The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt provides a place of healing and hope for adults facing challenges. When you come to us for treatment and rehabilitation, you have access to expert psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, therapists, and other experienced mental health providers, all dedicated to your care.

Our Team

The Retreat offers personalized treatments for people experiencing behavioral health concerns. Our high level of clinical care sets us apart. Experienced doctors lead treatment teams, provide intensive psychotherapy, and guide group therapy. They also evaluate each person’s medications and treatment to ensure residents are progressing well in their recovery.

You’ll have access to a full spectrum of experts, including:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists

  • Psychoanalysts

  • Therapists

  • Social workers

  • Nurses

  • Other mental health providers

Our team has experience treating residents who face more than one mental illness. We have 10 doctors and more than 60 supporting staff members to serve 16 residents, ensuring that each person receives the support they need. 

A Full Spectrum of Care Options

Residents at The Retreat have access to a wide range of traditional and alternative therapies, including psychoanalysis, addiction treatment, Eastern medicine approaches, and activity therapy such as rock climbing and yoga.

Meet Our Clinicians

  • Thomas N. Franklin, MD

    Medical Director, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Addiction Medicine, Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Mood Disorders, Treatment-resistant Depression, Substance Use Disorder, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Personality Disorders
  • Miles S. Quaytman, MD

    Medical Director, Ruxton House; Associate Medical Director, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychotic Disorders
  • Daniel Kakuska, MD

    Adult Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Adult Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy
  • Marina Nikhinson, MD

    Adult Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Adult Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mentalization-based Therapy, Personality Disorders, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depression
  • Michael Young, MD

    Adult Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt; Adult Psychiatrist, Crisis Walk-In Clinic
    Specialties:
    Adult Psychiatry, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders
  • Trish Carlson, MD

    Adult Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Adult Psychiatry, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Treatment-resistant Depression, Eating Disorders, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Transference-focused Psychotherapy
  • Scott Aaronson, MD

    Director of Clinical Research; Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Adult Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, Depression, Medication Management, Mood Disorders, Psychopharmacology, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Treatment-resistant Depression
  • Christine Liszewski, MD

    Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt; Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatry Program
    Specialties:
    Adult Psychiatry
  • Specialties:
    Substance Use Disorder
  • Joan D'Adamo, LCSW-C

    Social Worker, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders
  • Beth Gylan, MSN, RN-BC

    Program Nurse Manager, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt