Meet Our Team

Jeffrey Richmond, MD

Psychiatrist, Owner

Dr. Richmond is our owner and primary psychiatrist. He completed his bachelor of science in biology at Duke University before returning to his home state of West Virginia to attend medical school and psychiatric residency at West Virginia University. He received numerous awards for excellence in patient care and medical knowledge in residency and served as chief resident in his final year in the program. He practiced psychiatry in a group practice in Morgantown, WV prior to moving to Denver to start his own practice, Psyche, P.C. Dr. Richmond now lives in Denver with his wife Jackie and their adorable dog Sydney.

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Laira Cowper

MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Laira is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is a Colorado native and is happy to call the Denver Metropolitan area home. She received a Bachelors in Science from the University of Northern Colorado. She worked as a surgical coordinator before returning to school at Regis University for her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. After graduating she worked as an ICU nurse in the Denver area for several years. She practiced in the role of ICU charge nurse and Clinical Nurse Coordinator before returning to school and completing her Master of Science in Nursing and obtaining her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification. She is pleased to continue serving the Denver community in the nurse practitioner role.

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Dr. Mary O'Hara

DNP, PMHNP-BC

Dr. O’Hara is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Psychiatric and Mental Health from the University of San Diego in 2019. As a graduate student she was a stipend recipient for ProjectTeamUp, which focused on training and education advancement for underserved populations with a focus on integrated care. She completed her clinical training hours at a Federally Qualified Health Center in San Diego County. After graduation she went on to complete a residency at Community Health Center, Inc in Connecticut. Dr. O’Hara’s undergraduate education includes a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University at Buffalo. She worked in registered nurse and charge nurse roles in in-patient psychiatric hospital units for five years while pursuing higher education. After moving coast to coast over the last several years Dr. O’Hara is looking forward to settling in to Colorado where she can enjoy the sunny weather, hiking and skiing.

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Emily McCollum

MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Emily is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Prior to earning her Master of Science in Nursing with PMHNP option at the University of Colorado РColorado Springs, Emily worked as a registered nurse for 12 years in a variety of areas including the intensive care unit, recovery room, and as a transplant coordinator. Emily received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from George Mason University. Before pursuing her passion in the medical field, Emily received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia Tech University and worked in the DC area as an accountant for 5 years. Emily loves hiking and traveling but is staying home with her fiancé more often while they raise their new baby girl and puppy.

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Rebeckah Stanley

Practice Manager

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Sandra Alvarez

Treatment Coordinator

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Yoxelin Aguirre, MOA

Administrative Staff/Front Desk

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Elvia Silva, MA

Administrative Staff/Front Desk

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Abel Regino, MA

TMS Treater

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