Meet the Lee Side Wellness Team
At Lee Side Wellness, we provide outpatient mental healthcare that works. We believe that real healing happens with caring clinicians combine compassion with the latest in evidence based practice. Discover more about our professional team.
Eric Adams, PMHNP-BC
Co-Owner/CEO, Nurse Practitioner
About Eric Adams
Eric joined the practice at the end of 2021. He treats individuals across the spectrum of mental health concerns and disorders, with extensive experience in the field of emergency psychiatry. He is particularly passionate about providing care for psychotic and psychosis related disorders, as well as working with sexual identity and gender identity concerns. He believes firmly that everyone, regardless of their circumstances, needs advocates that come from all walks of life when working through challenging times. He treats children, adolescents, and adults.
Akosua Ankomah, PMHNP-BC
Akosua is a board-certified psychiatric NP with years of experience working inpatient psychiatry. She is passionate about helping individuals with behavioral health disorders improve their quality of life. She has a master’s degree in nursing from Mount Saint Joseph University and a post-master’s degree from Northern Kentucky University. She is a certified telehealth provider and offers both virtual and in-person visits. Her approach is to be non-judgmental, actively listen to her patients, and partner with them when making treatment decisions.
Tiffonie Caudill, PMHNP-BC
About Tiffonie Caudill
Tiffonie Caudill joined Lee Side Wellness in the Spring of 2023. She is a highly motivated mental health professional with over seven years of experience working in the psychiatric setting. Her experience includes working with children, adolescents, and adults in partial-hospitalization, intensive outpatient, inpatient, and medication management. Tiffonie strives to deliver exceptional care while demonstrating professionalism, compassion, and empathy to clients and families. She is actively involved in promoting recovery for those with mental illness, addiction, and trauma while using evidenced-based practice.
Mary Harrison, PMHNP-BC
About Mary Harrison
Mary Harrison joined Lee Side Wellness in 2022. She is an Advanced Practice Nurse with more than a 20 year history of working with adults who experience a variety of mental health conditions, including mood and anxiety disorders. Mary is known for her breadth of experience, approachability, and supportive communication style. She is passionate about combining psycho-pharmacological treatments and nutritional strategies to empower patients in their overall wellness and to improve quality of life.
Lori Morgan, PMHNP-BC
About Lori Morgan
I am a highly passionate and hardworking psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) who strives to provide exceptional care to the mental health population. I have been working as a PMHNP since 2021 with a hx of trauma, addiction, and many other mental health disorders on children, adolescents, and adults. I have over a year experience in child and adolescent treatment and over two years in inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities. My goal is to utilize my positive attitude and motivational abilities to guide clients with their healing process. I have an amazing husband, three beautiful children, and four fur children. In my spare time I enjoy hanging out with family, hosting parties, and going boating.
Favorite Quote by Austrian Neurologist, Sigmund Freud, is “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.”
Tiffany Price, CNP, PMHNP-BC
About Tiffany Price
Tiffany is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who joined the practice in March 2023. She provides telehealth services to patients ages 18+. She treats a broad range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, agoraphobia, Bipolar Disorder, OCD, trauma, PTSD, Gender Dysphoria, Insomnia, and substance use disorders. She has extensive experience working with LGBTQ and military clients.
Tiffany is accepting new patients at this time for medication management services and can assist in writing behavioral health letters for gender-affirming and bariatric surgeries.
Lisa Schauseil, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC
About Lisa Schauseil
DNP Schauseil is new with Lee Side Wellness since December 2021. Dr. Schauseil has a dual master’s degree in counseling education and nursing and a Doctor of Nursing practice. Her doctorate project was on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and she has a passion for working with children and adolescents to help treat mental health issues affecting academic and home struggles. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner with 10 years’ experience in pediatric intensive care, orthopedics, and primary care. She sees children, adolescents, and adults in our Mason office and through virtual visits.
R. Lee Tyson,
DNP, DMin, APRN-CNP, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC, CARN-AP, CNE, CTMH, FAAN, FAANP, FIAAN
Co-Owner/President/Founder, Nurse Practitioner
About Dr. Tyson
Dr. Tyson is an advanced practice nurse holding dual doctorates in psychiatric-mental health nursing practice and theology/spiritual formation. He is quintuple-boarded as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Certified Addictions Registered Nurse—Advanced Practice, Certified Nurse Educator, and Clinical Telemental Health provider. He holds esteemed fellowships in the American Academy of Nursing, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the International Academy of Addictions Nursing. Before entering academia and clinical practice, Dr. Tyson for years served in professional ministry, and still assists in select clergy roles. He has extensive experience working in myriad settings, including the nationally #1 ranked pediatric hospital, community health centers, and privately held psychiatric and substance use treatment hospitals. These experiences facilitated Dr. Tyson’s success in his current roles. Dr. Tyson is an associate professor of clinical nursing and director of PMHNP programs, one of the largest at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing. He is also founder, co-owner, and president of Lee Side Wellness, a prominent outpatient psychiatric practice in the Cincinnati metro, and one of the foremost NP-owned practices in the nation. Dr. Tyson created an innovative, replicable, sustainable business model for NP-led practices that increases access to mental health and opioid use disorder treatment by expanding and empowering the psychiatric provider workforce throughout the country. He leveraged his academic influence to pioneer national approval of telehealth as a standardized modality for acquiring clinical hours years before COVID-19, affirming his stratagems as critically influential. Dr. Tyson presently serves on the Mental Health Team of the UC Urban Health Pathway, the Ohio Board of Nursing APRN Advisory Committee, the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses Education Committee, and is an Advisor on the Attorney General’s All-Ohio Healthcare Substance Use Disorder Interprofessional Educational Symposium Committee. Finally, he enjoys an instrumental role as chair of the ANCC PMHNP Content Expert Panel which superintends the role delineation of PMHNPs and their national certification exam.
Summer Wilson, APRN-CNP, PMHNP-BC
About Summer Wilson
Summer Wilson joined Lee Side Wellness in the fall of 2021. She sees children, adolescents, and adults at the Mason office and virtually. Previously a nurse-midwife, she has a specialty certification in Perinatal Mental Health and has a passion for working with women to maintain their mental health during pregnancy and breastfeeding. As a former gymnastics coach, she is also passionate about working with children and teen athletes.
The team at Lee Side Wellness believes that wellness is more than just medication. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all treatment that works for every person. Our team will help prescribe the right treatment for you.
Director of Therapy Services
About Kirk Sheppard
Kirk is a licensed professional clinical counselor with a supervisory designation and an independent chemical dependency counselor with 18 years of experience in various mental health settings. He offers both virtual and in-person counseling visits. He is also an experienced trainer, coach, and speaker and enjoys amusement parks, theatre, and writing in his spare time.
About Rachel Kingswood
Rachel Kay Kingswood, LSW, is mental health therapist specializing in autism, ADHD, addictions, chronic pain/illness, C-PTSD and anxiety disorders. She uses a holistic integrative approach to help clients learn to work with their brain and body to live their most authentic and joyful lives. Her therapeutic interventions draw from from multiple techniques and schools of thought based on each client’s unique needs, including mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, Internal Family Systems, narrative therapy, and psychoeducation, among others.
She is a proud member and supporter of the LGBTQ+, disabled, and neurodivergent communities and works to be an active ally to all marginalized groups. She is an advocate for incorporating spirituality in therapy when desired by the client and is well versed in multiple faiths and belief systems.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens, and partner on their small farm in Dayton. She is a “massive nerd” who has far more hobbies than she has free time and is always excited to learn something new.
About Dale Lykins
My effort in my work and in all of the facets of my life aims to help others discover what in their lives is holding them back—whether it be relationships, societal norms, institutions, careers—in favor of living a truer, more meaningful life. My journey provides insight to help others navigating the path of merging their inner belief with their outward life. www.dalelykins.com
To schedule an appointment: www.dalelykins.com/coaching
Psychotherapy is an important part of a comprehensive mental health recovery plan. Our team of trained therapists walk with you through these difficulties and help you find real peace and real healing.
Carrie Snelling, RPH
About Carrie Snelling
Carrie is a a board certified pharmacist who has been with Lee Side Wellness since 2018. She has experience in inpatient pharmacy management as well as sterile compounding. Her role at Lee Side Wellness is to assist patients and clinicians with the complex but exciting field of pharmacogenomics and individualized medication plans.
About Kim Woods
About Kim Woods
Kim joined the practice at the end of 2021. She is the proud mother of 4 wonderful children. Kim was born and raised in Cincinnati. She always looks forward to opportunities for vacationing at the beach and getting out in nature.
About Kim Woods
Leslie joined our team August 2023. She is the proud mother of 2 awesome boys. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching the Cincinnati Reds. She enjoys working with people and finding the positive in everything.
At Lee Side Wellness, we have a talented support team that will help you communicate with your clinicians, schedule and reschedule appointments, obtain medications efficiently, work with your health insurance, and assure an overall positive experience.