Meet Our Therapists
Carrie Gensler, MA, LPC
Working in mental health since 2016
Sometimes we need a place where we can feel safe with ourselves and our emotions. Maybe you feel lost or just not like yourself anymore. Maybe you are struggling with a particular issue or maybe you just want someone to listen and make you feel heard. No matter where you are in your journey, I would like to help. I believe that therapy doesn't always have to be about fixing yourself, but maybe finding more understanding about yourself. As a therapist, my goal is to create a safe environment for you to explore your feelings. Therapy is a collaborative experience and I believe in working together to guide my clients to place of understanding, happiness, and safety.
I have years of experience in the mental health field, primarily working with trauma, anxiety, bipolar, depression, psychotic disorders, LGBTQ+, adults, and young adults. I work with individuals, couples and families. When I work with families, I use a family system approach, which means I treat the whole family, not just one person.
I adapt my approach to the needs of each client, understanding that this is a journey we go on together. I often work from a CBT-oriented approach although, when working with trauma, my approach is psychodynamic, and person-centered.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I obtained my masters in clinical mental health counseling from Argosy University and I started my career in a behavioral health hospital, and most recently have run groups for young adults, and woman with trauma. I am in the process of getting my clinical certification for trauma.
I accept blue cross blue shield, Aetna, and private pay clients. Private pay clients can inquire about a super bill to file with insurance, which may cover the cost of therapy.
To schedule an appointment either book online, call (678) 310-3289, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to hearing from you.
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Kristen Faircloth, M.Ed, LPC
Working in Mental Health since 2014
Security, stability, balance - these three words come to mind when I think of ultimate human desire; to feel safe, stable and overall a sense of balance within our lives; at times we may feel these are not being met. It is my hope for us to work collaboratively to identify problem areas and work towards regaining balance in your life.
My goal is to approach our therapeutic relationship with compassion, non-judgment, empathy and acceptance. I build my work upon a client-centered approach, as I believe a strong therapeutic relationship is the foundation to therapeutic success. I use an integrative approach and incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), solution-focused, mindfulness techniques and talk therapy with clients.
Overall, I work from the belief that all behavior is purposeful and displayed in an effort to meet a certain need. I aim to promote increased client awareness and insight so they can better recognize their emotional needs and identify adaptive strategies to meet said needs. During this process, I focus on building my clients’ confidence in their ability to cope with intense emotions, effectively express thoughts and feelings and embrace their internal strengths while translating these skills into their everyday life.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor. I obtained my Masters in Mental Health Counseling from the University of West Georgia. My experience includes inpatient, outpatient and residential settings with clients ranging from adolescents, young adults to older adult populations. Most recently I have worked with Young Adult clients facilitating process groups for those suffering with a variety of presenting issues. My areas of focus include anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, psychosis related disorders, mood disorders, behavioral difficulties, identify formation, school related issues, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. To schedule an appointment, either book an appointment online, call (678)719-2019, or email email@example.com. I look forward to hearing from you.
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