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WELLWVU Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services

Your time at WVU may be filled with transitions, self-exploration, and change. Our services and programs are designated to support you through theses experiences, help you succeed in college, and guide you toward a more fulfilling life. We strive to provide these services in an atmosphere that is welcoming, comfortable, and multiculturally sensitive for all students, facult, and staff.

Athletes with Injuries

Edward F. Etzel, Ed.D.
Psychologist, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Professor, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1989); M.A. Sport sciences, West Virginia University; B.S. Biology/Secondary Education, TN Tech University; APA-approved doctoral internship Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist State of West Virginia (1990-2015)
Orientation: Integrative; solution-focused; brief psychodynamic therapy
Emphasis: Counseling college athletes within the intercollegiate athletics culture; college student (athlete) development; life skills; performance psychology; stress management; coping and recovery sport injury; addictive behaviors (alcohol and drug use/testing); dysfunctional eating; ADHD/learning disability screening; spiritual issues
Other Interests/Professional Activities: Ethics and legal issues in psychology/sport and exercise psychology practice; supervision; listed on U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry; Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); Fellow AASP; American Psychological Assn. Division 47 Distinguished Contributor to Education and Training Award recipient (2009); Editor/author of 3 books of counseling and psychological services for college athletes
Phone: 304-293-7062
Email: edward.etzel@mail.wvu.edu

Career Counseling

Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu

Couples

Deborah Beazley, M.S.W.,M.A.
Staff Counselor/Social Worker, Facilitator High Expectations Program
Education: M.A. in Counseling, West Virginia University 1998, M.S.W. in Social Work, West Virginia University 2008
Licensure Status: Licensed Social Worker in West Virginia. Nationally Certified Counselor.
Orientation: Integrative; Cognitive Behavior therapy, Experiential modalities and solution-focused frameworks.
Emphasis: Individual, group counseling and couples therapy. Sexual Assault / trauma treatment and resources, diversity with emphasis in LGBT issues and substance abuse.
Phone: 304-293-1377
Email: dbeazley@hsc.wvu.edu
Daniel G. Long II, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Mindfit and Testing Services, Staff Psychologist
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, George Mason University (2005)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Integrative with emphasis on cognitive-behavioral and realtional/developmental perspectives.
Emphasis: Cognitive performance enhancement and remediation of learning and attention-related issues using cognitive training and neurofeedback, psychoeducational assessment, and individual and couples counseling.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu

Crisis

T. Anne Hawkins, Ph.D.
Clinical Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (2005)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Integrates psychodynamic, interpersonal process, experiential and solution-focused frameworks within a developmental context
Emphasis: Individual and group counseling, multicultural issues, LGBT identity, acute and chronic mental illness, crisis intervention and risk assessment.
Other interests/Professional Activities: Supervision, training, and organizational consulting.
Phone: 304-293-2316
Email: tahawkins@mail.wvu.edu
Al Kasprowicz, Ph.D.
Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Pittsburgh (1994)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia and Wisconsin (inactive)
Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral
Emphasis: Individuals, couples, and groups; Faith-based counseling.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Brenda Slaughter, M.S.W.
Case Manager/Clinical Therapist
Education: M.S.W., West Virginia University (2009)
Orientation: Integrative, using psychodynamic framework and applying skills from dialectical behavioral therapy and other solution focused treatments.
Other Interests/Professional Activities: Attachment problems, borderline personality disorder, crisis intervention, self-injurious behaviors.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu

Depression

Full Staff

Eating Disorders

Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu
Edward F. Etzel, Ed.D.
Psychologist, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Professor, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1989); M.A. Sport sciences, West Virginia University; B.S. Biology/Secondary Education, TN Tech University; APA-approved doctoral internship Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist State of West Virginia (1990-2015)
Orientation: Integrative; solution-focused; brief psychodynamic therapy
Emphasis: Counseling college athletes within the intercollegiate athletics culture; college student (athlete) development; life skills; performance psychology; stress management; coping and recovery sport injury; addictive behaviors (alcohol and drug use/testing); dysfunctional eating; ADHD/learning disability screening; spiritual issues
Other Interests/Professional Activities: Ethics and legal issues in psychology/sport and exercise psychology practice; supervision; listed on U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry; Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); Fellow AASP; American Psychological Assn. Division 47 Distinguished Contributor to Education and Training Award recipient (2009); Editor/author of 3 books of counseling and psychological services for college athletes
Phone: 304-293-7062
Email: edward.etzel@mail.wvu.edu

Homesickness

Full Staff

LGBTQ

Deborah Beazley, M.S.W.,M.A.
Staff Counselor/Social Worker, Facilitator High Expectations Program
Education: M.A. in Counseling, West Virginia University 1998, M.S.W. in Social Work, West Virginia University 2008
Licensure Status: Licensed Social Worker in West Virginia. Nationally Certified Counselor.
Orientation: Integrative; Cognitive Behavior therapy, Experiential modalities and solution-focused frameworks.
Emphasis: Individual, group counseling and couples therapy. Sexual Assault / trauma treatment and resources, diversity with emphasis in LGBT issues and substance abuse.
Phone: 304-293-1377
Email: dbeazley@hsc.wvu.edu
T. Anne Hawkins, Ph.D.
Clinical Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (2005)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Integrates psychodynamic, interpersonal process, experiential and solution-focused frameworks within a developmental context
Emphasis: Individual and group counseling, multicultural issues, LGBT identity, acute and chronic mental illness, crisis intervention and risk assessment.
Other interests/Professional Activities: Supervision, training, and organizational consulting.
Phone: 304-293-2316
Email: tahawkins@mail.wvu.edu
Ian S. Kellems, Ph.D.
Assistant Director/Staff Psychologist
SOAR Lead Instructor, Mountaineer Adventure Programs
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland (2005)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Integrative, with interpersonal and humanistic emphasis.
Emphasis: Supervision and training, positive psychology, individual counseling, group counseling, religious/spiritual issues, Residence Life, LGBTQ issues, military veterans, men's issues, and adverture therapy.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu

Psychiatric Services

Brian Quigley, M.D.
Director of WELLWVU Psychiatry/Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Medicine
Education: M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine (2001)
Licensure Status: Board certified in general psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, active license with the West Virginia Board of Medicine. Suboxone license pending.
Emphasis: Addiction; attention related disorders; integrative psychiatry and depression screening; and forensic psychiatry.
Phone: 304-293-4431

Self-Injury

Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu
Brenda Slaughter, M.S.W.
Case Manager/Clinical Therapist
Education: M.S.W., West Virginia University (2009)
Orientation: Integrative, using psychodynamic framework and applying skills from dialectical behavioral therapy and other solution focused treatments.
Other Interests/Professional Activities: Attachment problems, borderline personality disorder, crisis intervention, self-injurious behaviors.
Phone: 304-293-4431

Sexual Assault

Deborah Beazley, M.S.W.,M.A.
Staff Counselor/Social Worker, Facilitator High Expectations Program
Education: M.A. in Counseling, West Virginia University 1998, M.S.W. in Social Work, West Virginia University 2008
Licensure Status: Licensed Social Worker in West Virginia. Nationally Certified Counselor.
Orientation: Integrative; Cognitive Behavior therapy, Experiential modalities and solution-focused frameworks.
Emphasis: Individual, group counseling and couples therapy. Sexual Assault / trauma treatment and resources, diversity with emphasis in LGBT issues and substance abuse.
Phone: 304-293-1377
Email: dbeazley@hsc.wvu.edu

Spirituality

Edward F. Etzel, Ed.D.
Psychologist, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Professor, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1989); M.A. Sport sciences, West Virginia University; B.S. Biology/Secondary Education, TN Tech University; APA-approved doctoral internship Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist State of West Virginia (1990-2015)
Orientation: Integrative; solution-focused; brief psychodynamic therapy
Emphasis: Counseling college athletes within the intercollegiate athletics culture; college student (athlete) development; life skills; performance psychology; stress management; coping and recovery sport injury; addictive behaviors (alcohol and drug use/testing); dysfunctional eating; ADHD/learning disability screening; spiritual issues
Other Interests/Professional Activities: Ethics and legal issues in psychology/sport and exercise psychology practice; supervision; listed on U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry; Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); Fellow AASP; American Psychological Assn. Division 47 Distinguished Contributor to Education and Training Award recipient (2009); Editor/author of 3 books of counseling and psychological services for college athletes
Phone: 304-293-7062
Email: edward.etzel@mail.wvu.edu
Al Kasprowicz, Ph.D.
Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Pittsburgh (1994)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia and Wisconsin (inactive)
Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral
Emphasis: Individuals, couples, and groups; Faith-based counseling.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Ian S. Kellems, Ph.D.
Assistant Director/Staff Psychologist
SOAR Lead Instructor, Mountaineer Adventure Programs
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland (2005)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Integrative, with interpersonal and humanistic emphasis.
Emphasis: Supervision and training, positive psychology, individual counseling, group counseling, religious/spiritual issues, Residence Life, LGBTQ issues, military veterans, men's issues, and adverture therapy.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu

Stress/Anxiety

Edward F. Etzel, Ed.D.
Psychologist, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Professor, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1989); M.A. Sport sciences, West Virginia University; B.S. Biology/Secondary Education, TN Tech University; APA-approved doctoral internship Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist State of West Virginia (1990-2015)
Orientation: Integrative; solution-focused; brief psychodynamic therapy
Emphasis: Counseling college athletes within the intercollegiate athletics culture; college student (athlete) development; life skills; performance psychology; stress management; coping and recovery sport injury; addictive behaviors (alcohol and drug use/testing); dysfunctional eating; ADHD/learning disability screening; spiritual issues
Other Interests/Professional Activities: Ethics and legal issues in psychology/sport and exercise psychology practice; supervision; listed on U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry; Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); Fellow AASP; American Psychological Assn. Division 47 Distinguished Contributor to Education and Training Award recipient (2009); Editor/author of 3 books of counseling and psychological services for college athletes
Phone: 304-293-7062
Email: edward.etzel@mail.wvu.edu
Marion (Mun) P. Kostka, Ed.D. (Part-time)
Staff Psychologist, National Testing Coordinator
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia (1973)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virgnia
Orientation: Eclectic relationship therapy on a foundation of behavioral techniques.
Emphasis: Stress management, performance anxiety, the use of hypnosis and biofeedback techniques.
Other Interests/Professional Activities: West Virinia Psychological Association, Past President; Coordinator of West Virginia University Annual Hypnosis Workshop; Fraternity faculty advisor at WVU: Board Member of the Morgantown Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center. Active in the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis; APA Division 17; West Virginia Governor's Academy.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu
Tandy McClung
Staff Psychologist, Groups Coordinator
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1988)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia and Florida
Orientation: Integrative with Cognitive Behavioral emphasis
Emphasis: Individual and group counseling; additional training in the area of trauma recovery as well as the effect of childhood sexual abuse on current functioning; CBT based treatment of depression, anxiety, and PTSD; Facilitate Sexual Assault Survivors Group each semester; supervision and training.
Phone: 304-293-4431

Substance Abuse

Deborah Beazley, M.S.W.,M.A.
Staff Counselor/Social Worker, Facilitator High Expectations Program
Education: M.A. in Counseling, West Virginia University 1998, M.S.W. in Social Work, West Virginia University 2008
Licensure Status: Licensed Social Worker in West Virginia. Nationally Certified Counselor.
Orientation: Integrative; Cognitive Behavior therapy, Experiential modalities and solution-focused frameworks.
Emphasis: Individual, group counseling and couples therapy. Sexual Assault / trauma treatment and resources, diversity with emphasis in LGBT issues and substance abuse.
Phone: 304-293-1377
Email: dbeazley@hsc.wvu.edu
John Spraggins, M.S.W.
Senior Program Administrator-Student Assistant Programs
Education: M.S.W. West Virginia University (1977)
Licensure Status: Licensed Certified Social Worker in West Virginia
Orientation: Integrative, Cognitive Behavioral, Adlerian
Emphasis: Addictions specialist, Dual Diagnosis, Bipolar Disorders, Group Psychoeducation
Phone: 304-293-4431
Missy Pforr, M.S.W.
Coordinator of Alcohol Education, Counselor
Education: M.S.W., West Virginia University (1993)
Orientation: Integrative therapy, reality therapy, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention)
Emphasis: Drug and alcohol counseling and education, addictions, psycho-educational groups, alcoholedu programming, college health
Phone: 304-293-4431
Catherine A. Yura, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice-President, WELLWVU: The Students‘Center of Health;
Past Director/Staff Psychologist
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1985)
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist in West Virginia
Orientation: Adlerian, Cognitive-behavioral, Developmental psychology
Emphasis: Individual counseling, couples therapy, eating disorders, career outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention.
Phone: 304-293-4431
Email: cathy.yura@mail.wvu.edu
Edward F. Etzel, Ed.D.
Psychologist, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Professor, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
Education: Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology, West Virginia University (1989); M.A. Sport sciences, West Virginia University; B.S. Biology/Secondary Education, TN Tech University; APA-approved doctoral internship Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services
Licensure Status: Licensed Psychologist State of West Virginia (1990-2015)
Orientation: Integrative; solution-focused; brief psychodynamic therapy
Emphasis: Counseling college athletes within the intercollegiate athletics culture; college student (athlete) development; life skills; performance psychology; stress management; coping and recovery sport injury; addictive behaviors (alcohol and drug use/testing); dysfunctional eating; ADHD/learning disability screening; spiritual issues
Other Interests/Professional Activities: Ethics and legal issues in psychology/sport and exercise psychology practice; supervision; listed on U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry; Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); Fellow AASP; American Psychological Assn. Division 47 Distinguished Contributor to Education and Training Award recipient (2009); Editor/author of 3 books of counseling and psychological services for college athletes
Phone: 304-293-7062
Email: edward.etzel@mail.wvu.edu

Test Anxiety

Full Staff