Adult Psychiatry & Mental Health

Clinic Mojave Counseling

Mojave Counseling
Adult Psychiatry & Mental Health

The UNLV Health Mojave Counseling outpatient clinic has been serving clients with mental illness in Las Vegas for more than 25 years. The clinic provides services to adults, adolescents, and children having a psychiatric disability or mental illness in a comprehensive multi-disciplinary manner. Clinicians and staff strive to help people maximize their health, wellbeing, and quality of life.

Doctor Mojave Counseling

John Anooshian, MD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Dr. John Anooshian, an associate professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, received his medical degree from the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine. 

Anooshian completed his general psychiatric residency at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine. 

Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, he is medical director and senior psychiatrist at the UNLV Health Mojave Counseling Center. 

Therapist Mojave Counseling

Martine Blum, LCSW
Psychiatry and Mental Health

Martine provides therapeutic services to children, teens, adults and families. She specializes in the following areas:

  • Dual diagnosis (Psychiatric and Addiction/Medical)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma 
  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Relationship Issues

Martine completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Doctor Mojave Counseling

Lisa Durette, MD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Dr. Durette, an assistant professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, serves as director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. 

A graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, she completed both her general psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. 

Counselor Mojave Counseling

Althea Fennell
Psychiatry & Mental Health

Althea Fennell

Althea was born in Jamaica, West Indies. She lived in New York upon migration but has been a resident of Las Vegas for the past 23 years.

She has worked in the social service field for over 28 years and dedicated the past twenty years to serving people with Serious Mental Health Conditions.

Althea spent two years as a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada.

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Susanna Guarino
Psychiatry & Mental Health

Susanna

Susanna was born in Miami, Florida but has resided in Las Vegas, NV for 36 years. At a young age, she expressed a desire to help people. After high school, she went on to attend College of Southern Nevada (CSN) and graduate with an Associate of Arts degree. She then went on to pursue a degree in Social Work at UNLV and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW).

Therapist Mojave Counseling

Sarah Haggerty, MS, MFT
Psychiatry and Mental Health

Sarah Haggerty is a Las Vegas native who graduated from UNLV with a Master of Science in Counseling and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling.

She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has been practicing for 18 years.

Sarah provides therapy with individuals, couples, families and groups in English and Spanish. She has done work for a local hospice, children’s cancer charity, the Mexican Consulate and had a private practice. Sarah now works for UNLV Health Mojave Counseling at the youth clinic.

Doctor

Sara Hunt, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Sara Hunt

Dr. Sara Hunt, an assistant dean of behavioral health sciences with the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, also serves as director of the UNLV Mental and Behavioral Health Coalition. 

She completed her doctorate in psychology at Utah State University. Dr. Hunt completed her pre-doctoral internship in Toronto, Canada. Her research and clinical interests have focused on individuals with chronic health concerns. 

Doctor Mojave Counseling

Hilary Linzie, MD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Hilary Linzie

Hilary Linzie, MD, an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral health for the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, is a board-certified psychiatrist and the current associate residency program director for the psychiatry residency. A graduate of the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, she completed her psychiatry residency at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, receiving the Exceptional Clinical Service Award.

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Michelle Lisoskie, M.D.
Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Photo: Michelle Lisoskie, MD

Michelle Lisoskie, M.D. obtained a B.S., cell and molecular biology from University of Washington, and an M.D. from Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel University College of Medicine) in Philadelphia.

She completed PGY-1 and PGY-2 in a pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital (Cornell) in Manhasset, NY, then transferred into the “triple board” residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY.

She is Board qualified in pediatrics, and Board certified in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry.

Counselor Mojave Counseling

Karrin Ludeking-Berman
Psychiatry & Mental Health

Karrin Ludeking-Berman

Karrin is a Day Treatment Program Counselor that works with people with Serious Mental Health to assist them to live more fulfilling lives.

She earned a Master of Science Degree in Psychology from California Lutheran University.

Karrin believes that every day is an opportunity for excellence. She enjoys being creative whether it’s through music, dance, crochet, or painting.

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Alison Netski, MD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Dr. Alison Netski, an associate professor and chair of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, specializes in the treatment of adults with a broad range of psychiatric illness, including mood, psychotic, and anxiety disorders.

Board certified from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, Dr. Netski attended the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine and completed her residency in psychiatry at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt.  

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Counselor Mojave Counseling

Sarah Paulsen
Psychiatry & Mental Health

Sarah Paulsen

Sarah has been a Day Treatment Program Counselor with UNLV Health Mojave Counseling since 2002. She is a graduate of the University of Montana where she completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

She facilitates groups related to independence skills, anger management, healthy lifestyles, and coping skills.

 

Therapist Mojave Counseling

Shelby Prows, LMSW, CSW-1
Psychiatry and Mental Health

Shelby is a native of Southern Nevada. She attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she studied psychology, marriage and family therapy, and social work. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies (2016) and her Master’s degree in Social Work (2021). During her graduate training, she worked with Clark County School District and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Shelby has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with complex trauma histories.

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Elizabeth Robinson
Psychiatry and Mental Health

Elizabeth Robinson graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in December of 2015 with a bachelor of arts (BA) in Sociology. Upon graduation she started working in the mental health field as a Registered Behavior Technician treating autistic children.

She also worked as a Qualified Mental Health Associate doing psychosocial rehabilitation with children, young adults, and seniors.

Elizabeth is currently full time employed as a Day Treatment Counselor with UNLV Health Mojave Counseling.

Doctor

Jonathan Wirjo, DO
Psychiatry, Behavioral Health

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Dr. Jonathan Wirjo, an associate professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, received his medical degree from Western University Health Sciences. 

He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine. 

Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Wirjo  is chair of psychiatry at Mountain View Hospital. Dr. Wirjo treats patients on the psychiatry consultation service at UMC hospital.

Office: 702-944-2828