Meet Our Therapists
Back on Track LLC is a therapy practice designed to provide specialty counseling services for children, adolescents, teens and their families. Our therapists are specifically trained in the unique area of assessment and treatment of children and young adults ages 3 to 25.
Ellie Lysha Wood, MA, LPC, NCC, RPT
Ellie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, teens and their families. She received her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and has undergone extensive training and education in the unique therapeutic approach of play therapy. She is a Registered Play Therapist through the Association for Play Therapy and is also trained in EMDR.
Ellie’s experience includes working with children, adolescents, families, and groups. She has worked in a number of therapeutic settings including an intensive outpatient program, in-home individual and family therapy, outpatient community mental health, and elementary, middle, and high schools counseling programs.
Ellie has 2 young children and knows that being a parent can be tough. She is passionate about kids and her goal is provide a unique, thoughtful, and individualized approach for each child or family she works with. She encourages both children and their parents to work together in the therapeutic process to help bring about positive change and to foster open communication. She would be honored to work with you and your family to help your child feel better so they can do better.
Rachel “Holly” McBrayer, M. Ed, LAPC, NCC
Holly is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor who specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, teens, and their families. She earned her Masters of Professional Counseling degree from the University of West Georgia.
Holly’s prior work experience includes 5 years of strategic learning coaching and mentoring children with learning difficulties, specializing in assisting students with ADHD, Dyslexia, and Processing Disorders. She also holds a active School Counseling certificate with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, and has experience in elementary, middle, and high school counseling.
Because of her background in education, Holly understands how social and emotional factors influence a student’s ability to succeed in the rigorous academic settings of Fayette and Coweta schools. Her goal is to provide a holistic and unique approach to each child and family, so they feel empowered and prepared to succeed in life. She is passionate about working with children and parents to achieve therapeutic goals, and she would love to work with you!
Allison Rentz, MA, LPC
Allison Rentz is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in treatment of children, adolescents, and their families. Allison received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Georgia and her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University.
Allison’s experience includes working with children and adolescents in emergency shelter and advocacy centers, sexual assault assessment and advocacy centers, intensive in-home programs and inpatient facilities. She has experience working with issues of abuse, anger, anxiety, depression, frustration tolerance, probation, social skills, self-harm, suicidal ideations, and trauma as well as other mental health concerns.
During her time at Argosy University and her work at Rainbow Connection Child Advocacy and Assessment and Center (RCCAAC), Allison utilized play therapy to treat children. She found that play therapy was a wonderful alternative to talk therapy for children, adolescents and adults, who need additional ways to express themselves. For children, their natural language and way to communicate is through their play and Allison found play therapy to be an invaluable therapeutic process. Allison has obtained significant training in the specialty of play therapy.
Allison also has a passion for helping parents navigate the often rough waters of parenting a child with emotional or behavioral challenges. She can work with parents or caregivers to develop a parenting plan to specifically address the unique needs of each individual child and family as well as ensuring that the parents emotional health concerns are addressed.