Marriage Counseling, Individual Therapy and Play Therapy

Helping distant couples reconnect – and kids work through losses and challenges with play.

Play Therapy At Sweitzer Counseling in Cumming GA 30004
Close-up of couple holding hands after reconnecting at Sweitzer Counseling. Brent Sweitzer provides marriage and couples therapy, play and child therapy, premarital counseling, affair recovery therapy and teen therapy.

Why Counseling?

You’re a motivated person. You’ve tried to make things better on your own, but the problem is bigger than you. Through therapy at Sweitzer Counseling, you and your family can find healing and get back to living life to the fullest.


How I Help People

No matter your stage in life, a counseling relationship can help you cultivate meaningful positive changes in your life or in the life of someone you love.

Play Therapy for Children at Sweitzer Counseling Cumming GA


  • Increase their self-esteem
  • Cope with parents’ divorce
  • Lift depression and reduce stress & anxiety
  • Manage emotional impact of ADHD
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  • Navigate peer struggles
  • Assert their independence without doing harm
  • Feel better about themselves
  • Cope with challenges at home
Partial view of smiling man's face. Individual counseling at Sweitzer Counseling helps individuals overcome anxiety and depression.

Individual Adults

  • Improve communication in relationships
  • Manage work stress
  • Recover from traumatic experiences
  • Improve communication in relationships
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About Brent

Counseling is a courageous act. You’re letting a stranger into the more intimate details of your life and family. I like to let people know a little about me.

My name is Brent Sweitzer and I’m a Professional Counselor. Since 2010 I’ve been helping couples, individuals, teens and kids improve their relationships and better cope with the challenges they face. I invite you to learn more about my background and training.

What Makes Us a Good Fit?

Counseling is so much more than just talking (or in the case of children, playing). Some things that make Sweitzer Counseling unique are:

Treatment rooted in research and experience

There is a science to therapy, and I have sought training in approaches rooted in the science of change and healing. I’ve also invested considerable energy and resources in my own psychotherapy.

I seek ongoing training and consultation

Research has shown that therapists provide the best care by regularly consulting with other trusted colleagues and by getting ongoing quality training. I regularly participate in paid and peer consultation. I also invest in training rooted in cutting-edge brain research that deepens my knowledge and experience.

I utilize...

practice management software that makes it easy to securely communicate with me outside of sessions, share important documents, and schedule sessions when it’s convenient for you.

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What To Expect When We Work Together


Reach Out

Call me at 678-701-7545 or fill out this form so we can schedule a free 20 minute consultation. This helps you make sure there's a fit between what you're wanting to get out of counseling and my skills & approach.


Begin Counseling

Once you decide to begin counseling, you'll fill out the initial paperwork securely using the client portal. We will meet and begin the therapeutic counseling journey together.


Experience Relief

Through your counseling sessions, you will start working on your healing -- experiencing shifts, progress, and relief as you go.


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What Fellow Clinicians That Know My Work Have Said About Me

Dr. Maggie Walsh, LPC, RPT

I have had the pleasure of collaborating with Brent to support many shared clients throughout the years. He is very intentional in his clinical practice and works exceptionally hard to serve his clients. Shared clients have described Brent as warm, caring, knowledgeable and helpful.

Marty Altman, LPC

As a fellow counselor, I know that Brent Sweitzer does high quality work and serves his clients very well. He is insightful, caring, and encouraging and not afraid to be honest when needed. He is very experienced, trained by some of the best possible teachers, and he has honed his skills well through years of practicing. I would trust him to treat my own family members.