Areas of Expertise:
LGBTQIA+ Unique Stressors & Lived Experiences
Sexuality & Gender Exploration
Consensual Non-Monogamy & Relationship Structure Minorities
BIPOC Mental Health
Initial Assessment Session:$150*
Individual Therapy Session: $125*
*Reduced rates available for those with financial need.
Licensed for In-Person Therapy:
Licensed for Teletherapy:
Monday- Thursday from 10am-6pm
Weekend and Evening Availability
Raven Vega, M.S., LAPC, NCC
Positionality: I identify as a queer, Puerto Rican/Latinx cisgender woman.
My Background & Approach:
Sometimes we just need to be heard. Sometimes we need help nurturing ourselves and creating space for our growth, our expansion, and our healing. My passion lies in sitting with you through your current challenges, centering your lived experiences, and building your toolbox for honoring and moving through your emotions. You deserve kindness, warmth, and a loving relationship with yourself.
As a counselor, I acknowledge the way we learn to navigate the world is impacted by the systems we live in and endure, the messaging we receive, and the unique identities we hold and find ourselves growing into. Together we can create what therapy looks like for you; time to pour into yourself and explore what could be. I am open, fluid, flexible, and radically transparent in my work, as I understand your trust is something to be earned.
Theoretical & Clinical Orientation:
My therapeutic approach is grounded in an ecological and multi-cultural feminist framework. Feminist theory in counseling recognizes that our personal experiences lie within a political and social context, and our environment plays a part in how we learn to traverse the world. My style is also influenced by interpersonal and existential-humanistic counseling theories, which means we explore the relational dynamics that are or have been present in your life and how you can get closer to identity authenticity.
You are the expert of your lived experiences and intuition. Ethical counseling is non-pathological and radically accepting. My role as your counselor is a tool for insight and information, facilitator of reflection, self-validation, self-affirmation, and untangling what you were taught is yours and what you choose to keep or release.
I also utilize somatic and creative arts interventions to deepen your relationship with self. Somatic practices help us build further understanding and awareness of our bodies. If we can build familiarity with how emotions show up for you, we can better understand your unique coping needs and resources. Together, we can explore creative resources that align with your interests and comfort, so you can manage and allow your emotions to move through you in a way that feels coziest.
National Certified Counselor
Licensed Associate Professional Counselor - GA# APC008017
Working under the supervision of Melanie Wilcox,Ph.D. in pursuit of licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Georgia State University
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Certified
Professional Service & Membership
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Outside of Work:
Some more fun facts about me: I love reading and writing poetry, baking, being outside, watching cartoons, gaming Twitch streams, and scary movies. I also have lived experience with kink, non-monogamy, and alternative spiritualities!