Our therapists approach clinical care with integrity and compassion. Our mission is to offer our authentic and integrated selves in humble service to those who bravely ask for a present witness to their pain. Expertise and training in trauma-informed systemic care is incorporated with empirically validated approaches to treat children, teens, adults, couples and families. Throughout treatment, our team approach to care incorporates collaboration, continued expert training, supervision, and consultation in order to cultivate healing experiences and build resiliency.

Call to make an appointment:  770-575-9393

Clinical Supervisors

Director

Vanessa Snyder, Ph.D.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, AAMFT Approved Supervisor, Certified Anger Management Specialist, Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Traumatologist

SPECIALIZATIONS

Individuals, couples, and families in crisis: abuse, trauma, complex trauma, dissociative disorders, addiction, sexual dysfunction, sexual and gender identity issues, compassion fatigue education

Amanda Blackburn, Psy.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor

SPECIALIZATIONS

Individual, couples, and family therapy: disordered eating, complex trauma and abuse, addiction, sexual issues, infertility and adoption, and grief and loss.

Keith Myers, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor

SPECIALIZATIONS

Combat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, trauma, Veterans’ issues, intensively trained EMDR Therapist

Professional Association Memberships: ACA, ACES, SACES, MGCA, EDMRIA, ISTSS, LPCAGA

Trauma Center Clinicians

Deanna Davis, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Associate Professional Counselor
 
Individual, couples, family therapy: trauma recovery, complex trauma, PTSD, grief and loss, mid-life issues, difficult life transitions, relational stress, co-dependence, missionary/cross-cultural/ministry stress, spiritual crisis, military families, pre-marital counseling. Internal Family Systems, Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, Prepare/Enrich.

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6229

Sue Foster, M.S., ED.S., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Specializations
Family dynamics; anxiety; depression, grief, and loss; divorce; life transitions; spiritual issues.

Sue’s clinical experience includes working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with an M.S. and an Ed.S. in Community Counseling from Georgia State University. Sue also studied the integration of psychology and theology, earning a diploma in Christian Counseling. She believes reaching out for help is a sign of courage and strength. With gentleness and patience, Sue seeks to create a safe place for people to tell their stories. She works with her clients to help them better understand themselves and to see new ways of looking at issues. She considers it an honor to work with people through the rough patches of life.

Phone::(770) 575-9393 ext6248

Ashley Mossy, MA, LMFT, APC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

Specializations
communication, conflict resolution, sexual concerns, sexual abuse recovery, parenthood transition, maternal mental health, premarital

Ashley works with couples in all phases of life – dating, engaged, and married. She earned an M. A. In Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing out of Richmont Trauma Center for the last four years. Her clinical experience includes working in community counseling centers, drug and alcohol rehab, foster care, and adoption. Clients describe Ashley as warm, direct, and able to get to the root of unhelpful interactions quickly. Her passion is helping discouraged couples find hope and good marriages become even better. She teaches a variety of workshops on topics like healthy sexual functioning and conflict, as well as being a Certified Gottman Educator for programs like 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work and Bringing Baby Home.

Ashley is married with two kids, and growing a third. If you don’t find her at the office, she is probably at the beach or up to her elbows in garden dirt.

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6266

Crystal Battle, MA

MA, Marriage & Family Therapy, Prepare Enrich Facilitator

Specializations
Family dynamics, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and insecurities,

Crystal’s clinical experience includes working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She is a master’s level Professional Counselor with an M.A. in Family & Marriage Therapy. Crystal’s overall theoretical orientation is family systems and person centered. Her niche is working with couples and families to explore areas of growth, and empowering the youth and those who feel insignificant. It’s her goal to provide a space of encouragement and empowerment to those who feel hopeless and stuck. Crystal creates a space for her clients to feel comfortable to share and start wherever they feel at ease to. She finds it an honor to walk beside individuals, families, and couples in their most distressing time; and she takes pleasure in getting to know her clients and helping them sort out the difficult fragments of life.

Tonetta Collins, MS, MSW

Emma Donaldson, M.A.

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Specializations
Trauma, Relationship Issues, PTSD, Anxiety, and Stress.

Whatever challenges you’re facing, know that you are not alone. Emma considers it a privilege to step into the mess with you and hold hope while helping navigate through whatever the source of your pain might be. Emma has a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy and an Associate License in Professional Counseling.

Emma is trained to work with families, individuals, and couples, however she primarily sees adults between the ages of 18 and 50. Common presenting problems for her practice are trauma, loss, anxiety, history of child abuse and neglect, and relationship issues. Sometimes the bravest thing you can do is to take the next step. Emma would love to help you create change in your life or the life of your family.

Professional Association Membership: ACA

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6249

Jeremiah Hinson, MA, APC

Monique Jones, M.A.

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor  

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6297

Cristina “Tina” Morales, MA, APC

Associate Professional Counselor

Specializations
anxiety, depression, developmental and complex trauma, identity work, guilt and shame, life transitions, racial/cultural identity issues, relational distress, self-esteem issues.

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” – Marianne Williamson

Tina knows that there is probably some doubt around this statement, and that is exactly why she offers her clients the space to explore this truth. Her clinical work focuses on getting individuals and couples “unstuck” from whatever difficulties they find themselves in and helping clients rediscover the light and strength within. Tina is an Associate Professional Counselor and she received her MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University. Tina also has additional training in EMDR, Prepare & Enrich, and Level 1 of Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Sharing your story with a stranger takes courage she thanks you for even considering. You don’t have to figure this out on your own, so whenever you’re ready, Tina is ready to join you.

Madelon Morgan, M.A.

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Specializations
EMDR, trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, divorce, life transitions, betrayal trauma and sexual addiction

Madelon is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor with a M.S. in Community Counseling from Georgia State University. She also earned a diploma in Christian Counseling which helps integrate psychology with theology. In addition, she is an Associate Sex Addiction Therapist. Madelon feels it is an honor to walk alongside clients during difficult parts of their journey.

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6292

Bethany Ausmus, MA, APC

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Specializations
Anxiety, self-esteem issues, developmental and complex trauma, depression, codependency, relationship issues, spiritual issues

Bethany’s clinical experience includes working with individuals, families, and groups. She is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor with an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Bethany graduated from Richmont with certificates in Trauma Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy.

For many of us, making the decision to go to counseling is the first step towards believing we are worth getting the help we need. Even if that doesn’t feel true for you right now, she firmly believes you are worth getting the help you need. Bethany would love to walk alongside you on your journey into believing that for yourself.

Erica Welsh, M.A., AMFT, APC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Associate Professional Counselor

Specializations
Trauma, Family Dynamics, Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, Adoption, Life transitions

Erica enjoys working with individuals of all ages, couples, families, and groups. She earned an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University with a certificate in Trauma Counseling. Erica is intensively trained in EMDR and will work to find the best approach for you. She holds a deep sense of empathy and compassion for each client’s unique journey in life and will work to restore hope while navigating difficult situations. With a focus on creating a compassionate and collaborative process, she helps each person identify and use their strengths and resources to find emotional freedom and fulfilling relationships.

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6256

Renee Holdo, M.A.

Resident Play Therapist, Registered Play Therapist – in Process 

SPECIALIZATIONS

Child, adolescent, young adult & family therapy: Child-Centered Play Therapy, Child Parent Relationship Therapy, family play therapy, sandplgy therapy, parent education, ASD (mild), developmental disorders, child attachment & trauma disorders, child sexual abuse, grief & loss, sexual & gender identity issues, foster/adoptions concerns, domestic violence.


Professional Association Memberships: AAMFT, APT, STA/ISST, AACC

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6296