Community Partners

Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling works closely with many professionals in the community to best serve you!

Teachers As Tutors

Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling works hand in hand with Teachers as Tutors to offer a holistic approach to your child's emotional and academic needs. Teachers as Tutors offers the following services from certified teachers with classroom experience: 

  • Tutoring for regular Ed K-12th grade

  • Tutoring for special education K-12th grade

  • Homeschool Assistance

  • IEP Advovacy and support

  • Educational Assessments

To learn more about Teachers as Tutors services (formely K8 Tutoring), visit their website: or call 678-783-7592

Dr. Katrina Lokken

Dr. Lokken is a clinical psychologist who specializes in conducting psychological evaluations. She works with children, adolescents, and adults, using unique and specialized techniques to help her clients achieve their individual success. With more than 15 years of combined training and experience, Dr. Lokken strives to help individuals achieve their goals, build on their strengths, and improve on their weaknesses. Dr. Lokken and JCAC collaborate often to offer counseling and assist in gaining more answers with psychological evaluations. 

To learn more about Dr. Lokken and her services please visit

Sugar Hill Church

Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling Partners with Sugar Hill Church to offer support & educational groups to the adolescent program within the church. The group titled "Not Alone" will approach difficult subjects such as divorcing parents, depression, anxiety, self harm, relationships, and identity. The goal of JCAC and Sugar Hill Church is to bridge the gap between the challenges of life and one's faith. To learn more about these groups, please call JCAC's Clinical Director, Erica Gregory at 404-512-2795

Pinecrest Academy

Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling works closely with Pinecrest to offer counseling services to their students and their families. JCAC and Pinecrest have a built a trusting relationship in which the school counselors, Melissa Sulhoff and Marjorie Poss, and the child's teacher collaborates with the counselor to find the best solutions for your child.

Pinecrest Academy is a private, Pre-K3 through 12, college preparatory Catholic school. We provide an atmosphere of academic rigor and critical thinking, while offering personalized attention in a Christ-centered environment of faith and reason. Our mission is to form Christian leaders who will transform society. Following the educational philosophy of the Legionaries of Christ, we implement Integral Formation® to develop the spiritual, intellectual, human, and apostolic dimensions of the whole child. We welcome families of all faiths.

Contact: 770-888-4477

Torah Day School Of Atlanta

Torah Day School of Atlanta is an independent private day school serving close to three hundred and fifty students kindergarten through eighth grade. Offering a rigorous academic program both in Judaic and general studies, TDSA's goal is to infuse its students with a love of learning and a deep-seated connection with their Torah heritage. Their faculty and administrators seek to teach and develop each child academically, socially, physically and spiritually, in an emotionally safe and nurturing environment.

Contact: 404-982-0800

Integrated Psychiatric Services

Integrated Psychiatric Services was established in Alpharetta by Dr. Sonali Bora who believes in evidence-based treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders. Dr. Bora is a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist committed to improving the emotional lives of her clients. Dr. Bora has worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) for 10 years treating complex patients with physical and emotional illnesses. Her practice focuses on integrating the mind and body to improve physical and mental wellness. The practice serves patients ages 4 and up.

To support the growing needs, we have 2 experienced nurse practitioners Stephanie Nnamchi and Jordan Bell who are very closely supervised by Dr Bora. They foster mental wellness through individualized treatment focused on psychological interventions and medication management. 

To learn more about Dr. Bora and Integrated Psychiatric Services, please visit

District Psychiatry and Wellness

District Psychiatry and Wellness is a concierge psychiatry practice dedicated to delivering high quality, individualized care.

Dr. Erika Kappes Zavyalov is a board-certified psychiatrist originally from the Northern Virginia area. She is licensed to practice in Virginia and Georgia. She sees patients in Virginia in person or via tele-health and is able to see patients in Georgia via tele-health. Dr. Kappes has a passion for mental and physical wellness and she strives to provide concierge level care to each patient. Her main interests lie in nutrition, holistic and integrative psychiatry, performance optimization and pharmacology.

For more information on the benefits of choosing concierge medicine or to learn more about Dr. Kappes, please visit