Think Well. Feel Well. Be Well.
Think Well. Feel Well. Be Well.
“Awareness is like the sun. When it shines upon things, they are transformed".
Danielle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine in 2014 with a Master of Science in Family Therapy. In 2010, she graduated with a Master of Science in Human Services/Public Service Leadership from Capella University and from Mercer University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Danielle founded Southern Bridge Inc. Counseling and Family Therapy in 2016 with what she describes as "her purpose". Danielle's dream for Southern Bridge Inc. is to create a bridge between hopelessness and healing with the community where she grew up.
Danielle uses a client-focused, multifaceted, and systemic approach based on the unique needs of each client. She currently works with adults, children, and adolescents, individually and/or as a unit. She is experienced in supporting her patients in change using an existential design focused on difficulties that arise from depression, anxiety, spirituality, diversity, complex trauma, and life stage changes. She specializes in working with couples who struggle with intimacy, connection, and relationship difficulties through techniques shown by research to be effective and sees emotional connection and communication as the basis for identifying and alleviating relationship problems.
Danielle believes that each human being has the potential to lessen the severity and heal from the pain of emotional wounds. She works alongside her clients to increase each person’s chance to pursue transformation through therapy. She stands by her promise to support her clients through their unique journey by facilitating awareness guidance, transparency, direction and encouragement.
Every day is a new beginning. We can take a deep breath, smile, and start again.
Jeannie Geherin Hatt partners with adults, adolescents, children, and couples to help them find their best life. Through supporting her clients, they develop and utilize effective techniques for managing and decreasing their personal stressors, overcoming their personal obstacles, and bringing hope back into their lives. Because her life has been blessed by these techniques, she desires to share them with you.
Jean uses clinically tested and evidence-based interventions to accomplish this, including techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma Focused CBT. She earned her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State before moving to Georgia (she may not have been born in the South, but she got here just as quickly as she could!). Additionally, she is a National Board-Certified Counselor. Jeannie believes that when we are honest with ourselves and willing to open our minds to explore new life strategies, changes will occur that lead us down a better path to happiness and hope.
She is passionate about working with people who make the brave choice to explore their options in therapy and find a way to heal. Knowing that a successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that are thrown at him or her, Jean looks forward to supporting you with building this foundation for yourself, whether you are challenged by grief, trauma, domestic abuse, depression, anxiety, anger, marriage and family issues, mood fluctuations, behavior difficulties, low self-esteem, accidents or natural disasters, life changes, or other life-disturbing symptoms or events.
When not in the office, Jean loves spending time with her husband and daughter, exploring and hiking mountains.
We all have the capability to change our lives by changing our thoughts and perspectives with challenges we encounter daily.
Irwin’s goal is to inspire and help each client strive to become the best version of themselves by making lasting changes within their lives. This best version includes emotional, physical, and mental well-being. He has extensive experience in providing quality services with a wide variety of adult/adolescent clientele, of whom he helps deal with multiple life issues and mental health needs.
Irwin’s professional experience includes work with the Department of Juvenile Justice where he provided therapy for at-risk youth and their families. He currently provides therapy for college students as well as helps them deal with issues from anxiety, depression, and poor relationship skill building.
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
Jalisa Rumph is a Licensed Master Social Worker. Her goal is to build a safe, strong, effective bridge with individuals seeking re-balance and improvement in their lives. As a military veteran, she is passionate about minimizing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving access to mental health. She aims to normalize the act of seeking mental health services in response to life stressors and issues that have become too much to manage alone.
Jalisa specializes in CBT. She received her Master of Science in Counseling from Nova Southeastern University with a concentration in Substance Abuse. She also received her Master of Science in Social Work from Fordham University. Jalisa became a Licensed Master Social Worker in Georgia and is also licensed in the state of New York.
In her free time, Jalisa enjoys reading, writing, and traveling
“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.” -Maya Angelou
Aylesha is a double graduate from Valdosta State University, with a Bachelors in Psychology in 2015 and a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2017. She considers herself to be a lifelong learner, and feels our individual experiences and the people we interact with shape our life journey. She believes in the language of play, and is always in search of ways to make the difficult conversations more manageable. When it comes to therapy style, Aylesha likes to meet her clients where they are at in their journey. With that knowledge, she is able to help clients understand where they are and where they would like to go moving forward.
Aylesha may work more with children and adolescents, but she enjoys the wide range of clientele she has come across over the last few years. Ultimately, she appreciates the experiences had in the therapy room and knows that each person brings something new and unique to the therapeutic journey. So, there is no pressure on expectations in the room, because Aylesha wants the experience to be your own. With that foundation in the room, she will work alongside her clients by identifying problems and solutions; ultimately allowing her clients to create their own change.
"We can't change it until we accept it."
Lindolyn graduated from National Louis University with an M.S in Clinical Mental Health. She has spent more than 20 years of her career working with the incarcerated population and training correctional staff in cognitive behavioral programs such as Moral Recognition Therapy, Thinking for a Change, and Anger Management; while she was also designing and developing correctional programs.
Lindolyn desires to provide quality mental health services to the community- so she joined the Southern Bridge Counseling Services team! She strives to bring a safe place so that clients can tell their stories. She utilizes various therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focus Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.
Let us go on this journey together.
“In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity."
Kristie Gordon is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor. Kristie graduated from the University of West Georgia with a M. Ed in Professional School Counseling in 2016. She has 10 years of experience in education as a teacher and professional school counselor. Kristie decided she also wanted to provide mental health services and support within the community which brought her to Southern Bridge.
Kristie uses an integrated counseling approach including techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Person Centered, and Play Therapy to help her clients reach their identified goals. She currently provides therapy to children, adolescents, college students and adults coming to therapy desiring support for anxiety, depression, hyperactivity, lack of focus and boundaries, and grief. She enjoys working with individuals, couples and families to reach their desired outcomes.