Reynald Omega is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner offering services to adolescent and adult residents in California, Florida and New JerseyHe has a variety of clinical interests; however, he specializes in bipolar disorders, mood disorders, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, substance use, dependence and addictionIn his practice, Reynald uses a holistic approach centered around the belief that stronger mind will lead to a stronger body. 

Reynald’s interest in mental and behavioral health care came naturally; he has always wanted to help people live a better life. He helps individuals overcome life challenges through resilience building. 

Reynald is a foreign physician graduate, speaks four languages and loves technology. 

Mental health is as just important as physical health.”  

Taslim Zaman, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to adults in California, New Jersey and PennsylvaniaHe has a variety of clinical interests; however, he specializes in adult psychiatry, addiction and wellness and health promotion. In his practice, Taslim believes the mind, body and soul are intricately connected, and one must take care of all three to produce the best results. 

Taslim’s interest in mental and behavioral health care developed at an early age. He comes from a family of psychiatrists and has always been surrounded by the culture of psychiatry. And because of his belief in the therapeutic benefits of psychotropics, he wanted to become a psychiatrist so he could use those tools to hopefully improve his patients’ lives. 

Taslim loves the massive culture of cars. He enjoys spending hours researching, painting, or just talking to other automotive gearheads like himself. You can always find Taslim jamming to electronic music, because in his youth he always wanted to become a DJAt his most in shape, he would go to the gym on a daily basis. He is a true believer in the concept of mind, body and soul. 

“If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”  Bruce Lee 

Rebecca Poage is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in California and Texas. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are working with trauma survivors, veterans, learning issues, mood disorders, medical issues and autism immune issues. In her practice, Rebecca’s philosophy of care is to look for strengths, resources and spiritual and community support that individuals may have. She assesses areas of need and seeks to help empower individuals to access resources to promote growth and aid in reducing their challenges. Rebecca workto help individuals see their challenges from a perspective that allows for breakthroughs. She will typically use metaphors adapted to everyone to describe situations to help facilitate problem resolution. 

Rebecca’s interest in mental and behavioral health care comes from having benefited from her own therapy. Her interest then developed when those close to her sought her support. She feels well suited for the field. 

Rebecca once rented a stick-shift car to explore Normandy, France for a week on her own. She has fond memories of going on road trips as a child with her family around the US, some of Canada and Mexico. She has an interest in art, music, dance, drama and cinema. Humor is a key value of hers. 

“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”  – Helen Keller 

Diana Methfessel, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist offering services to adult residents in CaliforniaShe has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are family therapy comprised of adult children and their parents, therapy for graduate students in master level or PhD/PsyD university programs, therapy with adult children of alcoholic/addictive parents, therapy with family members struggling with an addictive family member, hospice and end of live issues, grief work related to pets, and hoarding. In her practice, Diana believes that most people want to be heard and accepted for whatever they are going through at that moment. Once someone feels understood, they can then embrace hope to consider walking through the dark places in their lives.  

Since she was young, Diana has been interested in mental health care and how people think and behave. Her sense of curiosity allows her to “lean in” and imagine what it is like to walk in the shoes of individuals she is working with. 

After 50 years in her home state of California, Diana decided to move across the country to FloridaShe is dedicated to wellness practice, including yoga and mindfulness meditation, and is passionate about animals and preserving our beautiful world.  

A challenge is an opportunity to change your direction.”  

Lorraine Gray, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist offering services to adult residents in California. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are LGBT issues, life transitions, geriatric therapy, gender identity and dysphoria, and women’s issues and health. In her practice, Lorraine’s approach to care is to work alongside her clients to help them get where they want to be. She prides herself on being open-minded and nonjudgmental; and is generally upbeat and really cares about the people she works with. 

Lorraine’s interest in mental health care comes from always having been drawn to the details and stories people shared about themselves. For as long as she can remember people told her “you would make a great therapist”, so she listened and became one. 

Lorraine makes delicious ice cream and says that the most beautiful place she’s been to is Norway.

Never be defined by your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.” -Unknown

Dr. Nikita Dixon is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to children and adolescent residents in California. Nikita is a graduate of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Andrew O’Neil is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in California. He has a vast array of clinical interests; however, his specializations are anxiety disorders, mood disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, life transitions and LGBT issues.

Eva Hill, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in California and New JerseyShe has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are stress management, mood disorders, grief counseling, relationships and effective communication 

Eva has had long-term interest and practice in meditation, counseled Peace Corps volunteers in Nepal and taught English in China. 

Stephen Herman is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in California and New YorkHe has a vast array of clinical interests; however, his specializations are child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, mood disorders, parenting and play therapy. In his practice, Stephen believes in providing compassionate, exemplary and skillful care, maintaining the highest ethics of his profession. 

Stephen’s interest in mental health care comes from having always worked with children; he started out as a pediatrician and practiced for several years. Stephen loves to listen to all kinds of music, especially classical and folk. He used to have a radio show in New York for medical consumers. Additionally, he is board certified in forensic psychiatry and writer on forensics and children for the Newsletter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 

“Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.” -Henrik Ibsen 

Nnaemeka Anosike is a board-certified nurse practitioner offering services to adult residents in California. His clinical interests include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, anger management, panic disorders, postpartum depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders, autism spectrum disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders.

Nnaemeka is passionate about helping individuals manage and deal with mental and behavioral conditions, enjoys traveling and is a huge soccer fan.

If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline at 1.800.273.8255. If your issue is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.