Kirsten Banks | Cumming

Therapist, Interventionist

Kirsten is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), certified trauma therapist, and interventionist in Cumming. She specializes in helping adolescents, young adults, adults, and their families who have been impacted by substance abuse and dependency.

Kirsten obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in rehabilitative services and sociology with a minor in women's studies. In addition, she received a master’s degree from Argosy University in professional counseling. Kirsten is also a certified trauma therapist and utilizes a trauma resolution approach called progressive counting. She is continuing her training in internal families systems (IFS), another evidence-based trauma therapy approach.

In addition to her work as a therapist and interventionist, Kirsten has had extensive community involvement in the local area to help combat the impact of drug addiction on the community. Kirsten developed and facilitates a local support group and online support community called Parent Recovery Network (PRN) for parents and grandparents of children of all ages who have any type of addiction.


Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse, Trauma and PTSD

Specialties: Addiction Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling, Codependency, Trauma


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

Category: Family, Group, Individuals, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, LGBTQ+


Types of Therapy: 12-Step, ACOA, Attachment-based, Family Systems, Integrative, Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered, Psychodynamic, Strength-Based, Trauma Focused


School: Argosy University
Year Graduated: 1998
License No. and State: LPC005765 Georgia


Banks Counseling & Recovery, LLC
327 Dahlonega Street Suite 190A
Cumming, GA 30040

Office Phone: (770) 527-1236


Hours vary, please call

Online Therapy/Video Counseling: Yes


Average Cost: $140/session

Sliding Scale: No

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

Accepted Insurance: None

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