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Summit Counseling Center Uses HIPAA Compliant Zoom Platform

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The Summit Counseling Center would like to respond to recent security concerns raised in a variety of media reports regarding the Zoom Video-conferencing Platform. The Summit has partnered with Zoom to offer a secure, HIPAA-compliant platform to host our VideoTherapy Program. The Summit uses “Zoom for Healthcare” – the premium HIPAA-compliant version of Zoom specifically […]

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Summit Counseling Center Partners With CURE Childhood Cancer

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During this stressful time of extreme precautions and social distancing, CURE has been working with our partners at Summit Counseling Center – Atlanta to provide options for pediatric cancer patients and their families who need access to counseling. Through Tele-Mental health sessions, clients can engage in face-to-face therapy via the internet using desktop, laptop, tablet or smart […]

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Our Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Summit launches Tele-Mental Health via VideoTherapy and Telephone to Meet the Mental Health Needs of Our Community

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Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone that has and will be impacted by this unprecedented event.  While our national and local communities work to contain and mitigate the coronavirus (COVID-19), The Summit is hard at work adapting our manner of providing quality services so that we can continue serving our clients effectively through […]

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Managing Fears and Anxiety Around Coronavirus

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Although Coronavirus is a health issue that is being taken very seriously by public health authorities worldwide, we should not let our worry about the virus control our daily life. Constant media attention of its impact globally and fear of the unknown impact nationally and personally can lead to an increase of stress and anxiety.  […]

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The Summit Counseling Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Hotel Avalon with Guest Performer Amy Grant

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JOHNS CREEK, GA. FEBRUARY 27, 2020 On Saturday, February 15th five hundred community leaders and Summit supporters celebrated the joy of generosity, a passion for community, and a commitment to support mental wellness at the Summit Counseling Center’s 5th Annual Summit Gala at The Hotel at Avalon. Fox News anchor Russ Spencer was the honorary […]

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Students in high-achieving schools are now named an ‘at-risk’ group, study says

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By Jennifer Breheny Wallace, The Washington Post  Communities touting the best-ranked schools are often the most in-demand among families. But this competitive environment can come at a psychological cost to those attending them. Emerging research is finding that students in “high-achieving schools” — public and private schools with high standardized test scores, varied extracurricular and academic […]

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WE ARE GOLDEN…

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Summit Counseling just claimed GOLD…by achieving a recognition that only 0.5% of nonprofit organizations in the GuideStar nonprofit registry achieve – a Gold Seal of Transparency. Greater transparency means increased trust for donors & supporting entities such as foundations & government grant awarding agencies. Supporters can give with confidence knowing their gifts are being stewarded […]

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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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