The BayView Team

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Medical Team

Psychiatrists

Aneek Shoemaker, MD

Dr. Shoemaker has joined AltaPointe as psychiatrist at the BayView Professional Associates Fairhope location. Shoemaker is board certified in both adult, and child and adolescent psychiatry. She has spent the past three and a half years as the director of child psychiatry at a community mental health center in southwestern New Hampshire. She attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and completed her adult residency in psychiatry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, affiliated with the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. She completed fellowships in both addiction psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Shoemaker has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and their families in the outpatient setting. Her special interests lie in preschool mental health, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and treating children and adolescents with complex psychiatric presentations.

CRNPs

Wendy Wade, CRNP

Wendy Wade, CRNP, joined AltaPointe in 2016 as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Wade is a graduate of the University of South Alabama where she earned bachelor and master degrees in nursing. She completed her undergraduate and graduate nursing clinical rotations with AltaPointe, working in inpatient and outpatient settings. Wade is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She also graduated from Oglethorpe University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in community counseling from Georgia State University.

 

 

Alicia Todd, CRNP

Alicia Todd, CRNP, joined Altapointe Health in 2017. She has over 17 years of experience in nursing. She is a graduate of Bishop State Community College with an associate’s degree in nursing, and the University of Mobile with a bachelor’s of science in nursing. Alicia graduated from the University of Alabama with a master’s of science in nursing with specialization in the dual nurse practitioner concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health and Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the American Nurses Association and the Bay Area Nurse Practitioner Association. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).

Counseling Team

Psychologists

Chris Murphree, PsyD

Chris Murphree, PsyD, joined AltaPointe as a licensed psychologist in May of 2017. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in counseling psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi. Murphree earned a doctorate in clinical psychology at Argosy University in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Child Study Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Murphree's special interests include the psychological assessment of children, adolescents, and adults, and the assessment and treatment of trauma victims.

Kelley Wilson, PhD
Kelly Wilson Portrait

Kelley Wilson, PhD, joined AltaPointe as a licensed psychologist in September 2015.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Samford University before going on to earn her master’s in Applied Psychology and her doctorate in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from the University of South Alabama.  Wilson completed her predoctoral internship at Western Kentucky University’s Counseling & Testing Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  She has special interests in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders in adolescents and adults.  She utilizes a primarily cognitive-behavioral approach to treatment, but also considers cultural and familial factors as playing a large role in functioning.

Therapists

Tina Baker, LICSW, PIP
Tina Baker

Tina Baker, LICSW, PIP is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with more than 18 years of experience. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mobile and a master of social work degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. In addition, she holds a private independent practice license in the State of Alabama. Baker is experienced in providing therapy for teenagers, adults, couples and families. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, brief solution-focused therapy, trauma-focused therapies used in treatment of individuals diagnosed with anxiety and mood disorders, eating and psychotic disorders, codependency issues, and grief and trauma-related issues.

Beth Boyett, LICSW, PIP
Beth Boyett

Beth Boyett, LICSW, PIP, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., and master’s degrees from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she studied the Bowen Family Systems Theory and emergency mental health evaluation. Boyett special areas of interest include adult mental health, the treatment of depression from the empowerment and support-building approach, as well as grief and trauma counseling.

Suzanne Caglione, LICSW
Suzanne Caglione

Suzanne Caglione, LICSW, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with more than 20 years of experience working in the mental health field. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from East Stroudsburg University and a master’s degree in social work from Marywood University, both in Pennsylvania. Caglione’s specialty is child and adolescent therapy treating individuals diagnosed with attention deficit disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, behavioral disorders, parenting issues, autism spectrum disorders and brief solution-focused therapy.

Angie Cook, LICSW, MPH
Angie Cook

Angie Cook, LICSW, MPH, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with more than 30 years of experience in the evaluation and treatment of emotional and mental disorders. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and a master’s in public health from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Cook uses a variety of evidence-based approaches to address issues ranging from anxiety, depression and feeling overwhelmed with life, to PTSD, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. She has worked with all ages and particularly enjoys working with adults whose problems are complicated by medical disabilities. She is known by her patients for straightforward talk, a kind demeanor, soft voice and upbeat attitude.

 

Laurie-Anne Walton Crespo, LICSW, LCSW, MSW

Laurie-Anne Walton Crespo, LICSW, LCSW, MSW is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She holds a bachelor’s in social work from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida graduating Magna Cum Laude. She earned a master’s in social work from Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida.

Before coming to BayView, Crespo worked with the Hollywood Florida police department’s homeless outreach program and served on the Broward County Homeless Continuum of Care Board from 2014-2016. She has both Crisis Intervention Team certification and Homeless Outreach specialist certification.

 

Kim Dyson, LPC, MAC, SAP

Kim Dyson, LPC, MAC, SAP, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Masters Addiction Counselor with more than 25 years of experience as a clinical therapist. She also is certified to provide Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional assessments and is a Critical Incident Debriefings Specialist. She holds a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of Mobile.

 

Dyson’s therapeutic work focuses on the areas of marriage and family, grief, brief solution-focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She enjoys working with individuals diagnosed with anxiety and mood disorders.

 

Barbara Leigh, LPC-S, NCC
Barbara Leigh

Barbara Leigh, LPC, NCC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor with nearly 30 years of experience in mental health treatment. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hollins University, a master’s degree in education in counseling and counselor education from Indiana University. She has been a member of the American Counseling Association since 1988. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor as well as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Barbara has worked in a variety of settings including clinical outpatient, inpatient, residential, day treatment, crisis response, forensic evaluation, in-home and private practice. She treats patients ranging from ages 2-92 and has been an instructor in psychology, child development and human sexuality.

 

In addition, she has been a presenter at various conferences around the country in the areas of art therapy, online counseling, play therapy and the effects of media on children. Barbara provides individual, family, couples and group therapy and specializes in cognitive-behavior therapy for mood disorders, PTSD/trauma resolution, creative arts therapy, applied behavior therapy for special needs children and play/sand tray therapy.

Julius M. “Jay” Ritchie, MEd, LPC
Jay Ritchie

Julius M. “Jay” Ritchie, MEd, LPC,  is a Licensed Professional Counselor with more than 20 years’ private practice experience in adult, child, adolescent, group, couples, and family therapy systems. His primary area of service provision is in cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT) and CBT skills development.  Jay holds bachelor and master degrees from The University of Montevallo.

 

Jay's areas of expertise and interest include teaching personal life management skills in depressive and anxiety disorders, cluster B personality disorders, in learning to cope with posttraumatic stress disorder, the ending of lifelong issues, and the implementation of forgiveness, acceptance, mindfulness, and personal well-being. He enjoys conducting adult, couples, family, and individual therapies with all age populations.

 

Jay worked 13 years with Alabama Psychiatric Services, PC, in its adult group psychotherapy Mental Health Partial Hospitalization Program before joining BayView in February 2015.

Ellen Walker, LPC, NCC, CCTP

Ellen Walker, LPC, NCC, CCTP is a licensed professional counselor, certified clinical trauma professional, and nationally certified counselor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in both psychology and social work along with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of Montevallo. As an undergraduate, she presented her research study work at two national research conventions. Walker also completed field work at Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center where she worked with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and emotional disorders. During her pursuit of a master’s in counseling, she completed two years at Hillcrest behavioral health working with male adolescents with sexual behavioral issues and adults with SMI, SA and other mental health disorders.

She served children and adolescents in the most intensive level of care in a residential setting where she began specializing in the new trauma treatment paradigms integrating neurobiological research and sensorimotor psychotherapies. She uses the most up-to-date treatment modalities coupled with a person-centered, solution-focused framework to help children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups achieve their goals.

Kimberly J. Wimberly, MSW, LICSW
Kim Wimberly

Kimberly J. Wimberly, MSW, LICSW, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with 11 years of experience in mental health practice. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., and a master of social work degree from The University of Alabama. Wimberly works with individuals and families, including children, adolescents, adult, and elderly populations. Her special areas of interest include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, working with individuals diagnosed with depression, anxiety, severe and persistent mental illness, and LGBT/gender issues. She particularly enjoys working with young adults and college-age students.

 

Elizabeth Wood, PhD, LPC, NCC
Elizabeth Wood

Elizabeth Wood, PhD, LPC, NCC,  is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas and a master’s degree from the University of South Alabama. Wood completed her doctoral degree from Capella University in 2015.

 

She provides outpatient counseling for adults, groups, families, adolescents, and children. Wood utilizes person-centered, solution-focused, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal psychodynamic, and play therapy techniques to assist patients in meeting their goals. She has worked on residential units with adolescents and has experience working with both mental health and substance abuse issues. Wood is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American Mental Health Counselors Association, Chi Sigma Iota, and Phi Kappa Phi.