Dr. Lakhani received his medical degree from the University of Karachi, Dow Medical College and his Master of Public Health from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He completed his psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Lakhani is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine.
Nurse Practitioner Paula Allocca attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, where she received her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in psychiatric and mental health nursing. She also received a post-master’s certificate in psychiatry-mental health and a doctorate in human responses to health and illness. Dr. Allocca is credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner. She is also certified as a Trauma Specialist. Her areas of interest include medication management, cognitive therapy, integrative care and trauma informed care.
Our licensed clinical social worker, Laurie Klatt, received her Bachelor of Social Work from Longwood University and her Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has over 25 years of clinical experience in the behavioral health field. She has a special interest in women's issues and couples counseling.