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Our Clinicians

Abeke` (Kay) Baker, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 
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Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Abeke Baker, LMFT is a 2011 graduate of Mercer University School of Medicine's Marriage and Family Therapy Master's Degree program. She has a unique career path in the Mental Health/Social Services fields that began at the age of 14. She started as a youth counselor for the Red Cross Lock Key Kids safety program and has more than 18 years of hands on experience ranging from a Program Director of a Howard County Parks and Recreation in Columbia, MD which included youth and young adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities, autism, and mal-adaptive behaviors to Inpatient Crisis Stabilization Hospital for adolescents and adults. Volunteer Work

Abeke has been an AUU basketball assistant coach since 2003. In 2015, she also began volunteering with a program that helps find housing for homeless LGBTQ youth.

*Available for Intake/Consultations for new clients*

Schedule:

T & W: 10am-10pm

Thur: 10am-6pm

Sun: 12pm-6pm

Justina Geter, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
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Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Justina Geter is a Licensed Master Social Worker therapist transplanted to Atlanta, Georgia from North Carolina with a passion for helping others learn Transition Mobility skills. Justina has an educational background in social work and early childhood education, with work and life experiences associated with the LGBTQIA+ and polyamorous communities. Her work experience in hospice, schools, hospitals, community agencies, DFCS, and mental health has
been impactful to her growth as a clinician. Justina’s therapeutic framework is built in Intersectionality Theory and Transition Independent Process Model engaged with client-centered strategies.


In her off-time Justina Geter is passionate about politics/social justice, developing her social media content, writing, and nature hikes to waterfall destinations. She embraces the hiking challenges to remind her of the difficulties that beset individuals, families, and underserved cultures daily. Her purpose in life is to “leave people better than she found them” helping them through life’s stages and changes.

Schedule:

Mon-Thurs 6:30 pm-9 pm

Fri-2-7 pm

Shayla M. Williams, M.A., 
Licensed Associate Professional Counseling (Pending)
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Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Shayla M. Williams, a master level clinician with over 10 years of experience working ranging from advocacy, counseling, vocational counseling, and group facilitation. I graduated from Georgia Southern University (Go Eagles!) with a bachelor’s in psychology and child & family development and went on to pursue my master’s in clinical mental health counseling from Argosy University. I will be sitting for the NCE this coming Spring so wish me luck! My approach to counseling in a person-centered manner, and I offer psychoeducation, cognitive, and behavioral in addition to other approaches to assist my clients. I do not believe in a “one size fits all” method and I work intentionally to meet my clients where they are in an individualized manner. I strive to build trusting and collaborative relationships with my clients that focus on honest communication and respect. I believe the power to heal and grow truly lies within the relationship of therapist and client.

Schedule:

M & F: 10am-5pm

 Sun: Noon-5pm

Tiffany Wynn, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
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Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Tiffany Wynn specializes in Depression, Anxiety, Stress Management, Family Conflicts, Coping with Grief and Loss, LGBTQIA+ Issues, Self-Esteem and Confidence, Coping with Life Changes, Compassion Fatigue, Career Difficulties, Relationship Issues, and Self-esteem and Confidence. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of Georgia. She received her Master of Social Work from Fordham University and is currently in the last few months of her Doctorate of Social Work from Capella University. Thanks to serving in the United States Navy, Tiffany has met people from all walks of life and various cultures. Tiffany has experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, and Trauma-Informed Care. She often works with individuals with ADHD, depression, PTSD, anxiety, self-esteem, family/relationship/work conflict, weight loss, and individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community. Tiffany believes in providing a safe space to speak freely and recognizing the potential to improve one's quality of life. Tiffany prides herself in being empathetic and intuitive, passionate about normalizing mental health as a form of self-care. Tiffany enjoys discovering new foods, music, traveling, and her free time. 

Marriage and Family Therapist Interns

Raekwon Griffin
Last Semester Mercer University School of Medicine 
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Raekwon Griffin is a passionate, empathetic, and dedicated Marriage and Family Therapy master's student at Mercer School of Medicine who is committed to promoting mental health within the Black queer and trans community as well as Black families. They bring a unique perspective to the field as a Black, non-binary, and queer individual, allowing them to connect deeply with their clients and understand the nuances of their experiences. Through their commitment to client confidentiality, strong therapeutic alliances, and evidence-based therapeutic approaches, they aim to make a positive and lasting impact on the mental well being of their clients and communities.

 

Raekwon's mission is to create a safe and affirming space where individuals and families can explore, heal, and grow. They recognize the importance of providing culturally competent and LGBTQ+-affirming therapy to address the specific needs and challenges faced by Black queer and trans individuals and families.

 

1. Client Confidentiality: Raekwon places a strong emphasis on client confidentiality, ensuring that their clients feel secure and comfortable sharing their thoughts and feelings. They understand that trust is the foundation of a successful therapeutic alliance.

 

2. Strengthening Therapeutic Alliances: Raekwon believes that a strong therapeutic
alliance is the key to effective therapy. They work collaboratively with their clients,
recognizing that each person is the expert of their own life. Raekwon creates a
non-judgmental and empathetic environment where clients can openly express
themselves.


3. Therapeutic Theories: Raekwon integrates various therapeutic approaches into their practice, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). They tailor their approach to the unique needs and goals of each client, providing a holistic and personalized treatment plan.

Schedule:

W & F: 11am-6pm

 Sat: noon -3pm

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