We are devoted to helping people develop a greater feeling of contentment and satisfaction in their lives. We believe that establishing a strong relationship with our clients is essential. It enables us to provide the tailored, expert guidance your family deserves.
Lisa Cheyette, PH.D.
Dr. Lisa Cheyette has practiced as a licensed psychologist in the Atlanta area since 1995, working with children, teens and adults. She serves families, locally, nationally, and internationally as an Therapeutic and Educational Consultant.
A recognized specialist in autism spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, depression and other complex psychological issues, Dr. Cheyette uses her skills in diagnosis, assessment and treatment in her consulting work. Combining individual attention with first hand knowledge of programs and schools, she strives to become the family’s advocate before, during, and after placement.
Dr. Cheyette personally visits schools and programs around the country throughout the year. She talks with the students, tours the campus, and meets directly with the clinicians and administrators to learn who they work best with, and how they work with them.
Dr. Cheyette received her Bachelor of Arts with Highest Honors from McGill University in Montreal, a Masters in Counseling/Criminal Justice from Northeastern University in Boston, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from CSPP-San Diego. She also completed an advanced training program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy with the Atlanta Psychoanalytic Society and the Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute. She serves on the faculty of the Emory School of Medicine as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and does Executive Coaching with the Emory Goizueta Business School.
Dr. Cheyette is a member of the Georgia Psychological Association as well as the American Psychological Association. She has been a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) since 2013, a Professional Member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) since 2013 and a Professional Member of The Therapeutic Consulting Association (TCA) since 2015.
Dr. Cheyette spends her downtime recharging by spinning, hiking, working out, reading and spending time at home with her family
Jennifer Bailey, Psy.D.
A licensed psychologist, Dr. Jennifer Bailey evaluates and treats children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Her specialty areas include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), trauma and attachment disorders. Early –onset Bipolar Disorder and Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder are areas in which Dr. Bailey specializes. She wrote her dissertation in this area, and has multiple years of training and experience working with these clients. She provides individual, family, and group therapy. In addition to traditional therapies, Dr. Bailey provides parent coaching, school consultations, and in-home service. Her therapeutic methods utilize scientifically supported therapy techniques that are specifically tailored to meet individual client and family needs. Furthermore, Dr. Bailey offers animal-assisted therapy (AAT) with her pug, Dublin.
Dr. Bailey also provides specialized educational consulting services to local families in the Greater Atlanta area. Dr. Bailey personally visits schools throughout Atlanta and its suburbs. She talks with the students, tours the campus, and meets directly with the teachers and administrators. This provides her with a strong knowledge of what type of students each school works best with, and how they accommodate students in their learning process. Through her work as a psychologist in the Atlanta area and her exposure to educational placements, she has been able to gain first-hand experience with the strengths of these schools, as well as any areas where schools may need enrichment.
Dr. Bailey received her Bachelor of Arts with High Honors from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters and Doctorate of Psychology degree (Psy.D.), with a focus in child and family psychology, from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. Her experience is vast. She has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings including private practice, residential, pediatric, outpatient, and psychosocial rehabilitation. She received supervised clinical training at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Inner Harbour Outpatient Services, Pathways Transition Program, Devereux Georgia Treatment Network Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, and Hermitage Community Counseling Center.
Dr. Bailey enjoys spending her downtime playing with her two pugs, reading, baking for her friends and family, and traveling
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Christina Neri is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia and in the state of Illinois. After graduating magna cum laude from Elmhurst College with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology she went on to pursue her passion in the field of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Christina received her Masters in Social Work with a specialization in Mental Health and a focus on the diagnosis and treatment of individuals. She has had the great honor and privilege of serving as a clinician in a variety of settings including both private and public schools, hospitals, nursing facilities, private practice, and community mental health organizations. Her extensive experience has been in serving clients that range in age from adolescence to older adults with extensive training and experience in treating individuals with neurobehavioral challenges and educational needs.
She currently provides individual, couples, parent, and family counseling. The clinical diagnoses and challenges Christina helps clients through include, but are not limited to, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, life transitions, parent support, relationships, marital counseling, faith based/spirituality, family dynamics, personal growth, neurological issues, postpartum, and academic challenges.
By believing in the immense power within each individual Christina provides a safe and empowering space for clients that is grounded in both the person-centered approach and strengths-based philosophy. Each technique she utilizes is customized to her clients’ needs, but her therapeutic approach often incorporates a combination of Cognitive-Behavioral, Holistic, Humanistic, Psychodynamic, and Family Systems therapies.
Alignment and trust within the therapeutic relationship is the most critical factor for client success and this evidence-based framework is what guides Christina’s work. When Christina is not serving her clients she can be found enjoying time with her husband and children, hiking, decorating, and baking.
6065 Lake Forrest Drive
Atlanta, GA 30328