CARE Therapeutic Services, LLC

 

Counseling And Relationship Enrichment for Children and Adults

 


5041 Dallas Hwy, Ste 402

Powder Springs, GA 30127

Phone: 678-354-5594

Fax: 678-288-7945  

 


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ELIZABETH WAITE, MS, LMFT
Co-founder of CARE, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

EMail – Elizabeth@caretherapy.org


Elizabeth is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Georgia (#001175). Elizabeth earned a BS in Public and Social Services with a minor in Psychology at Kennesaw State University in 1999 and a MS in Marriage and Family Therapy/Human Development & Family Studies (with a minor in international studies) at Auburn University in 2003. She is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists. Elizabeth has experience counseling individuals, families, couples and groups in a variety of settings, including: outpatient mental health facilities, in-home therapy, and in child/adolescent residential treatment programs and group home settings.  Elizabeth has always enjoyed work with adolescents, and has found her work with military families especially rewarding, however, helping all clients overcome their challenges is gratifying journey addressing concerns related to mood and anxiety disorders, grief/loss, trauma recovery, adjustment, and self-destructive behaviors/choices.  Communication, interpersonal skills, and self-awareness/self-care are essential building blocks of therapeutic techniques.

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HEIDI CASTANEDA, MA, LPC
Co-founder of CARE, Licensed Professional Counselor

EMail – Heidi@caretherapy.org


Heidi is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia (LPC006056). She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2003 with a BS degree in Psychology. She received her MA degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University in 2007. Since 2003, Heidi began her passion in the mental health field gaining valuable experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults in the individual, group, and family settings. Heidi is affiliated with ACA (American Counseling Association). Heidi's special interests include assisting clients in overcoming stress, anxiety, depression, trauma history, self-harm; grief from death or divorce; resolving conflicts and improving communication in relationships.  Heidi believes incorporating CBT skills, identification/utilization of coping mechanisms, positive communication, and healthy mental and physical well being are all important tools in healing and in a happy, fulfilled life.

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MARK BUTCHER, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

EMail – Mark@caretherapy.org


Mark has worked in the helping profession in a variety of roles and settings: in schools, homes, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facilities. He holds an MA in psychology from the University of West Georgia and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Mark's therapeutic focus consists in meeting the patient right where they're at and tailoring the treatment process to their specific needs and goals. To achieve this he relies on Person-Centered, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive-Behavioral interventions.


****MARK IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING TELEMENTAL HEALTH CLIENTS ONLY AT THIS TIME


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KAREN FULLER, MS, LAMFT
Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Under direction of Elizabeth Waite, LMFT

EMail – Karen@caretherapy.org


Karen earned her Master of Science in Human Services with a specialization in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from Capella University and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Kennesaw University. She is a member of The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, The Association for Play Therapy, and The International Honor Society of Psychology.  Karen incorporates a systemic approach to therapy that considers individual and family issues from a holistic perspective. She specializes in working with parenting issues, anxiety, stress management, infertility, grief and loss, self-esteem, trauma, and military family life.  Karen utilizes her Play therapy certification and EMDR basic training techniques for children, adults, couples, and families to provide insight into inner conflicts and resolve dysfunctional relational patterns through directive and non-directive work.

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GIGI HUBBARD, MEd, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

EMail – gigi@caretherapy.org


 Gigi graduated with her M.Ed. in Community Counseling from the University of West Georgia, and she is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia (LPC005317).  Gigi has worked for 20 years providing individual, group and family therapy for children, adolescents and their families in a variety of settings including residential, day treatment, outpatient & alternative school.  She provides therapeutic intervention to address general psychological issues including grief/loss, mood disturbances, interpersonal relationships, conflict resolution, anger management, psychosis, etc.  Gigi has also received specialized training in providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy to victims of physical and sexual abuse as well as neglect.   


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Nakeya Gore, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Email: nakeya@caretherapy.org


Nakeya Gore is a licensed clinical social worker that has worked in the helping field since 1999.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Georgia and masters in social work from Valdosta State University. Her experience has ranged from providing services in outpatient mental health clinics to conducting assessments into psychiatric hospitals and intensive programs. She views counseling as a journey to wellness and living your best life whether you are struggling with depression, substance abuse, work-related stress or family issues.  Nakeya employs cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic interventions, solution focused and narrative therapy to help you add to your toolbox and develop coping skills that will sustain you throughout your life. Her genuine fondness for helping others is displayed by humor and kindness. 

 

 

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Adrienne Warren, MA, LPC, NCC, MAC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Master Addictions Counselor

Certified Breathwork Coach

Email: adrienne@caretherapy.org


Adrienne completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Spelman College in 2003 and her Master of Arts in Community Counseling, with a Marriage and Family Therapy concentration, from Argosy University, Atlanta in 2010. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. While working in a crisis call center Adrienne realized her passion in helping others and made the decision to pursue a counseling degree.  Since then she has recognized her gift in helping others achieve their goals and manifest their dreams and desires. Adrienne has worked in a multitude of settings, such as crisis call centers, community agencies, hospice, out-patient addiction treatment centers, and private practice;  and with a wide variety of populations and presenting issues, including adults, children & adolescents, couples, families, and the elderly experiencing severe and persisting mental illness, crisis, trauma, grief & loss, and addictions. Adrienne currently provides psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families, focusing on trauma resolution, posttraumatic stress, grief and loss, depression, addiction, anxiety, and relationship issues. Adrienne is also a certified Breathwork Coach and has been utilizing Breathwork to support individuals in conjunction with psychotherapy to release stress and increase energy levels.

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