Jared DeFife, PhD, Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, 30329

Jared DeFife, PhD

Jared DeFife, PhD
Accepting new clients - Contact me!

Jared DeFife, PhD

Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - PSY003468
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 27577
Accepting new clients - Contact me!
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2801 Buford Highway NE
Suite T-80
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
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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: Free brief Q&A call for all new clients (schedule today by visiting my website)

Individual relationship counseling: $175 (50 minute)

Couples counseling: $225 (75 minute)

Marriage crisis consult/discernment counseling: $325 (2 hours)

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Has life with your significant other gone from significantly awesome to a significant source of stress and conflict? Where's the love?

Communication problems, frequent arguments, or a lack of intimacy are so painful and so hard to navigate, but before you call up the divorce attorneys, know that there is help to find peace, clarity, and connection again!

If your 'Story of Us' is starting to sound less like a fun romantic comedy and more like a seriously heavy family drama, it's time to reach out for some couples and relationship therapy.

I'm passionate about helping couples calm the chaos and reconnect through some of our most difficult relationship and marriage challenges like constant arguments, "living like roommates", infidelity, battles with the in-laws, and considering divorce.

I know how incredibly difficult and vulnerable it can be to find and reach out to a couples counselor and essentially trust a stranger to help with the most important relationship in your life. It's entirely common and reasonable to have questions like: "Will you judge me?" "Are you going to take sides?" "Will you get our struggles?" "Can you really help us...or is this just going to make things worse?"

Good couples counseling is a very specialized skill-set, and my dedication to your relationship and well-being is a responsibility that I take very seriously. For well over a decade, I have committed my professional career to understanding challenging relationship problems and how psychotherapy helps so that I can bring my best self and clinical skills to our work together.

After my doctorate degree, I completed a 2-year advanced training fellowship in psychotherapy at Harvard Medical School and I have served as a recognized clinical training faculty member at Emory University School of Medicine. I have couples and marriage specific training as a certified Discernment Counselor and advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Gottman Method Couples Therapy approaches.

My message to people seeking therapy for a struggling relationship is this: please don't wait. Reaching out is hard and it takes courage, but don't wait for another argument or another stewing silence. Don't wait for more loneliness, more disconnection, and more discouragement.

Let's work together to help you find a new path towards better connection, compassion, communication, and intimacy. Give me a call and let's get started on working together to help you write a new love story.

Email or Call Jared DeFife, PhD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 27577

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage

Types of Therapy

  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

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