Aletha Clark, LPC, CPCS, MAC, CACII is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor, Master Addiction Counselor, and Certified Addiction Counselor II specializing in working with adolescents, adults, individuals, LGBTQ+, and substance abuse counseling.
Aletha received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Trenton State College and a Master of Sciences degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Baltimore. In addition, Aletha is licensed in the State of Georgia as a Licensed Professional Counselor; certified as a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor; holds a national certification as a Master Addiction Counselor, and a Certified Addiction Counselor – Level II through the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association.
As a seasoned clinician, Aletha has over 20 years experience in the mental health and substance abuse field. She has worked in areas ranging from counselor to clinical director, and has experience in a variety of milieus to include outpatient, day treatment, inpatient, substance abuse programs, and home-based services.
Aletha utilizes an eclectic individually tailored therapeutic approach to meet the client’s needs. Aletha works together with her clients through the therapeutic process. She offers her clients an empathic, open, respectful, and non-judgmental environment in which they can feel safe and nurtured to grow. She firmly believes everyone has the ability to live a healthy and happy life. Aletha’s methodologies and techniques include solution-focused, cognitive behavioral, rational-emotive, motivational interviewing, trauma focused, reality, and person-centered therapies. Among her areas of expertise are depression/bi-polar, anxiety, addiction and recovery, diversity issues, relationship issues, anger/stress management, impulse control, self-esteem and empowerment, LGBTQ+, lifestyle changes and adjustments, women’s issues, trauma, and codependency. As a Certified Brainspotting Clinician, Aletha integrates this mind/body approach into her therapeutic practice.
In addition to her direct clinical work, Aletha had the opportunity to assist with program development and accreditation processes to include implementation and management of a substance abuse program in an inner-city community center, a substance abuse day treatment program, and several Medicaid funded IFI and Core Services programs. She has also provided on-site trainings to agencies in the areas of ethics, cultural diversity and competencies, conflict resolution and de-escalation techniques, various evidenced based practices, and healthy relationships. Aletha uses her experience to provide consultation services to agencies in several areas to include program development, credentialing, and CARF accreditation.
To schedule an appointment with Aletha Clark, please feel free to call 404-550-0564 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.