Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker joins SCARH Hospital


Hinton, WV - Summers County Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital Rural Health Clinic announces the newest member of their healthcare team, Michael G. Anderson, LICSW. Anderson will be offering behavioral health therapy services on an individual and group level to assist concerns including, but not limited to; Depression, Anxiety, Grief, PTSD and Addiction.                                                       

A native of West Virginia, Anderson is a graduate of Marshall and West Virginia University. He is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and has provided services at several locations throughout the mountain state within the public and private sector.

According to Anderson, “The ARH Rural Health Clinic is promoting integrated health on a vertical model, which means that we want to provide wrap around services to treat both body and mind within our location. Behavioral health is the newest component of what we are achieving and this will only strengthen our community.

He continues, “We are working toward providing new and beneficial services to our people each day. This will assist in breaking the stigma of visiting a clinic specific to behavioral health when clients may be searching for options.

“We hope to assist in making sure that behavioral health services don’t go unchecked, which could be detrimental to overall well-being. The behavioral health component will also play a great role in supporting those who are making or having to make changes in their life whether medical or behavior.”

 ARH Clinic is aiming to maximize the health of its client base.

Anderson will be providing services for adults and will assess youth therapy sessions on a case-by-case basis. He is now accepting new clients. Call 304-466-2918 today for an appointment.


About Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Appalachian Regional Healthcare is a not-for-profit health system currently operating 11 hospitals in Barbourville, Hazard, Harlan, Hyden, McDowell, Middlesboro, West Liberty, Whitesburg and South Williamson in Kentucky and Beckley and Hinton in West Virginia, as well as multi-specialty physician practices, home health agencies, home medical equipment stores and retail pharmacies. ARH employs nearly 5,000 people with an annual payroll and benefits of $330 million generated into our local economies. ARH also has a network of more than 600 active and courtesy medical staff members. ARH is the largest provider of care and single largest employer in southeastern Kentucky and the third largest private employer in southern West Virginia, and is consistently recognized for its medical excellence.

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