JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Comprehensive MedPsych Systems, a nationally recognized group of experienced, compassionate, board-certified mental health professionals, today announced the opening of two new facilities in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, and appointed several new clinicians to its team.
"Our new facilities serve a specific purpose in the Greater Jacksonville and surrounding areas," said Geoffrey Kanter, Ph.D., ABN, ABPdN, president at Comprehensive MedPsych Systems. "We sensed a need for evidence-based treatment and comprehensive mental health care in the local community, and are proud to provide that with such respected, dedicated clinicians."
With a core multi-disciplinary approach, CMPS offers a variety of specialized, outpatient treatment programs, including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to treat long-term depression. The practice is also launching its new Ketamine program for depression to coincide with the opening of its new locations.
CMPS has welcomed several clinicians, including Chelsea Foote, LCSW; Anjali Pathak, M.D.; Lauren Snyder, LMHC; Rose Turner, APRN; and Jonathan Valletta, LMHC, at the new locations. At the Jacksonville facility, Dr. Pathak serves as a board-certified psychiatrist; Foote and Snyder joined the psychotherapy department; and Turner serves as an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Valletta has joined the psychotherapy department at the Jacksonville Beach location. The practice has also appointed three former Mayo Clinic clinicians: John Richard Crossfield, LMHC, MAC, NCC; Marjorie McMaster, M.D.; and Elliot Richelson, M.D. to its Jacksonville Beach location. Crossfield has joined the psychotherapy department, and Dr. McMaster and Dr. Richelson serve as board-certified psychiatrists.
"We look forward to integrating a wide range of clinical expertise into our growing practice," said Kanter. "The Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach facilities further establish CMPS as a leader in comprehensive mental health care, while allowing our patients to receive the professional support they need."
About Comprehensive MedPsych Systems Established in 1998, Comprehensive MedPsych Systems (CMPS) is a nationally recognized group of experienced, compassionate, board-certified mental health professionals, with 20 locations throughout Florida and Alabama. CMPS is considered the largest and most comprehensive private behavioral mental health care group in Florida. The company employs more than 100 clinicians: psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, social workers, counselors and therapists, and treats children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. CMPS is owned by Refresh Mental Health, which promotes clinical excellence and client access to high quality mental health care by partnering with leading practices with specialized programs throughout the United States. For more information on CMPS, visit www.medpsych.net.