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Meet our Medical Team


Johanna Wilson, MD, CEO


Dr. Wilson is a board certified psychiatrist with greater than 10 years experience since completion of medical school from Northeastern Ohio Medical University. There, she was nominated to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society for excellence in academics and service. She completed her residency training at The Ohio State University Medical Center where she served as chief resident. During residency, she had an interest in adolescent psychiatry and spent extra time training on the child and adolescent psychiatric unit. During her last 6 years in outpatient mental health she has developed a passion for women's mental health issues but continues to enjoy working with all ages, males, females and non-binary individuals. She is well versed in treating a variety of mood, anxiety, trauma, and psychotic disorders. Dr. Wilson is currently enrolled in a 1 year Integrative Psychiatry Fellowship Program so that she can bring even more healing modalities to the patients of Hope419. Integrated Psychiatry focuses on the intersection between

Prior to becoming "Dr. Wilson," she grew up in New London, Ohio and was always passionate about returning to the 419  to serve the communities that were close to her heart. She has a unique perspective on the needs of locals and the mental health stigmas they may face. She is eager to educate and empower the community members to learn to live their best life. 

Dr. Wilson is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

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Rachael Zimmerman, PA-C

Rachael is a certified physician assistant. She is able to make diagnoses, prescribe medications, and provide general psychotherapy under the supervision of Dr. Wilson. Before attending The University of Findlay where she earned a Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant, Rachael attended Miami University where she earned her Bachelor’s in Zoology. She successfully completed her phlebotomy certification. She also worked as a nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility and worked as a medical scribe in the emergency department, where she found her passion for helping people. While taking care of residents and patients, it became evident to her how improving mental health is a vital component of a person’s overall well-being. Rachael is dedicated to ensuring all patients have the best possible treatment for the best quality of life. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her cat, Evelyn. She also enjoys baking, exercising, watching Netflix, and playing the piano. 


Rachael is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

Her license can be verified on this website:


Brianna Raab, PA-C, CAQ-PSY

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Brianna (Bri) is a certified physician assistant. She is able to make diagnoses, prescribe medications and provide general psychotherapy under the supervision of Dr. Wilson.  

Before attending Ohio University in Dublin, Ohio to pursue her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Practice, Bri attended The University of Toledo where she earned her Bachelor's of Science Degree with honors in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. During her time at the University of Toledo, Bri also worked as a home health aide and a physical therapy aide. Prior to becoming a psychiatry physician assistant, Bri worked as a family medicine physician assistant in southwest Michigan where she gained her first experience as a PA and found her passion for psychiatry. Dr. Wilson and Nicole were both struck by Bri's genuine interest in improving the quality of mental health care in the 419 communities as well as her dedication to learning and excellence. Both agreed that she would make a great addition to the Hope419 Team. 


In her free time, Bri enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her two chocolate labrador retrievers, Charleigh and Oakleigh.  Bri also enjoys running, shopping and traveling to the beach. Bri is very excited to be a part of Hope 419.  


She is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

Her license can be verified on this website:


Caitlin Jones, PA-C, CAQ-PSY


Caitlin has experience in community mental health and private practice psychiatry, working with children, adolescents, and adults treating a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, and other mood disorders. She has also worked in physical medicine, urgent care, and PA education. In 2020, she earned a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Psychiatry, a specialty credential that recognizes expertise and experience in psychiatry for PA's. She looks forward to bringing a whole-patient approach towards psychiatric medical care management for the Hope419 team. Since being a Wooster resident in 2015, she has recognized the need for better access to mental health resources in Wayne County, and is proud to be a part of Hope419's expansion into the area.


Caitlin earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Ohio Dominican University and Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Akron. She is also a 200 hour registered yoga teacher.


Caitlin is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

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Laura Blanton, MSN, PMHNP-BC


Before attending graduate school where she earned a Master of Science in Nursing with specialization in psychiatric mental health from Walden University, Laura obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University in 2018. She started her nursing career in 2012 as an LPN and obtained her RN in 2016 from North Central State College. Laura worked as a nurse on the behavioral health unit at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital for nine years and taught mental health clinical as an adjunct instructor for North Central State College registered nurse students for almost four years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her wife and three children. She also enjoys reading, gardening, camping, and spending time maintaining their small farm.

Laura is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

Her license can be verified on this website:


Stacey Carabin, APRN-CNP, PMHNP-BC; LISW


Stacey earned her Master of Science in Nursing from The Ohio State University in 2022 and is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Her diverse career includes working as a labor and delivery, oncology, and hospice nurse prior to obtaining her Master of Social Work in 2016 from Cleveland State University. A licensed independent social worker, Stacey has worked as a clinical therapist working with adolescents, adults, and couples with a specialized interest in women’s health, ADHD, mood disorders, and trauma focused care. In addition to providing diagnoses and medication management, EMDR therapy is a primary treatment modality.

Native to the HOPE419 area, Stacey serves as an advocate for eliminating mental health associated stigma, breaking down barriers for individuals and families in need of behavioral health care services, and improving overall well-being, encompassing the whole person, mind, body, and spirit.In her free time, Stacey enjoys spending time with family, her wild golden-doodle, Berkley Joy, reading, learning, and taking spontaneous adventures outdoors to warm and sunny places.

Stacey is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio and the Counselor, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist board.

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Allison Crosby, PMHNP


Allison Crosby is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who has been working in Mental Health since 2013. Allison attended the University of Akron where she obtained a bachelors of science in nursing.  After graduating, she worked in several inpatient psychiatric facilities. She gained experience with forensics, acute psychiatric disorders, and in education. Allison attended graduate school at Ohio University, earning a masters degree in nursing and becoming a psychiatric nurse practitioner in 2022. During the course of obtaining this degree, Allison developed a passion for outpatient psychiatric medication management.

Allison is excited to utilize her experience and skills in the outpatient setting. She specializes in medication management for a variety of psychiatric conditions including: depression, anxiety, mood disorders, schizophrenia and post traumatic stress disorder. Allison treats her patients based on a philosophy of individualized collaborative care. She believes that effective treatment involves the patient and provider coming together to form a plan and implement strategies in the patient's daily life that improve the mental health of the patient.

When not caring for her patients, Allison enjoys cooking, shopping, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.


Allison is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

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