For our clients in the Partial Hospitalization Program in Washington, DC, we provide psychiatric evaluations and weekly psychiatric follow-ups with our provider below. For all other outpatient programs, we with trusted colleagues have extensive experience with clients suffering from eating disorders.
Dr. Nauf Latef Azad, DO, MSc – Psychiatrist, DC Location
Dr. Azad is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist with a particular interest in eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, positive psychiatry, and collaborative care. She is not just a clinician, but an advocate and educator. Life is never perfect, but it should be manageable and enjoyable. Dr. Azad strives to help each patient recognize their full potential by performing comprehensive evaluations that includes identifying strengths and weaknesses and then formulating individualized plans that connect each individual to the pertinent tools that will allow them to live their best life possible. Dr. Azad is super passionate, excited, and ready to help you identify and troubleshoot barriers preventing you from being your best self; together we can get your life back on track!
Dr. Azad is originally from NJ and completed her undergraduate degree at Wellesley College and then moved to Scotland to pursue a master’s degree in global health. After getting her fill of Scottish accents, she returned to NYC to obtain a medical degree at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and then landed in DC where she has been ever since. She completed her adult psychiatry residency training at Georgetown University Hospital followed by her child and adolescent psychiatry training at Georgetown University Hospital as well. In her free time, Dr. Azad loves exploring new cafes and brunch spots in DC, she loves doing anything outdoors, and is constantly on the search for the most Instagram-able spots in this wonderful city she now considers home.
Arielle Brooks, MSN, FNP-C, CEN – Family Nurse Practitioner, D.C.
Arielle is an Ohio native who moved to the DC Metro area to receive her Bachelors in Nursing from Howard University. She has spent several years as a registered nurse in Washington, D.C. working within the emergency department. With a desire to further her education, Arielle studied at the University of Cincinnati to become a nurse practitioner shortly after beginning her nursing career. She continues to work within emergency care and now holds a certification as an emergency nurse through the Emergency Nurses Association. She also holds certifications in NIH Stroke, Non-violent Crisis Intervention, and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support in both adult and pediatric patients. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, an international honor society of Nursing, as well as Chi Eta Phi, a nursing sorority. In her spare time Arielle enjoys traveling, mentoring nursing students, and reading.
Nelvin Glenn Ison, CRNP – Family Nurse Practitioner, Baltimore
Nelvin, who like to go by Glenn, was born in the Islands of the Philippines where he finished his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Perpetual Help College of Nursing in Manila. He trained as an inpatient and emergency department nurse at Philippine Heart Center. He moved in the United States in 2008 where he worked in Progressive Care Unit and has been an ER nurse since 2012. He decided to further his nursing education and completed the FNP program at Walden University, and now holds certification on BLS, ACLS, and PALS. Glenn believes that mental health and physical health is a balance, and only then do you have good health. An Abingdon resident, Glenn is married with three sons and spends his non-work hours with them at home doing whatever his wife has planned for him.
Juyeon Shin, PMHNP-BC – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Baltimore, Maryland
Juyeon is a board-certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her master’s degree from the University of Florida, and specializes in the treatment of eating disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia. And PTSD. She has many years of experience treating moderate to severe psychiatric disorders in several settings including, inpatient, outpatient, residential programs and long-term care. She is an expert in psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, medication treatment, laboratory analysis or psychotherapy. She provides patients the highest level of care with collaborative and integrative treatments. When not working, you can find her travelling somewhere fun and exciting.