Mariah Dantzler | Johns Creek

LAPC NCC play therapist

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."

Mariah D. (Dantzler) McFetridge, M.S., graduated from Mercer University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is an LAPC and NCC. Mariah's goal as a counselor is to provide a space where clients can be fully themselves and be celebrated for who they are while being motivated to learn and grow. Mariah practices counseling from a client-centered approach, taking note that each client's journey is their own. Mariah also incorporates mindfulness-based techniques as well as creative play in sessions. Her promise is to allow clients and their families to feel valued and heard while motivating them to become the best versions of themselves! She is dedicated to celebrating clients' individualities and allowing clients the space to explore their stories and gain confidence, awareness, and self-acceptance.

Mariah has previously interned at a private practice where she worked with children and adolescents addressing issues relating but not limited to: anxiety, depression, social skills, sensory processing, LGBTQ, self-esteem, divorce, trauma, grief, terminal illness, self-injury, ADHD, mood disorders, eating disorders, and attachment disorders.


ADHD, Adoption, Anger Management, Anxiety, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Child or Adolescent, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gender Identity/Transgender, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Peer Relationships, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma and PTSD

Specialties: Anxiety, Child/Adolescent, Trauma, Autism, Anger


Age: Toddlers/Preschoolers (0 to 5), Children (6 to 10), Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13), Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)

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


Types of Therapy: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Dialectical (DBT), Humanistic, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered, Play Therapy, Positive Psychology, Sand Play, Strength-Based, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused


School: Mercer University
Year Graduated: 2016
License No. and State: APC005904


Summit Counseling Center
2750 Old Alabama Rd
Johns Creek, GA 30076

Office Phone:
(678) 893-5300


8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Online Therapy/Video Counseling: No


Average Cost: $140/session

Sliding Scale: Yes

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

Accepted Insurance: None

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