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About Patrician

Patrician is passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families with private individualized sessions dealing with life issues such as: Preparing for Marriage, Marriage Enrichment, Communication, Parenting, Finances, Affair Recovery, Empty Nest Syndrome, Caring for Elderly Parents, Divorce Recovery, and Blended Families. She has extensive training in America's top evidence based Marriage, Parenting and Relationship Programs as listed on the National Registry of Evidence- based Programs and Practices, and as listed in scientific relationship / counseling journals. Patrician takes a personalized and comprehensive approach with her clients; helping them navigate the stages of a relationship by addressing the 6 areas of intimacy (emotional, intellectual, spiritual, financial, social and physical wellness), in addition to working on individual issues such as: communication skills, forgiveness and forbearance, transitions to parenthood, dealing with teens, empty nest, finances, retirement, infidelity, elder care, and other issues. She also custom designs and implements family management plans, and teaches parenting skills, research based divorce prevention, as well as works with teens and college students to encourage them to make responsible choices.

Patrician is trained profesionally in Marriage, Parenting, Affair Recovery, Divorce Recovery and Elder Care in addition to being being Certified as a Family Life Educator by the National Council on Family Relations- Catalyzing Research, Theory and Practice. Patrician is professionally trained in Level 1 and Level 2 Gottman Institute Method for Couples, Gottman Institute Seven Principals for Making Marriage Work Program, Gottman Institute Bringing Baby Home Program, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (P.R.E.P.), Affair Recovery, Active Parenting, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (S.T.E.P.), Love and Logic, Cooperative Parenting in
Divorce, The Smart Stepfamily, Blended Families, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Neurobiology of Relationships, Biblical Relationships, and is also a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist. 

Patrician has a Bachelor in Science of Psychology with an emphasis in Cognitive Psychology from Valdosta State University, graduate work in Behavior Disorders with an emphasis in Cognitive Behavior Interventions from Georgia Southern University, and Marriage, Parenting, Divorce Recovery, Life Coaching, and Biblical Coaching and Counsel from Light University.  Patrician is a member of the National Council on Family Relations, National Anger Management Association, American Association of Christian Counselors, and the Augusta Family Law Bar Association. 

Patrician has been married 27 years and has 3 sons, ages 17, 21, and 23. She enjoys spending time with family, reading, playing tennis, running, playing chess, and researching Naturopathic Medicine and Cognitive Psychology. 

Patrician is committed to combining Hope focused Solutions, the knowledge of the Neurobiology of Relationships, Family Life Education, Relationship Coaching and Research Based Relationship Methods and Programs to strengthen relationships, in addition to offering Faith based Relationship Coaching. 

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