Medical/Psychiatry Staff

       

Shea Jorgensen, MD 

BA, Biology Major, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Psychiatry Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Office location: Providing in-person treatment at Prairie Ridge in Mason City.

Areas of interest: She has a particular interest in treating those in rural and underserved communities. Clinical interest include treatment of trauma survivors, addiction, psychosis, and women’s mental health. She serves medical director and is the psychiatrist on the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team and RENEW first episode psychosis team at Prairie Ridge.

Nader Shakir, DO

BS, Biological Sciences and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Residency, Family Medicine and Psychiatry combined residency program, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
Office Location: Providing telehealth services to Prairie Ridge in Mason City.

Areas of Interest: He is interested in treating underserved communities with a focus on addiction medicine, trauma, and the integration of primary care and behavioral health for adolescents and adults.

 

Kim Reese, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Associate Degree of Science in Nursing, (RN) Iowa Central Community College
Bachelor of Science of Nursing, (BSN) Walden University
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Walden University
Post-master’s Certification, Psychiatry (PMHNP)

Area of Interest: Kim has a particular interest in treating autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, while providing psychoeducation and support to patients and their families. Clinical interest includes medication assisted treatment (MAT) for substance use. post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis and mood disorders.

Debra Groath, DNP, ARNP

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Mount Mercy College
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN, ARNP), Winona State University
Doctor of Nursing (DNP), Winona State University
Office location: Providing in-person treatment at Prairie Ridge in Mason City.

As a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Deb Groath has experience in both primary and specialty care with a holistic relationship centered focus. She currently integrates primary care into behavioral health care at Prairie Ridge. Deb has had diverse interests throughout her career and has worked in both large and small health care communities. Her career started at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in neurosurgery, re-locating to North Iowa for opportunities as the Director of Education, Director of Nursing for a small rural hospital, Director of Quality, advanced nursing practice in palliative care and hospice, and now focusing on the needs of patients with substance use and mental health concerns. She also has interest in moving legislative initiatives forward allowing improved access to care for the mental health and substance use population of North Iowa.  

Rashmi Williams, MD

BS, Neurobiology major/Human Health Sciences, University of Texas at Austin/American University of Antigua MD, American University of Antigua, Antigua, West Indies
Psychiatry Residency, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in Psychiatry
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Office location: Providing telehealth treatment at Prairie Ridge in Mason City.

Areas of interest: Dr. Williams has a particular interest in treating those in underserved communities, child and adolescent population and transitional-age youth, and providing psychoeducation to patients and families regarding mental health diagnoses and treatments. Clinical interests include treatment and support for autism spectrum disorder, LGBTQIA+ health, PTSD/trauma, anxiety, and depression.

 

Shelby Allen-Benitz, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

BA, Biology, Indiana University
Registered Nurse (RN), North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN, PMHNP), Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Practice, Ages 13 and up, Allen College
Post-master’s Certificate, Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Practice, Ages 12 and under, Allen College
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Rush University (In Progress)

Areas of Interest: Taking a lifespan, trauma-informed approach to mental health care, with particular interest in Chronic, Persistent Mental illness in Adults, Addiction, Assertive Community Treatment Serious Emotional Disturbance in Children, Spravato for Treatment Resistant Depression, and trauma-related disorders.

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