Counseling Services

“Helping adults and children that have had difficult life experiences during their childhood heal & lead more fulfilling lives”

Our counseling program serves children and adults who experienced these adversities in their childhood:

Child of Divorced or Separated Parents
Child  of Incarcerated Parent
Child of Alcoholic/Substance Abusing Parent
Child of Parent with Mental Health Issues
Witness of mass violence
Traumatic Grief

Based on your assessment with your counselor you will be provided with 8-10 counseling sessions at no cost. These sessions are 50 minutes long unless otherwise specified.

Our Counseling Program Goals:

  • To provide a safe, caring, and compassionate environment, with competent counselors trained in effective therapeutic interventions that assist and support children, adults, and families healing from childhood adversities.
  • To provide support of victims through linking them to additional community resources as well as assist them with applying for victim compensation when appropriate.

How to be referred for counseling services:

1. Complete the referral form and submit by faxing to 706-928-5183 or emailing to

           Referral for Therapeutic Counseling

2. Upon receiving a referral our Counseling Coordinator, Robin Whisnant will contact you to ask a few questions in order to best fit you with one of our licensed therapists.

3. Wait to be contacted by your assigned therapist who will schedule your first appointment.

4. Complete the Client Welcome Packet and the initial assessment form and bring with you to your first appointment.

Client Welcome Packet      Adult Initial Assessment Form  OR  Adolescent-Child Initial Assessment Form

Meet Our Team of Counselors:

Kimberly Allen, LMFT
Mandee Crawford, LPC
Colleen Dougherty, LCSW
Alex Hoag, LPC
Robin Whisnant, LPC

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC), through the Victims of Crime Act, funds our counseling program through a grant program applied for by Prevent Child Abuse Habersham, Inc. Donations and volunteer work help to offset the cash match requirement from this funding source.


We appreciate your support!