Dr. Lerner-Brandon attended Rutgers College for her undergraduate degree. She received her medical degree from Spartan Health Sciences University and completed her psychiatry residency at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine where she served as Chief Resident from 2004-2005. Dr. Lerner-Brandon is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Prior to joining Bon Secours Medical Group, Dr. Lerner-Brandon was a general adult outpatient psychiatrist for over seven years.
Dr. Lakhani received his medical degree from the University of Karachi, Dow Medical College and his Master of Public Health from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He completed his psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Lakhani is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine.
Our nurse practitioner, Paula Allocca, attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, master’s degree in psychiatric mental health nursing, post-master’s degree as a nurse practitioner and PhD in human resources to health and illness. Ms. Allocca is credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner.
Our licensed clinical social worker, Laurie Klatt, received her Bachelor of Social Work from Longwood University and her Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has over 25 years of clinical experience in the behavioral health field. She has a special interest in women's issues and couples counseling.