Finding a Therapist in Atlanta

Finding a Therapist in Atlanta

Finding a Therapist in Atlanta

Locating a good therapist in the metro Atlanta area can seem like a daunting task. With so many counselors to choose from in this massive highway laden swath of land that is Atlanta, where city-innershould you begin your search? How do you know if they are going to meet your needs, help you and be convenient? If your life is in need of some help or you just want to work on becoming the best version of yourself, then I would like to help you find someone that fits your needs perfectly.

A psychotherapist is someone who is trained to help you understand your issues as well as assist you in developing a plan to address your challenges. An experienced therapist will help you to understand yourself better, which will empower you to face your challenges and improve your life. Here are some tips that can help you find a professional counselor:

  • Decide what challenges you want to address in therapy
  • Ask a trusted friend, family member or medical professional for referrals to providers that they are familiar with and have worked with in the past
  • Research any providers that you find online by reviewing their websites
  • Conduct a general Internet search using keywords that address your issue along with your town/zip code such as, “couples therapy in Atlanta”
  • Review common sites that have counselor listings such as Psychology Today or Theravive
  • Contact the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia at LPCA
  • Read the content on their website and determine if it feels like you can relate to their point of view and whether or not you agree with what they present on their website
  • Determine if their specialty is in line with your current life challenge
  • Contact the provider and verify if:couples-bottom
    • They contact you back in a timely manner
    • Take your insurance or have a fee that you pay for yourself
    • Are they easy to speak with on the phone
    • Are they licensed in your state
    • What areas do they specialize in
    • How much experience do they have
    • Are they accepting new clients
    • Will their working hours fit into your schedule keeping in mind commute times and traffic patterns
    • Is their practice location convenient to either your home or your office

I hope this helps you find the right therapist in metro Atlanta. If you are still feeling stuck, feel free to call me at (404) 267-9173 for a free 15-minute phone consultation. I’d be happy to hear about what is happening and help direct you to the right person. If you are looking for help with challenging relationship, then you can read more about how I can help.

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