Meet the Team

Who We Are

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Kendria Johnson, APC, CAMS II, CLC

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Kendria Johnson has been working in the mental health field since 2012. She received her Bachelors in African American studies and Psychology from Georgia State University and her Masters in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Currently, Kendria has been an associate level Counselor in the state of Georgia since 2018 and is actively pursuing full licensure. During her tenure in mental health, Kendria has worked with a wide range of clients in various local and state agencies; including foster care, community mental health, and outpatient settings. She has a passion for single mothers, teen parents, and helping families communicate effectively in co-parenting relationships. Kendria strongly believes in helping people, families, and couples restore wholeness and equipping her clients with practical tools and skills to help them thrive.

Carla Carter, APC

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Carla Carter is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor who is passionate about working with children, adolescents and families who have experienced complex trauma.  She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University and is a National Certified Counselor.  She synergistically blends her clinical skills and training with humor, play, and creativity to create an atmosphere and experience that is safe, non-judgmental and trusting, allowing clients to explore and work through their challenges. Carla accompanies each client, walking with them through the hurts of life.  She strives to instill hope, and meaning, support and truth through each healing journey.


Carla incorporates evidence-based integrative modalities such as Person-Centered  Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), and art therapy modalities.  She is also trained in play therapy as well as,  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), to help clients process their trauma. Carla personal characteristics and experience enables her to enhance and change the lives of children and families. not just a professional counselor, but as  an empathetic and compassionate counselor.


Carla is known for her rapport-building skills and believes this is the basis of her work.  She strives to put parents and clients at ease. Building connection and trust with children and their families and providing psycho-educational results in more effective treatment which is central to the therapeutic process. Carla is passionate in helping children and teens who have experienced complex trauma, depression and loss.


In addition to her clinical work, Carla is a children’s author, educator, active volunteer for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP).  Carla has volunteered with AFSP in a variety of settings including tabling at local colleges, serving as a facilitator for Talk Saves Lives, and participating in the annual Out of Darkness Walk. Carla currently serves on AFSP’s education committee and is a board member. Carla has a background in working with children in a variety of settings as an educator, drama and dance instructor, and group instructor.  In her spare time, Carla loves spending time with family and friends, kayaking, dancing, horseback riding, and traveling.

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