Empowerment Counseling Group is unique in that it provides long-term, affordable therapy. All of our experienced, licensed, therapists have specialized training and are skilled in helping survivors heal.
We have convenient daytime, evening, and weekend appointments available. We work with adults, couples, families, and adolescents. The Empowerment Counseling Group is a supportive and inclusive environment. People of all ages and cultural/ethnic backgrounds are welcome.
Dr. Landon B. Lee,
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Ed.D., Counselor Education and Supervision
Master of Divinity (MDiv.), Professional Counseling
Clinical Approach: My approach to therapy is evidence based with an integrative philosophy which encompasses Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).
I am also trained in Biblical Studies and utilize Biblical principles when appropriate.
Population: I work with a diverse client population that include adults, couples, children/adolescents, families, groups, and corrections.
Professional Interest: My professional interests include Restorative Justice principles, disenfranchised issues, trauma related issues, grief, depression, anxiety, and PTSD or Moral Injury for Veterans.
About Me: I am a lover of people with a passion for helping others reach their full potential. I believe that people are generally good. When their cognitions or behavior turns bad, there is usually a root cause that can be ascertained through therapy and/or ministry. My goal is to help clients identify and properly address areas of need.
LaTrenda Washington, MS, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH
is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the state of Georgia. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from North Carolina State University. She earned her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. LaTrenda is a Poly- Vagal informed, Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National Board of Certified Counselors. She is trained in EMDR
(Eye Movement Desensitization and
Reprocessing), which is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of trauma, such as PTSD.
She is also board certified in Tele-mental health (BC-TMH).LaTrenda has extensive experience working with couples, and has been trained in Emotionally-Focussed Couples’ Therapy (EFT). She has a passion for helping individuals and couples work through unresolved issues in their relationship and start the process of healing and forgiveness. LaTrenda has experience working with individuals struggling to heal from childhood sexual trauma and other forms of abuse. She uses EMDR and the Internal Family Systems treatment model to help clients uncover past trauma, shame, hurt, and betrayal. LaTrenda also works with step families, helping them each discover their worth and value in the family, while guiding them through unresolved issues within the family of origin as well. LaTrenda uses Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT) therapy techniques to help clients understand the connection between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. She also helps clients uncover faulty core beliefs that could be informing unhealthy behavior, poor choices, and perpetuating unhealthy relationships.
LaTrenda has a warm, friendly, and loving personality. She sees her work as a therapist as an opportunity to serve others. She serves with a person-centered, non-judgmental approach. LaTrenda has been married for 25years. She has three children and an adorable Westie named Yoshi.
Andre Griggs, MA, LPC, NCC
Andre Griggs is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor with 14 years of professIonal counseling experience. He received both his BA in Psychology and MA in Counseling Psychology from Clark Atlanta University. He also received his M.Div. in Professional Counseling from Amridge University (formerly Southern Christian University). Andre has a strong special education and school mental health counseling background. His previous clinical experiences include working in a university counseling center, working in outpatient mental health, working with children, adolescents, and their families, and treatment of sexual and physical trauma. His professional specialties include grief, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, ADD, ADHD, trauma, academic concerns, spirituality, self- esteem and motivational interviewing. In his spare time, Andre enjoys weight lifting, meditating, playing video games, spending time with family and friends, reading, shopping, and dining at restaurants.
Anthony C. Wilson, LCSW
Anthony C. Wilson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia for the Veterans Administration since Jun 2012. As a seasoned professional counselor with more than 30 years of counseling experience he has worked with active-duty members and veterans for his entire career. He has worked primarily regarding mental health issues such as PTSD, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, Substance abuse, and Anxiety. Anthony is currently the lead mental health provider for the Oakwood Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Flowery Branch, Ga. Anthony earned a master’s degree in social work from California State University, Long Beach, a bachelor’s degree from Wayland Baptist University in Honolulu, Hawaii, and an Associate Degree in Human Services from the Community College of the Air Force.
Anthony served 28 years in the Air Force and after completing 20 years of service at the rank of Master Sergeant, he was commissioned, and retired at the rank of Captain in 2012. Anthony has been married to Sheri Wilson for 38 years and they have a 31-year-old son (Christopher) and 23-year-old daughter (Jessi).
Anthony has a passion for helping individuals, couples, and families to overcome their challenges and his goal is to help each person to live productive and successful lives despite these challenges. Anthony is experienced in assisting clients in working through cognitive-behavior therapies, reality therapy, marriage and family counseling, anger management, and motivational interviewing.