Shay Dowley | Decatur, Suwanee, Atlanta

Director of Clinical Affairs, Therapist, Clinical Supervisor

Shay is a marriage and family counselor and licensed professional counselor with a special interest in group, individual, couples, and family therapy. She offers therapeutic services in downtown Decatur, Vinings, Suwanee, and Duluth at Enduring Connections Counseling Group.

Shay has over 20 years of experience in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, and theology and is a graduate of Richmont Graduate University with a Master of Arts in marriage and family therapy, specializing in Christian sex therapy. She is currently serving as a practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of focus are sexual trauma, sexual dysfunctions, addictions, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, and spiritual struggles.


ADHD, Addiction, Adoption, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Borderline Personality, Career Counseling, Child or Adolescent, Chronic Illness, Chronic Impulsivity, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gambling, Gender Identity/Transgender, Grief, Infidelity, Internet Addiction, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Medication Management, Narcissistic Personality, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Peer Relationships, Pregnancy, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sex Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Issues

Specialties: Sex Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Couples Counseling, Trauma, Family Counseling


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

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


Types of Therapy: Art Therapy, Attachment-based, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), EMDR, Existential, Expressive Arts, Family/Marital, Family Systems, Feminist, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Intervention, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered, Psychodynamic, Relational, Relational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Strength-Based, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused


School: Psychological Studies Institute (Richmont Graduate), Beulah Heights Bible College
Year Graduated: 2010
License No. and State: LPC007366


Enduring Connections Counseling Group, LLC
Decatur Location:
1 West Court Square, Suite 750
Decatur, GA 30030

Suwanee Location:
1500 Satellite Blvd, Suite 1502
Suwanee, GA 30024

Atlanta Location:
1000 Parkwood Circle, Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30339

Office Phone: (678) 582-5064


Tuesday 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Thursday–Saturday 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Online Therapy/Video Counseling: Yes


Average Cost: $100–140/session

Sliding Scale: Yes

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

Accepted Insurance: None

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