A. Lee Solomon, M.D.

Lee Solomon attended The University of Tennessee and graduated from the UT School of Medicine in Memphis. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He is Board Certified in both Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry. His special areas of interest are panic and anxiety disorders. He treats adolescents through adults. He and his wife own and manage the practice.




Jon S. Cohen, M.D.

Jon Cohen is a graduate of Dartmouth College and attended medical school at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT College of Medicine in Chattanooga. His areas of clinical expertise include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, as well as patients with concurrent medical illnesses. His practice is for adults 18 years and older. Dr. Cohen is NOT accepting new patients at this time.



Morgan Turner, PMHNP-BC

Morgan Turner is a licensed Psychiatric Nurse Pracitioner. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She has experience caring for clients across the lifespan in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her clinical areas of interest are mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and ADHD. She treats adults 18 and older.




Victoria “Tori” Christmas, PMHNP-BC


Tori Christmas is a licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She is a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, and she earned her Master’s degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.  Prior to joining Behavioral Health Associates, she worked as a psychiatric nurse practitioner caring for patients across the lifespan at an outpatient community mental health center in Dalton, GA.  She currently treats adolescents and adults.  Her clinical areas of interest include mood, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorders.




Jim Brown, Ph.D.

Jim Brown PhD, psychologist, retired from psychological practice effective October 31, 2018. Records of any patients treated by Dr. Brown at Behavioral Health Associates will be retained at the BHA offices and will be stored, transferred, and (ultimately) destroyed in compliance with federal (HIPAA) and state law. Any former patient who wishes to transfer a copy of their records to another provider’s office may do so by contacting the office. Former patients who would like a copy of their records should also contact the office. Please be aware there is a cost for personal copies of the record, consistent with Tennessee law/rules and regulations.

A personal message, addressed to former clients: Thank you for the opportunity to work with you. I have thoroughly enjoyed my career. I have to admit that many of you taught me far more than I could have ever taught you. Thank you for trusting me with your story. I hope I treated you in a way that earned and validated that trust.

Best wishes to each and every one of you. As you may have previously heard me say, “hang in there”.


Marci Bynum Pittman, Ph.D.

Marci Bynum Pittman, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Pittman received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi and completed a one year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the UT Health Science Center in Memphis. She combines a client-centered approach with empirically validated cognitive-behavioral techniques in order to assist in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in adults. She also performs psychological assessments.





Tracy Schultz, Psy.D.

Tracy Schultz, Psy.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who graduated from New England College in 1992. She completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Miami Institute of Psychology in 2001. Dr. Schultz completed her training at Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Since completion of her Doctorate program, she has worked in a variety of mental health settings. She has special interest in the treatment of depression and other mood related disorders, anxiety disorders and adjustment disorders. Dr. Schultz is also experienced in working with relationship issues. Dr. Schultz works with adults.




Tom McLaren, Ph.D.

Tom McLaren has completed a Master’s Degree at University of Houston in behavioral health, and a PhD in psychology at Ball State University in Indiana, with specialization in neuropsychology. He is board certified in neuropsychology, and has been in practice since 1994. His particular areas of interest are treatment of mood disorders, anxiety and geriatric issues related to dementia involving the psychological impact of those also with neurological disorders. He treats individuals from age 18 and older, with a client centered cognitive behavioral approach, involving both the individual as well as caregivers for older clients.  Dr. McLaren will be closing his private practice as of December 1st.  He is not currently accepting any new clients.




Kathleen R. Scott, L.C.S.W.

Kathy Scott is a Clinical Therapist who practices in the field of adolescent, adult, and family psychotherapy. She obtained her master’s degree from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She has provided consultation and training seminars to residential, day treatment, and private psychiatric facilities. Special areas of interest include women’s issues, grief work, stress management, and personal growth.





Jennifer Gardner Cummins, L.P.C.

Jennifer Gardner Cummins, L.P.C. is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Mental Health Service Provider certification who works with children, adolescents and adults in individual, couples and family therapy. She obtained her Master’s degree in 2002 from The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. Jennifer has worked with both children and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings across the United States.




Cindy Ensminger, L.M.F.T.

Cindy Ensminger, L.M.F.T. is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who received her Masters from Seton Hall University in New Jersey. She is also Certified as a Rule 31 Family Mediator, which focuses on resolving conflicts and coming to agreements. Cindy has been working in the mental health field since 1995 and works with both adolescents and adults. She has worked in a variety of settings, including residential, in-home, and outpatient. Some particular areas of focus are: emotional issues that disrupt one’s life (including anxiety, stress, anger management and depression), parenting struggles, adolescent and young adult issues, parent/child relationships and improving/enhancing marital relationships. Cindy’s therapeutic model is eclectic and utilizes multiple techniques. She is currently accepting new patients ages eight and up, for individual, family and marital therapy.




Peggy Anne Solomon, R.N.

Peggy Solomon attended Fort Sanders School of Nursing, graduating in 1974. She completed her training in biofeedback and is certified by the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America. She specializes in the treatment of panic and anxiety disorders, stress-related illnesses, and specific phobias. She works with adolescents and adults.