Who We Are

Our Medical Practice

Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples. 

Our Mission

Peachtree Family Psychiatry Clinic's mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventative basis.  We have created a practice that we believe to be the most high-quality and beneficial.  

Our Patient Promise

We will work together to serve your entire family for all of your psychiatric needs in all stages of life. Our physicians believe in providing comprehensive health care services to our patients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them to achieve the best treatment outcome.

Some of Our Services


Depression & Anxiety

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 



Trauma & PTSD

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing. 




Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder can adversely affect children and young adults in school by limiting focus in class, as well as adults in the work place. Through our treatment, we strive to put you or your loved ones on an equal starting position.

Contact Us

We're Here for You


Peachtree Family Psychiatry Clinic can be reached during normal business hours by phone.  If you have a medical emergency, please dial 911.

If you have questions about our services, accepted forms of insurance, our facility, or our physicians, please feel free to contact us during normal business hours by phone or use the form below and we hope to respond within one business day.

Peachtree Family Psychiatry Clinic

1720 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, Suite 320

-Phone: (404) 249-8496 ------Fax: (404) 249-8499


Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tues: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Calls to the front desk only)

Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thurs: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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Forms and Patient Materials

We ask that all new patients fill out these forms to the best of their ability to ensure proper care is given.

confidentiality statement (pdf)




Initial Information (pdf)




Consent to Treat child (pdf)


Consent to Treat adult (pdf)


Meet the Doctors

Yassar Kanawati, M.D.

Child/Adolescent/Adult/Addiction Psychiatrist

Dr. Yassar Kanawati is Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Neurology and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and has completed fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Kanawati was the Medical Director and Senior Manager at The Devereux Georgia Treatment Center from 2000 to 2007. She had been the Medical Director and Supervisor at the Family Intervention Specialists in Hiram, Georgia from 2007 until July 2014 and had also a private practice at the Atlanta Area Family Psychiatry Clinic since 2002 as an independent contractor. She continues to be an Adjunct Clinical Professor and Clinical Adviser, Department of Psychiatry- Morehouse School of Medicine since 2001.She is a member of the Medical Association, The American Psychiatric Association, The Georgia Physicians Associations, and recently was a speaker at the GPPA winter meeting.

Dr. Kanawati graduated from the University of Damascus Medical School in 1988. She has received a Diploma in General Psychiatry from the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris France 1989-1990. After relocating to the United States she completed Residency in Psychiatry and Fellowship in Child Psychiatry at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan 1993-1998.

Dr. Yassar Kanawati is currently a permanent staff member at Piedmont Hospital and a consultant at the Liver Transplant unit at Piedmont Hospital

Dr. Kanawati specializes in treating ADHD (Attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder), Depression, Bipolar disorders, and PTSD (post-traumatic-stress-disorder).

Acceptable Payment

Major Insurance Companies:


Blue Cross Blue Shield


United Healthcare




Credit/Debit Cards




American Express