About The Practice

Improve Your Quality of Life at The Practice

Here at The Practice, our mission is to improve your quality of life, mentally, physically or spiritually. We accomplish this through individualized and client-centered care via evidence-based practices.

The Practice is locally owned and operated here in Jacksonville, FL. For more information about our treatment options, please call us at (904) 877-1100.

Stormy Hayes

APRN, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Stormy Hayes is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated with her BSN from the University of West Florida and initially found a passion in caring for extremely critical infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) where she worked as a nurse for 7 years. Throughout her seven years as a NICU nurse, she saw how the everyday stress weighed on her patient’s parents and their mental health. This reignited her passion for psychology and mental health. She took a leap of faith and applied for graduate school. Eight semesters later, she graduated with her Master of Science in nursing (MSN) degree from Jacksonville University and quickly became a patient favorite due to her spunky personality, nonjudgmental attitude, and willingness to take the extra step for her patients. Stormy takes a genuine interest in her patients and their lives to help foster therapeutic relationships and provide an individualized treatment plan aimed at enhancing their quality of life.

Stormy is qualified to provide care across the lifespan. Her practice specialties include (but not limited to) ADHD, anxiety, depression, insomnia, PTSD, and substance abuse. Stormy has additional training to deliver care for patient’s seeking medication assisted treatment for substance abuse and Ketamine for treatment-resistant depression. Her passions are child/adolescent and maternal mental health. Through active listening, Stormy genuinely understands her patient’s needs and provides care with a holistic approach.  

While not in the office, you can find Stormy enjoying her favorite hobbies such as baking, hiking, traveling, photography, and reading. Her favorite season is baseball season. She is almost always listening to music and loves a good karaoke party. She loves to celebrate small and large victories and will be the best hype-man you ever need while on your mental health journey!  

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RAUL SOTO-ACOSTA

MD

Dr. Raul Soto-Acosta, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Soto-Acosta has more experience working with patients dealing with psychotic disorders, addiction and substance abuse, and neurodevelopmental disorders than other specialists in his area.

He graduated from the University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1989. He is affiliated with UF Health Jacksonville.

CHARLES MADDIX

APRN, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Charles is a board-certified family psychiatric NP. A Navy Corpsman and with 20+ years in medicine, he went on to graduate from Saint Louis University with a Masters in Nursing. Over his career he's gained vast experience from oncology and intensive care, to working with patients with HIV/AIDS, mental health, and substance abuse. He treats individuals across the lifespan with a holistic approach, from ages 5 and up suffering from mood disorders, ADHD, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, abuse, trauma, behavioral issues, and addiction. Charles also offers suboxone treatment, ketamine infusion therapy, and TMS therapy by Neurostar.

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