Counseling and Therapy – Finding Answers to Life’s Challenges

psychologists athens ga providing counseling Life can present challenging moments, such as difficulties in relationships, a career path transition, or difficulty managing increased stress. Sometimes these challenges are ones that lead to personal self-reflection and growth. Other times, challenges can leave us feeling “stuck” or not knowing how to cope. Counseling can be very helpful to individuals who find themselves unable to cope with life’s demands and feeling unable to resolve those problems and challenges on their own. Counseling can also be beneficial when more serious challenges arise, such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, conflictual relationships, among other things.

At AK Counseling & Consulting, we provide a range of behavioral health and psychological services. Our licensed psychologists help you identify and problem-solve your way through the issues and concerns of everyday life. By taking a holistic, multicultural approach to counseling that values wellness and personal empowerment, our psychologists strive to create a collaborative client-therapist relationship that assists clients in gaining a deeper understanding of their concerns and how best to manage and resolve their issues for themselves.

Areas of Specialization:

  • Career counseling and life planning
  • Performance and sport psychology
  • College student mental health
  • Health psychology
  • Parenting
  • Life coaching
  • Relationships
  • Anxiety and stress-related concerns
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss


Our psychologists at AK Counseling & Consulting adhere to strict standards of confidentiality as outlined by the American Psychological Association and the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia. Information provided to us by clients is strictly confidential except in cases where there is an imminent life threatening situation, situations of suspected abuse/neglect/exploitation of children, elders, or persons with a disability, or when release of records is required by law.

psychologists athens ga providing counselingFees and Initial Appointment:

A standard fee is charged for all counseling services. Payment of fees is discussed during the initial appointment with our clients. In most cases, health insurance provide some coverage of our services if the insurance company deems it medically necessary. Please contact AK Counseling and Consulting to further discuss our fees and insurance coverage.

You can schedule your first appointment by calling us at (706) 613-5290. During the initial visit, you will be asked to complete a few information forms that will help us to determine how AK Counseling & Consulting can be of most help to you. This paperwork should take about 15 minutes or so to complete. You will then meet with one of our staff psychologists to explore your needs and concerns. During this time, our office policies, fee structure, and counseling options will be addressed with you.

Contact Information:

For more information on the types of counseling and psychotherapy services available, or for questions regarding fees and scheduling an initial appointment contact, please call us at (706) 613-5290. You may also e-mail our office at One of our staff psychologists will then contact you and provide you with the needed information.

Emergency Contacts:

For all emergencies – Call 911
Laurelwood Mental Health Center – 1 (800) 848-3649
The Cottage (Sexual Assault Center and Children’s Advocacy Center) – 1 (877) 363-1912
Project Safe (Domestic Violence Services) – (706) 543-3331  (Collect calls accepted)

Our Location


AK Counseling & Consulting, Inc.
1551 Jennings Mill Road
Unit 3100-A
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 613-5290
Fax: (706) 613-5291