Brianna Sterling, LCSW

Preferred Name: Brianna

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Brianna Sterling, LCSW is a trauma-informed, holistic therapist who empathetically utilizes a variety of approaches to address your individual, unique needs. She desires to be a partner in your treatment. While honoring the mind, body, and/or spiritual connections of your unique self, together we'll transform your experiences into opportunities of deep, long lasting healing.

Education & Experience

Brianna has over 8 years of experience working with trauma survivors and their loved ones in a variety of settings. She is well-versed in complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, acute stress, anxiety, depression, grief, attachment styles, adverse childhood experiences, abuse (physical, emotional, & sexual), neglect, intimate partner violence, commercial sexual exploitation, compassion fatigue, resiliency, advocacy, and evidence-based approaches to treatment. Brianna is also trained in variety of trauma-informed therapeutic modalities including: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Brainspotting (BSP), & Forward Facing Trauma. MSW, University of Georgia B.S., Psychology, University of North Georgia

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Coordinator for the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program Athens Area Trauma Recovery Network Part-Time Professor at University of Georgia's School of Social Work

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • English


  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Sliding Scale

Health Savings Account; Superbill