ALLISON MIKEL, M.D.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR | PSYCHIATRIST
Allison Mikel M.D., Psychiatrist, is the founder and medical director of Cary Psychiatry Center. She was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Columbia, Maryland. She received her dual undergraduate degrees in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology from Rutgers University where she was in the Honors program and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Before going to medical school, Dr. Mikel received a Johnson and Johnson’s Women in Neuroscience fellowship for her research in neuroscience and spinal cord injury. Dr. Mikel received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in psychiatry at East Carolina University School of Medicine at Vidant Medical Center where she served as chief resident her final year.
Dr. Mikel worked at North Carolina Neuropsychiatry and was trained by experts in the field in neuropsychiatry where she treated complex child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD, and PTSD. She also has a special interest in treating complex neuropsychiatric disorders such as dementia, traumatic brain Injury, stroke, Parkinson’s disease and Tourette’s disorder. Dr. Mikel also takes a special interest in women’s issues including postpartum depression and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Dr. Mikel lives in Cary with her husband and her two children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family. Dr. Mikel is also a breast cancer survivor.
KATHERINE MYERS, PA-C
Katherine Myers, PA-C joined Cary Psychiatry in July 2018 after 18 years at North Carolina Neuropsychiatry. She was born and raised in Chapel Hill, NC. She attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Katherine then earned her graduate degree from Cornell University’s Physician Assistant Program in NYC where was the recipient of the Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award. She treats all psychiatric and neuropsychiatric conditions but has a deep interest working with special needs children and their families. Outside of work, Katherine loves spending time with her husband, 5 children and 2 dogs and is a diehard Tar Heel fan.
MARGARET EVERS, PA-C
Maggie Evers, PA-C, (former Tyma) joined Cary Psychiatry in October 2016. She was born and raised in Cary, NC. She attended North Carolina State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She graduated summa cum laude and received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award in college. Mrs. Evers then earned her Master of Medical Science degree from the Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program. Mrs. Evers is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. She sees all ages with a primary focus in pediatrics, adolescent, and young adult medicine. She treats all psychiatric and neuropsychiatric conditions with special interests in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Laura joined Cary Psychiatry in July 2019. She was born in Fort Worth, TX and raised in Raleigh, NC. She attended Harding University in Arkansas on a Vocal Performance scholarship as well as received her Associates in Medical Office Management. Her favorite part of the job is working in a fun and caring environment where she learns something new everyday. Outside of the office, Laura enjoys traveling, mountain-hiking, sailing and spending time with her husband and their 4-lb chihuahua. Laura also co-owns, with her husband, Dal Cuore, the Triangles premier wedding and event singers.
Alexa joined Cary Psychiatry in May 2019. She is a graduate of UNC-CH with her bachelors in Psychology. Alexa will be attending PT school at Elon University in January 2020.
Scott joined Cary Psychiatry in November 2019. He recently graduated from Appalachian State University with his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Lauren joined Cary Psychiatry in November 2019. She was raised in Cary, NC, and then she attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She also earned her minor in Spanish there and graduated with honors. Lauren is very passionate about helping people and loves learning all she can about mental health. She has a special interest in Positive Psychology and Health Psychology. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her fiancé and two children.