Meet the Norton Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health Team

The multidisciplinary team with Norton Children’s Behavioral & Mental Health, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, has advanced training to meet the needs of children. Our multidisciplinary care team is composed of:

  • Pediatric psychiatrists
  • Pediatric psychologists
  • University of Louisville residents
  • Certified psychiatric nurses
  • Psychiatric nurses
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Mental health associates
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Care managers
  • Jefferson County Public Schools educators
  • Administrative assistants
  • Staff from the hospital’s nursing leadership team, pastoral care, and child life and expressive therapies

Amelia Chase-Wise, Psy.D.
Behavioral Medicine

Gregory Thompson, LCSW

Lisah Sutton-Williams, LCSW, LMFT

Elizabeth Truman, LCSW

Norton Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health – 6305

Norton Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health

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