More About Tracey
Tracey Van Dyke earned her Master’s degree from Argosy University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. As a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC), she routinely provides counseling for individuals, couples, and families. She has a passion for helping others obtain the necessary support to cope with life’s challenges and overcome trials through a positive and therapeutic counseling relationship.
Tracey partners with each client in his or her desire to resolve or manage numerous challenges such as anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, sexual abuse, LGBTQ concerns, grief and trauma, and marital and relational issues, to name a few. Her therapeutic approach is eclectic in that she uses a variety of methods, principles and philosophies to develop a treatment plan that best meets the unique needs of each client. She commonly uses cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and client centered therapy modalities as part of the treatment process.
Prior to beginning her career as a therapist, she fulfilled several functions at Focus Counseling and Training, including teaching parenting skills in the community, a Certified SafeCare Home Visitor, a Community Support Individual (CSI), and as the Human Resource Coordinator. Additionally, she volunteered on the Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Hotline and served as a Victim’s Advocate in area hospitals for sexual assault victims in Cobb County, Georgia.
Tracey’s interest in the helping fields began at the age of 9-years-old when she read her first psychology textbook. Throughout the counseling experience she strives to foster a non-judgmental and safe environment focused of self-empowerment and positive life changes. Tracey has been married for 26 years, and she and her husband are the proud parents of four children.