• Dr. Katia Hall, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

    Dr. Katia Hall, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

    Practice Owner/CEO
    Katia attended Old Dominion University for her Masters in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Degree and George Washington University for her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate. She has been a Nurse Practitioner since 2014. She is a Doctor of Nursing Practice. She provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management for all patient populations.

  • Aisha Gatling, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

    Aisha Gatling, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

    Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    Aisha attended Old Dominion University where she earned a Bachelor's in Biology/ Pre-medicine in 2009. In 2014 she changed her pre-med focus and earned a second Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Norfolk State University. Aisha spent five years understanding the comprehensive components of bedside nursing and patient care. In 2019 she returned to Walden University where she earned her Masters in Nursing, with a specialty in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Aisha understands a patient-centered approach will help improve the individual outcome. She believes combining cognitive, neuroscientific and holistic principles will help support the person as whole.

  • Dr. Ama Boateng, MBA, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

    Dr. Ama Boateng, MBA, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

    Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner
    Ama is a board-certified Nurse practitioner who specializes in Family and Psychiatry. She earned both degrees at The George Washington University. She believes that empathy and building a trusting relationship with patients and their families are vital to any recovery process. Ama specializes in working with psychiatric patients across the lifespan (children – elderly) struggling to cope with co-occurring disorders such as Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Substance Use, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Psychosis, and Bipolar. Ama is licensed through America Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) to treat Opioid Dependence with Buprenorphine and Methadone.

  • Dr. A. Blanco-Knezovich, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    Dr. A. Blanco-Knezovich, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    Dr. Ameanthea Blanco-Knezovich, DNP, FNP-C, CNE, completed her Doctorate at Old Dominion University in 2010. She had been in Family Practice and Urgent Care for 13 years, an educator for three years, and has been caring in the psych field since 2003 starting in the inpatient child and adolescent unit. She has been a medical director and senior clinician for multiple clinics and developed protocols for daily clinic operations. She is the Founder and Executive Director for Promethean Group a primary medical care clinic that services the homeless and peoples in need in Southeastern Virginia. Currently she practices in family practice and in psych med Management for mental health for children and adults.

  • Keesha Stewart, APRN, MSN, PMHNP-BC

    Keesha Stewart, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

    Keesha is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Post-Master’s Certification in December 2021 from Regis College located in Weston, Massachusetts. Prior to this, she earned her Master of Science in Nursing Administration from Old Dominion University 2014 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Norfolk State University in the mid 1990’s. She has an extensive diverse background as a compassionate, devoted healthcare practitioner. Her goals and passions include ensuring patients maintain their health and well-being, so that they may enjoy life to the fullest.

  • Tiffany Johnson, PA-C

    Tiffany Johnson, PA-C

    Tiffany Johnson is a nationally certified physician assistant who provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management to pediatrics, adolescents and adults. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Pre-medicine with a minor in Chemistry from Elizabeth City State University. She received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from East Carolina University in 2005. She has experience working with all populations and has worked in multiple specialties including emergency medicine, traditional urgent care, pediatric urgent care, pediatric outpatient medicine, urology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

  • Dr. Scott Wiener, MD

    Dr. Scott Wiener, MD

    Dr. Scott Wiener serves as our collaborating psychiatrist/physician. HE IS NOT ON-SITE.
    Dr. Wiener completed his medical training at the NYU and Zucker Schools of Medicine before running his own private practice in the suburbs of New York City. In 2016 he was appointed Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Touro College of Medicine and in 2018 appointed Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Wiener serves as an adviser and on the board of directors of Autism Friendly Spaces and has been an instructor for Psych U. Currently Dr. Wiener continues to focus his efforts in the area of functional medicine in mental health working with individuals and families in both Washington and Virginia.

  • Brittany Gray

    Brittany Gray

    Provisional/Resident in Counseling
    Brittany graduated from Virginia State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. She then obtained her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Norfolk State University in 2019. She has worked with different populations to include children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has experience with clients that are dealing with anxiety, depression, anger issues, behavioral issues, and low self-esteem just to name a few. Brittany utilizes person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused therapy techniques. She has a passion for empowering those that feel unseen and unheard as she strives to assist everyone with discovering their strengths and overcoming barriers. She believes in providing non-judgmental and genuine support to everyone to ensure a healthy therapeutic relationship. Her main goal is to ensure an emotionally open and safe environment, so that her clients are able to feel comfortable enough to go through the process of healing and personal growth.

  • Minnie Gardner

    Minnie Gardner

    Provisional/Resident in Counseling
    Minnie obtained her B.A in Psychology from Norfolk State University in 2005 and M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2010. She is focused on helping patients gain insight into their current challenges, behaviors, and beliefs. She believes that being healthy mentally is key to being healthy physically. It is her goal to provide patients with an environment that allows them to openly share, while feeling supported, and safe. Her next goal is to empower her patients to make healthy decisions by developing strengths that will improve their mental health and sculpt them into the person they are striving to be. With motivation and the willingness to change anything is possible.

  • Nicole Dandridge, MSW

    Nicole Dandridge, MSW

    Supervisee in Social Work
    Nicole obtained her Master of Social Work from Saint Leo University in 2019. She is currently a Supervisee in Social Work. Her passion is to assist clients in addressing challenges, and changes, obstacles by helping them to learn appropriate coping skills. She looks forward to joining clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.

Alpha Psychiatric Services, LLC

Specializing in NeuroStar TMS Therapy, Mental Health Care,
Therapy and Medication Management in Chesapeake, Virginia 23320.

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