Your  team of Specialists can give you the support you need to help cope with  life's challenges.  Whether they relate to child, adolescent, adult,  couples or family issues, our collaborative approach can help achieve  balance and perspective.

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Debbie Kolbrener, MA, LPC.

Debbie   is the Owner and Clinical Director of DK Counseling Services and is a  licensed professional counselor. She graduated magna cum laude from  Kennesaw State University and received her Master’s in Clinical  Counseling at The Argosy University in Atlanta. Prior to Debbie opening  her private practice, she was on staff at Northside Hospital Behavioral  Health Services for over 18 years and supervised for Northside’s Intern  Program. 
Debbie continues to expand her professional development to  utilize the most recent researched evidence based treatments. She holds  several advanced certifications in anxiety related disorders  specifically OCD through The International OCD Foundation. Additionally  she has advanced certification through The Explosive Child Parenting  Program (CPS), trained by Dr. Ross Greene for parenting the challenging  child.   She is also a certified DBT therapist.  Debbie's expertise  provides proven success in treating attentional difficulties and school  related issues, developing behavior modification programs, oppositional  defiant disorder, mood dysregulation, family crisis, adolescent issues,  OCD, family and marriage therapy. 

Debbie’s extensive experience  and her warm uplifting approach to treatment makes her highly effective  in her work with children, adolescents, families and adults. Debbie also  utilizes pet therapy in her sessions and will most likely have her  therapy dog Wallace joining the session.

Treatment Modalities:  DBT, CBT,  Collaborative Parenting for Oppositional Defiant Disorder  (ODD), Exposure Response Prevention, Gottman Relationships and Emotion  Focused Therapy, Positive Parenting and Emotion Coaching. ​ 

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Molly Brackett, LAPC

Molly  is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor. She received her  Master’s in Professional Counseling at Richmont Graduate University in  Atlanta. Molly works with children, adolescents, adults, and families;  specializing in working with teens. She works with clients struggling  with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, family of origin  issues, peer relationships, self-injurious behaviors, low self-esteem  or lack of confidence, trauma, emotion regulation, effective  communication, codependency, boundaries, and body image issues. Molly  enjoys directing and leading our highly sought after Adolescent Groups.  Affectionately known as our "Teen Queen" Molly is fun, creative, down to  earth, and enjoys working with challenging clients. 

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Jody Wood. MSW, LCSW, Certified EMDR Therapist

Jody is a skilled and practiced  therapist with over 20+ years of clinical experience.  She received her  Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Louisville,  specializing in mental health and has held a clinical license since  1986.   She has extensive experience working in private practice  focusing on: anxiety, stress, depression, substance abuse, mood  disorders, childhood abuse, trauma, PTSD, grief and loss and marital  conflict.

She  has received advanced training from the Family Therapy Institiute,  Cincinnati, Ohio and is a Certified EMDR therapist which is an excellent  therapy for “getting past your past” and healing old wounds and  trauma.  She is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist which is extremely  helpful as an addition to CBT, ERP, or as a stand alone treatment.   Hypnosis is very well documented as an effective treatment for a wide  variety of issues including: phobias, panic attacks, anger management,  weight management, pain control, sleep disorders, self confidence and  self mastery .  Jody works primarily with young adults, individuals ,  couples and seniors.  She is warm, empathic and easy to talk to.

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Allison Carey, MS. LAPC

Allison   is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor. She received her  Master’s in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in  Gainesville, Georgia. Allison’s post-graduate work experience was in an  intensive inpatient psychiatric hospital for children & teens where  she provided a highly specialized therapy - DBT (Dialectical Behavior  Therapy) to teach  children & adolescents skills to manage intense  emotions. Her skills and training has provided her the ability to be  highly effective with clients who struggle significantly with emotional  instability. Allison also works with adults and families to treat  anxiety, depression, family conflict, school related stress,  interpersonal effectiveness, and boundaries. She includes a broad base  of empirically validated treatment modalities to help each client gain  personal acceptance and live a more empowered life.  Allison’s  personality easily draws her clients to her through creativity, warmth  and humor. Allison is easy to connect with and ready to be your biggest  cheerleader!  

Allison offers afternoon appointments and Saturdays to accommodate for afterschool or after work hours. 

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Dr. Jessica Baker, Ph.D.,CEDS

Dr. Jessica Baker, Ph.D., CEDS is a  licensed psychologist, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, and iaedp  (International Association for Eating Disordered Professionals)  Approved Supervisor. She also serves on the Certification Committee  internationally and is a board member for the Atlanta Chapter of iaedp.   Dr. Baker started the eating disorders program at MARR Women’s Center  before opening her private practice in 2007.  Dr. Baker provides  individual, couples, family, and group therapy. She is also active in  outreach and training for local schools, parent groups, and other  professionals. She has been treating eating disorders, addiction, and  other mental health issues since 2001.

Dr. Baker graduated from  the University of Georgia with a Masters in Student Personnel in Higher  Education and a Specialty in Counseling. She earned her Ph.D. in  Counseling Psychology from the University of Florida in 2001. She  returned to Georgia to complete her doctoral internship at Emory  University and her post-doc at the University of Georgia, where she  taught in the graduate Counseling Program.

Dr. Baker specializes  in clients with disordered eating and addiction. In her private practice  she also often works with women’s issues, couples and families in  transition, and trauma. She is experienced with co-occurring disorders  such as anxiety, depression, stress management and interpersonal  difficulties. Together with each client, Dr. Baker creates an  individualized program that is geared towards growth and development of  one’s own true voice. Using an empowerment model, she focuses on  emotional, social, physical, and spiritual development. She challenges  clients to learn to navigate the difficulties in their lives with new  coping strategies and to turn away from disordered eating, addiction,  and other self-harming behaviors. Ultimately, her goal is to help  clients find peace within themselves and their relationships; which  allows them to live fully satisfying lives.

Wednesdays 11-3
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​Kim Wright, Educational Consultant

Kim  is a certified special education teacher who has over 30 years of  experience serving students and families in Georgia public schools.  She  earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Emotional/Behavior Disorders from  Auburn University and her MEd.  in Learning Disabilities from Georgia  State University.  Kim has served students of all ages K-12, with a  passion of working with teenagers who struggle to thrive in the academic  setting.  Her experience includes working with students with severe  emotional/behavior disorders in the psychoeducational setting as well as  residential treatment.  Additionally, she has 23 years’ experience  assisting in the coordination special education services in Fulton  County Schools. Parenting a child with learning disabilities herself,  Kim’s knowledge and approach to helping children succeed has been  enhanced with practical first- hand experience.  Kim’s background  includes educational assessment, interpretation and educational  planning.  Clients in need of skill training in areas of executive  functioning can benefit from individual study help sessions with Kim.

Kim offers after school sessions on Monday and Thursday. Type your paragraph here. 

Wallace, D.O.G.

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Wallace  has been a part of the practice since his Forever Mom (Debbie  Kolbrener) adopted him in March 2014.  He is a Buttercream Retriever and  he loves to give big hugs and kisses to anyone who comes into the  office.  Although he is not an official therapy dog, most clients feel  he is a welcomed addition to any session. Wallace is at the office most  Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays (i.e., when he hasn’t been  sitting in the pond outside his house!) 

Madison Longchamp, LAPC.

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Madison  obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of  Alabama. She obtained her Master of Science in Clinical Counseling and  Psychology from Brenau University. Madison strongly believes engagement  in the therapeutic relationship is a catalyst for change. She strives to  make this relationship collaborative, genuine, and encouraging in order  provide a safe environment for individuals to explore, gain insight,  and grow. Madison specializes in utilizing creative interventions and  art therapy to aid in emotional expression and to provide a tangible  reminder of skills. She especially enjoys and finds this approach  especially effective and engaging with children and adolescents. Madison  treats children, adolescents, and adults working with a variety of  concerns including behavioral problems, depression, anxiety, low  self-esteem, ADHD, social skills deficits, life transitions, grief, and  trauma. Madison also has research experience in the realm of child  development and education and experience providing neuropsychological  assessments.  

Madison practices from an Adlerian perspective,  but utilizes CBT, behavioral therapy, DBT skills, play therapy, and art  therapy techniques often. She believes strongly in focusing on the here  and now during sessions to facilitate experiential awareness and  mindfulness that translates into change outside of the therapy room.

Madison  enjoys tailoring treatment to the unique needs of each individual and  family. She strives to help each client and family feel accepted,  validated, and empowered. She sees individual clients, families, and  leads groups. Her warm and upbeat personality combined with her  expertise contribute to her clients meeting their treatment goals. 

​Keri J. Mims, MA, NCC

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I  specialize in working with adolescents struggling with issues such as  low self-esteem, self-identity, perfectionism, anxiety, depression, body  image, personal relationships, and emotional dysregulation, to name a  few. I also help with academic planning and life coaching. In addition, I  work with children, young adults, and families as well.

I have a  passion for helping clients discover their strengths and talents to  promote personal growth. By using a nonjudgmental approach, my goal is  to create an environment where clients feel welcome, safe, and  comfortable. Clients have described me as fun, energetic, compassionate,  and easy to talk to. In addition to other therapies, such as  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy  (DBT), I also use creative therapies (art, music, and play) to tailor  each individual’s treatment plan.

Sometimes, we feel like we must  be able to do things on our own. Admitting you need help is not always  easy, but I believe that reaching out for help is an act of strength,  not weakness! Whatever challenges you may be facing, you do not have to  face them alone. As an overcomer of anxiety, depression, and  perfectionism, I can relate in ways others cannot. I have been where you  are, and I would love to help you find your best self!