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About

Growing up there were woods down the street that would be filled with fireflies during the Summer. I could sit there and stare at them all evening until they finally went to bed. The individual lights were so small but together they made such a beautiful show. I think in life sometimes we forget about the firefly moments. They aren't always those big events, promotions, new purchases, etc. that make us happy in the long run. It's those little moments that are so easy to miss if we aren't paying attention. Those are the moments that create beauty and meaning in our lives. And those are the moments I want to help you find so that you can have your own forest filled with fireflies. Check out our FAQ page for more information on what therapy with us looks like.

About Us

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Anne Rice, LPC, LMHC, CPCS

Owner

Hi! I'm Anne Rice (she/her), owner of Firefly Wellness Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (GA), Licensed Mental Health Provider (NY), and a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor located in Avondale Estates, Georgia. I am an avid reader, lover of dogs, music, nature, and baseball. I got my undergraduate degree in Psychology from Princeton University and my Masters in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. I love working with adults and teens struggling with anxiety and depression by using mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I enjoy working with entrepreneurs and those struggling with anxiety and depression. 

Crystal Hardy, LAPC

Therapist

I'm Crystal (they/them) and I believe that YOU are your own best source on you and your life. I integrate experiential activities, Brainspotting, bilateral practices, silence, mindfulness, and story-telling to help you reach your goals. I work from a social justice and trauma-informed framework. Through the authentic therapeutic relationship, I will walk alongside you with an open-mind and empathy as you gain deeper insights and re-imagine healing and freedom for yourself and your community. I received my undergraduate degree from Valdosta State University and my graduate degree from Mercer University.

Evelyn Ellington, LAPC

Therapist

I'm Evelyn (she/her) and I am an Associate Professional Counselor under the supervision of Anne Rice (LPC009752). I am a double Mercer graduate, with a B.A.S. in Organizational Leadership (2016), and M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2020). I am a Nationally Certified Counselor through NCC. My experience is with youth, adolescents, and adults experiencing trauma, as well as depression and anxiety. I enjoy using CBT to help clients change their maladaptive thoughts and behaviors and incorporating mindfulness techniques which allows you to breathe and regroup.

Farisai Broughton, LAPC

Therapist

I'm Farisai (she/her) and I am an Associate Professional Counselor under the supervision of Anne Rice (LPC009572). I received my undergraduate degree from The University of Georgia and received an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor through NCC. I enjoy working with teens, adults, couples and families managing grief, loss, postpartum depression, and infertility challenges. I primarily utilize CBT, ACT and DBT focused on client wellness and empowerment. I seek to partner with my clients while building genuine, caring, trusting, and enduring therapeutic relationships.

Location


We are located in Downtown Avondale Estates at 122 N Avondale Rd Suite 200, Avondale Estates, GA 30002. We are located in the Tudor Village buildings and the entrance is next to the restaurant, Rising Son. You can park in front or you can park in any of the spots behind the Tudor Village.

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