Katie Newman | Cumming

LICENSED Clinical Social Worker

Katie is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with a Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia and bachelor's degree in psychology from Hendrix College.

Katie specializes in the management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, communication issues, relationship struggles, life transitions and adjustments, boundary setting, grief and loss, stress management, and trauma recovery as well as anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders. She has years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in both individual, group, and social work settings like schools, churches, residential, and in-home counseling.

Katie works with each of her clients to achieve a sense of peace and self-awareness by gaining insight into their past and current family/relationship dynamics. She utilizes a variety of treatment styles including mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy (M-CBT), family systems, strengths-based perspective, motivational interviewing, and client-centered therapy. She also utilizes progressive counting (PC), mindfulness, and dialectical behavioral techniques (DBT) to assist clients as they explore spiritual and emotional issues in a safe environment.


ADHD, Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Child or Adolescent, Chronic Impulsivity, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Grief, Infertility, Infidelity, Marital and Premarital, Medication Management, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Sports Performance, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma and PTSD, Weight Loss, Women's Issues

Specialties: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Trauma


Age: Children (6 to 10), Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13), Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19), Adults, Elders (65+)

Category: Family, Group, Individuals, Veterans


Types of Therapy: Attachment-based, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Compassion Focused, Culturally Sensitive, Dialectical (DBT), Eclectic, Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), EMDR, Expressive Arts, Family/Marital, Family Systems, Interpersonal, Imago, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered, Play Therapy, Positive Psychology, Psychodynamic, Relational, Strength-Based, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused


School: University of Georgia
Year Graduated: 2008
License No. and State: CSW005270


Higher Grounds Counseling (at Russell Medical Primary Care)
4355 Browns Bridge Rd
Cumming, GA 30041

Office Phone: (770) 771-5050


8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Online Therapy/Video Counseling: Yes


Average Cost: $100/session

Sliding Scale: No

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

Accepted Insurance: Cigna, BCBS, Medicare, Medicaid, Amerigroup, CareSource, Peachcare Aetna (pending), other payment plans

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