Last updated: 1/18/2018

Rita Patel, LCSW, SEP,RPT (404) 319-0053
Last Updated: 1/18/2018
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Somatic Trauma Therapist &Play Therapist

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Depression Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Psychosomatic Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Education/Personal Development Family Issues Gender Identity Infant Mental Health Infertility Men's Issues Pain Management Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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3653 Canton Road, Suite 202
Marietta, GA 30066
(404) 319-0053

Contact: Rita Patel

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 20

GA - LCSW [CSW003336]

Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Registered Play Therapist (RPT)
Registered Yoga Teacher
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: $55
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BlueChoice PPO) Humana (PPO Atlanta)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Humana Health Care Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Children of Divorce College Students Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness Diabetes Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Learning Disability Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Suicidal Transgender Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Body Work (Massage, Touch Therapy) Expressive Therapy Holistic Humanistic Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Somatic Experiencing
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Art Therapy Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Energy Therapy Existential Psychotherapy Feminist Focusing Gestalt Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Long-Term Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Relational Sandplay Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic Transpersonal Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu
Jewish Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Indian
Arabic Armenian Brazilian Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
Association for Play Therapy (APT)
Mindfulness and Trauma Healing
The group focuses on mindfulness, yoga, and body awareness for individuals coping with trauma and dissociation.
Group Focus: Stress
Dissociative Disorders
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Marietta, GA 30066
Phone: (404) 319-0053
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday