Georgia Counseling Center, Inc.
678-231-2031  Woodstock/Acworth/ Marietta / Atlanta Area


Ben Neal is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 15 years of experience in working with adults, adolescents, and families.  Ben is a graduate of Georgia State University and specializes in Adolescent, Family, and Forensic Counseling. 

Ben has experience with many different treatment programs in Georgia including Medlin Treatment Center, Tanner Medical Center, The Bridge, Attachment and Bonding Center of Atlanta, and Family and Intervention Specialists.  Ben received his forensic training at Medlin Treatment center (MTC). 

Ben has 3 children and has been married for 23 years.

Please contact the counseling center at any time by calling Ben Neal at 678-231-2031.


Therapists on Staff

  Mindy Gold, LPC


 Mindy has an MA in Community Counseling from Argosy University.

      Mindy has therapeutic experience working with families, individuals, adolescents, and children. She has extensive experience treating a wide variety of disorders and situations including but not limited to:

Marriage and Relationship Issues
    Depression and Mood Disorders



Jay Dillard, LAMFT

Jay Dillard, LAMFT has a Masters in Marriage in Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University. Prior to Richmont, he pursued his passion in healing for the marginalized by working five years in a Community Service Board setting in direct service with adults who were developmentally delayed and dually diagnosed with mental illness. Jay spent the last year working at Good Samaritan Health Center, working with families and individuals with a warm, collaborative approach that focuses on themes in attachment to others and the existential/spiritual questioning that help one find meaning in difficult seasons of life.  He has experience with depression, anxiety, addiction (including sexual addiction) and trauma.  Jay has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. 

Marsha Mudrey, LAPC

Marsha is a graduate of Argosy University and has experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults.  She enjoys working with multicultural populations and speaks Spanish fluently. 

Corrie Brewton, MA

Corrie possesses a graduate counseling degree from Richmont University.  She enjoys working with Adolescents, Adults, and Young Adults.  She has experience in areas related to family relational problems, parenting, communication, and specific disorders such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.  She possesses specific certifications related to premarital counseling. 

Steve Hammond, LAPC

Steve Hammond, LAPC  Steve is a graduate of Richmont University and specializes in working with Adults and adolescents.  He operates from an integrated approach of blending the best-researched practices of psychology with his Christian faith. I'm not here to judge or preach, but to show compassion especially where people have been "burned" by the church.  Steve enjoys helping couples reach healthier places.
Sharon Burtzlaff, MA

Sharon has obtained a graduate professional counseling degree from Liberty University as well as an undergraduate degree in psychology.  Sharon understands that life can sometimes feel like it has become overwhelming and unmanageable.  When this occurs, people tend to lose their self-confidence in their own inner resources to overcome obstacles and solve problems.  While using a variety of proven techniques in a safe, caring, and therapeutic environment, Sharon would enjoy coming alongside you to help you regain your own personal power to live a full and meaningful life.  Sharon specifically enjoys helping adults, adolescents and children move from a place of pain to a place of purpose.  Additionally, Sharon has experience working with people with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, substance and sexual addiction, codependency issues, grief and loss, parenting issues, relationship issues and divorce recovery.  Sharon also has obtained specializations in Christian based counseling and life coaching. 




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