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Outpatient Services

Daviess Community Hospital's Behavioral Health Service provides intensive, structured outpatient services for those that can benefit from therapeutic services. Our multi-disciplinary treatment team provides assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of behavioral disorders in an environment that fosters positive change. Possible activities for the patient could include individual counseling, medication management, group therapy, family therapy and behavior management.

Outpatient Phone: 812-254-8634
Fax Number: 812-254-8629

Tristan HattanTristan Hattan, PMHNP-BC has been a nurse for over 11 years, specializing in behavioral health. She focuses on: Medication Management, Nursing Home Therapy and Outpatient Therapy. Anyone may make a referral to the DCH Behavioral Health Services.

No referral needed, call 812-254-8634.

Sherri MathiesSherri Mathies, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She has a background in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry.

She provides medical management for ages 6 through adult. She has experience in childhood and adolescent ADHD, depression, and anxiety.

No referral needed, call 812-254-8634.

Jan Watkins, LSW, MSW, began her career in behavioral health in 1997. She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana State University and began working for a community mental health system. Jan later earned her Masters of Social Work degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and joined the behavioral health team at Daviess Community Hospital's Transitions Outpatient Behavioral Health Services in 2021. Jan sees clients aged 18 and older and applies a range of therapeutic interventions, including methods of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT).

No referral needed, call 812-254-8634.

Adolescent Therapy (up to 18)

Having a child who is going through a tough time with their mental health can be difficult. Many parents wonder what is going on and try to fix the problem themselves. What's going on with your child may not have anything to do with you, but you can take steps to help them out.

Leah VanWinkle, LMHC, LPCC, graduated with a bachelors of Social Science from the University of Southern Indiana and obtained her masters in Counseling and Human Development. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Kentucky and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana.

Leah is very passionate about working with clients experiencing a wide range of mental health issues including: grief, depression, anxiety, trauma, thoughts of suicide, emotional difficulties, family concerns, and self-esteem issues. Leah has experience utilizing various therapeutic techniques and strives to tailor the experience to fit and meet the needs of each individual client.

Leah has over a decade of experience in the substance abuse field and experience in treating behavioral and emotional disorders, clients who struggle with anger management, and relationship difficulties.

Leah also believes in helping each client feel comfortable and supported throughout the therapeutic process. Leah keeps a positive perspective by focusing on one day at a time and seeing each day as a new opportunity.

No referral needed, call 812-254-8634.

Inpatient Behavioral Unit – Geriatric Care (55+)

Transitions specializes in mental health care and services for geriatric patients. Both inpatient and outpatient services are provided under the direction of a full time psychiatrist. Our treatment team is well established in the therapeutic community and offers patients a host of resources that may be beneficial for treatment. We provide patients with a compassionate, nonjudgmental ear— the sharing of your experiences with others can be a tremendous source of relief and aid in your overall recovery.

This program involves several daily scheduled activities, some or all of which you may be asked to participate in. Services are provided by a team of highly qualified professionals, including a physician, nurses, mental health techs, and therapists.

While in the program, we ask that you attend all prescribed activities/groups on a regular basis. In addition, we ask that you participate in the program by interacting with your peers in a helpful manner and maintaining a clean, neat and safe unit environment.

Our staff:
  • Dr. Mohamed Abdelhameed (Dr. Roman)
    Medical Director
    Board Certified in Psychiatry, Neurology and Geriatric Medicine
  • Dr. Linda Y. Callaghan
    Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology Medicine
  • Program Director
    Jana Sherar, LCSW
  • Inpatient Nurse Manager
    Lindsey Fuhs, RN
  • Nurse Practitioners
    Tristan Hatton, PMHNP-BC
    Sherri Mathies, PMHNP-BC
  • Other Providers
    Joyce Cox, LSW
    Jan Watkins, MSW/LSW
    Karen Zehr-Miller, LCSW
    Daniel Sherar, LCSW
    Leah VanWinkle, LMHC, LPCC
  • Intake Coordinator
    Becky Wininger, RN
  • Outpatient Clinic Staff
    Debbie Tuell, LPN
    Robyn Cox
    Mary Lou Austin
Visiting Hours


  • 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
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