Perimeter Behavioral of Jackson makes a daily commitment to improve our patients’ lives by using a patient centered collaborative approach to provide high quality care addressing both the mental health and physical wellbeing of our patients.
At Perimeter Behavioral of Jackson, our staff is committed to improving the lives of those impacted by mental illness. Our patient promise is at the core of everything we do:
Perimeter Behavioral of Jackson is located one hour from Memphis, TN. Our campus features a spacious turfed outdoor courtyard, large rooms, multiple group, computer and activity rooms, with a calming color scheme to enhance the healing process. We are able to accommodate both male and female patients at each level of care. The acute inpatient program has two specific units to treat child and adolescent patients ages 6-17, and our residential program treats ages 12-17. Our residential program is a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF), licensed by the state of Tennessee and is certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
At Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Jackson, we are proud of our programs and services for our youth. We are committed to delivering the highest quality treatment in a secure, therapeutic environment with compassion and respect.
We understand the individual mental health and physical needs of our patients and make every effort to create a safe and nurturing environment. Our patients are not coming to us because they had a bad day, they are in need of treatment in order to live a happy and contented life and our treatment team is prepared to create that culture of safety for our patients and their families/guardians.
I welcome you to contact us today with any questions or obtain more information on the programs offered. Our team looks forward to guiding your loved one through any current crisis or behavioral matters they are experiencing while providing education, emotion regulation skills and empowerment to secure a brighter future.
Chief Executive Officer
Greg has been working in the behavioral health field for more than 20 years. He started as...
Greg has been working in the behavioral health field for more than 20 years. He started as a Mental Health Tech after High School and found that was his calling. Greg went on to join the Air Force with a goal of attaining his degree and moving into leadership within the behavioral health field. After serving four years in the Air Force, he earned his undergraduate degree and returned to behavioral health. Greg has experience working with behavioral health schools, residential settings, and acute behavioral hospitals. Greg earned his master’s degree in Special Education from Nova Southeastern University. The most rewarding part of the job for Greg, is watching firsthand patients move on with a sense of hope and feeling better about their future. He enjoys hearing positive updates from those he works with and seeing his staff come together as a team and conquer difficult tasks. In his spare time, Greg likes to spend time with his wife, and their two sons. They enjoy the outdoors, traveling, hiking, camping and playing golf. They also like visiting local areas skate parks and trying new foods.
Director of Clinical Services
Star began her career in 2006 after graduating from Eastern Michigan with her master’s...
Star began her career in 2006 after graduating from Eastern Michigan with her master’s degree in social work working as a protective service specialist for the State of Michigan. Here, she became actively engaged working with children and families and fully comprehending the impact of abuse and neglect with children. As a result of her work, she has dedicated her career to becoming a trauma informed clinician in order for her to work with youth to overcome their past traumas. Star has also worked at Youth Villages as a crisis counselor and as a Social Work Consultant for the University of Tennessee. For the past ten years, Star has been at Perimeter of Jackson. She enjoys watching the children and families receiving treatment grow. She gets much joy out of watching children who are struggling learn how to recognize their triggers, use their coping and calming skills effectively. In her spare time, Star enjoys watching Hallmark movies, as they always have a happy ending.
Director of Nursing
Taneshia has worked in behavioral health for over five years. She received her nursing...
Taneshia has worked in behavioral health for over five years. She received her nursing degree from James Sprunt in Kenansville, North Carolina, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Aspen University. Taneshia has an interest in policies and procedures and has focused her career in this area ensuring that there is a solid foundation for the best patient outcomes. She is passionate about helping individuals come into the facility without much purpose and leave with a sense of hope and dignity. She is honored to work for an organization that has proven to have a program that assists in rehabilitating people to get their lives back on track. In her spare time, Taneshia likes to spend time with her family and traveling.
Director of Business Development
Greg received his undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis, and his master’s in...
Greg received his undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis, and his master’s in social work from Union University. He has been in the behavioral health industry for over 14 years. Greg began as a mental health tech on the floor and became inspired to pursue his masters in the field.
Greg enjoys interacting with people from various backgrounds and being a part of a lifeline for children in crisis. He likes to focus on the brightness of a child’s future and watching them leave the darkness of the past behind them. Greg also thrives on leading his team in the field and connecting the community with the resources they need. He and his team represent dedicated peers that have a passion for molding positive change in children’s lives.
In his spare time, Greg enjoys his family time with his wife, 5 children, granddaughter and his 4 dogs. He is a movie buff and an avid Memphis Grizzlies fan.
Director of Assessment and Referral Services
TaJuanna has over seventeen years working in behavioral health. She started in 2003...
TaJuanna has over seventeen years working in behavioral health. She started in 2003 working with adults who have behavioral health and developmental issues. She eventually transitioned into mobile assessment role working in a with high-risk children who were in the state’s custody. TaJuanna graduated from Lane College with her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and continued at Kaplan University for her master’s in education with a focus in psychology. The most rewarding part of her job is being able to help all patients receive the care they need and connecting them with the most appropriate resources. In her spare time, TaJuanna likes to travel and connect with her family.