Kathy is a Licensed Psychologist. Her private practice focuses on both assessment and treatment of infants/children and other family members. She specializes in developmental challenges, attachment, trauma, learning challenges, trauma, and general coping struggles. She offers services that include consultation, assessment, psychotherapy, treatment planning, mentoring and supervision.
Dr. Platzman received her doctorate in 1983 from the University of Chicago, Committee on Human Development. In 1992 she completed respecialization in Child and Family Psychotherapy from Georgia State University. She was licensed in 1993. Prior to private practice, Kathy was part of a research team at Emory University that conducted research on the long-term developmental consequences of prenatal drug and alcohol exposure and early environmental neglect.
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Christy Kennedy, a pediatric Occupational Therapist, has specialized in Sensory Integration (SI) for over twenty eight years and been in private practice in Decatur, GA for the last twenty five.
After graduating from the Medical College of Georgia in 1981, Christy worked in both pediatric and adult rehabilitation before dedicating her practice to her present area of expertise. In 1988, Christy took a sabbatical to enter the Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute for a concentrated study program in Sensory Integration evaluation and treatment. She completed her Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) certification in 1989.
Christy has continued to broaden her professional knowledge by studying and incorporating many adjunct treatment approaches such as nutrition, cranial sacral therapy, sound therapy and vision therapy. Along with this ever growing knowledge has come a better understanding about how to holistically support her clients in maximizing their potential. Her specialized training in sound therapy has included SAMONAS, Therapeutic Listening and The Listening Program (TLP).
Christy has additionally helped to raise awareness of the Sensory Integration component of Pediatric Occupational Therapy in the Atlanta area by sponsoring SI related conferences and bringing in world renowned speakers.
While Christy works primarily with children aged three to nine years old who have sensory integration or processing disorders (SPD), she has also worked with infants, toddlers, adolescents and adults.
Charlie Johnson, MHS, OTR/L is a pediatric Occupational Therapist originally from Atlanta. He earned a Master of Health Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Georgia Regents University in Augusta, GA and a bachelor’s degree from Bates College in Lewiston, ME.
Since 2010, Charlie has been a leader for supplemental therapy programs for children with learning disabilities, sensory processing disabilities, and children on the autism spectrum. Charlie’s professional interests include Sensory Integration, sensory processing, arousal regulation, and successful social participation for children.
Away from occupational therapy Charlie enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as hiking, fishing, and camping.
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