I am a licensed psychologist in the state of Georgia, co-founder and partner of A.T.L. Psychotherapy and Consulting Services, LLC. My experience includes offering a broad spectrum of psychological services to individuals, families, groups, and organizations. I have a Master of Science and Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Clinical Psychology from Howard University in Washington, D.C. This is complimented with training at Spelman College and the University of Georgia in addition to a predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine. During my educational pursuits, I was a recipient of various honors and awards including a prior fellowship with the American Psychological Association.
My training and work experience over the past twenty years has been completed in diverse clinical and research settings including the Centers for Disease Control, District of Columbia Commission on Mental Health in Washington, D.C., Emory University School of Medicine at Grady Health System in Atlanta, Georgia, and Clifton T. Perkins Hospital in Jessup, Maryland. My current involvements include providing contract services for a correctional detention center and private mental health settings, which provide services to various community mental health and government agencies, encompassing the Department of Human Resources, Department of Juvenile Justice, and United States Marshals Service. My private practice offers individual, consultation, family and group mental health services. My specialty and interests include, but are not limited to, Anger Management, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Chronic Illnesses, Community and Domestic Violence, Family Therapy, Effective Parenting Training, Psychological Assessment, Stress Management, and Suicide.
My goal is to facilitate healthy lifestyles by offering support and utilizing humor, while motivating and empowering individuals in areas of personal, community, and professional growth.