PROVIDERS

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Tamika England

Founder / Owner

Tamika England, M.Ed., LPC, BC-TMH, CPCS, NCC provides therapeutic services to adolescents, adults, and families in traditional therapeutic settings. Ms. England is also a board-certified telehealth provider for the state of Georgia. 

She strives to bring an effective blend of experience, expertise, clarity, concern, and action to the counseling process to maximize outcomes and provide genuine healing and wholeness to individuals, marriages, and families.  Ms. England holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Master’s of Education with a specialization in Community Counselor Education from Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regent’s University).

Ms. England has over ten years of experience in the Behavioral Health industry. She has a strong base of counseling experience working with adults and children in a wide variety of settings including outpatient specialty clinics, crisis intervention, structured outpatient programs, inpatient psychiatric clinics, community-based agencies, juvenile correctional facilities, and private practice,  as well. 

Ms. England utilizes an integrated approach to Behavioral Health with Reality, Existential and CBT\Mindfulness techniques to encourage clients to conceptualize the notion that “when people have the courage and can learn to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and

attitudes, people are free to experience change.” She has a diverse range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups across the lifespan in the following areas: 

  • Depression and Bipolar Disorder

  • Behavioral and Discipline Challenges

  • Complicated Grief Reactions

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Couple’s Conflict

  • Group Psychotherapy

  • Suicide Assessment and Risk Reduction

  • Family and Relationship Issues

  • Self-image and Self-Esteem Issues

  • Children/Adults with Special Needs

  • Anger and Stress Management

  • Self-Harm Behavior

  • Chronic Mental Illness

Ms. England’s passion is her willingness and dedication to helping those in need despite their circumstances while assisting individuals in achieving an enhanced quality of life as a means of reaching their full potential. Looking Forward Counseling & Mentoring Services was founded to empower self-reflection and healing. Bridging the service gap while educating clients on how to be intentional concerning their emotional wellbeing and the impact of emotional wellness. Our mission is to help clients help themselves.

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Kyeda King, LCSW

Kyeda is passionate about helping people realize their full potential and assisting them in taking the steps necessary to reach purposed living.  She uses an eclectic approach to achieve a space of wellness. Kyeda earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work degrees from Clark Atlanta University)

Kyeda is passionate about helping people realize their full potential and assisting them in taking the steps necessary to reach purposed living.  She uses an eclectic approach to achieve a space of wellness. Kyeda earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work degrees from Clark Atlanta University)

La Tonya Klish-Polk, MSMHC

La Tonya Klish-Polk, MSMHC, is a therapist and coach who works with a diverse client population, including adolescence and adults with issues ranging from depression, anxiety, anger management, emotional disturbances, and mood disorders while utilizing different therapeutic approaches to accommodate the needs of the client. She has almost 10 years of experience working in the counseling and behavioral health profession.

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We are Looking Forward Counseling & Mentoring Services
CLINICAL PRACTICE 

Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground for individuals, families, and couples. 

TREATMENT FOCUS  

Our focus is to help individuals heal, find peace, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a safe, judgment-free environment used to facilitate healthy dialogue as a means of identifying areas of concern and providing customized treatment to fit our clients' needs.

CLIENT PROMISE 

We promise to be there for you every step of the way on this courageous journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.