Our Providers

Kris Houser, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Houser has been providing exceptional medical care in East Tennessee since 1992. Dr. Houser earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Murray State University and then graduated from The University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1987. He completed his residency in psychiatry and went on to a fellowship in Child Psychology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

Dr. Houser is Board Certified in Adult and Child Psychiatry. Dr. Houser has worked in many clinical settings in the area, both inpatient and outpatient.He has maintained a private practice in Knoxville and has also served as Medical Director at Peninsula Psychiatric Hospital in Louisville, TN. He is a competent and caring physician who feels it is critically important to listen to his patient, in order to give them the best clinical care available.Dr. Kris Houser is a psychiatrist in Knoxville, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from University of Louisville School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

TN State Medical License

Dr. David Snow- Psychiatrist

Dr. David Snow, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Maryville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from East Tn State University J H Quillen College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry. Winner of 3 Awards including:

  • On-Time Doctor Award(2014, 2018, 2015, 2016)
  • Patients’ Choice Award(2012, 2018)
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2018)

Dr. Paula MacMorran

Dr. MacMorran is a PhD licensed psychologist and a licensed Advance Practice Psychiatric Nurse, board certified to prescribe. Her initial clinical experience was setting up Tower 4 at St. Mary’s Hospital (now Tennova) and supervising it for 5 years. She also taught in the college of nursing at University of Tennessee while supervising Tower 4 and later in addition to private practice. She continues in private practice where she sees a general adult population including but not limited to Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and insomnia for medication management and therapy.

For the last 10 years, Bailey, a Malipoo, who is a certified therapy dog, has accompanied her to work every day.

Dr. Sadonya Meadows Allen

Years of experience working in a variety of settings in the field of psychology. Unique skills and experience combining a doctorate level psychology background with master’s level psychiatric nursing training to holistically address the multifaceted needs of individuals with behavioral health and academic issues. Dr. Meadows Allen received her doctorate of psychology in 2001 from The University of Tennessee.

Dr. Allen worked as a school psychologist for 10 years. Dr. Meadows Allen graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2016 with a MSN degree in Psychiatric Mental Health. She Specializes in medication management of children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and behavioral disorders.

Chad M. Phillips, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Chad is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). He received two Bachelor of Science Degrees (BS in Business Administration and BS in Nursing) and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Chad provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management services for clients 16 years and older.  His practice focus includes adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and schizophrenia, among others. Chad’s overall goal is to partner with you in a safe, supportive and authentic way to honor your journey toward healing and growth.

Any requests for written letters (work release, etc) or paperwork (FMLA, student accommodation forms, etc) must be discussed in session and agreed upon by client and prescriber. There is a $25 fee assessed for letters and a $50 fee assessed for paperwork.

Krystal Hurst EdS MSN PMHNP-BC

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Meghan Hart APRN-BC

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Nanette Grillone

Learning Lab Director

Ms. G has more than 30 years of teaching experience in both the private school setting and the public school system. She specializes in Diagnostic Prescriptive Tutoring/Teaching, working with individuals who have learning difficulties or struggles in reading. Ms. G holds two Masters of Science Degrees from the University of Tennessee.  The first is in Education and the other is in Special Education with an emphasis in Learning Disabilities and Assessment. Ms. G’s training also includes:  Dyslexic Studies, LETRS, Orton-Gillingham, Wilson®, Reading Recovery®, Special Ed Advocacy/Consulting, and many other multi-sensory techniques in both reading and math intervention.

Kathryn Sands

Behavioral Coach and Counselor

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David Marcotte, LCSW


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Administrative Staff

Kim Horner

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Sherri Monday

Billing Specialist

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Lindsey Brooks

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Shaylyn Olinger

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Sophia Foshee

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