Regional Behavioral Health

Regional Behavioral Health

Family Health & Wellness, GRMC’s Regional Behavioral Health Center

 69 Wolf Acres, Oakland, MD 21550


GRMC’s regional behavioral health center, Family Health & Wellness Services, provides comprehensive behavioral health counseling and addictions treatment.  The center will offer these services for people throughout GRMC’s three-state, eight-county service area. Provided in conjunction with the WVU Medicine Department of Behavioral Health & Psychiatry, the staff at the center includes a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Masters Level Addiction Counselors, Masters Level Social Worker and a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Patients seeking services at the center receive primary care health screenings, such as blood pressure and body mass index checks, in addition to counseling care. By integrating primary care screenings with comprehensive behavioral health services, Health & Wellness of GRMC seeks to ensure that people struggling with behavioral health issues also have access to the primary care services that can help them lead healthier lives. This holistic approach to care reflects Garrett Regional Medical Center’s mission of striving to treat each patient like family.

Walk-in clients are welcome for nonestablished patients; sessions with individual counselors also available by appointment.

Phone: 301-533-2190


Family Health & Wellness Services Staff:

Lisa Lewis is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Lisa graduated from George Mason University with her BA in 2008 and from Liberty University with her Master’s in Professional Counseling in 2013. She has been providing mental health services for over five years in both the non-profit and private practice sectors. The primary focus of Lisa’s practice is on trauma resolution.

Abbey Patterson is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). Abbey graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 2015 with her AA in Human Services and from Frostburg State University in 2016 with her Bachelors in Social Work. In 2018 Abbey received her Master’s in Social Work from Salisbury University. Throughout her career Abbey has provided services for adults, adolescents, and children using a holistic strength based perspective to meet the needs of the clients.

Kelly Rock is a Registered Nurse Practitioner (DNP, PMHNP-BC). Kelly earned a Diploma of Nursing from Mercy Hospital School in Nursing in 1995, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2003, a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006, a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Carlow University in 2010, and a post-master’s certificate in child/adolescent psychiatry/mental health from Vanderbilt University in 2016. She specializes in psychiatric diagnostic reasoning and medication management of psychiatric disorders in the community mental health setting.

Dr. Lisa Ryan is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PsyD). Lisa graduated from Marshall University, in Huntington, WV, where she was born and raised, with her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, in 2011. A proud lifelong resident of WV, she is dedicated to serving residents of rural areas and is excited to have expanded her services to the beautiful state of Maryland. She has practiced in inpatient mental health and enjoyed time as an assistant professor teaching medical students, but her passion is in outpatient community mental health. She utilizes a person-centered approach and techniques from several theoretical backgrounds to treat a wide array of emotional concerns and believes that each person is doing the best he or she can with the resources he or she has and that psychotherapy can be an additional resource to help that person live to his or her highest potential. Lisa provides services for individuals aged 15 and older. When she is not in the office, Lisa enjoys living on the family farm, spending time with her family and animals.

Melissa Cussins LCSW-C