At Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Arlington, our staff is committed to improving the lives of children impacted by mental illness. Our patient promise is at the core of everything we do:
Our facility is nestled within the trees on 31 acres at the border of Arlington and Mansfield. Our facility is easily accessible from all areas of the Metroplex but has a serene feel and environment.
We are proud to offer several amenities which provide our patients a welcoming environment and ample space for therapeutic benefit.
Welcome to Perimeter Arlington …
Thank-you for the privilege of your time to visit our website and for giving me the opportunity to share who we are. Our Leadership Team and dedicated staff know how important it is to have your trust when taking care of your child no matter the age. We believe that safety, quality care, compassion and respect are of the utmost value that we strive to provide.
Our Goal is to provide support to parents and/or guardians while providing a vital service to our community. The education, training, and experience that our staff possess creates the foundation for helping young people to overcome and cope with mental health challenges.
It is our responsibility and belief that when or if you need us – we will be here!
Mark Alford, M.A.
Mark joins the Perimeter Healthcare family with over 25 years in healthcare experience...
Mark joins the Perimeter Healthcare family with over 25 years in
healthcare experience holding leadership roles in a variety of
settings. This includes acute medical/surgical facilities, ambulatory
multi-disciplinary care clinics, and full continuum of acute behavioral
healthcare. He has also held a tribal leadership role as Chief
Executive Officer at the largest Native Hospital in the U.S. and Chief
Operations Officer at a multi-disciplinary clinic which served the
community for a consortium of tribes in Northeast California. Mark
also worked as the Deputy Director of Behavioral Health at Choctaw
Nation of Oklahoma.
Mark has worked in the private and corporate sector for 10 years as VP
of Operations and in Regional Director roles building and leading
teams in operations, strategy and new growth and development. He
received his clinical training from the University of Detroit Michigan
where he received a master’s in clinical psychology with a
specialization in family systems, child and adolescent development
and substance abuse intervention.
Mark has a strong background in process and performance
improvement, business development, facility project oversight,
establishing new contracts, and collaborative efforts with local
Mark enjoys getting outside to hike, camp, kayak or trail run or
spending time with his dogs, pets and livestock. Mark has a passion for
all around advocacy in child welfare, mental health and working in
native American regions to help improve access to healthcare.
Dr. Mehta has been a fellowship trained, board certified psychiatrist for the last 20...
Dr. Mehta has been a fellowship trained, board certified psychiatrist for the last 20 years. She attended medical school in Ahmadabad, India and did her residency and fellowship in psychiatry at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Mehta also holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University. She is board certified in child, adolescent, adult psychiatry as well as addiction medicine. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American Psychological Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Texas Society of Psychiatry and the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Mehta is actively involved in several community organizations and is passionate about her patients and community.
Director of Business Development
Ms. Nuce joins the Perimeter of Arlington family as the Director of Business Development....
Ms. Nuce joins the Perimeter of Arlington family as the Director of Business Development. She has extensive experience working in the field as an Account Manager and has over 13 years of experience in behavioral health.
Ann has worked for a national behavioral health management
company and prior to that held a Business Development position in
the Dallas/Fort Worth area for 9 years. Ann has successfully
developed business with referents who work with children,
adolescents, adults and seniors and was awarded the Service
Excellence award in 2015.
Ann attended Tarrant County College where she received her
Associates Degree in Applied Science-Mental Health. She has a
passion for working in the community and connecting children and
families who are in need of behavioral health services. Ann is always
available to help answer questions or help pave the way on how to
get a no cost, confidential assessment.
Director of Assessment and Referral Services
Ryan began his career in mental health in 2015 as a volunteer at Texas A&M University’s...
Ryan began his career in mental health in 2015 as a volunteer at Texas A&M University’s Student Counseling Helpline. After graduating from Texas A&M, he started a career outside of mental health, but returned to the field after realizing his passion for helping people struggling with mental health. Ryan is currently finishing his Master’s in Social Work degree from University of Texas at Arlington and will be graduating in the fall of 2021. His favorite part of working in the Assessment and Referral department is the immediate impact on the lives of those we serve. Actively listening to the children and families who come to us and connecting them with the appropriate treatment to meet their needs, whether in our program or elsewhere, is incredibly rewarding. In his spare time, he enjoys Crossfit, reading, cooking, spending time with his family, friends, and his Corgi.