Dr. Rita Smith

(PhD, CRC)

About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. I am also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. I have seen transformation in the lives of individuals, couples, and families over the 25 years I have worked in the helping profession. I have worked in agencies with diverse population, universities, private practices, and military installations using expertise and counseling techniques to bring dynamic change and wholeness. I believe everyone can create a life that is enjoyed and full of meaning.
I use Person Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. My goal is to meet you where you are and support your steps forward to success and well-being. I would love to work with you.
Special Ties
• Stress, Anxiety
• Relationship issues
• Career difficulties
• Communication issues
• Coping with life changes
• Self-esteem
LPC # 006779 (09/30/2020)


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Self esteem
  • Career difficulties
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Depression , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Divorce and Separation , Family Problems , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 25

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #006779 (Expires: 2022-09-30)


Written by N.A. on Sep 10, 2020 after counseling with Rita for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

I think she is fair and balanced, and offers ways to work through our communication issues. She was able to get to the heart of our issues very quickly within the first session