To provide the highest standards of mental healthcare, emphasizing compassion, transparency and accountability.
We are a young, expanding, energetic group of Child/General Psychiatrists, Therapists, and Nurse Practitioners, helping address the mental health crisis. We value and encourage diversity and authenticity in all that we do.
We help individuals with mental health concerns. With a wide range of specialties, leading technology, and caring staff, we offer a positive and supported experience every step of the way. We are a part of YOUR team.
Katarina Nguyen, M.D. attended medical school, residency in General Psychiatry and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Virginia, where she also served as Chief Fellow from 2018-2019 before returning home to Northern Virginia.
She specializes in psychiatric care of children, adolescents, and adults for diagnosis, evaluation, and medication management, and is a firm believer in goal-oriented, integrative care in coordination with psychotherapy providers. With a warm, compassionate, and easy-going style, Dr. Nguyen is often considered by caregivers looking for a supportive “feelings doctor”; for children struggling with fear, sadness, anger, and concentration problems. She is happy to accommodate busy schedules with early morning, lunchtime, or late afternoon/early evening appointments.
Natalie Brooks is a doctoral psychiatric nurse practitioner. Natalie has training and experience treating psychiatric disorders across the lifespan in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has a sub-specialty in forensic nursing and her work in the field has been presented internationally. Her population of interest include survivors of both sexual and domestic abuse. She provides holistic, goal-oriented, patient-centered medication management.
Jonathan Fricke, PMHNP-BC was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. He obtained his Masters in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Care at Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. He has over 10 years of experience in psychiatric acute care and 2 years of experience in neurological intensive care nursing. Jon specialized in treating children and adolescents at Dominion Hospital for over 7 years. Currently, he provides individualized care with children, adolescents and adults in office.
Pamela Marks is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She has years of experience working with older adolescents and adults of all ages who struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem/low self-image, identity issues, sexuality issues, sleep problems, and relationship issues. She prioritizes fostering a safe and supportive space to empower individuals to reach their personal goals.
Heather trained at The Renfrew Center of Baltimore and is currently undergoing two additional certifications related to food and body issues. Her special interests are eating disorders, including binge eating disorder, bulimia, and anorexia, as well as related concerns, like body image, compulsive eating, chronic dieting, intuitive eating, and orthorexia. She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and she is passionate about the Health At Every Size® philosophy and approach.
Courteney Strickland, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families experiencing depression, behavioral issues, anxiety, suicidality, self harm, and learning differences. Courteney has served in both clinical and supervisory roles at Dominion Hospital, serving children, adolescents and their families. Courteney’s clinical expertise includes facilitating individual, group, and family therapy, as well as parent training sessions designed to improve the parent-child relationship.
Heather has a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine. Heather is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist who serves adolescents, adults, and couples with a wide variety of mental health concerns.
Adena Levy, LCSW, specializes in counseling and therapy services for individuals and couples. Throughout her career, Mrs. Levy has worked with clients on topics such as coping with stress, depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief and loss. She uses a strengths based approach and believes that her role as a Clinician is to help guide clients to live their best lives. She is well-liked and trusted by clients and is honored to provide her therapeutic services.
Kieran Evans is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Bachelor of Arts from American University, a Master of Health Sciences from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Social Work from Boston College. Kieran has 10 years of mental health experience, working primarily with adults who experience depression, anxiety, mood instability, grief and loss, sleep issues, interpersonal difficulties, and identity confusion. She has special interest and training in working with clients who have post-traumatic stress disorder and/or a history of trauma. Clients have described Kieran as warm, compassionate, easy-to-talk-to, thoughtful, collaborative and engaging. She is comfortable doing both insight-oriented therapy as well as skill-building and often utilizes both depending on what you need.