Virtual and In-Person Treatment Options Available.
Who We Are
Located in Cary, North Carolina, Pasadena Villa Outpatient Center – Raleigh is a primary care facility specializing in treating adults (18 years or older) challenged with mental health conditions including mood disorders, personality disorders, psychotic disorders, and co-occurring autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring substance use disorders.
In a peaceful atmosphere, we provide an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) that promotes skill development in recognizing and managing symptoms of mental health issues. A strong emphasis is placed on building and practicing coping skills, life skills, and self-management strategies that help clients to avoid disruption in daily functioning and promote independence, and build a life worth living.
We also incorporate canine-assisted psychotherapy (CAP) with our two therapy dogs: Lucky and Cota.
What We Treat
- Major Depressive Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Personality Disorders
- Co-occurring Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Co-occurring Substance Use Disorder
Levels of Care
- Tailored psychotherapy groups meet week to week to ensure they address the client’s needs.
- Group-based with individual psychotherapy, family sessions, and medication management as indicated by the treatment plan.
- Virtual and in-person treatment options available.
Licensed clinicians with certifications in evidence-based modalities provide a whole person approach using:
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Expressive Art Therapy
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
- Somatic Psychotherapies
- Movement Therapy
- Board-certified psychiatrists oversee treatment, conduct psychiatric evaluations, and offer medical consultation
- Collaboration with community providers that serves as an extension of the client’s treatment team
“I wanted to again express my gratitude to you for your efforts to help and support James as he continues the ‘recovery’ journey. If you come here, take it seriously. You will get what you came here for. The staff is great and caring and will work with you as well as call you out when needed, but that is what I needed. I am very glad that i found this place.”
- Grateful Client
“I absolutely love Pasadena Villa and owe them so much for all the help that they have given me. I came there really anxious and was just a mess with my mental health. With the kind staff and the structured classes and group, I was able to get a good hold of my mental health and got better. Anyone who is seeking help for their mental health should reach out to Pasadena, they will change your life for the best.”
- Grateful Client
Pasadena Villa Outpatient Center – Raleigh is in-network with Cigna, Aetna, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield including the BCBS State Health Plan and BCBS plans from across the nation. We also accept out-of-network benefits from other major insurance companies. For those preferring to pay for treatment directly, we offer a private pay rate.
Dr. Muhammad SaeedBoard-Certified Psychiatrist Attending
Qionna Tinney, MDBoard-Certified Psychiatrist
Lindsey Abshier, MA, LCMHCAPsychotherapist
Martine Bullard, MT-BCMusic Therapist
Leigh Ann Browne, MSW, LCSWTherapeutic Yoga Instructor
Ginny KilcranOffice Coordinator
Dana DeRaimoDirector of Admissions
Dr. Muhammad Saeed
Over the years, Dr. Saeed has served in a variety of clinical settings including inpatient, outpatient, and consultation/liaison services. He has been serving at a local psychiatric hospital as a Clinical Director of Geriatric Services since 2012. His primary focus is helping individuals who are struggling with a persistent and serious mental illness to the functional recovery. Additionally, Dr. Saeed has been providing transcranial magnetic stimulation, which addressed treatment-resistant depression, at several treatment locations in the triangle area. His areas of interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and cognitive disorders. Dr. Saeed is board certified in adult and geriatric psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed adult psychiatry training at the University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center in 2007 where he also served as a Chief Resident. He further completed his geriatric psychiatry fellowship at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial program. In 2008, Dr. Saeed relocated to North Carolina and served in the psychiatry department of ECU at Brody School of Medicine as the assistant professor until 2012. Dr. Saeed also shares his mental health knowledge with others by conducting seminars through Eastern and Wake County AHEC.
Qionna Tinney, MD
Dr. Tinney is a Board-Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. She graduated from medical school in 2006 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and currently serves as adjunct faculty in their Department of Psychiatry in addition to maintaining a private practice in Durham, NC.
With over 14 years of experience, Dr. Tinney has the expertise and conducts research in Autism, ADHD, and Bipolar Disorder. She also has advanced training in the management of anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors, eating disorders, and substance abuse.
Dr. Tinney is a “medication minimalist” which means that she only provides medications when absolutely necessary while supporting evidence-based alternative interventions. She believes in providing total personal care and supports and encourages close collaboration with her patient’s other providers in the community. Her mission is to provide evidence-based culturally competent care while improving awareness of mental health in the community.
Lindsey Abshier, MA, LCMHCA
Lindsay is a Family Systems trained therapist with four years of experience in providing individuals, couples, group, and family therapy in clinical settings. Lindsay received her Master of Marriage and Family Therapy degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and a Bachelor of Science in Family and Child Studies with a specialization in Family Science from Louisiana Tech University.
Prior to her work at Pasadena Villa, Lindsay worked as a program therapist at Carolina House Eating Disorder Treatment Center. She provided individual, group, and family psychotherapy services to individuals diagnosed with eating disorders and, often, co-occurring disorders. While working at Carolina House, Lindsay created a curriculum to provide psychoeducation around PTSD and how to find resources for support. Lindsay has also worked in private practice doing individual, couple, and family sessions for those dealing with various issues.
Lindsay’s passion is meeting her clients where they are and being genuine in her approach. She aims to treat the person, not solely the diagnosis. When working together, you can expect to be met with a warm, nonjudgmental, and empathetic approach to therapy with an acceptance for where you are in this moment. She wants to help you find your voice, be confident in your ability to handle whatever life throws at you, feel heard, and accepted for who you are. We all deserve to understand ourselves.
Madison is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate and a National Certified Counselor who aims to provide a space for individuals to challenge unhealthy coping mechanisms, address changes they would like to make with confidence, and explore the thoughts and feelings that may make it difficult to meet their goals. Madison has 4 years of experience in the mental health field in various settings ranging from hospital treatment to outpatient treatment. Madison has a passion for working with folks in the LGBTQ+ community, those who are living with depression and/or anxiety, those who are struggling to adjust to difficult life transitions, those experiencing suicidal ideation and self-injurious behavior, as well as those working toward recovery from eating disorders. Madison believes that each client is unique, the expert of their own life, and deserving of individualized treatment to best meet their needs.
Madison received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from East Carolina University in 2015. Following this, Madison earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Central University. Madison acquired experience in facilitating various teen and adult groups focusing on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Body Image, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Goal Setting, and management of crises through completion of her practicum and internship in residential treatment, partial hospitalization programming, and intensive outpatient programming serving those living with eating disorders and co-occurring disorders. Madison has also worked to provide outpatient treatment using skills and interventions learned from experience in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy to assist those working to live happier and healthier lives they deem worth living.
Martine Bullard, MT-BC
Martine is a Board-Certified Music Therapist with 22 years of professional clinical experience in her field. She specializes in working with individuals living with mental health issues and a wide range of neurological disorders including: speech & language deficits, traumatic brain injury, intellectual/developmental delay as well as Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. Martine continues to be inspired by the unique power of music, and it’s effectiveness in the lives of those that it touches. When used therapeutically and designed to meet clinical goals for clients’ specific needs, she has seen first-hand how music can tap into deep emotions and brain functions that are among the most difficult to access as well as how it can bring about significant positive changes. She is a member of the American Music Therapy Association, the Music Therapy Association of North Carolina and currently serves as Co-Chair of the North Carolina Music Therapy State Recognition Task Force. Martine is the the Owner/Director of Mind & Body Music Therapy, LLC which is a private practice that provides music therapy services to individuals and groups living within the Triangle region of North Carolina.
Martine received her Bachelor of Music in 1998 from East Carolina University and completed her clinical internship at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center in Columbia, SC where she worked with mental health patients living in an acute psychiatric setting and ranging in age from pediatric- older adult. She received advanced training in Neurologic Music Therapy in 2017 and renewed this training in 2020 allowing her to provide more specialized therapeutic support to clients. Professionally, she has served as the First Vice-President of the Southeastern Region of the American Music Therapy Association and is a Past-President of the Music Therapy Association of North Carolina. Additionally, her private practice serves as a university affiliated clinical internship site for future music therapists.
Leigh Ann Browne, MSW, LCSW
Leigh Ann is a licensed clinical social worker with over five years of experience providing treatment and support to diverse populations with complex needs and an array of mental disorders. She possesses strong diagnostic and clinical skills with ongoing experience providing evidenced-based practices such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Crisis Intervention and Solution Focused Therapy. Leigh Ann was intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) by the Linehan Institute in 2013 and implemented a comprehensive DBT program for a local community behavioral health agency. Through the application of DBT, Leigh Ann has become highly skilled in the assessment and risk management of persistently suicidal individuals.
In addition to providing psychiatric assessments and treatment in the emergency room, Leigh Ann is a dedicated yogi with a passion for teaching and promoting wellness, currently teaching Bikram yoga and therapeutic yoga. She combines yoga with the use of evidence-based interventions, incorporating cognitive therapy with mindfulness, meditation, and body movement for the treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and emotion regulation.
Leigh Ann’s approach is to teach and help individuals with discovering ways to reclaim their bodies and promote change within themselves through self-discovery, improved insight and the development of practical coping skills. Leigh Ann believes that transformation and growth can occur within anyone despite how complicated their circumstances are. Her therapeutic yoga sessions are rooted in compassion with the goal to empower people to enhance self-awareness, increase mental and physical strength, and to find and embrace their best selves.
With over 18 years of operations and business management experience, Ginny makes a positive contribution to the team at Pasadena Villa. As the Business Office Coordinator, she wears many hats, including working with clients and staff at front desk to make financial arrangement and complete paperwork and working with the admissions team to field local inquiry calls. Ginny graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Strayer University. In past roles, she has been responsible for insurance billing information, human resource functions, including training new employees, and all aspects of office management. Ginny is goal oriented and vital part of the team at Pasadena Villa.
Dana comes to Pasadena Villa with experience in behavioral and crisis management, psychiatric case management and program outreach. She has worked with clients through the admissions process to ensure verification of benefits, paperwork completion, and policy and program implementation. Dana has an extensive background in customer service, and has both a personal and professional devotion to the field of mental health. She has a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Northeastern Illinois University.
Start Your Journey
If you feel Pasadena Villa Outpatient can help you on your road to recovery, please reach out to us by phone or by completing the contact form.