RIKKI CLARK MCCOY, MSW, LCSW
I started my journey into the mental health profession working with the Suicide Prevention Program for the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities in 2010. I’ve worked in an array of clinical settings, to include: providing 24/7 crisis line support and intervention services for mental health and substance abuse needs in the state of Georgia, private inpatient psychiatric treatment facilities, state inpatient psychiatric treatment facilities, and public schools in the metro Atlanta area.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia. I am also a trained Neutral (Mediator) with the Georgia Commission of Dispute Resolution. I obtained my Master of Social Work degree from Clark Atlanta University, and my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. My professional affiliations include the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Workers.
Previous work experiences have given me the opportunity to work closely with clients and families in all phases of treatment. My goal is to help clients overcome obstacles that may be standing in the way of personal success. Clients have described me as being supportive, down to earth, and knowledgeable about current societal issues. My approach is integrative, applying therapy, medicine, and physical health to promote holistic wellness. I utilize the following theoretical concepts: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, and Solution Focused Therapy.
When I am not in therapist mode, my personal life is pretty busy. I'm a wife, a mother to a wonderful 3 year old boy, a sister, and a friend to many. I enjoy yoga, music, traveling, and exploring different cultures.