Amanda Irwin is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia with over 13 years of clinical experience with adults. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and she holds a Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University. She is also a Certified Case Manager. Amanda has extensive education, training and applied experience in many aspects of mental health, including substance abuse. Amanda believes that a balanced approach to wellness must include a combination of therapies, including a focus on goals and an understanding of clear individualized care strategies unique to the client.
Amanda has over 10 years of experience at Dekalb Medical Center, she worked in areas of crisis intervention, medication compliance, crisis stabilization and facilitation of groups. Prior to her work at Dekalb Medical Center, her training focused on working with children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She worked as an advocate by seeking out resources and providing support to families trying to find direction and guidance.
Amanda believes that at times in life we create barriers, in other instances they are placed before us, making our situation feel unmanageable or without direction….but we have choices. Amanda assists individuals in realizing their choices and exploring the ones that works best for them.