Nena Rybarczyk, MA, EMBA, LPC, NCC, CPCS, ACS, BC-MHT


My belief is that life is easier to manage and provides more fulfillment when we practice positive mental wellness strategies. I integrate the best of evidence based practiced and mindful strategies to help find you find balance in the modern world.

I am a seasoned professional with more than 20 years experience providing counseling to children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, groups and teams in a variety of settings. My passion is to help people resolve the obstacles that prevent from enjoying their lives, family, friends and work.

My work in therapy has been diverse with specialized certifications in: Trauma/Violence/PTSD,  Anxiety/Depression, Substance Abuse issues, Mediation and LGBTQ Affirming Competency. I am committed to therapy work that focuses on assisting individuals, couples and groups, using mindfulness in conjunction with evidence based cognitive behavior therapies including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MBCT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) along with an eclectic mix of other interventions and therapies to resolve emotional distress, solve problems and find personal and work life balance and fulfillment.

I work with professionals through EAP programs and to offer brief solution focused interventions to address a variety of issues that impact work and life productivity and satisfaction. I am on a number of EAP panels. For those seeking more than the brief EAP services, I offer ongoing coaching for professional development. I am especially committed in using mindfulness to assist professionals with personal and professional development to reach life goals and help people realize their life goals.

Additionally, I am  an experienced entrepreneur and executive level coach with extensive experience in starting and operating successful businesses. I work with mental health professionals, teaching them to grow and become more successful in personally, professionally and in practice development.

Licensure & Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Board Certified Coach (BCC)
  • Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS)
  • Approved Clinical Supervision (ACS)
  • Distance Certified Counselor (DCC)
  • LGBTQ Competency Certified Therapist and Trainer

Professional Memberships

  • Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA-GA)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • LGBTQ Therapist Resource North Georgia Chair