individual counseling & psychotherapy


Individual counseling

a personal journey

Individual counseling, psychotherapy, or talk therapy is a collaborative process between counselor and client that aims to promote change and improve quality of life. At Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling, our therapists are trained to offer DBT- Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and CBT- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to work with mental illness, addiction, heal from the past, or interpersonal growth. Other mediums are used to access the emotion that words cannot reach such as art therapy, sand tray therapy, writing, relaxation techniques, music, and stress management. Individual counseling offers a space of emotional safety allowing healing to occur.


self help

growth and healing

Therapy can help people confront barriers that interfere with emotional and mental well-being, and it can also increase positive feelings such as compassion, self-esteem, love, courage, and peace. Many people enjoy the therapeutic journey and they may pursue ongoing psychotherapy as a means of self-growth and self-actualization. Whether you are mourning a loss, feeling lost and need direction, having difficulty in a relationship, a safe relationship with a counselor can help you on your journey. Our therapists at JCAC provide and hold a space for clients to feel at ease, emotionally safe, and understood. From this basis, therapeutic skills are utilized to assist clients in exploring and working through distress and increase balance in their lives.



PTSD counseling

At Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling, we are honored to offer counseling services to Veterans, first responders, and their families. Who better to offer counseling than a vet himself; James King, LPC is a licensed professional counselor that served two tours for his country . He is able to combine his training as counselor with the real life understanding of the military culture and lifestyle. He works with Vets individually and with their families cope with PTSD, adjusting to the civilian lifestyle, mental health, and substance abuse concerns. Accepting Tricare and BCBS insurance carriers. At JCAC we also offer counseling services to children of Vets, Couple's Therapy, and Neurotherapy for traumatic brain injuries.


Mental Health

finding stability

Our counselors specialize working with mental health, and personality disorders. We treat a wide variety of mental health issues including: depression, anxiety, OCD-obsessive compulsion disorder, specific phobias, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, PTSD, trauma related disorders, Eating Disorders, among many others. We have strong working relationships with excellent psychiatrists in the community. If you would like more information please ask for a psychiatric referral when you call!


 addiction counseling

taking control

Our counselors at Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling have specialized training to treat and work with an array of addictions such as: alcohol, drug, sexual, gambling, gaming, and eating addictions. We are an outpatient facility that can offer weekly appointments. We strive to work with individual and the family to increase the understanding of addiction and how to take the necessary steps toward a healthier lifestyle. We practice a non-judgement client centered model of therapy meeting each person where they are in their progress. We are an outpatient counseling center and we are happy to take referrals from inpatient settings for ongoing collaborative care. Please call the intake line if you have an questions.

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