Our Providers

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Taylor Ballew

PMHNP, Owner

Taylor is a graduate of Anderson University in Anderson South Carolina. She began her career in Healthcare at Broughton hospital in Morganton, North Carolina where she worked her way through school and found her passion for psychiatry. As a registered nurse, she gained valuable experience working with patients in an inpatient psychiatric setting. After graduating with her masters degree, Taylor accepted a position at Oregon State Hospital working as a Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner. Shortly after, she also took a position working in an outpatient practice. She founded Aspire Psychiatry because of her strong desire for accessibility in mental health services and will to serve her patients regardless of their location. As an amputee,  Taylor is deeply passionate about providing mental health services to other amputees. After finding a lacking of providers in the area, she realized that she could use her life experiences to help others.

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Leandra Davidson

PMHNP- BC

Leandra Davidson, MBA, MSN, PMHNP-BC originates from a background of working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has been a part of the military community for over 20 years. She is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of North Carolina.

She offers various types of therapy, counseling, and medication management. She provides care for anxiety and depression, ADHD, stress, military life, trauma, PTSD, and addictions (relapse prevention & recovery skills). As a former foster child and a certified Guardian ad Litem she offers specialized counseling to children, particularly those in the foster care system. In addition, she offers a flexible schedule to include day, evening, and weekend appointments.

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Tenisha Ross

LCSW

Tenisha Ross is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist-Associate who holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Social Work. She is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Acute Traumatic Incident Processing (A-TIP) and Critical Incident Desensitization (CID) and is working toward certification in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. In addition to providing therapy in an outpatient setting, she has experience with providing services to adults and children in several areas through former employment in Child Protection Services as well as a crisis inpatient setting. Tenisha’s approach to counseling is driven by a diverse yet strength-based approach. Tenisha is committed to providing compassionate care; she specializes in anxiety, depression and trauma related disorders.

 

Outside of work, Tenisha enjoys shopping and spending time with her family.