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Kasie Cassell, MSN/Ed, WHNP-C, PMHNP
Market Vice President, VA/DC/MD

Kasie M. Cassell is our new Market Vice President for Columbia Associates in Psychiatry (CAP). She has dedicated over 10 years of her career working to bring awareness and reduce the stigma around mental health. She is the founder of The Perinatal Project, a dynamic and innovative collaborative care program at CAP, designed to meet the neglected…

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Gloria Osuruaka, MD
Medical Director, VA/DC/MD

Dr. Gloria Osuruaka is a Double Board-Certified Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist who is passionate about mental health and the role it plays in leading a successful, purpose driven life. Dr. Osuruaka has a global education and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Philosophy at Quinnipiac University and a Medical Degree at Ross University School of…

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Kelly Anderson
Regional Director of Operations, VA/DC/MD

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Cody McGovern, PA-C
Clinic Director, Rockville, MD

CodyAnn McGovern (previously Eccard) is an NCCPA board-certified Physician Assistant. She received her B.A. in Social Work and Psychology in 2006 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. CodyAnn then earned a Master of Social Work degree in 2007 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She worked in a large men’s prison for 5 years in social work and case…

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Kelsey Skiljan, PA-C
Medical Resource Director, Aldie, VA

Kelsey Skilian is an NCCPA board-certified physician assistant. She received her B.S. in Kinesiology and her B.S. in Nutrition from Miami University of Ohio in 2016. She then went on to complete her Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio in 2018. Kelsey has been with Columbia Associates since January of…

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Seth Eiland, PA-C
Medical Resource Director, Arlington, Alexandria, VA

Seth B. Eiland, MPAS, PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant. He is originally from Arkansas where he attended Henderson State University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. While at Henderson, Seth was also active in various music ensembles and studied abroad in Central and South America. He then went on to further his…

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Paul Ruberg, PA-C
Assistant Director of Interventional Services, Aldie and Arlington, VA

Paul Ruberg is an NCCPA board-certified physician assistant. He received his B.S. in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University. He worked as an exercise physiologist for a hospital in Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete his Master of Health Sciences and Physician Assistant Studies from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2020.

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Walter Mattos, Jr
Quality and Engagement Operations Manager, VA/DC/MD

Walter's experience in healthcare started at Inova Loudoun Hospital where he served for 9 years and expands across major providers and associations like Endocrine Society and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Intervention. His responsibilities include leading the handling all inquiries, education and meetings, including logistical and educational planning for annual conference for over 1,200 physicians and 100 nurses and 75…

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Clinical Professionals

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Vlatka Plymale, DO
Psychiatrist, Aldie, VA

Dr. Vlatka Plymale is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist in adult psychiatry and is passionate about changing lives for the better. She is originally from Croatia and has survived 10 years of civil war on the Balkans. In 1999, she moved to the USA. Prior to moving to the US, she graduated from the Music Academy in Zagreb Croatia…

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Gary R. Spivack, MD
Psychiatrist, Arlington Office

Gary R. Spivack is a Board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.  Over the past twenty-five years Dr. Spivack has run outpatient programs, day schools, residential treatment centers, therapeutic foster care programs, and inpatient / day hospital programs.  The article he wrote on ADHD vs. Mood Disorders fifteen years ago is still…

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Ali Aziz, MD
Psychiatrist

Ali Aziz, MD is Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology who has over 25 years of diverse wide range of experience in managing a variety of psychiatric disorders in patients of all ages including mood, psychotic disorders and others. His areas of interest are anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, PTSD, OCD, ADHD and eating disorders. Dr. Aziz…

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Walker Lyerly, MD
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry, Arlington Office

Walker Lyerly is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who provides medication management and individual therapy to children, adolescents, and their families. He provides significant coordination of care with parents, pediatricians, and school counselors to optimize a child or adolescent’s treatment outcomes. As a gifted psychopharmacologist and psychotherapist, Dr. Lyerly blends these skills to treat patients ranging from those with simple…

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Bhagwan A. Bahroo, MD
Psychiatrist

Dr. Bahroo, MD is a Psychiatrist and a diplomate of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. Upon completion of Psychiatry residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at the New Jersey Medical School, he did a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at SUNY-Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York, followed by a Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at…

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Piyush D. Patel, MD
Psychiatrist

Dr. Patel is a graduate of Baroda Medical College in India. After completing two residencies – one in psychiatry at the University of Louisville and one in neurology at the University of Kentucky – Dr. Patel completed a fellowship in electromyography at the University of Wisconsin. His special interests include the treatment of: depression, bi-polar and mood disorders, ADHD, memory…

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Advanced Practitioners

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Bose Ajayi
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Bose Ajayi is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) licensed in DC and VA, providing care and support to patients with psychiatry and mental health care needs. Bose has a strong belief in patient education and involvement in their treatment plan. She has over 13years of experience in nursing, caring for patients with various healthcare issues.…

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TSIGE ALEMU-WOLDEMICHAEL, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Rockville, MD

Tsige is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensed in Maryland, DC, and Virginia.  She obtained her Master's degree in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Walden University. Tsige is qualified to treat various mental health issues, including Mood Disorders, Depression, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Post Traumatic Syndrome Disorder (PTSD), and Anxiety…

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Miriam Hojjat
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington

Miriam Hojjat is a board-certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with 15 years of experience. She received her Master's degree from Shenandoah University in 2008. In 2016 she earned her Doctoral degree in Nursing Practice from Old Dominion University. She has experience in acute and outpatient settings. She has worked in emergency settings completing psychiatric acute…

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Dana Mohl
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Dana Mohl is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner & Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She began her career in healthcare 16 years ago as a Nurse and has been a Nurse Practitioner for almost 10 years. She works in StoneSprings Hospital Center on the Behavioral Health Unit. Dana enjoys working with the multidisciplinary team and the…

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PATRICIA OBENG, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

PATRICIA OBENG, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Dr. Patricia Obeng is a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and a Family Nurse Practitioner who holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP) from George Mason University in Virginia. She is proficient in the delivery of psychiatry and mental health care using evidence-based methods in psychotherapy and…

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Peace Peters, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie,VA

Peace Peters is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse practitioner (PMHNP). Peace Specializes across lifespans in child and adult mental health and wellness. Prior to joining Columbia Associates in Psychiatry, Peace spent 20 years in the oncology cancer unit and other top hospitals in the DMV area. Her experience includes; general and bariatric surgery, orthopedic and…

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Sydonie Bongam, DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Sydonie Bongam is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner who is qualified to practice in both primary care and psychiatry; diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication for children, adolescents, and adults. Her background as a nurse for over 10 years and in primary care as a family nurse practitioner fostered her decision to further her education to better address the…

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Mercy Awokunle, NP
Advanced Practitioner, Rockville, MD

Mercy Awokunle is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a dedication in providing compassionate and patient centered care. Mercy is licensed in the state of Maryland and has an extensive background in the healthcare field. She is experienced in helping clients struggling with mood disorders, anxiety, PTSD, adjustment issues, and ADHD. She completed her Bachelor…

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Catherine Ben-Agu, NP
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Catherine Ben-Agu is a board certified licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse practitioner in the state of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC. She has 11years of experience in nursing, seven of which are focused on psychiatry.  Catherine attended Walden University where she completed her bachelors and master’s degree in nursing. Through her many years of experience, she has…

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CHRISTABEL LARTEY, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Dr. Christabel Lartey is a Board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing degree from George Mason University. She holds a board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as well as an ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) waiver to provide Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for those with substance use disorders. Christabel has extensive experience in…

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Casie Young, NP, PMHNP
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, Arlington, VA

Casie Young is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working for Transformations Care Network. Casie was born and raised in Northern Virginia, graduating from George Mason University in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration. She went on to advance her education by obtaining a second bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2006. Her nursing…

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Althea Miller-Umar, NP
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Caring, compassionate, and professional are three words that would describe Althea Miller-Umar. She has been working in mental health for almost 8 years. She began her career as a mental health counselor before becoming a psychiatric nurse and later a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Althea graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice-…

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Meghan Linehan, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Meghan is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with a passion for helping people. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Christopher Newport University before going on to earn a BSN from Shenandoah University. As an RN, she worked in an acute inpatient psychiatric setting for over five years before returning…

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Edmond Nsheuko, DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-C, FNP-C
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Dr. Edmond Nsheuko, DNP is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner who is qualified to practice in both primary care and psychiatry; diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication for children, adolescents, and adults. Some of his practice specialties include among others ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Panic Attacks and Insomnia.

Edmond Received a Baccalaureate…

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Mary Tarawalie, PMHNP, FNP
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Mary W. Tarawalie is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She derived her interest in the healthcare profession through admiration of her primary care provider at an early age. Self-motivation of the latter experience, she embarked on her professional journey. In 2007, she acquired the geriatric nursing assistant certification and…

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Veronique Kom
Nurse Practitioner, Aldie, VA

As a nurse practitioner in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Veronique is a goal-oriented provider. She is available for in-person and Telepsychiatry. Veronique notes, “I am committed to having a positive impact on the community and reducing Mental Health stigma. I believe that most things in life have their negative and positive side. It all depends on which…

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Elia Tessera, MSN PMHNP-B
Nurse Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Elia Tessera is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her graduate degree from The George Washington University School of Nursing in 2021 and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Elia entered the health care field in 2004 and has served the mental…

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Ngozi Amadi-Obi, MSN, PMHNP-C, FNP-C
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA and Rockville, MD

Ngozi is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner at Columbia Associates in Psychiatry. She pleased to be a part of this organization where “patient” comes first. 

Her career in health care started at the University College Ibadan Nigeria where I earned a Diploma  degree in Nursing. She transitioned to…

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Yasmin H. Undeland, MSN, PMHNP-C, FNP-C, NNP-C
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Yasmin is a nurse practitioner that holds board certifications in Psychiatric Mental Health, Family  Practice and Neonatology. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her  Master’s degree from Georgetown University. She completed her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse  Practitioner post-masters certificate from Liberty University. 

Her experiences as a…

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JENNIFER STREET, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Jennifer Street is a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and a life-long resident of the DMV  area. She has over 6 years of experience in behavioral health including both inpatient and outpatient  settings. She earned her Master’s of Nursing degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She has two  school-aged children and loves traveling, hiking, art, and learning. She is…

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FELICIA ABOAGYE, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Felicia Aboagye is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP- BC), licensed
in Virginia. She has over 17 years of experience working as a Nurse, Behavior health nurse clinician &
case manager providing nursing and psychiatric care to both children and adults. She obtained her
bachelor's degree in nursing from George Mason University and her Master’s degree in…

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COLEEN HARBIN, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, Alexandria, VA

Coleen A. Harbin is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Temple University and worked for several years in the mental health field prior to becoming a registered nurse. These experiences include working as a mental health specialist at So Others Might Eat in Washington, DC,…

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TERAS FLOWERS, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Teras G. Flowers is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who is passionate
about decreasing the stigma surrounding mental health - one family at a time.


She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Howard University in 2014. That same year, she
began working at one of the busiest hospitals in…

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Patricia Hardy, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Patricia Hardy is a board-certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner who has a special interest in working with adolescents and young adults. She holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing Education and a post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse degree in psychiatry from Stony Brook University. Patricia has more than 25 years of experience in medicine, with a career…

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OLAOLU FADAIRO, MSN, MPH, CRNP, PMHNP-BC
Advanced Practitioner, Arlington, VA and Rockville, MD

Olaolu Fadairo is an accomplished Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensed in child to adult psychiatric modality of care and proud to be a part of Columbia Association in Psychiatry.  Olaolu has invested over 25 years of positive accomplished experience in hospital executive management, outstanding leadership and bedside nursing competency.  Olaolu has a Master of Public Health degree from…

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SHIRLEY BERRY, MSN, NP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Arlington, VA and Aldie, VA

Shirley is a psychiatric nurse practitioner; she has worked in the field of psychiatry for over 30 years. She has been the child unit director at Dominion for seven years. Prior to that she 20 was the coordinator of the school based psychiatric program at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Shirley holds a BA in psychology from Seton Hill…

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Christina Savoy, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Arlington, VA

Christina Savoy is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner who holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing Administration and Healthcare from George Mason University and is in the process of completing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice. She has over 10 years of psychiatric nursing experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults in outpatient, residential, and inpatient settings in the…

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Christina Rinderle, MSN/Ed, NNP-C, PMHNP-C, PMH-C
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Christina Rinderle is a dual licensed board-certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). She began working at the Perinatal Project | Columbia Associates in Psychiatry in 2020. Tina has spent the majority of her nursing career working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) focusing on the comprehensive care of ill and preterm newborns and…

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Physician Assistants

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DUSTIN BOGAN, PA-C
Advanced Practitioner, Aldie, VA

Dustin is a board certified pediatric physician assistant and fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics. As a former resident of rural Virginia, Dustin became familiar with the vast need for improved mental health care. He attended Shenandoah University to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in…

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ANNE NGUYEN, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Anne Nguyen is a NCCPA board-certified Physician Assistant. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and then pursued her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree at Radford University at Carilion in Roanoke, VA. Initially, she worked in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in Maryland; however, when she moved to Tampa,…

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PEGAH IZADPANAH, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Pegah Izadpanah is an NCCPA board-certified PA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014. She then went on to earn her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Shenandoah University in 2018. She gained experience in surgery, hospital medicine and emergency medicine prior to her transition to psychiatry. Outside of work, Pegah…

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Nursing Professionals

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Olga Vasilachi, RN
Nursing Professional, Arlington, VA

Olga Vasilachi is a Registered Nurse who received her degree from Tiraspol Medical College in the major General Medicine in 1985. Over the past 35 years she has worked as a Registered Nurse in multiple areas of nursing.

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Marybeth Friedman, RN
Nursing Professional, Arlington, VA

Marybeth received her BA in Psychology from the University of Hawaii and her A.D.R.N. from Middlesex Community College, MA. She has worked exclusively in psychiatric settings, including 15 years at Dominion Hospital in Falls Church, VA.

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Counseling and Therapeutic Clinicians

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Johnny Aragon, LMSW
Counseling and Therapy, Rockville, MD

Johnny Aragon is social worker with 9-years military experience (Army) and 7-years educating and training cognitive and social-emotional skills to at-risk-teens in the public school system. Given this background he comfortable operating within extreme stress environments. He has a passion for mentoring and educating skills to at-risk-teens and teens with disabilities. His background also includes work at…

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Chenoa Bishop, LMSW
Counseling and Therapeutic, Arlington, VA

Chenoa Bishop is a Licensed Master Social Worker trained to work with adolescents and adults. She is a trauma- and neuro-informed clinician who uses her knowledge and experience to employ a holistic approach to treatment. Chenoa is experienced in working with adult survivors of domestic violence and treating substance use disorders. Her experience also includes co-facilitating group…

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MEGAN ROBINSON, MSW
Counseling and Therapeutic, Aldie, VA

Megan Robinson is a master’s level social worker who is passionate about helping children and  adolescents work through their everyday struggles. She works from a strengths- based perspective that  helps children, adolescents, and families identify their goals and make action plans to accomplish those  set goals to create a lasting positive change. She works with individuals who…

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Wendy Sittner, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Aldie, VA

Wendy Sittner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received an M.S.W. from Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Social Work and a B.A. in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Virginia.  She works with primarily adolescents and young adults, and provides therapy in English and Spanish.  Her clinical practice is trauma-informed with a lens focused on equity.  Using techniques from Motivational…

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Brittany B. Davis, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Aldie, VA

Brittany Davis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is passionate about helping women and families live wholeheartedly and intentionally. She works from a strengths-based perspective to assist clients with identifying goals, utilizing resources, and creating change. Brittany has experience working in numerous clinical settings including: private practice, university counseling centers, out-patient mental health, substance abuse facilities, and hospice.…

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Janice Caro, PhD
Comprehensive Psychological Evaluations Individual, Family, and Marital Therapy, Arlington and Rockville Offices

Dr. Caro’s approach in working with others, whether they are children, adolescents, adults, or families, is to empower her clients to make the changes they see as important in their own lives. From the beginning of treatment, Dr. Caro focuses her clients on the outcomes they are looking forward to and in collaboration works with them through practical and solution-oriented…

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Xavier Bonilla, PsyD, LPC
Rockville, MD

Dr. Bonilla is a graduate of the American School of Professional Psychology (ASPP)-Washington DC with a Doctor of Psychology degree(PsyD) in Clinical Psychology. He is also a graduate of Capital Bible Seminary and ASPP with a Master of Arts in Counseling and Clinical Psychology, respectively. Xavier is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Maryland, DC, and Virginia. He has been working…

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Rebecca Berman, LCSW, MLSP
Group, Individual, and Family Psychotherapy, Arlington Offices

Rebecca Berman specializes in treating eating disorders, self-injurious behavior, and self-esteem. She works within the eating disorders treatment team at Columbia Associates to coordinate the most effective and supportive treatment. Rebecca is also Clinical Supervisor for the Renfrew Center of Maryland. Rebecca holds two graduate degrees from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and…

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Madeline Suss Bishop, LCSW
Adolescent and Adult Therapist. Ins Therapy and Family. Positive Therapy Approach, Arlington, VA and Rockville, MD

Madeline Suss Bishop, LCSW, has an Master in Social Work from the University of Maryland. She has a BA in Literature from American University, and she did graduate work in Medieval Literature at the University of Maryland. She credits her epiphanies while working on her master’s thesis in medieval literature for shifting her focus from teaching to being a therapist.…

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Yelena Boex, LCSW
Adolescent and Adult CBT and Group Therapy, Arlington and Mclean Offices

Yelena Boex is an adolescent, adult, and family therapist specializing in the provision of evidenced-based treatment for a range of psychological difficulties and disorders, including depression, anxiety, low self-esteem/poor self-image, relationship difficulties, and family stress. Ms. Boex provides services in both outpatient and inpatient settings and blends cognitive behavioral therapy with an interpersonal process in therapy. She believes that the…

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Victoria Campbell, LCSW, MSW, D-SACCP, PsyD(ABD)
Adult, Military , First Responder Specialty Provider mTBI, CBT, BSFT, Positive Psychology, Arlington, McLean Offices

Victoria Campbell has previously served as an embedded clinical provider for 10 units on Fort Carson. She is a prior service enlisted member of the United States Army and has served as a Behavioral Health Officer for the 928th ASMC located on Ft. Carson, CO.

Victoria Campbell received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO…

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Frani Gallagher, LCSW
Adolescent and Adult Individual, Group, and Family Therapy. Sleep Problems, Arlington and Mclean Offices

Frani Gallagher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker(LCSW) who has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, family stress, parenting, attachment associated with adoption, and difficult life transitions. Frani has a Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A in Psychology and Family Science from the University of Maryland, College…

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Prescriber Support Team

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Kelsey McCormick
Prescriber Support Staff, Aldie, VA

Kelsey is part of our prescriber support staff team and is a certified TMS technician. She previously spent 5 years in the medical field and started with Columbia Associates in Psychiatry and The Perinatal Project in 2021. She has been passionate about mental health her whole life and is always working to break the negative stigma around it. She wants people…

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Laura Moreno
Prescriber Support Staff, Arlington, VA

Laura Moreno works at Columbia Associates in Psychiatry in the role of Prescriber Support Staff. Laura has an Associate of Science degree in Psychology and plans to further her education in the field by obtaining a bachelor’s degree. Laura is passionate about mental health and truly enjoys helping others to achieve their goals. In her spare time,…

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Destiny Gray
Prescriber Support Staff, Arlington, VA

Destiny Gray recently joined Columbia Associates in Psychiatry as part of the Prescriber Support Staff. Prior to becoming a member of the team, Destiny worked in a fast-paced primary care office for pediatric patients. Currently, she’s working to further her education in healthcare by pursuing her Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration. She is driven by her compassion for…

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William Lewis
Prescriber Support Staff, Arlington and Aldie, VA

Drew is part of our prescriber support staff team and is a certified TMS technician.  He previously spent 10 years in the mental health field and started with Columbia Associates in Psychiatry and The Perinatal Project in 2016. He is very passionate about mental health and working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that those…

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Administrative Team

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Darian Royal
Patient and Site Coordinator, Aldie, VA

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Lina Bouadis
Patient and Site Coordinator, Arlington, VA

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Katrina Grier
Patient and Site Coordinator, Arlington, VA

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Tara Gramm
Medical Records Compliance Officer

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Emelyn Meza
Patient and Site Coordinator, Arlington, VA

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Lorrie J. Spivack, BSN, RN
Chief Operating Officer

Lorrie J. Spivack is a Registered Nurse who received her Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. She has spent her nursing career dedicated to psychiatric nursing. Lorrie began working as a staff nurse at Dominion Hospital in 2000, after 2 years she became Assistant Clinical Manager and was later promoted to Director of Youth Services. She continued to advance her career…

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