Our Treatment Team

Our doctors are medical doctors with specialty training in the medical specialty of psychiatry. They are board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar illness, schizophrenia and problems in living. They also are experts in prescribing medicines, hospital work and psychotherapy.


Richard Owings, M.D., Ph.D

Richard Owings, MD, PhD, is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the specialty of psychiatry.  He earned his M.D. in 1984 from UAMS and completed his residency in psychiatry at Massachusetts Mental Health Center and Harvard Medical School in 1988.


Duong Nguyen M.D.

Duong Nguyen is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the specialty of psychiatry.  He earned his M.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1988 and completed his psychiatric residency at UAMS in 1992.


Philip Mizell, M.D., C.P.E.

Philip Mizell is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in thespecialty of psychiatry.  He earned his M.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1978 and completed his residency in psychiatry at UAMS in 1982.

Our psychotherapists are experts in helping people understand themselves and the problems they face.This allows them to make changes in themselves and in their lives to be happy and successful.  They have master’s degrees in clinical social work (LCSW), counseling psychology (LPE), or counseling (LPC).  They are licensed by their respective accrediting boards.


Marcela Johnston, Ph.D

Dr. Johnston is a licensed psychologist whose areas of expertise are couples counseling, individual therapy and family therapy. She has twenty years’ experience working with adults and children.  As a psychologist, she helps people change the thoughts, emotions and behaviors that interfere with their physical and psychological health.  As individuals begin to examine their feelings and develop more effective patterns of behavior, they begin to feel happier and more content with their lives.  Each individual or couple is provided with a supportive environment to talk openly about concerns, solve problems and achieve a healthier and happier lifestyle as quickly as possible.


Nancy Kozlowski, M.S., LPC

Ms. Kozlowski is a therapist who has experience with a wide variety of client populations, diagnoses and issues. She works with adults, couples, children, teenagers, the elderly and families. She and her clients create tailored therapy plans focusing on helping clients reach their goals. She believes that processing thoughts and feelings along with education in a safe environment can help move a person from surviving to thriving.


Nancy Golden, LPE-I

Ms. Golden is licensed by the Arkansas Psychology Board as a Licensed Psychological Examiner. She uses a cognitive behavioral approach and incorporates aspects of gestalt and humanistic theory.
As a therapist, Ms. Golden’s goal is to help clients meet their personal goals and improve their quality of life. You can expect a supportive, safe and confidential space in which to problem-solve, gain personal insight, and learn self-acceptance. Ms. Golden works with a variety of clients – those examining their childhood experiences, coping with a chronic illness, resolving a mood disorder, or working to maintain optimum emotional and mental health.


Phil Baldwin, LCSW

Phil Baldwin is a Licensed  Certified Social Worker. He received his Masters of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky in 1983. He received his Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville in 1984. He has had over thirty year’s experience in a wide variety of mental health services, programs and working with diverse population groups. He has concentrated experience in working with children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics in a variety of clinical settings. He has specialized clinical and personal experience in the area of international and domestic adoption. He enjoys working with clients transitioning through the stages of life and achieving positive personal goals. He works with many clients whose personal faith is an important part who they are and their life purpose.


Ben Register, LPC

Ben is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received a Master’s of Art in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary in 2006.  He has over 10 years experience working with adults in a variety of settings that include acute hospitalization, partial hospitalization, residential treatment, and private practice.  Ben enjoys working with people dealing with relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, and addiction.  He can provide counseling from a Christian perspective if requested.