- MSW, University of Georgia
- B.S. in Psychology, University of North Georgia
Brianna Sterling, LCSW is a trauma-informed, holistic psychotherapist. She is the owner of Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing, a private practice located in Athens, GA. Brianna has over 8 years of experience working with trauma survivors and their loved ones in a variety of settings. She is well-versed in complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, acute stress, anxiety, depression, grief, attachment styles, adverse childhood experiences, abuse (physical, emotional, & sexual), neglect, intimate partner violence, commercial sexual exploitation, compassion fatigue, resiliency, advocacy, and evidence-based approaches to treatment. Brianna is also trained in variety of trauma-informed therapeutic modalities including: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Brainspotting (BSP), & Forward Facing Trauma.
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