Deborah Lathrop PhD, LMSW, Counseling in Atlanta, Georgia, 30328

Deborah Lathrop

PhD, LMSW

Deborah Lathrop

PhD, LMSW

Professions: Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Master social worker - MSW005159
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

Offices

5881 Glenridge Drive
Suite 245
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
201 Cove Rd
Jasper, Georgia 30143

My Approach to Helping

I believe everyone has the capacity and desire for individual growth. Whether an individual has come from a troubled background or a supportive family environment, there is always room for increased personal awareness and development. I believe in providing a very supportive environment, both physically and emotionally. I am caring, empathetic, and direct in my approach to couples and to individuals. I primarily use psychodynamic therapy but am familiar with many other models. I use what will work! In my work with the gifted and creative, I base my approach on Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

As a gifted individual, the mother of five gifted children, coach of over a hundred Odyssey of the Mind students, and a PhD in Gifted and Creative Educational Psychology, I have decades of experience in navigating the positive and negative aspects of giftedness: increased sensitivities, perfectionism, underachievement, Asperger's, synesthesia.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Couples, pre-marital, gifted, creative, talented

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Journal Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
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