Call Us At (646) 780-8278
All Days 9:00 to 5:00
116 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
The Sutherland Center, LLC
Dr. Alvin Sutherland, Jr.
Psychotherapist, NBCC, NBCSC, LPC, BC-TMH, CPCS

Verified by Therapy For Black Men
(770) 853-6372
Primary Location
5999 Stewart Pkwy
Douglasville, Georgia
United States

Accepting new clients?: Yes
Remote therapy available?: Yes
Can prescribe medication?: No

Office Hours: 12:00pm - 10:00pm Monday - Saturday

Last school: Argosy University Sarasota, Doctor of Education Degree in Counseling Psychology, 2007
License(s): 004159-GA
Years in practice: 14

Cost per session: $225.00 to $400.00
Sliding scale pricing offered?: No
Free initial phone consultation?: Yes
Free initial face to face consultation?: No
Payment methods accepted:
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Health Savings Account
  • Mastercard
  • Square
  • Visa
  • Zelle
  • Cash App
  • Money Order

Insurance Note: Payment is due the day service is provided. The Sutherland Center (TSC) accepts cash, Cash App ($DRALJRTSC), Zelle, credit cards, health savings account, or money orders; TSC does not accept insurance. TSC can offer a monthly detailed superbill receipt upon request for Out of Network (OON) benefits. This receipt can be submitted for reimbursement to your insurance carrier, however, TSC can not guarantee reimbursement. Please keep in mind, insurance companies require a diagnosis. This information will be provided within the superbill receipt.

Malpractice Carrier: HPSO Expires (MM/YY): 01/2021

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Age specialty:
  • Preteens and Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents and Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Faith Orientation: I offer special insight to clients of the Christian faith.

I offer special insights for client's of the following ethnicity:
  • Black

Languages spoken:
  • English

    The Sutherland Center, LLC strives to improve the overall quality of living for the people we serve. We commit to staying on the leading edge of the exploration and discovery of human potential. In our rapidly changing world, both people and organizations can benefit from professional guidance and counseling.

    Our staff of counselors and consultants are trained in human development and psychology.
    We can customize our services to meet the needs of churches, schools, individuals, couples, parents, families, adolescents, and professional organizations.

    The Sutherland Center, a limited liability company (LLC), strives to improve the overall quality of living for the people we serve. We commit to staying on the leading edge of the exploration and discovery of human potential. Your decision to seek counseling heralds a turning point in your life. In our rapidly changing world, people often seek professional guidance to remain on an even keel.

    Our Mission
    Improving the overall quality of living for the people we serve by inspiring them to make healthier choices for themselves and their families.

    Our Vision
    Empowering the people to see themselves better than they see themselves by learning skills for everyday living.

    Dr. Alvin Sutherland Jr., the Owner of The Sutherland Center, LLC, is a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC), a National Board Certified School Counselor (NBCSC), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH) and a Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor (CPCS).

    An alumnus of West Georgia College, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Therapy and a Masters of Education Degree in Guidance and Counseling. Not only was Dr. Sutherland featured in the April 27th, 2009 issue of Newsweek Magazine as among the best in Atlanta metro area in Mental Health, he was also the featured therapist on reality television in April 2014 (RHOA) and the summer of 2015 (BET).

    The Sutherland Center, LLC provides in-home counseling to 13 counties in the metro Atlanta area and TeleMental Health for the entire state of Georgia; counseling services for individuals, couples, and families since 2007.
    During this time The Sutherland Center LLC has counseled over 500 families and counting.

    Dr. Sutherland became a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, INC through the Nu Phi Chapter at West Georgia College and now is a member of the Xi Chi Sigma Chapter, Atlanta. He is married to a remarkable woman who is also a licensed professional counselor. He is a father of three and a grandfather of one. He enjoys reading, swimming, spending time with his family, going to the movies, playing tennis, and riding his motorcycle. His favorite sports teams are the Denver Broncos and the Syracuse Orange. He has played and later coached football while attending West Georgia College.

    He earned his Doctor of Education Degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University Sarasota, where he served as an adjunct professor in the community counseling program for 7 years at Argosy University Atlanta. He has conducted extensive research on the effects of father absence and leads groups on various issues about the father-child relationship. The Sutherland Center, LLC’s focus is to “Strengthen The Foundation For The Family.”

    Dr. Sutherland, Jr. has experience in a variety of mental health settings within the metro Atlanta area including (but not limited to) a community mental health center (working with adjudicated youth and their families), psychiatric hospital (counseling youth with sex offending behaviors and their families), and the public school system (providing counseling and consultation services for elementary and middle school-age youth) since 1998.

    Dr. Sutherland, Jr., provides clinical consultation, clinical supervision, and facilitates 6-hour ethics continuing education workshop.

    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Child or Adolescent
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Family Conflict
    • Grief
    • Life Transitions
    • Marital and Premarital
    • Men's Issues
    • Parenting
    • Peer Relationships
    • Relationship Issues
    • School Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Sports Performance
    • Stress
    Other issues:
      Treatment orientation:
      • Christian Counseling
      • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
      • Family / Marital
      • Family Systems
      • Humanistic
      • Person-Centered
      • Reality Therapy
      • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
      • Supervision Services

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