Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center
1640 Powers Ferry Rd Building 6, Suite 100, Marietta, Georgia, 30067
Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center provides compassionate, integrated addiction treatment in a convenient outpatient setting. In-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, we offer an affordable alternative to residential treatment with many of the same benefits. Our expert clinical team provides individualized care for addiction and mental health disorders, starting with a thorough evaluation and diagnosis through comprehensive treatment and continuing care.
- Joint Commission Accredited
- Expert Clinical Team
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.
Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring Disorders TreatmentThese two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
Meet the Staff
- Catherine Baer, MS, MS, LPCClinical DirectorCatherine Baer, MS, MS, LPC, serves as Clinical Director of Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center (AARC). A Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience in the addiction treatment and mental health fields, Catherine has earned a reputation for ensuring compassionate, quality care. One of her greatest passions is working with family members, equipping loved ones to be a support system vital to a patient’s sustained recovery. Catherine earned a Master of Science in Counseling from Georgia State University and a Master of Science in Psychology from University of Georgia.
- Ashley Buffington, LPC, MSLead TherapistAshley Buffington is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and Lead Therapist for Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center (AARC). She has counseling experience in the areas of substance abuse, anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, adjustment disorders, anger management, grief and spiritual concerns.