BayView Medical Team

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Psychologists

Chris Murphree, Psy.D.

Chris Murphree, Psy.D., 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. He earned a doctorate in clinical psychology at Argosy University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Murphree completed his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Child Study Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. His 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.

Psychiatrists

Ramnarine Boodoo, MD

Dr. Boodoo has joined AltaPointe as a psychiatrist at the BayView Professional Associates, Mobile location. He received his medical degree from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago in 2008, before beginning his residency in general psychiatry at the State University of New York, Buffalo in 2011. He completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of New Mexico, where he served as chief fellow. Boodoo is board certified in both general and child and adolescent psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of South Alabama, College of Medicine. His special areas of interest are childhood trauma, personality disorders and Native American health.

 

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

Amy Burkhardt, CRNP

Amy Burkhardt, CRNP, is a certified Registered Nurse Practitioner who has been on staff at BayView Professional Associates since 2014. She earned a bachelor’s degree in science and biology from Judson College in Marion, Ala., and a bachelor of science in nursing degree from Rhode Island College in Providence. Burkhardt holds a master’s degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program where she was awarded the Excellence in Practice Award for her graduating class. Burkhardt was an active member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society during both her undergraduate and graduate tenure. She is board certified through the American Nurse Credentialing Center for Family/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

 

She has worked as a nurse practitioner in both inpatient and outpatient settings since 2012 and treats patients of all ages. She is a key provider for AltaPointe’s telepsychiatry practice, seeing patients remotely in south Mobile County, Washington County and Cullman, Ala.

Dolores Bray, CRNP

Dolores Bray, CRNP joined AltaPointe Health Systems in 2005. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing with a focus on community mental health from the University of South Alabama in 1996 and is a 1976 graduate of the Mastin School of Nursing. Bray earned her post masters in Family Psychiatric Nursing in 2005. She is Board certified thru the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the recipient of the National Health Service Corporation Scholarship. Bray is a member of the American Psychiatric Nursing Association.

Wendy Robertson, CRNP

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

 

 

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.

John Conrad, LICSW
Assistant Director
John Conrad

John M. Conrad, LICSW, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Substance Abuse Professional with more than 25 years of experience as a psychotherapist. He earned his undergraduate degrees in psychology and behavioral science from Athens State College and his master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.

Conrad has extensive experience in marital and family systems, addictive disorders, and general psychiatric disorders. He is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems theory and addictive medicine. Conrad is the Assistant Director for BayView Professional Associates. He has extensive experience in the areas of program development, supervision and direct client services.

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.

 

Kimberly Davis, LMFT
Kim Davis

Kimberly Davis, LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist, supervisor and mentor, with more than 20 years of experience in mental health. She earned two bachelor’s degrees from Belhaven College, Jackson, Miss., and a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Miss. Davis also has 21 hours work toward a post-graduate degree in psychology.

 

Davis currently works in BayView’s employee assistance program (EAP) as a therapist specializing in creating healthy family and workplace relationships. Her experience includes working in outpatient settings with parents, adolescents, and children on behavioral issues. Davis also has worked in inpatient settings with adults who have experienced severe mental health issues such as depression.

Barb DeLisle, PhD, LICSW, PIP

Barb DeLisle, PhD, LICSW, PIP, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with more than 20 years of experience in the human services and mental health fields. She earned a bachelor’s degree in human behavior and social sciences from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, and a master’s degree in social work from Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington. DeLisle also earned a doctorate in social work from The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She is certified in narrative therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and solution-focused brief therapy.

 

Delisle believes therapy allows individuals to see beyond limitations of the past and construct a future of possibilities. She enjoys working with children, men, women and their families who have faced traumatic events, have been characterized as neuro-divergent, have experienced sorrow, heartache and loss and have been captured by addiction. Her other interests in this field include implications of attachment and bonding, civilian PTSD and associated symptoms, substance use/addiction treatment, and neuro-divergent children and adults.

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, 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 and is also a Nationally Certified Counselor. 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.

Lee Nowlin, LICSW, PIP
Lee Nowlin

Lee Nowlin, LICSW, PIP, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with more than 25 years of direct, client-centered, practice. Nowlin holds a bachelor degree in psychology and social work from Greenville College, Greenville, Ill. She also earned a master of social work degree from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

 

She has extensive experience in the treatment of adults with addiction issues, personality disorders and mood disorders, focusing on self-esteem building, and the development of healthy life skills.

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.

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.