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Personalized Psychiatry Treatments for All Ages

At the Stacie Mathewson Behavioral Health and Addiction Institute at Renown, our Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is committed to delivering exceptional, evidence-based, and compassionate behavioral health care to individuals of all ages within our community.

Our approach centers on personalized treatment strategies, incorporating a blend of therapy, medications, and cutting-edge, research-based interventions. We seamlessly integrate biomedical and psychosocial methodologies into our patient-centered care, ensuring comprehensive support and holistic healing.

Moreover, we are deeply invested in education, nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals to serve the diverse needs of Northern Nevada. Our mission is to empower physicians and other healthcare providers with the skills and knowledge necessary to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients.

Operations Team

  • Chair/Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health: Takesha Cooper, MD
  • VP of Operations: Steve Shell, MBA
  • Site Leaders: Kathryn Newman & Michele Foley
  • TMS Treatment Coordinator: Darci Actis
  • Wellness Services Coordinator: Julie Jewell
  • Other: Thomas Wheaton