Our Providers

Alicia H. Austin, M.D.

Dr. Austin graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelors of Science prior to attending medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center. Upon graduation in 2005, she began residency training in psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, serving as chief resident in 2008. Her many interests include psychotherapy, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse disorders. Dr. Austin is board-certified.

Location: Birmingham

Rebecca W. Jones, M.D.

Dr. Jones received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She then completed medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She completed a psychiatric residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2009, serving as chief resident. Her primary interests are mood disorders, psychotic disorders, and cognitive disorders. Dr. Jones is board-certified.

Location: Birmingham

Emily H. Lazenby, M.D.

Dr. Lazenby received a BS in Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001 before entering The University of Alabama School of Medicine. She graduated in 2005 and went on to complete her Internship and Residency Training in Psychiatry at UAB in 2009, serving as chief resident. Dr. Lazenby has a special interest in the treatment of mood disorders and substance abuse disorders. Dr. Lazenby is board-certified.

Location: Birmingham

Steven Sugg, MD

Dr. Sugg completed his undergraduate studies at Birmingham-Southern College, and obtained his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1999. He completed residency training in Psychiatry, and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

He is board certified in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Sugg sees patients 18 years of age and older and will accept most major insurances including BCBS of AL Expanded Psychiatric Services (EPS).

Location: Birmingham

Suzette Smalley, LCSW, PIP

Suzette Smalley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as well as a Certified Addictions Counselor with over 20 years of experience in treating individuals, couples, families and facilitating various group therapies. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Work from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She is skillful in the treatment of depression, mood disorders, grief, stress, anxiety, anger management, relationship issues, personality disorders, eating disorders, and addictions.

Location: Birmingham

Amanda Boyles, LCSW, PIP

Amanda Boyles received a BS in Psychology from Birmingham Southern College in 2002. While in graduate school Amanda served as an intern for the Tuscaloosa County District Attorney’s Office in 2003 and for Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington D.C. in 2004. She earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama in 2004. After graduation, Amanda was a child and Adolescent therapist for several years. She then went on to provide Shelby Baptist Medical Center with psychiatric social work services. Amanda enjoys working with clients of all ages and strives to show Christian love to all as she works with them. In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her two young children and husband playing outdoors or doing art projects.

Location: Birmingham

Lindsay Handey, LPC

Lindsay Handey graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology prior to attending Mississippi State University where she received a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and completed her thesis work on Eating Disorders. She then went on to Louisiana State University to earn a Master’s Degree in Counseling. Lindsay has experience with a variety of mental health disorders including substance abuse, relationships, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders.

Location: Birmingham

Wes Wilkes, LPC

Wes Wilkes is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC) who specializes in working with adults. Mr. Wilkes provides treatment, such as individual and group therapies, for a wide range of psychological issues, and uses cognitive behavioral techniques to help patients to address their specific problems. His specialized area of interests include: anger management, martial/relationship issues, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorders, self-esteem issues, anxiety and social anxiety disorders. He obtained his Master’s of Science degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, and has been in practice in Alabama since July of 2000. He is an active member of the National Board for Certified Counselors, and is licensed in the state of Alabama.

Location: Birmingham

Libba Mitchell, LCSW

Libba Mitchell is a licensed Clinical Social Worker, with over twenty years of experience in providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and young adults. She received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of North Alabama, in Florence, Alabama and her Master’s in Social Work, from the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Libba has experience in working with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, adjustments, and trauma.

Location: Tuscaloosa

Dr. Donna Davis

Dr. Donna Davis is originally of Little Rock, Arkansas. I completed my undergraduate studies at The University of Arkansas at Fayettville (GO HOGS!) and my medical school training at The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. I currently specialize in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, working with children from 3-17 and some college aged young adults. I enjoy reading, crocheting and traveling, especially to the beach and any theme park in Orlando.

Location: Tuscaloosa

John Hubbard, Ph.D., M.D.

John Hubbard, Ph.D., M.D. is board certified in both adult psychiatry and addiction psychiatry and has been practicing clinical medicine for over twenty years. He received both his Ph.D (in biochemistry) and M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia. His psychiatry specialty training was at the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he was Chief Resident his senior year. Prior to coming to Psychiatry South, he had been with Alabama Psychiatric Services and was previously a medical school professor at such distinguished universities as Vanderbilt School of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Medical College of Virginia. He has published over a dozen books and has over a hundred medical/scientific publications in areas such as addiction, psychiatric co-morbidities, stress, personality disorders, pain, hormones and other areas. Dr. Hubbard has received numerous awards including being chosen by Consumer’s Research Council as one of “America’s Top Psychiatrists,” Cambridge Who’s Who as a “Elete American Physician” and “Professional of the Year” for mental health, listed in Who’s Who Publishers “Top 101 Industry Experts,” chosen by the American College of Psychiatrists as a psychiatry resident “Laughlin Fellow,” and others.

Location: Tuscaloosa

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