Debbie Smith | Milton

Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor

Debbie completed her undergraduate work at the University of Florida in 1992, and then moved to Chicago to obtain her Master of Arts in clinical psychology from Wheaton College, graduating in 1994. While in Chicago, Debbie worked in residential settings and with multi-agency-involved families and teens. She then directed the counseling center at North Park University in Chicago. Following a move to Georgia in 1998, Debbie worked at Perimeter Church in Johns Creek and began a private practice in Roswell.

While her kids were young, Debbie took time off from private practice and directed children's ministry at a local church. She then transitioned back into private practice. Debbie began providing equine-assisted psychotherapy services in 2016. She moved her practice from Roswell to Milton in 2018, where she has an office practice as well as an equine practice.

Debbie works with a wide range of emotional, relational, and spiritual issues. She has a special interest in teens, trauma recovery, codependency recovery, Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA) issues, boundaries, shame, anxiety, depression, and loss.


ISSUES

Anxiety, Child or Adolescent, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Issues

Specialties: Anxiety, Codependency, Child/Adolescent, Depression, Trauma


CLIENT FOCUS

Age: Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19), Adults, Elders (65+)

Category: Couples, Family, Group, Individuals, Veterans, LGBTQ+


TREATMENT APPROACH

Types of Therapy: 12-Step, ACOA, Compassion Focused, Culturally Sensitive, Family/Marital, Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered, Trauma Focused


QUALIFICATIONS

School: Wheaton College
Year Graduated: 1994
License No. and State: GA #002859

Location

Emmaus Counseling
415 Darby Road
Milton, GA 30004

Office Phone: (678) 468-5418


OFFICE HOURS

Varies

Online Therapy/Video Counseling: No


FINANCES

Average Cost: $125/session

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accepted Payment: Cash, Check, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Other

Accepted Insurance: None

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