Hello. I've been in private practice and consulting as a
licensed psychologist in the Atlanta area for over 23 years. I feel called to
provide the services I do, and I'm thankful for my abundant practice which
has allowed me to meet and help so many people grow and pursue their
callings. I have had the privilege of working with thousands of individuals, couples, families, and
groups in various capacities over those years, primarily through providing
psychotherapy and psychological evaluations services.
Volunteering in community and professional organizations has
also given me many opportunities to learn about more people's concerns, to
grow as a person and professional, and to put my values into practice. I'm
honors acknowledging my efforts in several areas. I was elected a Fellow of the Georgia Psychological Association
(GPA) for leadership in social justice issues and received the Outstanding
Achievement Award for Contributions to the Psychological Well-Being of the
LGBT Community from GPA's Council on Gender and Sexual Diversity.
completed my training and internships in clinical psychology programs approved by the
American Psychological Association. I've authored many professional papers,
including articles, book reviews, and chapters in books. Also, I have been an expert witness in numerous state and federal
court cases. My forensic specialty has been in criminal cases.
1989 I have addressed professional and public audiences and
conducted a variety of workshops at local, state, regional, and national
levels. Workshop topics include anger management, conflict
resolution, stress management, assertiveness training, communication skills,
relaxation training, healthy lifestyles, parenting, ethics, gender identity,
and sexual orientation. Audience evaluations indicate that they enjoy and value
my sense of humor, years of
experience, adaptability, insightfulness, and communication skills.
my efforts to help
others live healthy, balanced lives, I make sure to play during
leisure time. In addition to an ongoing love of travel and skiing, I occasionally
try even greater adventures at times, such as skydiving, hang-gliding, white-water
rafting, and kayaking. In my spare time, I also enjoy ballroom and country-western
you to browse my website and hope it will be helpful. If you have any
questions, please call my office at 404-292-3400. I am most often available
during morning hours because I meet with clients in the afternoons. However, I
will respond to your call as soon as I can, including during my afternoon
break or before finishing work at the end of the day. I return calls
personally to provide direct and accessible service.
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