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“You have to let go of what could have been, how you should have acted and what you wish you would have said differently. You have to accept that you can’t change the past experiences, opinions of others at that moment in time or outcomes from their choices or yours. When you finally recognize that truth then you will understand the true meaning of forgiveness of yourself and others. From this point you will finally be free.”

-Shannon L. Adler

Meet Our Counselors

Habiba Jessica Zaman

Habiba Jessica Zaman, LPC, NCC

habiba@northstarofgeorgia.com

Hello, my name is Habiba Jessica Zaman. I have a master’s degree in professional counseling from Georgia State University.

I view my clients as those in search of some type of change in their lives. Together we work towards growth by identifying the issues involved, establishing goals, and becoming increasingly aware of reoccurring patterns that prevent growth. As awareness of one’s fears, perception, desires, and strengths increase, we are able to make successful life changes. Self-awareness by becoming more honest with ourselves can initiate the authenticity that often results in healing, transformation, and fuller life. As individuals exist within cultural contexts, which heavily influence all facets of who we are including our world view, relationships, decision making, and identity, I strive to utilize cultural sensitivity in my practice.

My primary style is trauma-focused therapy and solution-focused therapy with adults and adolescents to empower and directly address each individual needs. I often utilize play therapy for children to help better understand their own ability to solve problems and find their potential. I provide a safe, nurturing, and judgment-free environment for my clients because I believe a good relationship and trust are essential for change and growth. I work successfully with clients addressing most life issues, including family and relationship problems, self-growth, depression and anxiety, life changes and adjustments, grief, abuse, and trauma.

Jennifer Hawkins LAPC, MA, NCC

Jennifer Hawkins, LAPC, MA, NCC

At some point, most people feel as though they have hit a plateau… feeling stuck, even. Some might describe where they are as “going through the motions” or “spinning their wheels”. Others feel that they are at a crossroad. They feel compelled to make a move, but feeling a lack of empowerment or vision can disable the projection to the level point in their journey.


Kaylan Maloney

Kaylan Maloney, MS, LAPC

kmaloney011@gmail.com

I graduated from Walden University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. My therapeutic approach includes the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I have completed CBT training through The Beck Institute and have been able to use these skills to help clients process emotional distress, depression, difficulties with adjustments in life, and anxiety.

How we process our thoughts influence our behaviors and can change how we think about ourselves and our situations. With the CBT approach, clients discover underlying issues, explore how experiences relate to the present, work toward goal achievement, and help clients discover and create an enhanced sense of self.

The relationship between counselor and client is essential for the process. Therefore, it’s important to me that clients feel safe, heard, and understood. I enjoy working with clients on the journey of creating a better quality of life.


Chelsea Green

Chelsea Green, LAPC, NCC, MA

Chelsea.Green707@gmail.com

678-600-6873

Hello, my name is Chelsea Green and I received my master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Mercer University.

Let’s take this counseling journey together! I believe in helping my clients reach their full potential and helping them attain the skills necessary to succeed in all of their ventures. I am passionate about helping clients overcome obstacles that keep them stuck and emphasize the need for self-care and self-love. I utilize a cognitive-behavioral and person-centered approach to help clients put their negative thoughts and actions behind them to lead to positive thoughts and more beneficial behaviors. I view counseling as a collaborative effort between the therapist and the client; we’re in this together. I have experience working with adults and adolescents to process distress, anxiety, anger, depression, family/peer conflicts, and more. My goal is for clients to feel comfortable and open up without fear of judgment.

I am currently accepting new clients in person and via telementalhealth. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, I can be
reached at 678-600-6873 or via email at Chelsea.Green707@gmail.com.

Ashleigh Tricksey

Ashleigh Tricksey, LAPC

ashleigh.tricksey1@gmail.com

(804) 596-0209

Hello, my name is Ashleigh Tricksey. I’m a graduate of Walden University with a master of science in clinical psychology and counseling. I am a licensed associate professional counselor (LAPC) and a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCAGA) and American Counseling Associate (ACA).

I make use of evidence-based practices that have been researched and proven effective in counseling. The techniques I use in my sessions are dependent on the individual needs of the client. I mostly enjoy techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

I provide a safe environment for your voice to be heard. My goal is to build rapport with my clients and maintaining confidentiality is important. I encourage personal growth and positive change.

Let’s discuss your individual needs and the goals you wish to achieve.

Shantay Evans

Shantay Evans, MA

Counselor Intern

Shantay.S.Evans@gmail.com

(678) 941-9841

Hello, my name is Shantay Evans, and I am a native of South Carolina. I received my education and training from the University of South Carolina (USC) and South Carolina State University, which is a Historically Black College/University (HBCU). I have a Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation from USC and a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from SCSU. Some of my prior work experiences as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor involved counseling to support able-bodied and individuals with disabilities in school and on the local and state levels in various settings.

I am currently pursing licensure in SC and GA at the associate level for professional counseling. My mission is to partner with clients to help them foresee a brighter future. I place importance on utilizing trauma and cultural sensitive approaches when providing comprehensive mental health care
to individuals, groups, couples and families. I also strive to cultivate a warm, healthy therapeutic relationship. I utilize an eclectic counseling approach to help my clients. My theoretical orientation to counseling is person-centered and behavioral. My goal is to guide my clients to identify alterable variables within their environments to resolve conflicts and alleviate feelings of frustration, anger, sadness, stress and anxiety.

I live with my husband, Sam, and teenage daughter, Laila. When I am not working, I enjoy self-care activities and the following family activities: cooking, traveling, hiking, and playing games. I would love the opportunity to support you! I am currently accepting new clients in person and via
telemental health. Feel free to contact me via email at Shantay.S.Evans@gmail.com or at (678) 941-9841 if you would like to schedule an appointment.

* Please Note: Each clinician is their own separate business entity.

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