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 or email to make an appointment:  770-575-9393 | schedule@richmonttrauma.com

Clinical Supervisors

Director

DeVon Mills, Ph.D.

Director of Richmont Trauma Center, Licensed Professional Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, Assistant Dean of the School of Counseling, Assistant Professor of Counseling Licensed Professional Counselor

Specializations
Certified Sex Addictions Therapist-Candidate (CSAT-C), Sexual Identity Issues, LGBTQ+, Anxiety Disorders, Addictions, and Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Member: ACA, ACES, SACES, AHC, IAMFC, ASERVIC, AMSA

Dr. DeVon Mills is the Director of Richmont Trauma Center and is the Assistant Dean of the School of Counseling as well as an Assistant Professor at Richmont Graduate University. He is a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor. He is also an Approved Clinical Supervisor and Certified Sex Addictions Therapist-Candidate. Clinically, he specializes in treatment of sex addictions, sexual identity issues, LGBTQ+, complex PTSD, and addictions.

Education: Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervision, Mercer University; M.A. Marriage & Family Therapy with certificates in Christian Sex Therapy and Trauma Counseling, Richmont Graduate University; B.A. Theology, Jackson College of Ministries.

Trauma Center Clinicians

Deanna Davis, MA, LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor

Specializations
Individual and couples – trauma recovery, PTSD, complex/developmental trauma, grief and loss, quarter life and mid-life issues, difficult life transitions, relational stress and injury, growing in relational health, co-dependence, broken hearts, identity issues, missionary/cross-cultural/ministry stress, spiritual crisis, military families, pre-marital counseling.

Deanna’s experience as a marriage and family therapist and a trauma specialist has given her great compassion for those in pain because of complex relationships or the difficult things that have happened in life. Clients describe her as having a mature and soothing presence, along with an ability to quickly bring clarity and direction to complicated or intense situations. She holds a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, along with certificates in Trauma Counseling, and Spirituality & Counseling from Richmont Graduate University. She continues to seek ongoing training in Internal Family Systems, Somatic Experiencing, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Gottman, and EMDR. She has extensive experience leading groups, and is a skilled trauma and mental health educator.

Deanna is also a sought-after seminar and retreat leader, specializing in the integration of the inner and outer life, the intersections of spiritual, emotional, and relational health, and contemplative practices that lead to inner healing and spiritual growth. In addition to living overseas for several years working with university students, she regularly travels internationally to teach on these themes and mentor young leaders. She enjoys encouraging those in the helping professions, particularly those recovering from the unique challenges of cross-cultural and ministry related work.

Phone:(770) 575-9393 ext 6229

Email:ddavis@richmonttrauma.com

Sue Foster, MS, 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

Email:sfoster@richmonttrauma.com

Ashley Mossy, MA, LPC, AMFT

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 three kids. If you don’t find her at the office, she is probably at the beach or up to her elbows in garden dirt.

Phone:(404) 220-7883

Email:amossy@richmonttrauma.com

Emma Donaldson, MA, LPC, CSAT-C

Licensed Professional Counselor, CSAT-Candidate

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 a 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:(828) 649-7043

Email:edonaldson@richmonttrauma.com

Jeremiah Hinson, MA, APC

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Specializations
Adolescents; life transitions; addictions; identity and self-esteem issues; anxiety; and depression.

Jeremiah has enjoyed working with individuals, couples, and families both in residential and private practice setting. He is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor with an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy. Jeremiah understands that life can get pretty rough and at times, increasingly difficult to manage. He considers it an honor and a privilege to be invited into those vulnerable moments. No one should have to do it alone and Jeremiah strives to help clients feel understood, supported, and deeply cared for. Come give therapy a try, it just might help you through the struggle you are experiencing.

Phone:(770) 575-9393 Ext 6218

Email:jeremiah.hinson@richmonttrauma.com

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.

Phone:(770) 575-9393 Ext 6201

Email:bethany.ausmus@richmonttrauma.com

Play Therapy Clinicians

Trauma Center Interns

Hannah Clark, Intern

Hannah Clark is a student at Richmont Graduate University working on her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling as well as a Trauma Certificate. She is currently working as an intern here at the Richmont Trauma Center. She hopes to finish her degree in May of 2021 and is working under the supervision of Dr. Vanessa Snyder. Hannah is currently seeing clients at the Trauma Center as well as one of our partner sites, City of Refuge.

Sarah Turner, Intern

Sarah Turner is a student at Richmont Graduate University working on her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Trauma Certificate. She is currently working as an intern here at the Richmont Trauma Center. She hopes to finish her degree in May of 2021 and is working under the supervision of Dr. Vanessa Snyder. Sarah is currently seeing clients at the Trauma Center as well as one of our partner sites, City of Refuge.

Katelyn Martin, Intern

Katelyn Martin is a student at Richmont Graduate University working on her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is currently working as an intern here at the Richmont Trauma Center. She hopes to finish her degree in May of 2021 and is working under the supervision of Dr. Vanessa Snyder. Katelyn is currently seeing clients at the Trauma Center as well as one of our partner sites, City of Refuge.

Trauma Informed Hope Coordinators

City of Refuge

Meshai Dixon-Olivares, APC, AMFT

Walton Communities

Amanda Fairbanks, MA