Referral Resources

Dr. Jamie Lee, DNP, PMHCNS-BC

-Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse/ Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist at The Institute for Behavioral Medicine (IFBM)

-Jamie C. Lee, DNP, PMHCNS-BC provides psychiatric services, including medication management and counseling for children and adults. She also offers play therapy and art therapy. IFBM accepts most insurance and some types of Medicaid. Jamie sees clients ages 4-55 and treats mood disorders, anxiety disorders and ADHD.

-Contact information:  

The Institute for Behavioral Medicine

696 Concord Road SE

Smyrna, GA 30082



Community Advanced Practice Nurses, Inc.

-Referral resource for homeless clients with mental health diagnosis or symptoms.

-Contact person: Robin Bledsoe RN,MS,CS. Tel: 404-815- 1811

-No payment required; This is a SAMHSA/DBHDD funded PATH program for homeless and mentally ill clients. The project goal is to engage client in mental health treatment and to assist with housing procurement.

Virginia Apperson PhD, APRN, CS, Jungian Psychoanalyst

-Depth oriented psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, dream groups, couples therapy

-Address: 1164 North Highland Avenue, 30306

-Phone number: 404-815-0630

Sharlene "Shelly" Hutchinson, APRN, CNS-BC at Cherokee Counseling &
Psychological Associates

-Contact: 770-924-1818 X303 or

-Specialty: Child, Adolescent, Adult, Couples and Family assessment and treatment.
-I have broad experience in the treatment of anxiety and depression with both children and adults. I evaluate and treat difficulties due to attention deficit disorder, marital problems, divorce, parenting challenges and adjustment to chronic or terminal illness, loss and grief. I have great regard for our military families; and specialize in the treatment of problems unique to our soldiers, including deployment and reunification after exposure to combat and long absences from home.