Atlanta Area Psychological Associates Staff

Originally a psychologist-only practice, Atlanta Area Psychological
Associates has carefully selected ethical, competent therapists with
different backgrounds and types of training.

Our staff has been selected for their wide range of interests and
expertise. We are actually a group, working together, setting policies
together and finding you effective solutions together.

We are all dedicated to our work, as well as to our ongoing professional
development. Atlanta Area Psychological Associates has been oriented
towards training and development of our practitioners from the very

Please take a look at our individual pages. We have a variety of
specialties and backgrounds. It may help you choose one of us to work with

Many so-called “group practices” are simply practitioners who share the
office rent, but have essentially no other connection. We can offer you a
comprehensive range of services, including the benefit of skill sets your
therapist may not have - because we are a team, not independents in
competition with each other.

We are contracted with most of the major insurance companies and their
sub-contractors, the “managed mental health care” companies. We
also accept Medicaid for children and adults. Most of us accept all 3
of the Medicaid Managed Care Plans: Wellcare, Peach State, and

Since every insurance contract differs from employer to employer, we
suggest that you call our intake coordinator - (770) 953-6401, then press
1. When you make your initial appointment, we’ll get to work finding out
exactly what your insurance will cover and what your out-of-pocket cost
will be.

Gary Dudley, Ph.D. Alan Brandis, Ph.D.
Samantha Jordan, Psy.D. Susan McCarthy, LPC
Lina Muñoz, Ph.D. Pat Skellie, Psy.D.
Christy Rahn, Psy. D. Carole Stubbs, Ph.D.
Kathy Wright, Psy.D.