Piper Harris, ACC, CMHC, Coach, Graduate Student

Private Pay/Reduced Rate Only

Rebuild Your Ruins and Renew Your Mind

They will rebuild their old ruins and raise a new city out of wreckage. They’ll start over on their ruined cities and take the rubble left behind and make it new.

Piper Harris is a Level One T.E.A.M. C.B.T. (cognitive behavioral therapy) clinician, International Coaching Federation Credentialed Life Coach, SYMBIS certified counselor, and graduate student in Clinical Mental Health Counseling partnering with Canton Counseling. She specializes in empowering her clients in overcoming anxiety, depression, relationship issues, weight gain, lost motivation, significant life change, intimacy issues, navigating boundaries, and more. Piper works with individuals ages 21 years and older, and couples, through a C.B.T. approach. Simply put, thinking affects feelings which create behaviors.  Through the C.B.T. approach, Piper partners with her clients in seeking to discover how distorted thinking has created emotions and behaviors that are keeping them stuck and in pain and works to reframe those. Additionally, Piper uses an integrative approach seeking to understand attachments while also looking to the past with the compassionate understanding that leads to positive transformation.

Piper Harris is a wife of almost 20 years and mother of two, born in the Pacific Northwest and has ventured across the United States and now resides in North Georgia. When she’s not counseling, she spends time in the outdoors hiking and paddle boarding, at home with her family cooking and redecorating her home.  Piper has a diverse background that includes nonprofit management, behavioral nutrition, personal coaching, and authoring of multiple books. Piper believes that individuals are incredibly resilient and courageous and wants to partner with them in rebuilding their ruins and embracing renewal in their lives and minds. For additional information on Piper, please visit piperharris.net.

What do all those initials mean following each therapist’s name?

ACC - Associate Certified Coach

ACS - Approved Clinical Supervisor

CAP - Certified Addictions Professional

CMHC - Clinical Mental Health Counselor

CRC - Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Ed.D. - Doctor of Education

Ed.S. - Education Specialist

LAPC - Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker

LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor

M.Ed. - Master of Education

MAC - Master Addictions Counselor

MS - Master of Science

MSW - Master of Social Work

NCC - National Certified Counselor

Ph.D. - Doctorate Degree

As your therapists, what are Canton Counseling’s goals for you?

Our goal is to provide a safe place to work through whatever is standing in the way of you being the best person you can be. We believe that while our clients are working hard, we are there to be people that challenges them to dig deeper and a cheerleader to give them the encouragement to continue to move forward.

The law protects the privacy of all communications between a client and a psychotherapist. In most situations, we can only release information about your treatment to others if you sign a written authorization form that meets certain legal requirements imposed by HIPAA.

There are some situations in which we are legally obligated to take actions and may have to reveal some information about your treatment. These situations are most unusual in our practice. However, we are required to report any evidence of child abuse, strong suspicions of child abuse and/or neglect. We are also mandated to report abuse of handicapped or elderly persons. If we determine that a client presents a serious danger of violence to another, we may be required to take protective actions. These actions may include notifying the potential victim, and/or contacting the police, and/or seeking hospitalization for the client. Finally, if in our judgment, we feel any person is a serious and immediate risk of harming him/herself, we will break confidentiality to ensure the safety of our client. We will notify other family members or the police in order to maintain safety.

If such a situation arises, we will make every effort to fully discuss it with you before taking any action and we will limit our disclosure to what is necessary.

While this written summary of exceptions to confidentiality should prove helpful in informing you about potential problems, it is important that we discuss any questions or concerns that you may have now or in the future. The laws governing confidentiality can be quite complex, and since we are not attorneys, we are not at liberty to give legal advice. In situations where specific advice is required, formal legal advice may be needed.

Please note when we work with kids and adolescents, parents have the right to any and all information regarding their child. Because the presence of trust is important in the therapeutic relationship between your child and the therapist, it is generally best that we do not share specifics of individual sessions with you. However, you have the right and responsibility to question and understand the nature of your child’s treatment and the progress being made. If your child is able to understand the issues of confidentiality, we will discuss with him/her the type of information that will be shared with you. If you have any objections to the manner in which information is shared with you regarding you child, we will need to address and resolve those concerns before therapy begins.

If you will be utilizing your insurance benefits for mental health coverage please review our Payment page for a list of in-network insurance companies and mental health professionals that may be specific to an insurance company.