Dr. Michelle Schofield has joined the medical staff at St. Bernards as a psychiatrist. She sees patients at St. Bernards Behavioral Health and at the St. Bernards Counseling Center.
Schofield comes to Jonesboro from Atlanta, where she served as medical director of behavioral health at Cancer Treatment Centers of America Southeastern Regional Medical Center and was the chief executive officer and medical director at Crossroads Center for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Wellness.
Schofield earned her Medical Degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., and completed a residency in adult psychiatry at Emory University in Atlanta. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Howard University in Washington, D.C.
She also has worked as a staff psychiatrist at Anchor Hospital in Atlanta and was affiliated with Georgia Regional Hospital in Atlanta.
At St. Bernards Schofield will offer a relatively new treatment – Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy – for patients who suffer from clinical depression and have not achieved satisfactory results from other treatments. TMS therapy is a noninvasive, nonsystemic outpatient procedure performed in an office setting under direct supervision of a psychiatrist
Schofield holds membership in the American Psychiatric Association.
She joins Drs. Eloise Weeks and Sarah VanScoy as psychiatrists who see patients at St. Bernards Behavioral Health and St. Bernards Counseling Center. Behavioral Health can be reached at 932-2800, and the Counseling Center can be reached at 930-9090.