My name is Carla Ray, the founder of New Beginnings Behavioral Counseling, LLC. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Health Care Administration, Master of Science degree in Social Work, and an all but dissertation with a Doctorate in Social Work. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker, in the state of Georgia. I have nearly 20 years of knowledge and experience, working with individuals, families, groups, and couples. I have a variety of experience in the arena of the Division of Health and Human Services within the states of North Carolina and Georgia. My experience consists of the Juvenile Justice System, Department of Social Services, Department of Corrections, Private Mental Health Agencies and Georgia’s Psychiatric Hospitals.
As a clinical professional, I work with you to identify your strengths to increase your self-esteem; and abilities to produce positive interpersonal experiences. Through best practice therapy models, New Beginnings Behavioral Counseling aims to support and facilitate personal growth and development, to assist you with coping with more serious mental health concerns. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential which leads to a more satisfying and fulfilling life. While stressful situations of the past cannot be changed, we can work together to understand better and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns and negative perceptions; that may impede your opportunity of experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
The mission at New Beginnings Behavioral Counseling, is to partner with our clients, to address challenges through teaching and to cultivate positive coping skills; and to create an impact on reducing substance abuse and mental illness within communities.
To provide a new beginning by rebuilding, renewing and restoring, through empowering the lives of others.