Centra Piedmont Psychiatric Center

barker-cowling-contrastCentra Piedmont Psychiatric Center is a multidisciplinary psychiatric outpatient practice offering a full spectrum of mental health services. The diverse expertise of our staff allows us to treat all aspects of a patient's problem, from the biological to the emotional, cognitive and spiritual manifestations. We serve people of all ages, from infants to senior citizens, both as individuals and as members of their families.

Hours of Operation, Location and Contact Information

Established in 1995, Centra Piedmont Psychiatric Center is located at Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital and is part of a broad range of mental health services offered by the hospital. Our hours of operation are Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

PPC brochure lgCentra Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
434.200.5999 or 888.528.5999
Fax: 434.200.5993

For driving directions, click here and follow directions to Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital.

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Comprehensive Clinical Services

  • Assessments and consultations
  • Psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and consultations
  • Psychological testings

doctor patient 01Treatment Interventions

  • Individual, group and family psychotherapies
  • Couples and sex therapies
  • Anger and anxiety management
  • Depression, anxiety and bipolar therapies
  • Abuse/trauma counseling
  • Medication treatment

Who Can Refer?

  • Any adult for self or for family members
  • Physicians
  • Clergy members
  • School personnel
  • Employers
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Public service agencies


How To Access Services

For appointments and referrals, please call 434.200.5999 or toll free 888.528.5999. For additional information, please contact Heather Deford, Office Manager, by phone or by email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Centra Piedmont Psychiatric Center is located adjacent to Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital.

Click on names below for photos and professional credentials of our dedicated mental health clinicians.

General/Adult Psychiatrists

Michael E. Judd, MD, Medical Director Peter Betz, MD
Charlotte Hagan, MD James Gallagher, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

Kara Mayer Rooney, MD  Jitendra Annapareddy, MD
Lakshman Gandham, MD  Namita Dhiman, MD

Clinical Psychologists

Miranda Breit, PhD Stacey C. Felmlee, PhD
Gary Sibcy, PhD Frank Selden, PhD