Marriage and Family Therapy

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Brookwood Center for Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist

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About Marriage and Family Therapy

Perhaps you wonder why you keep repeating the same patterns in your relationship, career, and life choices. You may feel you’re “going through the motions,” and success – as you define it – continues to elude you. Maybe you notice a sense of fear, stress, anxiety, or depression. Feeling stuck is a common, human experience. Self-sabotaging tactics or traumatic experiences can make anyone feel like they’re on the sidelines of life instead of being fully “on their game.” Even the strongest among us still need support.

Counseling is not a career but my passion – a calling to be a bridge for clients who desire to grow into the best version of themselves. I provide you with a confidential, emotionally safe space of genuine human contact, establishing a collaborative, therapeutic framework that honors your values and unique voice. My approach couples strengths- and evidence-based psychotherapy/counseling, helping you learn more about the way you feel, and provides relational tools and strategies. Our work can empower you to think and act in more emotionally healthy ways that foster a sense of resilience, hope, and faith that you can live the personal and professional life that you desire and deserve.

As a father, husband, Fortune 100 senior executive, former first responder, and executive coach and having grown up on Chicago’s tough South Side, I bring a broad, diverse, human dynamics experience in a supportive counseling environment including individual, couples, family, and group therapy, that can address:

Stress management and depression
Men and women’s relationship dynamics
Marital, dating, and family relationship issues
Men’s life challenges
Infidelity
Emotional divorce/Divorce recovery
Corporate executive public and private life alignment and balance challenges
Professional and collegiate athlete life strategies
Contact me for a brief consultation to see if we are a good fit to achieve your life, work, or relationship goals. I look forward to understanding your life story to see if we can “team up” on your path of personal discovery.

Education

Mercer University School of Medicine, MS., Marriage and Family Therapy
University of Illinois Chicago, BS., Criminal Justice
Gottman Institute – Couples and Relationship Therapy Coaching
Doherty Relationship Institute: Discernment Counseling Certification
The Albert Ellis Institute – Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy Primary Certificate
Hendricks Institute – Certified Relationship Coach
The Center for Authentic Leadership: Childhood Survival Adaptive Behaviors in Adulthood
LGE Performance Systems – The Corporate Athlete: The Power of Full Engagement
Timothy Gallway, John Whitmore, Bob Kriegal, Ph.D., and Sean Brawley: The Inner Game

Clinician Demographics:
• Ethnicity: African-American
• Race: Black
• Gender: Male ()
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How to get started

The best way to get started is to contact me through the contact form below. Email: csdrew7@gmail.com Phone: (470) 387-0929

Below are the payment options this practice offers:

  • $140/hour

YEARS IN PRACTICE:

ISSUES TREATED

Specialty:

Men and women's relationship dynamics
Marital, dating, and family relationship issues
Men's life challenges

Practice Works With:

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