Meet our Counselors


Amy Ripley, LCSW

Amy Ripley, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker providing therapeutic services to individuals, couples, and families. The decision to start therapy can be a difficult one, but Amy’s relaxed style and non-judgmental approach makes this a decision you will be proud of. Amy has a strong commitment to helping people of all ages. Amy and you will work as a team to help you reach your goals and fulfill your highest potential. Amy earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work from the University of Georgia. Amy is licensed in the state of Georgia. In her free time, Amy enjoys baking and traveling with her husband and two children.

Focus/Interest Areas:

  • Anxiety/Stress Disorders
  • Caregiving Issues
  • Child Play Therapy
  • Chronic Illness/Disability
  • Coping Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Female Adolescents
  • Grief/Loss
  • LGBT
  • Life Transitions - Divorce, Relationship Changes, Young Adulthood, Career Changes
  • Older Adults
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Self-esteem and/or Weight Issues
  • Survivors of Abuse
  • Trauma History

Devesea Tatum, LCSW

Devesea Tatum is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker certified by the state of Georgia. She has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Jackson State University and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Tennessee. Devesea has experience in providing therapeutic treatment to those suffering from various mental health illnesses. She has facilitated crisis intervention sessions within the hospital setting. She has worked with individuals with concerns including crisis counseling, grief, depression, stress, anxiety, hospice and palliative care, complex disease management, end of life planning and pain management. She enjoys working with a variety of populations which range from elementary students, teens, adults and family units. She also has experience providing diagnostic assessments to individuals needing mental health interventions. Devesea has facilitated grief groups with individuals coping with grief and loss issues. Devesea not only serves as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Thriveworks, she also serves as a Hospice and Palliative Care Social Worker specializing in Bereavement Facilitation and Grief Counseling.

  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family Conflict
  • Adjustment Difficulties
  • Chronic Illness
  • Terminal Illness
  • Life Changes/Transitions
  • Stress Management

Gina Rollins, LPC

Welcome! Seeking help is a brave step, it can also be the beginning of meaningful change. As a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience, I utilize an eclectic approach to assist clients in reaching their goals and coping through life's challenges. Through individual, family and group therapy - my main objectives are to connect with clients, allow authenticity and promote a balanced well-being. I work with all types of concerns and issues:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Marital conflicts
  • LGBTQ issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Addiction

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