Jasmine McCoy, Owner, LCSW, MSW
Mrs. McCoy's passion is in helping to build healthy families. Whether that be through work with a single person or an entire family. The goal is to help you to become a better you!
In her office, clients feel a sense of belonging, comfort, and healing. Acknowledging the no-judgment zone and allowing you the space to explore life challenges.
***Bring your concerns and work together to develop goals, coping skills, and strategies to allow you to become the great person that exists inside!***
After achieving a degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University Jasmine McCoy pursued a Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia and after several years of practice ultimately became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and moved into Private Practice. She has worked in the areas of mental health and building strong families in multiple capacities for over 10 years.
Our Team is here to help you become BETTER! With a focus on the following symptoms and disorders: Depression, Anxiety and Phobias, Bipolar, Relationship Difficulties, Life Transitions, Spirituality, Trauma, Difficulties with Self-Esteem, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Professional/Career Issues, College/Graduate School Issues, Medical and Health Concerns, Stress Management, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Sexual Abuse, Women's Issues, Other Issues
Lawanda Owens, MS, LPC
Mrs. Owens is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 8 years of experience working with clients offering ways to better manage depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, parenting, and relationship issues. Her interventions include CBT, DBT, Person-Centered, and Solution Focused therapeutic approaches. Mrs. Owens is an EMDR trained therapist.
At times we are faced with obstacles, stressors, and challenges that create barriers to living a successful life. Mrs. Owens works with clients in a holistic manner, to explore the psychological, spiritual, and emotional aspects of one’s life. Working together as a team to better understand how thinking and feeling are linked to behaviors; we further work as a team to address automatic negative thoughts and implement a plan to redirect thoughts to a more positive exploration of self. Finally, working together to implement daily coping skills, exploring options, possibilities, opportunities.
Taking the first step to see a therapist is the hardest; however, taking that first step can be the most rewarding and fulfilling decision of your life as you gain confidence and discover your strengths and abilities.
Currently, Kendrell Davis is adding a new light to Parenting and Therapeutic Services LLC, as she brings her special talent and energy connecting to our younger clients. Kendrell is a graduate of Walden University with a Masters Degree in Social Work and obtaining her License as an LMSW, working under the direction of Mrs. McCoy to process trauma and life events with clients through person-centered, solution focused, CBT and other applicable therapeutic modalities.
Kendrell is additionally adding a refreshing new take on therapy approaches with individuals and adolescents, working through depression, bipolar, PTSD, anxiety, and other mental health concerns.
Kendrell Davis, MSW, LMSW
Lauren Metayer, LAMFT
Lauren Metayer obtained her training in Family Therapy from Mercer University School of Medicine and is working toward licensure under the direction of Mrs. McCoy. Lauren's passion is helping individuals, couples, and families: to uncover the tools to becoming their best selves. Lauren aims to provide a person-centered approach to guide clients through their therapeutic process and reaffirm their hope for achieving healthier and more fulfilling lives! Areas of focus include: Depressive/Anxious symptoms, Life stressors, Relationship difficulties, Premarital preparation, work/life balance, and difficulties resulting from trauma.
Lauren is a Prepare/Enrich facilitator for couples seeking pre-marital strengthening.
Kotia Owens, MS
Kotia is a graduate of Walden University with a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling and is working to obtain her license under the direction of Mrs. McCoy. Kotia is passionate about providing help and restoration to individuals, couples, and families. She aims to create a safe, relaxed, and nonjudgmental environment for the healing process. She has experience working with adolescents, adults, and families overcome a variety of conflicts, including stress, depression, anxiety, codependency, interpersonal conflict, and trauma. Kotia is skilled in Cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, and impact therapies. She believes in a collaborative and innovative therapeutic process, working with clients to ensure they receive what they need. Her authenticity and passion to help the whole person creates an empowering environment for the client to develop the tools needed to reach their potential.
Jasmine Blanks, LAMFT
Jasmine received her Master's of Family Therapy degree from Mercer University's School of Medicine. Jasmine is passionate about empowering her clients to embrace all the parts of themselves and live authentically and because of this passion her approach is client-centered. Whether she is seeing a family, couple, or individual, Jasmine believes that compassion and humor go a long way in the healing process. She thoroughly enjoys helping others navigate through issues such as depression, anxiety, life transitions, stress management, self-esteem, relationship repair, coping skills, and other mental health concerns.
Kelly Taylor, LAPC
Kelly received her Master’s in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from Thomas University in December 2021. She works with children, adolescents and adults. Kelly has experience working with clients with various mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, interpersonal conflict, ADHD and
mood disorders. Kelly is dedicated to helping clients struggling with mental illnesses find a path forward so they can find purpose and fulfillment in their daily lives.
Kelly’s approach to therapy is both collaborative and supportive. She creates a safe space that fosters open dialogue about coping skills and treatment techniques that will assist her client’s in achieving their treatment goals. Kelly draws from various theoretical frameworks to include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
When Kelly is not working she enjoys spending time with her family making memories.
Belén Guasch, Graduate Intern
Belén Guasch is in the process of completing her master’s degree in counseling through Northwestern University (with an emphasis in working with children and adolescents, in addition to adults). She has a BA in sociology, as well as a background in the creative/expressive arts. In addition, she has a certification in yoga nidra and training in play therapy techniques.
She believes in utilizing a variety of healing modalities, unique to the needs of each individual client, or family. She has a special interest in grief and trauma work and uses a holistic, multicultural, strengths-based, psychodynamic and person-centered approach, meeting you wherever you are and working with you and alongside you. She can usually be found somewhere outdoors in her free time.
Nouchi "Sunshine" Her
Sunshine is a warm addition to our team helping keep client records up to date and providing excellent customer service. She is a student from the University of North Ga graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration-accounting. She has prior experience as a business representative.
We are very excited to have her on the team!