The ARCW team of behavioral health care specialists is here to provide you with the high quality mental health care and wellness services you need to achieve HIV treatment success. If you have HIV and would like to schedule an appointment with any one of them, please click on the Make an Appointment links on this page.
Kevin Roeder, PhD, MSW, LCSW is the Director of the ARCW Behavioral Health and Wellness Clinic and has decades of noted HIV/AIDS related contributions in the form of acknowledged scholarship and awarded service in both professional and volunteer capacities.
With over 27 years of experience and leadership in the healthcare and human service environments, Kevin has successfully held a wide range of administrative, direct practice and academic positions and has for the last 7 years, developed a results driven record of leading and supervising the behavioral health operations at ARCW.
His commitment to assisting and serving those most vulnerable and oppressed has led to life-long work in the HIV field.
Cathy recently joined the Behavioral Health and Wellness Clinic, having over 16 years of experience in the AODA and mental health fields. Her beliefs in wanting to provide affordable care to those in need was what brought her to work at ARCW.
Pam has worked at ARCW for the past 9 years, specifically in our alcohol and drug treatment program. She works in the HIV field because of her dedication to providing strengths-based services to the drug using population, living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Brian has worked at ARCW for since 2003, and since 2006 as the Behavioral Health Case Manager. He works in the HIV field because he believes that behavioral health is such a needed service and because he wants to be a part of the solution to the epidemic.
Mary has worked at ARCW for the past 15 years and in the position of psychotherapist for the past 8 years. She works in the HIV field because the stigma associated with this disease is still very much alive and impacts patients and clients every day, even as much as it did in the early days of this epidemic.
Asma has worked as a psychiatrist for the past 12 years. She works in the HIV field because of her commitment to providing high quality psychiatric services to the HIV specific population. She finds this both rewarding and challenging.
As a clinical psychologist, Angelique serves as the Associate Director and Clinical Supervisor of the Behavioral Health and Wellness Clinic and has done so for the past four years. She has worked in the helping professions for the past 13 years. She works in the HIV field because of her interest in working with under-served and under-represented populations, such as those living with HIV/AIDS.
Crystal has worked as a phychotherapist since 2003 and and ARCW for the past 8 years. She has been involved in the HIV community since high school. Crystal works in the HIV field because she believes mental health care is essential to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Lisa has worked in the helping professions for the past 27 years, serving as a psychotherapist for much of this time. She has been providing psychotherapy care at ARCW for the past 4 years. She works in the HIV field because of her commitment to providing quality services with a level of awareness and knowledge of the virus and has a passion for serving persons living with HIV.
Traci has worked for the past 7 years as a mental health and substance abuse counselor and recently re-joined ARCW having worked here 12 years ago in the Prevention Department. The agency’s holistic approach to care is what brought her back. “I’m grateful to return to ARCW in a new role providing mental health counseling to a population that is much underserved.”
Mike has worked in the HIV/AIDS field for the past 20 years, serving as a psychotherapist at ARCW for the past 10 years. He works in the HIV field because early in the epidemic, a close friend tested HIV-positive. Soon thereafter, other friends tested positive. He made a commitment to honor their courage and to dedicate himself to advocacy efforts and providing care to those living with HIV.
Johnnie has over twenty four years of experience working with dual-diagnosed individuals and those with “co-occurring disorders.” He works at ARCW because he can integrate mental health and substance use/abuse care with HIV prevention messages to more fully assist the individuals we serve.
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