Kewashah Naomi Peterkin is an Associate Professional counselor, who holds a Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling, with a focus on minorities. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor and is an active member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia as well as the Chi Sigma Iota-professional counselors honor society.

     Her venture into the psychological world is a personal one, as she has personally seen firsthand the effects of mental illness in those around her. Kewashah utilizes an array of psychological theories, to ensure that her clients get a customized treatment plan, that is best suited for them. Her theoretical orientation allows for an in depth look at your thoughts and emotions. She will teach you ways in which to cope with both the negative and positive ones, that can become overwhelming.  She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, relationship issues (familial, intimate and platonic), trauma/PTSD, addiction, racial identity, bipolar disorder and women’s issues. Kewashah enjoys working with individuals and couples.

      Kewashah has a podcast and a blog called, “Mental Unwind” in which she endeavors to provide clinical mental health information in an accessible way.  Her goal is to help remove the stigma of mental health within minority communities, as well as increase the cultural competence of mental health professionals. She also does consultations and workshops for organizations to promote healthy, help seeking behaviors and mental health awareness. Allow her to help you navigate and explore those feelings, that you don’t quite understand how to deal with. Through your partnership with her, she will assist you in your journey towards being the best version of yourself.