W. Myles Hassler, MA, LPC, NCC, MAC
Myles is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, Georgia. Licensed since 1991, he works with individuals and couples providing general counseling services, sex therapy and a variety of substance abuse assessments specific to the referring organization or legal system. Myles has an additional extensive background in EAP (employee assistance programs) service delivery. His undergraduate degree is in psychology and he received it from the University of Illinois – Springfield, Illiinois campus (formerly Sangamon State University). His Master of Science degree was earned from Georgia State University in 1987.
His background is exceptionally extensive, bringing a broad history of workplace experience and clinical expertise to his clients. Since his licensure, he has acquired an additional certification in the employee assistance field (CEAP), certification as a National Certified Counselor (NCC), certification as a Master Addictions Counselor (MAC) and also passed the training and rigorous exam requirements to become a designated Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) for the Department of Transportation (DOT). He has extensive experience in impaired professionals’ programming as well as in human resources management and organizational dynamics.
Myles’ personal history is culturally diverse which has enhanced his effectiveness and respect as a clinician with multi-cultural populations. His practicum and internship work was completed at a county mental health agency and included hospital emergency room assessment, intervention and placement. He is versed in a wide variety of clinical issues: general mood disorders, sex therapy, couples’ counseling including open relationship dynamics, marital/divorce/affair recovery dynamics, brief therapy, stress, workplace dynamics and substance abuse.
Myles has a significant gay/lesbian client population that he serves.
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia Master of Science, Community Counseling 1987
University of Illinois – Springfield Campus, Springfield, Illinois (formerly Sangamon State University) Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 1980
AASECT, American Assocation of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
LPCA, Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia
EAPA, Employee Assistance Professionals Association
NCC, National Board of Certified Counselors
North Georgia Employee Assistance Professionals Association
Licensed Professional Counselor, Georgia Licencse – #001453
Certified Employee Assistance Professional – #008387
National Certified Counselor – # 46754
Master Addictions Counselor – # 46754
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) – Department of Transportation designation
For more information about Myles, please visit his website at wmhcounseling.com.