Ryan Wakim, MD was born and raised in Wheeling, WV. He completed his undergraduate education at Wheeling Jesuit University and primary medical education and residency as chief resident of psychiatry at West Virginia University. He serves as the medical director for the Jefferson Day Report Center where he provides mental health and addiction treatment via telehealth.
Scott Gilchrist, MD is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist born and raised in Beckley, WV. He received his MD and completed his residency at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. Prior to that he completed undergraduate studies at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Peggy Steinbrunner, PsyD is a licensed psychologist with a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and a master’s degree in forensic psychology. She has worked in various correctional facilities including county, state, and federal, systems before entering service with the US Army. She served 4.5 years, Active Duty, and completed her pre- and postdoctoral clinical training at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. She became a licensed psychologist in 2013. Dr. Steinbrunner also currently serves in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and owns a private practice in Pennsylvania. She has presented research projects at national conferences and co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles on topics including inpatient substance use treatment and outcome of treatment for young offenders.
Dr. Donald Patchell was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania. He served honorably in the United States Army, as Military Police and worked in a factory as a machinist for several years before starting Penn State University. While there he was selected for Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honors fraternity. He graduated with distinction and honors with a degree in English. After working as photographer for a daily newspaper and in restaurant and retail management, he went on to earn advanced degrees from Brown and Harvard Universities and obtained a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2005. He has been working in the mental health field since 1991 and has held positions as a therapist and/or psychologist for private and community mental health organizations, the Federal Government, several universities, the state correctional system, and as a private contractor. He has been working at the Jefferson County Day Report Center since 2018.
Dr. Chris C. Clatterbuck, AKA (Dr. C) is the middle child of five. He was born a raised in Columbus, OH in a blue-collar, lower-middle class family. Chris attended school (grades K thru 12) in the Columbus Public School system. He was a gifted-athlete, winning various honors during his youth and being named to the All-State teams in Soccer and Baseball his senior year in HS. Following graduation from High School Chris had plans to play Baseball at The Ohio State University with an eye on a professional career. Chris’ dreams of playing professional sports ended just 2-weeks after his HS Graduation when he was involved in an industrial accident that landed him in the hospital with a displaced, fractures in his neck and lower spine.
“Waking up in the hospital in a back brace and cervical collar with paralysis in his lower legs was a shock. I went to work on Friday morning with dreams of a professional career in Major League Baseball only to wake up Friday night to learn my athletic career over.” The accident and the injuries that resulted were a significant blow which sent Chris into a serious tailspin. Overcoming the physical, psychological and, spiritual trauma of his accident and struggling to accept a “new normal” took Chris nearly five years. “I was a mess, and had a lot to work through. Fortunately, I had a rehabilitation counselor who helped me to overcome my depression and anger, recover from alcohol dependency, and learn to manage my chronic pain. It was not much fun, but my journey of recovery, led me to my career in the field of Psychology.”
To compliment his life and work experience, Chris pursued formal education in the field of Mental Health and Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders. Chris completed his undergraduate education at Otterbein University where he earned a BA from the Dept of Psychology in 1991. After time off to work and gain experience Chris, moved to Kansas to pursue additional training and education. At University of Kansas he completed 65 hours of course work within the Department of Counseling Psychology before moving to Michigan where he earned his Ph.D., from the Department of Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education at Western Michigan University in 2002.
Dr. Clatterbuck is licensed to practice Clinical Psychology in Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia. He describes himself as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist with specialization and advanced training in the treatment of: Substance Use Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Recovery and Treatment of Chronic Pain. Chris has worked in the field of mental health for nearly 32 years. He has held jobs at all levels within the field having worked as a: Psychiatric Technician, a Prison Drug Counselor, a Psychologist for Military Veterans, and the Director of Outpatient Mental Health Services. “I am very well-trained and I bring all of my professional and personal experience into the consultation room with the goal of developing an individualized treatment plan that works for each patient. Recovery is possible with the proper help.”
Gregory George is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). He has worked in a variety of settings including in-home, outpatient, and residential. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Shepherd University. He obtained his Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Marshall University.
Ronda Lehman, LPN coordinates the medication assisted treatment program for the Jefferson Day Report Center. She provides patient education on women's health issues, infectious diseases, and overall health and wellness. Ronda also serves as the Program Coordinator for the Jefferson County Teen Court. She is active in volunteer projects that protects the local environment and preserves the health and beauty of the Shenandoah River.