Purvita A. Patel, Psy.D.

770-953-4744 ext. 54
, Licensed Psychologist

Treatment Philosophy

An aspect of my job I treasure greatly is helping individuals experience personal growth, whether this occurs in the form of personal achievements, academic success, attaining a sense of safety in the world, or increasing their functioning within relationships. I have an engaging, interactive, and supportive therapeutic style that is focused on meeting goals set in collaboration with the individuals and/or families with whom I have the pleasure of working. I believe in a multisystemic approach to therapy and assessments that is tailored to each individual’s/family’s unique needs.

I have worked in a variety of clinical settings including inpatient/residential treatment settings for youth, forensic environments, court settings, private practice, child advocacy centers, and children’s hospitals. Some of my areas of specialty include assessment and treatment of trauma disorders, anxiety-related concerns, and concerns related to attachment. I also work with the juvenile court system, the foster care system, and provide Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP).

Speciality Area

  • Trauma (including child maltreatment); Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Attachment Difficulties
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavior Management
  • Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)
  • Concerns Related to Self-Esteem
  • Play Therapy


  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Trauma
  • Juvenile Competency
  • Juvenile Sex Offender Evaluations
  • Assessment of Juvenile Violence Risk
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Developmental Delays/Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • General Emotional and Behavioral Concerns
  • Memory-Related Concerns
  • IQ/Cognitive Functioning
  • Academic Functioning
  • Social-Emotional Concerns


  • Assessments
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Child Parent Psychotherapy
  • Play/Art Therapy

Professional Affiliation

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Georgia Psychological Association


  • Pre-Doctoral Internship – Superior Court of District of Columbia
  • Post-Doctoral Experience – West Georgia Psychological Services


  • B.S., Biology/Psychology: University of North Carolina – Charlotte
  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology: Georgia School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University

Services Offered

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