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.

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

Trauma Center Clinicians

Angelique Soulakos, MA

Specializations 

Complex trauma, anxiety, intrusive negative thoughts and self-talk, healthy relationships, stress, self-esteem, body image, and adjusting to change 

Beginning therapy can feel overwhelming, and Angelique would be honored to take those first steps with you or your child and hold space for whatever challenges you are facing. Angelique creates a warm, safe, and sometimes even fun environment for those looking for support and growth. Angelique’s clinical experience includes working with clients of all ages, but she primarily works with ages 5 to early 30’s, all from different cultural backgrounds, both in group and individual sessions. She utilizes a variety of treatment modalities, including expressive arts and play, person-centered, trauma-focused, psychodynamic, mindfulness, CBT, DBT, EMDR, attachment-based, and IFS therapies. She truly believes in holistic wellness and adjusts to the needs of the individual. 

Angelique graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Psychology. She continued her education at Richmont Graduate University and received a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Trauma Counseling. She is also trained in EMDR and certified in Trauma-Focused CBT. 

Matt Capogreca, MA



Specializations
pre-marital, couples, anxiety, depression, attachment, relationship issues, sexual identity

Matt works with individuals and couples in all of life’s stages. He earned his M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Richmont Graduate University in Chattanooga, Tennessee with a certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy. His clinical experience includes an internship in a university setting, as well as in-patient mental health-related hospitalization. It has been said by clients that Matt has a calming presence and is easy to sit with. His passions include working with individuals who are experiencing distress from anxiety, grief, and navigating their sexuality. He also enjoys helping couples explore and resolve discord within the family system while helping to foster resolutions.

Matt is currently engaged and has two dogs. When he is not seeing clients, you can find him growing his creativity through woodworking, reading, or playing games.

Cynthia Harris, APC

Associate Professional Counselor Specializations



Low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, ADHD, academic underachievement, oppositional defiant disorder, sleep disturbance, relationship problems, communication, and spiritual conflicts



Cynthia is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor having earned a Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Richmont Graduate University. Her clinical experience includes working in private practice and community counseling organizations. Cynthia enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults and helping them achieve positive and lasting changes in their lives. She primarily sees clients between the ages of 11 and 70.



Therapy is most valuable when one feels seen, heard, and understood. Cynthia knows the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for clients. She views the counseling process as a collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client while on their journey to growth, healing, and meaningful change. Clients have described Cynthia as having a warm presence, patient disposition, and supportive approach.



The hardest step in therapy is the first one: taking the risk of letting someone genuinely get to know you. Cynthia wants to take that step with you and help you better accept and understand yourself. She would love to walk your journey with you!



Professional Associations: ACA

Email:cynthia.harris@richmonttrauma.com

Phone:(678) 378-8889

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

Ashley Johnson, APC

Associate Professional Counselor

Specializations

Depression, Self-Esteem, Trauma, Anxiety, and Life Transitions

Ashley is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor with an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
For the past 7 years, Ashley has worked with adults, young adults, and seniors in clinical outpatient, inpatient settings as well as adolescence in foster care residential settings. She provides individual therapy to young adults, adults and adolescents with depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, life transitions, and relationship struggles.

Ashley’s approach is first acknowledging where you are in your healing journey, while understanding the impact of trauma and how relational dynamics influence our emotional experiences. She provides a safe space for clients to identify their patterns of navigating life while still feeling heard, understood, and supported along the way. With collaborative effort, clients will discover the next steps towards healing and growth. Ashley understands the pressure to appear like we have it all together when deep inside we can be fighting a battle within. She will commend you for acknowledging your pain and seeking out ways to help yourself. The journey you are on, no longer has to be walked alone.

 

Email:ajohnson@richmonttrauma.com

Phone:(678) 842-8075

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

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

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

Play Therapy Clinicians

Angelique Soulakos, MA

Specializations 

Complex trauma, anxiety, intrusive negative thoughts and self-talk, healthy relationships, stress, self-esteem, body image, and adjusting to change 

Beginning therapy can feel overwhelming, and Angelique would be honored to take those first steps with you or your child and hold space for whatever challenges you are facing. Angelique creates a warm, safe, and sometimes even fun environment for those looking for support and growth. Angelique’s clinical experience includes working with clients of all ages, but she primarily works with ages 5 to early 30’s, all from different cultural backgrounds, both in group and individual sessions. She utilizes a variety of treatment modalities, including expressive arts and play, person-centered, trauma-focused, psychodynamic, mindfulness, CBT, DBT, EMDR, attachment-based, and IFS therapies. She truly believes in holistic wellness and adjusts to the needs of the individual. 

Angelique graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Psychology. She continued her education at Richmont Graduate University and received a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Trauma Counseling. She is also trained in EMDR and certified in Trauma-Focused CBT. 

Cynthia Harris, APC

Associate Professional Counselor Specializations



Low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, ADHD, academic underachievement, oppositional defiant disorder, sleep disturbance, relationship problems, communication, and spiritual conflicts



Cynthia is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor having earned a Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Richmont Graduate University. Her clinical experience includes working in private practice and community counseling organizations. Cynthia enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults and helping them achieve positive and lasting changes in their lives. She primarily sees clients between the ages of 11 and 70.



Therapy is most valuable when one feels seen, heard, and understood. Cynthia knows the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for clients. She views the counseling process as a collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client while on their journey to growth, healing, and meaningful change. Clients have described Cynthia as having a warm presence, patient disposition, and supportive approach.



The hardest step in therapy is the first one: taking the risk of letting someone genuinely get to know you. Cynthia wants to take that step with you and help you better accept and understand yourself. She would love to walk your journey with you!



Professional Associations: ACA

Email:cynthia.harris@richmonttrauma.com

Phone:(678) 378-8889

Eric Daniel, Intern

Eric Daniel is a student at Richmont Graduate University working on his Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Certificates in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Child and Adolescent Counseling. He is currently working as an intern here at the Richmont Trauma Center. He hopes to finish his degree in May of 2022 and is working under the supervision of Dr. DeVon Mills and Deanna Davis, LPC. Eric is currently seeing clients at the Trauma Center on Thursdays and is serving at two of our partner sites, City of Refuge and Crossroads, where the majority of the clientele are children, which is a population he has a passion to serve. Though Eric has a passion to work with children, he is eager to walk alongside anyone in the trenches and give them a safe space to process through the things that may be too heavy to hold alone.

Trauma Center Interns

Rachel Garcia, Intern

Rachel Garcia is a student at Richmont Graduate University pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Trauma Therapy. She is growing as a clinician under the supervision of Dr. DeVon Mills and Deanna Davis, LPC, and is set to graduate in May 2022. She is currently working as an intern here at the Richmont Trauma Center on Wednesdays, as well as two of our partner sites, BeLoved and City of Refuge.   Rachel is passionate about cultivating a safe and warm space for individuals to show up just as they are and is honored to be able to help you carry the things that are too heavy to carry alone. She is eager to grow alongside you, as you pursue wholeness and healing together, from the roots up. She believes everyone’s story matters, and no matter how deep in the pit you may be, healing is on its way. 

Shannon Dohn, Intern

Shannon Dohn is a student at Richmont Graduate University working on her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She hopes to finish her degree in May of 2022. Shannon has previous experience working within adoption, foster care, and international organizations. She is now working as an intern here at the Richmont Trauma Center under the supervision of Dr. DeVon Mills and Deanna Davis, LPC. Shannon meets with clients at the Trauma Center on Tuesdays and serves at our partner sites, City of Refuge and Eagle Overlook. No matter what your story holds, Shannon is here to navigate all chapters of life.   

Eric Daniel, Intern

Eric Daniel is a student at Richmont Graduate University working on his Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Certificates in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Child and Adolescent Counseling. He is currently working as an intern here at the Richmont Trauma Center. He hopes to finish his degree in May of 2022 and is working under the supervision of Dr. DeVon Mills and Deanna Davis, LPC. Eric is currently seeing clients at the Trauma Center on Thursdays and is serving at two of our partner sites, City of Refuge and Crossroads, where the majority of the clientele are children, which is a population he has a passion to serve. Though Eric has a passion to work with children, he is eager to walk alongside anyone in the trenches and give them a safe space to process through the things that may be too heavy to hold alone.

Brooke Richards, Intern

Whatever challenges, grief, or suffering you’re facing, you’re invited to come as you are. Brooke Richards is passionate about walking alongside of you in your journey as you navigate your pain and pursue healing in the counseling setting. She is a student at Richmont Graduate University completing her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She’s also pursuing a Certificate in Trauma Counseling. She is currently working as an intern at the Richmont Trauma Center on Mondays, and is seeing clients at City of Refuge, one of our partner sites, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. While at the Trauma Center, Brooke is under the supervision of Dr. Devon Mills and Deanna Davis, LPC.

Trauma Informed Hope Coordinators

City of Refuge

Meshai Dixon-Olivares, APC, AMFT

Walton Communities

Amanda Fairbanks, MA