Dr. Chad Brown


Dr. Brown is a pediatric and adult psychiatrist who has been working in Southern Oregon since 2011. He has a psychotherapy/medication management practice in addition to the TMS clinic.

Dr. Brown completed his child and adolescence psychiatry fellowship at the Oregon Health Science University in Portland, OR. Prior to that he did his adult psychiatry residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT. Dr. Brown attended medical school at University of Texas Medical School in Houston, TX. He majored in biochemistry and molecular biology as an undergraduate at the University of Georgia.

He enjoys spending time with his family, watching and coaching soccer, and hanging out in his backyard.


Juliana Ayres, PMHNP


Juliana is an advanced practice nurse with specialized training in mental health and psychiatric care, who has been working as a nurse in the valley for over 10 years. She has a medication and supportive psychotherapy practice in addition to the TMS clinic. Juliana received her nursing degree from Oregon Health Sciences University and her Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (PMHNP) degree from Gonzaga University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy. She is a lifelong learner and continues to expand her knowledge of holistic psychiatric care via self-study and attending professional conferences. She strives for a healthy balance between work and life and spends her free time with her children, hiking, and practicing yoga and meditation.


Lauren Ramirez, MA, LPC


Lauren Ramirez is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides individual, group, and family counseling to children, adolescents, and adults. Lauren holds a B.S. in Psychology from Oregon State University and a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from George Fox University.

Lauren has experience working in psychiatric residential treatment facilities as well as outpatient experience in her current practice. Lauren has worked with clients with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, personality disorders, family conflict, trauma, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, and self-harm/suicidal behaviors.

Lauren is also a Collaborative Problem Solving Certified Trainer and provides Introductory and Tier 1 Trainings to agencies and institutions. She utilizes the approach in working with families that are struggling with challenging behaviors with their children. Learn more about Collaborative Problem Solving at www.thinkkids.org.


Lori Richardson


Lori has worked in the medical and mental health industry for over 20 years, working with Dr. Brown since 2013. She is so grateful to be able to bring her sweet companion dog, Nama, to work most days. Nama is excited to see people in the clinic and has made many friends here. Lori enjoys going to the coast and loves the outdoors.


Sky Asher


Sky is currently a graduate student of Psychology and grateful mother of 4. She loves children of all ages and has worked with them in many environments for more than 20 years. Her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology is from Eastern Oregon University, and she also attended the University of Hawai’i for graduate studies in Social Work. Sky is a certified massage therapist and has been involved in healing work since the year 2000.


Julie Furrer


Julie is from three of the four corners of Oregon and the last 12 years has settled in Southern Oregon with her husband and 3 daughters. She and her husband owned an advertising business for 6 years and she's done website and social media management for the past few years. She enjoys volunteering at her children's school and sewing when the time ever presents itself.


Liz Brown


Liz graduated from Corban University with a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary studies, focusing on Psychology and Women's Ministry. She is a fitness enthusiast and life coach. Her passion is working with new mamas like herself to get fit and feel like themselves again. Her young daughter even joins her in some of her workouts. She is currently going to school to be a holistic nutritionist and hopes to help people heal from the inside out.


Jenna Richardson


Jenna has studied biology at Arizona State University and psychology at Oregon State University. Jenna can often be found star-gazing or beach combing along the Oregon Coast. She also loves playing with her two cats, reading and exploring unfamiliar places.




Chewy has been a therapy dog since 2014 at the young age of 18 months. That is when he finally settled down and stopped destroying almost everything that came across his path. We believe he is a black Lab/Husky/Rottweiler mix. He is an extremely loving and slothful (better than calling him lazy?) dog that likes to lie on your feet and go right into REM sleep.

He enjoys swimming, sleeping on his back with his legs up, laying around while the other dogs fetch, wrestling with his buddy Ani, chewing on bones, shedding on everything (lint roller provided at no extra cost), and giving kisses to his favorite people.