FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
Contact: Sheanna Spence, Assistant Director, Alumni Affairs and Community Relations, School of Medicine, 304-691-1639
“The addition of two new faculty members to our department will help meet a tremendous need amidst the continued growth of our psychiatry residency program and an increase in patient visits,” said Suzanne Holroyd, M.D., chair of the department of psychiatry and behavioral medicine. “Drs. Caudill and Nieuwenhuizen bring an amount of expertise and training needed to help treat our patient population.”
Allissa Caudill, Psy.D., a licensed child and adolescent psychologist, has been appointed an assistant professor of psychiatry. Caudill’s areas of interests include grief and trauma therapy, treatment of self-injury, working with juvenile delinquent populations, psychological/intellectual assessment, behavior disorders and treating underserved populations.
Caudill earned her Doctor of Psychology from Marshall University and completed an American Psychological Association-accredited internship with Terry Children’s Psychiatric Center in New Castle, Delaware. Caudill most recently practiced at Pathways Inc. in Ashland, Kentucky. She has also worked as a psychologist for the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice and as treatment director for Morehead Youth Development Center.
Marelise Nieuwenhuizen, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist, has also joined the department as an assistant professor of psychiatry. Nieuwenhuizen’s areas of interests include acute and chronic patient care, addiction treatment, electroconvulsive therapy, psychotherapy and treatment of personality disorders.
Nieuwenhuizen earned her medical degree from the University of Stellenbosch in Stellenbosch, South Africa, where she also completed a Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in medical biochemistry. She completed her psychiatry residency with the West Virginia University School of Medicine-Charleston Division.
Caudill and Nieuwenhuizen are accepting new patients and referrals at Marshall Psychiatry, an outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital, located at 1115 20th St., Suite 205, in the 20th Street Professional Building. For appointments, please call 304-691-1500.
Date Posted: Tuesday, November 08, 2016