Meet the Staff at ClearPath Behavioral Health

Meet the caring, compassionate staff of ClearPath Behavioral.

OFFICE STAFF

Brandy Dean, LPN Clinic Practice Manager

PROVIDERS

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.

Amber Kerby, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Amber Kerby, MSN, is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) who specializes in treating people who have psychiatric disorders, and she has experience working with patients across the lifespan in various practice settings.

Her nursing education began in 2013 in her Mississippi hometown before she moved to Denver, where she later earned her associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing. She then pursued a Master of Science in nursing with a specialization as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner from the University of South Alabama before she moved to Nashville in 2018.

Amber believes in treating mental health conditions holistically through the mind/body/spirit connection while providing an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to care. She values interprofessional collaboration that instills hope in individuals and families who are struggling with mental illness, empowering them to seek and maintain meaning and purpose in their lives.

Amber loves to spend time with her golden retriever, do artwork and yoga, try new restaurants, and hang out with friends.

Amber Kerby, MSN, PMHNP-BC
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at TrustPoint Hospital ​
Angela Bolinger, PMHNP-BC
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at TrustPoint Hospital ​

Angela Bolinger, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Angela Bolinger is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) who specializes in adult psychiatry. A Murfreesboro, Tennessee, native, Angela spent 22 years as a registered nurse, including more than six years in the mental health field.

Angela earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Excelsior College of New York and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and The Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement.

Angela believes that mental health concerns do not define a person and that people should not have to struggle in silence. She is deeply committed to helping her patients build a strong foundation for a happy and successful life by improving their mental health.

She enjoys spending quality time with her family and pets, traveling, meditation, music, and dance.

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

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