John R. Ballew
John R. Ballew
|Professions: Life Coach, Counselor, Psychotherapist|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor - LPC000577|
Billing and Insurance
I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage
Fees: $140-$160 per hour. I keep some reduced-fee spaces available for low-income clients. I can provide a no-cost initial consultation by phone to make sure we're a good fit.
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My clients often come to me because anxiety, depression, or relationship problems keep them from the happiness they deserve. I help all kinds of people, and specialize in LGBT concerns. I often work with busy professionals who must juggle personal and work demands, and who need help finding balance. If you want to learn more about me, please visit my website. You'll find articles I've written on many topics there. If you're ready to get started, I'll work alongside you.
I keep my client load low so I can offer the best possible care. My clients find me engaged and active, supportive and empathetic. I work out of my home office in the Virginia-Highland neighborhood, offering a tranquil and comfortable space to talk about your challenges. I love what I do!
As my location in the heart of Atlanta suggests, I work with a diverse group of women and men. I enjoy that diversity. I'm a seasoned psychotherapist, bringing more than 25 years of experience in private practice to my work. I offer therapy to both couples and individuals.
Email or Call John R. Ballew at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 14110
More Info About My Practice
I do not bill insurance directly, but I see a number of clients who are reimbursed for the cost of therapy based on out-of-network coverage in their insurance plan. Please ask me if you have questions.
What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist
I'm grateful for work that allows me to make a difference in people's lives. After 25 years in private practice, I remain curious about the new people who come to my consultation room and I am eager to get started in helping them find their way forward. I know the process of finding a therapist can feel intimidating for many people. I also know that the courage to step through the therapist's office door can be rewarded with a more fulfilling life. When I feel I've made a contribution to making someone's life better, I'm a happy guy!
The Duration and Frequency of Therapy
One of my first questions with new clients is often, "How will we know when we've finished our work? What do we need to accomplish together?" I support my clients in making choices about frequency and length of therapy. So some people come in weekly; others every other week or less often. Some people come in with very specific concerns and want to deal with a few issues, taking no more time than necessary. Others find that therapy is part of how they care for themselves and want to establish a longer-term relationship. A good therapist is responsive to the client's needs and concerns and adjusts the pace of work accordingly.
Services I Provide
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
I work with adults of all sorts; many of my clients are LGBT people.
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