Shelly Bray, MD
Dr. Shelly Bray is a board certified family medicine physician. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Henderson State University and her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. In 2006, Dr. Bray completed her family medicine residency at the Area Health Education Center in Texarkana and chose Arkadelphia as home for her family and her medical practice. Dr. Bray is married to Jarrod Bray and has three children; two daughters, Madeline and Kate, and one son, Eli. Hanging out with her family, watching her kids perform, whether on a field or in an auditorium, or relaxing with a good book or a funny movie are her favorite things in life.
Casey Jenkins, PA-C
Casey is a certified physician assistant. He graduated summa cum laude from UCA with a bachelor’s degree in biology. For several years, Casey taught high school science through a service-oriented program that trains and sends teachers to underserved Arkansas school districts. He then attended graduate school at UAMS where he earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. Casey is from Little Rock and currently lives in Hot Springs. Outside of work, Casey enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Brittney Shanek, APRN
Brittney Shanek is a certified family medicine nurse practitioner. She earned her master’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Before advancing her degree, Brittney gained tremendous experience working as a charge nurse in the emergency room and in the cardiac cath lab at CHI St. Vincent’s in Hot Springs. Brittney grew up in Amity and currently lives in Hot Springs with her husband and three children. She loves football and is a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys.
Behavioral Health Providers
Garrett Eller, LPC, RPT
Garrett is a licensed professional counselor and registered play therapist. He earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Henderson State University. He specializes in utilizing play therapy to help children who are struggling with anger, hyperactivity, aggression, sadness, fear or withdrawal. Through this technique and others, Garrett works to improve relationships between parents and their child while combating negative behavior and improving social interaction. The goal of therapy is for a child to be happier, healthier and develop the skills needed to resolve issues when they arise. Garrett also enjoys working with older children, adolescents and adults. He is passionate about mental health and helping clients work through difficult times. Garrett lives in Hot Springs with his wife and son. They enjoy sports, fishing, playing board games, and spending time with family and friends.
Maurie Maestas, LPC
Maurie is a licensed professional counselor who has worked with broken families for almost 30 years. She earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Henderson State University. Maurie works with individuals of any age who are struggling with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), grief, relationship difficulties and many other psychological problems. She is trained in play therapy and loves to help people discover themselves through sand tray. She believes we are all equipped with the answers; sometimes we just need guidance to uncover the answers. Maurie is married to her best friend of 35 years and is blessed with three children and eight grandchildren. She and her husband live in Hot Springs. She enjoys leisurely breakfasts, thrift store shopping, competitive games of Scrabble with her husband and reading. Most of all, her grandchildren are her favorite.
Wendy Suttle, LPC, RPT
Wendy is a licensed professional counselor and registered play therapist. She earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Henderson State University. Wendy offers evidence-based, effective interventions to aid children experiencing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and social issues, including anxiety, anger, trauma, family/peer conflict. Wendy also works with the adult population to help restore hope and healing when struggling with anxiety, depression, chronic conditions, grief, parenting and family conflict, trauma related issues and general psychological difficulties. When she is not working, you will find Wendy spending time with her 2 teenaged children and her dog, Buster. She enjoys DIY home projects and the outdoors.
Pat Rabjohn, MD, PhD
Dr. Rabjohn is a board-certified psychiatrist with a reputation for excellence. While earning a PhD in molecular biology and a medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and throughout his residency at The University of New Mexico, Dr. Rabjohn was mentored by nationally recognized experts in a variety of psychiatric disorders and he is a published researcher. He is a highly capable psychiatrist whose specialty knowledge and scientific background are the basis for his track record for good results.