Candace  Donaldson-Scott
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Candace Donaldson-Scott

Sunny Wellness of Honey

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC National Certified Counselor, NCC Master of Science, MS Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Georgia, Florida, Vermont Waitlist Online
Marietta Not Accepting In-person
Updated February 12, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Career counseling
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Candace Donaldson-Scott of Sunny Wellness of Honey is a dedicated and compassionate therapist located in Georgia who specializes in assisting individuals navigating various life transitions. With a particular focus on young adults and women's issues, Candace is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for clients to explore their concerns and achieve personal growth.

Using a client-centered and evidence-based approach, Candace tailors therapy sessions to meet the individual needs of each client. By integrating various therapeutic modalities, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy, Candace fosters a collaborative and empowering therapeutic relationship.

In addition to her expertise in life transitions, Candace holds a specialization in traumatology. She possesses the necessary knowledge and skills to help individuals who have experienced trauma, creating a safe environment for healing and growth.

Embracing the advancements in technology and recognizing the importance of accessibility and flexibility, Candace's practice exclusively offers remote therapy sessions. By leveraging secure and confidential platforms, clients have the opportunity to engage in therapy from the comfort and privacy of their own homes, eliminating geographical barriers and allowing for scheduling convenience.

Candace understands that seeking therapy can be a courageous step, and strives to create a warm and non-judgmental space where clients can explore their emotions, develop coping strategies, and discover their inner strengths. With an unwavering commitment to promoting emotional well-being and personal growth, Candace empowers clients to overcome obstacles, build resilience, and navigate life's challenges with confidence.

Candace is committed to empowering individuals to overcome challenges, develop resilience, and create meaningful change in their lives. With her expertise and unwavering support, clients can embark on a transformative therapeutic journey towards improved mental health and overall well-being.


Message to clients

Starting therapy can be a significant step towards personal growth and healing, and I commend you for considering it. Therapy is a collaborative process where we work together towards your goals. While I bring my expertise and training, you are the expert on your own life. Your active participation, honesty, and willingness to explore yourself and your experiences are crucial for the therapeutic process to be effective.

Therapy can sometimes bring up uncomfortable emotions or memories. It's important to remember that this is a normal part of the healing process. I will provide a safe and non-judgmental space where you can explore these feelings and experiences at your own pace. Together, we will work towards understanding and resolving them. Therapy is not a quick fix. It is a process that takes time and commitment. Real change and growth require patience and dedication. There may be ups and downs along the way, but please trust that progress is possible. I will be there to support you throughout this journey.

My hope is that therapy becomes a healthy experience for you, one that empowers you to overcome challenges, heal from past wounds, and discover your inner strengths. I hope that together, we can create a therapeutic alliance built on trust, empathy, and respect.

***If you are currently having suicidal thoughts, I urge you to please seek immediate assistance by using one of the following resources.***

Contact the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline - call/text 988

Your local ER or mental health crisis center


Specialties

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in GA, FL, VT)
  • Cigna (in-network in GA, FL, VT)
  • Optum (in-network in GA, FL, VT)
  • Oscar Health (in-network in GA, FL, VT)
  • Oxford Health Plans (in-network in GA, FL, VT)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in GA, FL, VT)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $180 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $180
  • Initial session: $200 (60min)
  • Individual Session: $135 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Georgia)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Tue 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Wed 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Thu 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Tue 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Wed 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Thu 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Marietta practice
1640 Powers Ferry Rd. Building 9, 100, Marietta, Georgia 30067
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Vermont)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Tue 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Wed 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Thu 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 18 years



Licensure

Georgia: LPC006783

Florida: TPMC1780

Vermont: 068.0135469TELE


Languages

English