Dr. Dionne Bates, L.P.C., C.P.C.S., is a licensed professional counselor who holds a B.A. in sociology with an emphasis in deviant behavior, an M.A. in counseling psychology, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.
Author of the Self-SOULstice Self-Affirmation Model, Dr. Bates works with her clients to help them reach optimal mental health by teaching them to affirm themselves, affirm others, and live authentically.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Dr. Bates provides a range of psychotherapeutic, supervision, and consultative services. She is also an accomplished author, having published an e-guide, “Six Steps to an Emerging Authentic, Affirmed Self,” and numerous articles with the Atlanta Tribune, VoyageATL, Blavity, Your Tango, and several national and international academic journals.