Sophia Jean-Pierre, APC

Do you ever wake up and feel overwhelmed by the emotions that flood your mind instantly? Do you feel like you don’t know how to make sense of these emotions as you go about your day trying to dodge them and stay focused? Or maybe you have anxiety over an important relationship in your life and thoughts that are all consuming so you can’t concentrate. We all experience some form of anxiety and depression, but not all of us know how handle these emotions on our own effectively. I can help you scour through these overwhelming emotions and teach you to process them in a healthy manner. During our time together, I will provide a safe environment that supports you with confidence, to take the steps necessary to become a healthier individual. We will work in helping you make sense of what you are feeling, and learn the skills necessary to help you process in a way that is effective for you.

I would be honored to help you get to the root of your emotional troubles, and help you navigate your journey toward growth. I have a great deal of experience working with all ages of people children, teens, adults, families, couples and parents helping them live a healthier more productive life. I co-lead several parents, adult and adolescent DBT skills classes as well as offer individual skills session here at Balance & Potential.Some of my specialties are: anxiety, depression, family conflict, relationship issues, co-dependency, boundaries, grief & loss, perfectionism, pre-marital and marital issues. I enjoy working with all people and I am down to earth about my therapeutic approach. I have been through my own challenges in life thus far, and understand the difficulties in growth and the counseling process. I find it rewarding to help others learn the tools that they need to be a successful. We will go at a pace that best suits your needs and help you realize that you already have many of the tools within you to succeed. By taking the first step and reaching out for help shows you are well on your way to a healthier you.


  • Master of Arts in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Licensure, Certifications, and Professional Affiliations:

  • Licensed Associate Professional Counselor
  • Certified, PREPARE/ENRICH Counselor
  • Under the Clinical Supervision of Jack L. Abernathy, CCMHC, CPCS, LPC
  • Clinical Director Kirsten Moore, Psy.D., DBT Psychologist

5755 North Point Parkway,
Suite 240

Alpharetta, GA 30022
(678) 644-0039

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