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Faculty Practice Members

ANTHONY F. LEHMAN, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Professor of Psychiatry; Chair, Department of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Schizophrenia; Major Affective Disorders
Medical Degree: University of Rochester
Residency: University of California Los Angeles
Fellowship: University of California Los Angeles, Public Health
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6735 / academic office

CURTIS N. ADAMS, Jr., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Severe and Persistent Mental Illness
Medical Degree: Howard University
Residency: Hahnemann University
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-2564 / academic office

THEODORA BALIS, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Transcultural Psychiatry; Trauma Disorders; Psychotic Disorders; Affective Disorders; Coping With Serious Medical Illness; Group Therapy; Individual Psychodynamic Supportive and Cognitive Therapies
Medical Degree: St. George University - Grenada
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-2564 / academic office

CANDYCE DELOATCH, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Medical Degree: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Certification: Board Eligible
410-328-6794 / appointments
410-328-3522 / academic office

SARAH M. EDWARDS, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Associate Training Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Early Childhood Mental Health; Public Psychiatry; Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Medical Degree: Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine - D.O. degree
Residency: University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt - Adult Psychiatry
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
410-328-6794 / appointments
410-328-3522 / academic office

MARK J. EHRENREICH, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Program Director, Consultation/Liaison; Medical Director, Medical Crisis Counseling Center
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Psychotherapy; General Adult Psychiatry; Medical Crisis Counseling; Affective and Anxiety Disorders; Consultation Liaison Psychiatry; Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6090 / academic office 

NICOLE BRANDT, PH.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Children and Adolescents with Disruptive Behavior Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety and Depression
Degree: Clinical Psychology - Ohio University
Internship: VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland - Program: School Mentl Health
Certification: Licensed Psychologist
410-328-6794 / appointments
410-706-1456 / academic 

DEVANG H. GANDHI, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Addictions; Dual Diagnosis; Methadone Treatment; Detoxification
Medical Degree: University of Baroda, India
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Psychiatry
Fellowship: University of Maryland, Medical Center Addiction Psychiatry
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-837-3313 / academic office

ANN L. HACKMAN, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Medical Director, Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), Associate Director of Residency Training
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Schizophrenia; Chronic Mental Illness
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-2564 / academic office

MARIA HAINE, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Medical Director of Psychiatric Emergency Services
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Adult, Emergency and Forensic Psychiatry
Medical Degree: Medical College of Virginia
Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-1219 / academic office 

CATHERINE HARRISON-RESTELLI, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Women's Mental Health; Psychiatric Illness during Pregnancy and during the Postpartum Period; HIV Psychiatry; Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill
Medical Degree: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Gynecology and Obstetrics
Residency: University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Adult Psychiatry
Fellowship: University of Maryland, Psychosomatic Medicine
Certification: Board Eligible in Adult Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / Appointments
410-328-6091 / Academic Office 

L. ELLIOT HONG, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Neuropsychiatry; Adult Psychiatry
Medical Degree: Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences
Residency: University of Maryland
Fellowship: University of Maryland - MPRC
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-402-6828 / academic office

LAUREL J. KISER, Ph.D., MBA 
Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Psychology Internship
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Child, Adolescent Family Services; PTSD; Infertility
Degree: Indiana University
Internship: Memphis Clinical Psychology Internship Consortium
Fellowship: Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Tennessee, Memphis
Certification: Licensed Psychologist
410-328-6794 / appointments
410-706-1766 / academic office

STEPHANIE R. KNIGHT, M.D.  
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Adult Psychiatry; Acute Mental Illness, Chronic Mental Illness; Depression, Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder, Dual Diagnosis
Degree: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Hospital
Certification: Board Eligible in Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6558 / academic office

CONSTANCE N. LACAP, D.O. 
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Education and Community Psychiatry
Medical Degree: UMDNJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Certification: N/A
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6612 / academic office 

CHRISTIAN LACHNER, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Dementias; Late Life Affective Disorders
Degree: Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela de Medicina, Doctor en Medicina y Cirugia (Doctor in Medicine and Surgery)
Residency: Mercy Catholic Medical Center (Preliminary Medicine Internship) (Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship)
University of Pittsburgh/Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Program
Certification: Psychiatry & Geriatric Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6637 / academic office

DAVID MALLOTT, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Depression; Schizophrenia
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh
Residency: Tulane University, Psychiatry
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-706-0922 / academic office 

ADERONKE O. OMOTADE, M.D. 
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: Carilion/UVA Roanoke Salem Program, Internal Medicine & Psychiatry
Certification: Board Eligible
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office 

TEODOR POSTOLACHE, M.D. 
Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Mood and Anxiety Program
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Adult Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Shift Work, Jet Lag; the relationship between Human Mood and Performance
Medical Degree: Cluj-Napoca Medical School in Romania
Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-706-2323 / academic office

DAVID PRUITT, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Management of Problems of Infants, Children and Adolescents
Medical Degree: University of Texas, Houston
Residency: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Psychiatry
Fellowship: Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, Adolescent Psychiatry
Certification: Adult Psychiatry; Child Psychiatry
410-328-6794 / appointments
410-328-3522 / academic office

JILL A. RACHBEISEL, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Community Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Anxiety; Depression; Substance Abuse; Adjustment Problems; Drug and Alcohol Problems; Adult/Adolescent Psychiatry, ADHD
Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Addictions; Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-5161 / academic office

WILLIAM T. REGENOLD, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Geropsychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Geriatric Psychiatry
Medical Degree: McGill University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Psychiatry
Certification: Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry
410-328-6794 / appointments
410-328-6511 / academic office

CHARLES T. ROBINSON, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: HIV Psychiatry; Gay and Lesbian Issues; Chronically Mentally Ill; Post-Abuse Psychotherapy; Consultation on Medical Ill Patients
Medical Degree: Louisiana State University
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-1281 / academic office

SHARON HOOVER STEPHAN, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Child and Adolescents, School-based Mental Health, Trauma-exposed Youth
Degree: University of Maryland Baltimore County
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
410-328-6794 / appointments
410-706-0941 / academic office

JOHN A. TALBOTT, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Chronic Mental Illness; Combined Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology
Medical Degree: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: New York Psychiatric Institute/Presbyterian Hospital
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-2132 / academic office

DONALD L. THOMPSON, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Sports Psychiatry; Psychotic Disorders; Medicine-Psychiatry Interface
Medical Degree: Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Psychiatry
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-1108 / academic office

MARTIN A. WEILER, M.D. 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Adult Psychiatry; Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia
Medical Degree: University of Illinois, Chicago
Residency: University of Illinois, Chicago
Certification: Adult Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6909 / academic office

ERIC WEINTRAUB, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Addictions; Geriatrics; General Adult Psychiatry
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Psychiatry
Certification: Geriatrics; Psychiatry with Added Qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6690 / academic office

CHRISTOPHER J. WELSH, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Addictions Psychiatry
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland
Fellowship: University of Maryland
Certification: Psychiatry
410-328-5881 / appointments
410-328-6106 / academic office

 

Maryland Group Faculty Practice (MGFP)

Downtown, Ellicott City & Cross Keys
(410) 328-6106

Patti A. Amsel, MSW, LCSW-C 
Psychotherapist; Management Committee and Clinical Referrals, MGFP
Graduated from: University of Maryland School of Social Work
Concentration: Clinical Social Work
Program Title: MSW
Other Degrees: B.A. (1974) Loyola College, Baltimore MD
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Individual & Couples Psychotherapy Cases Adult, Children.
Orientation: Psychodynamic

Jewell E. Benford II, MSW, LCSW-C
Director, University of Maryland Drug Treatment Center; Psychotherapist 
Graduated from: University of Maryland School of Social Work
Concentration: Clinical Social Work
Program Title: MSW
Other Degrees: BA 1982 (Social Work, Psychology) University of Maryland Baltimore County, Balto. MD
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Individual and Couples Psychotherapy, University Behavioral Health Sports Medicine Program (NFL Drug Treatment Program), Substance abuse & criminality, Forensic social work, crisis intervention, adolescents.
Orientation: Cognitive behavioral 

 Rachel Wallace, MSW, LCSW-C   
(410) 328-6106 or (443)851-0100
Management Committee , Clinical Referrals and Administration, MGFP
Graduated from: University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore
Concentration: Mental Health, Clinical Practice
Program Title: MSW
Current & Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Individual
Couples Psychotherapy, Adolescents, Women's Health, Mindfulness, Gender Identify and Sexuality, Anxiety Disorders, Addictions & Codependency, Grief and Loss

Anne Hahn, Ph.D, LCSW-C
Graduated from: University of Maryland School of Social Work
Concentration: Social Work
Program Title: Ph.D.
Other Degrees: MSW 1971 (Social Work) University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore
BA 1969 (Social Work) Dunbarton College, Washington DC
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Individuals, Eating Disorders, Clinical work with chronically ill patients

Roger Messick, LCSW-C
Graduated from: University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore
Concentration: Social Work
Program Title: MSW
Other Degrees: BA 1977 (Social Work) University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Crisis Intervention, Substance Abuse, Individual, Family and Group Therapy, Adolescents.
Orientation: Cognitive behavioral

Carol Weingold Zenilman, LCSW-C
Graduated from: Columbia University School of Social Work, NY
Concentration: Social Work
Program Title: MSW
Other Degrees: BA 1977 (Psychology) University of Rochester Rochester, NY
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and Adults suffering from grief, trauma, abuse and difficult life and developmental passages. Also work with couples.

Ellicott City

Marianne O'Leary, Ph.D.
Office: (410) 465-5520
Graduated from: Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
Concentration: Clinical Psyhology
Program Title: Ph.D.
Other Degrees: MHS 1983 (Health Planning and Administration) Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Balto. MD
BA 1981 (Biology) Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, PA
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Anxiety, Stress Disorders, Psychotherapy, and Mood Disorders. Adults and Older Adolescents

Dorothy Vidra, LCSW-C
Mt. Washington Office: (410) 466-2503
Downtown Office: (410) 328-6106
Graduated from: Rutgers University
Year: 1979
Concentration: Social Work
Program Title: MSW
Other Degrees: Certificate Program (Individual Therapy) Smith College School of Social Work
BA (Social Work) Edinboro State University
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Individual & Couples counseling; neurotic, psychotic and personal adjustment issues

 Kathleen Klotz, LCSW-C
Graduated From: University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore
Concentration: Social Work
Program Title: MSW
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Couples therapy, Domestic Violence, Spirituality, Mindfulness, Indicual therapy

Barbara Cohen, LCSW-C
Graduated From: University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore
Program Title: MSW
Current and Past Clinical Experience & Focus: Individual & Couples counseling, Relationship and Grief counseling, Immigration, Anxiety & Depression, Stress Management