Now offering In Office and Telemental Health Services in Brunswick and Darien!
We offer a wide range of mental health services to serve Glynn, McIntosh, and surrounding counties. It does not matter where you are in your journey, we want to partner with you to write wellness and healing into your story.
Genie Nall Fleet is a native of South Georgia and currently resides in Brunswick, GA with her 4 pets, young daughter, and husband. She has a passion for working with individuals, couples, and families struggling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, relational distress, and Perinatal mental health issues.
Genie completed her BA in Psychology from Georgia Southern University in 2008. She then specialized in working with women, men, and teenagers suffering from addictive disease as a Substance Abuse and Crisis Management Counselor at an inpatient, residential treatment facility for 2 years before returning to complete her M.Ed in Clinical Counseling from Georgia Southern University in 2012.
Since beginning private practice in 2013, she has focused, but not limited, her skill set to working with women’s issues, gender identity, sexuality, addiction,and trauma issues impacting mental health.
Genie bases her therapy approach in utilizing a Client Centered approach while using CBT, REBT, DBT, and Solution Focused modalities to treat the client’s presenting problem.
Genie encourages each client to take an active and engaged approach in their treatment. She meets each client’s need with compassion and empathy while gently challenging one to look at the “hard truths” associated with their particular struggles. Working with Genie will enable you to form healthier thinking patterns to cope with the variety of life’s continuous struggles. She will be a gentle guide to aiding in your transformation to a healthier, happier you.
Alison moved to the Golden Isles in 2016. She completed her BA in Psychology from the University of New Orleans and furthered her education with Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Our Lady of Holy Cross College in 2005.
Alison has over 14 years of experience in counseling those suffering from a variety of issues including mood disorders such as grief, anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder as well as behavior disorders such as Impulse Control and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. She has also worked extensively with children who have been abused and neglected and suffer from the trauma they endured in the formative years of their life. Alison provides individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in an outpatient setting.
Alison works from a Client Centered approach and incorporates techniques including CBT, mindfulness, sandtray and play therapy to create a safe, trusting environment that engages the client and promotes insight into thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Alison will work with you to tailor an individualized treatment plan that will help you reach your goals, promote meaningful change and increase healthy coping strategies.
Alison is committed to helping people reach their life goals so that they may live to their potential and enjoy living life (and its little bumps) along the way.
Mary Barnes is a native to Brunswick, GA and has a passion for working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families to establish healthy relationships and coping strategies. She completed her graduate work at Valdosta State University with an M.S. in Clinical/Counseling Psychology. Coursework emphasis was placed on Early Childhood and Adolescent development and therapeutic interventions. Her background includes providing individual, group, and family therapy to children and adolescents along with their families in an outpatient setting, school based programs, and residential facility. Mary holds additional certifications as a Registered Play Therapist and as an ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider. Mary is also certified in Trauma Focused CBT and is a Trust Based Relational Intervention Practitioner.
Mary utilizes a client centered approach bringing in various evidence based treatment modalities including Play Therapy, Sandtray Therapy, Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She has extensive background and knowledge in effective approaches for the treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Developmental Delays. Mary also specializes in the recognition and intervention of Early Childhood Trauma, Adoption, Family Separation, Attachment Disorder as well as behavioral and social problems related to Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).
Working together with Mary, families will find a safe, engaging environment to develop insight into thoughts, feelings, and habits to promote healthy thought patterns and increase healthy coping strategies in order to maximize individual and family effectiveness and wellbeing.
Aaron completed his Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Kentucky in 2008. He has over a decade of clinical experience across a variety of settings including correctional settings, outpatient specialty clinics, crisis intervention, inpatient psychiatric, mental health training for law enforcement, and private practice. He has a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups across the life span in the following areas:
Aaron’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Aaron is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Reality Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Crisis Intervention. Aaron is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health
For more than a decade, Baxter has worked with men dealing with personal crises of faith, family and masculinity. He also has experience working with adolescents engaged in harmful and destructive coping patterns. Since his early days of men’s counseling, Baxter has expanded his practice to support a wide range of clients who are committed to reconciling the losses of childhood and exploring their traumatic childhood experiences, supporting as they work through trauma from physical and sexual abuse, anxiety and depression, anger and oppositional defiance, and attachment disorders.
Receiving a Master’s of Science in Counseling from Cairn University, Philadelphia, in 2007, Baxter’s professional experience working in psychiatric hospitals, crisis centers, adolescent residential facilities, community counseling, and private practice give him skills and approaches that meet his clients where they’re at, and a patience to walk with people through dark times and stressful situations.
He is trained in several therapeutic approaches including In Vivo Exposure, experiential, trauma-informed and narrative therapy, trauma-based Cognitive Behavioral and Reality-based Therapies.
Baxter’s an advocate for youth and young adults and is passionate in seeing them succeed and thrive. He has a broad knowledge of the foster system and adoption process, and frequently works with foster parents and their foster teens; blended families; and youth of divorce and other life altering experiences.
Claira moved to Golden Isles in 2015. She completed her Master’s at Georgia Southern University in 2018. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults. She helps empower individuals to overcome personal obstacles by building a trusting relationship in a safe non-judgemental environment, while teaching individuals usable skills for issues such as anger, stress/anxiety, depression and social functioning to help decrease negative symptoms.
Claira operates from a holistic approach and adapts to the needs of each client. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to meet the needs of the individual. Her approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy techniques, experiential outdoor therapy, and strengths-based therapy. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is one of the most important and healing aspects of therapy in helping the whole person get to the root of the issue by providing support and effective strategies.
Claira is dedicated to helping individuals and families meet their goals and to providing a safe space for growth.
S. Forrest Cowan is both a father and family advocate who moved to the Golden Isles in 2008 to pursue a career in the mental health field. Early in his academic career, he developed a passion for helping others based on his own personal growth and self-understanding. He is driven to help his clients meet their maximum potential regardless of whether it’s personal awareness, academic achievement, career development, or comfort in social settings.
Forrest obtained his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology from Kennesaw State University in 2007 and continued his academic journey, by obtaining a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counselor Education from Georgia Southern University in 2011.
He has over 13 years of experience working directly with children, adolescents, and adults in a therapeutic environment. Throughout his career as a mental health professional, he has conducted individual therapy, group counseling, and parent education services for several organizations in the Golden Isles.
He utilizes a client-centered approach to wellness through implementation of several therapeutic techniques. These include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), and Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT).
Forrest has an extensive background in counseling methodologies used to treat mood disorders (e.g., Clinical Depression, Dysthymia, Bipolar Disorder) and neurological disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Intellectual Disorders. He has also worked with clients experiencing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Forrest provides an empathic counseling style that fosters client trust, comfort, and interaction that ultimately leads to effective and productive treatment outcomes. He will work alongside you to develop an individual treatment plan that empowers and challenges you to meet your personal goals and realize positive change in your life.
Ya’at’eeh. My name is Justin Galloway. My clans are Deer Spring People born for Bilagaana. I am originally from Alabama and currently live in Townsend, GA. I am licensed in three states and provide services through ReWritten Counseling. I lived on the Navajo Reservation in Utah for 4 years serving as a missionary and counselor. I have also worked and lived in Virginia and Mississippi.
I completed my education at Auburn University. I hold a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Middle Childhood and Adolescence. I completed my M.Ed. in Community Agency Counseling. Since entering the field I have worked in a variety of therapeutic environments including day treatment, residential facilities, outpatient mental health, school based counseling, high school guidance counseling and intensive in-home therapy.
My areas of focus and expertise include counseling with children, adolescents, young adults. I work with people across the entire lifespan. I have extensive experience with traumatic events, parenting skills, parent-child relationships, teen and young adult substance abuse, behavior disorders, marital counseling and men’s issues. I am also a Trust Based Relational Intervention Educator through Texas Christian University for foster and adoptive families and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Trainer through LivingWorks.
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