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Atlanta Area Family Psychiatry Clinic, P.C.
7000 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., Bldg 16 Ste 100, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(770) 393-1880 - FAX (770) 393-1885
Psychiatric and psychotherapeutic (therapy or counselling) care for adults, children, adolescents and families 
Established 1977

AAFPC clinicians provide a full range of  psychiatric and psychotherapeutic services 
for all age groups.



At AAFPC, our clinicians are exceptionally well established and seasoned,  dedicated to the sensitive personal care of our patients and clients. We are committed to take the time to comprehensively understand each clinical situation. As such, our psychiatrists and therapists may be considered "old school" in that we all provide thoughtful and practical counseling and psychotherapy for our client/patients and or their families along with contemporary medication  (psychopharmacological) care as needed. 

Evaluation/Assessment: Diagnostic assessments, psychiatric evaluation, psychological testing for children, adolescents, adults and families. Forensic (legal) evaluations limited to children and adolescents. School consultations.
 
Psychotherapy Services: All Atlanta Area Family Psychiatry Clinic clinicians, (psychiatrists, psychologist and clinical social workers) are fully trained and experienced psychotherapists.  Our psychiatrists are medical doctors with 4 or 5 years (child and adolescent psychiatrists) training beyond their M.D. degree. Our psychologist has a Ph.D. degree and multiple years of additional training. Our Social Workers are LCSW's with a master's degree. We all continue to improve our knowledge and clinical expertise by continuing education throughout the year to meet and frequently exceed our licensure and speciality society requirements. Our clinicians provide a full range of child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy services and techniques including,  individual psychotherapy, marital/couples therapy, family therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) techniques are also utilized when appropriate.

Psychopharmacological/Adjunctive Services: Psychopharmacology (medication) evaluation and management. Second opinion medication consultation. Case consultation with your primary physician or other health care provider. 

Conditions Evaluated/Treated:
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder)
  • Anxiety Disorders (excessive fears or worries)
  • Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Childhood Bowel or Bladder Control Problems
  • Compulsive Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania)
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional problems related to medical conditions
  • Family Conflicts
  • Gender Dysphoria (Gender Identity,Transgender)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Marital/Couples/Relationship Problems
  • Mood Regulation Disorders (Bipolar and other related conditions)
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • Panic Disorder 
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosomatic Disorders including childhood bowel and bladder issues
  • Psychotic Disorders 
  • PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • School related problems
  • Substance Abuse/Addictive Disorders
  • Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome
Specialized Services 
  • VideoPsychiatry (telemedicine) for established patients 
  • Child Custody Evaluations
  • Child and Adolescent Forensic (Court) Psychiatric Consultations/Evaluations
  • School System Consultation for Individual Students or for Specific Problem Evaluation and Management Recommendations (FUBA-BIP)

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Founding Physicians:
Robert M. Slayden, M.D. ext 104
Lyndon D. Waugh, M.D. ext 105

Physicians, Psychologist and Therapists:
Laura Mette, L.C.S.W., BCD ext 102
Polly Hart, L.C.S.W., BCD ext 101
Betsy A. Gard, Ph.D. ext 108
Will Hart, L.C.S.W.,M.Div. ext 106
LeNora Ashley, M.Ed.,M.D. ext 111
Todd Iwanicki, M.D. ext 109
Lawrence B. LeDuc, M.D. ext 107
Elizabeth R. Slayden, M.D. ext 115
Sarah D. Neely, M.D. ext 116
Angel Luis Perez, M.D. ext 113

Office Staff:
Sandy Whaley ext 112
Cindy Nichols ext 114



7000 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Bldg 16 Suite 100

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Atlanta Area Family Psychiatry Clinic, P.C.
7000 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.Building 16 Suite 100, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
Telephone (770) 393-1880 - Fax (770) 393-1885