Our Providers
     
  Dr. Labellarte

Michael J. Labellarte, Sr., M.D. is a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Dr. Labellarte’s current practice centers around consultation and ongoing treatment of children and adolescents with complicated stories and complex psychiatric presentations. He utilizes psycho-pharmacotherapy, parent-management training, and other evidence-based treatment approaches.

Targeted issues for Dr. Labellarte’s expertise include medication responsive psychiatric disorders (e.g. ADHD, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, OCD, and Tourette’s disorder), behavior disorders, academic and school-liaison difficulties, and consultation on forensic cases involving hardship due to immigration or hardship due to divorce. He is experienced in serving patients who often require complicated treatment combinations and collaboration with other treatment providers. He often treats the parents and siblings of his patients as well. Read more about Dr. Labellarte >>

 

 

Janine Fuertes-Ramirez, M.D. is board-certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. She has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders and mental health challenges with a calm, supportive demeanor. Her treatment expertise includes depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and psychotic disorders. She utilizes a combination of psychoeducation and medication management when appropriate. Read more about Dr. Fuertes-Ramirez >>

 

 

Kate Zietlow, BSN, RN, LMT is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner candidate. At CPE Clinic, she works with adults and adolescents, helping patients address their mental health concerns through medication management. Ms. Zietlow has received over 200 patient hours of training directly from Dr. Labellarte and nearly 600 total patient hours throughout her graduate nursing program. Ms. Zietlow will combine her interest in psychiatry and psychopharmacology with experience developing therapeutic relationships with clients to guide patients toward achieving optimal mental health and personal success. Read more about Nurse Practitioner Zietlow >>

 

 

Jessica Milone, MS, RN is a trained Psychiatric Registered Nurse with a Master of Science in Clinical Nurse Leadership. Currently she is training, and will graduate in 2019 with a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing. Ms. Milone serves CPE Clinic as a nurse liaison for day to day activities. She supports Dr. Labellarte with prescriptions, charts, and by interviewing patients in person and over the phone. She has five years of inpatient psychiatric experience at University of Maryland Medical Center. Mrs. Milone has a B.S. in Biology with minor in Spanish from Mount Saint Mary’s University. She has published a poster presentation through the United Health System Consortium and American Association of Colleges of Nursing about the discontinuation of seclusion and restraints in psychiatric hospitals.

  Dr. Shank

Theresa P. Shank, Ph.D. . is a licensed psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children, adolescents and adults, and in psycho-educational evaluations of learning disorders, attention deficit disorders, and other developmental disabilities.

In addition to her expertise in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder, Dr. Shank specializes in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, social anxiety disorders, separation anxiety disorder, and body-focused repetitive behaviors (such as hair pulling and skin picking), using a combined cognitive-behavioral, acceptance and commitment therapy, and systems approach. Additionally, she has more than 20 years of experience in psycho-educational assessment for learning, attention deficit, and other developmental disorders, and has tested well over 1000 children for these conditions. Read more about Dr. Shank >>

 

  Dr. Labellarte

Laura K. Frazier, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist focused in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and mood disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. She is an accomplished and sought after expert in psycho-educational evaluations that identify specific learning disorders, attention deficit, intellectual giftedness and learning strengths and weaknesses. Read more about Dr. Frazier >>

 

 

 

  Dr. Labellarte

Jamie Blum is a licensed social worker and professional life coach. She is skilled in cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Her area of focus is with adolescents and adults in both individual and groups settings. Ms Blum often works with adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and mood disorders as well as with individuals who struggle with drug addictions. Read more about Life Coach Blum >>

 

 

 

  Dr. Labellarte

Jessica Cordero is a social worker skilled in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution focused therapy (SFT) and experienced in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Ms. Cordero often works with adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and mood disorders as well as addressing challenges with adjustment issues. Ms. Cordero takes a very problem focused approach with clients and develops action oriented, client centric plans that assist the client in selecting strategies to help address those problems. While supportive, she is directive in her therapeutic approach. Read more about Therapist Cordero >>