Monday - Friday (telehealth sessions only)
• Available for early morning and evening appointments
• Limited Sunday hours
$180 per 45-minute session
• Initial session is usually longer and will be billed accordingly
• Limited sliding scale sessions are available
• Accepts BCBS of Georgia, Humana & Aetna
JO RAPHAEL, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Please note that during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, all sessions will take place through secure, telehealth platforms. Mrs. Raphael will not meet in person during this time.
Jo Raphael, LCSW, ACSW, BCD, is a licensed clinical social worker, member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers and holds a Diplomate in social work. She received her master's degree from New York University (NYU), with a concentration in clinical social work; and completed a three-year post-graduate study at the JBFCS Institute.
A seasoned therapist, Jo works with older adolescents, adults, couples and families, providing assessment, consultation and treatment. Using a relationship-based psychodynamic approach in a warm, safe environment, Jo partners with her clients to help in their therapeutic journey.
Jo connects with clients using all of the tools in her toolbox. She has taken and taught courses in DIR® (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based) therapy, depression and anxiety. Over the last few years, she has taken courses in ADHD, autism, crisis management, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), compassion-based cognitive therapy, positive psychology and mindfulness, and has incorporated all of these into her practice.
Jo worked directly with Stanley Greenspan, MD, and Serena Wieder, PhD, creators of Floortime - a relationship-based model for children with autism; and served on the international faculty of DIR® (Developmental, Individual difference, Relationship-based) Institute. She has worked in psychiatric, acute care and rehabilitation hospitals; in two different Atlanta-area schools with children (pre-K – eighth grade); in mental health clinics; and in private practice.
Jo has a passion for helping others and would like to hear from you. She would be honored to help you work through whatever challenges and/or life transitions you may be experiencing.
- Individual, Couple, Family and Group Psychotherapy (young children–adults)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Anxiety and Depression
- DIR®/Floortime Therapy and Social Thinking
- Assessment and Consultation
- School Visits/Liaison
- Parent Education
- Available for Presentations
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
For more information, or to schedule an appointment with Jo, please call 404-291-9181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.