Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm

Now accepting self-pay clients in Georgia for video counseling sessions.

New Seasons Counseling,

Training, and Consulting, LLC

LaVerne Hanes Collins, PhD., LPC, NCC 

COUNSELING

For adult men and women

Life gets complicated.  Sometimes you need a little extra support to manage everything that's going on in and around you.  As a Licensed Professional Counselor, LaVerne Collins is trained and board certified to provide help for the complicated seasons in your life.

TRAINING

For counseling professionals

Counseling professionals in Georgia look to us for engaging continuing education content that is lively, relevant, and captivating.  Our full-day and half-day workshops are approved by the Licensed Professional Counseling Association of Georgia for continuing education for LPCs and LAPCs in Georgia.   

CONSULTING

For businesses, organizations, and churches

Need a mental health speaker or consultant for your business, organization, or church? Call for more information:  404-850-1160.

ABOUT LAVERNE COLLINS, LPC, NCC


LaVerne Hanes Collins has advanced degrees in Community Counseling and in Christian Counseling. Working in this field for over 20 years as a counselor, writer, coach, mentor, and trainer, she has vast experience in helping people manage life's unexpected crises, grief and loss issues, relationship issues, mental health challenges and substance use problems. 


As a counselor, LaVerne is interactive and solution-focused. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life changes. She offers a highly personalized approach, tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they desire.


As a trainer, Collins is interactive and engaging in delivering training content that is relevant and usable.  She has conducted trainings across the United States and internationally on mental health, substance use, personal growth, integrative care, cultural diversity, treatment planning, organizational leadership, and social justice in counseling.


As a consultant, she is highly sought after as a keynote speaker; workshop presenter; clinical supervisor; professional coach; trainer; and motivator. Her special interests include multicultural competencies, minority treatment needs and disparities, organizational dynamics, and faith-based competencies in mental health.


She is the author of the book, "The Fruit of Your Pain: Experiencing Spiritual Renewal through Seasons of Struggle" and has published several articles in professional textbook and trade publications.