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Natalia Gourlay-Fernandez, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

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Appointments available M-F via Zoom
Note: in-person/in office hours also available


There is tremendous healing power in being seen, heard, and understood in a compassionate, accepting relationship. I provide my clients a safe, empathic space where they learn to accept who they are in their journey towards who they are becoming. We all need a soundboard, a place where we can go to safely share our hopes and our struggles, where we can nourish our inner life and cultivate new possibilities.

We will collaborate and walk this path together. If you are seeking someone that will believe in you and help you believe in yourself, who will help you create life-affirming transformations, and who will be there for you when you need help, please connect with me.


About my practice: I often integrate practices from mindfulness, personality theory, attachment theory, and emotion-focused couples therapy. Depending on the client’s interest and need, I incorporate techniques from my own continuing education and clinical research.

Credentials and Additional Information

Special Interests

Personal Growth and Development, Life Stage Transitions, Relational Difficulties, Premarital and Couples Counseling, Anxiety, Trauma, and Personality Types through the lens of the Enneagram



Young Adults, Adults, Couples, and Families


Degrees and Certifications

Master of Family Therapy from Mercer University, School of Medicine (MFT); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); Certified in Solution-focused Brief Therapy; Certified in Prepare/Enrich premarital and marital counseling

Professional Affiliations

Georgia Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

Atlanta Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (ACEFT)


The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Centered Therapy (ICEEFT)

Solution Focused University

Founding chair member of the Solution Focused University Diversity Committee

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