Kristen W. Green, PhD, ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist

Owner & Director

Dr. Kristen Green is a Board Certified Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist specializing in the provision of psychological services for children, adolescents university-age students. Dr. Green specializes in therapy and psychological testing with children and adolescents with a 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 15 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 Faculty in the Psychiatry Residency at Northeast Georgia Medical Center and is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, GA.

Dr. Green accepts Georgia Medicaid, Amerigroup, and Cigna.  Dr. Green sees clients in the Gainesville office.

Georgia License #003114 (http://verify.sos.ga.gov/Verification/)

American Board of Professional Psychology Diploma #8106 (www.abpp.org)

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Our Team

Meet the other members of our counseling staff:

Amber Price, LPC

Counselor

Ms. Amber Price works with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing anxiety, stress, OCD, depression, difficulty adjusting to life transitions, and more. She works with children who have trouble appropriately expressing big feelings and with teenage girls/young adult women experiencing stress, self-doubt, and school/work-related anxiety. Amber obtained her master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA. Additionally, she works under the supervision of Dr. Lucinda Grapenthin towards her certification in Play Therapy. She has been with CCPS since May 2017. Ms. Price sees children and adolescents in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Price does not currently accept insurance.

Ivie Hall, LAPC

Counselor

Ms. Hall holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her practicum and internship experiences at The Brenau Center for Counseling Psychological Services (BCCPS), a community mental health clinic which offers individual, family, and couples therapy and Myrtle Terraces a local living community for active older adults. Ms. Hall is currently working towards LPC licensure under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2018. Ms. Hall sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Hall does not currently accept insurance.

Macayla Coleman, MS

Counselor & Psychometrician

Ms. Coleman holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her practicum and internship experiences at The Brenau Center for Counseling Psychological Services (BCCPS), a community mental health clinic which offers individual, family, and couples therapy and SAFFT. Ms. Coleman specializes in working with LGBTQ+ clients. Ms. Coleman is currently working towards LPC licensure under the supervision of Heather Herrington, LPC, CPCS. She has been with CCPS May 2019. Ms. Coleman sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Coleman does not currently accept insurance.

Megan Gibson, MS

Counselor & Psychoemtrician

Ms. Gibson holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology with a Specialization in Psychological Assessment from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her practicum and internship experiences at The Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (BCCPS), a community mental health clinic which offers individual, family, and couples therapy and at the Gainesville City Schools. She has completed training in ADOS2 administration. Ms. Gibson is currently working towards LPC licensure under the supervision of Heather Herrington, LPC, CPCS. She conducts psychological testing under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2020. Ms. Gibson sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Gibson does not currently accept insurance.

Caitlin McCallar, MS

Counselor & Psychometrician

Ms. McCallar holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her practicum and internship experiences at The Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (BCCPS), a community mental health clinic which offers individual, family, and couples therapy and at Supporting Adoption & Foster Families Together (SAFFT). She has completed training in ADOS2 administration. Ms. McCallar is currently working towards LPC licensure under the supervision of Heather Herrington, LPC, CPCS. She conducts psychological testing under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2020. Ms. McCallar sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville and Flowery Branch offices and online.

Ms. McCallar does not currently accept insurance.

Kaleigh Knight, MS

Counselor & Psychometrician

Ms. Knight holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her practicum and internship experiences at The Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (BCCPS), a community mental health clinic which offers individual, family, and couples therapy. She has completed training in ADOS2 administration. Ms. Knight is currently working towards LPC licensure under the supervision of Heather Herrington, LPC, CPCS. She conducts psychological testing under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2020. Ms. Knight sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville  and Flowery Branch offices and online.

Ms. Knight does not currently accept insurance.

Benjamin Jarvis, MS

Counselor & Psychoemtrician

Mr. Jarvis holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. He completed his practicum and internship experiences and his assessment lab experience at The Brenau Center for Counseling Psychological Services (BCCPS) under Dr. Green's supervision. He also completed practicum and internship experiences in the Hall County Schools under the supervision of Dr. Philip Elrod. Mr. Jarvis is currently working towards LPC licensure under the supervision of Heather Herrington, LPC, CPCS. He conducts psychological testing under the supervision of Dr. Green. Mr. Jarvis has been with CCPS since June 2022. Mr. Jarvis sees adolescents, adults, and couples in the Flowery Branch office and online.

Mr. Jarvis does not currently accept insurance.

Jorge Lopez, MS

Counselor & Psychometrician

Mr. Lopez holds a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. He completed his practicum and internship experiences with the Children's Center for Hope and Healing and at the Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (BCCPS), a community mental health clinic offering individual, family, and couples therapy. Mr. Lopez is currently working towards LPC licensure under the supervision of Heather Herrington, LPC, CPCS. He has been with CCPS since March 2022. He conducts psychological testing under the supervision of Dr. Green. Mr. Lopez sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville and Flowery Branch offices and online.

Mr. Lopez is fluent in Spanish and English.

Mr. Lopez does not currently accept insurance.

Paige Mandas, M..Ed.

Doctoral Student Counselor

Ms. Mandas is currently a third year doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at The University of Georgia. She is completing a practicum experience with CCPS. Ms. Mandas holds a Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Georgia. Ms. Mandas has previous experience as a Behavioral Health Intern at Mercy Health Center in Athens, GA and as a Counseling Intern at the Center for Counseling and Personal Evaluation at The University of Georgia. Ms. Mandas will be working with CCPS from August 2022 until May 2023. She is working under the supervision of Dr. Green. Ms. Mandas sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville and Flowery Branch offices.

Ms. Mandas does not currently accept insurance.

Amaya Garcia, BS

Student Counselor

Ms. Garcia is currently a second year student seeking a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She is completing her practicum and internship experiences with CCPS. Ms. Garcia is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since January 2022. Ms. Garcia​ sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Garcia is fluent in Spanish and English.

Ms. Garcia does not currently accept insurance.

Nelli Martirosyan, MBA

Student Counselor

Ms. Martirosyan is currently a second year student seeking a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her internship experience with CCPS, and she completed her practicum and internship experiences at The Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (BCCPS), a community mental health clinic which offers individual, family, and couples therapy. She is currently completing a specialization in psychological assessment under Dr. Green's supervision. Ms. Martirosyan is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since March 2022. Ms. Martirosyan​ sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Martirosyan does not accept insurance.

Keri Ray, BS

Student Counselor

Ms. Ray is currently a second year student seeking a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She is completing her practicum and internship experiences with CCPS. Ms. Ray is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2022. Ms. Ray sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Ray does not currently accept insurance.

Christy Tran, BS

Student Counselor

Ms. Tran is currently a second year student seeking a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She is completing her practicum and internship experiences with CCPS. Ms. Tran is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2022. Ms. Tran​ sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville and Flowery Branch offices and online.

Ms. Tran does not currently accept insurance.

Mahnum Iqbal, BS

Student Counselor

Ms. Iqbal is currently a second year student seeking a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She is completing her practicum and internship experiences with CCPS. Ms. Iqbal is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2022. Ms. Iqbal sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. Iqbal does not currently accept insurance.

London Cochran, BS

Student Counselor

Ms. Cochran is currently a second year student seeking a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She is completing her practicum and internship experiences with CCPS. Ms. Cochran is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2022. Ms. Cochran has a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Therapy. Ms. Cochran sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville and Flowery Branch offices and online.

Ms. Cochran does not currently accept insurance. 

Abigail McKinney, BS

Student Counselor

Ms. McKinney is currently a second year student seeking a master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She is completing her practicum and internship experiences with CCPS. Ms. McKinney is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Green. She has been with CCPS since May 2022. Ms. McKinney sees children, adolescents, adults, and couples in the Gainesville office and online.

Ms. McKinney does not currently accept insurance.

Amanda Oler, MS

Psychometrician

Ms. Oler holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology with a Specialization in Psychological Assessment, from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her specialization practicum experiences at The Brenau Center for Counseling Psychological Services (BCCPS) under Dr. Green's supervision. Ms. Oler conducts psychological testing under the supervision of Dr. Green, and she has been with CCPS since May 2019.

Erica Velker, MA

Psychometrician

Ms. Velker holds a master’s degree in  Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She completed her assessment lab experience at The Brenau Center for Counseling Psychological Services (BCCPS) under Dr. Green's supervision. Ms. Velker conducts psychological testing under the supervision of Dr. Green, and she has been with CCPS since May 2019.