Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Education and Specialty
Janelle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She graduated from Mercer University earning a Master's degree in Family Therapy in 2015.
Janelle is licensed by the Georgia State Board of Licensed Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists. Janelle is a former member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Awards, Service, Honors
Janelle graduated Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into the honors society Phi Kappa Phi during her time in graduate school. Janelle also gained membership into Alpha Kappa Alpha while pursuing her undergraduate studies.
Janelle has gained a range of experience providing therapy for individuals and families working through substance abuse, trauma, couple and martial issues, and mental health disorders within the community, hospitals, and outpatient settings.
Janelle developed her theoretical approach based on the belief that change occurs when a person is able to understand and express their emotions as well as understand how they have formed their cognitive framework. When engaging in therapy, Janelle uses methods and techniques from Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT).
Janelle is a native of Atlanta, GA and enjoys doing yoga, spending time with her family and friends, and watching reality tv.
To schedule an appointment with Janelle Dawsey, please contact Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals Kennestone office at (470) 795-7695.