Heather Flynn, Ph.D.

Program Director

Heather A. Flynn, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Professor and Vice Chair at the Florida State University (FSU), College of Medicine in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine.  She is the Director of the FSU Center for Behavioral Health Integration.  Dr. Flynn’s research is focused on improved identification and treatment of behavioral health disorders in women, especially around the time of childbearing.  Her studies are specifically aimed at developing and testing psychotherapeutic treatments for depression and co-occurring behavioral risk issues in medical and community settings.  Dr. Flynn is also conducting projects focused on advancing the field both nationally and in the State of Florida through facilitating collaborative research networks to enhance synergy among experts in depression and related chronic illnesses.  She is the Co-Chair of the Florida Maternal Mental Health Collaborative , and the Chair of the Women & Mood Disorders Task Group within the National Network of Depression Centers . Dr. Flynn is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has been conducting training and supervision in MI with various settings and professionals for over 15 years.  She is also a trainer and supervisor in other behavioral interventions such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression and serves on the Executive Board of the International Society for Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

Dikea (Kay) Roussos-Ross, MD


Dikea (Kay) Roussos-Ross, MD is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. She received her training at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. Her areas of focus include high-risk obstetric patients with co-morbid psychiatric and substance use disorders. Dr. Roussos-Ross’s clinical practice also includes general obstetrics, gynecology and surgical gynecology. Dr. Roussos-Ross is the Division Chief of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Medical Director the Women’s Health Clinic at the Medical Plaza. Additionally, she is also the Medical Director of the Maternal-Infant Care Project, Healthy Families Florida Program, and Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visitation Program.

Dr. Roussos-Ross joined the FL BH IMPACT program in 2019 as the consultant for the Psychiatric Consultation Line. Her role is to support providers in delivering best-practice behavioral health management and treatment to their perinatal patients. She is available to answer questions and will consult with providers on developing appropriate care plans for patients, even providing face-to face consultations if necessary. We are happy to have Dr. Roussos-Ross on the team!

Amandla Shabaka-Haynes, MD

Resource & Referral Specialist

Amandla Shabaka-Haynes, MD completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Xavier University of Louisiana and her medical training at the Latin American School of Medicine. Dr. Haynes has previously served as Care Coordinator for the Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition, for which she also served 2 years on the board of directors. Her other roles have included Women’s Health Liaison and Outreach Specialist at Bond Community Health Center, Inc. in Tallahassee, FL. Dr. Haynes has sat on a number of community councils and actively supports local programs charged with coordinating practical support to women, children, and families in underserved communities in efforts to address the social determinants of health and equity. Dr. Haynes speaks Spanish fluently and maintains cultural competency standards throughout her interactions with minority communities.

As a resource & referral specialist for the FL BH IMPACT program, Dr. Haynes’ role is to assist in evaluating the mental health, substance use, and other support service needs for providers and their patients struggling with behavioral health issues. She also serves as the liaison for providers and patients in need of community behavioral health resources. Dr. Haynes is on the front-line for this program!

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