Are you excited to take your first steps towards a new YOU? Our practice is the perfect place to begin your new chapter. Life is a marathon! The marathon will continue whether you are ready or not. How you finish is solely up to each individual!
I believe we all have the desire to finish strong. Ultimately, it is our mindset that keeps us in the race. A mindset that is weighed down from life challenges and obstacles can negatively impact an individual’s mental perspective and outlook. What’s your mental health regimen? Let us assist you with equipping yourself with a good mental health plan. Let’s start this journey together!
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Meet Our Counselors and Therapists
Welcome to the practice of Charlett Harris!
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (APC #006310) in the state of Georgia. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Southern University of New Orleans and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from Mercer University. I have served as a mental health clinician in various roles in different sectors of the mental health community- schools, community-based settings, hospitals and private practices. I have experience working with children, teens and adolescents, adults and families.
My area of focus includes overcoming traumatic life events, feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, anxiety and depression. My therapeutic goal is to assist you with finding peace and joy and obtaining personal power in your life.
I understand that life is a life-long marathon with many detours that may often require some assistance navigating back on path. My goal is to provide a healthy and safe therapeutic relationship, enhance my client’s self-awareness in terms of mental health, and offer compassionate insight in order to make life’s marathon more manageable.
Are you excited to take your first steps towards a new YOU? Our practice is the perfect place to begin your new chapter. As your therapist, I will serve as your navigator, allowing your journey to transpire organically. If you are healing from trauma, building self- confidence, or retraining your thoughts, our counseling center is the perfect place to unpack and build a solid blueprint to ensure you are successful in exceeding your goals and expectations.
There are many qualified therapists that can assist you in achieving your goals. I am not just interested in helping you achieve your goals coming into therapy, but to help you strive for wholeness, wellness and peace. I find that addressing the whole person as a complex integrated system that may have parts of themselves that are not functioning at optimum level to be the best approach. I believe that addressing the mind and body connection and any thinking errors that are present will allow a place for us to start our work of becoming more aware of self and most importantly more loving and compassionate toward yourself.
Hello!! My name is Roberta and I am honored that you would consider allowing me to join you on your journey to wellness and self-discovery. I provide individual, family, couples, and group therapy. I specialize in trauma informed care focusing on the whole person addressing a variety of issues that plague our technology dependent culture.
Victoria is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor and earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. Prior to working at Turning Point Counseling Centers, Victoria worked as an acute therapist at Laurel Heights as well as doing community counseling. Victoria completed her internship at Ridgeview Institute where she worked in the adult inpatient, adolescent inpatient, women’s trauma and detox units.
Victoria works from a person-centered approach while utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to empower clients and help them utilize their strengths and skills. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys hiking with her dogs, traveling, and spending time with family.
Caroline spent the past few years working at an intensive outpatient program working with adults struggling with addiction and mental health issues, working at Ridgeview’s Access Center doing assessments, and triaging incoming patients. Caroline completed her internship year at Ridgeview Institute working on the adolescent inpatient unit, young adult outpatient, and recovering professionals program. During undergrad, Caroline completed an internship at the Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Clinic in Greenville, SC working with traumatic brain injury patients.
Caroline utilizes a person centered therapeutic approach with CBT/DBT incorporated to best aid her client’s progress. Caroline grew up in Connecticut, and enjoys spending time with family and outdoors. Caroline is currently working towards having her dog trained as a therapy dog to work with clients in all settings.
Natasha Merchant is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with over 10 years of experience working with families and adolescents. Natasha has expertise in DBT skills and motivational interviewing. Natasha has experience with trauma informed care and is certified in the Positive Parenting Program known as TRIPLE P. Natasha is fluent in Urdu and Hindi and by virtue of this adds her ability to reach a population that may otherwise struggle to find support. Natasha has received intensive DBT training with Linehan Board Certified Clinicians. Natasha is informed in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Treatment as well. Natasha is certified in CPR/First Aid. During her free time Natasha likes to do outdoor activities, hang out with loved ones, and travel. Natasha enjoys teaching skills to individuals and groups to provide a sense of belonging and values that can be supportive for one’s future endeavors.
Brittany has a fervent heart for serving children, adolescents and teens, young adults, adults and families to help navigate through struggles in life that they may face. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, trauma, anger, low self- esteem, self-harm, grief, relationship issues or any other life challenge, Brittany is dedicated to help. Brittany believes in following a holistic approach, where she takes into consideration a person’s whole self and assists in building up the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health of an individual. Similar with individuals, Brittany takes time to help families identify any familial issues, assist and educate on how to problem solve effectively and uplift families as a whole unit. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy models, Brittany’s goal is to help her clients understand how the mind operates related to one’s emotions and behaviors. Brittany is compassionate and believes in the importance of building up the mind, body and spirit through teaching her clients skills and tools to empower self-love, healthy functioning and a positive outlook on life.
My name is Ashleigh Tricksey and I am a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor. I have been working as a counselor for 5 years now in multiple settings including hospital, community, and private practice.
My theoretical approach utilizes more of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to counseling while still integrating other techniques that best fits the needs of the client. I enjoy working with both adolescents and adults. I am most comfortable guiding those suffering from trauma, depression, anxiety, or current life stressors/conflict.