Rebuilding and Reunifying Families

I am eclectic in my approach, using play therapy and talk therapy

I have been helping families like you for almost 20 years. I help rebuild and reunify families by teaching coping skills and better communication skills to children ages 3-18 and families.
I help children, adolescents, and adults learn how to understand, control, and share their emotions appropriately, as well as make better choices. I can assist parents in developing strategies to help your child manage emotions, improve behavior at home and school, and help families get along better.
I also use play therapy with children and adolescents who have a hard time appropriately expressing themselves and talking to people about what is troubling them.

My Services - Areas of Specialty
Play, Child, & Adolescent Therapy

I use play therapy to assist children and adolescents that have a hard time appropriately expressing themselves. Play therapy teaches children more adaptive skills, when there are emotional or social problems.

Children can face a range of difficult problems in their lives and struggle to control their behavior and emotions. I can help children work through these issues to make better choices.

Family Therapy

Family dynamics can often be challenging, whether you have a traditional or non-traditional family.

Family Therapy helps families understand and resolve conflicts and improve their relationship.

Sessions will use a mixture of parent sessions and family sessions to comprehensively address challenges, solutions, and what positive changes you would like to make.

Individual Adult Therapy

I assist clients in finding their own pace, while also creating a safe, comfortable, and non-judgmental environment, to openly talk about their thoughts and feelings.
I help clients explore their past in order to create a more empowered future.

In doing so, I help clients to understand and break destructive patterns in their lives and to achieve and maintain well-being and balance.

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This is Me
The Journey Counseling Services LLC
Kadesha Adelakun, LCSW, RPT-S

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), in the state of Georgia (License # CSW004135) and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S # S2344).
I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Morris Brown College and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Georgia.

I am eclectic in my approach, using play therapy and many different therapeutic interventions to meet the needs of my clients.
I also specialize in working with children and adolescents with behavioral challenges, as well as, parenting support and training.