Dr. Theodora Soublis, Director and Licensed Psychologist at Soublis Psychological Associates

Dr. Theodora Soublis
DIRECTOR AND LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Theodora Soublis is an Atlanta native who received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Oglethorpe University. She continued on to the University of Houston receiving her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in child and family psychology. Following her doctoral work, she returned to Atlanta and completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Emory University, School of Medicine and the Marcus Institute, now the Marcus Autism Center. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Soublis previously worked at Georgia State University as the Associate Director of Clinical Services at the Regents Center for Learning Disorders. As the Associate Director of Clinical Services, her responsibilities included evaluating college students for various learning disabilities and attention difficulties, supervising doctoral students, and maintaining clinical services of the center. Additionally, she maintained the role of a primary assessor for a long-term research project for the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Soublis is an active member of the American Psychological Association. Along with being an active member of Georgia Psychological Association, she was the chair of the Committee on Independent Practice and was appointed for an extensive Task Force Project by the current Georgia Psychological Association president.

Dr. Soublis has extensive experience in providing individual therapy, family therapy, parent consultation, and comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations with a substantial neuropsychological component.

Dr. Shannon Edwards, Licensed Psychologist at Soublis Psychological Associates

Dr. Shannan Edwards
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Edwards completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. She then earned her Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology at Georgia State University. Dr. Edwards’ Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology took place at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, where she specialized in child, adolescent, and family therapy. Following her doctoral work, Dr. Edwards completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. In addition to her work in private practice, Dr. Edwards currently conducts psychological assessments, as a part of a Patient Centered Outcomes Institute funded research study, at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Edwards is also an active member of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Edwards provides individual and group psychotherapy services, parent behavior management training, consultation, and psychoeducational evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults. Specific areas of clinical focus include generalized anxiety, specific phobias, depression, adjustment issues, grief and loss, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, social and/or interpersonal difficulties, and behavior or anger problems.

Dr. Shanee Toledano
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Toledano earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia. She then earned her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in School Psychology from the University of Florida. While working toward her doctoral degree, she completed advanced training including a clinical internship in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medical Psychology at the University of Florida. She completed her Postdoctoral Residency in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University and at the Marcus Autism Center.

Dr. Toledano has presented at large-scale conferences, including the National Association of School Psychologists and the International OCD Foundation. She has taught college courses in Child Development. She is a certified provider of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). In addition to her work in private practice, Dr. Toledano works as a school psychologist in an Atlanta area school district.

Dr. Richard Van Haveren
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST 

Dr. Richard “Rick” Van Haveren attended Carroll University for his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He earned his Master’s degree at the University of Miami. Dr. Van Haveren later earned his Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Oklahoma State University.  He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Kansas State University Health Center where he specialized in working with college students. His post-doctoral requirements were completed at Georgia State University where he continued his work with college students. In addition to his work in private practice, Dr. Van Haveren teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology. Professional highlights include serving as a subject matter expert for live on-camera interviews with media outlets including CNN, Good Morning America, and TruTV. He is also an active member of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Van Haveren has extensive experience in providing individual therapy for older children, adolescents, and adults. Specific areas of clinical focus include generalized anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Trichotillomania, depression, ADHD, communication and relationship difficulties, and poor self-esteem. Other areas of expertise include couples counseling, career counseling, and sports psychology.

Alexander Persons
INTERN 

Alex is currently in his third year at the University of Georgia and is pursuing a major in Psychology. His goal is attend graduate school in Clinical Psychology with the ultimate goal of becoming a licensed clinical psychologist.

In his second year of undergraduate studies, he worked as a Resident Assistant, which ignited his passion for working with people. He has been part of the on-campus Psychology Club and participated in a psychology-based study abroad, where he spent time in the Czech Republic, Prague, Austria, Poland, and Germany. Additionally, he is a student member of Georgia Psychological Association.

He foresees his future in psychology focusing on working with families and adopted children since he himself  was adopted.

Ari Terry
OFFICE MANAGER 

Ari Terry attended Brigham Young University and earned her undergraduate degree in Communications. She spent the first years of her career in marketing before working for many years with the mental health industry in admissions, marketing, and event planning.

Ari joined Soublis Psychological Associates as the Office Manager and is the initial contact person for new clients and will connect them with the associate that can best address their needs. She has a passion for helping families find healing and discover ways to be healthier.

Service Areas

 Academic Difficulties

 ADHD

 Anxiety

 Autism Spectrum Disorder

 Depression

 Grief and Loss