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Dr. Brian Ameel, Pine Rest Psychiatrist, Receives Recertification

Psychiatrist Brian Ameel, MD, of Pine Rest’s Traverse City Clinic, was recently recertified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Ameel is required to pass a written exam every 10 years.

With the certification, Dr. Ameel remains a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Dr. Ameel has extensive experience in numerous settings including private practice, community mental health agencies, residential treatment settings, and inpatient psychiatric settings. He specializes in the treatment of ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders and psychotic disorders.


About Pine Rest

Pine Rest Traverse City Clinic is located at 1050 Silver Drive, south of The Commons. Since establishing the clinic in 2006, Pine Rest has become the premier provider of outpatient behavioral health services in northern Michigan. The professional staff members include psychiatrists, a nurse practitioner, fully-licensed psychologists, limited-licensed psychologists, licensed professional counselors, and licensed masters-level social workers.

Pine Rest Traverse City clinic is one of 14 outpatient locations operated by Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in Michigan and Iowa. Pine Rest is one of the five largest free-standing behavioral health providers in the U.S. and is based in Grand Rapids, Mich. The organization offers a full continuum of services including addiction treatment and recovery, extensive child and adolescent programs, senior care services, as well as specialized assessment and treatment clinics.