Dr. Tharwani, our Neurologist who completed his residency at Charleston Area Medical Center. Dr. Tharwani also specializes in Psychiatry. Affiliations with Duke Psychiatry Specialty Clinic and with Duke Regional Hospital, Dr. Tharwani is board certified in Psychosomatic Medicine with over 30 years of experience.
Dr. Tharwani, MD is a practicing Neurologist. He completed a residency at Charleston Area Medical Center. Dr. Tharwani also specializes in Psychiatry. Affiliations with Duke Psychiatry Specialty Clinic and was affiliated with Duke Regional Hospital. Dr. Tharwani is board certified in Psychosomatic Medicine with over 30 years of experience.
William Harris, CPA – CFO joined Strategic Behavioral Center-Raleigh in March 2017 after working at Strategic Behavioral Center in Charlotte, NC. William brings over 20 years of healthcare financial experience including psychiatric hospitals, medical / surgical hospitals, physician office management, rehabilitation services provided to nursing homes & SNF’s, outpatient psychiatric clinics and a foster care agency.
Mr. Harris earned his MBA from Centenary College in Shreveport, LA. and his BBA-Accounting from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Nicole Cole joined Strategic Behavioral Health in May 2018 as Call Center Manager for North Carolina. After spending more than a year in that role, supporting the census of three hospitals and overseeing this important crisis support service for families throughout the state, she transitioned to the Director of Assessment & Referrals for our Raleigh-area hospital.
She obtained her Master’s Degree in Psychology and has worked in mental health for the past 8 years. Nicole has an extensive history with community based services including day treatment and other residential programs. Within the past three years, she has transitioned from direct care to administrative duties such as intake, utilization review and quality assurance. Nicole has also implemented new mental health programs, including PHP and IOP, within local community agencies.
Taylor Holloway, joined Strategic Behavioral Health - Raleigh in September 2013 as an Assessment & Referral Clinician and quickly rose through the ranks. She was promoted to Director of Assessment & Referrals (A&R), then assumed responsibility for both the A&R department as well as Utilization Review. In her current role, Taylor is also responsible for planning and implementing important new initiatives that include our physician practice and outpatient service line expansion.
Prior to joining our hospital, Taylor worked at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) performing psychological evaluations and executing research assessment protocols. She received her Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology in 2011 from North Carolina Central University, and has 10+ years of experience in mental health working a variety of clinical and research positions.
Qadriyyah Joyner, Director of Quality Improvement, Compliance & Risk, joined Strategic Behavioral Center-Raleigh, in April 2018. She has a Associates Degree in Social Work, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies, MSA in General Administration. She started a behavioral health career at Nova Behavioral Healthcare, as a member of the Corporate Management Team, worked in compliance, and regulatory. Her expertise spans over 12 years in behavioral and mental health. She worked for 7 years at Holly Hill Hospital as the Patient Advocate/QA Coordinator and with State of NC, as a patient advocate. Her knowledge, in Regulatory Compliance and Joint Commission Standards will be value as member of the leadership team.
Carolyn King, Director of Education, joined Strategic Behavioral Center-Raleigh in 2012. She was promoted to Director of Education in April 2016. Carolyn has many years of experience in working to educate children and youth who are experiencing mental health concerns.
Prior to beginning employment at Strategic, Carolyn worked as a School Principal at Spring Hill School and Dorothea Dix Hospital, where she retired in 2009. She also worked as a counselor and a teacher at Dorothea Dix Hospital. Most of her work history has been with clients and children with mental health concerns. Finally, she worked for 10 years with Vocational Rehabilitation. Carolyn truly believes in rehabilitation, a therapeutic learning environment, and that all children have the potential to learn.