Tiffany Aronson, PsyD
Tiffany Aronson, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist that has extensive
experience focusing on young child development. Formerly Dr. Aronson was an Adjunct Professor in the Emory School of Medicine and a Senior Psychologist in the Clinical Diagnostic Department at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, Georgia. She specializes in diagnostic evaluations of young children. She has spent the past several years conducting developmental evaluations, psychoeducational evaluations and psychological evaluations, working on multidisciplinary teams including neurologists, developmental pediatricians and speech and language pathologists. Additionally, Dr. Aronson works with children and their families, where the primary focus is on developmental disabilities, social and emotional concerns, behavioral challenges, anxiety, and school-related difficulties.
Dr. Aronson received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, completed her pre-doctoral internship at Miami Children’s Hospital, and her postdoctoral fellowship with the Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis team at Marcus Autism Center. After fellowship, Dr. Aronson was the Director of Clinical Services at a nonprofit organization in South Florida.
Dr. Aronson lives in North Decatur and loves being a mom to her 7 year old
son and 3 year old daughter. Being a South Florida Native, when she is not
working she enjoys spending time with her family exploring Atlanta.
Sara Hoffenberg, PsyD, ABPP
Dr. Hoffenberg is a child psychologist with extensive experience and expertise in child development, developmental delays, and in disorders of childhood, including behavioral difficulties, anxiety, and learning concerns. She also has particular expertise in the assessment of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Prior to co-founding the Atlanta Children's Center, Dr. Hoffenberg spent 11 years at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) and the Marcus Autism Center. She was also an Assistant Professor in the Emory University School of Medicine. During her time there, she provided diagnostic assessments to over 2000 children, provided parent consultation, and provided behavioral therapy. Dr. Hoffenberg also directed the training program in diagnostics and trained many future psychologists as well as medical residents in the assessment of young children. Currently, Dr. Hoffenberg is a board member of the 1998 Society at CHOA and maintains her credentialing at the hospital. She also serves in the role of special needs consultant for Camp Ramah in Wisconsin.
Dr. Hoffenberg is certified through the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She received degrees from the University of Wisconsin in Psychology and Studio Art. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. Dr. Hoffenberg completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and her pre-doctoral internship at Miami Children’s Hospital.
In addition, Dr. Hoffenberg is a mom to 3 children (ages 12, 9, and 6). She lives in Buckhead and loves spending time with her family, hiking, painting and photography.
Christine Hall, PhD
Dr. Hall is a clinical psychologist who specializes in child development and disorders of early childhood. Formerly Dr. Hall was an Assistant Professor in the Emory School of Medicine and the Director of Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis at the Marcus Autism Center. Having served in this role for a decade, she has conducted over 2000 assessments of children with developmental concerns and worked on teams with specialists in neurology, genetics, developmental pediatrics, psychiatry, and speech and language pathology. Dr. Hall is an adjunct professor in the Emory Psychology Department and part of the Developmental Neurology Program at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She is on the board of the Georgia Psychological Association and recently co-authored the book Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment in Schools: https://lnkd.in/erwi6ds .
Dr. Hall received her bachelor’s degree in Child Development from Vanderbilt University and her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Emory University. Early in her career she studied maternal depression and related child outcomes, as well as cultural differences in family discipline strategies. During her time at Emory and the Marcus Autism Center, she worked on studies examining early and accurate identification of developmental disorders and use of innovative methods to lower the average age of diagnosis. She also studied sex differences in the presentation of autism spectrum disorder, demographic disparities in age of diagnosis, and differential diagnosis of early childhood problems.
Amy Kincheloe, PhD
Amy Kincheloe, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist. She specializes in the diagnostic assessment of developmental, social, emotional, and learning concerns. She also maintains a thriving therapy practice in addition to providing consultative services to families and children from infancy and toddlerhood through adolescence. Dr. Kincheloe is passionate about the importance of early identification of childhood disorders and developing individualized treatment plans tailored to each child’s and family’s needs. She works to overcome the stigma against mental health so that instead of feeling fear or embarrassment over challenges, families are empowered and equipped to navigate their children’s thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and development.
Dr. Kincheloe earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with highest academic distinction and highest honors. She went on to complete her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Emory University in 2010. Prior to joining Atlanta Children’s Center in 2019, Dr. Kincheloe was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine and a Senior Psychologist at Marcus Autism Center, where she specialized in the diagnostic assessment of toddlers, children, and adolescents suspected of having autism spectrum disorder and other developmental concerns. She also has extensive experience completing psychoeducational evaluations with children and adolescents suspected of having learning disorders, ADHD, and anxiety.
Dr. Kincheloe is actively involved in her professional community and has led numerous talks and trainings with psychologists, parents, and educators to raise awareness of psychological and developmental disorders experienced by youth. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and three children, and enjoys hiking, kayaking, and playing with their family dog, Moose, in her free time.
Dana Eisenman, LAPC
Dana Eisenman, LAPC, is a therapist who has extensive experience working with both children and adults to manage anxiety, ADHD, learning differences, and behavioral challenges. Furthermore, Dana specializes in executive functioning and helps her clients develop systems to maintain order and organization, which they can employ through various environments in their lives. After receiving her undergraduate degree in psychology, Dana worked in the school setting as a classroom teacher, learning specialist, and executive functioning specialist before earning her masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University.
Over the past several years, Dana has worked in the private practice setting seeing individuals and running various groups. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), along with art and play expressive therapies to help her clients develop tools that lead to a feeling of control and success in their lives. Dana also has experience working with adult clients as they navigate parenting, interpersonal relationships, and life stressors. Understanding that a strong relationship is the key to success, Dana strives for her clients to feel understood, accepted and empowered to make positive changes in their lives.
Additionally, Dana is an assistant director of an overnight summer camp, where she has the opportunity to help children grow and develop into independent, happy, and confident individuals.
Dana lives in Sandy Springs and is the proud mom of two young children. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her family outdoors, playing together, and baking.
Suzanne Urquhart, MEd, CCC-SLP
Suzanne Urquhart is the intake coordinator and family concierge for the Atlanta Children’s Center. She guides families through the intake process helping them to access services at ACC. As a speech language pathologist, she has worked with children and families for over 20 years. Her career focused on young children, although she has worked with children through adolescence. Suzanne’s experience has been in a range of settings, including early intervention programs, public schools, ABA programs, and medical settings. Additionally, she started a private practice which focused on the assessment and treatment of children with autism, and providing training to early childhood professionals.
Suzanne has developed and led trainings for parents, therapists, early childhood and elementary educators and has been invited to speak at regional and statewide conferences. She has organized and run support groups for parents of children with autism, parent-child, toddler, and social skills groups.
Suzanne earned her undergraduate degree from Loyola University in Maryland and her Master’s in Education from the University of Virginia. She lives in Druid Hills with her family, including two teenage daughters. Outside of work, Suzanne enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading.