Providing psychiatric services throughout South Carolina

Hours : Flexible schedule, varies by provider.
  Contact : 843-792-9396


Elizabeth Santa Ana, PhD

Elizabeth Santa Ana, Ph.D. has joined Comprehensive Psychiatric Care Specialists and is now accepting referrals. Dr. Santa Ana is a licensed clinical psychologist whose clinical expertise involves providing cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing, mindfulness/acceptance, and solution-focused evidence-based therapies. In addition to psychotherapeutic strategies, she emphasizes holistic approaches involving nutrition, exercise and proactive engagement in meaningful activities. Dr. Santa Ana completed her undergraduate coursework with honors from Binghamton University. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany, completed her Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology at the Medical University of South Carolina Charleston Consortium Internship Program, and her postdoctoral fellowship in Advanced Psychiatry and Psychology through the Mental Illness Research Education Clinical Center (MIRECC) at Yale University School of Medicine and West Haven VA Medical Center.

She is an Associate Professor in the Addiction Sciences Division, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina and an investigator in the Health Equities Research Innovation Center (HEROIC), Center of Innovation, at the Charleston VA Medical Center. She delivers talks and training workshops in motivational interviewing and addictive disorders, mentors clinical trainees in the MUSC Charleston Consortium Internship Program, and provides training to psychiatry residents (PGY-2’s) in motivational interviewing for addictive disorders.

Josh Smith, PhD

Dr. Smith is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs (CDAP) in MUSC's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. His work involves development and delivery of evidence-based treatments for substance use and co-occurring disorders.

Alyssa Rheingold, PhD

Dr. Rheingold is a licensed clinical psychologist whose clinical expertise includes evidence-based treatments for anxiety related difficulties such as social anxiety, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and specific phobias. She also specializes in assisting individuals and families cope with grief and traumatic loss.

Brian Sherman, PhD

Dr. Sherman is a licensed clinical psychologist who primarily treats depression, anxiety, and addiction.

Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo, PhD

Dr. Orengo-Aguayo is a bilingual (Spanish/English), licensed clinical psychologist, who specializes in the treatment of PTSD/trauma-related concerns, anxiety, and depression with adolescents and adults. She has expertise in the delivery of evidence-based treatments including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She specializes in working with adolescent girls and women struggling with anxiety and stress. Dr. Orengo-Aguayo is committed to helping clients move towards a meaningful and vital life.