Dr. Ashwin Reddy grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California, Berkeley as an Engineering major. He went on to attend medical school at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Reddy trained in General Psychiatry at Boston University Medical Center, where he developed a strong interest in treating Addictions and subsequently completed a fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry also at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Reddy is currently board certified in Addiction Psychiatry & General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. He has been a member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry since 2011.
Dr. Richard Ulrich grew up in Naperville, Illinois and completed his undergraduate degree in Health Science at Aurora University. He went on to attend medical school at the American University of Antigua. He completed a general Psychiatry residency at the Summa Health/NEOMED Psychiatry program in Akron, Ohio. It was during residency that he began to realize his passion for treating individuals with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders.
Dr Rajeev Billing grew up in Ontario, Canada and completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Western Ontario. He went on to attend medical school at St George’s University of Grenada and it was during that time in addition to personal family experiences, he discovered his passion in psychiatry. He went on to complete his psychiatric residency from Hennepin-Regions Medical Center and his fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry from Emory University.
Adejoke “Addy” Adedeji, MSN, MPH, APRN, PMHNP-BC grew up in Eagan, MN and studied Kinesiology and Psychology at Concordia University. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at the University of Tennessee Knoxville and her Masters of Public Health from Florida International University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at Arizona State University.
Curtis Andrews, PMHNP-BC grew up in Silver Spring, MD and studied nursing at University of South Florida. He completed a nursing research internship at Penn State University and Valor nursing internship for Veterans Health Administration. He received his Master of Science in Nursing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing.
Josiah Nwaokwa, PMHNP-BC, MSN was born and raised in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria. He started his Nursing career at Queensborough Community College Bayside, NY where he studied Applied Sciences with a major in Nursing. After becoming a registered nurse, he obtained his BSN from Chamberlain College of nursing, Missouri and thereafter obtained his MSN from Stony Brook University, in New York
Elena Sass, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC grew up in Moscow, Russia and got her first degree at the Moscow State Academy for Chemical Process Engineering. She then became a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Rutgers University in New Jersey and now has over a decade of experience in health/substance abuse and psychiatry.