Counselor Christopher Surber Joins Valley Health – Coal Grove
May 7, 2018
Based at Valley Health’s Coal Grove health center, Surber provides initial screenings and assessment of patients with mental health issues. He provides outpatient individual and family therapy that supports other health services prescribed to patients.
Valley Health – Coal Grove is located at 205 Marion Pike, Coal Grove, Ohio. In addition to behavioral health, the health center offers family medicine, Ob/Gyn and pediatric services to members of the community. The practice is accepting patients and appointments may be made by calling (740) 532-1188.
Surber is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School of Charleston, W.Va. He attained a Regents Bachelor of Arts degree from Marshall University in 1997, and went on to earn a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling degree in 2000 from Marshall.
Surber most recently served as a therapist at the Barboursville School Psychiatric Residential Treatment facility in Barboursville, W.Va., a position he held from 2012. Prior to that, he was a therapist on the Child and Adolescent Units at River Park Hospital. Surber spent many years (1998 to 2011) working as a therapist, supervisor and program director for the KVC child welfare and behavioral health organization.
Surber brings a long history of serving as a principled patient advocate and assessing and treating trauma with a variety of theories and approaches.