John is a Child Psychiatrist and the clinical head of Sullivan Psychiatric Group. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville Medical School. Dr. Sullivan completed his residency in Adult Psychiatry and his two-year Child Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since completing his Fellowship, he has been in private practice in Louisville, KY, for over 20 years. Dr. Sullivan remains dedicated to treating child and adolescent patients and maintaining a practice that focuses on individualized, collaborative care. His interests include running, biking, hiking, fishing, and skiing. He also loves to travel and shares his free time enjoying these activities with his four children.
Ann SwintoskyARPN, PMHNP-BC
A Child Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Ann has been with Sullivan Psychiatric Group since 2013. She came to the practice following her pursuit of a Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. She has worked as a charge nurse at Our Lady of Peace Hospital — first on an Autistic/Developmentally Delayed unit, then in the Child/Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program. She has over 20 years experience as a psychiatric nurse and has a passion to serve the disheartened and disadvantaged youth of our community. When taking time away from work, Ann enjoys good food, live music, hiking and biking through Cherokee park, camping and traveling with her husband and two sons.
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Amory has been in the field for 16 years. She received her Master’s degree from the University of Kentucky and has extensive experience working with families and children. Amory began her career as a school-based therapist, in Northern Kentucky, then worked as a student assistant counselor in Oldham County schools. Currently, Amory is the Lead Clinician for the Child and Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program and works part time at Sullivan Psychiatric Group. Her focus is in treating children, adolescents, and families who are impacted by issues including attention and focus, anxiety, loss and grief, defiance and opposition, mood disorders, parenting skills deficits, and problems in school.
Amanda SuellAPRN, PMHNP-BC
A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Amanda has been in nursing since 2009 and gained much of her experience in the Emergency Department and acute inpatient care. Prior to nursing, Amanda doubled majored and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with degrees in Forensic Chemistry and Forensic Biology. After receiving her RN, she continued her nursing education, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University. Amanda has particular interest in working with patients with ADHD. In her free time, she enjoys travel, reading, and spending time with her son and family.
Farrah ThornsberryDNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
A Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Farrah recently joined Sullivan Psychiatric Group in March 2020. She graduated with her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from University of Kentucky. Farrah began her career as a nurse in the United States Navy and has been in the field of psychiatric nursing since 2001. She has experience caring for child, adolescent, adult, military, and forensic patients. Farrah has a passion for and dedication to the mental health field and has committed most of her nursing career serving and advocating for this vulnerable population. When not working, she also enjoys being a mom to two boys (and one French Bulldog–Oscar), spending time with family and friends, traveling, college basketball, binge watching Netflix, and reading.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Kelly has been in the field for over 20 years, primarily working with children, adolescents, and their families. She received her Master’s degree from the University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work. Kelly has experience working in inpatient, partial hospitalization, mobile assessment, and outpatient settings. She has been with Sullivan Psychiatric Group since 2018. Kelly specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults who struggle with trauma, anxiety, depression, behavioral disturbances, oppositional defiant behavior, problems at school, inattention/poor concentration/impulsiveness, and social difficulties. Kelly is also skilled in helping families successfully navigate through challenging times. Not only is Kelly a passionate therapist and patient advocate, she is an amazing mother, great friend, and dedicated colleague who brings positive energy and eternal optimism to those around her.