whether you are into shopping, baseball, theater, or peaches, sometimes you may lose interest in your favorite activities, which can be a sign of a mental health condition like depression or anxiety. In Lawrenceville, you will find numerous counselors trained to help you with whatever is bothering you.

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Tamika Stewart

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LPC,CPCS
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Tamika Stewart, MA, LPC I am licensed as a professional counselor in the metro Atlanta area but originally, from Indiana where I received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health Education (Indiana University, Bloomington). While in Indiana I worked on a weed and seed program for at-risk youth providing prevention and intervention activities and resources. In 2000 I relocated to Georgia and in 2002 began the master’s program at Argosy University (Atlanta). I received my Master of Arts Degree in Professional Counseling in 2004. I have approximately 21 years of experience in human services with 20 years in the mental health arena. I have implemented community-based programs that provide individuals (adolescents and adults) with substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and developmental disabilities services in their homes and community. I am a mental health advocate and supporter of suicide prevention, intervention, and education. My passion is to provide families with services within their own community to help stabilize and create sustainable change. My counseling style is creating a safe space that allows for growth and change. It takes courage to seek assistance and disclose uncomfortable feelings and create a happier life. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Dr. Corlissa Wilson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): Ed.D.,LPC,NCC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseGriefCoping with life changes
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, I am Dr. Corlissa Wilson, please feel free to call me Dr. C. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I am also a National Certified Counselor, National Certified School Counselor, and a Certified Trauma Specialist. I have been a school counselor for 28 years in both elementary and middle school settings. I have been in private practice and I taught classes for the University of Phoenix for 10 years. My approach to counseling is eclectic and I believe it is essential that we work together to promote change. I will work with you to help you identify issues and set goals. I use a variety of techniques and you will often have an assignment or an activity to complete between sessions. I love working with adults, adolescents, and children. I volunteer with several organizations and facilitate grief groups for adolescents and their parents. I received my Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University and my BBA in Marketing, M.Ed. in Community Counseling and Ed.S. in School Counseling are all from the University of West Georgia. I am married to my best friend from high school and together we have a blended family. His son was two when we married, and we have a daughter together. Every person and every situation is different and unique and I approach each client with that in mind. It takes courage to take the first step towards change, I would love to support and work with you on this journey.

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Cherronica Ormond

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
6 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia with over 7 years of experience working as a counselor and a community support individual. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, abuse, anger, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and ADHD. I also have worked with individuals who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm, personable, and interactive. I believe in empowering the individual, where I can instill in them the knowledge and strength that they can change their circumstances. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and humanistic counseling. I am solution-focused and collaborative; therefore, we will work together to create a treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs and accomplish your goals. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Sara Bolton

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LPC,CRC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTFamily conflictsParenting issuesCareer difficulties
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello! My name is Sara and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia. I have been working in the mental health field since 2010. I have worked with individuals experiencing a variety of issues including family conflict, depression and anxiety, stress-related issues, communication challenges, and self-esteem, to name a few. My background is in parent education, career counseling, and disability issues. I believe that the whole person must be addressed in order to create change and that everyone can benefit from therapy. We are always learning and creating better versions of ourselves. I would describe myself as down-to-earth and open-minded. I utilize person-centered therapeutic approaches and draw from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and various other modalities. I look forward to helping you set and reach your mental health goals! *Please note that all appointments are currently chat only!*

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Sharrisse El Amrani

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): M.A. ,LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Greetings, My name is Sharrisse Amrani LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia. I have worked in the mental health field for over 10 years, and my expertise is related to working with individuals that experience hardships such as divorce, change, and etc, as well as symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and etc. I specialize in working with all ages with trauma. My therapeutic lens is person centered and humanistic, in which my clients are seen as the expert in their lives, while I assist and guide you through inner knowing, interpersonal changes, and healing. My goal is to assist people in working towards fulfilling their fullest potential, healing inner child wounding and trauma, and regaining a new perspective on life.

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Tia Gitgood

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Counselor License Type(s): LCSW,LMSW
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGrief
10 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I have seen first hand that life is hard. I have been encouraged to see the power of therapy across all settings and over all barriers. I have seen lives changed; I love my job. My name is Tia Gitgood. I am a Social Worker licensed in Michigan, Tennessee, and Georgia with over 10 years of experience. I have worked in various settings from in-home to community clinics. I received my Master's Degree in Social Work from Georgia State University. I utilize a mix of therapies. My priority is to help my client. I work to stay up to date on new research to ensure that if something can help, I know about it. I primarily utilize cognitive-behavioral, dialectical-behavioral, and motivational interviewing. I believe the whole person must be treated. If you are not your emotional best, your body will tell you. I would love to take this journey to healing with you when you are ready.

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Rachel Robertson

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Family conflictsGriefCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
16 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Georgia and South Carolina with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with a variety of issues, including family conflicts, anxiety and/or depression, dealing with grief and loss, fertility and adoption issues, and coping with life changes. I also have experience working with caregiver issues and compassion fatigue. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I enjoy helping people and truly believe that every individual deserves to lead a happy, fulfilling life! I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. My therapy style is interactive and draws from a variety of approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! I look forward to working with you!

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Denise Black Winston

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
9 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I hold a bachelor's degree in Social Work and a master’s degree in Professional Counseling with licensure as a professional counselor and have been certified as a National Board-Certified Counselor (NBCC) and Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider(BC-TMH) . I have over thirty years experience working in the Child Welfare Profession as a Social Worker in the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Georgia where I worked extensively with children and their families before changing my career path in 2014 to become an LPC. I am licensed in Georgia with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, and motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I work with my consumers to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. I strive to assist my consumers in empowering themselves and enhancing their emotional wellbeing.

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Kasey Coleman

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyLGBTSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Georgia with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, LGBT-related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. I primarily utilize a cognitive-behavioral approach in my counseling, but also client-centered, systemic, and creative approaches as well. I believe in meeting my clients where they are and tailoring therapy to their individual needs. We will work collaboratively to improve daily functioning and achieve a higher quality of life. My hope is that you will feel empowered and happier in the changes that you may make. If you are in need of assessment for gender-affirming services, I have experience in providing the necessary documentation to satisfy those requirements as well.

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Christina Arp

Clinical therapist offering therapy in GA
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsBipolar disorderDepressionCoping with life changes
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Georgia and South Carolina with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with substance use, bipolar disorder, depression, and other serious mental illnesses. I am an advocate for the recovery model and I believe that you are the expert of your story with many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

How to find a therapist for counseling in Lawrenceville

Finding the best therapist close by in Lawrenceville can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services in Lawrenceville that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Lawrenceville. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Lawrenceville, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Lawrenceville region and in the state of Georgia. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Lawrenceville or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Lawrenceville area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Lawrenceville therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Lawrenceville, elsewhere in Gwinnett, or in the greater state of Georgia.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Lawrenceville area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Lawrenceville therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Lawrenceville due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Lawrenceville may not take health insurance, some in the state of Georgia may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Georgia you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Lawrenceville online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Lawrenceville, Georgia working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from Lawrenceville psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Lawrenceville above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Lawrenceville helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Lawrenceville therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Lawrenceville therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Lawrenceville?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Lawrenceville therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Lawrenceville therapists in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of Lawrenceville therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A Lawrenceville therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in GA, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 30042 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Lawrenceville counselor?

Before seeing your Lawrenceville therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Lawrenceville.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice from a therapist. A Lawrenceville licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy with a Lawrenceville counselor can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health therapist has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Lawrenceville, Georgia can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Lawrenceville has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

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Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out to customer service through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

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30042, 30046, 30049

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