Healthy Minds’ Leadership Team
One of the primary reasons we’re Southern Nevada’s premier mental health provider is that Healthy Minds’ executive leadership is comprised of psychologists and psychiatrists. The expertise of our executives helps everyone in our organization focus on what matters most: our patients.
Our team of mental health experts includes psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, clinical social workers and marriage and family therapists. We encourage you to read more about the people who make Healthy Minds work.
As an International Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, she was also the Clinical Director of treatment services for Drug Court, treating individuals with substance use disorder.
After a decade of proprietorship, she relocated to Las Vegas, where she became the Clinical Director of an inpatient psychiatric hospital. She has extensive inpatient and outpatient experience as a clinician, and specializes in the treatment of trauma and self-injurious behaviors in adolescents. Currently, she is the Clinical Director at Healthy Minds, where she oversees programming and treatment services for children and adolescents in foster care, along with individuals and families in need of mental health care. She is approved as a Clinical Supervisor for the Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers and is an adjunct professor at the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine.
Dr. Khurana is board certified from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Virginia where he served as Chief Fellow for the division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His research interests include autism spectrum disorders, tourette’s disorder, and ADHD. He specializes in the treatment of bipolar disorder, PTSD, and anxiety problems. Dr. Khurana practices using the bio-psychosocial model of psychiatric disorders and applies elements of the cognitive behavioral approach during his medication management visits.
Jillianne Geary, a Las Vegas native, graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2013. With an initial interest in Marriage and Family Therapy, Jill came to Healthy Minds in February of 2013 to acquire more knowledge of the mental health field. Jill eagerly learned the business and helped to grow Healthy Minds, starting as an Office Administrator, and worked to become an Office Manager, then a Regional Manager. Jill began to set up the Quality Assurance department in the last quarter of 2013 and works in conjunction with all of the staff to ensure Healthy Minds standards are consistently met in order to work towards the mission of minimizing hospitalizations, and maximizing family safety and stability without over-relying on medication.
Suzen has a diverse background beginning her career working as a juvenile probation officer and later as an inpatient psychiatric social worker at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Additional experiences included Clinical Director for Presbyterian Healthcare Behavioral Health inpatient/outpatient programs in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Behavior Specialist for Rio Rancho Public Schools, Clinical Supervisor for an Albuquerque-based treatment foster care agency and Assistant Professor of Social Work- Master Program clinical track- for New Mexico Highlands University.
Therapeutic practice is guided by psychodynamic, attachment and CBT theoretical models. Suzen utilizes a strengths-based perspective and collaborative approach in her practice. She promotes client advocacy, self-acceptance/compassion and mindfulness. Understanding clients’ culture, values, systems in which they function are a treatment focus as is assisting clients with enhancing and developing skills to help them obtain a higher level of fulfillment.