Our therapists are trained in various therapeutic healing modalities. All have had excellent training and clinical supervision. We are dedicated to providing therapy of the highest quality in a safe, caring and calm environment.
Dayle Doreen Hosack, MA, LMFT
Dayle has been in private practice in Decatur, Georgia, since 1993 and provides individual, couples and family psychotherapy. She has completed advanced training for Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and regularly conducts Hold Me Tight ® couples workshops in Atlanta. With a degree in Transpersonal Psychology and a meditator for 35 years she has a special interest in the integration of psychotherapy, mindfulness and spirituality.
As an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, Dayle supervises masters level counseling interns from local universities as they complete their clinical internships to meet graduation requirements. She also provides a clinical residency program where post-graduate, license-eligible residents seeking clinical licensure receive requisite supervision and training.
Dayle earned her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University in Social Work (1977) and a masters degree in Transpersonal Psychology from John F. Kennedy University (1990). From 2003 to 2010, she was a board member of the Society for the Integration of Spirituality and Psychotherapy, a professional organization exploring the common boundary between psychological healing and spiritual growth.
Dayle can be reached at:
Karen Cleveland-Ward, LMSW
Karen believes that healing and wholeness is possible within each individual. She supports her clients in opening to joy, practicing compassion, forming deeper connections with themselves and others, and developing an ability to be present in the midst of challenges.
Karen has practiced mindfulness and meditation for over eighteen years. She helps client developing mindful practices, reduce reactivity and get in touch with their innate wisdom. She assists clients to reduce stress, develop self-compassion and restore balance in their lives. Previous clients have described Karen as authentic, warm and compassionate. Karen’s professional background includes expertise in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, expressive arts, and yoga.
Karen can be reached at:
Lauren Strine, LMFT
Lauren prioritizes creating a safe and non-judgmental holding place for her clients to explore fears, insecurities, and wounds, and to ultimately come to a place of healing and peace. She completed her graduate work at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena and is experienced in the integration of spirituality within psychotherapy. As a Marriage & Family Therapist, Lauren works with children, individuals, and families using the lens of Family Systems Theory, the perspective that we are each inseparable from the web of relationships that form us. Her approach to play therapy is based in the DIR model, a relationship-based model of therapy that promotes social and emotional development. She has experience treating a range of concerns, including grief, anxiety and depression, issues related to foster care and adoption, autism and related developmental disorders. She is skilled at working with individuals who have special needs, as well as with the families and caregivers who support them.
Lauren can be reached at:
Winter Foddrell, LAPC
Winter is board certified in clinical mental health counseling and a licensed associate professional counselor. She has completed Foundational Training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and has been practicing DBT-informed therapy for the past 3 years.
Her psychotherapeutic approach to psychotherapy is based on helping her clients experience growth and healing through a focus on mindfulness and the “here and now.” Clients work collaboratively with Winter to become empowered in finding their voice and to seek meaning, value and worth in their lives. Social justice is a top priority for Winter and she is a proud advocate for the black community, women, LGBTQ persons, cisgender individuals. Adults and couples seeking support who value compassion, authenticity and honest and direct communication, are encouraged to contact Winter.
Winter can be reached at:
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J Alan Graham, PhD