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May
14
No Cost Boot Camp 4 Divorcing Women: Empowering Women With Knowledge






In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director and Owner of JCAC, talks about how JCAC participates in a No Cost Boot Camp for Divorcing Women. Erica's role is the counselor and this team gives no cost information to women going through a divorce or may go through a divorce in the near future, in order to support, empower, and provide needed information to go through this process successfully. In this video, Erica explains the rolls of each team member - the Counselor, Lawyer, Private Investigator, and Financial Advisor.



To register at no cost or for additional questions: Please call Debbie Dorman (770) 377-4941



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May
07
EMDR Explained: Treatment for Trauma That Really Works!







In this video, Ginny Vose, Trauma Specialist and Mental Health Counselor with JCAC, shares with you a trauma treatment called EMDR and what a typical EMDR session looks like. Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, or EMDR is a treatment that enables people to heal from the emotional distress that results from disturbing life experiences by changing the way traumatic memories are stored. In this video, Ginny walks you through Bilateral Stimulation techniques as well as the process of “raising your window of tolerance” through treatment.


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Apr
30
Becoming Whole with IFS Counseling: How it Can Help You




In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, explains the techniques and overarching themes of IFS or Internal Family Systems. She breaks down the three parts of the self, the Manager, the Firefighter, and the Exile. Alice also explains The Self Concept and how to rediscover The Self to lead the other internal parts in a collaborative and cohesive way. Therapy can help you to get to know these different parts, understand what they need, build a healthier attachment with The Self, and heal interpersonal wounds.


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Apr
23
Helping The Whole Child: JCAC Partnership with Teachers As Tutors






In this video, Lori Spencer, Owner of Teachers as Tutors, talks about her partnership with Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling. Lori started Teachers as Tutors to help children in an academic way, while JCAC helps the child behaviorally. Counseling + Tutoring = Meeting the Needs of the Whole Child. The tutors at Teachers as Tutors are all certified teachers with classroom experience, so they know what children go through during the school day. They serve special education students and regular education students, Pre-K through 12th grade, covering all subjects. They also offer special education teachers with many years of experience writing IEP's and running IEP's meetings in schools to ad...


Apr
16
How To Talk To Someone About Suicide








In this video, Erica gives advice on how to talk to a loved one who you fear is suicidal, and how to give support if you find out your concern is correct. She discusses three major warning signs that an individual needs in order to cross the threshold to truly attempt suicide. Erica also explains why connecting with a suicidal loved one is so important, as well as how to truly connect with them. In this video you will also be provided with good questions to ask to get the answers you need. Check out the resources below to get the support you need to help your loved one.


Mental Health Support and Advocacy www.NAMI.Org


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention https://afsp.org


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Apr
09
How Depression In Children Looks Different Than Adults









In this video, Erica explains what depression looks like in children. Depression in children looks different than depression in adults. Erica describes what that looks like, provides warning signs for parents to look out for, and gives tips on how you can support your child or teen at home. In this video, Erica also discusses how depression affects school and what medical depression vs. situational depression looks like in children.


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Apr
02
What To Expect: First Appointment With JCAC







In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, explains what you should expect during your first appointment with Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling. She starts with the creation of your client portal, the first communication with your counselor, as well as details about virtual and in-office sessions. Erica then explains what you will discuss with your counselor during your first meeting; including your past, your present, your future goals, as well as coming up you’re your treatment plan. She then explains what to expect if you are seeking individual counseling, couples counseling, or child/adolescent counseling. To learn more, please see the links below.




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Mar
26
Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Counselor, & Therapist. What's The Difference?










In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, explains the differences between psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors/therapists. She discusses the differences in required schooling as well as what appointments and services look like. Erica also breaks down the different licenses that counselors can have depending on school program and experience. In this video, Erica also provides questions to ask clinicians, and yourself, to help you find the best match for you.



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Mar
19
Guided Imagery to Letting Go Of Anxiety to Find Peace and Calm








In this video, Ginny Vose, Counselor with JCAC, leads you through an exercise to learn how to physically and mentally relax through your stress or anxiety. You will learn how to incorporate grounding techniques, such a breathing, contracting your body, and imagery, to relax your mind and body.



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Mar
12
Guided Imagery to Manage Difficult Emotions: Finding Calm Using Supportive Relationships






In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, teaches you how to handle difficult emotions by grounding your body through guided imagery. You will learn how to incorporate grounding techniques and loving relationships to help you find your calm.



Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


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