Meet Kristin Ryan
As a warm, passionate, and encouraging counselor, Kristin’s mission is to join with you to help you live more authentically and effectively to identify and fulfill your desires, purpose and potential.
"When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen." Henry David Thoreau or Henry Stanley Haskins.
In practice since 1995, Kristin Ryan, MS, LPC, NCC, CPCS provides counseling for adults for a wide range of issues and challenges. Among her main areas of practice and knowledge are abuse (physical, sexual, emotional, gaslighting), substance use/addiction (including sex addiction) and recovery, anxiety, ADHD, emotional issues and anger mgmt., mood issues and disorders (i.e. Depression, Bipolar), psychosis, spirituality issues, parenting and relationship concerns.
She is an interactive, solution-focused therapist, who has a wide array of experience both clinically and administratively, providing clinical and programmatic supervision, business development, educating and training. She has extensive experience working with all ages in diverse settings and with a wide variety of issues.
Kristin is also available for speaking engagement and trainings. Kristin is currently in private practice in Cumming, Georgia, seeing clients as well as providing supervision to therapists pursuing their licensure, CE workshops, training and consultation. Kristin is also a counselor educator, having been an adjunct professor in the Masters of Community Counseling program, Argosy/Atlanta (2003- 2019 when the university closed). She also received a second bachelor’s degree in Theology to further compliment her Christian counseling practice.
Masters of Science (M.S), Community Counseling, Georgia State University, 1995
Bachelors of Science (B.S.), Theology, Life Christian University, 2015
Bachelors of Arts (B.A.), Psychology, University of Georgia, 1991
Professional Licenses, Certifications and Memberships:
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Georgia License #003658
Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS), CPCS # 262
National Certified Counselor
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Supervisor (LPCC-S), Commonwealth of Kentucky
Current Professional Memberships:
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCAGa)
American Association for Christian Counselors (AACC)
Kentucky Counseling Association (KCA)