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Lara Eddleman

Pre-Licensed Clinican

Lara works individually with adolescent and adult clients from various cultural backgrounds with a range of psychotherapy issues, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief, trauma, stress, esteem and identity issues, phase of life adjustments and aging, obsessive-compulsive disorders, attachment and codependency issues, addiction/dependency, sexual dysfunction, anger management, college/career counseling, women's issues, men’s issues, parenting, and Christian/Faith-Oriented counseling. Lara also provides pre-marital counseling and therapy for couples with relationship concerns ranging from communication, infidelity, trust, and conflict to parenting/co-parenting and the merging of homes. Lara is an ally of many groups, including veterans and military families, LGBTQ+, non-binary persons, caregivers, and persons with autoimmune disorders. Trained from a trauma-informed lens, Lara employs a non-judgmental, holistic approach to therapy, seeking to honor and support the unique elements that make up and impact each client's life, integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Solution-Focused, Narrative, Mindfulness-based, and Internal-Family Systems therapies, among others. Philosophically, she believes you are the expert of your own life, with unique strengths that can be uncovered and empowered to solve problems, improve relationships, reach personal goals, and thrive in the best version of yourself!

 

Who I Serve 

Individuals

  Adolescents 14+

Adults Couples (Marital, Premarital)

 

Areas of Specialty

Anxiety 

Depression

Trauma/PTSD

Relationships

Loss/Grief

Self-Esteem and Identity 

Life Stage Transitions

 Aging

Parenting Emotional Blocks

LGBTQ+ 

Military & Military Family 

Caregiver

Multicultural Group 

My Approach 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

 Trauma-Focused CBT 

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Narrative Therapy (NT)

Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)

Mindfulness

Contemplative Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Holistic mind-body-spirit

 

Education

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Post University, Waterford, CT

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA (concentration in psychology & philosophy) ​

 Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Counseling

 Graduate certificate in Clinical Substance Abuse

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) 

Payments Accepted: 

 Self-pay

Sliding Scale

 Scholarship/ Reduced-Fee Therapy Sessions 

Lara is a pre-licensed counselor practicing under the licenses and direct supervision of Dr. Mercianna Oliver, LPC, CPCS (#LPC009579), in the State of Georgia.

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