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Frequently Asked Questions

With many elements to counseling, there are naturally many questions about this endeavor.

  • Who is Misti Storie, MS, NCC, LPC?
    Misti Storie is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling and almost two decades of experience working in the mental health profession. She uses solution-focused psychotherapy to create a safe, supportive, and confidential environment so that the two of you can find explanations and resolutions to whatever unrest led you into therapy. Like a trusted physician or chiropractor, her goal is to identify the underlying causes of your pain and suffering in order to treat the problem and help you get to, or regain, a happy and healthy life. Learn more.
  • What kind of therapy do you practice?
    I provide counseling for adolescents and adults (aged 17 and older); couples; families; and LGBTQIA+ individuals. My areas of specialization are substance use, depression, stress and anxiety, trauma, life adjustment/transition, grief and loss, and couples/family dynamics. View the Services page to learn more.
  • Can I see you even if you don’t list my specific challenge on your Services page?
    That depends. We should discuss on the phone your specific needs. I am ethically required to provide you with services in areas for which I am competent and trained. If I am not able to provide you with treatment, I will gladly help you locate a therapist that is a better fit for you.
  • Where is your office located?
    My office is conveniently located in downtown Decatur: 108 E Ponce De Leon Ave, Suite 212, Decatur, GA 30030 View the Contact page for a map and directions.
  • Is there parking?
    The building is surrounded by paid, metered street parking and various parking lots/garage. View the Contact page for a map and directions.
  • What hours and days of the week are you available?
    I will make every effort to accommodate your schedule. Appointments are available: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm Saturday - Sunday: closed
  • What are your fees?
    My fee structure and availability are designed with the working professional in mind in hopes of removing the barriers that might keep you from receiving the help you need, whether it be related to pace, time, or money, and provide you with the best plan to feel better sooner. View the Fees page for more information on costs.
  • Do you take insurance?
    I am not currently considered an “in-network” provider for any insurance plans and I will not be able to bill your insurance company for our sessions. However, I can provide you with the appropriate paperwork to submit to your insurance company as an “out-of-network” provider. Please check directly with your insurance carriers to verify acceptance and benefits.

Contact Me

Feelings of anger, sadness, fear, and emptiness are normal, but sometimes feelings can become overpowering. Counseling can help you find relief and get you back on track to recovery. Contact Misti Storie to discuss your needs and/or to schedule an appointment.

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