Important Notice

Our office has taken several measures to ensure the safety of both clients and staff. At this time we are taking new clients via telehealth only.
If you are interested and these services are appropriate for you please email us at contactus@fcsathens.com for more information.
You may also call us at 706-549-7755. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time.


Lori Whitmire

 

Lori Whitmire is a licensed clinical social worker with thirteen years of direct practice experience. Following graduation from UGA’s MSW program in 2007, Lori worked in Walton, Rockdale and Newton counties providing in home therapeutic services to adults, children, and families. She joined FCS in 2012, where she has since worked as an individual therapist for adult clients. Her areas of specialty include anger management, anxiety, depression, work/life balance, and life cycle transitions. She also has experience working with childhood trauma and abuse.

Lori’s orientation to her work is one of mutual collaboration between client and therapist. She believes therapy is first and foremost a relationship, and that by creating an environment in which people feel seen and heard, they can come to more deeply know and accept themselves. It is her belief that it is this foundation of personal insight and self-compassion that is needed for change to occur. Using an integrative approach of person centered therapy and mindfulness based third wave cognitive behavioral therapy (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Lori seeks to foster a space in which individuals can learn how to better understand their internal world and its impact on their ability to connect with themselves, others and their sense of purpose in life.

 

Trainings: In 2012, Lori completed an intensive 6 month supervised training program with CBT Counseling Centers of Asheville. She has also completed Levels 1 & 2 of EFT training with EFT Master Trainer, Ann Adams (emotional freedom technique- “tapping”), and trainings in Prolonged Exposure Therapy.