Our Clinical Team

Tiffany Derrick, LPC CPCS

Owner/ Clinical Director

Tiffany Derrick, LPC, LCPC, CPCS  is a skilled and experienced licensed professional counselor with a track record of delivering high-quality services for individuals with all common emotional difficulties. This includes treating individuals in traditional outpatient, inpatient in a psychiatric hospital, in partial-hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs, and in residential and group home facilities.

Tiffany Derrick is highly experienced in the assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety, substance misuse, eating disorders, adjustment disorder and relationship difficulties. She uses informed Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as well as traditional Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) treatment models.

Amber Rice, BA

Office Manager

As the office assistant, Amber cares for you behind the scenes. She handles scheduling, insurance verification, client account maintenance and other administrative duties. When you arrive at the Duluth office, you may see her smiling face there.

Amber earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Aurora University. She is currently working on a bilingual and a certification as a Medical Administrative Assistant.

When she is away from the office, she enjoys traveling, listening to music, reading, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Rakiya Williams, LPC NCC

Licensed Therapist

Rakiya Williams, LPC NCC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She graduated from the University of Memphis with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

She has experience with a variety of populations in many different treatment settings such as residential, outpatient, inpatient, and community mental health agencies. She has worked with individuals with a broad range of disorders and issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, self-esteem, body image, and co-dependency.

She utilizes an eclectic approach with traditional techniques to therapy, and relies heavily on a cognitive-behavioral interventions. She also uses creative modalities.

Sabrina Rivera - intern

Sabrina Rivera is an intern at A Better Day Counseling, LLC. Ms. Rivera has a Bachelor’s of Arts in English from the University of Georgia and has worked in Education supporting students and their families for over 16 years. It is through this work and other professional and personal experiences that Ms. Rivera decided to pursue a career in mental health. She is currently earning her Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health and is passionate about helping individuals work through difficult life transitions and achieve overall wellness in all areas of their lives. Ms. Rivera aims to partner with her clients to develop healthy communication and coping skills and to identify inner strengths to help them overcome challenges, develop a growth mindset, form a greater sense of self, and build stronger relationships. She is also bilingual in English and Spanish.

Sabrina Rivera, MS Intern is currently under the supervision of Tiffany Derrick LPC CPCS.

LaShonda Alderman, MS - intern

LaShonda is a Masters level intern pursuing her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has worked with children, adolescents and children for 14 years. She has helped individuals and families in varying capacities when faced with challenges in the home environment. While working with individuals in this position, she discovered that she enjoys and has a passion for helping others.  She truly enjoys working with and helping clients present their best selves. She is passionate about meeting her clients where they are in life in the hopes of cultivating a space where the individual can create healthy coping skills, self-awareness and self-care practices while tapping into the strengths that lie within.
 
Lashonda Alderman, MS Intern is currently practicing under the supervision of Tiffany Derrick LPC CPCS.

Schedule An Appointment

We offer flexible appointment days and times.

678-701-8477
3065 Peachtree Industrial Blvd Suite 110 Duluth Ga 30097
tiffany@mybehaviormatters.com