Mindfulness, Sacred Focus, and Therapeutic Counseling

SB (Somebody’s Baby) Counseling and Coaching is a private practice in Marietta, Georgia using mindfulness, focusing, and Christian therapeutic practices.  For a private consultation for counseling, email jeff@jeffpeeples.net. For more about Jeff Peeples, read the blog post “Why Me?”

Specialty: Jeff specializes in counseling for Mood and Anxiety Disorders, counseling for teen males, and counseling for those who have been hurt or abandoned by spiritual institutions.

Perspective: Although his Logotherapy theoretical approach is firmly rooted in an integrated Christian worldview, he is also eclectically influenced by Mindfulness and Sacred Focus Training, Sand-tray World-play therapy, Focusing Therapy and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.

  • His goals from the beginning of counseling is to end counseling.   Therapy is not a life-time process, but a road to problem solving.
  • His degrees are in education and in professional counseling.  He has a B.S.Ed. from Armstrong University in English Education (1987), an M.A.T. in English Education from Georgia State University (1991), and an M.S. in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University (1998).


  • The Anxiety and Depression Association of America
  • The Focusing Institute
  • The Contemplative Society
  • American Mindfulness Research Association
  • The American Counselor Association and its divisions: The Association of Child and Adolescent Counseling, The Association of Creativity in Counseling, and The Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling.
  • National Philosophical Counseling Association

Licensure:  Licensed Professional Counselor,license no. LPC008119. You may verify the license at sos.georgia.gov/PLB. 


  • Certified Mindfulness Life Coach
  • Certified Christian Meditation Teacher.
  • Certified Emotional Intelligence Life Coach
  • Certified Spiritual Coach