Our Clinical Staff, Providers, and Faculty
Our clinical staff, providers, and faculty are highly trained and experienced professionals who are dedicated to working with individuals and families to improve the quality of their lives.
Nancy Talbot, PhD.
Nancy Talbot, PhD, is the BHP Director and a clinical psychologist. Dr. Talbot attended graduate school at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and completed her internship and fellowship at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center of Harvard Medical School. Since 1990, she has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center where she has been involved in clinical services, education and research. Dr. Talbot’s clinical work and scholarship have focused on identifying effective treatments for depression and anxiety.
Ann Cornell, PsyD
Dr. Ann Cornell completed her undergraduate training in psychology at the University of Rochester prior to her graduate school training in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in primary care psychology through the University of Rochester Medical Center where she served as chief fellow and received extensive training in marriage and family therapy. Dr. Cornell completed an additional postdoctoral fellowship in interdisciplinary geriatrics and has a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration. Her areas of interest include behavioral health, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal therapy.
Stephanie Gamble, PhD
Dr. Gamble received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and completed a clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). She joined the URMC faculty in the Department of Psychiatry in 2005. Dr. Gamble provides clinical training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy and specializes in treating individuals with depression and co-occurring conditions such as anxiety and substance use.
Beverly Glass, LCSWR
Beverly Glass received her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. She is an experienced clinician who has worked with clients in private practice and employee assistance programs. Her work has been with individuals, couples, adolescents and families experiencing challenges with anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, and substance abuse. Her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy.
Danielle Herold, LMSW, M Ed
Danielle Herold received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University and a Master’s Degree in Education from Lesley University. She has extensive experience in both inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy settings and has worked with adults, children, families, couples, and groups. Her areas of specialization include trauma and eating disorders. In addition, she taught for several years in private schools in Boston and brings a broad range of skills to her psychotherapy practice.
Rebecca Kalinowski, LMSW
Rebecca Kalinowski, LMSW, received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from The Greater Rochester Collaborative MSW Program through Nazareth College and The College at Brockport, where she participated in the Hartford Fellowship for Excellence in Gerontological Social Work. Ms. Kalinowski’s clinical work has focused on the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy and motivational interviewing with adults experiencing bipolar disorder, major depression, anxiety, and co-occurring substance use disorders.
Jennifer Smithling, LMHC
Jennifer Smithling received her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She has experience working with families and couples, and conducting individual therapies with adults experiencing depression, anxiety and substance abuse. Mrs. Smithling's clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and object-relational theory; she integrates those methods with a humanistic and client-centered approach.
George S. Nasra, MS, MD, MBA
Dr. George S. Nasra is a professor of clinical psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center and the BHP medical director. He received his M.D. degree from the American University in Beirut, Lebanon and completed his residency training in psychiatry at the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY. Dr. Nasra has been a practicing psychiatrist since 1994. During that time he has maintained a private practice of psychotherapy and medication management for more than 15 years. Dr. Nasra has also worked as medical director of the Behavioral Health in Primary Care Program and most recently as the medical director of acute psychiatric services at Unity Health System. Dr. Nasra has Board certifications in General Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Psychosomatic Medicine. He is passionate about quality and providing a personalized approach to patient care and treatment.
Shahida Rehmani, MD
Dr. Shahida Rehmani completed her residency in General Psychiatry at the University at Buffalo followed by a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Rehmani has extensive experience with both children and adults. She has worked as a consultant psychiatrist in a number of outpatient and residential settings, with individuals with developmental disabilities, and with adults being treated for chemical dependency. Dr. Rehmani has been affiliated with the University of Rochester since her fellowship in 2001, and has been involved with teaching and supervising medical students and fellows. She has a very small outpatient practice as well.
Lynn Wasserbauer, PhD, NP
Dr. Lynn Wasserbauer obtained her PhD in Nursing and graduate training as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Virginia. She earned her BSN and MSN in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from the University of Rochester. Dr. Wasserbauer has worked as a nurse practitioner at the University of Rochester Medical Center since 1999 and has extensive experience caring for individuals with a variety of mental health concerns. Her areas of expertise are in adult and geriatric psychopharmacology, as well as counseling families in crisis. She has also taught nursing and has a special interest in nursing history.
Catherine Donovan, BA, BSN, RN
Catherine Donovan is the registered nurse for Behavioral Health Partners. She obtained her BA in psychology and BS in nursing from the University of Rochester. She has been a nurse since 2011 and previously worked in inpatient psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Catherine’s clinical interests include working toward the elimination of mental health stigma and providing excellent patient and family centered care.