Southern Illionis Associates LLC

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Sanjay K Nigam, M.D

Background

Dr Sanjay Nigam, Is practicing Psychiatry since 2002. He did his psychiatric residency from University of Columbia, MO and moved to St Louis University, MO for his last year of Residency. He joined Community Counseling Center of Alton, as Psychiatric Director.  

He founded Southern Illinois Associates, LLC in 2004.  He was Psychiatric Director of Greenville Regional Hospital, He also provide care to several local Nursing Homes and Assisted Living. 

Publication and Research:

Effects of Smoking on Affect, Cognition and symptoms in Schizophrenia; R. C. Smith, A. Ali & S Nigam; Biol. Psychiatry 1998; 43:1S-133S, 115S.
Neurological soft signs and response to Olanzapine in Schizophrenia; R. C. Smith, M Infante, S Nigam, A Singh, G Garlapati, A Ali; Biol. Psychiatry 1999; 45:1S-147S, 31S
RESEARCH
Protocol ACP-NIS-001, Amendment 2, dated 17 November 2017
Management of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis in Actual Practice
(The INSYTE Study)  
A Postmarketing Observational Study to Evaluate the Safety of ADASUVE® (STACCATO® Loxapine for Inhalation) in Patients with Agitation Associated with Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder (June 2019 to Jan 2019)
Sponsor: H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) Principal Investigator
Real-life effectiveness of vortioxetine in patients with major depressive disorder.
Non-interventional, multi-national, prospective cohort study to assess real life effectiveness of vortioxetine
Efficacy of Olanzapine in schizophrenics with poor response to traditional neuroleptics. Smith et. al., New York University, New York
Effects of smoking on affect cognition and neurological signs in schizophrenia. Smith et. al., New York University, New York

 

Some of the conditions he treat include:
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dysthymic Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Seasonal Mood Disorder
  • Insomnia
Treatment Resistant Depression

He has special training in providing Neruostar Transcranil Stimulation Therapy  and he is also a REMS certified provider for Esketamine/spravato treatment. Please learn more about it in our treatment resistant depression section

Suboxone therapy

Dr. Nigam, is federally licensed to provide Suboxone therapy to patients suffering from opioid addiction. This treatment can ease, and eventually eliminate, the symptoms of withdrawal. This important step makes patients better equipped to pursue rehab and therapy and truly overcome addiction

Education

Psychiatry Residency:
07/01 to 06/02: PGY IV, Department of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
07/98 to 06/01: PGY: I- III, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
MBBS
07/86- 12/90 Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, India

Working Experience:

2004 to Current: Psychiatric Director, Southern Illinois Associates, LLC. Glen Carbon, IL
12/04 to 10/19: Psychiatric Director, Geriatric Behavioral health Unit, Greenville, Il
12/04 to 10/11 Consulting Psychiatrist, Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL
03/2004 to Current Visit Several Local Nursing Home.
03/04 to 06/05 ATTENDING PSYCHIATRIST: Gateway Regional Hosp., Granite City, IL
07/02 to 02/06: Consultant PSYCHIATRIST, St Anthony’s Hospital, 1 St. Anthony’s Way, Alton IL 62002 Tel: 618-4746342
07/02 to 12/03 MEDICAL DIRECTOR, Community Counseling Center, 2615 Edwards street, Alton, IL 62002 Tel: 618-462-2331

Jaime Mendoza PMHNP, FNP

Background

Jaime Mendoza FNP is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She has a degree in Family Nurse practitioner. She has been with the practice since 2013. 

Publication and Research

A Postmarketing Observational Study to Evaluate the Safety of ADASUVE® (STACCATO® Loxapine for Inhalation) in Patients with Agitation Associated with Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder (June 2019 to Jan 2019)
Sponsor: H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) Principal Investigator
Real-life effectiveness of vortioxetine in patients with major depressive disorder.
Non-interventional, multi-national, prospective cohort study to assess real life effectiveness of vortioxetine

 

Some of the conditions she treat include
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Seasonal Mood Disorder
  • She has special interest in treating Geriatric population, nursing home residents and group home residents.

 

Suboxone therapy

Jaime Mendoza PMHNP, is federally licensed to provide Suboxone therapy to patients suffering from opioid addiction. This treatment can ease, and eventually eliminate, the symptoms of withdrawal. This important step makes patients better equipped to pursue rehab and therapy and truly overcome addiction

Education Background
  • FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER  OBTAINED FROM SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSTIY EDWARDSVILLE 2012

  • PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER OBTAINED FROM NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY 2017

Work Experience
  • May 15 2013 to Present   Southern Illinois Associates

  • May 15 2013 to September 30 2019 Nurse Practitioner HSHS Holy Family Hospital

  • November 2012 to March 2013: Staff Registered Nurse, SMGS-Mt. Vernon Family Health Center – Mt. Vernon, Illinois 

Jennifer Thery, PMHNP

 

Background
Publication and Research

Real-life effectiveness of vortioxetine in patients with major depressive disorder.
Non-interventional, multi-national, prospective cohort study to assess real life effectiveness of vortioxetine

Some of the conditions she treat include
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Panic Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Seasonal Mood Disorder
Suboxone therapy

Jennifer Thery PMHNP, is federally licensed to provide Suboxone therapy to patients suffering from opioid addiction. This treatment can ease, and eventually eliminate, the symptoms of withdrawal. This important step makes patients better equipped to pursue rehab and therapy and truly overcome addiction

Education
  • Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric Adults August 2013   -University of Cincinnati, 
  • MSN/master’s in education in process,January 2012  University of Phoenix 
  • School Nurse Internship:August 2002  Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois
  • BSN Program:2001  McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois
Work Experience
  •  September 2013- present- Southern Illinois Associates LLC (Psychiatric Nurse- Practitioner )
  • June 2011- 2014- Belleville Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL,         Nurse – Medical surgical, geriatrics, acute, chronic, and Hospice

  • December 2008-April 2011- Macoupin County Health Department, Gillespie, IL

AMY LYNN HEMANN, MSW, LCSW

Background

Amy Hemann LCSW, did her masters of social work from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, in 2005. She Joined the practice June 2015. She has worked at various mental health clinic as a therapist and has special interest in treating Chronic depression, Anxiety disorder and substance abuse disorders among other.

Some of the conditions she treat include:
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Seasonal Mood Disorder
Suboxone therapy

She is actively involved with suboxone program. She has been doing indiviual and group therpay. 

Education
  • Master of Social Work         Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, August 2005

  • Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, August 2000  Major:  Psychology Minor:  Women’s Studies

Work Experience
  • LCSW: Southern Illinois Associates, LLC since 2015
  • Outpatient Therapist:  Wellspring Resource;  Jerseyville, Illinois;  March 2014 to 2015
  • Primary Therapist: Community Memorial Hospital; Staunton, Illinois; July 2011 to March 2014

  • Senior Services Specialist:  Community Counseling Center; Alton, Illinois; September 2008 to July 2011
  • Substance Abuse Counselor: Community Counseling Center; Alton, Illinois; December 2006 to September 2008

Diana Jarman, LCSW

Background

Diana, received her Masters of Social Work in 2002 from Southern Illinois University,Edwardsville, Illinois. She has an interest in working with adults with PTSD, depression, bipolar disorder and substance abuse disorder. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to help treat clients suffering from trauma and PTSD. She provides individual and group counseling

Some of the conditions she treat include:
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dysthymic Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Seasonal Mood Disorder
  • CBT for Insomnia
Suboxone therapy
Education
  • MSW  august 2, 2002 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • BSW May, 2001 | Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • ASSOCIATES IN SCIENCE   DECEMBER, 1998 LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
Work Experience
  • 06/2016 to Current: LCSW with Southern Illinois Associates, LLC
  • 2010-2016 Cenerstone/wellspring resources

  • 2009-2010   gateway regiional medical center   Kettler

  • 2002-2009   Behavioral health alternatives

  • 2000-2002  Alton mental health, forensics unit, male population

Get In Touch

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(618)288-5019

Address

16 Junction Drive W, Ste 2,

Glen Carbon, IL 62034

Hours

Mon – Fri: 8:30 Am to 5 PM

2nd Saturday of every month:

From: 8:30 AM to 2 PM