At Carolina Performance in Raleigh, our psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists treat regular people like you for mental health concerns. Most of our clients are non-athletes. Note: All of the providers at Carolina Performance are in solo private practice.
Dr. Eric Morse is an Addiction and Sports Psychiatrist. Dr. Morse helps people recover from many addictions and mental illnesses. He has a busy Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) maintenance program for opioid dependence within his private practice in Carolina Performance at the American Institute of Healthcare and Fitness. Dr. Morse works for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) Physician Clinical Support System as a mentor to help train other physicians on the proper treatment of opioid dependence. Dr. Morse directs local opioid treatment programs. His treatment approaches include performance enhancement therapy, motivational interviewing, biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy, individual therapy, and medication management.
Dr. Joshua Dittmer is a residency trained psychiatrist. He is also a veteran of the US Army with nine years of active duty service. Dr. Dittmer has clinical experience working in diverse treatment settings and with a broad range of emotional and behavioral disorders.
Currently, the typical person seeking help from mental health is getting too many medications, too many labels, and not enough time and understanding. Your needs are unique to you and your situation. You require time and patience to be fully understood.
Dr. Jun He is a General Psychiatrist with thorough training in Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy to treat a wide variety of psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and substance dependence. In her private practice at Carolina Performance, Dr. Jun He’s practice offers a comprehensive approach for treating substance addiction. The treatment includes both medication and supportive psychotherapy. Dr. Jun He offers the Suboxone (Buprenorphine and Naloxone) maintenance program to support the recovery of opiate addiction.
Darcee L. Ruble is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Additions Specialist with over 14 years experience. She believes the relationship between client and therapist is fundamental for growth and should be based on trust. Counseling works best when working together as a team to develop goals that meet your needs. The treatment approaches used include cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing in an individual session format.
Dr. Palakurthi is double-board certified in both Child/Adolescent and General Psychiatry. She has focused her past 8 years of clinical work in community mental health settings in urban and suburban areas. She offers services for a diverse range of clients with various degrees of severity. Although her primary focus is Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, she will be happy to provide services for all age groups. Dr. Palakurthi provides individualized treatment plans to include family, cultural, psychological, and environmental factors that are unique to each individual.
Dr. William Matthews is a General Psychiatrist with extensive training in Psychopharmacology and therapy for adult psychiatric disorders including but not limited to substance dependence, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and psychotic disorders.
Dr. Green is a psychiatrist with board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has clinical experience in a variety of treatment settings and with a broad range of emotional, behavioral, and substance use disorders. In her private practice at Carolina Performance, Dr. Green provides consultative and diagnostic services, pharmacotherapy for adults, and offers a Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) maintenance program to support recovery from opioid addictions.
Dr. Michelle Goldberg is a Clinical Psychologist licensed by the North Carolina Board of Psychology. Her background in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Consultation-Liaison Work, and Psychodynamic Approaches permits her to offer a wide breathe of therapeutic perspectives. She readily adapts from helping to set and achieve goals to offering support, self-exploration, and insightful guidance. She has practiced in a wide variety of settings and this has provided her a clear sense of the journey involved in seeking to attain optimal functioning. Her sessions are collaborative, explore the individual’s concerns, and utilize the individual’s strengths to help address what each person is striving to achieve.
Dr. Matthew Bader was Board Certified in General Psychiatry in 2013 and completed his Addiction Psychiatry fellowship training in 2014. This specialty training has provided Dr. Bader with experience in treating a wide variety of addictions including alcohol, nicotine, opiates, cocaine, marijuana, and stimulants. Dr. Bader is trained and certified in the use of buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone) for the treatment of opioid addictions. His treatment approaches include motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, and medication management.
Dr. Jozef Zelenak is Board Certified in General Psychiatry since 2016 and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry since 2017. Dr. Zelenak provides consultative, diagnostic, and treatment services, including pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. He treats a wide variety of psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, and others. Dr. Zelenak believes in using a collaborative approach with his clients to provide personalized treatment plans that address patient’s individual needs.
Dr. Jamila Battle is Board Certified in Family, Sleep, and Addiction Medicine. She focuses her practice around the Four Pillars of Health: 1. Sleep/Environment, 2. Diet/Exercise, 3. Meditation, and 4. Behavioral Health and Addiction. Dr. Battle is author of the #1 Best Seller from Abuse to Abundance' and creator of 'Reboot Repair Rebirth®', an online healing recovery system. She has experience in treating Opiate Use Disorders using Suboxone. Her rates include motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy. In addition, she takes Medicaid, Medicare and most commercial insurances. She enjoys an individualized/patient-centered approach which focuses on YOU!
Marilyn Shannon's involvement in many mediation programs led to "Dialogue" her private coaching practice where she specializes in working with children, teens, families, couples, individuals, and businesses. Marilyn works with her clients on all levels of life and business performance, personal growth, development, and well being.
Dr. Savage is an expert in human performance. Dr. Savage practices sport psychology and has worked with many professional and elite amateur athletes using Performance Psychology techniques and theory.
Dr. Savage is trained to help individuals and teams develop and use the psychological skills necessary to perform optimally, realize their potential, and increase their physical and emotional readiness and health. Dr. Savage utilizes techniques such as goal-setting, performance profiling, imagery/visualization, arousal regulation/stress management, attention control, and other perceptual, cognitive-behavioral methods. Dr. Savage also has worked with group dynamics, teamwork/team-building and has expertise in leadership, effective communication, and competition/cooperation. Dr. Savage also has training and background in counseling both for individuals and groups.
Note: All of the providers at Carolina Performance are in solo private practice.