Get To Know Us
Michelle Pintado, LCSW, Founder & CEO
Michelle Pintado is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who has been working in the Human Services field since 2005. Michelle received her graduate degree from Marywood University School of Social Work in 2012. She is a Georgia State Certified School Social Worker and a Credentialed Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Level II. She also completed intensive training in DBT with Dr. Jean Eich, Psy.D., LP in 2017. She has experience specializing in the treatment of children, adults, and families struggling with a variety of issues affecting their daily lives. Michelle specializes in the treatment of self-esteem, anxiety, depression, trauma and relationship issues, primarily utilizing cognitive, dialectical and solution-focused therapies. She has also co-led Kids’, Adolescents, and Adult Skills classes, based on the teachings of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Michelle was born and raised in New York City. She has been living in Georgia since 2017. When Michelle is not counseling you can find her spending time with her family, recording on her latest podcast, reading, singing or out photographing new adventures.
Amanda Bolton, Pre-Licensed
Associate Therapist, Amanda Bolton, LAPC & LAMFT Eligible, just graduated from Richmont University. She is a pre-licensed therapist with a MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy. She loves to work with couples in all stages of relationships (dating, cohabiting, engaged, married) and is LGBTQIA+ affirming. She also enjoys working with adults individually who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, and relationship issues. Amanda primarily works from an EFT/attachment and solution-focused framework, as well as utilizing DBT to teach the foundational socioemotional skills most of us weren't taught growing up.
Amanda is currently under the supervision of Julia Harris, LPC CPCS. Julia is licensed in Georgia as a Professional Counselor by The Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists. License no. LPC # 010557. She is a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor, meeting the requirements of the LPCA of GA. License no. CPCS 2136.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her two cats.
Amanda Lloyd, APC, NCC
Associate Therapist, Amanda Lloyd, APC, NCC is an Associate Professional Counselor with 7+ years of experience. Amanda graduated from the University of West Georgia. She studied Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She specializes in working with adolescent girls and their families. Her passion is to help girls build self-esteem.
Amanda is currently under the supervision of Byron Kellam, LPC, CPCS. Byron is licensed in Georgia as a Professional Counselor by The Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists. License no. LPC004651
Amanda created a Self-Empowerment curriculum and loves to facilitate groups. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, shopping, reading, and spending time with her husband.