Monday - Friday
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
JO RAPHAEL, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
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 Masters 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 children, 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 the tools in her toolbox. She has taken and taught courses in DIR® (Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based) therapy, Depression and Anxiety. In 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 Drs. Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder, and served on the international faculty of the 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 you are experiencing.
- Individual, Couple, Family and Group Psychotherapy (young children – adult)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Anxiety & Depression
- DIR®/Floortime Therapy & Social Thinking
- Assessment and Consultation
- School Visits/Liaison
- Parent EducationAvailable for Presentations
Clinicians seeking state licensing
Clinicians seeking certification in the DIR® method and the Play Project™