Our Clinical Staff

LANCASTER


Our newly remodeled Lancaster office currently accepts clients Mon-Thur. The four therapists listed below work in both Lancaster and Pickerington. You may call to see their specific schedules for each office to see which works best for you.

William Hargett, MA, LPCC-S

Prime Behavioral Health Lancaster Clinical Staff Member William Hargett, MA, LPCC-SWilliam Hargett, LPCC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who has maintained a private practice in Fairfield County since 1991. He has clinical experience in a variety of settings: inpatient and outpatient centers, community based mental health, and private practice.

Mr. Hargett has extensive clinical experience working with families, children and adolescents. His areas of expertise include behavioral and developmental disorders, anger/temper outbursts, ADD/ADHD, social skills, anxiety and depressive disorders. In addition, he provides therapy to adults who are experiencing mood disorders, unresolved grief, relational and marital problems, and stress due to family or work related issues. Mr. Hargett has been involved in leadership at both state and local levels. He has served as the past Crisis Coordinator for Fairfield County Emergency Services, and the Vice President and President of the Ohio Crisis Network.

T. Ryan Snyder, MA, PCC

Prime Behavioral Health Lancaster Clinical Staff Member T. Ryan Snyder, MA, PCCT. Ryan Snyder, LPCC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. He has also completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He has been working since 2008 in a juvenile justice setting with adolescents and families. Ryan’s scope of focus includes helping individuals with depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues, and anger management, as well as working with families and couples.

Terra Tadlock-Smith, MA, LPCC-S

terrabwTerra Tadlock-Smith, MA, LPCC-S is a licensed professional clinical counselor with a masters degree in clinical counseling from The Ohio State University. Her previous experience includes working with adults dealing with job loss issues. She also has worked with adolescents who were dealing with a range of mental health issues including ADHD, anxiety, trauma, ODD and mood disorders.

Terra often utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy approach. Terra specializes in working with mood disorders, anxiety disorders and career counseling.

Shirley Verhey, MEd, LPCC-S

Prime Behavioral Health Lancaster Clinical Staff Member Shirley Verhey, MEd, LPCC-SShirley K. Verhey, LPCC-S, is a licensed professional clinical counselor who completed her Masters from Ohio University. She has 20 years of experience in community mental health and private practice. Shirley has also worked on the Crisis Hotline and in Christian counseling.

She is a Level II EMDR therapist specializing in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Shirley also has clinical experience working with anxiety and mood disorders, grief and loss, women and relationship issues in adolescents, adults, couples and families to bring mental and emotional health.

PICKERINGTON


Our beautiful Pickerington office sits directly behind the Pickerington Medical Complex and Pharmacy. All eight of our clinicians practice in this office, and you may call to get their specific schedules.

Erin Bryant, MSW, LISW

Prime Behavioral Health Pickerington Clinical Staff Member Erin Bryant, MSW, LISWErin Bryant, LISW, is a Licensed Independent Social Worker, completing her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Miami University and her graduate degree from The Ohio State University. In 2007, she began her clinical experience in a mental health setting working with children, adolescents, and families.

Erin has experience working in the community setting as well as assisting families with school related problems. Erin often utilizes a cognitive-behavioral approach. She has a particular interest in empowering individuals and helping them cope with life’s difficulties. Erin specializes in anxiety disorders, PTSD, disruptive behaviors, mood disorders, depressive disorders, ADHD, and anger management.

William Hargett, MA, LPCC-S

Prime Behavioral Health Pickerington Clinical Staff Member William Hargett, MA, LPCC-SWilliam Hargett, LPCC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who has maintained a private practice in Fairfield County since 1991. He has clinical experience in a variety of settings: inpatient and outpatient centers, community based mental health, and private practice.

Mr. Hargett has extensive clinical experience working with families, children and adolescents. His areas of expertise include behavioral and developmental disorders, anger/temper outbursts, ADD/ADHD, social skills, anxiety and depressive disorders. In addition, he provides therapy to adults who are experiencing mood disorders, unresolved grief, relational and marital problems, and stress due to family or work related issues. Mr. Hargett has been involved in leadership at both state and local levels. He has served as the past Crisis Coordinator for Fairfield County Emergency Services, and the Vice President and President of the Ohio Crisis Network.

Wendy Shackleford, EdD, PCC-S, CCMHC

Prime Behavioral Health Pickerington Clinical Staff Member Wendy Shackleford, EdD, PCC-S, CCMHCWendy K. Shackleford, Ed.D., LPCC-Sup, is an independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision designation. Dr. Shackleford earned her Doctorate in Counseling Psychology with Counselor Education and Supervision concentration from Argosy University; and, her Master’s Degree in Social Agency Counseling from the University of Dayton.

Dr. Shackleford has experience working with children, youth, adults, couples, and families in the home, school, correctional facility, and office settings. Dr. Shackleford has experience working with such Mental Health concerns as: ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Domestic Violence, Gay/Lesbian/Transgender Concerns, Mood Disorders, and Personality Disorders utilizing a client centered approach to her treatment.

T. Ryan Snyder, MA, PCC

Prime Behavioral Health Pickerington Clinical Staff Member T. Ryan Snyder, MA, PCCT. Ryan Snyder, LPCC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. He has also completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He has been working since 2008 in a juvenile justice setting with adolescents and families. Ryan’s scope of focus includes helping individuals with depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues, and anger management, as well as working with families and couples.

Terra Tadlock-Smith, MA, LPCC-S

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Terra Tadlock-Smith, MA, LPCC-S is a licensed professional clinical counselor with a masters degree in clinical counseling from The Ohio State University. Her previous experience includes working with adults dealing with job loss issues. She also has worked with adolescents who were dealing with a range of mental health issues including ADHD, anxiety, trauma, ODD and mood disorders.

Terra often utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy approach. Terra specializes in working with mood disorders, anxiety disorders and career counseling.

Shirley Verhey, MEd, LPCC-S

Prime Behavioral Health Pickerington Clinical Staff Member Shirley Verhey, MEd, LPCC-SShirley K. Verhey, LPCC-S, is a licensed professional clinical counselor who completed her Masters from Ohio University. She has 20 years of experience in community mental health and private practice. Shirley has also worked on the Crisis Hotline and in Christian counseling.

She is a Level II EMDR therapist specializing in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Shirley also has clinical experience working with anxiety and mood disorders, grief and loss, women and relationship issues in adolescents, adults, couples and families to bring mental and emotional health.

Megan Yaraschuk, MEd, PCC

Prime Behavioral Health Pickerington Clinical Staff Member Megan Yaraschuk, MEd, PCCMegan Yaraschuk, PCC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Masters degree in Community Counseling from the University of Dayton. She has been working with children, adolescents, and adults in the mental health setting since 2008.

Megan has experience working in the office setting, as well as in the community and in the schools. She has a particular interest in working with trauma victims. Megan primarily utilizes a cognitive behavioral approach and also enjoys using art to help facilitate change. She has experience addressing a wide range of problems including PTSD, ADD/ADHD, anxiety disorders, grief, mood disorders, depressive disorders, anger management, and disruptive behaviors.

Bernadette Zoppetti, MA, PCC

Prime Behavioral Health Pickerington Clinical Staff Member Bernadette Zoppetti, MA, PCCBernadette Zoppetti, LPCC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Master’s degree in Psychology and Counseling from Goddard College in Vermont. She received her Ohio licensure from the University of Dayton in 2006 and has been working since 2007 helping children, adolescents, adults, families and couples achieve emotional wellness. She is currently helping individuals with depression, past traumas, anxiety, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem and confidence, issues of grief and loss and managing symptoms of AD/HD. Her work has extended from the school setting to the community and office.

Bernadette’s post graduate work includes training at the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio. In addition, she is an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapist who is able to help people who have experienced past trauma, as well as anxiety disorders, phobias, grief and depressive disorders. EMDR also helps with overcoming disturbing memories.

Past volunteer work includes time spent as a Hospice volunteer (NY and IN) and at a shelter for abused women and children (PA).