Psychiatry

Psychiatric Evaluation and Medication Management

Psychiatry services are available to adults and children. Dr. Milano is in our Buffalo location and provides child and adolescent psychiatry. CMMHC contracts with Innovatel to provide Telepsychiatry in our St. Cloud, Buffalo and Monticello offices. If medication is being considered, clients have the convenience of being evaluated for med management at the same location they are receiving psychotherapy. For services available at specific sites, please contact the appropriate office listed.

Meet Our Providers

 

Fortunata Milano– MD

Fortunata graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her psychiatric residency, internship and child fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She previously worked for Allina in the Twin Cities. She is a Board Certified Adult,  Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.

 

 

 

Liberty A. Eberly – D.O.

Liberty completed her D.O. degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, PA. She also holds a master’s degree in medical education. She is a licensed Psychiatrist that has been practicing since 2009, including providing telepsychiatry. She has participated in the COMPASS grant program with St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, PA studying the effects of a team approach (includes a Primary Care Physician, Psychiatrist and Case Manager) with patients experiencing a chronic medical condition and depression. Dr. Eberly is very interested in the coordination of primary care and behavioral health care. She is a member of American Osteopathic Association.  Dr. Eberly sees adult clients at the St. Cloud location.

 

Michael Thompson – MD

Michael completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology and biology from University of Kentucky and his Medical Doctorate from the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine. He completed his Psychiatry Residency training at the University of Louisville Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Thompson served as Chief-Resident of the Department of Psychiatry in 2008. Since its opening in 2009, Dr. Thompson has been in practice at River City Psychiatry. His style combines utilizing psychotherapy techniques with customized medication management. Dr. Thompson enjoys working with adult men and women. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Thompson sees adult client at the St. Cloud and Monticello locations.

 

Chad Vickers – APRN, NP

Chad Vickers is a dual certified advanced practice registered nurse specializing in psychiatric-mental health and family practice.  Having been a nurse practitioner since 2006, he has worked in a variety of settings, to include both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as a psychiatric emergency room.  He has experience in treating people of all ages as well as managing a variety of complex psychiatric diagnoses.  In addition to his training as a nurse practitioner, Vickers has an earned PhD in Health Studies with an emphasis on population health.  He has served as faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and on the board of directors of the Acclaim Physician Group of John Peter Smith Health Network, both located in Fort Worth, Texas.  He was recognized in 2018 as an Excellence in Nursing recipient by D Magazine.

 

Abby Wenzel – APRN, NP

Abby has worked as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for over 11 years, most of these in outpatient community mental health clinics.  She enjoys the relationships that develops with her clients and strives to work with clients to feel that they have minimized their psychiatric symptoms to live a full and happy live.

 

 

Emily Linscott – RN

Emily completed her science and nursing degrees from Anoka Ramsey and Bemidji State University. She has experience in both in-patient and out-patient settings including, primary care clinics, chemical dependency and mental health institutes, adult and juvenile correctional facilitates as well as medical-surgical hospital units. She is currently the Psychiatry Services Nursing Manager. Her areas of expertise include adult mental health and working with the LGBTQ+ population.