Jaron L. Winston, M.D.
For over 28 years, Austin-area patients, families, physicians, and professional caregivers have called on Jaron L. Winston, M.D., for his compassion and vast knowledge in the field of Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Winston graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 1981. He then completed a fellowship in Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, practicing both internal medicine and pediatrics. He received his post-graduate training in psychiatry at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Connecticut, and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Specializing in Geriatric and General Psychiatry, Dr. Winston served for many years as Medical Director of Geriatric Services at St. Davidís Pavilion. He often lectures and consults locally and nationally on the treatment of Alzheimerís disease and other psychiatric disorders in older adults
Dr. Winston founded Senior Adults Specialty Healthcare, P.A., in 1997. He also has a research division which is called Senior Adults Specialty Research. Dr. Winston and his staff are conducting clinical trials for groundbreaking new therapies for many disorders. SASR has more memory impairment research than anyone in central Texas. Call (512)407-8628 for the latest studies or visit the website at SASRaustin.com. For many years Dr. Winston has been interested in treating patients with mood disorders. He has utilized and recommended many treatment modalities as appropriate including psychotherapy, medications and ECT. He is very excited to be on the cutting edge by treating depressive symptoms with magnetic therapy or dTMS (Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation). This is the first treatment which is non-invasive, non-systemic and utilizes no medications. You can find more information at Texas TMS Center. Patients should be at least 20 years of age.
- Is skilled and seasoned at evaluating senior citizens for issues of competency, testamentary capacity, ability to stand trial, etc.
- Is experienced and interested in offering expert testimony for all aspects of legal matters involving mental health of the aged.
- Has lectured and consulted both locally and nationally on issues of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Shealyn Bauder Cyr, M.D.
is a 2002 graduate of Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine. After which she completed her residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 2006. A native Texan, she left Texas in 2006 after marrying a U.S. Army officer. During that time, they spent time stationed in Ft. Bragg, NC and Ft. Benning, GA and she worked in the service of our nation's veterans. In 2010, Dr. Cyr and her family returned home as her husband transitioned to an active duty position with the Texas Army National Guard and spent the 2 years practicing in the field of tele-psychiatry, providing both emergency and regular outpatient care to medically under served areas. In 2012, she joined Dr. Jaron Winston in practice at Senior Adults Specialty Healthcare, caring for elderly individuals in nursing home and assisted living facilities in and around Austin. She currently juggles the roles of geriatric psychiatrist, Army wife, and the most exciting job of all, mother to a 8 yr old son and 6 yr old daughter. Dr. Cyr is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Brian Falls, M.D.
Dr. Falls was born and raised in Texas and graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2009. He left Texas for psychiatric residency at Harvard Medical School, where he graduated in 2013. Throughout his career, he has had a growing interest in treating older adults. He is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and serves on the Geriatric Psychiatry committee of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
Laura Lande Eisenberg, R.N., FNP-C
Laura is a family nurse practitioner having received a Bachelor and Masters degree in nursing from the Univeristy of Texas at Austin. She has practiced psychiatric nursing for 30 years and specialized in Geriatric psychiatry for the last 14 years at Senior Adult Specialty Healthcare. She sees patients in the office, in nursing facilities, in assisted living and independent living facilities for seniors and in memory care units. Laura has a special interest in adults with developmental disabilities and also sees patients at Marbridge.
Cherie Simpson, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC
is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Adult Health and a graduate of the University of Texas School of Nursing. She has worked with Senior Adults Specialty Healthcare and Research for approximately 10 years. Besides working with SASH she is on faculty at the University of Texas nursing school and conducts research in areas of sleep, caregiving and depression in aging women.
Eddie Maraboto, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Adult Health and has worked with Senior Adults Specialty Healthcare and Research since 2012. Eddie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rice University and a Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. Prior to joining the SASH team, Eddie worked for two years as a hospice nurse with Hospice Austin. Eddie sees patients in our office and also visits several nursing homes, assisted living communities, and Alzheimer's/memory care facilities in the Austin area.
Doug McFarland, LCSW
Doug McFarland has a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kansas School of Social Work. He is licensed as an LCSW or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas. From 1976 to 1990 he worked with children, youth and families in the multi-service Methodist Home in Waco, Texas (children’s home and psychiatric hospital). From 1990 to 1996 he managed Community Hospice of Waco and directed social services and bereavement services for Family Hospice of Temple. From 1996 to 2010 he served the geriatric inpatient population, twelve of those years at St. David’s Pavilion (now Austin Lakes Hospital). He has been in private practice since 2010.
Sherry Key, LCSW
Sherry has for more than twenty years focused her practice exclusively on the needs of older adults and their families. She specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety and grief and loss issues.
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