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Susan Kerley MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Susan Kerley is a Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor. Susan draws upon an integrated and holistic approach to treatment in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Susan works with diverse lifestyles and family structures and aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for all clients.

"Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders."

- Henry David Thoreau

I believe we all have that seed, it just needs to be nurtured.

My Mission

My goal is to work within your framework of values and beliefs to help you learn new ways to cope with challenges both now and in the future.

I work with diverse lifestyles and family structures and aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for all clients. GLBT clients are welcome, as are all religious and spiritual beliefs.

I have offices in Roswell and Marietta.

I Can Help With

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Adjustment/life transitions/divorce
  • Emotional regulation (including anger and self-injury)
  • Parenting training and support
  • Gifted children, adults, and families
  • Communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Self image/confidence
  • Stress management
  • Men's issues
  • Women's issues
  • Workplace problems and career development
  • ADHD and behavioral disorders
  • Developmental disabilities/autism spectrum/Asperger's

Downloads

To expedite your first appointment please take the time to print and fill out the corresponding paperwork.

Download Adult Paperwork

Download Child/Teen Paperwork

Schedule

Susan has been helping both families and individuals improve their mood, interactions, and quality of life for 10+ years. If you are seeking help big or small, please call 770-971-9311 ext. 4 to set up your appointment. You can also schedule online and complete intake forms any time at Secure Client Area.

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Susan Kerley

Susan Kerley is a Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor. Susan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Capella University with a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Susan earned her Bachelor's Degree in Communications from the State University of New York at Brockport, also Summa Cum Laude, and is an inducted member of Chi Sigma Iota, Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International.

Susan draws upon an integrated and holistic approach to treatment in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) are the primary orientations used in counseling adults, teens, and families. When working with children, Susan utilizes a combination of directive and nondirective play therapy and Adlerian play therapy approaches, depending on each child's specific needs. Expressive, creative, and experiential therapies such as Gestalt, art, and narrative therapy are also incorporated based on the specific needs and goals of the client. Parenting support and training are an important component of treatment services and available for parents of elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as parents of young adults.

Additionally, Susan has 15 years of experience in the corporate business realm and is able to integrate this experience to help others with workplace issues, stress management stemming from less than ideal workplace environments, and career development plans.

If you need to request a statement, invoice, or any other private information please email susankerley@comcast.net.

You can reach me at 770-971-9311 ext. 4 Tuesday - Friday during normal business hours.

To manage and set appointments please visit our Secure Client Area

Thank you!