Our Providers Book Consultation Y Pritham Raj, Md, FACP CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER Dr. Pritham Raj is board certified in internal medicine and psychiatry, specializing in the connection between the mind and body. Dr. Raj earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed his Combined Residency Training in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center where he served as a clinical rater for early TMS trials and continues to operate under a consulting faculty appointment. Dr. Raj brings a wealth of knowledge about TMS therapy from his time as medical director of the Adventist Health Portland’s Emotional Wellness Center, where he led a team that delivered a full spectrum of mental health services, including TMS. He also serves as an associate professor at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in the departments of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Raj served as Medical Director of the Internal Medicine practice (IMC at Marquam Hill) in OHSU’s flagship hospital for over seven years, leading 80 strong faculty and residents. He served on several vital committees at OHSU, including the Admissions Committee of the School of Medicine. Over his career, Dr. Raj has focused his clinical research on obesity, depression in the critically ill, and mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Drawn to how emotional wellness affects physical health, Dr. Raj completed Chief Wellness Officer training at Stanford University’s WellMD Program in 2019. He has provided multiple expert presentations on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected individuals both physically and mentally. In his spare time, Dr. Raj enjoys spending time with his three children. He is the president of DARK to Light, a nonprofit he founded to support children whose families are going through separation and divorce. Ryan Dozler PMHNP, BSN, RN Ryan Dozler is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) at our Tigard location, specializing in TMS. He earned his first bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University, going on to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Belmont University, and completed his advanced nursing degree at Vanderbilt University. With over five years of clinical experience, Ryan recognizes the path to wellness can take many forms and looks forward to providing an additional avenue in TMS. Ryan joined Active Path Mental Health with training in providing medication management and psychological support to complex patients across the lifespan. He has additional experience in critical care including providing hospital support during the COVID-19 pandemic and in substance abuse treatment settings. Ryan is a member of the Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). In his free time, he enjoys fishing in Oregon’s coastal rivers, camping, snowboarding, supporting the Portland Trail Blazers, and spending time with friends and family. Larissa Birndorf MSW, PMHNP-BC Larissa Birndorf is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) at our Northwest Portland and Vancouver locations, specializing in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and Spravato. Larissa earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Oregon Health and Science University and her master’s degree in nursing, specializing in psychiatric mental health, from Oregon Health and Science University. With over nine years of clinical experience, Larissa is well-versed in patient care and promoting supportive services to her community. She has provided psychiatric care to patients, conducting comprehensive psychiatric and diagnostic evaluations, developing treatments plans, collaborating with patients and their care team, and prioritizing continuing education in the field of psychiatry and psychopharmacology to support excellent patient care. In her free time, Larissa enjoys traveling, walking her dogs, and spending time with family and friends. Jenna Lander LCSW “I am passionate about supporting people along life’s journey and being a listening ear in one’s time of need.” Jenna Lander is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with a strong background in counseling diverse populations of adults, juveniles, couples, and families. Jenna earned her master’s degree in social work from the University of Denver and brings 12 years of experience to Active Path Mental Health as a licensed therapist. Jenna leads the Active Path Mental Health psychotherapy program, managing our group of therapists as well as helping treatment-resistant patients with depression on their journey to recovery. Using a short-term evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) model, each session focuses on a specific problem in an effort to guide patients toward results in a shorter timeframe than traditional talk therapy. As a licensed therapist, Jenna has experience working with patients in crisis intervention, providing psychotherapeutic services to adults and teens, and completing psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, treatment, and discharge planning. Her areas of specialty include behavioral health, anxiety, and depression. When she’s not helping patients, Jenna enjoys traveling, spending time with family, listening to country music, and being outdoors. Robert Hadley LCSW “I hope to be a part of our patients’ journey in change and a support that encourages strength in challenging times” Robert Hadley is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with a background in counseling diverse populations of adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families. Robert earned his bachelor’s degree in social work at Lewis-Clark State College and later his master’s degree in social work from Boise State University. Robert is a part of Active Path’s therapy team practicing short-term cognitive-behavioral therapy. Each session focuses on a specific problem in an effort to guide patients toward results in a shorter timeframe than traditional talk therapy. Robert is an empathetic, compassionate, and empowering clinician that believes in allowing individuals to establish their own goals and following a solution-focused approach to treat symptoms as well as create and maintain change. When away from work, Robert enjoys the outdoors, attending local sporting events, exploring the PNW, and his puppies. Sanaz Amini LMHC ” My goal is to empower clients to recognize their potential in creating the life they desire for themselves “ Sanaz Amini is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) with vast experience as a therapist for adolescents and adults. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the Univerisity of Washington and her master’s degree in counseling psychology from City University of Seattle. Sanaz brings over 13 years of experience to Active Path Mental Health as a therapist. Sanaz is a part of Active Path’s therapy team practicing short-term cognitive-behavioral therapy. Each session focuses on a specific problem in an effort to guide patients toward results in a shorter timeframe than traditional talk therapy. Sanaz has experience collaborating with patients on treatment, goals, and behavior plans. Before joining Active Path, Sanaz provided therapy for adolescents and teens with anxiety, depression, and other behavioral disorders. She also showed expertise in implementing intake assessments and developing individualized treatment plans for clients with autism spectrum disorder. As a residential mental health counselor, Sanaz held weekly psychoeducational group sessions for mindfulness, social skills, community building, and process groups. In her free time, Sanaz enjoys hiking, camping, learning how to snowboard, and spending time with family, friends, and her Persian cat Bowie.