Patti is passionate about helping young people and students of all ages to reach their full potential. She believes in focusing on a student’s strengths in finding adaptations or coping strategies to deal with challenging areas. Patti joined AGAPE in July 2014. Prior to that time, she worked 22 years as a School Psychologist in Tennessee, North Carolina, and Texas, with six years off to stay at home when her children were small. Patti earned her Master’s degree in School Psychology in 1986 from Middle Tennessee State University. As a Certified Psychological Assistant, she offers psycho-educational evaluations for learning disorders and other issues that may affect a child or adolescent’s educational performance. Patti is based at the main office in Nashville.