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Therapy for Individuals, Couples, & Groups in Savannah

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To provide well-rounded and compassionate care for those seeking therapeutic services and personal guidance for themselves or for their loved ones. To support individuals, couples, and families in achieving hope and healing.

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Madeleine Shaver, LCSW, MAC

Addiction Recovery, Eating Recovery, Individual Therapy, EMDR Therapy

Madeleine Shaver specializes in Binge Eating Disorder and Chemical Dependency. She provides therapy for adults to address underlying trauma and codependency issues. General therapeutic concerns are also addressed. She offers support in coping strategies for mood disorders, anxiety or OCD, stress management, and building supportive relationships.

Madeleine has a passion for helping others understand themselves, their relationships with loved ones, and finding freedom through Recovery. She utilizes EMDR therapy and the Recovery Model as her approaches for treatment.

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Kristin Broderick, LPC, CEDS, CAADC

Addiction Recovery, Eating Recovery, Individual Therapy, EMDR Therapy

Kristin Broderick offers individual therapy for adults. She enjoys supporting young adults transitioning into college and adulthood. Kristin specializes in Substance Use issues, Eating Disorders, and Trauma. She has vast experience with Mental Health conditions such as bipolar, anxiety, and depression.

Her practice focuses on Recovery through sobriety and practicing skills to live a meaningful life. Eating Recovery relieves anxiety regarding food choices and body image. Recovery in both areas emphasizes the development of healthy coping skills and supportive relationships.

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Charita Smith, LCSW, MAC

Addiction Recovery, Couples Counseling, Individual Therapy, Therapy For Teens

Charita Smith offers individual, couples, and family therapy for adolescents and adults (ages 15+). Her passion is helping others to understand their value and harness inner strengths. Her experience has been working with those impacted by addiction. Her practice also addresses codependency, trauma, mood disorders, and anxiety.

Charita enjoys helping others gain insight into their own needs, learn how to focus on self, and regain balance in relationships. She understands the unique needs of individuals working toward healing while also wanting to be there for their families.

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Janis Ellington, CAC-II, RPS

Addiction Recovery, Codependency

Janis Ellington provides Addiction Counseling on an individual basis and in group settings for adults. She offers support, education, and treatment for those seeking help for Substance Use and counseling for their loved ones. Janis is our “go to” for Recovery Resources as she has treatment connections that reach nationwide for adults and adolescents.

Janis possesses true compassion for those living with addiction and has a creative ability to identify and link to the best treatment approach. She wants to open doors and connect anyone wanting help with the right fit for their unique needs.

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Kristen Dickens, PhD, LPC, ACS, NCC

Addiction Recovery, Eating Recovery, Couples Counseling, Individual Therapy

Kristen Dickens offers therapy for individuals, families, and couples. She has focused her career on helping others find ways to empower themselves. She has extensive training in Marriage and Family Therapy and enjoys working with Couples or the family unit as a whole. Children of any age can join the family unit for therapy.

Kristen treats Eating Disorders and works to build a safe connection with food and body. She has genuine compassion for anyone open to change but feels unsure where to begin. She provides help for anxiety, mood disorders, high risk behaviors, and tension within relationships.

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Kale Cooper, LCSW

Addiction Recovery, Individual Therapy, Therapy for Teens, EMDR Therapy

Kale Cooper provides individual counseling for adolescents and adults (ages 13+). She offers support for those working toward Recovery from an addiction as well as Mental Health treatment for depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. Her practice addresses Codependency and boundary setting to support healthy relationships. Kale’s passion is helping anyone who has experienced Trauma to work toward a place of healing. She helps individuals improve their self worth in an effort to move forward in life on their terms. She utilizes a compassionate and trauma-informed approach to therapy.
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Danielle Van Wagenen, LCSW

Individual Therapy, Therapy For Teens, Maternal Support, EMDR Therapy

Danielle Van Wagenen provides individual therapy for adolescents and adults (ages 12+). She specializes in Maternal Mental Health and loves providing much-needed support for Moms. She has a passion for helping couples and families develop healthy dynamics, foster nurturing bonds, and to enhance communication. Danielle offers EMDR Therapy, skills training and guidance through the journey of parenting and navigating life transitions. Her practice addresses stressors, mood disorders and anxiety, as well as prenatal, pregnancy, and postpartum support.
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Brittany Battista, LCSW, LISW-CP

Addiction Recovery, Individual Therapy, EMDR Therapy

Brittany Battista specializes in Chemical Dependency. She provides individual counseling and addiction treatment for adults. She offers therapy for Mental Health conditions including Depression, Bipolar, and Anxiety. Her experience has been working with women seeking safety and struggling with addiction and emotional concerns.

Brittany treats those experiencing distress with dignity and care. She has focused her career on viewing those living in dark days through a lens of compassion. Her goal as a therapist is to provide a safe haven for hope, healing, and a place for change.

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Rebekah Thompson, LAPC

Addiction Recovery, Couples Counseling, Individual Therapy, Therapy for Teens

Rebekah Thompson offers therapy for teens and adults (ages 12+) seeking help for anxiety, depression, stress, and other emotional concerns. She provides support for anyone experiencing a major life transition such as college, relationship changes, or for young adults navigating new roles and responsibilities.

Rebekah has a true passion for those who need a safe, supportive person to explore vulnerable areas within while bolstering self-worth. Her treatment focuses on healing trauma, cope with distressing symptoms, and to promote positive relationships with others.

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Chacana Gaulden, LPC

Addiction Recovery, Couples Counseling, Individual Therapy

Chacana Gaulden specializes in addiction, codependency, and trauma. She enjoys supporting those who need help making changes to improve their self-worth and who hope to heal their relationships. Chacana works with adults individual and offers therapy for couples. She focuses on relieving anxiety that comes with life’s stressors.Her practice addresses mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, relationship struggles, life transitions, and emotional concerns. Recovery from trauma involves healing past experiences and the ways that pain shows in the present through chronic stress, toxic relationships, and/or substance use.
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Ashley Lewis, MSN, CPNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Evaluation, Medication Management

Ashley Lewis provides psychiatric care for children and adults (ages 0-65). Her practice addresses mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression or anxiety, ADHD Consultation, and other concerns. She is mindful of the special considerations for those experiencing addiction and/or an eating disorder.

Ashley includes brief supportive therapy in addition to psychiatric evaluations and medication management services in order to provide a well-rounded, compassionate, and evidenced-based approach to delivering care.

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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Most of our therapists accept insurance plans. We will do our best to match you with a provider who is in-network with your insurance plan.

For those working with an Out-of Network provider, a Superbill will be provided upon request. Clients can submit Superbills to insurance companies for possible reimbursement directly to you. Repayments are determined by insurance companies based on their policies and are not guaranteed.

** Please note that Psychiatric Services are Self-Pay only