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Wonders Counseling Services are provided from a wellness model appreciating that human beings grow and heal most effectively when we attend to the whole person, the environment and lifestyle habits and choices.

Our offices provide an environment that is soothing to the senses, comforting and supportive of healing and growth.

Our clients often report they feel more relaxed as soon as the enter our waiting room. We utilize soothing music, aromatherapy, and comfortable furnishings to welcome our clients of all ages.

We see clients who are experiencing symptoms and challenges such as:

  • Anxiety and Phobias
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Depressionwoman crying
  • Grief and Loss
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania) 
  • Family Conflict

 

 Meet the professionals

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS, DCC, E-RYT

Director ♦ Counselor ♦ Professional Mentor, Supervisor and Consultant ♦ Meditation Instructor and Continuing Education Trainer

Lynn Louise Wonders, is the owner and director for Wonders Wellness and Wonders Counseling Services. After an initial career in the fields of family law and then higher education Ms. Wonders went on to train as a psychotherapist receiving her masters degree in psychology and professional counseling in 2002.

During graduate school internship and following completion of my masters, I provided therapy for children and families.

Play Therapy and relationship counseling quickly became great passions.  She earned the credential of Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S) and after years of experience began providing professional play therapy supervision, consultation and continuing education training for therapists world-wide. She is an Approved Provider of play therapy training for Association for Play Therapy and a graduate of the APT Leadership Academy. She is also a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor for therapists working toward licensure in Georgia.

As  part of her own self care, Ms. Wonders also has trained, taught and practiced yoga, meditation, aromatherapy and relaxation therapies.  Her mind-body awareness approach to her work with clients helps clients to grow through their challenges more readily. She has been teaching the practice of mindfulness since long before it was such a well known topic of study and practice.

During her career as a professional counselor, Ms. Wonders has served as Family Services Director at an early childhood development center, implemented a successful emotion education program in preschools state-wide,  has owned and directed two thriving counseling centers, owned and operated a yoga studio and has served in numerous volunteer positions on the local, national and international levels. She still serves as the Early Childhood Specialist for Primrose Schools and contribute monthly to the popular Primrose Parenting Blog.

Ms. Wonders has trained with Drs. John and Julie Gottman as well as the methods of Imago, and Emotion Focused Therapy  for couples and works with couples providing a unique approach to relationship counseling.

Additionally, Ms. Wonders has trained personally with Mr. Jack Canfield, Author of The Success Principles and the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series and is now a certified Jack Canfield Success Principles Trainer and Coach. Ms. Wonders provides personal and professional mentoring and meditation instruction through the Wonders Wellness Institute. 

Please feel free to reach Lynn directly at 404-455-5805 or lynn@wonderscounseling.com

Kristina Cooke, LCSW, RPT-S

Therapist for Children ages 0-11 and Adults ♦ Supervisor ♦ Trainer

K Cooke PhotoKristina Cooke, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, is originally from Denmark She received her Masters of Social Work from Florida Atlantic University and spent several years practicing in South Florida, before relocating to Marietta in 2014.

She is a child-centered in my approach, focusing on helping children and families find solutions that will work for them and their unique situations. Ms. Cooke believes strongly believe that every child and family has the ability to grow and heal, given the right kind of support.

She spent over 6 years providing individual and small group play therapy to preschoolers, in addition to running a private practice for older children, most of whom were dealing with the consequences of divorce, special needs, living in foster care, grief and loss, and various traumatic experiences.

Ms. Cooke has a certificate in Infant Mental Health from the Harris Institute at Florida State University, which has given her valuable skills for working with children 0-3 and their parents. With training in Family Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Child-Parent Psycho-therapy, and Child-Parent Relationship Therapy, she provides support to families,  strengthening parent-child relationships. When it is appropriate, she includes parents in sessions and train them to be “therapeutic ” with their children, so they can continue the work at home and thereby maximize the effects of therapy.

Ms. Cooke offers supervision and continuing education training to social workers seeking clinical licensure in Georgia as well as certification in play therapy.

She currently provides counseling to children 0-12 years old and their families, through play therapy, child-parent psycho-therapy and filial therapy. She also provides EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) therapy for children and adults.

Galina Kadosh Tobin, APC, NCC

Counselor for Children, Teens and Adults

galina2Galina Kadosh Tobin is originally from the DC area. She came to Georgia to attend UGA and earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in child and family studies. While in college, she spent two summers working at Tel-Aviv University with some of the top trauma researchers.

Knowing that her passion was to work with children and adolescents, she moved to Nashville, TN in order to attend Vanderbilt University. While earning her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, she completed her practicum as a counselor in an elementary school setting and my internship at the Sexual Assault Center.

Since earning my Master’s degree, she has worked in both a private practice and a non-profit setting. Her experience has been in helping children, adolescents, adults and parents with issues ranging from daily life struggles to traumatic events.

She works with clients from a holistic approach connecting mind and body. With children, she utilizes play therapy to allow for a natural form of expression through play.

Ms. Tobin has obtained specialized training in research based trauma therapies including, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Progressive Counting (PC) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She also incorporates mindfulness and relaxation techniques, parenting support and techniques, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Exposure Response Prevention Therapy and Habit-Reversal Therapy when appropriate.

She is finishing pre-licensure requirements of direction and supervision with Lynn Louise Wonders to become a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered-Play Therapist.