My Psychiatric Partner's Leaders

Richard Nockowitz, M.D., President

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Dr. Nockowitz has been practicing psychiatric diagnostics and psychopharmacology for thirty years and was a pioneer the field of direct-to-consumer telepsychiatry by starting MPP in 2007. His experience over the years has convinced him that a cornerstone of effective psychiatric care is always communicating in an honest, compassionate, and deeply informed manner with patients, such that their faith and confidence in the provider is strongly established and maintained. Also, that the incredible power of perspective should be understood by providers and utilized effectively to help patients.

His credentials and experience includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from Brandeis University
  • Doctorate of Medicine from Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Psychiatry Residency, and Consultation Psychiatry/Psychosomatic Fellowship, Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Chief of Consultation Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, and Director of Psychiatric Education, The Ohio State University
  • Medical Director of Psychiatry for Amwell
  • Author of textbook chapters on depression and suicide, psychopharmacology, psychiatric emergencies, and patient compliance
  • National Speaker and Pharmaceutical Industry Advisor on psychiatric conditions and medications
  • Medicolegal expert on psychiatric care
  • Chief Medical Officer, TARA Mind

In 2009, he created My Psychiatric Partner to provide better access to quality psychiatric care for individual patients, as well as health care centers and practices looking to provide specialty care to their patients.

Cynthia Neubert, Vice President, Operations

Cynthia Neubert, Co-Founder of My Psychiatric Partner, believes that telemedicine can make practice operations and experience not just better, but more accessible, affordable, and efficient for patients. She sees clear communication and personal relationships as essential parts of overall quality care, and makes them her priority.

Cynthia has been in the healthcare and practice management arena for over thirty years, and her credentials include:

  • Healthcare Administration degree from The Ohio State University
  • Executive Administrative Assistant, Inpatient Behavioral Unit, St. Rita’s Medical Center
  • Senior Manager and Scheduling Coordinator for Surgical Care, St. Rita’s Medical Center
  • Practice Manager, Surgery Coordinator and Staff Supervisor, Outpatient Orthopedic Practice
  • Practice Manager, NeuroPsychiatry Consultants, Inc.
  • Healthcare Operations Consultant, ViaQuest Psychiatric & Behavioral Solutions
  • Professional Affiliations that include American Telemedicine Association, National Association of Women in Business, National Association for Professional Women, and Dress for Success Worldwide
  • Master Reiki, Crystal Healing, and Access Bars Consciousness Practitioner
  • Owner, Kenchuto Healing, Holistic Services
  • Mentor, Dress for Success, Columbus, Ohio

Cynthia is proud to be working alongside Dr. Nockowitz as they extend and enhance psychiatric care to patients through the use of technology.

Margot Atha, Director of Marketing

Margot Atha is a marketing specialist and digital content strategist passionate about facilitating accessible healthcare services to practitioners and patients alike. In her work with My Psychiatric Partner and its extended projects, Margot strives to expand the capabilities of telehealth by opening all possible streams of communication through content marketing.

Margot has been working in the field of content strategy for 2 years, and her credentials and experience includes:

  • Graduate studies from Emerson College in Publishing with a concentration in Digital Content Strategy
  • Liaison and Digital Strategist for Tufts University Tisch Library Special Collections

Margot is prepared to bring the long term goals of My Psychiatric Partner to fruition with her extended knowledge of digital outreach and communications.