(404) 874-8536 johnballew@gmail.com

If you find that the way you’re living no longer works for you, you are not alone.  We find ourselves repeating familiar problems.  Old thoughts and anxieties keep bothering us – or we’re just not as happy as we would like to be.  When resolutions aren’t enough, counseling, psychotherapy and coaching can help bring new tools and support for making life better.

I am a licensed professional counselor. If you are looking for ways to resolve problems and make life more satisfying, I’d like to help.  My counseling work with clients is compassionate, supportive and respectful.  I use a approaches and techniques like mindfulness and cognitive therapy to help bring about change.

I limit the number of clients I work with so I can provide each person with the best possible care and attention.  My intention is to keep us focused on your goals, which helps make therapy more effective.

I invite you to browse through the Articles section of my website for insight on topics that might be of interest to you.  You can also find links of interest in my Resources section.  You might find some of the following articles of interest:

I work out of a home office in the Virginia-Highland area of Atlanta, just off Freedom Parkway.  It’s a convenient location that is quiet and provides a supportive setting for our work together.  I hope you’ll contact me if you have questions or would like to begin working together to make life better.


Hours by appointment only.

John R. Ballew, M.S.

537 Linwood Ave., NE

Atlanta, GA  30306

(404) 874-8536


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Whether you've worked with a therapist before or are exploring counseling for the first time, you probably have questions.  It is important to have the information you need to make a good decision when selecting a therapist.  I welcome your questions -- about your specific situation, about me or about my approach to therapy. Making things better can start with an email, or you can call me at (404) 874-8536.