OUR TEAM


“100 People doing one thing is far more effective

than 1 person doing 100 things.”

Jason Adkins, LCSW

Director

Jason Adkins is a LCSW and runs day to day operations of The Edge. He grew up in Chicago but earned his BA in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University in 1998. He then spent some time traveling throughout Europe pursuing his other passion of playing professional basketball. Jason returned to earn his MSW from the Whitney M. Young School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University in 2005 and completed his licensure in 2006 and again in 2012. Jason is a member of the NASW. He lives in Milton, Georgia.  As the director and primary provider of the sports therapy program, Jason sees clients in various states across the country bringing The Edge to you.

Dr. Tiffany Gholson

Clinical Sports Therapist

Dr. Gholson has done considerable work counseling athletes with challenges they face outside of their sport that impacts their well-being, playing ability, and confidence. She has addressed issues such as substance abuse, anger management, exploitation, stress, anxiety, and depression and understands the unique needs and pressures athletes encounter on a daily basis. Dr. Gholson can assist by providing educational and clinical services designed for athletes, including lifestyle consultation, stress management, and other social-emotional services. She has worked with Champaign Central High School’s basketball team and softball teams, individual athletes at all levels of play, and most recently the Jackie Robinson West (JRW) national champions from Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Gholson Tiffany holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a Masters in Social Work, and a PhD in Educational Policy Studies all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also has a Type 73 (IL certification for school support personnel), and a Type 75 (IL school administrative endorsement in Educational Administration). Her dissertation work centered around critical race theory and issues that school social workers face while addressing the continued educational and discipline inequities in K-12 school settings. She also has over 20 years of child welfare knowledge and working in trauma-informed settings as a DCFS foster and adoptive parent and administrator.