Centra Piedmont Psychiatric Center

barker-cowling-contrastCentra Medical Group Piedmont Psychiatric Center is a psychiatric outpatient practice offering a full spectrum of mental health providers and services. The diverse expertise of our staff allows us to treat all aspects of a patient's condition, from the biological to the emotional, cognitive and spiritual manifestations. We serve people of all ages, from children 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.

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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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How To Access Services

For appointments or referrals, call 434.200.5999 or toll-free 888.528.5999. For additional information, contact Heather Deford, office manager, at the above number or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Our office is located at 3300 Rivermont Avenue in Lynchburg, adjacent to Virginia Baptist Hospital. For more about Centra Medical Group, click here.


Comprehensive Clinical Services

  • Assessments and consultations
  • Psychiatric diagnostic evaluations
  • Psychological testing
  • Psychotherapy
  • Medication management
  • Individual, group and family psychotherapy
  • Couples and sex therapies
  • Anger and anxiety management
  • Depression, anxiety and bipolar therapy
  • Abuse/trauma counseling
  • Attachment therapy
  • Neurofeedback
  • New: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for depression
    • A non-medication FDA approved procedure that utilizes magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain
    • Consists of outpatient treatment sessions that do not require anesthesia
    • Recommended when other depression treatments have not been successful
    • Requires a series of sessions to be effective
    • Minimal or no side effects
    • Can return to typical activities immediately after each session

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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.

Our Treatment Team

Our team of experienced clinicians consists of board certified general/adult, geriatric, and child/adolescent psychiatrists, licensed clincial psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and physican assistants and nurses.

General/Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrists

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