Dr. Lori Whatley | Atlanta

Dr. Lori is a clinical psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) who specializes in the effects of anxiety on individuals as well as relationships. She helps clients find the ways that they are disconnected, which lead to depression and other health issues.

With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Lori has worked with hundreds of clients both domestically and internationally to improve the quality of their lives. Her clients include CEOs and high-level executives of multi-billion-dollar companies, foreign diplomats and royalty, professional athletes, and Emmy award-winning producers. As a therapist, Dr. Lori is dedicated to joining you on a journey to improve your life and relationships. She compassionately walks beside you and guides you to wellness. As you discover your unique truth, Dr. Lori helps you find ways to connect with your deep wish for belonging and happiness within yourself so you can function as you were meant to.

Dr. Lori authored The Effects of Texting on the Marital Relationship and writes a weekly blog. In addition, she contributes to countless magazine articles and appears on podcasts to encourage others to be engaged and connect with others.


Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Alzheimer's, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Career Counseling, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Dual Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Infidelity, Internet Addiction, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Narcissistic Personality, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sex Therapy, Sexual Addiction, Spirituality, Sports Performance, Stress, Substance Abuse, Video Game Addiction, Women's Issues

Specialties: Anxiety, Codependency, Couples Counseling, Depression, Guidance and Career Counseling


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

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


Types of Therapy: 12-Step, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), ACOA, Attachment-based, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Compassion Focused, Culturally Sensitive, Dialectical (DBT), Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Family/Marital, Family Systems, Gestalt, Gottman Method, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Imago, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Narrative Therapy, Positive Psychology, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused


School: University of Georgia, Mercer Medical School, California Southern
Year Graduated: 2018
License No. and State: MFT001450


Dr. Lori Whatley
675 Seminole Ave
Atlanta, GA 30307

Office Phone: (770) 468-3766


9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Online Therapy/Video Counseling: Yes


Average Cost: $195/session

Sliding Scale: Yes

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

Accepted Insurance: None

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