Dr. Anna Cook
Dr. Anna Cook is a doctorally prepared Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who specializes in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating various mental health conditions. As an experienced healthcare professional, she will make your mental health needs a priority. Anna is proud to provide a high-quality level of service, healthcare experience, and commitment to health and wellness for all of her patients. Her goal is to make you feel better as quickly as possible. Anna strives to help you improve your quality of life and achieve your wellness goals relating to mind, body, and soul so you can be well, and live your best possible life!
With over 14 years of nursing experience and 5 years of experience as a mental health nurse practitioner, Anna will use her expertise to customize a treatment plan that is right for you. She obtained a master’s degree in nursing from the Murray State University in 2010 and a post master’s degree from Vanderbilt University in 2015. Anna is a board-certified Registered Nurse, adult Clinical Nurse Specialist and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from University of Alabama, Huntsville in 2019.
Anna is passionate about caring people of all ages with mental health conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), Conduct Disorder, Childhood Mood Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and insomnia. She also works with special populations such as those with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as geriatrics. She believes in a holistic approach to treating mental illness and combine the use of both medications and supportive psychotherapy to treat the whole person. Some patients are recommended to participate in behavioral modification and therapy alone. However, in many cases, medication is used in conjunction with behavioral modification and therapy. Referrals for therapy will be provided when necessary to address behavioral health issues.
Aaron Brakhane, LCSW
Aaron received his Masters in Social Work from Union University in 2012. After serving as missionaries in Uganda for 6 months he and his wife returned to Jackson. He has been in practice since 2013 and has a wealth of experience with various populations and mental health disorders. His experience includes crisis counseling with at-risk and disadvantaged youth. Aaron has provided trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy for children who have been victims of abuse. Most recently, he provided outpatient counseling to individuals from 5 to 85 years of age in a rural medical clinic. Aaron has been with iMind since 2019. He has a passion for working with clients to develop the skills they need to overcome their individual stresses and traumas.
April Downing, FNP-BC
April Downing has an extensive background as a medical provider, including family practice. Prior to becoming an Advanced Practice Nurse, April worked for 13 years in many settings including the emergency room, rehabilitation, oncology, and transplant, where she served as Clinical Director of Transplant Services With her vast knowledge of many areas of patient care.
Laura Fieser, LCSW
Laura Fieser has been a practicing therapist for several years. She has a master’s degree in education in Community Mental Health from UT Martin and a master’s degree in social work from UT Knoxville. Laura received her license for clinical practice in May 2020. She is also a certified suicide prevention (QPR) trainer. Laura utilizes an evidenced-based cognitive behavioral approach to her therapy techniques. Laura has therapy experience working with children, adults, seniors, marriage counseling, and family therapy. Laura has worked with children in intensive in-home counseling as well in the school as a school-based therapist. Laura has worked at a psychiatric hospital for geriatric patients. She also has experience with teaching parenting classes as well as substance abuse, anger management, ADHD, behavioral management, anxiety, depression,and suicidal ideation. Additionally, Laura teaches exercise classes with a mental health focus at UT Martin.
Laura has lived in Martin TN for 30 years. She is married and has 4 children.