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Administrative Staff

Patricia Ferry


Miss Ferry received her education at Trenton State College majoring in Communications.

Miss Ferry has had many varied and challenging experiences which have contributed to her ability to provide services with compassion, multicultural sensitivity, and openness. Miss Ferry is a natural leader spending time mentoring high school students teaching them about real life experiences and the power of positive thinking.

Miss Ferry comes to PNS with a wealth of administrative and clinical care experience having worked In the private sector in major companies such as Jenny Craig and Astra Zeneca.

Her approach to business management reflects an emphasis on humanistic and interpersonal principles which integrates a cultural and social context.

Her business acumen includes work with individuals, small and large businesses as well as multi-national corporations.

Ms. Ferry's broad experience working with businesses from diverse backgrounds in a variety of settings has made her sensitive to the corporate as well as the personal needs of others.

She is able to balance the need for appropriate business practice with the compassion and approachability necessary to approach individuals.

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Jassie Sombai MBA

Practice Manager

Jassie received her undergraduate degree from Paul Quinn College, Waco, Texas and later earned her Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Phoenix, Costa Mesa, California.

Jassie brings 18 years of management experience to PNS with mental agility, integrity and loyalty, great communication skills, customer focus, endurance and nurturing style along with her compassionate ability to lead.

Her primary focus is to manage the day – to – day operation of the office and understanding the needs of patients, families and their care givers in providing the best customer service.

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KaityMarie Juhiln

Patient Relations Manager

KaityMarie Julihn joined the Pacific Neuropsychiatric team in 2016 as our Patient Relations Manager. She has been in the field of medical office business practices, patient relations, medical billing, and quality improvement activities for 16 years. Her background includes previous work in hospital, clinic and private behavioral health practices and has managed several private practices in the Orange County area. Her keen administrative and technical skills assist our licensed clinical staff to provide excellent patient care.

At PNS KaityMarie assists our patients in maximizing their available benefits and understanding their insurance coverage. In her role, KaityMarie also provides critical business performance information for our executive team to facilitate key decision-making and advancements in patient-focused care.

As a certified HIPAA Compliance Officer, she trains our staff on the best ways to handle Protected Health Information to protect our patient privacy. She is passionate about Mental Health services being available to everyone and excels in making patients feel welcome in our practice.

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Amazing human an angel from God! I have seen many doctors no one helped me like he did , the combination of medication and his attitude towards life is what helped me! From www.healthgrades.com

-Monterey, CA May 4th 2016

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Dr. Alva by far is one of the best psychiatrist I have seen. He is very to the point, firm and has great communication skill and comforting language. From www.google.com

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