Solomon  Berewa

Solomon Berewa

He/Him/His

Master Addiction Counselor - also offered by NAADAC, MAC Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Georgia Accepting Online
Updated October 15, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Impulse control issues
  • Suicidal ideation

Professional statement

Solomon Berewa is a licensed Therapist in the Atlanta area. He works with individuals, couples and families. Many of Solomon’s clients seek his services to address depression, trauma, relationship conflicts, ADHD, and substance/alcohol-abuse issues. Solomon is particularly passionate about serving adolescents and, members of the LGBTQ+ community. He also has experience in providing services to individuals with bipolar disorder, anxiety, and life transitions.

Solomon is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing technique and cognitive behavior mindfulness. He examines the thought patterns, the core beliefs, and the behaviors of his clients to assist them with developing healthier behaviors. He also uses these techniques to engage his clients , and to assist them with finding ways to focus on the underlying issues that resulted in them seeking them seeking therapy. In sessions, Solomon focuses on using relaxation and mindfulness exercises to teach his clients techniques to enable them to cope with difficult circumstances. This approach allows his clients to address the underlying issues that resulted in them their seeking therapy.

Solomon's style is warm, supportive, and goal- directed. When clients first start therapy, he works diligently to understand the circumstances that contributed to the client seeking therapy.

Solomon received his MSC from Fort Valley State University. He has worked as a licensed clinician in inpatient and outpatient environments, serving children, adolescents, families, couples, minorities, and individuals in the LGBTQ+ community. Outside of private practice, I enjoy listening to music and engaging in outdoor activities. Solomon offers both in-person and Telehealth sessions.


Message to clients

Solomon recognizes that it may be difficult for individuals faced with problems or difficult circumstances to seek therapy. He creates an environment to develop rapport and engage his clients in therapy to motivate them to work towards their goals in therapy. In sessions, Solomon creates an environment using effective evidenced based techniques to assist his clients meet their goals. He uses cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interview techniques, mindfulness and other evidenced based practices to assist his clients with achieving their goals in therapy.


Specialties

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

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

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

Impulse control issues - Building self-control and emotion regulation skills; managing and reducing problematic or dangerous behaviors, such as stealing or fire setting

Suicidal ideation - Support living with intense pain, distress, and feelings of persistent hopelessness; strengthening meaningful relationships and experiences in one’s life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $90 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $50 - $90
  • Initial session: $90 (45min)
  • Couples sessions: $100 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $100 (60min)

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
  • Mon 8:30am-1pm
  • Tue 8:30-11:00am
  • Wed 8:30-1:00 pm
  • Thu 8:30-11:00am
  • Fri 8:30-12:00 pm
  • Sat 8:30-1:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 28 years


Fort Valley State University, MSC, 1995


Licensure

Georgia: LPC003215


Languages

English