Michelle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and holds a Masters of Social Work from The University of Michigan. She has a BA in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Mercer University. She began her career in social work in 2014 managing a home nursing program and volunteering with hospice in Michigan. After Michelle returned to Georgia, she has gained experience supporting clients from a variety of backgrounds including:

  • Youth in the foster care system as a Dept of Family and Children Services (DFCS) caseworker

  • Foster parents going through the adoption process as a DFCS caseworker

  • Survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence at a Georgia crisis line and safe house

  • Families and patients enrolled in home hospice services on their journey through end-of-life

  • Caregivers and family members of chronically ill children and adults in the hospital and home setting

  • Children who are tracheostomy and ventilator dependent and their caregivers

Michelle’s approach to therapy utilizes solution focused, mindfulness based, and cognitive based strategies. She creates a safe environment to explore inner needs by bringing a genuine and empathetic technique.

Michelle is in network with Aetna, Medicare, United healthcare and Cigna.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Life Transitions and Adjustment
  • Grief and Loss
  • LGBTQ
  • Chronic Illness

Instructions for Michelle’s New Clients at Perimeter Therapy:

Hello! I am excited to meet you for our first appointment.  I wanted to ensure that you have the information you need so that we will be ready to meet. Before we can begin treatment, you must complete appropriate form links identified below and upload them into your portal account.  I cannot meet with you until this has been completed. If you have difficulty, please call the help desk at 678-666-4717 ext. 101.

If you are a telehealth client, please select the Doxy telehealth link above at our scheduled appointment time to login for our first appointment.

Please do not fill out paperwork prior to scheduling an appt with the office by calling 678-666-4717 ext 101.

As part of our services, you will be given a sign-in for your patient portal by our helpdesk. If you did not receive a link for this in your e-mail, please contact the help desk at our main office number by dialing 678-666-4717 ext. 101.

Please call the main office to cancel or re-schedule appointments. Patients are responsible for missed appointments that are cancelled less than 24-hours in advance. You can always use your patient portal to cancel and re-schedule appointments in addition to the help desk at 678-666-4717 ext. 101

If for some reason you are not able to connect at the time of our appointment, please call or text me at my office cell number of 678-666-4717 ext 111 so we can troubleshoot issues/concerns.

Clients presenting for sessions more than 10 minutes past our scheduled start time are considered late cancellations and will be subject to the missed appointment fee specified in your paperwork.

Thanks again for ensuring that all documents are completed and uploaded. I am excited to work with you and look forward to how we can move forward together in meeting your goals!

Thank you,
Michelle McEwen, LCSW
Perimeter Therapy Associates