Gretchen Peacock

Gretchen Peacock


Gretchen Peacock has more than 30 years of experience in assisting individuals, families and couples at A New Start Counseling Center. Dr. Peacock has special expertise in helping people cope with loss including death, divorce, and physical or sexual trauma. She has worked extensively with churches and pastoral staffs in support of the unique issues of spiritual life. She has a long established relationship with Focus on the Family.

In addition to the Fayetteville location, Dr. Peacock maintains office hours in Newnan by appointment only.

Areas of Specialization

Grief and loss

Life transitions



Compulsive disorders


Inability to express emotions

Self esteem issues

Spiritual struggles

Dysfunctional marriage and family systems

Trauma resolution

Education & Experience

Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary in California

MA in Marriage and Family Ministries from Fuller Theological Seminary

MSE in Secondary Education/Social Studies Emphasis from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas

BA in Sociology/Christian Education from Ouachita Baptist University


Dr. Peacock has been involved in the training of therapists at Regent University, Fuller Theological Seminary, Richmont Graduate University and Liberty University. She served six years of clinical practice at California Christian Counseling Center and has two years of experience counseling within a large church in Virginia prior to relocating to the metro Atlanta area. Dr. Peacock is married and has three sons.

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