Welcome to the Coastal Ridge Health Services family. If you are looking for the best options for you ADHD Treatment ,Mental Health Services, or Psychiatric Care, you have come to the right place. Our staff have been specially trained to attend to your mental health needs. Learn more about us below.


Coastal Ridge Health Services provides comprehensive psychological evaluations and treatment for mental health issues. Our team is specialized in Psychiatric Evaluations, Psychotherapy, Medication Management, Mental Health and Career enhancement/ ADHD Coaching. Learn more about our services below.

Medical Providers

Dr. Deborah Jenks, Owner & Medical Director DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C, LCMHCS, ACS

Dr. Jenks is an accomplished professional with more than 30 years of progressive leadership experience combined with a rich educational background. She started her nursing career in the United States Air Force as a Medical Service Specialist. She is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor. She obtained her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Vanderbilt University. She has a post-master’s certificate a PMHNP, a Masters of Nursing in Informatics, and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She has a rich background encompassing direct patient care, medical management, psychiatric care, psychiatric facility management, and teaching psychology and nursing at the college level.


Anna Hampton

Anna is currently a Clinical Mental Health Counseling student at The University of North Carolina Pembroke in her Practicum Field Placement. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2018. From there she went on to complete a year of service with AmeriCorps where she worked with marginalized students at a charter school in Wilmington, Delaware. Since then, she has worked in higher education. Anna has an interest in working with trauma and is passionate about holistic wellness. She is excited to work with clients of all ages and help them meet their goals and improve their overall wellness.

Leah Hicks

Leah Hicks graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a B.S in biology and a B.A in psychology. She is a current graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, where she is earning an MA.Ed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, as well as a graduate certificate in addictions counseling. Upon graduation, Leah will pursue licensure as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). She has experience working with young adults, college students, And trauma survivors experiencing anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and life transitions. Leah‘s clinical interest include trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, addictions, and eating disorders. In her free time, Leah likes to read, attend concerts, and spend time with her family.

Other Staff

Nick Jecks
Nick JecksOwner, COO
Nick has spent the last 18 years working as a field service engineer for Vogt Power International. Vogt Power specializes in design/ manufacture & supply of heat recovery steam generators for the power industry. Before that I worked in construction management for heavy industrial construction companies on different projects throughout the US.