The Counseling and Wellness Center

936 Market Street | Parkersburg WV 26101 | O 304.422.7300 | F 304.428.3719

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Stephen A. Givens

MA, LPC, NCC

 

Co-Owner/Counselor

With a specialty in family systems work, Stephen sees couples, families, groups & individuals of all ages. Stephen is a Nationally Certified Addictions Counselor & has a passion for Christian Counseling.

Michael Moore

MEd, LPCC

 

Co-Owner/Counselor

Michael has experience with most mental health and relationship difficulties and extensive

experience with learning and developmental disorders. He trains teachers and school

administrators and collaborates with schools to improve behavior for students

experiencing classroom difficulties

Meet The Team

Priscilla Leavitt,  PhD, LPC

Psychologist

Dr. Leavitt is certified in marriage & family therapy, grief & bereavement, hypnosis, stress & Christian counseling. A popular speaker & Executive Coach, she uses her expertise for healing clients & teaching professionals.

LeAnn Bates,  MEd, LPC

 Counselor

LeAnn works with all ages and hosts trainings regarding depression, anxiety, child development, abuse, and spirituality. Her passion is to help other navigate mental health difficulties.

Mollie Haught,  MA, LPC

Counselor​

Mollie has extensive experience across ages and cultures. She uses Play Therapy with children and treats mood, anxiety & other mental health disorders. Her special interest is Christian Counseling.

Gary Battin, MA, LPC

Licensed School Psychologist

Mr. Battin's primary interest is working with individuals of all ages with ADHD. Mr. Battin is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Richard E. Stanley,

MEd, LPC, NCC

Counselor​

An experienced counselor, Mr. Stanley specializes in working with teens, families, couples, & groups. As a Veteran, he is passionate about the support groups he hosts for Veterans at The Center.

Greg Syner, MALPC 

Counselor​

Experienced in child, teen, and adult counseling, Greg provides marriage & family therapy, bereavement, and pastoral counseling for a variety of issues including anxiety & depression.

Meagan Powers,  MS, LPC

Counselor​

With a specialty in marriage & family therapy, Megan treats adolescents & adults with mood & anxiety disorders, as well as other mental health difficulties. Her special interest is working with couples.

Ashley Storts, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Certified Nurse​ Practitioner

Ashley has over 5 years of experience in providing mental health medical services. She sees children ages 5 and up and prescribes medications for various mental health disorders including ADHD, mood disorders, ODD, anxiety, depression, and more. 

JoAnne Vrabel, PhD

Psychologist

In practice nearly 20 years, Dr. Vrabel provides treatment in numerous areas including bipolar illness, depression, & anxiety. She performs psychological testing for a variety of issues, including ADHD.

Wendy Beech,  MA, LPC

Counselor​

Wendy is licensed in OH and WV with over 15 years providing services within the school system. Wendy is skilled in working with diverse populations with various mental health conditions including ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, depression, anxiety, and more. Wendy uses evidence based treatment modalities, such as Cognitive-Behavioral and Person-Centered therapies, and Behavior Modification.

Kristen Long

Kristen is currently a student in the Marriage & Family Therapy program at North Central University. Kristen has a passion for working with couples & families experiencing relationship distress, as well as adults & teens experiencing a variety of mental or emotional difficulties. Kristen also has a great deal of experience working with the special needs community. 

Spencer Kissel

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Spencer earned his MSN from Marshall University with post graduate certification in psychiatric and mental health from Shenandoah University. Spencer has experience in addiction medicine including crisis until detox and mental health stabilization and 28 day program services as well as outpatient services treating children, adolescence, and adults.

Julia Kramer

Julia works with dual diagnosis adult and adolescents. She is qualified to train parents and families in Child Parent Interactive Parenting (PCIT) skills for children ages two through six. She has treated individuals with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders as well as those going through life changes. 

Mike Kodrich

Mike has 38 years experience as a counselor. He has extensive experience with marriage and family therapy as well as treatment for anxiety, depression, grief and loss, anger management, PTSD, postpartum depression, and other mood and mental health disorders.