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  • Beth Ardell & Susie McDaniel
    Beth Ardell & Susie McDaniel Owner & Director

    Executive Directors Beth Ardell and Susie McDaniel are both physical therapists and owners of LearningRx Atlanta-Buckhead and Alpharetta. Their interest in cognitive training came from researching lasting solutions to help their own children with learning, attention, or reading struggles, as well as their desire to further enhance stronger brain skills! They like to say they now perform physical therapy on brains, and the results have been life-changing!

  • Austin Khajeh
    Austin Khajeh Director of First Impressions

    Director of First Impressions and Trainer Austin Khajeh is from Roswell, Georgia. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Kennesaw State University. He is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Georgia. Austin is a Certified Cognitive Coach through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Educations Standards. He hopes to excel in his Master’s program and work towards bigger and greater opportunities. Austin says, "I love working at LearningRx, because I have the opportunity to actively assist my students in strengthening their brain and achieving new goals!"

  • Merrell Holden
    Merrell Holden Brain Trainer

    Outreach Coordinator Merrell Holden is from Atlanta, GA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management from Clemson University. Her future goal is to produce good things. Merrell says, “I love LearningRx because my daughter, Ansley, is a graduate. The program and trainers are amazing!”

  • Terrie Tuten
    Terrie Tuten Brain Trainer

    Master Trainer Terrie Tuten is from Atlanta, GA with an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education. Her future goal is to stay fit and physically flexible into her 90’s so she can run around with her three grandchildren who are all now under the age of three! Terrie loves LearningRx “because it builds self-confidence, improves life and family!”

  • Jessica Tiwari
    Jessica Tiwari Brain Trainer

    Master Trainer Jessica Tiwari is from Alabama with an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Emory University and a masters degree in Clinical Rehabilitation from Georgia State University. Her future goal is for her career to allow travel as much as possible! Jessica loves LearningRx because “it makes a real difference in people’s lives.”

  • Hika Anani
    Hika Anani Brain Trainer

    Master Trainer Hika Anani currently lives in Lawrenceville, GA. She has a BA in English Literature-Creative Writing from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, a Post-Bac in Publishing from University of Denver and an MA in Teaching and Learning with a specialization in Technology and the 21st Century Classroom from Ashford University. She is currently working on an MFA in Literature and Creative Writing, specializing in Fiction, from Bennington College. Hika tells us, “It's rewarding to see students’ confidence grow as their skills improve and they feel better prepared to tackle what is asked of them in other areas of their lives. Knowing that when a student engages with their world, we’ve helped so many more people than just the person sitting across the training table - that's why I love LearningRx!”

  • Sherri Burrell
    Sherri Burrell Brain Trainer

    Master Trainer Sherri Burrell is from Brooklyn, NY with an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Alfred University, a Master’s in Education from Simmons College and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership from Walden University. Her future goal is to pursue working in advocacy groups for families with special needs. Sherri says, “I love LearningRx because it helps parents and families answer so many questions about their children. LearningRx provides hope that there is something out there that can help their loved one reach their fullest potential and change their life.”

  • Davisha Daryani
    Davisha Daryani Brain Trainer

    Trainer Davisha Daryani is from Atlanta, GA with an undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Science & Psychology. She is certified in Orton-Gillingham and Handwriting Without Tears. Her future goal is to grow as a trainer and help as many students in the scientifically proven methods of LearningRx. Davisha says, “I love LearningRx because I get an incredible opportunity to train my students’ brains and make an impact on their lives!”

  • Corey Gray
    Corey Gray Brain Trainer

    Advanced Trainer Corey Gray is from Atlanta, GA. He has an undergraduate degree in Political Science and a Masters degree in Elementary Education, both from Georgia State University. Corey says, " My future goal is to become an elementary school administrator and continue serving in urban and cultural diverse areas. I would also like to become a curriculum consultant and create an equity-oriented STEAM and literature infused course of study. I love LearningRx simply because of the hope, motivation, and results we provide to families. No matter the learning exceptionality, we train our students to accomplish anything they put their minds to and I love being a part of a family like this!”

  • Lee Haralabidis
    Lee Haralabidis Brain Trainer

    Trainer Lee Haralabidis is from Marietta, GA with an undergraduate degree in Psychology. His future goal is to live on Mars with Elon Musk as his neighbor! Lee says, “I love LearningRx because it is so rewarding to see the smiles on students’ faces as they begin to succeed at cognitive tasks they felt they could not do in the beginning.”

  • Carrie Kolkebeck
    Carrie Kolkebeck Brain Trainer

    Administrative Liaison and Master Trainer Carrie Kolkebeck is from Atlanta, GA and holds an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from Brenau University. In her free time, she teaches sewing and knitting lessons and volunteers with the Junior League of Atlanta. Her future goal is to become certified in Reiki Healing & EFT tapping. Carrie says, “I love LearningRx because it allows me to connect one-on-one with students and their families!”

  • Michelle Green
    Michelle Green Brain Trainer

    Trainer Michelle Green is from Atlanta, GA with an undergraduate degree in Psychology Pre-Med at University of Georgia. She is preparing to attend Medical School. Her future goal is to become a doctor. Michelle says, “I love LearningRx because I truly enjoy making a difference in someone’s academic and personal life!”

  • Shannon Reynolds
    Shannon Reynolds Brain Trainer

    Advanced Trainer Shannon Reynolds is from Atlanta, GA with an undergraduate degree in Finance from Georgia Southern University, a Master’s Degree in School Counseling from Clark Atlanta University and a Specialist Degree in School Counseling from University of West Alabama. Shannon says, “My future goals are to continue to develop professionally, expanding the use of my School Counseling skill sets to a different age group and additional opportunities. Additionally, I have a desire to pursue entrepreneurship. I love LearningRx because I enjoy the ability to train (versus tutor) one-on-one with clients and have a positive impact on their cognitive development and overall confidence!”

  • Michael Atunzu
    Michael Atunzu Brain Trainer

    Trainer Michael Atunzu is from Rockdale, GA with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Georgia State University. He is pursuing a Doctor of Chiropractic program at Life University with the future goal of becoming a chiropractor. Michael says, “I love LearningRx because I enjoy helping others achieve their goals!”

  • Kamille Mamaril
    Kamille Mamaril Brain Trainer

    Director of First Impressions and Brain Trainer Kamille Mamaril is from Austell, GA. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Georgia State University. Kamille’s future goal is to pursue a graduate degree in counseling or education and eventually inspire people with her writing. She says, “I love LearningRx simply because it works! In addition to my national certification as a Brain Trainer, I have the unique privilege of being a member of the admin team. Consequently, I'm able to observe the changes in real-time of all, not just my own, LearningRx students. My co-workers and I work very hard to push our students to their full potential, so I think it's safe to speak for all of us when I say there is no better feeling than seeing the fruits of our labor: our students succeeding, and with soaring confidence!"

  • Clark Demas
    Clark Demas Brain Trainer

    Master Trainer Clark Demas is from Simi Valley, CA with an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Northern Arizona University and Masters and PhD in Political Economics from Georgia State University. His future goal is to end Narco-wars in Mexico. Clark says, “I love LearningRx because within a matter of months, I get to see my students’ lives change in previously unimaginable ways!”

  • Zoe Colier
    Zoe Colier Brain Trainer

    Certified Trainer, Zoe Colier, is from Marietta, Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Biology from the University of North Georgia. She hopes to attend graduate school for research or counseling, and dreams of seeing the world while pursuing meaningful work. Zoe says, "LearningRx has not only given me the greatest opportunity to change lives while doing something I love, but has also provided the most positive work environment I have ever been a part of!"

  • Chel Robinson
    Chel Robinson Brain Trainer

    Certified trainer, My Chel Robinson, is from Mansura, LA. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology from Oglethorpe University. She is currently working on a degree in Nursing from Mercer University. Her ultimate goal is to pursue a Nurse Practitioner license in Neuropsychiatry. Chel says she “loves LearningRX because of the excitement students have during a one-on-one session.” She says, “it is rewarding to see the positive growth each student has no matter what age!”