Lanie is currently a middle school counselor at Atlanta International School. AIS is a private school in the Buckhead Community, grades 3k-12, that offers the International Baccalaureate diploma. AIS focuses on the Learner Profile and multiple language acquisition.
Lanie obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Auburn University in addition to summer studies abroad at Universidad de Salamanca in Spain, earning a concentration in Spanish. She worked over the next few years as a social worker and juvenile probation officer, focusing on children adjudicated truant, runaway or ungovernable. While working with East Alabama Mental Health Center, Lanie completed her master’s degree in counseling psychology.
After working as a clinician for several years and a move back to her home town of Atlanta, Lanie entered into the private school sector as a middle school counselor at The Cottage School. The Cottage School, grades 6-12, is a school specializing in students with learning differences and ADHD. Lanie worked as Head Counselor of The Cottage School for six years before entering her current role at Atlanta International School.
Lanie has spent the last 14 years working with children ages 3-18 in both clinical and school settings. Her experience includes working with children with ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Tourette’s Syndrome, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Gender Identity Disorder, and all forms of Learning Differences.Lanie is an alum of Leadership North Fulton (class of 2011), an avid tennis player and reader. She lives with her husband, Casey, and two dogs, Nico and Savvy.