Cares for: Children & Teens, College Students, Couples, Clients with Diverse Gender Identities and Sexual Orientations
Licensed Assoc. Professional Counselor
Holding a Master of Science degree from Georgia State University, Ms. Sara's clinical training is based in multicultural competency and social justice advocacy. She has clinical experience as a college counselor and has served as a victim advocate for teens and adults at multiple sexual assault centers. Sara is also passionate about providing mental health care for university faculty/staff, couples, and clients with various gender identities and sexual and/or relationship orientations.
Ms. Sara is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (APC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), brainspotting practitioner, and sand/play therapist (with supervision). She has provided counseling care at Play Wellness since 2018 and was trained to provide telemental health (virtual/online) services in 2020. Ms. Sara's favorite self-care activities are spending lots of quality time with her spouse, her friends, and her family, hiking, reading, and playing with her puppy and kitten. For more information about Ms. Sara, see below (click on the purple tabs to move them):
Master of Science (M.S.), Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Georgia State University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Psychology with a minor in Women's and Gender Studies
Grad, R., Castleberry, J., Tolleson, A., Zeligman, M., Gheesling, S., & Ajetomobi, R. The impact of social reactions and social support on development of posttraumatic growth in trauma survivors.
Zeligman, M., Varney, M., Gheesling, S., & Placeres, V. Meaning making and loneliness among trauma survivors and nontrauma-exposed college students.
Office Hours (Georgia residents only; last appointment scheduled at 7pm EST)
Tuesday: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm EST (In person option)
Wednesday: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm EST (In person option)
Thursday: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST (Virtual only)
Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (In person option)
Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST (Virtual only)
Scheduling and administrative fee (one-time fee for new clients): $50
50 minute appointment: $125
College Student rate (50 min): $90
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Yolanda Fountain Hardy, Ph.D., LPC, RPT-S, ACS, NCC