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Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

Couples, Premarital, & Marriage Therapist in Alpharetta, GA

The best way to find out if this approach is for you is to schedule a complimentary 20 - 30 minute consultation. Depending on your therapist's availability, this consult may be held over the phone, via video, or in-person.

she/her
Available Daytime
$155+/session

Kristi has had a passion for helping others her entire life.  She was a hospice social worker for ten years, which were some of the most rewarding years of her life.  The work changed her perspective on life, love, and happiness.  Kristi is passionate about mentoring women at her church through a program that identifies the lies we tell ourselves and replaces them with empowering truths.

Kristi greatly enjoys working with couples at HWP.  She is enthusiastic about exploring what keeps relationships stuck and uses proven techniques to work towards creating healthier patterns of connection for more satisfying relationships.  It is possible to know each other again, to rebuild friendship and romance, and to learn new ways to solve problems and overcome gridlock.  

Kristi believes that therapy is an empowering, collaborative process done in a safe and trustworthy setting, and works from an eclectic theoretical perspective.  She is empathetic and has a non-judgmental approach to her practice.  Kristi is equipped to help you master a positive mindset, maintain strong relationships, develop healthy coping mechanisms, create daily habits, make wise decisions with less regret, conquer limiting beliefs, navigate life’s transitions successfully, and help you find the joy in your life.

Kristi is a wife, mother, daughter, friend, bookworm, music lover, Jesus follower, blue-green temperament, and a 4w5 wing.

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Education:

Masters, Clinical Social Work, University of Georgia

Specialized Training:

  • Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level I & II
  • Re:New Life Mentoring: Christian Women’s Mentor and Program Trainer
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples Certificate
  • PREPARE/ENRICH Certified Facilitator
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
  • Brainspotting, Level 1

Credentials:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), State of Georgia (CSW004594)

Kristi's Blog Posts

Emotional Flooding: What It Is and How To Manage It

Emotional Flooding: What It Is and How To Manage It

Author: Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

Do you get overwhelmed during arguments? Does something take over inside of you when you get angry? Flooding may be to blame.  …

Questions to Ask Yourself… Before Blaming Your Partner

Questions to Ask Yourself… Before Blaming Your Partner

Author: Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

Use these questions to help you pivot your stance and empower you to see the choices you have control over.  …

A Conversation Template (for Tough or Sensitive Subjects)

A Conversation Template (for Tough or Sensitive Subjects)

Author: Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

The goal of this template is to be able to discuss a topic where you both feel heard and understood.  Using this format can help reduce flooding or escalation that …

The Power in a Verse- Philippians 4:6-9

The Power in a Verse- Philippians 4:6-9

Author: Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

True peace isn’t found solely in our positive thinking, our good feelings, or in our relationships with ourselves or others. It comes from God and knowing that He is in …

Book Summary: Forgiving What You Can’t Forget by Lisa Terkeurst

Book Summary: Forgiving What You Can’t Forget by Lisa Terkeurst

Author: Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

Forgiving does not happen overnight. It is a long road but it’s doable. Our freedom is in forgiving and letting go of pain. …

Book Summary: The Rewired Brain by Dr. Ski Chilton

Book Summary: The Rewired Brain by Dr. Ski Chilton

Author: Kristi Schwegman, LCSW

Most of us don’t realize that we have a surprising amount of control over our own thoughts and behaviors and can unintentionally influence our brains negatively, causing cycles of bad …