Jay C. Somers, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA
PA Somers is a Nevada State licensed and nationally certified Physician Assistant working in the area of adult and child Psychiatry with nearly 20 years experience. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistance and graduated with his Masters in Science in 1998 from Finch University/Chicago Medical School in Illinois, and moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2000. He has full prescribing ability in Nevada and offers full service outpatient psychiatric services. He see adults as well as children aged six years and older. He is well versed in psychopharmacology, as well as the need to balance the neuro-chemical with the environmental. He is a strong believer in psychotherapy, and will suggest that almost all of his patients consider therapy/counseling outside of medication sessions as an aid to getting perspective on their entire life picture.
PA Somers is well-prepared to evaluate and treat mood disturbances, depression, anger, anxiety, obsessions, attention deficit issues, psychosis, and psychiatric aspects of medical illness. He says, “I believe that psychiatry is about ‘Quality Of Life’, perhaps more than any other field of medicine. Because it’s about the quality of your life, you have to want to seek help and want to change something that is affecting your life negatively. I am ready to help”.
He is an active clinical preceptor at Touro University for nearly 10 years. PA Somers is in the process of starting work on his Doctor of Health Science degree (DHSc). He has previously served as the President and Chairman of the Board of both the National Association of Physician Assistant in Psychiatry and, most recently, as the President of the Nevada Academy of Physician Assistants. He is currently an elected Delegate for Nevada To the American Academy of Physician Assistants – House Of Delegates.
Keith Breiland, MD
Dr Breiland is Medical director at Montivista Psychiatric Hospital practicing in the area of child and adult psychiatry.
He only sees patients by special appointment only. Please call our office directly if you have interest in seeing Dr Breiland.