635 Stephenson Avenue, Savannah, Georgia  31405

KRISTINE NICKEL GAYLE, MSSA, LCSW

Krissi is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. In addition to working with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, grief and loss, codependency, and issues unique to women, Krissi has a special interest in working with women struggling with pregnancy loss, postpartum depression and anxiety, and infertility. Krissi utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as evidence-based techniques with her clients. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and her Master's Degree in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.


Kevin Winders, MD

Brad Sites, MD


Mr. Dochney is a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Georgia. Since entering the field Brendan has worked in a variety of settings to include: a college campus counseling center, in home counseling, short term/crisis management and stabilization on an acute intake hospital unit, and a long term forensic (legal) unit in a hospital. He specializes in adolescents, young adults, and adults struggling with mood issues/disorders, anxiety related issues/disorders, and thought disorders utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy techniques. Brendan was born in New Jersey and raised in the metro Atlanta area. He received a Master of Science in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from Valdosta State University.


Seleem Sayyar, MD

BRENDAN DOCHNEY, LPC

Leah Carter, PMHNP-BC 

Leah Carter is a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She works with children, adolescents, and adults, treating a variety of psychiatric disorders including anxiety, ADHD, depression, bipolar, and PTSD. She utilizes both medication management and brief supportive therapy. After graduating from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she worked as registered nurse. She then went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization as a psychiatric nurse practitioner from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has over five years of nursing experience.

General Psychiatrist


Dr. Sayyar is Board Certified in General Psychiatry. He works with older adolescents and adults of all ages. He specializes in the pharmacological treatment of a variety of psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar, and attention deficit disorder. In addition to medication management, he uses supportive psychotherapy when needed.

Dr. Sayyar is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee and also completed medical school there.  He completed his Psychiatry residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.



Partner


Dr. Winders is Board Certified in General Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  He specializes in the evaluation and medication management of psychiatric disorders as well as brief supportive  therapy. He works mostly with children and young to middle-aged adults.
 
Dr. Winders was born in Savannah.  He is a graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens and Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.


Alana Cox, MD

NANCY ESCHETTE, PHD

Sam Michaels PA-C, MSPAS, MBA

Our Therapists

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Hours:  8AM - 5PM  Monday-Thursday;  8AM - 4PM  Friday


PHONE  912.352.2921    FAX  912.352.1038

Dr. Eschette is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Special areas of interest include: Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents and Adults, Attention Deficit Disorders, Stress Management and Crisis Intervention. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated from Tulane University and the University of Southern Mississippi.  She completed her internship at the University of Tennessee Medical College.


Our Doctors


General Psychiatrist


Dr. Cox is Board Certified in General Psychiatry.  She specializes in the treatment of adult mood and anxiety disorders and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.  She utilizes both medication management and brief supportive therapy.  She has experience in university student mental health and completed research regarding attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. 

Dr. Cox is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.  She completed her Psychiatry residency at Washington University in St. Louis.

Partner


Dr. Sites is a Board Certified General Psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and adult attention deficit disorder. He utilizes both medication and brief supportive psychotherapy.
 
Originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina, Dr. Sites not only attended Furman University but he also completed medical school and his Psychiatry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Physician Assistant


After graduating from the University of Georgia  with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science, Sam attended South University where he received a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies . He has been board certified since 2008.  He has worked in psychiatry for over nine years treating children, adolescents and adults with a variety of psychiatric disorders including depression, ADHD, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar and schizophrenia.  He utilizes both medication and brief supportive psychotherapy.