Therapist Category: Therapists
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We currently serve 11 counties in the metro Atlanta area providing in-home assessments, individual counseling, couples counseling, and family counseling since 2007. Dr. Sutherland, Jr., also provides clinical consultation and clinical supervision.
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 Bachelors of Science Degree in Recreation Therapy and 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 and the summer of 2015.
Dr. Sutherland is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, INC Nu Phi chapter. He is married to a remarkable woman. He is a father of three and a grandfather of one. He enjoys reading, going to the movies, playing tennis and riding his motorcycle. His favorite sports teams are the Denver Broncos and the Syracuse Orange.
He also played and later coached football while attending West Georgia. He earned his Doctor of Education Degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University, where he served as an adjunct faculty member in the community counseling program for 7 years. He has conducted extensive research on the effects of father absence and leads groups on various issues pertaining to the father child relationship. The Sutherland Center, LLC 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).
Profession: CounselorQualifications & Credentials:
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).School: Argosy University SarasotaYear Graduated: 2007License No. and State: 004159 GAFinances and Insurance:
No insurance acceptedAvg. Cost (per session): $150-$300Sliding Scale: NoAccepted Payment Methods: We accept cash, cash app $DRALJRTSC, credit cards, health savings account and money ordersAccepting New Clients: YesRemote Therapy Available: YesAge Specialties:
- Children (6 to 10)
- Preteens and Tweens (11 to 13)
- Adolescents and Teenagers (14 to 19)
Languages Spoken: EnglishTreatment Orientation:
- Anger Management
- Coping Skills
- Family Conflict
- Life Transitions
- Marital and Premarital
- Men's Issues
- Peer Relationships
- Relationship Issues
- School Issues
- Self Esteem
- Sports Performance
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
- Family Systems
- Reality Therapy
- Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
- Supervision Services