Dr. Abassi is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also Board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry. He completed his Fellowship training in Geriatric Psychiatry and Adult Psychiatry from the Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio in 2007. He performed psychiatric externship at Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington DC in 2001-2002. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College in 1993. He specializes in treating dementia, delirium, cognitive disorders, anxiety, depression, psychotic disorders, adjustment disorder and medication and drug-induced depression and psychotic disorders. He provides an individualized treatment program that encourages each and every patient to work to their greatest potential and empowers families to assist their loved ones in the treatment process. He also directs behavior healthcare units in nursing facilities. He is a member of numerous professional organizations and associations, such as the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP), the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the Psychiatric Society Of Virginia. Dr. Abassi has been living in the Northern Virginia area since 1996.
Mirza Sajid Baig, MDAdult and Geriatric Psychiatrist
Dr. Baig is a board-eligible psychiatrist who focuses on providing evidence-based comprehensive treatment with focusing on, but not limited to depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and attention-deficit disorder. He is also board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry.
Tayyab Paracha, MDBoard Certified Psychiatrist
Dr. Paracha is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. Over the years, he has worked in different capacities ranging from clinical to administrative capacities.
Abdul Rauf Dean, FNPCertified Nurse Practitioner
Mr. Dean is board certified in family practice with several years of psychiatry experience. He is a U.S. Navy Veteran who received his Master’s Degree in Nursing with a focus on Family Practice from Wilmington University in 2005.
Denise Murdock, LCSWLicensed Clinical Therapist
Ms. Murdock is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. The last 12 years, she has worked with clients experiencing mental health crises including suicidal clients.
Lauren Ridge, LCSWLicensed Clinical Therapist
Ms. Ridge is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience in providing community-based counseling and assessment for the adult and aging population.
Gayle Breeden, MSWClinical Therapist
Ms. Breeden has a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and has worked in the field of Mental Health for over 40 years.