Meet The Owners

Stephen A. Givens




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




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


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


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

Mollie Haught,  MA, LPC


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,



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 


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

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. 

Meagan Powers,  MS, LPC


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 both children and adults and prescribes medications for various mental health disorders including ADHD, mood disorders, ODD, anxiety, depression, and more. 

JoAnne Vrabel, PhD


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


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.

Ashley Wright


Ashley is currently an intern working toward licensure. She works with all ages with depression, anxiety, and a variety of other mental and emotional difficulties. She also works with couples who are experiencing relationship distress.  She specializes in Christian Counseling.  

Savannah Halverson MA, LPC


Savannah has years of experience providing counseling in a variety of settings, with a diverse clientele. She has special interest and experience in helping individuals through trauma, mood disorders, and crisis. She uses a multi-modal integrated approach for treatment, including a specialty in EMDR. 

The Counseling and Wellness Center

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