Laura Priest, PMHNP-BC is a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Hamilton Physician Group – Behavioral Health in Dalton, GA. Hamilton Physician Group – Behavioral Health’s philosophy is to help patients have the best quality of life possible with the fewest medications at the lowest doses. If you would like to become a patient with Hamilton Physician Group – Behavioral Health, please call our office at 706.281.8490.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Jillian Thompson, B.S., BCBA
Kelsey Cameron, M.S., BCBA
Kelsey Cameron, M.S., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute in Dalton, Georgia. Kelsey is currently the lead board-certified behavior analyst. She administers assessments, provides parent and staff training, and supervises Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians while they provide ABA therapy for individuals on the Autism Spectrum. She also provides direct services. Kelsey has experience in early intervention.
Kathy Goyne, MD
Dr. Kathy Goyne is a board-certified psychiatrist. She attended medical school and completed her residency training in psychiatry at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. “My approach is one of respect, collaboration, and practical problem-solving,” says Dr. Goyne.
Dr. Goyne comes from a long line of healthcare providers. “I am amazed by how my patients manage, grow, make changes, and overcome difficulties.”
Dr. Goyne assists her patients with issues related to ADHD, alcohol and substance abuse, anger, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychosis, stress management, thought disorders, and more.
Danielle Newmyer, OTR/L
Danielle Newmyer, OTR/L is an occupational therapist at Bradley Whiteside Rehabilitation in Dalton, GA.
Rachel Stone, COTA/L
Tricia Carroll, OTR/L, CHT
Amy Thomas, OTR/L
Amy Thomas, OTR/L is a licensed pediatric occupational therapist at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute in Dalton, GA.
Dedicated to the memory of Anna Sue Shaw, Anna Shaw Children’s Institute is a regional leader of and an advocate for the care of children who experience the challenges of developmental delays. The Institute is in the style of a treehouse and is located in a serene environment adjacent to Hamilton Medical Center. Every detail about the center was carefully designed to provide an inviting, comfortable place. Children and families are able to receive diagnoses, treatment, therapy services, and support all under one roof.
Lynn Sams, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Lynn Sams is a pediatric speech-language pathologist at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute in Dalton, GA. Lynn is an ASHA Certified Clinician and has specialized training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
Ashley Johnson, MCD, CCC-SLP
Ashley Johnson, MCD, CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech-language pathologist at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute in Dalton, GA. Ashley is an ASHA Certified Clinician and has specialized training in Pediatric Feeding Therapy, Augmentative/Alternative Communication, and is a Level One Trained Hippotherapy Provider.
Laurie Shaw, M.S. CCC-SLP
Laurie Shaw, M.S. CCC-SLP is a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute in Dalton, GA.