Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center

About the
Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center

Located on the campus of Luminus Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, the clinic will serve those in need of short-term urgent care to manage a mental health or substance use disorder. Interdisciplinary staff includes Peer Support Specialists, Mental Health Clinicians, Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. The Urgent Care Clinic provides interventions for psychiatric conditions as well as coordination of care for any medical conditions with which a patient may be suffering. The clinic will coordinate support services and create a person centered aftercare plan in order to strengthen the path to recovery and wellness.

When to Visit the Clinic

  • Moderate to severe psychiatric symptoms that need to be assessed and addressed
  • Symptoms are likely to worsen if prompt initiation of treatment, including medications, is delayed
  • The patient is safe and able to wait 2-3 hours for treatment to begin
  • Daily activities are a struggle and pleasurable activities and hobbies seem to have vanished
  • The individual is suffering from a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and is interested in initiating treatment
  • The individual is suffering from an Opiate Use Disorder (OUD) and is interested in medication to treat the disorder (If symptoms allow, initiation of Suboxone treatment can be completed at the initial visit)
  • The patient would benefit from engagement in person-centered treatment planning

When to Visit the Emergency Room

  • Experiencing extreme agitation and resistant to treatment of mental health symptoms
  • First time experiencing severe psychiatric symptoms such as cognitive decline, memory loss, lack of concentration, extreme lack of energy or severe depressive thoughts (may be related to a medical issue)
  • Imminent risk to self or others as the result of mental health symptoms
  • Self-harm has occurred and requires medical treatment to stabilize
  • Thought disturbance resulting in risky thoughts and/or behaviors combined with an inability to keep safe

How to Find the Urgent Care Center

The clinic address is:

Hospital Pavilion South

2001 Medical Parkway

Annapolis, Maryland 21401

It is located on the 4th floor of the Sajak Pavilion and can be accessed directly via the entrance on the 4th floor of garage D.

Hours

Monday through Friday – 9am – 9pm

Staff

Kurt Haspert – Urgent Care Director

Kurt Haspert, APN-BC, is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Nursing and is a board-certified nurse practitioner. Mr. Haspert has many years of experience in the acute hospital setting working with individuals and families with mental health and substance use disorders. He brings his experience to the outpatient setting at the Arundel Lodge Urgent Care Clinic, directing the team of NP’S, RN’s, Therapists and Peers to deliver on demand urgent care for behavioral health and substance use disorders. In his spare time, Kurt loves to fish and crab and then cook his catch for his wife and 2 children.

Julie Seaman

Julie Seaman has been a nurse for over seven years. She is a 2014 Cum Laude graduate of Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland where she obtained her associates degree in nursing. During her education Julie became a member of Nursing Honor Society, Alpha Delta Nu. Julie began her nursing career in the mental health field working with patients that suffered from a substance use disorder. She quickly realized that the field of mental health and substance use was her passion. While working at Luminis Health (Anne Arundel Medical Center) in the behavioral health division, Julie became a member of the Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau.

In 2017 she graduated with President’s Honor’s from Chamberlain University with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. In May of 2017 Julie received the Structural Empowerment Award/Mentor Role award. To further her knowledge in treating substance use disorders, Julie obtained her Certified Addiction Registered Nurse certification.

In March of 2019, Luminus provided the opportunity for Julie to obtain her instructor certification of Yoga 12 Step Recovery.

In May of 2021, Julie graduated from Walden University with her master’s degree. She is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Her passion and need to do more for patients in the mental health field inspired her to pursue further education in psychiatry. It is her determination as a psychiatric nurse practitioner to provide complete care for patients in mental health.

Shannon Tieman

Shannon received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from George Mason University in 2008, a Masters in Science in Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner from Catholic University in 2014, and a post Masters Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2021. She is board-certified in primary care and psychiatry as a nurse practitioner.  Shannon has practiced medicine for over 12 years, beginning with her experience as a nurse on the medical surgical floor for five years at Sibley Hospital, Washington DC. She advanced on to be a nurse practitioner for Johns Hopkins University in Infectious Disease. She has practiced at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center primary care group as a nurse practitioner treating patients with diverse and complex needs for over five years.

Her interest in psychiatry and substance use developed after seeing many patients with these health concerns and the limited care in the community. Her recent experience in psychiatry has been at Arundel Lodge behavioral health urgent care clinic treating patients of all ages with mental health conditions and substance use.

Markus Olin-Fahle

Markus is a LMSW and serves as Intake Specialist and Therapist at Arundel Lodge Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center. He holds an MSW from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as additional degrees in music and city planning. Markus brings a unique combination of empathy, understanding, honesty, humor, and a wide range of personal life experiences into his work. His focus is on building a therapeutic alliance with clients based on trust and unconditional positive regard and providing them with the support, guidance, and encouragement needed to make lasting life changes and feel better about themselves. He has a strong interest in Positive Psychology and other strength-based approaches to treatment, as well as the use of meditative practices in therapy. He lives in Annapolis with his wife and enjoys playing guitar, walking in nature, going to concerts and movies, and traveling to new places whenever possible.