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Our Clinicians

The members of Applied Psychological Services, Inc. are independent, experienced professionals in the field of mental health. This group offers a full range of psychological services for the diagnosis and treatment of emotional problems, learning differences, and behavioral problems. In addition, many of our services are covered by insurance.

Dr. Caroline Leavitt

Dr. Caroline Leavitt, a native of Atlanta, is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Georgia. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology (with honors) from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She then received a Juris Doctorate Degree from Columbia University, where she was a Harlen Stone Fiske Scholar and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law. Dr. Leavitt worked as an attorney for a brief period and then returned to Columbia University and received a Master’s Degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from Columbia University Teachers’ College. After working for The Center for Child Well-Being, an affiliate of Emory University, she began her doctoral studies at Georgia State University. Dr. Leavitt graduated with a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State with a specialization in children and families. She also was one of three recipients of the dissertation of the year award in the College of Education for her dissertation, “Having It All – Mother’s Experiences as Assistant Professors in Counseling Psychology Academia”. Moreover, Dr. Leavitt completed a Pre-Doctoral Internship and a post-Doctoral Fellowship before becoming licensed as a psychologist.

Dr. Leavitt currently practices as a licensed psychologist in Woodstock and Roswell, Georgia. Her areas of specialization include play therapy, attachment theory, parent consultation, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, personality disorders, psychoeducational evaluations, and women’s issues. Dr. Leavitt also has specialized training in parenting coordination, co-parenting counseling, reunification therapy, and assisting children and their families navigate divorce. She regularly works with Guardians Ad Litem, attorneys, and the courts to support families and children during difficult and stressful family transitions.

Dr. Leavitt is currently a member of the American Psychological Association and The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Dr. Ashley Loyd

Dr. Ashley Loyd is a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Georgia. In 2002, she graduated from Georgia State University with a B.S. in Psychology and Sociology. She received her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology in 2004 and 2007, respectively. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Clayton County Community Mental Health Center. Her clinical interests include working with children and adolescents with attachment difficulties, trauma histories, emotional and behavioral problems, as well as involvement in the foster care system. She also has experience working with adolescents involved in the legal system displaying severe behavioral and emotional difficulties. Finally, she has extensive training and experience in administering and interpreting a variety of psychological batteries in order to identify possible deficits in functioning, diagnose mental disorders and provide individuals with a greater sense of self- awareness and insight. Dr. Loyd has provided individual, family and group therapy with a play and art therapy component. She has experience working in private practice, residential treatment and community mental health facilities. She also has experience collaborating with juvenile courts, Department of Juvenile Justice, and Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS). She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Play Therapy.

Mary Sue Singletary, Ph.D.

Dr. Singletary has been licensed as a Professional Counselor since 1993. Her clinical training includes a Bachelor Degree in Psychotherapy from Guilford College, a Masters in Counseling Education from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling from Clark Atlanta University. Post Doctoral training includes licensure supervision under Dr. Roy Kern of Georgia State University, as well as family systems training under Dr. Franzoni. Current full time experience includes working with high school youth with various emotional and intellectual disabilities to challenge them to excel in the least restrictive environment of a public school. She has earned Academic Certifications in Special Education, Social Studies, Counseling and Administration and Provisional Certification in School Psychology. She works with individuals, couples, families and blended families.