Posts Categorized: News

PTSD and Intimate Partner Violence (Excerpt from PTSD Monthly Update from the US Dept. of VA)

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) refers specifically to violence and aggression between intimate partners. IPV can include physical, sexual or psychological abuse or stalking. In the United States, about 1 in 4 women (or 27%) and 1 in 10 men (or 11%) report having been harmed by sexual or physical violence, or by stalking by an […]

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Summit Trains Forty-One Community Leaders in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

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On September 10th-11th, forty-one people completed a two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop sponsored by Summit Counseling Center. “We are very pleased with the results”, David Smith, Executive Director, said.  “Participants were enthusiastic, worked hard and enjoyed themselves.  If more organizations sponsor this workshop, I have no doubt that many suicidal behaviors can […]

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No Longer Wanting to Die (excerpt from New York Times)

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No Longer Wanting to Die By Will Lippinscott New York Times – May 16, 2015 After decades of therapy and in patient hospitalization, Mr. Lippincott describes his experience of being suicidal and how dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) gave him an effective set of skills “that have been nothing short of transformative”.  The Summit’s DBT Program […]

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Keith Myers Joins the Summit Counseling Center

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The Summit Counseling Center is pleased to announce that Keith Myers has joined their team as a Staff Therapist at the Johns Creek UMC satellite location.  Mr. Myers has worked in the mental health profession for 12 years and enjoys serving a variety of clients, including military (active duty and veterans), those struggling with grief […]

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SarahAnn Hunt Joins the Summit Counseling Center

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The Summit Counseling Center is pleased to announce that SarahAnn Hunt has joined their team as a Staff Therapist in the Child and Adolescent Program. SarahAnn is passionate about entering into the lives of children at difficult times, and helping them to successfully gain the skills they need to write their next chapter. Her areas […]

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Emily Flowe Joins the Summit Counseling Center

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The Summit Counseling Center has hired Emily Flowe as their Administrative Coordinator.  Emily will manage the day-to-day processes of the front office and administrative staff.  This position will provide consistency and leadership to the administrative team as the Summit continues to grow and expand their footprint. Emily has a background in customer service, event coordinating […]

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SUMMIT COUNSELING CENTER’S INAUGURAL GALA CELEBRATION, UNMASKED ~ REMOVING THE STIGMA RAISED FUNDS TO BENEFIT INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES THROUGHOUT NORTH FULTON COMMUNITIES

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On Saturday, January 24th, many of the most generous hearts in Atlanta came together at the Atlanta Athletic Club to celebrate and support the Summit Counseling Center and the work being done to provide hope and healing throughout the communities of North Fulton. Herschel Walker shared the inspiring story of his life and diagnosis with […]

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Jordan Yates Joins The Summit Counseling Center

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The Summit Counseling Center of Johns Creek, GA is pleased to announce that Jordan Yates, M.A., LPC, NCC will be joining their staff beginning January 5, 2015. Mr. Yates has an extensive background working with children, teenagers and adults that goes beyond just the counseling spectrum, including covering professional and collegiate sports as a print […]

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Rebecca Marshall Joins Summit Counseling Center

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The Summit Counseling Center in Johns Creek, Georgia is pleased to announce the offering of psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessments by Rebecca L. Marshall, Ph.D. Dr. Marshall has over 15 years of clinical and research experience assessing learning disabilities, attention issues, and cognitive and emotional problems. Dr. Marshall completed her clinical and post-doctoral training in the […]

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