Shahla Ali, MD
Dr. Ali is a board-certified Psychiatrist with 11+ years of extensive experience in treating common Psychiatric conditions including ADHD, ADD, PTSD, depression, anxiety, bi-polar and substance abuse. She has successfully treated thousands of patients in her outpatient practice as well as in various hospitals. Dr. Ali cares deeply about this profession and patient recovery is her top priority. She has conservative approach to medication and prescribes only when needed after careful assessment of each situation. Dr. Ali graduated from the prestigious institute of Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan and finished her residency training at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN. She has served as the Chief Resident and later as an adjunct faculty member at Meharry Medical College for 2 years. After graduating, Dr. Ali has practiced at various hospitals including Middle TN Mental Health Institute, Department of Veterans Affairs,VA North Texas Health Care System and Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare Systems
Njideka (NJ) Domrufus, PMHNP
Njideka (NJ) Domrufus is an experienced Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with years of clinical experience in treating psychiatric disorders and specializes in treating major depression, substance use disorders, eating disorders, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD and ADHD. NJ has full scope of therapeutic skills and she uses most innovative forms of treatments including psychotropic medications, individual therapy, CBT, DBT, brain mapping & Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). She works in conjunction with your physician to diagnose, treat and evaluate psychiatric disorders. NJ believes in working one to one with each patient to provide expert medical treatment, guidance and care tailored specifically for their health concerns. NJ completed her degree from South University, MSN program. She has served at various facilities including Texas Health Arlington memorial hospital, Behavioral health unit and JPS Health network.
Jenny Haney, PMHNP
Jenny Haney is an experienced Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with clinical experience in both In-patient and Out-patient care of adolescents and adults. In conjunction with your physician, she will evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide variety of psychiatric disorders including Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity, Major Depression, Bipolar, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorders. Jenny believes in a conservative approach to psychotropic medications in combination with her full scope of therapeutic skills to provide individual holistic care. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington where she received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing. In addition to being recognized as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the Texas Board of Nursing, she is also board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in her Psychiatric Specialty. Prior to completing her advance degree, Jenny worked at Parkland Hospital for more than 8 years and was nationally certified as a High-Risk Inpatient Obstetric Registered Nurse. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Texas Nurse Practitioners Association, and a Founding Member of the Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses of North Texas.
Marjorie (Maggie) Lieser, PMHNP
As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Marjorie “Maggie” Lieser enjoys helping people of all ages reach their goals of mental wellness. She is committed to providing personalized care to allow each individual a pathway to achieve their own success. She realizes and respects the courage it takes to start working towards these goals. By providing a non-judgmental space, Maggie can take you to the next step on your mental health journey.
Maggie received her Bachelor’s degree of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2007.
She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with a Master’s in Science in Nursing.
She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies.
Maggie is a Board Certified Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
She uses her past pediatric ICU and community mental health experiences to give holistic care for depression, mood disorders, anxiety, anger issues, psychosis, schizophrenia, ADHD and PTSD.
In her spare time, Maggie enjoys playing her guitar, cooking for friends and family, gardening and traveling the world.
Jaime Thompson, PMHNP
Jaime is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) specializing in the treatment of a wide variety of psychiatric disorders, including depression, ADHD, substance use disorders, bipolar disorder, anxiety, OCD, and PTSD. She enjoys working with adolescent and adult clients. Jaime believes that a trusting therapeutic relationship is the foundation of effective treatment, and takes the time to get to know you as a person, not a constellation of symptoms.
She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington where she received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing. In addition to being recognized as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the Texas Board of Nursing, she is also board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in her Psychiatric Specialty. Prior to completing her advance degree, Jaime worked in Women’s Health and as an OR nurse.
She is a a Founding Member of the Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses of North Texas.
In her spare time Jaime enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, and hosting dinner parties.
Chris DuFour, MA, LPC
Chris is an experienced counseling professional whose focus is assisting his clients successfully navigate life’s challenges by developing a relationship of trust and providing practical, yet compassionate insight.
Chris works with clients to expand their level of personal awareness while emphasizing the importance of creating and putting into practice more effective thinking habits and behaviors in order to bring about positive change and bring them closer to the life they want. Chris enjoys working with clients of all ages and backgrounds experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life changes and has experience working with individuals in crisis.
Graduating from Louisiana College with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Communications and working in the financial services industry for 14 years as an investment advisor/financial planner, he saw the impact of competent counsel when combined with a supportive, trusting relationship. This motivated him to pursue his dream of becoming a therapist. He graduated with honors and obtained his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling form Northwestern State University in Natchitoches Louisiana.
Chris began his therapy career working in the Northwestern State University Counseling Center providing individual therapy to students in addition to working with adults, geriatric, adolescent and detox populations in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. Most recently, Chris worked as a therapist with an inpatient hospital here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area where he specialized in counseling groups, individuals, couples and families.
Chris is an avid music fan, guitar enthusiast and enjoys exploring the Dallas/Fort Worth music scene. He practices yoga, loves nature and the outdoors in addition to spending time with his girlfriend, family and friends.