Our Team

Ali Altahir TMS

Ali Altahir M.D.

A child and adolescent psychiatrist, conducts full psychiatric evaluations with children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Altahir is experienced in the treatment of a variety of clinical concerns, including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), intellectual disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, and psychosis. After adult psychiatry training in Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Altahir completed his fellowship studies at Penn State University in 2005. Certified by the American board of Psychiatry and Neurology for both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry

Chris van Eyck TMS

Chris van Eyck, PA

A certified Physician Assistant with over 12 years of experience working in Adult and Pediatric Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. He is a graduate of Cornell Physician Assistant Program, and has worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Miami Children’s Hospital, Suburban Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital. Working with a wide range of patients, Chris has always had a special interest in postoperative depression, and enjoys working with children and adults in all phases of behavioral health. Chris is married to his wife Kim, a colorectal surgeon, and spends his free time playing guitar, and raising his two daughters.

Amber Burley TMS

Amber Burley, PA

Amber Burley received a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in 2018 and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Louisiana State University in 2010. Amber is a licensed PA in Virginia. Prior to training as a Physician Assistant, Amber worked as an Oral Maxillofacial Surgical Assistant in Shreveport, Louisiana. She is married to her husband Mark, an officer in the Air Force. In her free time she loves to go to concerts, do Pilates, and travel to the beach.

Patience Yengo TMS

Patience Yengo, FNP-BC

A certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of experience in acute hospital settings, Nursing Home and Home Healthcare. She completed her BSN in George Mason University and her Masters from Marymount University in the state of Virginia. Experience in internal medicine, weight management and managing surgical and orthopedics patients with multiple comorbidities. Patience is married with three boys, enjoys gardening and spending time with family. Loves working with teenagers and young adults.

Lauren Williams, PA-C

Lauren Williams received a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at James Madison University in 2018 and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at James Madison University in 2015. Lauren previously worked in an acute care setting as an NCCPA certified Physician Assistant in Virginia. In her free time, Lauren enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, and spending time with her family, friends, and her cat.

Elaine Waterman, PA-C

Elaine Waterman is a certified Physician Assistant with a background in Clinical Nutrition. She earned her bachelor’s degrees in nutrition and psychology at Virginia Tech and worked for several years as a Registered Dietitian. She completed her Master of Science degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2020. She is excited to be providing patient-centered care back in her hometown of Falls Church, VA. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family.

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