Virtual Presentation: Ensuring a Safe Summer: Helping your Teen Avoid Depression, Anxiety, & Substance Use on June 22, 2020 at 7PM. … Read More »
Atlanta Specialized Care is providing a limited number of scholarships covering 100% of individual treatment costs for front line workers whose mental health has been impacted by their service during COVID-19. They have offices in Dunwoody and Alpharetta. Interested parties should contact Tatiana Matthews email@example.com
My high school aged daughter was just diagnosed with a learning disability. She is devastated. How can I help her feel better?
Heart Broken Mama
Dear Heart Broken Mama,
It is normal for a child (and their family for that matter,) to grieve the diagnosis of a “learning disability.” Typically, a lack of understanding and education regarding the diagnosis tends to feed negative beliefs about self and what the future may hold.… Read More »
By Theresa Westfall MS, LPC for The Aha! Connection
The recent concerns about the spread of COVID-19 have created major ripple effects. Many children are home from school and many parents are working from home (when they are able) or taking time off from work.… Read More »
Tatiana asked one of her fellow counselors to share with us an article regarding coping with anxiety during the Coronavirus. Neitcha Thomsen is an LCSW and certified in treating anxiety. She sees clients in both their Dunwoody and Alpharetta locations.
Stress is a reaction to something happening now.… Read More »
Tatiana asked one of her co-workers to share with us an article regarding trends in teen substance abuse. I am so thankful for her desire to help our community with mental health issues……
As an addiction therapist who works with teens and young adults, I have a seen a huge shift in teen substance use within the past few years.… Read More »
by Audra H Anders for The Aha! Connection
Tatiana spoke on Sunday at Dunwoody Presbyterian Church. I was curious to see the inside of this “new” church on Peeler Road and also wanted to support my amazingly talented friend, Tatiana. The church meets in the odd looking building on Peeler Road between all the dentist offices and Brook Run park. … Read More »
Tatiana asked one of her fellow counselors to share with us an article regarding anxiety and sleep. Neitcha Thomsen is an LCSW and certified in treating anxiety. She sees clients in both their Dunwoody and Alpharetta locations. I met her at our latest book club event!
Anxiety, we all have it.… Read More »
Tatiana asked her new intern to write the following in response to the number of folks who have asked her “Does religion help when it comes to mental health?”
Studies have shown that those who consider themselves religious or practice a religion are more resilient and have better mental health.… Read More »
My daughter is 14 and started at DHS this year. She has been here and in the schools since 1st grade. She used to have lots of friends but I noticed during 7th and 8th grade she would have one friend at a time. Since high school she has no girlfriends. It’s really breaking my heart and I am not sure what to do to as a parent!! … Read More »
How do I know when it is time to take someone to the hospital instead of a counselor?
When a friend or family member has overtly threatened or inferred thoughts of suicide or homicide or expressed a lack of hope or intention for the future, do not leave them unattended and take them immediately to the hospital.… Read More »
Atlanta Specialized Care Continues to Treat Mental Health While Addressing Underserved Adult Autism Population
ATLANTA, GA, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 – Atlanta Specialized Care, a professional counseling practice, is proud to treat mental health for adults, adolescents, and children as well as the under-served adult autism population. With offices in Alpharetta and Sandy Springs, Atlanta Specialized Care offers a variety of counseling interventions to address many challenges, such as mood, family, trauma, and addiction for the general population, but is unique in their additional area of expertise working with adults on the autism spectrum.… Read More »