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Alleviant Health Centers – Fayetteville

2566 E Joyce Blvd., Suite 2
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Free Consultation (479) 935-1000 alleviant.com

Opening hours

Sunday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
During major holidays hours may vary. Please contact the practice for current availability.

Payments Accepted

Cash, Check, Credit Cards, In Office Finance

Insurance Accepted

We accept all major insurances and our financial counselor is available to discuss your options.

Ambetter
Aetna MCR
Aetna
Allwell
AR Total Care
AR BCBS
BCBS HMO Baptist
BCBS Federal
Baptist Health Physician Partners
Cigna
GEHA
Health Advantage
Magellan Health
Medicare
Medicaid
Medipak Advantage
Mercy Behavioral Health
Municpal Health
Optum Medicare
Optum-United Healthcare
Qualchoice
Wellcare

Medical Staff

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Alicia Baros, Ph.D., PMHNP-BC

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Alicia Baros, Ph.D., PMHNP-BC

Director of Nursing
Education

Dr. Alicia Baros has joined Alleviant Health Centers as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She earned a doctorate in pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in research addiction medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina where she was appointed Research Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. During her post-doctoral fellowship, Dr. Baros completed an associate degree in Nursing to aide in her research. As she began applying theory to practice, she went on to complete a master’s degree in Nursing at the University of South Alabama and currently is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Baros refined her clinical practice collaborating with the prestigious psychiatrists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where she served as an Advanced Practice Partner and Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry providing clinical services in the psychiatric inpatient units and outpatient clinic.

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Brian Mears, CRNA

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Brian Mears, CRNA

Founder, President & CEO
Education

Brian has been practicing since 1997 with extensive experience in both academic and private practice settings. He has served in the United States Army Reserves for 22 years and is a veteran of Operations Enduring Freedom and Freedom Sentinel. He devotes his life to improving access to mental health providers, shortening appointment wait times, improving treatment protocols with a focus on integrative & holistic care, and improving quality of life for all those suffering with mental illness and chronic pain. He believes it is his responsibility to make the world a better place by improving the lives of others, and built Alleviant for this reason. Patient centered care is his mantra, as Brian believes that every business decision should begin with the question, “How will this benefit our patients?”

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Darren Compas, APRN

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Darren Compas, APRN

Provider
Education

Darren Compas graduated from Southeast Missouri State in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of General Studies degree. He then moved to Arkansas to work at St. Vincent Hospital as a cardiovascular nurse, then working in psychiatry.He did hospital inpatient and consults for delirium, dementia, and psychiatric issues for a group of doctors. Darren then went to work for the Department of Geriatrics at UAMS on a consulting team managing medical issues with a special focus on delirium. While there, he earned his Master’s degree and became board-certified in adult and geriatric primary care. He then worked outside of UAMS for a brief time seeing patients in nursing homes with dementia and mood issues. He then returned to consult on the Department of Psychiatry team at UAMS.

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David C. Haas, M.D.

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David C. Haas, M.D.

Education

David Haas, M.D. is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist with over 30 years of clinical experience. He specializes in adult psychiatry, anti-aging and regenerative medicine, child psychiatry, and integrative medicine. Born in Sikeston, Missouri, Dr. Haas received his Bachelor of Science from Kentucky State University and his Doctor of Medicine from Louisville Medical School. During his years of practice, Dr. Haas has worked in both inpatient and outpatient medical settings across Arkansas, Alaska, and Kentucky, helping adults and children heal their mental health inside-out. He has also owned and managed a private practice since 1980. Dr. Haas believes in a holistic and total wellness approach to medicine, including proper nutrition and exercise. He has worked extensively with chemical dependency, encourages creative thinking, personal growth, and development.

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Sara Walters, APRN

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Sara Walters, APRN

Education

Sara Walters is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and United Stated Navy Veteran. Sara comes to Alleviant with experience providing care for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients in outpatient settings, urgent care/crisis settings, and on a first psychosis Assertive Community Team providing care both in office and in the community/home. She provides diagnosis and treatment for a variety of mental health conditions including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress disorders, schizophrenia, insomnia, obsessive compulsive disorder, ADD/ADHD, and personality disorders. Sara provides care to individuals with a client centered, trauma informed, holistic approach and believes that optimizing mental health is an essential part of achieving whole body health. After she received her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the Denver School of Nursing, Sara spent the first 8 years of her nursing career working in Trauma/medical ICU and neonatal ICU. Sara received her Master’s in Nursing specializing in Nursing leadership from Purdue University Global while working for the Iowa Department of Corrections, which is where she developed her passion for mental health and later went on to attend Rocky Mountain University for Health Professions where she received her post master’s certificate specializing in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Outside of work Sara loves to spend time with her four children, volunteer for the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network, listen to music, shop, and spend time outside.

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Sarah Weatherford, APRN

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Sarah Weatherford, APRN

Education

Sarah Weatherford is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and she is excited to join the Alleviant Health Centers team. She earned her Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She then later returned to the college to earn her Master of Nursing Science with a specialty in Psychiatric Mental Health. Sarah spent her first years as a nurse in an inpatient setting for children with psychiatric disorders. She learned the importance of implementing trauma-informed care for improving patient outcomes. She understands the importance of being an empathic listener in being an effective care provider to her patients. Sarah spent the next three years working at an outpatient clinic treating patients across the lifespan. She has worked with a variety of diagnoses specializing in anxiety, depression, PTSD, mood disorders, and psychosis through medication management and psychiatric evaluation. She believes in using a holistic approach for treatment and utilizing different approaches, such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Esketamine (Spravato).

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Connor Clouser, APRN

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Connor Clouser, APRN

Education

Connor is a board-certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner that started his journey in behavioral medicine several years ago as a registered nurse. He worked as a nurse on multiple inpatient behavioral units for children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. In addition, as a provider, he has cared for clients in the outpatient setting and those with chronic and debilitating mental health issues in a residential setting. Connor was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma City University for his Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and worked for several years as a nurse on multiple inpatient behavioral units before obtaining his Master of Nursing Science with a specialization in Psychiatric/Mental Health from Maryville University at St. Louis. Connor is excited to join Alleviant due to their philosophy on a holistic approach including aspects of lifestyle modification, nutrition, exercise, and procedural treatment modalities including ketamine and TMS. While away from work Connor enjoys playing video games, hockey, rollerblading and spending time with his fiancé and their 2 cats.

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Brittany Seifert, APRN, PMHNP-BC

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Brittany Seifert, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Education

Brittany Seifert is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan in various settings including outpatient, inpatient, residential, and emergency crisis settings. Brittany recognizes the importance of treating the whole person: mind and body. She has an integrative approach that focuses on the individual as a whole, not just a diagnosis. She values a holistic wellness-based method to optimize mental health, physical health, and quality of life in all of her clients by addressing mental, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Brittany is passionate about developing genuine, caring relationships with her patients to help guide their quest to wellness, health, and wholeness. Collaboration is an important part of Brittany’s approach. She strives to empower her patients and have her patients feel they are an important part of the treatment plan. She also strives to provide innovative and evidence-based practices for medication management, psychotherapy, a healthy lifestyle, and procedures such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Brittany received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Arkansas and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. While at the University of Arkansas, she served as a research assistant for the psychology department along with earning her degree. She also received her Master of Nursing Science with a specialization in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where she graduated with high honors as a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. She is also a member of the Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association. Away from the office, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, and traveling. She is an Arkansas native and enjoys discovering all of what Arkansas, especially Northwest Arkansas, has to offer.

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Stephanie Bohannon, PMHNP-BC

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Stephanie Bohannon, PMHNP-BC

Education

Stephanie Bohannon is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience treating patients across the lifespan. She believes in treating the patient holistically by using a combination of medication management, psychotherapy, exercise, nutrition, and procedures, such as Spravato and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). While developing a treatment plan, she considers the patient’s mental, physical, and spiritual health. Additionally, she strongly believes in empowering her patients by educating them on different treatment options and making them an active part of their treatment. Stephanie is passionate about promoting inclusive healthcare and believes everyone should have equal access to compassionate, non-judgmental treatment. Stephanie received her Associate of Science in Nursing from Northwest Arkansas Community College, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, and Master of Nursing Science with a specialization in Psychiatric/Mental Health from the University of South Alabama. In Stephanie’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and playing video games.

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Jennifer Penne, APRN, MNSc, PMHNP-BC

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Jennifer Penne, APRN, MNSc, PMHNP-BC

Education

Jennifer Penne is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training and experience treating patients across the lifespan. She has worked in various settings including community mental health, outpatient, inpatient, residential, and emergency crisis settings. Jennifer’s experience includes working with children and adolescents in therapeutic foster care, therapeutic day treatment, and school-based programs as well as adults. Jennifer believes in treating the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. She believes in using an integrative approach while focusing on holistic wellness-based methods to optimize overall health and quality of life in her clients by addressing mental, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Jennifer is passionate about developing a caring and therapeutic relationship with each of her patients. She strives to empower her patients to have an active role in their treatment by using a combination of psychotherapy, nutrition, exercise, medication, and procedures such as Spravato and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). She believes in treating the individual and their symptoms, not just a diagnosis. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Chadron State College and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University. She received her Master of Nursing Science with a specialization in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Jennifer has mentored advanced practice nursing students from several programs by providing real-world learning opportunities and experiences in a clinical setting. She is also a member of the Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association at both the state and national levels. Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, traveling, and reading.

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Michelle Head

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Michelle Head

Education

Michelle Head is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has diverse experience in mental health, and is always looking to better her practice through implementing new research. For much of her career, Michelle has worked in a trauma ICU step-down unit and became increasingly interested in mental health after gaining insight into the pharmacological treatments for those in the unit, including pain management, acute delirium, and traumatic brain injuries. She went to graduate school at UAMS for Psychiatric Mental Health and graduated in 2018 with an MNSc and PMHNP-BC.

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Adrianne Funmaker, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC, PMHNP-BC

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Adrianne Funmaker, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC, PMHNP-BC

Education

Adrianne Funmaker is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She comes to Alleviant with a dual board certification of Psychiatric Mental Health and Pediatric Acute Care. In total, she has 12 years of clinical experience in nursing, six of those spent as a Nurse Practitioner at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She specialized in Neurology with an emphasis on building a Tourette’s clinic complete with a certification in Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Tourette’s (CBIT), treating headaches, epilepsy, and cerebral palsy. It was in Neurology that she realized mental health was her calling after seeing firsthand the lack of providers in the field and decided to return to school to help fill this need across Arkansas. She provides assessment, diagnosis, and medication management for individuals across the lifespan with varying mental health conditions. Always a nurse first, Adrianne treats all patients and families with dignity and compassion and believes in working together to improve outcomes within a therapeutic relationship.

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Stacey Hughes, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

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Stacey Hughes, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Education

Stacey Hughes is a Board-Certified Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who received her Bachelor’s of Nursing from Arkansas Tech University and received her Masters’s from Walden University. She has been providing client-centered holistic care since 1999. Stacey provides assessments, diagnosis, and treatment which includes medication management and individual therapy. She is available to assist those who struggle with personality disorders, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, gender dysphoria, attention deficit/hyperactive disorder, (ADHD) personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, (OCD) as well as grief and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Chloe Ward, PMHNP-BC

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Chloe Ward, PMHNP-BC

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Chloe (Cyd) Ward is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has provided clinical services for adults with serious mental illnesses as well as for individuals with traumatic stressors or difficulty managing anxiety and depression. She understands that being diagnosed with a serious mental illness doesn’t have to define you, but rather is just one component of who you are. She believes in addressing the root cause of an illness whether that be an addiction, childhood trauma, or wellness concerns. Cyd is an empathic listener and cares deeply for her patients, colleagues, friends, and family. Cyd began her journey studying biology at Texas Christian University. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Nursing and Master’s degrees in Business Administration (MBA) and Nursing. She considers herself to be a lifelong learner, constantly seeking ways to improve patient care. Cyd is enthusiastic about being a part of Alleviant Health Centers as she passionately believes in treating the whole patient and being a change agent in their lives. She considers herself to be creative, imaginative, curious, open-minded, non-judgmental, and an excellent listener. She possesses the capacity to be sensitive to and share the feelings of another. She can understand another person’s condition from their perspective. Cyd aspires to empower her patients to be tenacious about their personal goals. In the words of Louis D. Brandeis, “Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.” Cyd enjoys yoga, running, travel, being outdoors, and spending time with family outside of work. Cyd loves animals and may be seen around town walking her Australian Shepherd, Tana. Her life truly has been a series of dogs. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” (Dr. Suess)

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Jennifer Rawls

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Jennifer Rawls

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Jennifer Rawls is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She provides diagnosis and treatment for a variety of mental health conditions across the lifespan, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, insomnia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. She offers medication management and psychotherapy with a collaborative, holistic, and evidence-based approach. Jennifer understands that the journey to wellness is multifaceted. She strives to address her client’s emotional, physical, social, and spiritual needs. She is excited to join Alleviant as she will be able to offer clients the most effective, evidence-based treatments, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Jennifer began her career as a registered nurse with experience in emergency, neurology, medical-surgical, and home health settings. After moving to central Arkansas, she provided care for youth in a residential treatment center and acute behavioral hospital. This is where she discovered her passion for psychiatry. Jennifer went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a Master of Nursing Science degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Jennifer is an Arkansas native and enjoys the many outdoor activities Arkansas has to offer, such as hiking and fishing. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

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