Leslie Sanders, LMSW-IPR brings over 25 years’ experience in social services. Leslie has experience in program development, supervision, and oversight of federal grant projects, hospital social work, hospice, behavioral health insurance, partial hospitalization program growth and development, mobile assessment team development and oversight, psychiatric hospital clinical directorship, and home health. Leslie believes that all people deserve the opportunity for growth and wellness. Leslie has one child whom she adores and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Leslie serves as Clinical Director and Chief Executive Officer with Sojourn Center.
Robyn Webster, MS, LPC provides a comfortable and accepting space to be yourself in. Robyn has worked in a variety of settings such as a college counseling center and a women's correctional facility and with a diverse client base. Robyn works from a Person-Centered approach and believes that connection is the key to therapeutic growth. Robyn has special interest areas in working with individuals that identify as LGBT+ and helping them with the many societal and family stressors that come along with a LGBTQ+ identity. When working with clients Robyn acknowledges all of the intersecting identities that make up a person and respects the uniqueness. Robyn also brings to the table over 8 years of experience working with insurance and billing and can help answer questions that you might have with regards to your coverage, FMLA, or Short-term disability.
Outside of clinical practice, Robyn enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her spouse and their fur kids.
Robyn Serves as Program Therapist at the Allen location.
Larry McLaughlin comes to Sojourn Center with a multitude of talent in business management, financial management, and information systems management. Larry has experience serving in the U.S. Air Force for 15 years as a Communications Analysis Specialist. Following his career in the U.S. Air Force Larry began working in the civilian business sector and worked his way up to owning the company for which he was employed, Greenslade & Company. They expanded their global footprint under his helm and opened up distribution centers in Shanghai, China, Mumbai India, and contracting with a representative in Brazil. Larry recently retired after 12 years at the helm as CEO and Treasurer.
Larry’s ambition is to help the Sojourn Center grow through effective utilization of relevant financial metrics, reliable information systems, and sound business decisions based on these efficiencies. Larry is excited to have entered the healthcare arena and looks forward to learning and growing with the outstanding patient-centered team and approach here at the Sojourn Center.
Dr. Praveen Moolamalla has been in practice in McKinney since 1997. He received his medical degree from Siddhartha Medical College in India. He completed his residency in adult psychiatry at the University of Illinois Hospitals at Chicago.Dr. Moolamalla specializes in psychopharmacology for the treatment of adults with a broad spectrum of conditions, from anxiety to more severe illnesses such as schizophrenia. He has been married for over 20 years and is a father of two daughters.
Lisa Ruth, LVN joins Sojourn Center as a Nurse Manager with a great deal of experience in the mental health field. Lisa has worked in an outpatient clinic, inpatient, and outpatient settings during her 10 years of being a nurse. Lisa takes pride in being able to help clients and to aid in their journey while receiving mental health services. Lisa brings to the Sojourn Center over 9 years of experience working in utilization review and works diligently to help the patient’s insurance get an accurate portrait of the patient’s experience. Lisa has worked at all levels of management and has special interest areas in hospital management and crisis prevention. Lisa is a certified Crisis Prevention and Intervention Instructor and has facilitated the training for over 4 years to over 300 people. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys sporting events with her children, shopping, and traveling with her husband.
Natara Ali, LPC Associate has joined The Sojourn Center team at our Prosper location. Natara brings a wealth of experience to include her work with adolescents and adults. Natara specializes in helping individuals manage and regulate their emotions during life transition challenges. Natara strives to create a safe atmosphere in which individuals feel supported to change and grow as they work on bettering themselves. We are excited that Natara will be our outpatient group therapist and cannot wait for you to meet her.
Natara's hobbies include painting, cooking, and running.