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Faculty

Psychological and Behavioral Services:

Clinical Director: Jessica Luzier, Ph.D.
Jessica Luzier, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the WVU School of Medicine, Charleston Division. She is a board certified clinical psychologist who serves as the Clinical Director of the WVU Disordered Eating Center of Charleston (DECC). She is also involved in the WVU Dialectical Behavioral Therapy team. She attended Ohio University for her graduate training, and received her predoctoral internship training at WVUSOM in Charleston. Dr. Luzier specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, suicidal teens, mood and anxiety, and individuals with self-injurious behavior.

Other therapy providers:
John C Linton, Ph.D., ABPP
Patrick Kerr, Ph.D.
Rachel Dash, LISW
Predoctoral Psychology Interns


Medical Services:

A full range of medical services are available through the CAMC Family Medicine Center, located right next door to the WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry. Please call 304-388-1030 for more information.


Psychiatric Services:

Jessica Talley, M.D.
Ryan Cook, M. D. 
Hani Nahza, M.D. *psychiatric and medical consultant to the team* 


Nutritional Services:

Dietitian: Whitney Carney, MS, RD, LD

Whitney Carney is a board certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who serves as the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist of the WVU Disordered Eating Center of Charleston (DECC). She is also involved in weight management as the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for the PEIA program at IFITT24. She attended Marshall University for her undergraduate and graduate training, and received her Dietetic Internship training at Marshall University. She also completed a Sports Nutrition Internship at the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Whitney enjoys treating eating disorders via a non-diet approach, utilizing intuitive eating, and loves helping others achieve a better relationship with food.