Therapeutic Health Associates is a small private psychiatric practice striving to provide holistic mental health care in a respectful and non-judgmental manner. We truly believe in creating a partnership with our patients and approach treatment by addressing each person's mental health needs as an individual.

Meet Our Providers

Courtney Marshall, PMHNP-BC

Courtney is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She specializes in medication management for adults and can diagnose and treat a variety of conditions including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, insomnia, ADHD and obsessive compulsive disorder. Courtney received her nursing education at Yale University and her post-graduate psychiatric education the University of Maryland. She previously worked as a certified nurse-midwife at the University of Maryland practicing full-scope OB/GYN as part of the faculty practice. Due to her unique background, Courtney has a special interest in treating mental health disorders that occur during pregnancy and the post-partum period including care while breastfeeding. She is currently enrolled in the Integrative Psychiatric Institute's Fellowship program 2021-2022. Integrative psychiatry seeks to combine traditional medications with other options such as vitamin and herbal supplements, acupuncture and Chinese medicine, mindfulness/meditation, and other modalities. She is also an advocate for behavioral modifications to improve one's quality of life such as restful adequate sleep, healthy diet, physical movement, and self care. Courtney likes reading novels, cooking, gardening and spending time with her family.

Cara West, LCPC

Cara is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who provides therapy for a variety of issues such as difficulty coping with life events, mood, anxiety and behavioral disorders, parenting skills, work/school related issues, and relationship difficulties. Cara sees adolescents, adults and families. Her work experience includes in-patient and partial hospitalization therapy, residential treatment, and research at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Cara was also awarded a Fellowship in Neuropsychology at The Cleveland Clinic. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from John Carroll University. Cara likes spending time outdoors with her family.

Cara West is in the process of transitioning to her own practice in which she will continue to accept insurance. Until this transition is complete, Cara will continue to work with our practice and continue to accept insurance for her services.

Meet Our Staff

Ciara Howard

Ciara is our practice manager and pivotal to keeping everything in the office running smoothly. Due to the small office size, she wears many hats – office receptionist, billing coordinator, provider assistant – just to name a few. However, it is her warm and welcoming demeanor that our patients frequently mention as well as her willingness to help patients out with problems such as insurance or pharmacy issues. Ciara likes watching paternity court, going out to brunch and teasing her co-workers.

Dave Maslar

Dave is our “behind the scenes” guy. You may see him filling in for Ciara when she is on vacation or away from the office. He may also pop up if the internet is out or something needs to be fixed. Dave likes foraging for mushrooms and grilling.