variety of problems. She has specialty training in working with children and adolescents, ages 2 - 18. She has worked successfully with children with developmental delays, behavioral problems, mood disorders, ADHD, adjustment issues (divorce, death, illness, general stress), anxiety/OCD, and autism spectrum conditions. In therapy, Dr. Green tends toward a cognitive-behavioral framework and also utilizes mindfulness, play, DBT, and psychodynamic techniques.
Dr. Green specializes in the differential diagnosis of mental health disorders in children and adolescents. She believes that a proper understanding of the origins and nature of a child's difficulties are key to effective intervention. She approaches her work with assessment and therapy clients with the goal of fully understanding each client and his/her/their unique circumstances.
Dr. Green works closely with the parents/families of the children in her practice. Children and adolescents are most successful in therapy when their parents/families are committed to being involved and supporting their children in the therapeutic process.
Dr. Green is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Dr. Green opened Chattahoochee Child Psychology Services, LLC and has been in private practice in Gainesville, GA since 2008. Dr. Green has been a licensed psychologist for more than 10 years.
Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Green holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's degree in School Psychology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Green earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in child and adolescent psychology, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Green completed her internship and postdoctoral training in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at Applewood Centers, Inc., a community mental health center, in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Green is certified in HeartMath(R) Interventions. Dr. Green is also an Associate Professor of Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, GA Director of the Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services.
Dr. Green accepts Georgia Medicaid and Amerigroup.
American Board of Professional Psychology Diploma #8106 (www.abpp.org)