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Dr. Dion Metzger and Dr. Ayo Afejuku Gathing

Dr. Dion Metzger and Dr. Ayo Afejuku Gathing

Dion Metzger, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist whose approachable demeanor and compelling expertise in mental health issues have helped her provide life-changing techniques that transform the lives of her patients. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed her psychiatry residency at Emory University School of Medicine. In addition to obtaining her degrees, she also completed medical research at Stanford University School of Medicine and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Metzger has used her psychiatry experience to provide expertise through the media discussing relationships, sex, jobs, and pop-culture behavioral health topics. She has been featured on CNN’s HLN network, Aspire TV and most recently in the Wall Street Journal. She is currently on faculty as a professor in psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia and Morehouse School of Medicine. She resides in the Atlanta suburbs with her husband Aziz and their two boys. Ayo Afejuku Gathing, M.D. is a board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Gathing specializes in building healthy relationships and families, innovative health solutions, and the treatment of mental illness. As a professor, author and dynamic speaker she inspires others while imparting her knowledge of medicine with strategies for maintaining wellness. Dr. Gathing completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine where she received numerous awards and accolades and was nominated as the chief resident after graduating with a medical doctorate from the Morehouse School of Medicine. She sits on the Behavioral Health Advisory Committee for the State of Texas legislature and serves as a Medical Director in healthcare administration where she oversees the appropriate delivery of mental health services to indigent and special needs populations. She currently resides in Atlanta, GA with her husband Jason Gathing.