George Rinker holds a Masters Degree in Counseling
from Georgia State University and is a Licensed
Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia
(#3382). He also holds a Masters Degree from
Columbia Theological Seminary. His undergraduate
degrees include a BA in Education and a BS in
Business Management from Presbyterian College.
Among his honors are being elected to Who's
Who Among American Colleges and Universities
by the college administration and receiving
the President's Scholarship for his leadership
accomplishments and community service. He currently
teaches Psychology Classes on the University
Level and Counseling Classes on the Graduate
George has over 25 years of experience working
in community mental health and in private,
organizations as a counselor and teacher.
Currently, he sees individuals, couples, young
adults and teens in his private practice;
counsels with individuals and couples adopting
children internationally; trains therapeutic
foster parents to work with troubled and abused
children; and, teaches psychology and religion
classes in two local Universities.
Both George and his brother, Frank, grew
up in Augusta, Georgia. Among his hobbies
and interests are swimming, camping, boating,
hiking, music, woodworking, scuba diving,
traveling, his dog and playing his violin.
In addition, he enjoys studying history, nature/outdoors
and ways of helping people in the field of
George’s approach to therapy is gentle,
encouraging and confidential, drawing on a
number of theories that best suit the individual’s
needs. Among his eclectic mix of theories
are Psychoanalytic, Humanistic, Cognitive-Behavioral,
Family Systems, Gestalt, Adlerian and Client
Centered approaches. George believes in the
uniqueness of each person, and in the strength
and creativity of the human spirit.