Kami enjoys walking alongside people who are hurting and helping them find healing, resolve past wounds, find solutions for problems, and strengthen or repair relationships. Kami enjoys working with a variety of clients from young children to adults and couples struggling with a range of issues. Kami counsels from a Christian perspective, helping clients tap into their healing relationship with God and encounter His presence amidst their pain and struggles. Although she offers faith-based counseling, she enjoys working with people from all backgrounds and belief systems find healing and restoration.
Kami is experienced in treating mood disorders and helping people with depression, anxiety, bipolar depression, OCD, and panic attacks. She has advanced training in working with people who have experienced trauma including sexual and physical abuse, combat trauma, car accidents, medical issues, and traumatic losses, such as losing a loved one to suicide. She often walks beside people who have experienced a major loss or life transition including loss of a loved one, divorce and separation, job changes or job loss, infertility and miscarriages, and chronic health problems. Kami also enjoys working with people on relationship problems, stress management, women’s issues, eating disorders, and managing ADHD.
Kami’s training in marriage and family therapy makes her uniquely qualified to provide counseling to couples for a range of issues from affair recovery to communication and conflict resolution to issues with intimacy and connection. Kami helps couples to repair, reconnect, or strengthen their relationship and improve physical and emotional intimacy. Kami helps couples in every season of their relationships including couples who are dating and trying to decide if they are compatible for marriage, engaged couples who are preparing for marriage, married couples who wish to reconnect or strengthen their connection, and couples who are experiencing high conflict and relationship dissatisfaction.
Kami has lots of experience working with families and children from Pre-K to young adult years. She has special training and took additional coursework specific to counseling children and teens and works with children struggling with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, trauma, phobias, school avoidance, academic struggles, social anxiety, OCD, medical/health issues, problems with sleep, social skill difficulties or bullying, self-harm/cutting, low self-esteem, and behavior problems. She also works with families and coaches parents to assist them with strategies to better structure and support their children and help them succeed in life. Kami enjoys working with high schoolers transitioning to and preparing for college as well as providing career counseling to help teens and young adults find direction for their future careers.
Kami has a Master of Arts degree from Richmont Graduate University (formerly the Psychological Studies Institute), where she got training in professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, trauma counseling, and faith-based counseling–integrating Christian beliefs with counseling practices. She also has a specialty certificate in counseling children and adolescents. Kami completed additional coursework at Georgia State University in their Clinical Psychology PhD program. Kami is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Georgia and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.