Behavorial Health Services
At Minnie Hamilton we believe your mental health should be integrated into you physical health. We strive to work with your primary care physician to provide the most comprehensive and collaborative care possible. Our behavioral health team works with ages 3 and up on a variety of topics. These life hurdles may include but are not limited to: anxiety, depression, bipolar/mood alterations, grief, aggression/anger, self-esteem, stress, PTSD, marital strife, premarital, repercussions of divorce or separation, irritability, acting out behaviors in children, school issues, ADHD, parenting solutions, substance use, and medicated assisted treatment.
Our team consists of Licensed Professional Counselors, a Licensed Social Worker, a Case Manager, and a Psychosocial Program Coordinator. We provide services in Calhoun County at the Annex building of the hospital located in Grantsville, as well as at Pleasant Hill Elementary, Arnoldsburg Elementary, and Calhoun Middle & High School. In Gilmer county we provide services at Gilmer Elementary and Gilmer Middle & High School. We see patients for outpatient as well as MAT services at our Glenville clinic, located at the Waco Center. Additionally, we hold SMART Recovery groups on Wednesday evenings from 5-6:30pm at our Glenville Clinic.
Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7 am to 6 pm.
Call to book your intake appointment with one of our team members today.
Laura Simmons, BA, Director of Behavioral Health MAT and SUD
Gilmer County native, Laura Simmons, graduated from Glenville State College (University) in 2001 earning a Bachelor's of Science in Behavioral Sciences, with a Psychology/Sociology concentration and Behavioral Disorders minor. Laura has over 20 years of experience in the Social Work field and has worked with many populations, including individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities, at-risk children and families, and correctional counseling. Laura joined Minnie Hamilton Health System in January 2020 as a Behavioral Health Case Manager and currently serves as the Director of MAT and SUD (Medication Assisted Treatment and Substance Use Disorder) Services. Working with individuals to help them overcome substance use dependency has become a passion for Laura, so much so that she is currently pursuing her Master's in Social Work from WVU where she was awarded the Strengthening Training in Addiction Recovery stipend. A fun fact about Laura is that she and her son are both currently college students!
Tracy Arden, PsychoSocial Program Coordinator
Tracy is our Psychosocial Program Coordinator who works within Calhoun County Schools. She serves as a liaison between all collaborative partners and psychosocial programs represented in the school setting. She also serves as the point person for activities and resources surrounding behavioral health services within the Calhoun County School System.
Tiffany Hulse, MA, License Professional Counselor, Clinical Therapist
Tiffany is one of our Clinical Therapists at Minnie Hamilton Health System. Tiffany grew up in Gilmer County, attended GCHS, and earned her Behavioral Science degree at Glenville State College. She further went on to obtain her master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a VoLT (certificate in Violence, Loss, and Trauma) through Marshall University. Tiffany has worked as a Parent Educator, a Teacher/Counselor, and Liaison at Pressley Ridge Laurel Park. Tiffany has spent the last five years at Pressley Ridge, a residential facility, as a case manager/therapist for youth ages range from 13-18. Tiffany has experience with individual, group, and family therapy. She utilizes several different techniques in session and is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Tiffany sees students at each of the Calhoun County schools as well as at our Grantsville and Glenville offices. Tiffany brings excitement and fun to our Behavioral Health Minnie Hamilton team.
Dawn Bailey, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Therapist
Dawn is one of our Clinical Therapists at Minnie Hamilton Health System working are our Glenville location. She sees patients ages 3 and up at the clinic and through the Gilmer County School Based Health Programs. Dawn also provides individual and group therapy for our Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) program. She has been practicing therapy since 2011 after graduating from West Virginia University with a Masters’ Degree in Social Work. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, ADHD, acting out behaviors, abuse, trauma, substances, and grief. She lives on a farm with her husband, two sons, a daughter, and is expecting another little one soon. She loves to participate in community activities, spend time with my family and animals, read, and be outdoors. “My goal for therapy is to provide a welcoming space where every person, regardless of what brings them in, feels safe and supported. I use multiple approaches and real-life experiences.”
Sonnee Stanley, M.Ed., LPC-ALPS
Sonnee serves as the Director of Behavioral Health School Based Program at Minnie Hamilton and oversees the programs in Gilmer and Calhoun Counties. Sonnee has a Bachelor’s in Sociology/Sexuality and a Master’s of Counseling/Marriage and Family Therapy from Western Kentucky University. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and supervisor as well as a licensed professional counselor and supervisor. She has been providing therapeutic services for over 10 years in a variety of settings. She has worked in private practice, has provided in home therapy to at risk kids, has served as the Children’s Director at a behavioral health center, has provided grief counseling to kids via a portable bus, and as the clinical director of an agency providing skills training and therapeutic interventions. She resides in Glenville with her husband, son, and 2 beagles. “When I is replaced by We, Illness becomes Wellness!”
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