Dr. Kathy Farley-Cook

Dr. Kathy Farley-Cook is a Licensed Professional Counselor serving the Greater Birmingham area through her private practice, A New Beginning Counseling and Coaching Services, LLC located in Mountain Brook, Alabama.

As the daughter of community activists, Dr. Farley-Cook has always understood the value of service and education. After receiving degrees from Memphis State University and Tuskegee University, she went on to earn her Doctorate from Texas Southern University. Over the span of her career, Dr. Farley-Cook has professionally served her community in the capacity of a teacher, adjunct professor, and professional school counselor.

Over a decade ago, she heard the voice of God, instructing her to enter private practice. Life can be filled with many battles, but they do not have to be fought alone. The mission of A New Beginning Counseling and Coaching Services, LLC is to enhance the well-being of each client and provide them with the tools to manage life daily.  With mental health still being such a taboo topic in many communities, Dr. Farley-Cook continuously makes it her mission to create and maintain a safe space for each client. She helps the client to be as authentic as possible and encourages them to continue to seek professional guidance and practice self-care.

Dr. Farley-Cook enjoys volunteering in her church and the community.  She believes that a helping hand restores life.