Kara Z McDaniel, PhD, LPC, NCC, DCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Alpharetta
Over the past 18 years, I have had the amazing opportunity of doing what I am most passionate about which is helping, supporting, and guiding clients through some of the most challenging times in their lives in addition to celebrating with them during times of great progress and success. While creating an environment that is filled with safety, acceptance, empathy, genuineness, compassion, and humor, I am committed to walking beside you through your life's journey. Don't delay in taking the next step in Discovering Your Unique Journey In Life!
With specialized education and training in Marriage and Family Therapy, Discernment Counseling, Medical Family Therapy, Mediation, and Online Therapy, I provide therapy services to individuals, couples, and families. If you are experiencing stress associated with decision to remain married, making lifestyle changes, chronic illness, and medically related conditions, I am here to help support you.
One aspect that is unique to me and my practice is that I provide care that is collaborative and holistic; focusing on you as a whole person, emotionally, physically, spiritually, and interpersonally.
Call or Email Kara Z McDaniel for a free phone consultation now - (678) 394-3335


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Kansas State University
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: LPC004129 Georgia


  • Avg Cost (per session): $120 - $170
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: American Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy / Clinical Fellow
  • Member Since: 2003
  • Certificate: National Board for Certified Counselors / NBCC
  • Certificate Date: 1999


  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Depression


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Discernment Counseling,Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2017
Kara Z McDaniel, PhD, LPC, NCC, DCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Alpharetta

Kara Z McDaniel

Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, NCC, DCC