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Premarital counseling is an essential step to starting your marital journey on the right foot. At Atlanta Marriage Prep, Dr. Smiley’s approach is designed to help engaged couples explore and address some of the most challenging aspects of marriage, such as conflict resolution, financial concerns, and sexual harmony. By learning effective strategies to tackle these issues, you'll be empowered to build a strong and lasting relationship.

Your sessions will be semi-structured, providing you with the latest relationship management tools from renowned experts in marital therapy, including Drs. John & Julie Gottman, Dr. Janis Abrams Spring, and Dr. Pat Love. You will also have the opportunity to take a comprehensive couples assessment, which highlights your relationship's strengths and identifies areas for growth.

Start your marriage with confidence and resilience by joining Atlanta Marriage Prep's premier premarital counseling program today!

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About Our Therapist

Kimberly Smiley, Psy.D.

Dr. Kimberly Smiley is a licensed clinical psychologist with over two decades of experience in private practice in Marietta, GA. Since 2003, she has been dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families navigate a wide range of clinical issues, including depression, anxiety, divorce, grief, trauma, and relationship challenges. Her family-focused approach has made her a trusted name in the community.

As a certified Prepare/Enrich counselor, Dr. Smiley uses evidence-based techniques to help couples build stronger connections and prepare for a successful marriage. Her passion for helping couples has motivated her to develop Atlanta Marriage Prep, a program enriched with valuable skills, comprehensive information, and enthusiastic support for each couple’s journey ahead.

Dr. Smiley lives in Cobb County, GA, with her two wonderful children. She is passionate about all things soccer, especially cheering on her teenage son during his games. She also enjoys watching her daughter shine in musical theater performances. An avid reader and Marvel movie enthusiast, Dr. Smiley values movie nights and game nights as cherished family traditions.


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