Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at ClearPath Outpatient Clinic to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at ClearPath Outpatient Clinic.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Meet the Staff at ClearPath Behavioral Health

Meet the caring, compassionate staff of ClearPath Behavioral.


Brandy Dean, LPN Clinic Practice Manager


Andrew Pierce, M.D.

Dr. Pierce was born and raised in Tennessee and attended East Tennessee State University for his undergraduate and medical education. He advanced to the University of Florida to complete his Psychiatry residency where he served as a Chief Resident.

Providing compassionate and understanding care to every person he treats is Dr. Pierce’s mission. In addition to being recognized for outstanding care, Dr. Pierce shares his expertise through local, regional, and national academic presentations and media engagement.

Dr. Pierce enjoys quality time with his family, reading, and exploring local restaurants. He is passionate about community engagement and volunteer work. Dr. Pierce is dedicated to helping his patients build the foundation for a happy and successful life though positive mental health.

Andrew Pierce, M.D.
  • Board Certified Clinical Psychiatrist
  • Medical Staff Psychiatrist at TrustPoint Hospital
Anand Patel, M.D.
  • Medical Staff Psychiatrist at TrustPoint Hospital ​

Anand Patel, M.D.

Dr. Anand Patel completed his General Psychiatry Residency and his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training at the University of Florida College Of Medicine. During his Residency Training, he also served as the Moonlighting Chief of the Residency Program. He completed medical school at St. Mathews University School of Medicine in the Grand Cayman Islands. His Masters of Business Administration degree was earned from Davenport University School of Business in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Teaching, volunteering and giving back to his community are important to Dr. Patel. His background has included teaching Residents and Medical Students at the University of Florida, working in the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, and being a volunteer in the AmeriCorps organization as a 5th Grade Teacher and After School Coordinator.
He is presently a Member-in-Training of the Florida Psychiatric Society as well as American Psychiatric Association.

​He enjoys sports of all types as well as watching movies and following current events.

Marks of Quality Care
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval

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