Outpatient Behavioral Health & Wellness Center (East Memphis, TN)
Mental health & substance abuse care in East Memphis, TN
High-quality and effective treatment comes from working with quality professionals. At Vertava Health East Memphis, we have a team of dedicated and caring behavioral health professionals who provide guidance and support throughout a patient’s journey to heal. With a wide range of knowledge, our addiction specialists and mental health professionals in East Memphis are able to provide every patient with individualized care to facilitate long-term success in recovery and healing.
Meet the Vertava Health East Memphis, TN Team
Director of Outpatient Services
Brooke is a Memphis native who has worked in the mental health field for almost 20 years. She graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with an undergraduate degree in psychology and completed a Master of Education in school guidance counseling from Cambridge College.
In the past, Brooke has worked at Youth Villages to answer a crisis line as well as in the Shelby County School System. She has spent time working in the admissions department at Lakeside where she performed a variety of duties including performing assessments, speaking with insurance companies, and reviewing cases with other members of the department. Alongside her work in the mental health field, she also has experience in addiction services including with medication-assisted treatment.
In her free time, Brooke enjoys spending time with her two children, two cats, and golden retriever. She believes in finding joy in the small moments and helping others do the same.
Tasha Renee Branch
Tasha Renee Branch is a native of Memphis, Tennessee where she has also raised her two beautiful daughters. She has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from the University of Memphis and is in the process of completing her Master of Social Work from Union University.
Renee’s passion is to empower and serve others. She strives to help others live their best life by encouraging them to possess fortitude, self-efficacy, resilience, self-determination, and honesty.
Throughout her professional career, Elicia has not only worked with individuals struggling with substance use but has also helped people suffering from mental health concerns like depression and anxiety. She frequently uses dialectical behavioral therapy with her patients but also has experience with various methods of counseling and other modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy. She also has experience working with the Veteran population.
As a therapist at Vertava Health East Memphis, Elicia strives to help facilitate changes in her patients to assist them in getting their lives back on track and letting them live out their best futures.
Clinic Solution Coordinator
Josi Jerrolds received her associate degree from West Kentucky Community and Technical College. She has worked in the healthcare community for 12 years and has a varied background that spans from advocating for new mothers in labor and delivery to general case management. Josi strives to encourage people and make them feel welcome.