Meet Our Team

Our providers are experienced and trained to provide a broad range of therapies for children, teens and adults. In order to provide the best care, our Nashville mental health providers can work seamlessly with one another with your consent and/or collaborate with outside referring professionals such as pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, teachers, and occupational therapists, to name a few.

Psychiatrist Susanna Quasem, MD

Psychiatrist Susanna Quasem, MD is passionate about helping children and adults lead fulfilling, meaningful lives, focusing on systems, balance and the big picture.

Psychiatrist Dana Deaton Verner, MD

Psychiatrist Dana Deaton Verner, MD is passionate about helping children and families reach their full potentials utilizing a holistic approach to mental health care.

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Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Lisa Beckner, is an experienced and compassionate clinician providing diagnostic, medication management and supportive therapy services.

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Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Laura Laine, provides diagnostic, medication management and supportive therapy services.


Psychologist Katie Herrington, Ph.D., is dedicated to the development of courageous, resilient children, adolescents, and young adults by affirming and caring for the whole person.

Therapist Emily Hardcastle, LCSW

Emily Hardcastle provides individual and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults and specializes in depression, anxiety, parenting and ADHD.

Counselor Ashley Johnson, LPC-MHSP

Ashley Johnston provides holistic, supportive therapy to adolescents, adults, and families, striving to address her clients’ physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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Shanna Kraai provides individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults utilizing a compassionate, strength-based, and cognitive-behavioral therapy approach. She specializes in anxiety, ADHD, and learning difficulties in elementary to middle school children.

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Jessica Chapman specializes in trauma and attachment issues but also provides therapy for children and teens who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, anger issues, family conflict, or are struggling with behavioral problems.

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Jennifer enjoys working with children of all ages and with all types of speech-language difficulties, and she especially likes treating children with executive function and/or language disorders.

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Cory Williams, BCN, MS, provides qEEG diagnostic services and both biofeedback and neurofeedback training sessions for patients suffering from a variety of acute and chronic psychological disorders.

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Lorin Herr works with children and adults specializing in neurofeedback and biofeedback modalities to assist children and adults in developing better self-regulation, relaxation, and self-awareness.

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Nashville native Navila Sharif attended Vanderbilt University and studied neuroscience and child development.

Marianne Sperry, MA CCC/SLP

Marianne Sperry specializes in speech language pathology and developmental learning needs.

Rebekah Walker, Therapist

Rebekah Walker provides psychotherapy to families, individuals and couples, utilizing a holistic, solution-focused and strength-based orientation.

Jason Miles, Office Manager

Nashville native Jason Miles comes to us with a decade of experience in the medical field.