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Our Mission

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The purpose of medicine has ever been to Restore Health, Preserve Life, and Alleviate Pain and Suffering. Sunshine Behavioral Medicine shall perpetually strive to provide the highest quality mental health and psychiatric services for a full range of emotional disorders, mental ailments and infirmities, and disorders of mind-body interaction, using advanced science and technology, with empathy, compassion and regard for human dignity.

Our friendly and competent staff is dedicated to your comfort and the quality of the medical care you receive. 

We provide the best and latest in medical support and treatment options. Our team emphasizes comprehensive quality care and progressive medical treatment plans for the patient's individual needs. 

Our Practice is based on the belief that our patients' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referral. 

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment please contact us.

Our Staff

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K. Shams, M.D., Medical Director

K. Shams M.D., our Medical Director, completed his internship at Shadyside Hospital, an affiliate of Pittsburgh Medical School and University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Shams attended the University of South Florida Medical School where he received his education and training in Psychiatry and Neurology. 

The founder of Florida Academy of Pain Medicine, and a charter member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Dr. Shams specializes in Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry with special interest in NeuroPsychiatry, Psycho-Pharmacology, Neurological Rehabilitation, Substance Abuse Disorders, Chronic Pain Management, and Military Psychiatry. With extensive clinical experience, Dr. Shams provides thorough and quality evaluation and treatment to his patients.

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Nicole Henderson, Medical Office Manager

With an interest in Creative Arts and Beauty and Health Care, Nicole gained sufficient and diverse Knowledge and Experience by attending Colleges and Universities while raising her family. A dependable people’s person, with deep understanding of the local culture, Nicole has joined the Sunshine Behavioral Medicine to assist and facilitate the processing of the patents services from appointments and scheduling to discharge.

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Nicole Mosley, BSN, MSN, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Dr. Mosley completed her internship and tutorial residency at highly creditable Navy Base Hospital, Fort Walton Medical Center and Escambia Neuropsychiatry Center under direct supervision of highly trained attending preceptors and psychiatrists. She is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, Doctor of Nursing Practice. Dr. Mosley is Board Certified In Psychiatry by American Nurses Credentialing Center. Dr. Mosley specializes in Evaluation and Management of Addictive Disorders, Substance Abuse, General Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry.

Dr. Mosley provides Evaluation and Management for the following Conditions:
Anxiety, Pathological Fear and Phobias, OCD, PTSD, Depression, Post Partum Depression, Bipolar Disorders, Opioid Dependence, Eating Disorder and Obesity, ADHD.

Dr. Mosley Accepts New Patients.

To make an appointment and visit Dr. Mosley please call (850) 432-3334.

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Carl Maxwell Soelzer, M.S., L.M.H.C.

Specializing in Counseling and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of Depression, Anxiety, Substance Abuse and Mood Disorders in Adults and Geriatric patients, Mr. Soelzer has served as a member of the Examining Committee for the Clerk of Court in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties participating in Competency Evaluations of Court Cases. Prior to his practice at Escambia NeuroPsychiatric Center, Mr. Soelzer served as the Therapist and Director of Social Services at Sacred Heart Hospital's Haven of Our Lady of Peace and Rosewood Manor ALFs and as a Psychiatric Associate of Rehabilitation Center at Park Place. He has special interest in music therapy. 

Mr. Soelzer received his Master of Science degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University following his Bachelor Degree in Social Work at University of West Florida. He completed his Associate Degree in Arts at Pensacola State College. 

Mr. Soelzer accepts new patients by self and or professional referrals.

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Lori Harrison, Office Manager

A Pensacola native, Lori comes with extensive business and customer service experience. Pleasant and caring, she is a delightful person that pays undivided attention to all she serves.

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LaDawnHinkston,Billing and Reimbursement Specialist

LaDawn’s calling from the start was to help the patients and support the doctors and the medical system with the back bone of the Medical Care, the Organizational Management and Financing. She provided this service with dedication for 21 years as a Navy Hospital Corpsman. Surface Warfare Qualified, she retiredfrom Camp Lejeune North Carolina with a Marine Battalionand Fleet Marine Force Qualified. Since her “retirement”, she foundedCore Medical Billing and Consulting as a partner in patient care. If there is only one way, to help a patient to receive healthcare services, LaDawn knows it.