Our Providers

We are committed to delivering medical care that combines excellence, service and compassion with innovative research and educational programs.

Psychiatrists

Adnan Ahmed, MBBS
Adult Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Integrated Behavioral Health; First Episode Psychosis
I strive to provide team-based comprehensive psychiatric care to my patients.

Afshan Anjum, MD
Dr. Anjum directs the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic training for the fellows. She sees patients with a variety of childhood onset psychiatric illnesses including developmental delays, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorders, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, Anxiety Spectrum disorders, Autism Spectrum disorders, Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum disorders and Mood disorders.

Matej Bajzer, MD, PhD
Adult Psychiatry; Outpatient Neuromodulation (ECT, TMS)

Deanna Bass, MD
General Adult Outpatient Psychiatry; Psychiatric care of medically ill adults in an outpatient setting; Psychiatric consultation in a primary care setting

Gail Bernstein, MD
Dr. Bernstein is tripled-boarded (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, and Pediatrics). She joined the University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry in 1985. Dr. Bernstein has been included in the Best Doctors in America database from 1996-2014, and was selected as a Top Doctor in Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine in 2013, 2014 & 2016.

David Bond, MD, PhD
Treatment of bipolar depression and the diagnosis and treatment of additional psychiatric conditions in people with bipolar disorder (e.g. anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorder)

Kathryn Cullen, MD
Director of the Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic, which is designed to provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and evidence-based treatements to children and adolescents with mood disorders. Dr. Cullen also works on the adolescent subacute unit (Adolescent Crisis, Lodging and Stabilization Services).

S. Hossein Fatemi, MD, PhD
Adult Psychiatry

Quentin Gabor, MD
Dr. Gabor is an experienced clinician and educator with expertise in persistent mental illness, and fostering wellness, and recovery.

Lucien Gonzalez, MD, MS, FAAP
Substance Use and related disorders; Pediatric Behavioral Health

Jonathan Homans, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Suma Jacob, MD, PhD
Dr. Jacob's clinical specialties include developmental disorders that affect rigid, inflexible behaviors and social functioning including autism, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety and selective mutism. Treatment modalities include group, family and individual cognitive behavioral therapy along with medication management.

Ziad Nahas, MD
Treatment resistant mood disorders; anxiety disorders; neuromodulation; insight oriented dynamic psychotherapy

Katharine Nelson, MD
Adult Psychiatry; Borderline Personality Disorder; Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Stephen Olson, MD
Schizophrenia; Phenomenology; Psychopharmacology; Treatment-resistant psychosis and mood disorders

George Realmuto, MD
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; ADHD; Autism

Barry Rittberg, MD
Adult Psychiatry; Mood Disorders

Sheila Specker, MD
Eating Disorders; Substance Use Disorders; Addictive Disorders

Vince Vallera, MD
Adult Psychiatry; Integrated Mental Health Services

Sophia Vinogradov, MD
Adult Psychiatry; Schizophrenia

Lora Wichser, MD
Adult Psychiatry; Intellectual Disability

Psychologists

Michael Bloomquist, PhD, LP
Dr. Bloomquist provides psychological evaluations, psychotherapy, and program consultation at PrairieCare Institute through a University of Minnesota Physicians contract. He specializes in parent and family skills training (a.k.a. behavioral family therapy) for youth with behavior-emotional problems.

Christine Conelea, PhD
Tourette Syndrome; tic disorders; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; anxiety disorders; cognitive-behavioral therapy

Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel, PhD, LP
Mood Disorders; Grief/Bereavement

Matt Kushner, PhD, LP
Behavioral and cognitive therapies for anxiety disorders, especially obsessive compulsive disorder

Katherine Lingras, PhD, LP
Dr. Lingras is a Licensed Psychologist in Minnesota and provides individual psychotherapy and psychological assessments in the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic. She provides clinical services to children and their parents, and specializes in young children under 8. She also provides training and mental health consultation to providers in community-based organizations such as pediatric clinics and early education programs.

Bev Long, PsyD, LP
Dr. Long's clinical work focuses on clients with Borderline Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder, and related conditions, using Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

Mike Miller, PsyD, LP
Psychology; Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Richelle Moen, PhD, LP
Individual, Family and Group Therapy; Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT); Emotional Dysregulation, Eating Disorders

Aimee Murray, PhD, LP
Dr. Murray heads a specialty clinic for those at risk for psychosis. She also co-facilitates a day treatment based cognitive remediation program for young adults with psychosis.

Tim Piehler, PhD, LP
Dr. Piehler is the director of the Attention and Behavior Problems Clinic in the Department of Psychiatry. He provides psychological assessments as well as family-focused psychotherapy.

Emily Pisetsky, PhD, LP
Eating Disorders; Body Image; Obesity; Mood Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Stress and Adjustment; Chronic Illness

Kristina Reigstad, PsyD, LP
Dr. Reigstad provides individual psychotherapy and psychological assessments in the Child & Adolescent Anxiety and Mood Disorders Clinic. She provides clinical services to children, adolescents and adults. She also provides psychotherapy to parents with their own mental health concerns and parents of children experiencing mental illness.

Danielle Vrieze, PhD, LP
Early childhood mental health; anxiety disorders; disruptive behavior disorders; trauma; assessment; cognitive behavioral therapy

Jeffrey Wozniak, PhD, LP
Neuropsychological Assessment; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Alexandra Zagoloff, PhD, LP
Dr. Zagoloff provides clinical services in the Child and Adolescent Anxiety and Mood Disorders Clinic. She conducts psychological assessments as well as individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. In conjunction with individual therapy, Dr. Zagoloff conducts family therapy and parent guidance sessions when indicated.

NAVIGATE Teams

Scott Curran, MSW, LICSW
Director and Family Clinician

Melissa Dalhoe, MSW, LICSW
Director and Family Clinician

Melanie Bourke, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
NAVIGATE Prescriber

Kayla James, MSW, LGSW
Individual Resiliency Trainer

Christa Reader, MSW, LGSW
Individual Resiliency Trainer

Melissa Rosewall
Supported Employment and Education Specialist

Craig Chapman
Supported Employment and Education Specialist

Advanced Practice Providers

Amy Jacky, APRN, CNP

Laurie Leabhart, CNS

Kate Miley, CNP

Jon O'Donnell, CNP