The Summit Counseling Center
Contact Us (678) 893-5300
Our staff provides counseling and therapy services in and around the Johns Creek area to better serve our community and their mental health needs.

Social Skills 4 Kids Groups
This 6-week group is a fun, interactive, and effective approach to help kids improve their social skills.

K-2nd Grade: 4:15 – 5:45pm
Tuesdays, September 20 – October 25
Summit @ Dunwoody UMC Campus

Wednesdays, September 21 – October 26
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

Tuesdays, November 1 – December 13
Summit @ Johns Creek UMC Campus

3rd-5th Grade: 4:15 – 5:45pm
Tuesdays, September 20 – October 25
Summit @ Johns Creek UMC Campus

Tuesdays, November 1 – December 13
Summit @ Dunwoody UMC Campus

Wednesdays, November 2 – December 14
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

ALL GROUPS WILL BE OFF THANKSGIVING WEEK (November 21-November 25)

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Caring 4 Kids Thru Divorce Group
This 8-week group helps kids heal from the hurt caused by the separation or divorce of their parents. This program is designed to provide a safe and fun environment where your children will: share their feelings, express their emotions, develop coping skills, and feel better about themselves.

6:00 – 7:15pm
Tuesdays, November 29 – February 7
Summit @ Johns Creek UMC Campus

ALL GROUPS WILL BE OFF FOR HOLIDAY BREAK (December 20, 27 and January 3)

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DBT Skills Classes

Focus: Emotional Regulation

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) is an evidenced-based program designed to create a life worth living for those who have lost hope and find themselves participating in desperate and often dangerous behaviors. DBT Skills Classes equip participants with critical coping skills including Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance, and Emotional Regulation.

Adult Skills Class

6:00 – 7:30pm
Wednesdays, September 21 – November 16
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

Adolescent Skills Class

6:30 – 8:00pm
Wednesdays, September 21 – November 16
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

Family Skills Class

6:30 – 8:00pm
Wednesdays, September 21 – November 16
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

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Dragon Slayers
An outpatient service for people with addiction to opioids such as heroin and chronic pain medications. Dragon Slayers is a medication assisted treatment (MAT) using counseling and behavioral therapy to support recovery while using medication treatment (Buprenorphine, Methadone, and Naltrexone).

7:15 – 8:30pm
Mondays (Ongoing)
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus


 

Grief Group (Opioid Overdose)
An ongoing, open grief support group for the loved ones of overdose.

This group is designed to assist in the healing process of losing a loved one to overdose, through the support of others that have experienced similar grief. Through this group, friends and family members have the opportunity to share their experiences with addiction and overdose, and find support coping with the grief of loss.

6:30 – 8:00pm
2nd & 4th Thursday of each month, beginning September 8
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus


 

Life Transition Support Group for Women
Members of this group are often dealing with some type of loss. This could include the loss of a spouse (through divorce or death), a loved one, a career, or the loss of something that was significant in life. The goal of this group is to establish a new lifestyle with the support and encouragement of those who can relate. With renewed purpose and vision, you can find hope and excitement for your future.

6:30 – 7:30pm
Tuesdays, September 13 – October 18
Summit @ Dunwoody UMC Campus


 

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

YMHFA is for adults who regularly interact with our community’s youth. Participants will learn the risk factors and warning signs of mental health challenges common among adolescents. Once the course is completed, First Aiders will be confident in assessing and responding to a youth who may or may not be in crisis.

Lunch is provided and participants will receive a YMHFA manual and become Certified First Aiders.

9:00am – 4:30pm (30-minute break for lunch)
Friday, September 23
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

OR

9:00am – 4:30 pm (30-minute break for lunch)
Saturday, October 1
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

Also available to schedule a workshop at your location.


 

H.O.P.E. for Our Community

Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education

Heroin and Opioid abuse is at record levels in our Community. But we can do something about it….there is H.O.P.E. Attend this important and FREE workshop that will cover:

  • How to recognize warning signs
  • How to help those who don’t want help
  • When and how to receive a treatment referral
  • Narcan training and completion certificate

9:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, September 24
Summit @ Mount Pisgah UMC Campus

Free event – Seating is limited – Please call to reserve your seat.

Also available to schedule a workshop at your location.

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ADHD & Parenting 30-Minute Workshop

Are you wondering if your child has ADHD? You have a diagnosis…now what? Is your child still struggling…even with medications? Join us as we discuss behavioral strategies for helping students with attention problems. Workshop is free and scheduled as needed. Call to schedule a workshop for your group.

Time
Date
Summit @ Mount Pisgah Campus

Free Event – Seating is limited – Call to reserve your seat.

Also available to schedule a workshop at your location.


 

Continuing Education for Professionals
At The Summit, we provide continuing educations events for professionals on topics ranging from professional ethics to integrating spirituality and psychotherapy.


 

Workshops at The Summit for the Community
Summit therapists provide periodic workshops held at The Summit and available to the community. We are also interested in and able to speak on a wide variety of topics to your civic or church group. We especially enjoy creating a unique presentation for your organization. Call our front office to discuss this further at (678)893-5300.

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