Meet Our Team


Paul M. Conti
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Paul M. Conti, MD

Psychiatrist, Consultant

Dr. Paul M. Conti is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine.  He completed his training at Stanford and at Harvard, where he served as Chief Resident.  He then worked in private practice while serving on the medical faculty at Harvard.  He was named as one of Oregon’s Top Psychiatrists in 2008, his first full year of practice in Oregon.  Dr. Conti is a general psychiatrist, treating all aspects of both mental illness and the impact of life stressors.  His practice includes use of medications and psychotherapy, and he also routinely treats complex cases, co-occurring alcohol and drug issues, and does neuropsychiatric assessments.  In addition to clinical treatment, Dr. Conti provides business-related and legal consulting services.

Andrew B. Mendenhall, MD, DABAM, DABFM, DAAPM

Pain Management & Addiction Medicine, Consultant

Dr. Andrew Mendenhall is a graduate of Oregon Health and Sciences University and completed Family Medicine residency at OHSU in 2003. He completed a Fellowship in Clinical Leadership at OHSU in 2004. He is board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Family Medicine. He is also a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Mendenhall co-founded HealthWorks NW with Dr. Paul Conti in 2009 and participated in the transition of this practice, through acquisition in 2012 by the Hazelden BettyFord Foundation. Dr. Mendenhall is currently the medical leader of Central City Concern’s continuum of substance use disorder services. These services include a 60 bed residential medical detoxification and stabilization unit, a 29 bed long-term residential women’s program, and multiple outpatient and intensive outpatient services programs serving 3500-4000 patients annually. Dr. Mendenhall is caring for patients with substance use disorders, mental health disorders and persistent pain disorders. He has worked with health professionals and executives who present with complex presentations overlapping these distinct areas of clinical practice and has been an innovator in care for patients with pain and substance use disorders for nearly 15 years. Dr. Mendenhall is a strong advocate for patient choice and evidence-based clinical practices in all clinical environments, in particular those serving patients suffering from the disease of addiction.



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Katy Powell, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Katy earned her Masters in Nursing at University of California San Francisco in 2007. Since this time, she has practiced as a PMHNP in a variety of outpatient settings in California and Oregon in both rural and urban regions. In addition to experience with practicing general psychiatric medication management, Katy has focused on dual diagnosis substance abuse treatment, treatment of eating disorders, and psychoeducation, and skills building along with medication management for clients experiencing PTSD. Most recently, Katy served as Medical Director of an outpatient DBT clinic in Portland.

Meghan Farrell, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Meghan earned her Master’s degree in Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tennessee in 2011.  After the completion of the graduate program, she moved to Anchorage, Alaska.  In Alaska, she practiced general psychiatry and medication management in the outpatient setting, and provided psychiatric services for the University of Alaska Anchorage Student Health Clinic.  In 2014, she moved to Oregon and has practiced in a variety of inpatient, outpatient, and telepsychiatric settings.   She has experience in medication management services for children, adolescents, and adults.  She specializes in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders.  Her approach to psychiatry is holistic in nature. 

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Anne Johnston, FNPc, CARN-AP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Anne Johnston earned her Masters in Science from Oregon Health and Science University in 1999 as a Family Nurse Practitioner and continued studies in violence against women with disabilities. With primary care experience and specialty certification in Addiction, Anne is focused on empowering recovery from early abstinence and detoxification through post-acute withdrawal, pain stabilization/management, craving management, and ongoing support. Her reputation for detailed, customized care including pain and dual diagnosis (mental and physical health) has been widely recognized in the community, particularly after twelve years at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Anne’s philosophy is that addiction is a chronic disease with symptoms that require close monitoring, intervention, and support throughout life with/without medication assistance. The goal is to assist people with addiction to live meaningful lives with the people they love.

Sonali Patel, MA, LMFT, CADCI

Marriage & Family Therapist

Sonali Patel is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College Graduate School of Education and Counseling, earning her Master’s degree in Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy.  As a family therapist, Sonali’s focus is on restoring balance and building communication within families as they are integral in increasing the overall well-being of individuals, couples and families.  Sonali identifies symptoms such as marital discord, addiction, behavioral issues among children and adolescents, mental and medical health issues as becoming an unhelpful part of the family system.  Her approach to reduce the impact of these symptoms and break harmful patterns is collaborative, encouraging members to be open and honest throughout the progression of therapy.  Sonali has experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and has a special interest in working with individuals affected by grief and trauma.

Sonali Patel
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Peter Grover
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Peter Grover, Ph.D, LLC


Dr. Peter Grover is a licensed psychologist.  He received his PhD in Psychology and postdoctoral Master of Science Degree in Psychopharmacology from The School of Professional Psychology at Alliant University.  He completed his residency at a dual diagnosis (co-occurring substance use and mental health) specialty clinic.  He worked for ten years as an inpatient psychiatric unit Clinical Supervisor.  In addition to clinical work Dr. Grover works teaching resident family medicine physicians and psychology doctoral students.  Dr. Grover emphasizes understanding, managing, and recovering from substance use and mental illness.  He specializes in the treatment of co-occurring substance use and complex trauma.  He has knowledge of the substance use recovering community and enjoys helping others build their own recovery lifestyle.  Dr. Grover has worked in the mental health field for over 30 years and for 20 years as a licensed psychologist.

Jessie Barr Harris, LPC


Jessie Barr Harris graduated from the University of San Francisco with a Masters in Counseling Psychology in 2005.  In addition to being a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon, Jessie holds an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies & American Culture from the University of Michigan.  In her practice, Jessie supports people with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, anger, divorce, and parenting. She has a particular passion for working with women and their mental health issues including infertility, postpartum blues,  substance abuse, and addictive behavior. She provides non-judgmental counseling in a direct and interactive relationship with clients rooted in cognitive-behavioral therapy and systems theory. Jessie believes that together we can work to develop the mindfulness, insight and coping skills that help to break destructive patterns and develop healthy ones. 

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Mark Schorr
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Mark Schorr, LPC, CADCI


Mark Schorr is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Addictions Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor. He graduated with a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Lewis & Clark College in 1993. Mark incorporates mindfulness, acceptance/change strategies and strengths-based active engagement in his sessions, working with those struggling with trauma histories, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. He has worked in multiple outpatient settings, including managing a site specializing in dual diagnosis (mental health and addictions). Mark has been extensively trained in and has decades of experience with solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy. He has been trained in DBT to the highest levels (Advanced Intensive with DBT developer Marsha Linehan, PhD). The author of multiple articles, he also provides supervision and training. Compassionate and collaborative, he is skilled at calling out “the elephant in the room.”

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