Nena Rybarczyk

Nena Rybarczyk

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Cartersville, Georgia

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Personal Statement

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) whose practice, Strategies For Life, LLC is located in Cartersville, Ga. My therapeutic background is diverse with specialized certifications in: Trauma/Violence/PTSD, Anxiety/Depression, Substance Abuse issues, Mediation, Mindfulness Based Stress Reductions and CBT as well as LGBTQ sexualality and gender issues. I am committed to therapy work that focuses on assisting individuals, couples and groups, using mindfulness in conjunction with evidence based cognitive behavior therapies to resolve emotional distress, solve problems, create life balance and find fulfillment.I work with persons who want to improve their mental wellness or live more fully.

I am an affirming therapist who works with LGBTQ clients in resolving the unique challenges faced in rural Georgia. specializes in reconciling sexual and gender identity, coming out, commitment, marriage, family and faith with rural values and culture while seeking genuine expression of oneself.

We are the only LGBTQ Therapist Resource certified affirming therapists in the Cartersville area.

Client Focus (Age)

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

Therapy Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Entitlement
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Infertility
  • LGBT Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Focusing
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relational
  • Relationship Development Interventions
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Stress Inoculation Therapy
  • Systems Theory/Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Anthem
  • APS Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • ChoiceCare
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Out Of Network Provider
  • ValueOptions

Years in Practice

10+ years

Services Fee

  • Initial Consultation $0
  • Special Consultation $150-$300
  • Subsequent Consultation $100-$150
  • Therapy Session $100-$130

Payment Types

Amex, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Online Profiles


License Name License State Year
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) LPC006876 Georgia 2012


Name Year
National Certified Counselor (NCC) 2012
Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC) 2012
Board Certified Professional Counselor (BCPC) 2012


Name Duration
Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA) 2012-Present
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) 2012-Present
American Counseling Association (ACA) 2013-Present