Behavioral Health Providers

Chase Brexton Health Services offers a variety of health care services. Our providers are experts in their field and will provide you with the highest quality care.

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Brad Bailey, PsyD, Staff Psychologist

Education: PsyD - Illinois School of Professional Psychology
Areas of Interest: LGBT concerns, Queer Identity Development, and transgender concerns; Interpersonal difficulties and couples; HIV's effect on serodiscordant couples; HIV's effect on minorities, in particular the MSM minority community and women;  grief and loss;  anxiety; training and supervision
Modality: Individuals, Couples, Groups
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2012
Location: Mt. Vernon Center


 

Juli A. Buchanan, PsyD, Chief Behavioral Health Officer

Education: PsyD – Indiana State University
Areas of Interest: GLBT and Multicultural Issues, Obesity, Geriatrics, Trauma
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2009
Modality: Individuals, Couples, Groups
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 


 

Avi Burstein, LCPC, Addictions Therapist

Education: MA - Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Areas of Interest: Addiction, Co-Occuring Disorders, Trauma, Personality Disorders
Modality: Individual, Group, Family
Theoretical Orientation: Behavioral Therapies, Psychodynamic
Licensure: Clinical Professional Counselor, Maryland - 2011
Location: Mt. Vernon Center


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Rachelle Calixte, BA, Student Extern

Education: American University
Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Trauma, Multicultural Issues; Adolescents and Adults
Modality: Individual, Group
Theoretical Orientation: Integration of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
 

Heather M. Chase, LCSW-C, Staff Therapist and Clinical Lead

Education: MSW – University of North Carolina
Areas of Interest: Co-Occurring Disorders, GLBT issues, Trauma, Brief Intervention
Modality: Individuals, Groups
Licensure: Clinical Social Worker, Maryland - 2005
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 

 

 

 

 


Michele Crisafulli, MA, Student Extern

Education: MA - Boston University
Areas of Interest: Substance Abuse, Co-occuring Disorders, Stigma, Health Promotion, Community Outreach
Modality: Individual, Group
Theoretical Orientation: Integration of Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
 

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Randi Dublin, PhD, Behavioral Health Consultant/Staff Psychologist

Education: PhD - Hofstra University
Areas of Interest: Behavioral Medicine, Primary Care/Mental Health Integration, Anxiety, Depression
Modality: Individual
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2013
Location: Mt. Vernon Center



 

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Julie Eastin, PhD, Director of Behavioral, Mt. Vernon

Education: PhD - University of Michigan
Areas of Interest: LGBTQ issues, Grief and Loss, Trauma
Modality: Individuals, Couples, Families
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2008
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 



 

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David Goode-Cross, PhD, Behavioral Health Training Manager

Education: PhD - University of Missouri-Columbia
Areas of Interest: Black/African American Mental Health, LGBT People of Color, Training and Supervision
Modality: Individuals, Couples, Groups
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2012; Clinical Psychologist, Virginia - 2011
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 


 


Jon Gorman, PsyD, Staff Psychologist

Education: PsyD - Loyola University Maryland
Areas of Interest: Relationship Issues, Mood Disorders, Emerging Adulthood, Multicultural Issues/Social Justice
Modality: Individual, Group, Couples
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2014
Location: Mt. Vernon Center


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Karen M. Hillman, LCSW-C, Behavioral Health Access Manager

Education: MSW - University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interest: HIV, LGBT, Underserved Adults
Modality: Individual, Group
Theoretical Orientation: Client-centered Therapy, Use of Techniques from Motivational Interviewing, CBT, DBT, and ACT Modalities
Licensure: Clinical Social Worker, California - 2005; Clinical Social Worker, Maryland - 2010
 

Laila Hochhausen, PhD, Staff Psychologist

Education: PhD - George Washington University
Areas of Interest: Latino/a Mental Health, Gender and Sex Issues, Couples/Dyads, Perinatal Mental Health, Immigration/Acculturation, Relationship Conflict Adolescents
Modality: Individual, Couples, Groups
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2011
Location: Columbia Center

 

 

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Kristina Jackson, MS, Student Extern

Education: MS - Loyola University Maryland
Areas of Interest: Depression, Anxiety, and Loss/Grief; Adults and Older Adults
Modality: Individual, Group
Theoretical Orientation: Integration of Interpersonal Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy
 

Stacey Jackson-Roberts, MSW, Staff Therapist

Education: MSW - Smith College School for Social Work
Areas of Interest: Gender and Sexuality (i.e. Transgender, LGB, and Women's Mental Health), HIV, Veterans, Disabilities, and Underserved Populations
Modality: Individual, Group, Couples
Licensure: Graduate Social Worker, Maryland - 2013
Location: Mt. Vernon Center


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Michael M. Librie, MTS, MSW, Addictions Therapist

Education: MSW - University of Maryland
Areas of Interest: Addictions, Trauma, Co-Occuring Disorders, Spirituality, Transpersonal Psychology
Modality: Individual, Group, Family
Licensure: Certified-Clinical Social Worker, Maryland - 2010
Location: Mt. Vernon Center


Suzanne Linkroum, PhD, Behavioral Health Consultant/Staff Psychologist

Education: PhD - Virginia Commonwealth University
Areas of Interest: Adolescent mental health, anxiety, depression, stress and coping, girls' and women's issues
Modality: Individual, Group
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Interpersonal
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2010
Location: Mt. Vernon Center


Justin Linksz, MSW, Addictions Therapist

Education: MSW - Virginia Commonwealth University
Areas of Interest: Addictions, Trauma, Co-Occuring Disorders
Modality: Group, Individual
Licensure: Certified-Clinical Social Worker, Maryland - 2014
Location: Mt. Vernon Center


Dionne Little, Student Extern

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQ Population, Developmental Disabled, Cultural Issues, HIV Risk Behavior
Modality: Individual, Groups
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic


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Ivonne Mejia, MS, Student Extern

Education: MS - Loyola University Maryland
Areas of Interest: Latina/o Mental Health; Multicultural Issues; Emerging Adulthood
Modality: Individual, Group
Theoretical Orientation: Integration of Interpersonal Process Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness
 

Robin Mullican, PsyD, Behavioral Medicine Manager

Education: PsyD - Wright State University, School of Professional Psychology
Areas of Interest: Health Psychology (especially changing health behaviors and adjusting to living with HIV, diabetes, pain, and other medical conditions), Psychology in Primary Care, LGBT and Diversity Issues, Brief Interventions
Modality: Groups, Individual Consultation
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2004
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 

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David Neale-Lorello, PhD, Staff Therapist

Education: PhD - American University
Areas of Interest: Mindfulness, LGBTQ Issues, Men's Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction
Modality: Individual, Group
Theoretical Orientation: Integration of psychodynamic formulation and psychodynamic, acceptance, and cognitive-based treatments
Registration: Psychology Associate, Maryland
Location: Mt. Vernon and Columbia Centers


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Katie Richard, MS, Staff Therapist

Education: MS - Loyola University Maryland
Areas of Interest: Addictions and Co-Occuring Disorders
Modality: Group, Individual
Licensure: Clinical Professional Counselor, Maryland - 2011
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 

 

 

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Stephanie A. Saunders, PsyD, Staff Psychologist

Education: PsyD – Argosy University
MS - The Johns Hopkins University
Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Grief and Loss
Modality: Individual, Group, Couples
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 2008; Professional Counselor, Maryland - 2001
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 

 

 


Mandy Smith, MA, Addictions Manager

Education: MA - Bowie State University
Areas of Interest: Addictions and Co-Occuring Disorders
Modality: Individual, Group
Licensure: Clinical Professional Counselor, Maryland - 2004
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 

 

 

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Lauren Vaszil, LCPC, LCADC, Staff Therapist

Education: MS - University of Baltimore
Areas of Interest: Co-Occuring Disorders, Addiction, Trauma, Domestic Violence Treatment
Modality: Individuals
Licensure: Clinical Professional Counselor, Maryland - 2013; Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Maryland - 2013
Location: Columbia Center
 

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Donna M. Yaffe, PhD, Health & Behavioral Psychologist

Education: PhD – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Areas of Interest: Behavioral Medicine, Health Psychology, HIV-related Issues, LGBT Issues, Depression, Geriatrics, Grief and Loss
Modalities: Individual, Group, Couples
Licensure: Psychologist, Maryland - 1998
Location: Mt. Vernon Center

 


 

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