Clinicians

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

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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, CPCS
Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS) with over 11 years in the field. She enjoys working with clients experiencing stress in relationships due to codependency, emotional abuse and family of origin issues.  .Read more

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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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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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Kaitlyn Bartfay, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Kaitlyn takes an integrative approach to therapy that also incorporates proven best practice methods to meet individual needs. She utilizes a person-centered approach as well as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, strength based, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. Read more

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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

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Jessica Ontko, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
Associate Professional Counselor

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

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

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

Dr. Karis McClammy 
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. McClammy is a Licensed Psychologist who earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology, her M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Alabama A&M University, and B.S. in Biology from Albany State University.

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Taylor LeGette Schouten, M.S.
Psychometrist

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

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

Donyale H. Davis, S.S.P
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.

Julia Juechter, PhD
Psychomterist

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

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