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May 25, 2024

Avance Psychiatry Charlotte Hold Their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Jun2 20, 2024

Avance Psychiatry Holds Grand Opening June 20, 2024

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 20, 2024 – Avance Care, an innovative primary care provider with 30+ locations in the Triangle, Charlotte, and Wilmington region, announced the Grand Opening of their Psychiatry location in SouthPark Charlotte. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will start at 6:30 PM, June 20th at 5821 Fairview Road, Suite 200. Avance Psychiatry has been serving the Charlotte community since 202X, and in this new location, they will provide onsite behavioral therapy to patients aged 13 and up. Most new patients are scheduled within 2 weeks and insurance is accepted, including Medicare.

The Charlotte psychiatry office is led by Sashalee Stewart, MD. Dr. Stewart is a board-certified Psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Avance Psychiatry Charlotte practice. She has over 15 years of clinical experience providing patient-centered care for various psychiatric conditions. In addition to expertise with women in the peripartum period, Dr. Stewart also treats patients with mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, and other general psychiatric needs through medication management. She is an active member of the American Psychiatric Association and the NC Medical Society.

Dr. Stewart commented, “We are so excited to be in our beautiful new practice and bringing the Avance Care model to this great Charlotte community.”

To request an appointment, visit or call the office at 980.580.0639

The Avance Primary Care team Midtown Charlotte also includes:

Ani Fitzgerald, PA-C – Physician Assistant and Psychiatric Provider

Nakayla Leggett, MSW, LCSW – Behavioral Therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Alana D. Harper, LCMHC – Behavioral Therapist and Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Katie Laney, LCSW, LISW-CP, LCAS – Behavioral Therapist, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kate Maynor, LCSW-A – Behavioral Therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate

Jeleesha McNair, MSW, LCSW – Behavioral Therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

About Avance Care

As one of the largest networks of independent primary care practices in North Carolina, Avance Care offers comprehensive care for the whole family’s physical, mental, and emotional health. Avance Care’s primary care offices provide access to mental health and nutrition services, aligning the patient’s healthcare journey and team. Avance Care providers serve as partners in total health and wellness, taking the time to establish relationships with their patients, attentively listen to their health concerns, and work together to achieve their health and wellness objectives. With multiple locations spanning the Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte, and Wilmington areas, individuals can easily find a conveniently located Avance Care facility nearby.

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