Nancy M. Hatcher, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with an undergraduate degree in Psychology (1992) from Washington and Lee University.  Graduate degrees include an M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling (1992) and a Ph.D. (1999) in School Psychology, each from the University of Georgia.  She completed internships at Clarke County Public Schools and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, focusing on psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessments.  After employment at the Atlanta Speech School’s Learning Evaluation Clinic, Dr. Hatcher joined Judy Simmermon, Ph.D. in private practice before starting her own practice.

Jessica G. Hales, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia (1997).  Her graduate degrees, also from the University of Georgia, consist of a M.Ed. (1999) and Ph.D. (2003), both in School Psychology, with concentrated study in pediatric neuropsychology.  Dr. Hales completed internship at the Medical College of Georgia’s Child Neuropsychology Service providing neuropsychological assessments and also at Sand Hills Psychoeducational Center in the Richmond County School System providing interventions to children with severe emotional difficulties.  Shje has further work experience in private practice providing comprehensive psychological/educational assessments and study skills support to students, and in the Learning Evaluation Clinic at the Atlanta Speech School.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Learninng and the Brain Society.

Katie Herzfeld, M.Ed., is a learning specialist with an undergraduate BA from the University of Richmond (1993) and a Masters in Learning Disabilities from Georgia State University (1997).  Mrs. Herzfeld was employed by The Schenck School for seven years, where she was trainied in Orton-Gillingham and taught learning disabilities, which she has done for fifteen years.  She is a member of the International Dyslexia Association and the Learning Disabilities Association.

Natalie Colbert-Carpenter, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, is a licensed speech language pathologist with a B.S. in psychology from Morris Brown College (1998) and a M.Ed. in communication disorders from Georgia State University (2001).  Mrs. Carpenter has worked as a speech language pathologist in clinical setting as well as in public and private schools for 15 years.  She was employed at The Atlanta Speech School in the Wardlaw School and Learning Lab for 4 years, where she was trained in the Wilson Reading System.  Ms. Carpenter provided integrated speech and language therapy within the classroom for second thru fifth grade students in The Wardlaw School as well as traditional speech language therapy and reading remediation to children of all ages attending the Learning lab. She continues work as a speech language pathologist and reading tutor in private practice.  She is a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and the International Dyslexia Association.

“Thorough assessment designed to assist with educational planning.”