Meredith is the Executive Director of LIFE Behavior Consulting, LLC. Meredith holds a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. She is a certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a Certified PEERS for Young Adults Provider and PEERS for School Based Providers provider. She has been trained in Applied Behavior Analysis, previously worked at the Marcus Autism center as a parent trainer in the Community Autism Program, and has done parent and provider training for the Center for Leadership in disability at Georgia State University in programs with Babies Can't Wait and Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency. Her specialty is in working with families and caregivers of children and adults with disabilities.
Philip Landrum graduated with a bachelor's degree in Finance and Economics from Mississippi University. He was working in the field of finance when he decided to change paths and accept the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. Philip has completed the PEERS for School Providers training with Dr. Laugeson. He has been providing social coaching for Young Adults and is an experienced PEERS for Young Adults social skills group leader. Philip has an enthusiasm for helping clients access potential sources of friends to help them gain inclusion in their community, make and maintain friendships, and learn how to have successful relationships with co-workers.
Bianca received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at California State University Northridge, and her Masters of Arts in Psychology at North Carolina Central University. For two years Bianca held an instructional assistant position working with preschool youth on the spectrum. Additionally, Bianca has also worked at the YMCA serving in various programs that targeted at-risk youth. Bianca currently serves as a Social Coach on the LIFE team in which she works directly with young adults helping to improve their social skills.
Brandan earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Georgia Gwinnett College. He has been trained in the PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) program for young adults and as well as the school-based program. Additionally, Brandan has experience facilitating individual counseling, group counseling, and client case management. Brandan enjoys assisting a variety of clientele.
Christina graduated from Kennesaw State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a minor in Criminology. She then earned her MS from Georgia State University in Professional Counseling. She interned as a domestic violence/sexual assault counselor while in graduate school and as an intern parent trainer at the Marcus Center as an undergraduate. Christina spent many years working in management for Maternal and Infant Support Services at a hospital system serving adolescents and adults and several years as a preschool teacher. She volunteers for several community organizations including as a leader for Girl Scouts. Christina enjoys working as a Vocational Evaluator for Metro-Atlanta Vocational Services and as a Social Coach with LIFE.
Kim received her undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati and received her MS in Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University in 2015. Since 2000, Kim has worked with people with disabilities providing services in a psychosocial rehabilitation program, group homes, and vocational programs. While in graduate school, she completed her internship with Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency. Upon her graduation she worked as a counselor at GVRA until she joined MAVS as a vocational evaluator in 2016. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
Julia is a Certified Professional Personal Development Coach, who specializes as a Transition Strategist. Julia has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. She is a professional with diverse experience and training in human behavior in various social environments, group dynamics, and counseling. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in English Communications, she has strong public speaking skills and is skilled in facilitating trainings as well as seminars. Julia is a leader by nature with a passion for people, who serves others with genuineness and generosity.
Kim attended Penn State University and graduated with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. She has always loved working with people and helping them in any way possible. Kim has worked in management roles and also obtained her CDM (Certified Dietary Manager). Kim works as our Administrative Assistant for both Metro-Atlanta Vocational Solutions, LLC as well as LIFE Behavior Consulting, LLC. She is passionate about what LIFE does as a company and is happy to be a part of it.
Sara graduated from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Communications and a Marketing minor. She also earned her Master’s Degree from Holy Family University in Human Resources Management. Sara is a member of Sigma Beta Delta, a scholastic honor society that recognizes academic achievement, was a Leader in the Girl Scout Organization for many years and was the V.P. of Rush and Recruitment for her school's chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha. Sara is skilled in Recruiting, Team Building, Performance Management and Training. Sara is passionate about LIFE's mission and is proud to be a part of this organization.