We are pleased to announce a new partnership with well-respected psychiatrist, Dr. Nesrin Abu Ata.

Dr. Abu Ata is now available for medication consults for Catholic Charities clients by telehealth at all locations across the Diocese. Executive Director, Amy Bloch, LISW, shares, “We are excited to have this relationship with Dr. Abu Ata to offer an even more holistic approach to caring for our clients’ mental health.”

Dr. Nesrin Abu Ata is a board certified psychiatrist. She is also a board certified family medicine physician and holds further certificates of training from the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma and the American Association for Community Psychiatry. She has done further training with the Center for Mind Body Medicine, as she believes in integrating the mind and the body together.  Dr. Abu Ata completed her medical school training at the Medical School for International Health in Israel, and then went on to complete a combined residency in psychiatry and family medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She is currently completing her fellowship training in integrative psychiatry at the Integrative Psychiatry Institute.

Currently, Dr. Abu Ata provides psychiatric care through her own practice, Mind; Alchemy, PLLC and in partnership with Catholic Charities and Rosecrance Jackson Center.

Catholic Charities serves people of all faiths and backgrounds and offers a sliding-fee scale, based on family size and income, for those who cannot afford to pay the full cost of therapy.  No one is turned away for the inability to pay for services.  Most insurance plans, Medicaid, and Medicare are also accepted.

To talk with a therapist or schedule an appointment, call 712-252-4547 or email info@cathchar.com.