Richard Serbin, PhD

Licensed Psychologist


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Clinical Interests:
Couples and Family Relationships (e.g. communication, intimacy, boundaries, and premarital and marital enrichment), Sexual concerns, Addictions, Identity and Spiritual Formation, Grief/Loss, Anxiety Disorders (particularly Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), Mood Disorders (e.g. Depression), and Psychological Assessment

Population Served:
Adults, Families and Couples

Evangel University, BS in Psychology
Georgia State University, MA is Psychology
Georgia State University, PhD in Clinical Psychology

Clinical Trainings, Certifications & Professional Memberships:
American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) – Charter Member
Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) – Member
Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) – Member
Ordained Ministry – Credentials with the Ohio Ministry Network (OMN of the Assemblies of God)
Predoctoral Internship, VA Medical Center (Atlanta)
Certification Training Program in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (year-long training program offered by the Atlanta Center for Cognitive Therapy)
Relationship Training with John Gottman, PhD
Family Therapy with Virginia Satir, MSW
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services
Essentials of Emotional and Spiritual Care
Clinical Application of MMPI-2 and MMPI-A with James N. Butcher, PhD
Advanced Rorschach Tutorial with John E. Exner, PhD and Barry Ritzler, PhD
Formational Prayer Training

Emerge & Community Involvement:
Public Speaker/ Presenter
Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leader



Due to a local winter storm warning, Emerge Counseling Ministries will be closed Friday, January 19th and will reopen pending improved weather conditions. We are offering telehealth appointments only pending the clinician’s availability to do so.