Meet Dr. Suzanne Nicholas


Dr. Nicholas grew up in Mena, Arkansas, where she completed high school. She went on to graduate from Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and then went on to complete a general psychiatry residency and a child and adolescent fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (Go Tarheels!). Dr. Nicholas is Board Certified in General Psychiatry. She has experience practicing in the community mental health setting, outpatient psychiatry and addiction medicine. Her special interests include medication assisted treatment of opiate addiction and mental health treatment in the college-age population. Dr. Nicholas lives in Fayetteville with her husband and children. When not in clinic, she can be found serving as a complimentary taxi service for her three children. Prior to having said children, she enjoyed snow skiing, running and traveling. She and her family love attending Razorback games and cheering for the Hogs!


Bachelor of Science - Ouachita Baptist Univeristy - 2000

Medical Doctor (MD) - UAMS - 2004

Psychiatry Residency Training - University of North Carolina - 2009

Board Certification

Board Certified - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Meet Dr. Adriana Stacey


Dr. Stacey grew up in El Dorado, Arkansas, where she graduated from high school. She then attended the University of Alabama as a Presidential Scholar and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2000 (Roll Tide!). She attended medical school at UAMS in Little Rock and graduated in 2004 as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Stacey completed a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 2008. Since that time, she has had experience as an Associate Professor of Medicine and director of inpatient psychiatry at a university hospital, as a consult-liaison psychiatrist for a community hospital, and as the director of a women's mental health clinic. Dr. Stacey lives in Fayetteville with her husband and four children. She is a devoted Alabama Crimson Tide fan (even though the rest of her family cheers for the Hogs), an avid reader (you can follow her on Instagram @suburban_bibliophile) and enjoys spending time traveling with friends and family. 


Bachelor of Science - The University of Alabama - 2000

Medical Doctor (MD) - UAMS - 2004

Psychiatry Residency - University of Wisconsin - 2008

Board Certification

Board Certified - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Meet Dr. Mary Claire Meeks


Dr. Meeks was born in El Dorado, AR, and moved to Ridgeland, MS, at an early age.  She attended Mississippi State University for her undergraduate studies, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and completed an M.S. in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2012 before graduating from UMMC’s School of Medicine in 2017. Dr. Meeks stayed at UMMC for her Adult Psychiatry residency, serving as Chief Resident from 2020-2021. Due to her interest in women’s mental health and perinatal psychiatry, she represented UMMC on the Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s Post-Partum Depression Advisory Council. Her other special interests include mood and anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, adolescent & young adult mental health and individual psychodynamic psychotherapy.  Dr. Meeks lives in Fayetteville with her husband, dog and two cats.  


Bachelor of Science - Mississippi State University – 2011

Master of Science - University of Mississippi Medical Center – 2012

Medical Doctor (MD) - University of Mississippi Medical Center – 2017

Psychiatry Residency - University of Mississippi Medical Center – 2021


Psychodynamics of Psychopharmacotherapy.  S. Madakasira, MD; M. Meeks, MD

Meet Amber Hooper, MS, LPC


Amber Hooper grew up in Malvern, AR where she graduated from high school.  She then attended Henderson State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1992.  She next attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and graduated with a Master of Science in Counseling in 1996.  After internship and graduation, she was licensed by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling to practice and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  Since that time, Amber has had the privilege of working with varied populations in multiple clinical settings. She has had experience as an outpatient therapist, a crisis unit clinical coordinator, an emergency services coordinator, a primary therapist for children and teen shelters/homes, a school based therapist, a Community Mental Health Center clinician, a private practice therapist, an EAP provider, and a provider of training and seminars. She is dually licensed in Arkansas and Kentucky.  Amber lives in Fayetteville with her husband and two children and is enjoying living near her extended family again after a move back home.  She spends a good deal of her time managing schedules as well as the family’s ridiculous and beloved Australian Labradoodle. She enjoys reading, cooking, baking, and being outdoors with family and friends.  Additionally, she enjoys the opportunity to assist clients in reaching their therapeutic goals and cherishes the healing clients experience in that process.

Meet Julie Grant


Julie Grant is our amazing Office Manager at Fayetteville Psychiatry. Julie comes to Fayetteville Psychiatry with over 20 years of experience in the customer service industry. We are sure you will find Julie to be compassionate, understanding and knowledgeable.

A native of Harrison, Julie lives in Springdale with her partner, Terri, and their three precious pups. In her free time, Julie has her own jewelry business, Jewels by Jules.


Our providers love working with college students!  The college years are an exciting time in the lives of young people; however, they can also create some unique challenges.  Learning to study, meeting new friends, living with roommates, dating, choosing a career path and navigating new found independence are just some of the struggles young people face during these formative years.  These stressors can lead to a variety of mental health conditions that can be very serious if left untreated.  Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, eating disorders, and ADHD are some of the many disorders prevalent in this population.  

Don’t struggle alone!  We can help.  

Dr. Nicholas completed a child and adolescent fellowship and has experience treating substance use disorders.  Dr. Stacey once led an inpatient team in a busy University setting and has extensive expertise in treating ADHD in a variety of age groups.   She also has a special interest in treating mental health issues in athletes.

Dr. Meeks has a speical interest in helping male and female college students and has a particular interest in working with young women during their college years and beyond.

Our experienced therapist, Amber Hooper, LPC has spent much of her career treating young adult populations, many of whom were adjusting to the stresses of new circumstances or group living environments. 

Our office is conveniently located within walking distance from campus, on College Avenue just past Dickson Street, in the heart of downtown Fayetteville.

Call to schedule your evaluation today! We can be reached at 479-422-5163 or office@fayettevillepsychiatry.com.