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About

Is your home life not as peaceful as it could be? 

Our skilled therapists are trained to help your family members in their specific season of life.  

Our Therapists

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, moms, and those struggling with anxiety and depression. Learn more about Anne here.


Currently Offering Virtual and In Person Sessions

Fees: $225/hour

Current Clients Only, Direct Booking Link: https://fireflywellness.intakeq.com/booking?practitionerId=61d5dc108bb54a43182080e7

crys hardy, LPC

Therapist

I'm crys (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. Learn more about crys here.


Currently Offering Groups and Workshops

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.


Currently Offering Virtual Sessions

Fees: $160/hour

Direct Booking Link: https://fireflywellness.intakeq.com/booking?practitionerId=6200087a95575d099869f65c

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 am also a certified Prepare and Enrich Trainer and provide premarital counseling. I seek to partner with my clients while building genuine, caring, trusting, and enduring therapeutic relationships. 


Currently Offering In-Person and Virtual Sessions

Fees: $160/hour, $185/hour for premarital counseling

Direct Booking Link: https://fireflywellness.intakeq.com/booking?practitionerId=6200089a95575d099869f6a7

Wendy Fritz, LPC

Therapist

I'm Wendy (she/her) and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia, as well as a National Certified Counselor. I received my Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of West Georgia. I am a Certified Autism Informed Professional and a certified Anxiety-Informed Professional. My interests include working with children, tweens, and teens with Autism, along with those having concerns such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, anger management, and children with special needs. When working with clients, the modalities I use include AutPlay, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Child-Centered Play Therapy, Adlerian Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Client-Centered Therapy. Parents can expect a collaborative relationship, in which I schedule a time to meet with parents for goal identification and progress reports every 4-6 weeks.


I look forward to sharing your journey back to a state of peace. Whether it be a tween or teen using words, or a child using toys, I strive to listen in an empathic way with the understanding that allows one to share feelings in a deep and meaningful way. I emphasize the relationship between you and your child as well as your experience. I strive to join you in finding a way forward that honors your child and your child’s own unique way that will allow them to reach their full potential. I aim to provide a nonjudgmental space in which you and your child can feel safe and understood. Learn more about therapy with Wendy here.


Currently Offering In-Person and Virtual Sessions

Fees: $200/hour; $250 play therapy intake

Direct Booking Link: https://fireflywellness.intakeq.com/booking?practitionerId=6579d1ed1f000a21c4440b38

Location


We are located at 610 Kentucky Street, Scottdale, GA 30079. We have ample free parking and a comfortable waiting room.

The entrance to the building has a sign for Blue House Wellness.

Finding Light

A note from Anne: 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.

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