Palmer  McCluskey

Palmer McCluskey

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor, LAPC National Certified Counselor, NCC Master of Arts, MA
Georgia Accepting Online
Atlanta Accepting In-person
Updated March 16, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Social anxiety
  • Men's health

Professional statement

Palmer McCluskey, LAPC, NCC is a therapist who works with adults and adolescents at Midtown Psychotherapy Associates (MPA) in Atlanta , GA. He is passionate about helping people to live in a way that more closely aligns with their values and potential as he believes that everyone is inherently worthy of living a life of meaning and fulfillment.

He helps people who struggle with a variety of issues, but he mostly helps those who are dealing with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Using an integrative approach to therapy that draws upon several theoretical orientations, he customizes care for each individual. He is a a fundamentally relational counselor as he believes that healing most readily takes place in the context of relationships with people. He heavily draws upon evidenced-based practices of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (ACT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as he guides clients to more useful and effective ways of thinking and being.

He provides services at MPA which is conveniently centrally located in the heart of Atlanta, near the Midtown and Buckhead neighborhoods. The address is 199 E Armour Dr NE, Suite E, Atlanta, GA, 30324. He currently has availability for sessions in the evenings 4 - 9 PM, as well as Saturday afternoons, 12:30 - 5:30 PM. He offers both remote and in-person sessions.


Message to clients

What would it look like for you to live a life that more closely aligns with your values and potential? Perhaps you have tried different ways to get there, but they have not worked. When you feel "stuck" like this, it is a great time to reach out for help from a therapist to help you to make the meaningful changes that you deserve.

I would love to be part of your journey of meaningful change. In our work together, we would explore what is most important to you and what has gotten in the way of you achieving it. I will strive to make our therapeutic relationship a safe place where you can experience new ways of thinking and being. Together, we will collaboratively develop a plan to help you achieve meaningful change. It will not always be easy, but it will be worth it.

Reaching out for help is a courageous first step towards achieving the balanced and fulfilling life that you desire. I would love to connect with you on the phone, free of charge, to see if we might be a good fit. Please do not hesitate to email me or give me a phone call at anytime.


Specialties

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

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Social anxiety - Helping clients increase confidence and ability to interact with others amidst fear of being judged, worry about embarrassment, or concern about offending others

Men's health - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Palmer McCluskey is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $130 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $80 - $130
  • Initial session: $130 (50min)

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
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Georgia)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Atlanta practice
199 Armour Drive Northeast, Suite E, Atlanta, GA 30324
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
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Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

Aspire Treatment Solutions, Primary Therapist, 2020 - Present
Midtown Psychotherapy Associates, Therapist, 2020 - Present

Trinity International University, MA in Mental Health Counseling and Theological Studies, 2020
University of Georgia, BA in Sociology and Spanish, 2016


Licensure

Georgia: APC007590


Languages

English

Spanish