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Family Counseling Dacula GA

Family counseling helps family members to resolve conflicts and solve communication problems. Families in counseling work to resolve issues and function better as a family unit. Read on to lean more and to find licensed family therapists in Dacula, GA who provide family therapy.

Ms. Christine Burrell Townsend
Sunrise Counseling
(770) 985-2050
2386 Clower Street Bldg G-101
Snellville, GA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, ACSW
Licensed in Georgia
19 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Parenting Issues, Self Abuse, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Firesetting, Anger Management, Women's
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Step Families, Gifted
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Lloyd Looney
(678) 612-3936
Dacula, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ms. Devona M. Stalnaker, ABD, MA, LPC, NCC
(678) 318-1994
The Stark Buliding, 195 W. Pike Street, Suite 201
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Domestic Abuse or Violence,Gay Lesbian Issues,Loss or Grief,Relationship Issues
Gender
Female
Education
I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from Xavier University of New Orleans, LA, and a Masters of Arts degree in Psychology from Georgia School of Professional Psychology (now Argosy University-Atlanta, GA).
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Integrated Wellness Counseling Services, LLC

Mrs. Cathy Arrington, LAPC, NCC, MACC
(770) 231-9691
750 Longleaf Blvd, Suite A
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anxiety or Fears,Career Counseling,Depression,Divorce,Domestic Abuse or Violence,Loss or Grief,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Education
Marriage and Family Certificate from Argosy University, 2011Master's in Community Counseling from Argosy University, 2010Bachelor's in Psychology from Georgia State University, 2007
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Cathy Arrington, LAPC, NCC, MACC

James Dutton
(678) 713-4923
Lawrenceville, GA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Margaret Garvin
Ascent Performance Consultants
(678) 252-2181
2330 Scenic Highway Suite 301
Snellville, GA
Credentials
Credentials: PhD, LPC
Licensed in Georgia
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Pare
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans, Offenders/Perpetrators, Caregivers, Step Families, Interracial Families/Couples, Grandparents, College Students
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Carl Peck
(678) 697-1141
Lawrenceville, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Sports Counseling, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mrs. Susan B Jung
(678) 568-2484
Winning Strides, Ltd.285 South Perry Street
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Divorce, Loss or Grief
Qualification
School: University of Florida
Year of Graduation: 1975
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $190
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Jennifer Collins
(770) 475-6670
Alpharetta, GA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, School, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Amber Illum
(678) 425-0975
Winder, GA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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Parenting advice tips for spending more time talking to your kids

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John Thompson
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Talking to a teenager can be difficult, although experts say itA recent British study has found that children who spend the most time with their dads are happier than kids who have less face time with their fathers.

According to the NY Daily News, researchers from the Children's Society in Great Britain found that kids' happiness is linked to how much time they spend talking to their dads. Kids who chat with their fathers "most days" rated their overall happiness at 87 out of 100, while kids who "rarely" talk to their dads rated themselves a 79 on the happiness scale.

While the teen years can be especially difficult for parents trying to keep the lines of communication open with their sons and daughters, researchers say the study indicates the importance of talking with teens since it affects their relationships later in life.

Fathers may want to consider some parenting advice for effectively communicating with their teens, according to PsychCentral.com:

1. Be a good listener.
2. Respect your child's privacy.
3. Give him or her increasing independence.
4. Schedule times to talk about mundane topics, such as homework.
5. Focus on the positives before offering constructive criticism.

As for things to avoid when it comes to talking to teenagers, experts say don't nag or lecture them, and remember to keep confidences secret to ensure they'll keep confiding in you.
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