Dr. Sean Hirt, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist & Practice Founder

Dr. Hirt has an array of clinical experience in a variety of settings including private practice, residential treatment centers, non-public schools, and emergency shelters. He is particularly sought out for his expertise in treating and addressing anxiety, depression, poor self-esteem, behavioral issues, and high-functioning autism in children and adolescents. Other areas of focus include substance abuse, life-transition issues & trauma-related disorders.


In therapy, Dr. Hirt uses empirically driven modalities to address the client’s needs. He derives techniques from client-centered, cognitive-behavioral theory, attachment theory, as well as family systems. Dr. Hirt works closely with all clients to develop an integrative, yet client-centered approach to treatment. More specifically, Dr. Hirt works with individuals to assist in developing the abilities and resources needed to reach goals, overcome hardships, and improve life satisfaction.

 

When not working, you will often find him at parks and trails with family and friends. Dr. Hirt enjoys hiking, biking, running, and/or rock climbing! He also enjoys watching sports and traveling. Although his favorite pastime of all is spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog (Frank).

Psychological License: State of GA (PSY003926)

Memberships & Affiliations:

American Psychological Association

Georgia Psychological Association:

    ~Insurance and Managed Care Committee

    ~Leadership Academy

    ~Early Career Professional Delegate 

Degrees & Doctoral/Post Training:
    ~Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a focus on        children and family psychology: Georgia School of       Professional Psychology
    ~Master's in Clinical Psychology: Georgia            

      School of Professional Psychology

    ~Clinical Internship: Casa Pacifica Children and

      Family services
   ~Postdoctoral Training: West Georgia      

     Psychological Servives

For a more detailed look into Dr. Hirt's professional experiences please view his curriculum vitae.

 

 

Client Focus 

Ages: 10+

Specialties:
Depression & Anxiety
Behavioral &

Emotional Issues

High Functioning Autism
Trauma/ Grief & Loss
Life Transition Issues
Self-esteem Concerns
Substance Abuse

Failure To Launch

Nina Cason, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

As a therapist, Nina is passionate about working with individuals who experience feelings of inadequacy or a negative self-image. Whether it be anxiety, depression, or reactions to trauma becoming more in tune with thoughts and emotional experiences is helpful for many people.  Nina's ultimate goal is to help people become more present with their feelings and to shift their perspective of themselves to a kinder and more accepting stance. Often, people are their own worst enemies! She works from a Cognitive-Behavioral Orientation and applies techniques from Dialectical Behavioral (DBT) & Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) Therapies. 

 

She is a licensed clinical social worker and has over 10 years of experience providing mental health care. Nina received her Master's in Social Work at Georgia State University in 2010.

 

 

 

Client Focus 

Ages: 13+

Specialties:
Self-worth
Body Image
Depression
Anxiety

Trauma
Grief & Loss
Life Transition Issues
Substance Abuse

Aging & Elderly Well-Being