Social worker joins Valley Health-Highlawn
Valley Health welcomed licensed clinical social worker Vickie Kelly-Moore to its Highlawn health center behavioral health team.
In her role, Kelly-Moore will provide mental health and substance use assessment, treatment planning and care, including counseling in Valley Health’s Medication Assisted Treatment program. She began accepting new patients Jan. 28.
Kelly-Moore completed a master’s degree in social work in 2010 from West Virginia University, having previously earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in criminal justice from Marshall University in 1999. She is in the process of completing the final steps to become a master’s-level addiction counselor.
Kelly-Moore most recently was a psychotherapist with St. Mary’s Medical Center, as well as an adjunct professor of social work for master’s-level students at Marshall University.
During her 18-year career, she has also served as a therapist/counselor with Point Pleasant Behavioral Health, a case manager and program coordinator with the Prestera Center and a social worker III with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources at the Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital.
She has experience working with groups as well as individuals, using evidence-based interventions to promote change in behaviors and thinking, resulting in healthier coping and successful discharge planning or transition to the community. She specializes in co-occurring disorders and working with families.
Valley Health — Highlawn is located at 2585 3rd Ave. in Huntington. Those interested in more information should call 304-781-5138.
For a complete list of Valley Health’s services and locations, visit www.valleyhealth.org. Other information is also available by following Valley Health’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WVvalleyhealth.