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Ronda Shirley, LMFT
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Ronda Shirley, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Macon, GA


In my therapeutic approach, I embrace Solution Focused Therapy as the guiding framework for our work together. This approach places a strong emphasis on exploring and cultivating goal-directed solutions rather than becoming entrenched in the complexities of problems. By adopting this perspective, we can shift our focus towards envisioning and achieving the positive changes you desire in your life.
Central to my therapeutic style is the cultivation of a warm, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. I believe that sincere and genuine connections are essential for meaningful therapeutic progress. Therefore, I strive to create a space where you feel comfortable, safe, and empowered to explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences without fear of criticism or rejection.
Throughout our sessions, I actively engage with you as a participant in your therapeutic journey. I approach our conversations with curiosity, compassion, and a deep commitment to your well-being. By asking thoughtful and insightful questions, I aim to help you gain new perspectives, challenge unhelpful patterns, and uncover your own inner wisdom.
While therapy can be a serious and profound undertaking, I also recognize the importance of incorporating lightness and humor when appropriate. Laughter can serve as a powerful tool to foster connection, alleviate tension, and create a more relaxed atmosphere conducive to exploration and growth. In our collaborative work, we will establish clear objectives and set meaningful goals that align with your values, aspirations, and personal growth. By creating a roadmap for our sessions, we can track your progress, celebrate your achievements, and make adjustments as needed. I may also introduce therapeutic techniques and exercises tailored to your specific needs, providing you with practical tools and skills that can be applied outside our sessions, empowering you to navigate challenges more effectively. Beyond goal attainment, therapy is a transformative journey of self-discovery and increased self-awareness. Together, we will explore the depths of your experiences, beliefs, and emotions, gaining valuable insights into the core aspects of your being. By deepening your self-understanding, you will be better equipped to make informed choices, foster healthier relationships, and create a more fulfilling and purposeful life.
Ronda Shirley is also listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Macon


Ronda Shirley received a BA degree, followed by a MS.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: Georgia
  • License Number: MFT001503, received 2016
  • CPR, Crisis Prevention Intervention


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Attachment
  • Blended Families
  • Blended Family
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • Commitment Issues
  • Communication
  • Control
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emptiness
  • Forgiveness
  • Gender & sexual identity
  • General marriage
  • Guilt
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Marriage
  • Midlife Crisis
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress
  • Pre-marriage
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Love
  • Separation
  • Shame
  • Sibling
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicide
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Trust
  • Workplace
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Positive Psychology
  • Family Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Integrative Therapy
  • Marriage And Family Therapy
  • Strength Based Therapy
  • Multicultural Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Internet meeting
  • TherapyNotes

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group

Working With Marriages for:

  • 7 Year(s)

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $150 - $200

Accepts Insurance?

  • Yes

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

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Office Location

3985 Arkwright Road, Suite 106,
Macon GeorgiaUnited States 31210