Meet Our Professional Team of Therapist Evaluators

Danny Boylan, CRC, LPC, Assistant Director

Danny Boylan is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a private practice in Gainesville, GA. He is the Team Lead of the Secular Therapy Project's Evaluation Team and has extensive experience working on his own recovery from Fundamentalist Christianity. Danny is also a professional saxophonist that performs regularly in the greater Atlanta area. You can learn more about Danny at his website

Dana Hampson, LPC-S, MBA, Evaluation Team Member

Dana Hampson is a licensed professional counselor and co-owner of The Balanced Life, a counseling, training and practice building business located in North Alabama. Dana has been a therapist for over 20 years and works with adults dealing with mood disorders, life transitions, and pregnancy loss, infertility, and perinatal mood disorders. She has a special interest in helping those who are questioning their faith, deconverting from religion and/ or recovering from religious trauma. As a former conservative Christian, Dana understands the pain and confusion often associated with leaving an ingrained belief system and is honored to walk on that journey with her clients. In her free time, Dana teaches and practices yoga, loves reading and relaxing by the pool and enjoys spending time with her family.

Travis McKie-Voerste, PhD, Director

Travis McKie-Voerste is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Dalton State College, where he teaches clinically focused courses to undergraduate Psychology students. He also serves as a faculty advisor to the Secular Student Alliance at Dalton State. He completed his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Georgia, where his dissertation focused on the experience of Atheists receiving Counseling in the Bible Belt of the United States. His research in this area continues and focuses on how religion impacts the counseling relationship. Travis also owns a private practice specializing in working with secular clients, as well as providing clinical counseling supervision.