We are pleased to announce the addition of Scott Ramsey, LAPC, to our staff. He has a Master's Degree as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor from Argosy University.  He also has a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia.  He has worked at North DeKalb Mental Health CSB, Crossroads Hospice (where he was privileged to counsel those at end of life and their families, working mostly with memory care individuals), Lakeview Behavioral Health (a short-term acute care facility), and Peachford Hospital. 


Dr. Valdes presented a workshop for the Georgia Psychological Association annual meeting in Atlanta, GA on April 2, 2017.  The workshop was designed for licensed psychologists who are members of GPA.   The workshop was entitled "Practice Diversification for Fun and Profit."  


Dr. Valdes of Psychogenyx will be conducting a workshop at the 2017 APA Division 13 Consulting Psychology Conference in Seattle, Washington at the Seattle Waterfront Marriott at 3:00 PM on February 10, 2017.  His workshop is entitled: Leadership Development Through the Lens of Sports and Performance Psychology.  

The session is designed to provide a model for high-impact individual and team training programs. Participants learn how world-class athletes, teams and coaches perfect their skills, refine their game plans and execute in a highly competitive and pressure packed environment. The Peak Performance Training is based on the application of the Peak Performance Systemâ„¢.


Dr. Krinsky recently published an article entitled "Whistle-blowing in American police agencies" published in the journal Crime Psychology Review through Taylor & Francis online.  The article can be accessed at: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/YwGghmbUavR8CvdYqvxf/full


Dr. Valdes presented a workshop at the Georgia Psychological Association Annual Meeting entitled "Group Therapy for Men: An Integrated Approach to Treatment." The workshop was offered on Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 9:30am-12:30pm at the Marriott Augusta at the Convention Center (2 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901).  


Drs. Valdes and Krinsky attended the 7th Annual NaBITA (the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association) Conference in San Antonio, Texas on November 17-19, 2015.  


Dr. Kim Krinsky of PSYCHOGENYX has had a recent article published in Crime Psychology Review entitled "A review of eyewitness identification in the United States:  problems and policies."   


Dr. Valdes presented a training workshop entitled "Ethics, Social Media and the Internet"  on September 16, 2016 at the Georgia Psychological Association offices. This workshop was requested by and offered through GPA and was designed for psychologists and other mental health professionals.    

Dr. Valdes previously presented this workshop at the Georgia Psychological Association Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  

"This workshop will explore various marketing and service delivery options available to psychologists in addition to summarizing and critiquing the current state of the digital world as it pertains to psychologists and mental health care. Dr. Valdes will demonstrate a plan that he used to take advantage of the remarkable tools that the internet provides. Particular attention will be paid to ethical guidelines for psychologists, potential violations, the recent guidelines for telepsychology, and what new frontiers have yet to be addressed by the guidelines. Participants will be offered an overview of ethical issues and dilemmas that can be encountered as they explore the expanse of the internet. "


PSYCHOGENYX on the go!!  The new and vastly improved mental conditioning app for smartphones and tablets, Mindfuel is available from PSYCHOGENYX. For news, resources, tools, videos, social media, and other relevant information about mental conditioning and sports psychology, click on this link to download the app: http://appmc.hn/1aekztQ.   


Luis Valdes, Ph.D.  has been highlighted in an article in Grit Magazine, an online magazine about Canadian sports.  He discusses the key issues faced by elite professional athletes who must confront the end of their career and the decision to retire.  


Dr. Kim Krinsky, a member of the Georgia Psychological Association (GPA) Ethics Committee, was a panel discussant at the GPA Annual Meeting held in Athens, Georgia in May 2014.