REBECCA MUYRES, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS
I am a warm, passionate, and creative therapist who strives to make the counseling process a positive healing experience. I specialize in play therapy and working with children (3+). As the Owner and CEO of Creative Family Counseling, I am a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS), Registered Play Therapy Supervisor (RPT-S) with a specialization in Sandtray and AutPlay Certified Provider. My therapy dog Cavalier King Charles “Buddy” accompanies me in many sessions and adds another layer of healing and comfort. My other specialties include anxiety and depression, self-esteem, ADHD, autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, social skills training, child-parent relationship training (CPRT), parenting concerns, young adult issues and cross-cultural transitions. I hold certifications in Biblical Counseling from the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and premarital counseling through Prepare-Enrich.
I have taught parenting classes for 10 years and have 14 years of volunteer experience in Christian ministry working with youth and young adults. Raised in France and having studied in Chile, I am a Trilingual therapist, fluent in Spanish and French, culturally sensitive to diverse populations.I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Spanish from Wake Forest University and my Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I utilize an eclectic approach that draws from Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Solution-Focused, Trauma Focused and Client-Centered Therapy. My desire is for you to develop the skills and confidence to handle life’s concerns and challenges. I will walk beside you and your child, encouraging and coaching you as you heal and grow. My goal is for families to walk in freedom, live more fulfilling lives, satisfying and healthy relationships and have an increased awareness of who they are and God’s purpose for their life.
KELLEY DODSON, LPC, CPCS
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in both Wisconsin and Georgia with over 28 years working therapeutically serving youth, adults, couples and families. My style is compassionate, mindful, creative and empowering. I also value integrating the individual’s spiritual faith or existential sense of purpose into the therapeutic process. I have served clients experiencing a variety of issues including but not limited to adverse childhood experiences, complex trauma, marital discord, family dysfunction, grief & loss, as well as struggles specific to youth & families in foster care and challenges faced by Military Veteran’s reacclimating home. I am inclusive when working with human diversity, having served a varied range of individual identities, cultures and demographics across four different states throughout my career (Wisconsin, Virginia, California and Georgia). I am also a peacetime veteran of the United States Army and Army National Guard, serving honorably as a medic in the mechanized infantry from 1986 to 1995. I went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1994, a Master of Science in Counseling from San Diego State University in 2002. I completed my trauma certification using the NeuroSequential Model of Therapeutics in 2011 and have remained a Clinical Fellow in good standing with the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT) since 2014. I am certified to facilitate comprehensive trauma assessments using the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), which offers a framework to help guide a holistic approach to Trauma Informed Care.
THOMAS KRONEMBERG, NCC, APC
I am an Associate Professional Counselor, certified through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) with a strong desire to serve and help others find their purpose in life. I received my Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Georgia State University and my Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health counseling from Mercer University. I am working under the clinical supervision of Kelley Dodson, LPC, CPCS and working toward becoming a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) under the supervision of Rebecca Muyres, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS. I am friendly, compassionate, and down to earth; dedicated to ensuring that each client receives the best care possible. Since I believe that each person is unique, I utilize various types of treatment modalities to promote healing and growth including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MIT), and play therapy. I have experience working with a number of mental health and emotional concerns, including anxiety, depression, loss and grief, family dysfunction, anger management, substance abuse, pre-marital/marriage counseling, parenting education and men’s issues. I also consider diversity to be one of humanity’s greatest strengths and work to create a safe space for all identities to embark on a journey of wellness. The greatest reward for me is the opportunity to walk along with others on the path to their ideal self.
KAYLA FOX, MS, NCC
I am a friendly, creative and compassionate National Certified Counselor (NCC) with a passion for working with children (4+), adolescents and adults to reach their full potential. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. I am practicing under the clinical supervision of Kelley Dodson, LPC, CPCS and working toward becoming a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) under the supervision of Rebecca Muyres, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS. I have experience working with an array of emotional, social and behavioral concerns including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, family conflict, parenting/co-parenting, relationship conflict, anger management, low self-esteem, trauma, grief and loss. I utilize a Cognitive-Behavioral approach, while also drawing from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused, and Client-Centered Therapy. I also enjoy bringing fun and creativity into the therapeutic process whether it be through the expressive arts or play therapy. I believe everyone has the potential to live a fulfilling life and I strive to work with you as you heal and thrive. Every individual is unique and I am excited to be your partner in reaching your goals.
JAY WILLIAMS, MS
I am a Masters Level counselor in the state of Georgia working under the clinical supervision of Shamika Battle , LPC, CPCS. I am also a certified life coach. I specialize in Individual Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Family Systems Therapy, Children’s Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and more. I am currently working to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) under the supervision of Rebecca Muyres, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS. I earned my bachelor’s degree at the College of New Rochelle majoring in psychology and my master’s degree in school counseling with a concentration in clinical mental health counseling from Liberty University. My specialties lie in working with adults, children, youth, and families that have experienced trauma, physical, sexual and emotional abuse, divorce/blended families, family and life transitions. I also work with couples and relationship issues, parenting concerns, career counseling, women’s issues, personal growth, anxiety, depression, children with autism, ADHD, learning disabilities and emotional disabilities. I offer Christian counseling for individuals and families that wish to have their Christian beliefs incorporated into the counseling process. I have lead women’s, youth and children’s groups volunteering in ministry for more than 20 years. I am an experienced counselor, who utilizes a variety of evidence-based theories that are tailored to the specific needs of my client’s. I have a genuine love, and compassion for all individuals. I believe that everyone has a unique reason, and purpose for being. I am passionate about walking alongside my clients to help manage stressors, overcome struggles, and to help you create a life that includes optimal mental, physical and spiritual health.
SUMMER CURRAN, MS
I am a Masters-level clinician practicing under the clinical supervision of Alice Carpenter Bentley, BC-LPC, NCC, CPCS and direction of Rebecca Muyres, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS. My educational background includes a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Science degree in Psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I also have a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia Southern University (formerly Armstrong Atlantic State University) in Savannah, Georgia. My passion lies in guiding clients through the ups and downs of life using various therapeutic approaches tailored to each specific individual from 9 years old and up. Although my therapeutic approach of choice is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I know that this modality may not fit every client’s needs. Therefore, I also incorporate Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) when necessary. Having worked in law enforcement for 17 years, and being married to a military veteran, I have first-hand knowledge of the stressors faced by first responders and those who have serviced abroad. I have specialized training in the areas of addiction, self-harm, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as well as helping first responders, military and families.
KIRSTEN WILLIAMS, MS, NCC
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I am a creative, empathic, and understanding National Certified Counselor (NCC) with a passion for working with children (10+), teens, and adults. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. I am practicing under the clinical supervision of Latasha Matthews, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, CAMS and working on becoming a Registered Play Therapist under the clinical supervision of Rebecca Muyres, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS. My specialties lie in working with individuals suffering from body dysmorphia, eating disorder diagnoses, and athletes in the realm of mental performance. In addition, I have experience working with an array of emotional and behavioral concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, low self-esteem, trauma/PTSD, personal growth, and grief. I utilize a Narrative therapy approach, while also drawing from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Client-Centered Therapy. I offer Christian counseling for individuals that wish to have their Christian beliefs incorporated into the counseling process. I have led adolescent and young adult ministry groups for 6 years. I have an empathic heart and joy for people. I believe everyone has a unique story to tell. I enjoy incorporating arts, play, dance, and music into therapy sessions. I want to create a safe space where an individual can express themselves most authentically.
I am a counseling intern completing an M.A. in Professional Counseling from Truett McConnell University. I will be graduating in July of 2022. I received a B.S in psychology from Young Harris College in 2016. I am under the supervision of Rebecca Muyres LPC, RPT-S, CPCS and Natalie Ford, PhD, LPC, CPCS. I am passionate about helping children (ages 6+), adolescents, and adults navigate expected and unexpected circumstances in their lives. I work with clients through anxiety, self-esteem, depression, grief/loss, life transitions, ADHD and am being trained in play therapy in order to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). I am a Certified Anger Management Specialist and I also offer Christian counseling for those who are interested in incorporating their faith.