Credentials and Professional Experience:
Brittany Janson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor in Georgia and New Jersey. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Rowan University in New Jersey and her Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology with a certification in Child and Family Therapy from Arcadia University in Philadelphia, PA. While at Arcadia University, Brittany did a short term study abroad to Tanzania, Africa. While there she learned about the mental health and medical issues that women and children experience from a global perspective.
Prior to entering the mental health field, Brittany worked as a teacher assistant and direct instructor with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in their homes and schools. She specialized in Applied Behavior Analysis and Social Skills. She also worked as an early interventionist/behavioral therapist with children birth to three with global development delays, speech delays, children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Down’s Syndrome.
Brittany has worked in mental health outpatient and community settings. This has included schools and homes with children, adolescents and adults. She has experience working very closely with school staff, child services, psychiatrists, and medical professionals to coordinate care for clients. She also has experience working with parents and schools to modify IEP and 504 programs to meet the mental health needs of clients in school.
As a counselor, Brittany believes in building a strong therapeutic relationship with clients and meeting them where they are in their lives. She believes in working together with clients to improve their overall daily functioning and wellness. Her goal in therapy is to help clients enhance their stress management, advance their use of coping skills and communication skills, and reframe negative thought processes in order to restore health after trauma and life’s difficult moments. Brittany believes in keeping sessions creative and interactive.
Brittany employs techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Play Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in individual, couples and family counseling. She is certified to administer the CANS-CSE, CANS-GEORGIA TRAUMA and ANSA-GEORGIA and also uses the Beck Depression Inventory-II and Beck Anxiety Inventory to determine appropriateness for treatment and progress with treatment goals.
Areas of Expertise:
- Play Therapy Techniques
- Behavioral Issues
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- School Issues
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Ray of Hope Counseling Services accepts all forms of insurance and Medicaid, has seven convenient locations in Kennesaw, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Conyers, GA, Athens, GA, Canton, GA, Peachtree City, GA and East Cobb/Marietta, GA also serving the surrounding counties.
Call us at (678) 213-2194