Posts By: Cathy Murphy

Summit Counseling Partners with The SAM Foundation to Provide AMSR Training

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  Summit Counseling partnered with The SAM Foundation to provided AMSR training (Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk) to 30 local clinicians. AMSR was designed to allow clinicians to challenge their personal biases, provide a framework to determine patients’ risk and to make relevant and meaningful treatment decisions. (Thanks to our partners, funding was provided in part by The […]

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Changing the Way You Think About Mental Health!

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Summit is grateful to Mental Health America of Georgia for training 15 of our clinicians in the 6 modules of their Outreach Wellness Learning (OWL) program. In Georgia, 2.3 million adults experience mental health disorders and approximately 1,000 Georgians die by suicide. OWL seminars have been designed to increase mental health literacy. Through education, communities will […]

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7 Lessons Learned Through Our Flood Disaster

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As many of you may know, The Summit sustained major water damage due to a broken pipe over the weekend. Over the past 4 days it has been a roller coaster of emotions and long hours of clean up. Through this experience there have been many lessons learned. LESSON NO. 1 Small Actions Can Lead to [...] Read More

Music for Mental Health

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When you need to focus on a project, must tackle a long to-do list of boring tasks, or just have had a hard day, you might crank up the sounds of whatever music inspires you. Music is a natural mood booster, and research now confirms that music not only influences our moods, but can reduce the negative effects of stress, while helping us focus and manage our emotions. Listening to music actually changes the way your brain functions. If you’ve […]

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Summit Counseling and Dekalb County Schools Partner to Provide School-Based Counseling Services to Students.

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Because Healthy Students are Successful Students As parents, we want what is best for our children, but it is not always easy to know what type of support they need. That is why Summit Counseling has partnered with Dekalb County Schools to offer Summit OnSite, confidential mental health therapy, conveniently located at the school. Students […]

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On-site Counseling Service Provides Students with Immediate Access to Therapists

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Partnership with Summit Counseling focuses on prevention It is a win-win partnership for Fulton County students, and one that recently captured the attention of former NFL player Terry Bradshaw. For three years, Fulton County School’s partnership with the Summit Counseling Center has offered critical mental health services to students, making therapists available on the spot at several […]

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Summit Counseling Center Debuts Mental Health Kiosk at the North Fulton County Mental Health Collaborative

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New initiative to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking in the community Johns Creek, GA. – October 27, 2016 – Summit Counseling Center in partnership with the Will To Live Foundation, today announced that it unveiled a mental health kiosk in North Fulton county. The kiosk is part of the Summit’s Check-Up from the Neck Up […]

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