Annisa Pirasteh, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy in Atlanta, Georgia, 30324

Annisa Pirasteh, MS, LMFT

Annisa Pirasteh, MS, LMFT
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Annisa Pirasteh, MS, LMFT

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist, Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 31937
Accepting new clients - Contact me!
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Atlanta, Georgia 30324
  • Accessible Parking
  • Service Animals Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible Building

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: $100 - $200 per hour

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Are you unsure of how to channel your passions into a successful future? Are you having a hard time communicating with a partner or loved one? Do you feel uncomfortable in your own skin? Are you ready to be the main character in your story? If so, you've come to the right place. Welcome! I am here to help and support you on this journey. My approach to therapy provides a creative environment for each of my clients to tap into their own strengths, resources, and abilities, in order to jump "heart-first" towards lasting change. Together we will journey towards creating a happy, healthier you. My hope is that our time together will be the difference that makes a difference.

Email or Call Annisa Pirasteh, MS, LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 31937

More Info About My Practice

My name is Annisa Pirasteh. I am a licensed therapist, conveniently located near Midtown & Buckhead. I have a MS in Marriage & Family Therapy from Valdosta State University and am currently completing a PhD in Family Therapy. My vast education and life experiences make me uniquely qualified to work with a variety of clients, from all walks of life.

The focus of my therapeutic practice centers on collaborating with individuals & couples looking for a place to work through issues in a positive, friendly, and supportive environment. I have assisted clients with issues such as depression, grief & loss, lack of self-worth, career issues, work/life balance, transitional life issues, physical/emotional abuse, and family/parenting issues - to name a few.

My work with couples includes communication issues, pre-marital therapy, co-parenting & parent coaching, filial therapy, as well as support through divorce/separation. I provide PREPARE/ENRICH services for premarital couples looking to prepare for marriage, as well as committed couples looking to enrich their relationship.

I am an LGBTQQIAAP+ affirmative therapist and am passionate about serving the community. I have worked closely with clients through coming out processes & reconciliation with family. As a member of the community, my passion is personal. My office serves as a safe & inviting space for ALL clients.

I am one of only a few Farsi speaking therapists in the Atlanta area. I provide therapy to Iranian-Americans who can speak some English. I work closely with the Middle Eastern and South Asian communities, providing a supportive space - as the daughter of immigrant parents myself. I also have a deep respect & understanding of a variety of religious/spiritual practices, including Christianity, Islam, and The Baha'i Faith. I am here to provide a welcoming space for clients from all cultural & religious backgrounds.

In addition to my therapy and counseling services, I provide Life Coaching sessions to assist clients in creating a plan for a happy and healthier life. Ask me more about these services during a FREE, 15 minute phone consultation!

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

Not sure if therapy or counseling are right for you? I encourage you to see this as one step in your larger self-care plan. Therapy is a wonderful space to explore your life and all the possibilities ahead- even when things are going well. It is commonly thought that therapy is only for those who have a problem or specific issue; however, therapy & counseling can be powerful tools in developing a plan & direction for the life you want to live and the dreams & goals you want to achieve. My creative, solution-focused approach to therapy empowers clients to utilize their own strengths & resources to overcome specific mental health issues as well as coaching them towards their unique successes!

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Other

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Farsi

Groups I Work With

    LGBTQQIAAP, LGBTQ, Lesbian, Women of Color, Intersectionality, Quarter-Life Crisis, Therapy for Therapists, Multi-partner relationships, Sexual Identity, Young Adults, Working Professionals, Coaching, Filial Therapy, Queer Couple Therapy, Multicultural Issues, Iranian, Persian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Baha'i, South Asian, Interfaith, Interreligious

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Immigration issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Racism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Constructivisim
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Filial Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Parent Work
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Play Therapy
  • Poetry Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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