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              Sophia Yuan, MD, PhD

         Psychiatrist


 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Yuan, a board certified psychiatrist and former internist and cardiologist, completed her residency training at renowned University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics psychiatry program and was trained by Dr. Nancy Andreasen, William Coryell and Susan K. Schultz who were involved in writing DSM III, DSM IV and DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders by American Psychiatric Association). Dr. Yuan applies integrative mental health care to her clients to meet individual needs and emphasizes wellness and healing of the whole person. Dr. Yuan enjoys and believes in therapy.  In addition to working with medications, she also draws from her extensive training in evidence-based psychotherapies to help people achieve a higher quality and more productive life. These include CBT, DBT, STEPPS, motivational interview, mindfulness, and mentalization techniques.


Dr. Yuan has experience with a wide variety of conditions, including management of depression, bipolar, anxiety, insomnia, PTSD, OCD, addictions, eating disorders (including binge eating), ADHD, cognitive/memory problems, personality struggles, psychosis, schizophrenia, stress reduction, relationship management, weight management, fatigue, chronic pain without narcotics (she doesn’t prescribe narcotics) with diet change, exercise, natural treatment, psychotherapy and psychotropics. She also prescribes SUBOXONE, and VIVITROL to treat opioid use disorders. She always tries to use the least medicines and the lowest doses in her practice. She has published original research on difficult-to-treat depression, side effects of psychiatric medications, and benzodiazepine overdose.


Part of what inspires her work is her deep compassion for people who suffer from mental struggles and she treats the clients the way she wants to be treated. She strives to provide clients with the best possible psychiatric care and respects each person’s voice in their treatment. She feels rewarded that everyday there are a lot patients telling her that they have got so much better under her care.

 

Dr. Yuan accepts most of the insurances, including BCBS, Medcost, CBHA, Aetna, Cigna, United healthcare, Humana, AARP and Medicare. She is not able to accept Medicaid. She sees adults and children at all ages. Dr. Yuan does not accept promotional fees from the pharmaceutical industry.

 

Outside of work she likes to spend time with her family, cooking, hiking, swimming, and singing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda is a licensed clinical social worker,  licensed clinical addiction specialist,  and certified Clinical Supervisor. She has worked as a therapist for 13 years since graduating from the Joint Master of Social Work Program at North Carolina A and T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2006. Her first career was in the education field where she worked with students in the public schools as a music educator.

 

As a therapist working with adults and children, she helps people make practical changes in their lives to manage depression, anxiety, relationships, stress and trauma. Amanda believes that individuals are able to find their optimal level of mental health if given the proper support and tools. She draws from cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), mindfulness and motivational interviewing. Amanda also has training in dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), a structured therapy for intense mood swings, impulsivity, and unstable relationships. She holds a license in addiction counseling, and she has had experience in treating the clients who suffer from addiction. 

 

Amanda accepts most of the insurances, including BCBS, Medcost, CBHA, Cigna, Aetna, United healthcare, Humana, AARP and Medicare. She is not able to accept Medicaid. She sees adolescence age 10 and up and adults. Amanda works from 9 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday.

 

In her personal time, Amanda enjoys cooking, gardening, yoga, singing, and playing the piano.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holly Snyder is a licensed professional counselor and licensed clinical addictions specialist.  Holly has had 14 years’ experience in working with adults, teens and families on a variety of issues including substance abuse, mood disorders, anxiety, trauma or loss, and personality struggles. She applies cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, brief solution focused therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, and structural based family therapy into her sessions.

 

Holly’s belief is that the therapeutic relationship is a unique partnership in which both the therapist and the individual are committed to the goals decided upon by the individual.   The therapist’s role is to help identify the individual’s needs and goals, help with plans of action, and provide tools to achieve the desired goals.  Holly believes in an individual’s power to change with proper support and tools.  She enjoys getting to know people across a variety of cultures and backgrounds and believes that having unconditional positive regard is key to the therapeutic relationship. 

 

Holly accepts most of the insurances. She is not able to accept Medicaid. She sees adults and adolescence age 12 and up. Holly works from 8 am to 9 pm on Monday and Tuesday, 9 am to 7 pm on Friday and 10 am to 7 pm on Saturday.

 

Apart from therapy, her other passions include domestic animals, wildlife viewing, nature, and hiking.

 

 

Phone: 336-660-6000

Fax: 336-536-0009
Email: frontdesk@forsythpa.com
Address:  2554 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Suite 209, Clemmons, NC 27012.

 

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Amanda Kluttz, LCSW, LCAS, CCS

Therapist

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Holly Snyder, LPC, LCAS
Therapist