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Abundant Life, P.C. Counseling Services celebrates over 13 years of providing quality counseling services to South Metro Atlanta. In June of 2004, Abundant Life, P.C. Counseling Services began serving clients out of Community Christian Church in Sharpsburg, GA.  As the practice grew, Harps Crossing Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA invited Abundant Life, P.C. Counseling Services to expand to a second location by seeing client's out of their facility in 2008. In November of 2010, Abundant Life, P.C Counseling Services moved to it's own facility in Fayetteville off of Hwy 54 in Magnolia Office Park at 500 Lanier Avenue, W., Suite 606A. In order to better serve the south metro Atlanta community, Abundant Life, P.C. Counseling Services moved to a more central location in Peachtree City at Executive Suites at Aberdeen Corners at 2011 Commerce Drive, Suite A105 in May of 2014. April 18, 2016, Abundant Life, P.C. Counseling Services merged with Connie Jones Counseling and Coaching, LLC to form The Peachtree City Therapy Group. Most recently, in 2017 we changed our name to Arise Counseling and Coaching.  Sharing a common mission, we are so excited to collaborate to offer new and expanded services to better meet the needs of those we serve!  We will now be serving you at 1303 Commerce Drive, just down the street from our former office.  1303 Commerce drive is located in the World's Gym building between the entrance to the World's Gym and NV Salon on the side facing Hwy 74. 

Counselor

 A Licensed Professional Counselor since 1994, Deana Riley, M.S., L.P.C. is the founder and owner of Abundant Life, P.C. Counseling Services. She has been practicing counseling for nearly 30 years. Her experiences have crossed the spectrums of private practices, hospitals, schools, agencies and churches. Her clinical work has taken place in both inpatient and outpatient environments serving diverse populations. She has consulted with school systems, juvenile courts, church staffs, and other agencies on a variety of topics. She has specialized training in Pre-Marital & Marriage Counseling, Post Affair Recovery, PREPARE/ENRICH® Couples and Parenting Assessments, Trauma Resolution Therapy®, Grief and Loss recovery, Theophostic Prayer Ministry®, Abuse Survivor recovery, women's issues and a variety of life adjustment and relational issues. She has a heart for healthy marriages and families and enjoys providing couples counseling. She has been a guest speaker on the radio programs Marriage and Family Today and Elizabeth Gore's Talk for Women and a workshop leader at the Healthy Clergy & Congregations Conference. Deana is an active member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, Metro Atlanta Therapist Network and the current Secretary of the South Metro Mental Health/Substance Abuse Professionals Network. She has also been an active member of Southside Church (a partner church of North Point Ministries) in Peachtree City, Georgia since it began. She resides in Fayette County with her husband of nearly 28 years and 2 of their 3 children. Her oldest daughter, son in law and grandson live in the local area. She loves grandparenthood!

Chaplain

Mark Riley, M.Div. has worked with couples for over 20 years as both a pastor and chaplain. He is a Certified PREPARE ENRICH® Facilitator with years of experience both officiating weddings and offering PreMarital Counseling. He and his wife, Deana Riley co-lead PreMarital and Marriage Enrichment Workshops several times a year. He is currently the Chaplain at Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia where he coordinates Spiritual Care services and oversees Clinical Pastoral Education (the training  program for chaplain interns).

 

 

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