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About Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral health is the scientific study of the emotions, behaviors and biology relating to a person’s mental well-being, their ability to function in everyday life and their concept of self.  At Spectrum, we look at the mind and body connection and effect they have on the whole person.

our Services

Crisis

The mobile crisis team members are specially trained in crisis response techniques.  They coordinate with Spectrum psychiatry, primary care providers, nurses, counselors and other community providers to offer services necessary for the individual experiencing crisis.

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Psychiatry

Our psychiatrists specialize in behavioral health as well as being experts in the physical needs of our patients.  They are responsible to diagnose and treat disorders to optimize wellness, stability, and fulfillment of individuals in our care.

Counseling

Our therapists meet with clients to encourage the identification of emotions, thoughts, and behaviors that guide clients to navigate them daily as a means to leading a life that supports wellness and a sense of safety and happiness.

Residential Treatment

Our residential programs are designed for those living with substance use disorders as well as other diagnosis.  The Momentum team is specially trained to assist our clients in living as independently as possible upon successful completion. We also offer employment opportunities to make this transition through our Work Adjustment Training program.

Recovery Services

With individualized care, we offer recovery-focused services that allow individuals the opportunity to learn to manage their own recovery and advocacy process. With the help of our Peer Support staff, our patients learn to enhance the development of natural supports, as well as learn coping and self-management skills.

our providers

Robert Shuch

Robert Shuch

Psychiatrist

Mispa Nkongho

Mispa Nkongho

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Sharline Mashack

Sharline Mashack

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Robert Shuch

Dr. Robert Shuch is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Spectrum. As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and board-certified in both General and Child Psychiatry, Dr. Shuch brings a wealth of expertise to the field. His journey began at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992, followed by a comprehensive residency in General Psychiatry at Creighton/Valleywise and a specialized Child Psychiatry Fellowship at UNMSOM. Dr. Shuch is dedicated to serving the mental health needs of children and teens, with a particular focus on developmental disorders and Autism. Additionally, he extends his expertise to young adults in the Developmental Disabilities Division who have established developmental disorders and Autism. Dr. Robert Shuch is available for in-person consultations at our Phoenix location and offers virtual sessions on Tuesdays to ensure accessibility and convenience for all.

Mispa Nkongho

Mispa Nkongho is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Spectrum with a Master’s in Nursing from Walden University, also a PMHNP-BC certification, underscoring her commitment to excellence in psychiatric nursing. Mispa is dedicated to serving both adults and children, ensuring that individuals of all ages receive the highest standard of care for their mental health needs. The virtual only practices offers a convenient and accessible platform for those seeking professional psychiatric care from the comfort of their own space.

Sharline Mashack

Sharline Mashack is an Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and possesses a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Texas. Her expertise is dedicated to serving adults, ensuring a specialized focus on their unique psychiatric needs. With a commitment to accessibility and convenience, Sharline provides her services virtually, making quality mental health care just a click away. Her dedication to the well-being of her patients and her extensive education and credentials make her a trusted partner in any mental health journey.

Serena Brawley

Serena Brawley

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Stephen Aiello

Stephen Aiello

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Christine Nuez

Christine Nuez

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Serena Brawley

Serena Brawley is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with a degree in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from Washburn University, serving both adults and children. Serena’s practice is available at our Yavapai County locations as well as remotely, ensuring that quality mental health care is accessible to all. With extensive experience in geriatric care and a broad spectrum of expertise in treating conditions like PTSD, post-partum depression, mood disorders, autism, and psychosis, Serena is well-equipped to provide personalized care. Prior to becoming a PMHNP, Serena served as an RN for 11 years, with a diverse background spanning NICU, telemetry, hospice, trauma-related support teams, medical surgical, and a noteworthy 7-year tenure with the VA.

Stephen Aiello

Stephen Aiello is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and is board certified through American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). He began his training at Purdue University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. He went on to earn his Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University and received a Post Masters certificate as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. For over 15 years, Mr. Aiello has worked in emergency medicine as a paramedic, then as a flight nurse while working part-time as an emergency nurse working with patients in various settings. After seeing his colleague suffer from depression, anxiety, SUD, and PTSD, he made the decision to work towards helping individuals who are suffering from these mental health disorders and has committed to dedicating the remainder of his career for this cause. “I had always found myself helping and supporting colleagues when they were in distress.”

Christine Nuez

Dr. Christine Nuez is a Psychiatrist with a Doctorate in Medicine (M.D.) and is dedicated to providing expert psychiatric care to adults. Her comprehensive education at De La Salle University has skilled her with the knowledge and abilities to address a wide range of mental health concerns. Dr. Nuez is available at the Mingus and Camp Verde locations, ensuring accessibility to quality mental health care in the community. With a passion for helping individuals achieve mental wellness and a commitment to compassionate care, Dr. Christine Nuez is trusted on the path to mental health recovery and well-being.

Gwen Mathis

Gwen Mathis

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Lisa Graveline

Lisa Graveline

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Gwen Mathis

Gwen Mathis is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Spectrum. Gwen holds advanced credentials as an APRN and is board-certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. With a robust educational background, she has earned both a Master of Science in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Texas. She is dedicated to serving both adults and children, offering a comprehensive approach to mental health care. Gwen is available through in-person consultations at our physical locations or the convenience of virtual sessions. She is able to meet the healthcare needs of those with a commitment to excellence in psychiatric care and a wealth of educational achievements.

Lisa Graveline

Lisa Graveline is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Spectrum. Lisa earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2021, demonstrating her commitment to staying current in the field of mental health care. Lisa serves individuals of all ages, providing comprehensive and compassionate mental health services. Lisa serves at the Prescott Valley location for in-person consultations or conveniently through virtual appointments. Having served in mental health for over 12 years and with a decade as a registered nurse, she brings a depth of knowledge and a nuanced understanding of mental health needs. Lisa has been a longstanding resident of the Prescott/Prescott Valley area for 26 years.

Your Symptoms

Panic Attacks

This is a sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety, which may be accompanied by shaking, feeling disorientated, rapid, irregular heartbeats, breathlessness, etc.

Anxiety

This is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.

Hopelessness

Hopelessness is a feeling of despair or lack of hope that life can feel better than it does. 

testimonials

All of the staff at Spectrum are so caring and helpful.   My case manager is awesome and I appreciate having someone so skilled at her job!   My counselor is great as well and was able to provide me with some tools to help me through some difficulties!

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They have worked with me and my family for almost a year now and the strides my children have made are beyond amazing. They work with you and your children personally and in your home. I am happy with how personal the counselors can be and their true concern for my children.

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Spectrum is ready to explore your path to wellness today.  Press the chat button or call now 1-877-634-7333.  Your mental wellbeing is important to us, take a moment to invest in yourself and see what we can offer!

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