Each of the clinicians at Parkway Psychotherapy and Wellness has unique strengths and clinical specialty areas. Each of the therapists maintains an individual private practice. Therefore your client information is confidential with the individual therapist you select.
Our providers welcome your inquiry telephone call to discuss education, training, experience, and theoretical perspective.
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Clerissa Cooper is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist who provides individual, group, family-centered, and couples counseling for late adolescents and adults. Clerissa received a B.A. in English Literature, Psychology, and Creative Writing and a M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University and has provided therapy in private practice, residential, day treatment, and intensive outpatient settings.
“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”
― Eckhart Tolle
Marian is a licensed Psychotherapist with a Masters of Education in Professional Counseling from The University of Georgia. Prior to practicing as a therapist, she was a Professional Counselor for Gwinnett County Public Schools.
“The reason for doing inner work is not only to resolve conflict and psychological distress, but also to find within ourselves a deep source of renewal, strength and wisdom.”
― Dr. Robert A. Johnson (PHD)
Mike McHugh is an LCSW who has over 25 years of experience in the field. He specializes in working with adults, couples, groups and families. The main treatment approach is attachment theory, CBT, neuropsychology and the 12 step recovery model. The relationship the therapist establishes with the client must be based on trust.
“You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one”
― Unknown Author
Dionne offers appointments Mondays through Thursdays along with some late evening appts.
Ms. Dionne Reid-Hayles is licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in working with children, adolescents and adults. She is a graduate of Adelphi University in New York City where she earned my master’s degree in clinical social work.
“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.”
― Thích Nhất Hạnh
Sarah Ansari is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in adolescents, adults, family and group therapy. Sarah received her bachelors from Georgia State University and her masters from Argosy University. She joined Parkway Psychotherapy and Wellness, LLC in December 2014.
“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.”
― David Richo
Jennifer’s experience with psych assessment, counseling, and therapy spans 15 years. Jennifer has a passion for helping others. Her patients include veterans, adults, children, adolescents and young adults. She has a great awareness and sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic factors that influence disorders and treatment. Given this, Jennifer seeks to find ways to remove barriers so that clients can receive the help they deserve.
“I did then what I knew best, when I knew better, I did better.”
― Maya Angelou
Angie L. Heath is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in working with adults and adolescents. She received her Bachelors from UNC- Charlotte and her masters from University of Denver. Angie has worked in the mental health field for close to twenty years. Angie started in private psychotherapy practice in 2002 and, after a couple geographic moves, joined Dr. Mehmood to start Parkway Psychotherapy and Wellness, LLC in October 2014.
“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed, it means the damage no longer controls your life.”
― Akshay Dubey
Najam’s expertise lie in individual therapy, couples/marriage therapy, grief counseling & family counseling. Her medical background as a physician helps her work with clients who are experiencing physical illnesses leading to emotional problems and vice versa. Najam’s treatment model also includes CBT, DBT, Hypnotherapy & Meditation. She offers long term Psychoanalysis as well.