Our Staff

Staff

Hope Counseling also has Staff and Faculty who are licensed professionals that are available by appointment. Fees for service vary, and appointments can be made by contacting counselors directly at the numbers listed below.

Interns

Hope Counseling Centers are staffed by interns from Richmont Graduate University. Richmont students are highly trained and prepared to address whatever issues you may be facing. Interns are also supervised by licensed professionals. The rate for interns is $50 per session.

To schedule an appointment with an intern call (404) 835-6110

Counselors

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Amanda Blackburn, PsyD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor (GA, TN). Licensed Psychologist (TN).

Member: ACA, LPCAGA, APA, CAPS.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Dr. Blackburn works with adults in both individual and couples counseling. She offers sessions in person and via telehealth.

She treats marriage transitions and issues, sexual addiction and sexual struggles, infertility, and adoption, grief and loss, spiritual issues, depression and anxiety.

Email:ablackburn@richmont.edu

Phone:404.835.6114

Stanley Hoover, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Dr. Hoover provides individual therapy to adults and older adolescents both in-person and online. He specializes in relationship and personality concerns as well as the treatment of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress.

Email:shoover@richmont.edu

Phone:404-835-6122

Mary Plisco, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Child, adolescent, and adult therapy: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure with response prevention (E/RP), and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Phone:404-835-6135

Clinical Supervisors

Simone Cox
Lauren Dack
Deanna Davis
Shay Dowley
Debbie Emerson
Jamie Filler
Sue Foster
Terry Freeman
Vickie George
Linda Merrion
Socrotiff Michael
Keith Myers
Doug Rosenau
Troy Snyder
Tiffany Tufford
Amanda Blackburn
Mary Plisco
DeVon Mills
Vanessa Snyder
Chris Wheelus
Courtney Putnam
Steve Bradshaw
Bill Buchanan
Courtney Putnam

Coordinators

Rebecca Freeman
Tonetta Collins
Shana Campbell
Jonathan MacFarlane
Jeff Bennett
Mary Palm
Darrin Payne
Kaitlin Byrne