Our Leadership Team
M. Wasim Sajid, MD- Dr. Sajid is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. Previously, Dr. Sajid was the Medical Director of Psychiatry Clinics and the Director of Child Community Services at University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He also served as the Training Director for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship program at the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and has served as President of the North-Central Florida Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition to his responsibilities at Astra Behavioral Health, LLC, Dr. Sajid also serves as the Medical Director at Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System where he provides inpatient psychiatric services to adolescents & adults and oversees the inpatient military program for active duty personnel and retirees. Dr. Sajid has been practicing in Elizabethtown and Radcliff area since April 2008. Along with being the President of Astra Behavioral Health, he provides medication management for both children and adults.
Sherri Bunch, MSN-APRN, PMHNP-BC- Sherri is a Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Bellarmine University in 1997 with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and graduated from the University of Louisville in 2006 with her Masters of Science in Nursing. Sherri worked at a community mental health clinic for 8 years as a Nurse Practitioner before coming to Astra Behavioral Health. She currently provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management for adults and children. Sherri also serves as Astra Behavioral Health’s Clinical Director.
Erin Claeys- Erin is the Office Manager for Astra’s Bardstown location. In addition to that, Erin is in charge of the credentialing for Astra’s new providers. Erin is a 2015 graduate from Western Kentucky University with a BS in Family and Consumer Science. She has 3 years of experience working in a behavioral health residential facility for youth and 4 years of experience working in community mental health as a Supported Employment Specialist.
Melissa O'Neil-Melissa is the office manager for the Elizabethtown location. She has been with Astra since the doors opened in 2014. Previous to that, Melissa worked or Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health in Radcliff, KY.
Mallary Edlin-Mallary is the Supported Employment Manager. In this position, Mallary helps individuals with mental illness find meaningful employment within the community and supervises the Supported Employment Specialists. Mallary has 6 years of previous experience working in the mental health field.
Holly Sparrow, RN-BC-Holly is the Director of Child Services at Astra Behavioral Health. She is a registered nurse with a board certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Holly has 8 years of experience working with families directly to accommodate their mental health needs. She will be working with community partners to ensure the provision of high quality mental health care.
Debbie Bennett, BA -Debbie is Astra’s Director of Adult Services. Debbie received in BA from Western Kentucky University in 2008 with an Extended Major in Psychology. Debbie has 12 years of experience working in the mental health field to include adult and adolescent case management in Community Mental Health, Community Corrections, Substance Abuse Program, and Residential Treatment.