Healthy Minds Psychology Associates  //  Clinicians

Dr. LaRonta Upson Rush
Director, Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Rush is founder and Clinical Director of Healthy Minds. She specializes in psycho-educational and psychological evaluation and diagnosis of learning disabilities, neurocognitive disorders, and/or emotional/behavioral disorders.  Read more

Dr. Sara Deckelbaum
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Deckelbaum is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in conducting neuropsychological, psychological, and psychoeducational evaluations with children, adolescents, and adults.  Read more

Dr. Sara Mahan
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Sara Mahan is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in psychological testing, psycho-educational testing, and developmental testing with individuals of all ages, including toddlers, children, adolescents, and young adults.

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Pamela McGhee-Gibbs, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS) with over seven years in the field. She specializing in work with individuals with relationship issues, codependency, mood and anxiety disorders, and fertility and reproductive issues in women.  Read more

Christiana Olaga-Buah, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Christiana Olaga-Buah is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), and Certified Grief Specialist (CGS). As a person centered, reality and solution focused therapist, she works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues impacting individuals and families.

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Shani Johnson, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

Shani Johnson, is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) that brings an interactive and solution-focused style to working with her clients.

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Kaitlyn Bartfay, M.S.

Kaitylyn specializing in treating children and adolescents presenting with challenges related to ADHD, grief and loss, crisis intervention, relationship issues, trauma, anxiety, behavioral disorders, and depression. She has particular expertise in improving emotion regulation and impulse control in children and adolescents diagnosed with ADHD. Read more

Susan Crist, M.S. Ed.
Executive Functioning Coach

Ms. Crist specializes in executive functioning skills coaching for students of all ages, as well as adults. With over twenty years of professional experience in an academic setting, she has worked closely with hundreds of children and their parents to achieve success in school and life.  Read more

Jessica Ontko, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker

Jessica is a dynamic and highly trained therapist providing individual, family, group, and couples therapy. She has 12 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples across a variety of settings .  Read more

Thelsea Raymonvil
Associate Professional Counselor

Thelsea received her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. Prior to that, she attended Agnes Scott College, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in creative writing.  Read More 

Lea Noring, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist/ Educational Consultant

Lea Noring is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and is fifth-year doctoral student and Ph.D. Candidate in Marriage and Family Therapy at Northcentral University. She holds a master’s degree in Family Sociology from Valdosta State University.  Read More 

Taylor LeGette Schouten, M.S.

Taylor has extensive experience in psychological, psycho-educational evaluation and neuropsychological testing  with children, adolescents, and adults in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings.  Read more

Donyale H. Davis
Autism Evaluator

Donyale provides clinical assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders and has specialty training in administering all modules of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), the gold standard of autism assessment.  She is a Certified School Psychologist, earning both Specialist and Masters’ Degrees from Winthrop University.

Christine Rose, Psy.D.
Psychological Examiner

Dr. Christine Rose has extensive training and experience in child psychology and development. Her clinical training focused on psychological assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders and individual, group, play and family therapy. Dr. Rose holds a Doctorate and Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in neuropsychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  Read More

Julia Juechter, PhD

Dr. Julia Juechter holds a MA in school counseling and a PhD in school psychology from Georgia State University. In addition to the school setting, she has also done clinical work and training in assessment and therapy at the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  Read More

Our Administrative Team

Charlene Williamson

Office Coordinator and Benefits Specialist

Ebony Tate 

Administrative and Billing Support

Gail Wards Upson

Benefits Verification Specialist

Damaris DeVaughn

Web Manager

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