Southern Live Oak Wellness

Providing quality mental health treatment to a population in dire need of being treated as equal.

We don't make our clients better people. We help them find the great person that's already there.

As a mental health treatment program, Southern Live Oak Wellness utilizes a range of evidence-based treatment modalities to help our clients understand, grow and recover through both symptom management and the development of new life skills.

  • “I struggled heavily with PTSD, daily flashbacks, substance abuse, and crippling anxiety. After just the first couple weeks my whole mindset changed to show me that my mind could be opened up to so much more.”

  • “When I came to the facility, I had no willingness to participate and was extremely manic…I owe it to Southern Life Oak Wellness for returning my life back to sanity”

  • “After coming to Southern Live Oak Wellness happiness is common for me now and I have more motivation for a better life than I ever have before”

  • “My time at Southern Live Oak Wellness was an absolutely life changing experience”

  • “SLOW has been vital to my healing and being a healthy part of society”

Anxiety Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Schizoaffective Disorders
Personality Disorders
Co-Occurring Disorders
& other substance abuse related issues

Dr. Panchajanya Paul, MD , ABPN , ABIHM, FAPA; Medical Director
Jessica Gerstein; MS, LPC, LCADC, NCC Clinical Director
Katee Gmitro; LMSW, Primary Therapist
Monica Lewis; LPC, NCC Director of Business Development
Chris Hussey, CRPS, Certified Recovery Coach & CCAR RCA Trainer Director of Residential Services


Southern Live Oak Wellness offers a variety of mental health services in order to best suit your needs.

Mental Health Residential

Our Mental Health Residential Treatment Program allots the time, space, and support that clients need in order to recover from an episode of mental illness. 


Both our Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) offer programming for continued levels of mental health care.

Residential Treatment Program
Therapeutic Living

Our Therapeutic Living is housing for those in our mental health PHP and IOP programs. Our housing features numerous amenities and a comfortable space to heal in. 

Southern Live Oak Wellness

Evidence Based.

Our experienced team of mental health professionals use a wide range of evidence-based methods to treat mental illness. These methods help our clients learn, understand, grow and recover their lives through both symptom management as well as the development of new life skills. 

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