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  • Don't Wait to Get the Help You Need

    "Nothing can dim the light that shines from within." – Maya Angelou

    Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or any other issue, you should know that there is hope for a better tomorrow.


    Are you experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship struggles, eating and body image issues, or multicultural concerns? Would you like to live more richly and mindfully? We’ll work together to find solutions to the challenges you are facing.

    Welcome to Oland Counseling Services! We are a safe, relaxed, and compassionate practice that provides a high level of quality counseling for adolescents, women, men, professionals, couples, and families. We value individuals’ strengths, vulnerabilities, and readiness for change. Our mission is to assist you with exploring those qualities – together. Congratulations on choosing to embark on this amazing and empowering passage to self-discovery and healing. Let Oland Counseling Services support you in your journey to Repair, Recover, and Thrive!


    Josefina Bates, LCSW

    Owner & Principal Therapist

    About Josefina Bates

    Josefina Bates is the founder and owner of Oland Counseling Services. She is a bilingual, Licensed Clinical Social Worker fluent in English and Spanish. She earned her Master’s in Social Work from Clark Atlanta University. With over 20 years of experience in the social work field, Josefina Bates is a well-rounded clinician who enjoys working with diverse populations. She works with adults, adolescents, couples, and families. As a psychotherapist, her therapeutic process is simple, straight forward, gentle, and at times challenging. She uses a strengths-based approach as she believes everyone has the capability to heal from life’s challenges.  She will assist you with managing overwhelming emotions, behaviors, and relational issues. Additionally, she will serve as a source of support as you regain your confidence and emotional well-being. 

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