Our Therapists
Jennifer D. Vann, LMFT
Director of Services

Jennifer holds a Masters Degree in Family Studies, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Kentucky.  She specializes in working with adolescents, young adults in transition, and family therapy.  Jennifer also works with high functioning adolescents with Aspergers in both individual and group settings.  She approaches counseling from a client–centered perspective using creative methods and a variety of therapeutic approaches to assist clients in finding individualized solutions. Jennifer enjoys watching people discover the power they have in their own lives to create meaningful change, and she is inspired by seeing families and relationships heal through the therapy process. Jennifer also enjoys giving presentations to schools and communities and helping parents explore ways to connect with their children in a genuine and meaningful way.  She provides counseling from a Christian perspective when it fits for her clients. Jennifer is an active member in the Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy on both the local and state levels.    She also provides AAMFT supervision for associate level marriage and family therapists under the supervision of Sean Davis, LMFT.
To talk more with Jennifer or to set up an appointment you can reach her at 770-910-2753.

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Shala Nicely, MS, LPC, NCC

Shala Nicely is passionate about helping adults and adolescents take back their lives from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders, anxiety disorders, and depression. She uses a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach and has specialized training in exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, the research-based therapy for OCD. She is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC), and the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). She is the co-founder of OCD Georgia, the official Georgia affiliate of the IOCDF, and she served on the IOCDF National Conference Planning Committee from 2011-2014. Shala was the keynote speaker at the 2013 IOCDF national conference. She received an M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University, and you can learn more about Shala’s training and experience at www.shalanicely.com. Shala is under the clinical direction and supervision of Jennifer Vann, LMFT. To talk more with Shala or to set up an appointment you can reach her or her assistant, Clara, at 404-632-4804.

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Leslie Hall, MS, MA, LMFT

Leslie graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California with a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as a Masters Degree in Theology. She has focused most of her therapeutic experience on working with children, adolescents, adults, and families from a Family Systems orientation. She believes that therapy provides a safe emotional, physical, and spiritual space to discover and walk through challenging experiences in order to identify and develop our authentic self. It is through this experience we are then able to truly enjoy living as our true selves while in relationship with others. Leslie’s practice consists of sessions in the office for children, adolescents, and adults as well as in-home therapy sessions for children and families. Leslie integrates her background in theology into the therapeutic experience when initiated by the client. She is a member of the Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and is a clinical fellow member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.  
To talk more with Leslie or to set up an appointment, you can reach her at

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Kevin Montgomery, LAPC
Associate Therapist

Kevin holds a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University and has been practicing since 2015. Kevin believes in utilizing a collaborative approach between client and therapist to explore existing concerns, evaluate strengths, and create an environment conducive to therapeutic growth. He has clinical experience working with a diverse group of clients with concerns including anxiety, depression, stress, adjustment difficulties, trauma, and suicidal ideation and has received specialized training in suicide-specific treatment and narrative therapy. Professionally, Kevin remains updated on suicide awareness, prevention efforts and emerging treatment methods in addition to integrated primary care treatment models. In his free time, he enjoys golf, the Atlanta Braves, and cooking. Kevin practices under the direction of Jennifer Vann, LMFT and Kim Brooks, LPC, CPCS, and under the supervision of Jennifer Vann, LMFT, and Kim Brooks, LPC, CPCS.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with Kevin you can reach him at 770-910-2753.

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Calli Cruz, LMFT

Calli holds a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University, with a specialization in child and adolescent therapy. She also enjoys working with couples, families, as well as providing individual sessions. Calli firmly believes in meeting people where they are and will work closely with each client to customize treatment to meet their specific needs. She is holistic in her approach and utilizes family systems, solution focused, cognitive behavioral and Christian perspectives. Calli has additional training in TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy) and TBRI (trust based relational intervention). She also enjoys providing education through workshops and presentations on effective communication, family functioning, parenting, marriage/relationship health, and addressing mental health in the church and would be glad to customize a presentation based on your needs. Calli is excited by the growth and discovery that happens in the lives of her clients and believes that each person has the ability to make the change they want with encouragement and the right tools. To talk more with Calli or set up an appointment you can reach her at 770-910-2753.

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Edna Abney, MAMFT
MFT Intern

Edna is passionate about the development of healthy emotional wellness in individual, couple, and family relationships. She holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from NorthCentral University. In Edna’s work with individuals, couples, and families she seeks to help people make meaning of their experiences and become more aware in their lives, while achieving a deeper sense of peace and mindfulness. She believes each person is an expert in their own life, and it is therefore critical to provide an open, safe, and nonjudgmental environment where clients can explore current narratives they have developed around the stories that have occurred. Edna believes the therapy room is the ultimate haven for unfiltered, uncensored exploration. She is honored to be able to walk with each client in this journey, helping others find emotional wellness and relationship strength while exploring alternate possibilities. Edna is under the clinical direction and supervision of Jennifer Vann, LMFT and supervision of Dr. Tequila Hill, LMFT. To schedule an appointment with Edna you can reach her at         770-910-2753.

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