Mary Elizabeth Burns

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, National Board Certified Counselor, DBT Trained

Mary Elizabeth Burns

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, National Board Certified Counselor, DBT Trained

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst
License Status: I'm a certified professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Associate Professional Counselor - APC007997
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

Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

333 Sandy Springs Circle
Suite 103
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
210 Creekstone Ridge
Woodstock, Georgia 30188

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My Approach to Helping

My specialty is working with teens, families and individuals to help navigate through issues such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-harm, eating disorders, LGBTQ+ issues, and Covid related adjustment issues (social anxiety). I am down to earth and feel therapy should be a judgement free, safe zone.

Empathy and acceptance are how I structure my practice, along with using dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other relevent therapies gaged towards each individual in order for my clients to obtain their desired change as efficiently as possible. My goal is for my clients to leave each session, including the first, with strategies and tools that they can put into use to begin feeling a sense of hope and relief. Emotion regulation, mindfulness, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness are skills that aid in the reduction of anxiety and depression, enabling you to function at a higher level and improve other facets in your life simultaneously, such as relationships, family and career, creating a more fulfilled and satisfying life. Therapy is a process, it does take patience and time, it's worth it.

More Info About My Practice

I am starting a new teen DBT group. Each client will attend a DBT class once weekly and individual session once weekly. We incorporate parents and siblings as therapy progresses. Please let me know if you are interested.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    My specialty is working with teens, adults, and families dealing with anxiety, depression, attention-deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), eating disorders, self-harm, trauma recovery, and divorce recovery.

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Professional Sports
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Shame
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

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