All Staff and Trainees 2018-2019

Georgiana Alexis Karen Griffith Derek Moore
Georgiana Alexis
Secretary
Joined Emory: 2000
georgiana.m.alexis@emory.edu

Karen Griffith
Office Manager
Joined Emory: 2006
kdgriff@emory.edu

Derek Moore
Administrative Assistant
Joined Emory: 2018
derek.moore@emory.edu

Ellis Bernstein

Ellis Bernstein, M.A. (Auburn University)

Doctoral Intern

ellis.bernstein@emory.edu

Clinical Interests: Ellis enjoys working with individuals, groups, families, and couples. He is interested in a wide range of clinical presentations, including identity development, self-esteem, self-image, relational issues, adjustment, trauma, depression, and anxiety. His theoretical orientation is integrative, with primary roots in Person-Centered and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) modalities. He also regularly utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Emotion-Focused interventions in his work.

Jason Edwards

Jason Edwards, M.A. (University of Missouri)

Doctoral Intern

jason.legronde.edwards@emory.edu

Clinical Interests: Jason enjoys working with college students in both individual and group therapy. His clinical interests include anxiety, depression, identity development, and multicultural issues. He generally works from a cognitive behavioral perspective and draws on emotion focused and mindfulness techniques as needed.

Rachael Goins

Rachael Goins, MSW (The University of Chicago)

Post-MSW Fellow

rachael.karen.goins@emory.edu

Clinical Interests: Rachael’s clinical interests include identity formation, mixed/multicultural identities, LGBTQ+ communities, relationship issues, trauma and survivorship, loneliness/grief and family of origin difficulties. She draws on relational, psychodynamic, 3rd wave behaviorism, attachment, and bio-psycho-social theories in her approach.

Amelia Hoyle

Amelia Hoyle, M.Ed. (University of Georgia)

Doctoral Intern

amelia.lynn.hoyle@emory.edu

Clinical Interests: Amelia’s clinical interests include relationship concerns, generalized anxiety, depression, disordered eating, substance use concerns, trauma and recovery, as well as identity development. In her work with clients, she finds the therapeutic relationship to be the most important tool for change and works to build a safe and collaborative environment. She believes that clients are the experts of their own experiences and hopes to empower them to capitalize on their own strengths through a multicultural feminist approach.

Angela Bethea Walsh, Ph.D.

Debra Dantzler, LPC, Ph.D.

Erika Stricklin-Parker, Ph.D.

Lauren Alloy, LCSW

Lianne Stevenson, LCSW

Megan Tarshis, LCSW

Michael Rothman, Ph.D.

Samera Sheikh, M.A., LPC