Psychotherapy Services of Atlanta
Serving families and individuals throughout the Atlanta Metro area, including the cities of:
Why Choose PSA?
Making the decision to begin therapy or nutritional counseling is not an easy one. But it can be one of the best decisions you can make to empower yourself & move beyond unresolved issues or to help find the right path to take. Psychotherapy is a collaborative approach between a therapist and client.
AtPsychotherapy Services of Greater Atlanta (PSA), we offer quality care for a wide variety of emotional issues on an outpatient basis. Mental illness is a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, behavior, and eating habits. We can help, whether the problem is a mood disorder like anxiety or depression, a behavior problem which children and teens often struggle with, a poor coping skill like an eating disorder, an addictive behavior like gaming or compulsive shopping, or an addiction problem like substance abuse, we are here.
PSA provides professional evaluation and diagnosis assessments for families and individuals in need of therapy to help begin the healing process and ultimately to recovery from various behavioral issues that affect a person’s overall mental and emotional health and well-being.
Our team of licensed clinicians and nutritionists are specialists in providing treatment for a variety of issues that affect your families general well-being, both nutritionally and emotionally.
Our areas of specialty include:
- Eating Disorders
- Nutritional Counseling
- Child/Adolescent Mood & Behavior Problems
- Anxiety Disorders
- Autism Spectrum
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Substance Abuse & Behavioral Addictions
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How Can PSA Help You?
Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, emotional overeating, long history of yo-yo dieting and weight loss, poor body image, males with eating disorders, relapse prevention and maintaining recovery after in-patient treatment, support for parents and families of people with eating disorders.
Child & Adolescent Transition
Helping a child/teen transition from childhood into adulthood. We work with children ages 4 and above with a wide variety of issues including behavior problems, low self-image, social problems, ADHD, low grades and academic problems.
Improving parenting skills, communication problems, boundaries & discipline, navigating separation and divorce, general support for single or married parents, surviving a family crisis, and helping parents support their LGBTQ child.
Self-esteem, improving confidence & body image, women’s health concerns, sexual assault or rape, history of trauma, relationship issues, improving indepence levels, and improving overall mood.
Addiction & Addictive Behaviors
Chemical abuse/dependency, dual diagnosis including mood disorders and addictive behaviors including: compulsive shopping, video gaming, and computer addiction, compulsive overeating, and relapse prevention.
Mood & Anxiety Disorders
All mood and anxiety disorders including: depression, bipolar disorder, general anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), or anger and temperament management issues.
Improve social skills and communication with others, educate family members and help parents best help their child or adult child, connect the family with good resources needed for child to excel, strengthen self image and confidence, become more aware of how my behavior and actions effect others.
Grief, loss of a child or loved one
Miscarriage, abortion, still- birth, SIDS and infertility issues. Also including life’s “normal losses“ like divorce, loss of job, “letting go“ of an addiction or eating disorder.
Medical Nutrition therapy helps manage chronic conditions that affect mental health and overall well-being. We assess dietary intake, identify changes and develop a nutrition care plan. The plan includes developing a healthier relationship with food and promotes normalized eating habits. We in specialize behavior modification and identify and assist with barriers that affect change.
Psychotherapy Services of Atlanta’s Team of Professionals
Sharon R Peterson, LSCW, CEDS
As a trained clinical social worker in the mental health field, Sharon, works with children from age four, tweens, teens, adults, and families. Her passion and enthusiasm about her profession has always been a frequent compliment by many of the families she’s worked with.
Sharon has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 1998.
Sharon specializes in treating the following:
Eating Disorders, Behavioral and Mood Disorders in kids, Support for Parents, Women’s Issues, Addiction and Addictive Behaviors (relapse prevention, compulsive shopping, obsessive gaming, electronic addiction, compulsive eating….), Autism, and Grief Counseling.
Lea Noring, MS
Lea Noring, M.S., is Program Director of Walden Behavioral Care’s Alpharetta and Dunwoody Clinics and holds a master’s degree in Family Sociology from Valdosta State University
Lea specializes in treating the following:
Eating Disorders, ADHD, Couples Therapy, Co-Parenting Therapy
Psychotherapy Services of Atlanta’s Testimonials
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Psychotherapy Services Of Atlanta
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