Dr Shelly Cardi, PhD is a native West Virginian, who received her BA in Psychology from West Virginia University, MA in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City, and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kentucky. She completed her internship at WVU’s Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services. Dr. Cardi joined PSIMED in 2017.
As a licensed psychologist, Dr Cardi has experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples struggling with a variety of concerns. Her goal is to accept you where you are and create an open, collaborative relationship in which you feel respected, secure, and able to consider new perspectives. Her conversation style is warm and gentle, while also honest and direct. Dr Cardi uses a diverse range of therapeutic approaches to help people gain insight, explore and express their feelings, heal from traumatic experiences, and regain emotional balance. Therapy may also help you to pursue meaningful life goals, improve communication and coping skills, build self-esteem, and increase relationship satisfaction. Her special interests include Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, grief, trauma, with unresolved emotional pain, and relationship problems. Dr Cardi also provides psychological testing children, adolescents, and adults for a range of issues including ADHD and learning disabilities. She also has expertise in ADHD coaching and academic counseling for students of all ages. Consulting services and presentations or group workshops on a variety of topics are also available upon request.
Shelly Cardi, PhD
My educational background includes a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Marshall University in 2004. I completed a Master’s Thesis/Dissertation on the Impact of ADHD on Family Functioning. My thesis proved the negative impact of ADHD on families and how it can create family stressors. I also have a Master of Public Administration with specialization in Health Care Administration from West Virginia University in 2010. I have a BS in Psychology from Fairmont State University. I am a Provisionally Licensed Counselor in the state of West Virginia. I am a professional member of the National Association of Forensic Counselor’s. I am clinically certified to treat Sex Offender’s, additionally, I am certified as a Master’s Addiction Counselor. My interests include helping clients, who include children, adults, and families so as to find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, and whole. I know that no single approach is the right one for every individual. I am trained in a broad range of modalities including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Gestalt Therapy. Before joining PSIMED in May of 2018, I was the Assessment Specialist at Elkins Mountain School. I conducted intake assessments and I provided individual counseling. Currently at PSIMED, I provide individual and group counseling as well as providing individual and group therapy services to the Juvenile Drug Court of Monongalia County
MA, MPA, MAC, CCSOTS
John graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work in 1975 and a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 1977. He is a Licensed Certified Social Worker. His professional interest include work with adolescents, adults, and couples. He specializes in treating substance abuse disorders, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. John is a generalist practitioner, and draws from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each individual. As a therapist, he is warm, open, encouraging, combining experiences, education, and a sense of humor with a down to earth approach to counseling.
Mr. Spraggins over 41 years of experience as a Social Worker. Prior to joining PSIMED Inc in 2017, he served over 21 years as a Senior Program Administrator/Counselor at the Carruth Center at West Virginia University. He has worked in a variety of settings over the years providing counseling services: inpatient programs; in Employee Assistance; outpatient services; volunteer and board member of Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center; school social worker; currently co-facilitator of a support group at Suncrest United Methodist Church.
John K. Spraggins
Bob Musick, LCSW, MSW graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree of Social Work. Bob is a Licensed Social Worker with an extensive background in Suicide Prevention. Bob has 46 years of experience in many areas of Behavioral Health and as CEO of West Virginia’s Council for the Prevention of Suicide. Bob has directed many different programs while working with Valley Comprehensive Mental Health Center including counseling, crisis services, work with police departments, jail counseling, and teaching a class at the West Virginia State Police Academy.
Bob has also been an Adjunct Clinical Instructor with WVU School of Social Work for many years teaching a number of different courses.
Bob is currently the Chair of The State Advisory Group with the Division of Juvenile Community Services in Charleston.
Bob is currently the Director of PSIMED’s Morgantown Office.
Sheena Dohar, MD
Dr. Sheena Dohar, MD grew up in Youngstown, Ohio. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology and then found her way to West Virginia for medical school at the WVU School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Chestnut Ridge Hospital Ruby Memorial where she served as a chief resident and received honors for her rotations in neurology and for her outpatient clinic work. She received the Brandon K. Fuller Award for Physician Empathy in 2017. She joined PSIMED in 2018.
Dr. Dohar works with adults struggling with a variety of mental health ailments with specific interests in depression and anxiety disorders as well as addiction treatment. Her goals include helping people feel comfortable seeking treatment as well as promoting an understanding of the purpose and reasoning behind the use of various medications to treat psychiatric disorders. Dr. Dohar appreciates and values working with therapists within the PSIMED practice and in the community in an collaborative effort to promote wellness. She strives to build strong therapeutic relationships with the people that she sees in her practice. Her passions include working in the community at large to encourage a better understanding of mental health disorders and to promote suicide awareness and prevention.