With rates of depression increasing and life feeling much more challenging and stressful, it’s often wise to have someone who can support and guide you during the tough times. Meet Brittany Rader, a dedicated and beloved clinical psychologist with a holistic approach to therapy. She stands alongside her clients, fostering hope that their pain can be healed. Brittany’s approach to health is all-encompassing, working to integrate her clients’ thoughts, feelings, personality, experiences, and relationships into the therapeutic process.
She provides therapy for adults, adolescents, and older children, with specialties in treating depression, bipolar disorder, interpersonal problems, identity development, and spiritual concerns. She also provides psychological assessments to facilitate clients’ academic, social, and emotional growth.
Brittany holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, California. She also obtained her Master of Arts in Psychology from the same institution. She completed her Bachelors degrees in Religion and Spanish from Berry College, Rome, Georgia. Brittany’s experience spans working with clients aged 3 to 83, in a range of settings including clients’ homes, public schools, in and outpatient psychiatric hospitals, community mental health centers, chemical dependency centers, and private practice.
When she’s not working, Brittany is an avid reader, with favorites including C.S. Lewis, Frederick Buechner, G.K. Chesterton, David Sedaris, Kay Rayfeld Jamison, Madeleine L’Engle, Toni Morrison, Harper Lee, John Steinbeck, as well as “The Little Prince,” “The Velveteen Rabbit,” “Where The Wild Things Are,” “Harry Potter Series,” and “The Chronicles of Narnia.”
She also enjoys learning new things, writing in cursive, and has a fondness for theme parties, lawn games, and dressing up. Her favorite TV shows and movies include “Sherlock,” “Arrested Development,” “Gilmore Girls,” “West Wing,” “Newsroom,” “Parks and Rec,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Amelie,” “The Breakfast Club,” “Lars and The Real Girl,” “Once,” “Donny Darko,” and “Serendipity.” Brittany’s musical taste spans a wide range, with favorites like Sufjan Stevens, The Weepies, Bon Iver, David Wilcox, Fleet Foxes, Mumford & Sons, U2, Owl City, Cyndi Lauper & The Bangles, Smashing Pumpkins & Oasis, Patty Griffin, and The Liturgists Podcast.
If you need a trusted professional to guide you or a loved one through a personal challenge, Dr. Brittany Rader is a top choice.