Licensed Professional Counseling and Therapy.

The Center for Authentic Life & Relationship, LLC

Hi. My name is Roy.

My Goal is to Serve You. Let Me Help You!

Since 1996, I have worked as a minister, pastoral counselor, and professional counselor in the specialty areas of LGBTQIA concerns, sexual health, addiction recovery, overcoming trauma, and professional clinical supervision. My extensive experience in working with individuals, couples, and families in crisis is available to help you with your current needs.

Roy A Blankenship

Traditional One-on-One Treatment on Location

My primary office is in Kennesaw, Ga Also, limited appointment times in Roswell, & Woodstock, Ga. Click here for office locations.


Telehealth via Secure Video Confrencing

Some types of counseling and therapy work well using my HIPAA compliant secure video conferenceing tools.


Providing Helpful Information Online

I have information available in the following formats: Podcasts, Blog Posts, Articles in PDF format, Videos, and Website Pages.

Areas of Treatment

For 25 years, I have worked in specialty areas of counseling and therapy related to abuse of or dependency on alcohol, drugs/substances, sex, as well as marriage and family relationships. I have built programs, managed and supervised  professional clinicians, and worked with clients. Let my experience work for you today!

Sexual Health

If you and maybe your partenr are experiencing the desire to improve your sexual health – including help confronting the consequences infidelity, or other types of sexual betrayal, sex addiction, or out-of-control sexual behavior – Let me help you!

Relationship Building

If you are looking to increase your capacities for intimacy and experience increased relationship satisfaction with your fiance, spouse, life partner, or significant other – or, if you are experiencing difficulty in family relationships, – Let me  help you!


If you are experiencing consequences related to addictive behavior – whether it’s the abuse of or dependency on alcohol, drugs/substances, sex, cybersex, internet use, video gaming, or other behaviors that have become problematic – Let me help you!

Trauma / Abuse

Trauma related to emotional, psychological, spiritual, physical, or sexual abuse can affect one’s quality of life – even to the point of being debilitating. If you are struggling with symtoms that might be related to any of these forms of abuse – Let me help you!

LGBTQIA Specific

Living life as an LGBTQIA person can be difficult. If you are experiencing difficulties associated with being LGBTQIA, get help from someone experienced in both living as an LGBTQIA person, as well as professsionally experienced. Let me help you!

Clinical Supervision

For Georgia residents, I can supervise your Master’s level practicum or internship, as well as experience toward licensure (LAPC). I can also supervise all Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) Candidates for IITAP. Let me help you!

Don’t Wait. Contact Roy Today.

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Same Day Appointments are Available.

(678) 516-6902


1301 Shiloh Rd, Ste 530 Kennesaw, GA 30144