Director, Psychotherapist, Master Addictions Counselor

William B. Webb - Director, Psychotherapist, Master Addictions Counselor
William B. Webb
Dr. Webb received his M.S.W. from West Virginia University in 1978, and a Ph.D. in psychology from Northcentral University in Prescott, Arizona, in January, 2000. He has been in private practice psychotherapy and addictions counseling since 1978. Bill is the founder and director of Oasis Behavioral Health Services, which opened in 1996. During a 20 year period of his career, Dr. Webb served as the executive director of both the Holistic Health Center and Area Psychiatric and Psychotherapy Group in Huntington, West Virginia.

Besides his extensive clinical experience, he provides supervision for social work licensees and those who are training to become certified addictions counselors. Dr. Webb was on the staff of The Joan C. Edwards Medical School at Marshall University in the Department of Psychiatry from 1980 to 2012, where he was Clinical Associate Professor. He has provided lectures, consultation services, and supervision for medical students for 20 years. In addition, Dr. Webb has conducted numerous trainings for groups of mental health and substance use disorder professionals for the past 30+ years. Other specific pursuits include working with emotional intelligence and its application to numerous areas of human endeavor including business consultation. Bill ' s non-business interests include: mountain biking, snow skiing, writing, reading, music, hiking, caring for his pets, and outdoor sports. His primary goal in providing services is to grant the greatest respect to all patients with whom he works. He strives through his work to understand their suffering, while honoring the value of the individual human spirit. Dr. Webb knows the potential for recovery when the power of the therapeutic relationship is joined with that of the Higher Self. He considers it an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to bring his personal skills, expertise, training and talents to the healing process of those with whom he works.

Dr. Webb is the author of:

∑ A Brief Guide to Rational Thinking: Learning to Manage Your Emotions

∑ A Primer on Substance Abuse Intervention

∑ The Use of Hypericum Perforatum in the Treatment of Mild and Moderate Clinical Depression (Doctoral Dissertation)
Licensed Professional Counselor, Master Addictions Counselor

Shawn R. Cade - Licensed Professional Counselor, Master Addictions Counselor
Shawn R. Cade
Shawn Cade received his B.A. from Marshall University in 1988, and an M.A. in Counseling from Marshall in 1990. He has been in private practice psychotherapy with Oasis Behavioral Health Services since 2000. He has been involved with addictions treatment since 1989, when he became an adolescent substance abuse counselor. He went on to take the position as Adolescent Services Coordinator for Lawrence County Family Guidance Center from 1992 through 1995. He then joined the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health Services, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services. There he coordinated the State Teen Institute program. He also assisted in the coordination of adolescent treatment services. Then he went on to serve a short period as the Director of the Division on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

He is trained in the Gottman approach to couples counseling. This theory is based out of the work of Dr. John Gottman, and addresses areas of client behaviors that either enhance or decrease the likelihood of reconstructing a successful and cooperative relationship. He enjoys working with couples and helping them to recognize and address the issues affecting their relationship.

Shawn's aim in treatment is to guide his clients to their therapeutic goal. He attempts to do this while affording the client the ability to grow at one's own pace. His aim is to provide clients the tools necessary for change in a pragmatic and straightforward manner.

Shawn is married and is the father of two boys. His interests include running, mountain biking, skiing, and other outdoor sports. He is an avid Marshall University fan and supporter.
Licensed Professional Counselor

Tamara Burrow - Licensed Professional Counselor
Tamara Burrow
Tamara received her MS degree in Counseling with a specialization in Marriage Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge in 1993. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of WV. Tamara has worked in the counseling field for 31 years. Throughout this time she has worked in a variety of settings providing services to varied populations and cultures.

While living in California, Tamara worked at Los Angeles Job Corp Center's residential training program for youth ages 16-21, with juvenile sex offenders, and with Project Impact -- an in-home based service to prevent children from being removed from the home.

Tamara returned to her home state of West Virginia in 2005 and has since worked with mentally ill patients in a partial hospitalization program, supervised a grant, and provided therapy for a school-based adolescent addiction program at both Tolsia and Spring Valley High Schools. Most recently, Tamara has provided individual, group and family therapy at River Park Hospital in the Children and Adolescent Acute Units.

Tamara uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy approaches to assist clients in meeting their treatment goals. Tamara has been mentored in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and can teach the Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and Mindfulness skills. Tamara's areas of specialization include working with adolescents and families to provide marriage counseling, treating depression and anxiety disorders, substance abuse, and addictions.
Licensed Psychologist

April Watkins - Licensed Psychologist
April Watkins
April Watkins is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of West Virginia. She received her doctorate degree from Marshall University in 2011 and has been licensed since 2012. Her primary interests involve working with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. She also has specialized training/interest in working with geriatric patients, including assessing for dementia and evaluating capacity. Dr. Watkins also conducts psychological assessments to identify diagnostic issues, learning disabilities and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. She also conducts pre-op bariatric patient assessments.
Licensed Professional Counselor, National Cert. Counselor

Lisa Zappia - Licensed Professional Counselor, National Cert. Counselor
Lisa Zappia
Lisa Zappia has worked in a variety of settings providing counseling
and consultation services to people of all ages. Her areas of specialization include: children and adolescents, family counseling, working with trauma, working with infertility, depression and anxiety disorders, career changes, job stress, aging, and grief counseling. She holds a Masterís Degree in Counseling from Marshall University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor, a nationally certified Gerontological Counselor, a Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, and an Approved Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. Lisa is also currently the President of West Virginia Licensed Professional Counselorís Association.
Licensed Professional Counselor

Linda Goad - Licensed Professional Counselor
Linda Goad
Linda Goad is a West Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes with children, using behavioral techniques to help families develop methods with their children in order to help them focus and concentrate. Linda is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and uses those techniques to help her clients with debilitating thinking patterns.

Linda received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Marshall University. Linda has worked at Pressley Ridge School for troubled adolescents as a teacher/counselor. Linda has also worked for Marshall University as a tutor in the H.E.L.P. program working with students with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and other learning challenges. Linda has taught as an adjunct professor teaching course work in Stress Management. Her experience includes inpatient hospital counseling, outpatient therapy, and working with adolescents in the group home setting. Additionally, Linda Goad has worked with teens and adults in the drug court programs of Wayne and Cabell County facilitating drug cessation groups, and counseling individuals with substance dependencies.

Lindaís approach to counseling is that of a holistic approach to the person addressing all parts of the individual, mind, body, and spirit while assisting the person to meet the developmental stages of life.
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