MEET OUR PROVIDERS
Shrink Savannah employs a talented team of mental health professionals in Savannah, Georgia. Led by Savannah psychiatrist, Dr. Chad Brock, our team's exceptional and diverse backgrounds offer patients many options for treatment and care.
We welcome your questions to help you select the appropriate provider for your needs.
Chad Brock, MD
Board Certified in General Psychiatry. Special areas of interest include treating mood and anxiety disorders, adult ADD, bariatrics and addiction.
A native of Oklahoma City, OK, Dr. Brock graduated from Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed his psychiatry residence at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Brock has been practicing psychiatry in Savannah for 17 years and has earned accolades as the "Best of the Best" from the Savannah Morning News and "Best Psychiatrist in Savannah" from Savannah Magazine readers.
Kristy Triplett, PA-C
A native of Savannah, Kristy Gierke Triplett is a graduate of St. Vincent's Academy. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Georgia Southern University, she went on to earn her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from South University and is a licensed Physician Assistant in Georgia whose focus is on the psychiatric and behavioral medicine field.
Kristy is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time on the water.
Lydia Stearns, PA-C
Lydia Stearns is a transplant from Maine with roots in Savannah. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Taylor University, Lydia attended South University and gained a Master of Science in Physicians Assistant Studies. She is currently a certified Physician Assistant who focuses on psychiatry and behavioral medicine.
Lydia is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants. Her other passions include, spending time with her husband and daughters, playing the piano and baking pies.
Andrea Yates, PA-C
Prior to beginning her Physician Assistant career, Andrea worked as an inpatient and outpatient dietitian at Candler hospital and the Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion. Andrea went on to earn her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from South University and is a licensed Physician Assistant in Georgia. She has nearly 3 years of experience in The Urgent Care setting and now focuses on psychiatry and behavioral medicine.
Andrea is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two children and husband, running, and being on the water.
Margaret Alexander, LCSW
Margaret is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with children, families and adults. She focuses on issues related to depression, anxiety, bereavement, communication struggles, life event stressors and behavioral issues.
She uses various treatment modalities that best fit the client and include techniques derived from Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
A Savannah native, Margaret attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida where she completed her undergraduate studies and received her degree in Social Work.
Clients: Ages 5+
Rebecca Fain, LPC, CCMHC
Rebecca earned her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from South University, and her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design. Rebecca completed both her graduate counseling practicum and internship at the Savannah College of Art & Design Counseling and Student Services Center. Rebecca worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor at the Georgia Southern University Counseling Center for two years before returning to SCAD as a full time counselor. She joined Shrink Savannah in 2019.
Rebecca's clinical interests include mood disorders, personality disorders, interpersonal issues, and complex trauma. Her therapeutic modality is influenced by existential theory, psychodynamic theory, mindfulness/acceptance, dialectical behavior theory, and internal family systems.
Her diverse background also includes fifteen years in magazine photo directing, career guidance, artist management, and educational lectures. Rebecca's passions include analog photography, vinyl, heavy metal, and cats.
Kimberly McGraw, LCSW
Kimberly McGraw is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Savannah State University. In her psychotherapy practice, she focuses on treating patients suffering from trauma, grief, anxiety and depression. Kim is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a psychotherapy treatment that was originally designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories s well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Kim performed cognitive research at the VA hospital in Atlanta, having presented her research findings at national conferences. She has practiced as a Social Worker as well as Regional Lead. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
A lifelong Georgia resident, Kim enjoys listening to live music, playing the bass guitar, running, bird watching and her cats.
Patients: Ages 14+ / Individuals only
Derek Price, LPC
Derek Price received his graduate degree in Counseling from the University of Louisville in 2015. Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Bellarmine University.
Over the course of his career, working as a therapist, Derek has gained a wide variety of experience. He has worked in many different settings and has enjoyed meeting with all walks of life. Derek's clinical experience leads to proficiency working with individuals struggling with focus issues, mood issues, stress, goal setting/achievement, and life's transitional periods. Derek believes that all people are inherently able to find contentment in life. The ability to get there just requires some exploration to unlock our fullest potential.
Derek enjoys spending time outside, creative projects, spending time with friends and family, and listening to music.
Chene Walz, LPC, CCMHC
Chene is passionate about the journey of psychotherapy with a diverse adult population. She received her graduate degree in counseling from Vanderbilt University and undergraduate in psychology from the University of Georgia.
Practicing for more than 20 years, her approach to therapy is person centered, holistic and informed by multicultural competence. Areas of clinical interest include trauma, anxiety, depression/bipolar, as well as working with artists and gender and sexual minorities. Chene is trained in EMDR and mind-body based interventions.
She enjoys nature, yoga, and music as well as the journey of being a parent.