Roberta (Bobbi) Ballard

Psychologist, license GA #PSY004181

Roberta (Bobbi) Ballard

Psychologist, license GA #PSY004181

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Telehealth Available
Professions: Psychologist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - PSY004181
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: Free 15-minute phone consultation.
Therapy sessions: 45 minutes, $200.
Initial intake appointment: 60 minutes, $265.
Free Initial Consultation

Offices

Marietta, Georgia 30060

My Approach to Helping

When my clients first start therapy with me, they feel burnt out and overwhelmed. They are talented, creative and perceptive, but they are running low on energy and motivation, and they have often been fighting a chronic battle against anxiety and depression.

In therapy, you can find balance and increased confidence. We can work through blocks and heal past wounds, and you can begin to live with more energy and courage.

Feedback from therapy clients is that I’m accepting, warm, and perceptive, and therapy with me is both deeply personal and highly actionable. I have a rich tool box of practical skills to share with clients. My clients generally tell me that they feel more in control of their life and their feelings. As physical and emotional health improve, their careers and relationships also get better.

I've been a psychologist for over 20 years, and I treat adults and teens in 28 states via online therapy. I see many creative professionals, and helping people with chronic depression and anxiety is my specialty. Often there is past trauma that we work on healing.

From the comfort of your own home, we'll work together in online therapy and get you on track to live the creative and joyful life you want.

More Info About My Practice

If you live in one of the following states, I can be your therapist for online therapy:

Alabama • Arizona • Arkansas • Colorado • Delaware • District of Columbia • Georgia • Illinois • Kansas • Kentucky • Maine • Maryland • Minnesota • Missouri • Nebraska • Nevada • New Hampshire • New Jersey • North Carolina • Ohio • Oklahoma • Pennsylvania • Tennessee • Texas • Utah • Virginia • West Virginia • Wisconsin

I can provide telepsychology (online therapy) in all U.S. states that are part of PSYPACT. Currently, that is the above 28 states. However, more states have introduced PSYPACT laws. So, the number of states served by PSYPACT is steadily increasing.

Roberta Ballard, Ph.D. – Authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology (APIT), APIT #10527.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Groups I Work With

    I work a lot with creative professionals who deal with chronic depression and anxiety. They are often working hard to stay true to themselves, which feels like they’re swimming against the tide — and it can wear them out.

    Why therapy specifically for creatives? As an artist or creative professional, your talent and passion for creativity give you a unique outlet for expressing yourself, processing feelings, and contributing to the world. The more difficult side of creativity is that many artists and creatives feel their feelings acutely.

    In therapy with me, you can learn how to better harness your feelings for artistic creation. At the same time, you can learn coping skills to handle the emotions that can be draining or overwhelming.

    Your reasons for seeking therapy may or may not be about your creativity. But you reasonably want a therapist who understands the unique issues that can make your artistic life feel unpredictable and stressful. I’ve worked with creatives and artists in therapy for over 20+ years. Also, I can’t stop making things myself. Somehow this combination evolved into a deeply rewarding specialty.

Industries & Communities Served

  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Psychodynamic

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