Amy Almas, LCSW

(she/her)
Preferred Name: Amy

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I offer online individual psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children over 12 years old. I serve clients in both Georgia and South Carolina. I look forward to guiding you towards individual empowerment for change.

Education & Experience

University of Virginia- BA 1993 University of Pennsylvania- MSW 1996 Almas Psychotherapy, Private Practice | 2022 to Present Individual and group counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. Northeast Georgia Counseling, Private Practice | 2017 to 2022 Individual, group, marital, and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Viewpoint Mental Health Center | 2015 to 2017 Individual and group therapy for adults Gwinnett County Public Schools: T. Carl Buice School and Level Creek Elementary | 2014 to 2015 Paraprofessional working with special education preschoolers and elementary school students diagnosed with autism Summit Ridge Hospital (Inpatient) | 2010 to 2011 Case Manager providing patients (adolescents to geriatrics) with individual, family, and group therapy. Provided crisis intervention. Gwinnett Medical Center Emergency Department | 2002 to 2007 Provided crisis interventions. Evaluated and assessed for further hospitalization. Helped facilitate continuity of care to all patients in need of mental health care. GRN Community Service Board (Mental Health Center) | 2000 to 2001 Provided individual, group, and family therapy to children and adolescents. John Umstead Psychiatric Hospital (Adult Admissions Unit) N.C State Psychiatric Hospital | 1996 to 2000 Provided individual, group, and family therapy to severely mentally ill patients and their families. Provided case management and served as a liaison between the hospital and community mental health centers.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

ADAA.org IOCDF.org NASW

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Expats
  • First Responders
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English