Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

David J. Ahlberg, MD, ABAM


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Dr. Ahlberg received his medical degree from Loma Linda School of Medicine in California while completing his residency at East Carolina University in Greenville North Carolina. He is licensed by the NC Medical Board for the practice of general Psychiatry and is available for the consultation and treatment of adults and children of all ages. In addition to general Psychiatry, Dr. Ahlberg is Board Certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is a fellow with the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Ahlberg provides outpatient behavioral health treatment services at the offices at JCMC, and also travels to communities in Eastern North Carolina where he provides treatment for underserved populations. Further, Dr. Ahlberg is also licensed to practice medicine in the states of Florida and California while also engaging in the practice of Tele-Psychiatry to help ensure that his patients can continue to receive care from him even if relocated to one of these areas. Dr. Ahlberg enjoys his work as a medical doctor. Comprehensive quality medical care is of the utmost importance therefore Dr. Ahlberg works closely with all the providers at JCMC, Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune, area hospitals and community providers for enhanced services.

Debra Livingston-Green PMHNP


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Debra Livingston-Green is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Originally from Asheville, NC, she graduated from the University of California San Fransisco, and returned to NC to work. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association as well as being a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Debra has been a registered nurse for many years and has worked in various areas including Surgical/Trauma ICU, the Emergency Department and recovery room. She also has an interest in therapeutic humor, has been a member of the American Association of Therapeutic Humor. She has given workshops on the healing effects of humor and assisted in developing a humor cart for hospitalized patients.

Believing that Mental Health and the physical body are closely connected she returned to school a few years ago to obtain her Masters in Nursing with a specialty as a nurse practitioner in psychiatry and mental health. She did internships at the VA Medical Center in San Francisco and in other acute care setting. Her interests include the treatment of PTSD, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Anxiety and Depression. For recreation she enjoys kayaking, paddle boarding, bicycling, writing and likes spending time with her dogs.

Nora Rebecca Lewis LCSW


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Mrs. Lewis graduated from Francis Marion College in Florence SC in May 1986 with a BA in Psychology. She moved to Jacksonville NC in 1987 and Onslow County has been her home ever since. Mrs. Lewis is married with two adult children and two grandchildren. After many years of working with Onslow County DSS and Onslow County Mental Health, Mrs. Lewis pursued and received her MSW from East Carolina University in Greenville NC in May 2000. She became a fully licensed LCSW in April 2003 and has worked in a variety of settings since then including clinical director of private practices, therapist then later supervisor at psychiatric inpatient hospital, home visitor for new military parents, and military family life counselor. Mrs Lewis enjoys working with children, families, adolescents and adults with a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, self esteem, self worth issues, bereavement/grief, anger management, bipolar disorder, ADHD and PTSD. Mrs. Lewis prides herself on following the "Golden Rule" of treating others in the way she would want to be treated herself. With that clients to talk, process, question, whatever it is they feel the need to discuss with outfear of judgement or criticism. When necessary Mrs. Lewis will challenge her clients but this is always done in the spirit of growth and positive change. Mrs. Lewis is involved in her community and one cause she cares deeply about is breaking the silence against Domestic Violence. Mrs. Lewis is a member of DV advocacy groups and participates in activities centered around raising awareness about DV prevention. She is an advocate for her profession as well and will supervise provisionally licensed clinical social workers in the hopes of preparing future LCSW's to be clinicians who are strong advocates with sound ethics an healthy boundaries.