Highland-Clarksburg Hospital awarded Hospital
Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Highland-Clarksburg Hospital (HCHI) is a private, non-profit hospital that is dedicated to providing the best care for persons with mental disorders. It has established an integrated system of high quality behavioral health services, including mental health treatment services for children, adolescents,’ adults and forensic patients. HCHI is relatively new as a psychiatric facility that began taking patients in August 2013. It was formerly the site of United Hospital Center, primarily a medical hospital, whose location is within the heart of the mountain state of West Virginia. Highland-Clarksburg Hospital continues to grow and expand clinical programs and community initiatives every year.

Utilizing a new and modern mental health care facility, with unique psychiatric hospital construction upgrades and installation of new, cutting edge, security measures, Highland-Clarksburg Hospital has developed a state-of-the-art mental health facility as its clinical core for treatment, education and service activities. Please visit the various links on the website and learn about the valuable role Highland-Clarksburg Hospital plays in supporting the needs of it’s patients and the community. HCHI‘s goal is to provide quality comprehensive psychiatric services that encourage maximum patient independence, and movement towards community reintegration within an environment that is safe and caring.

Highland-Clarksburg Hospital is poised to move forward and continue to be a leader in psychiatry both in North Central West Virginia and regionally — having already treated patients from surrounding states. It is through the efforts of the clinical staff that HCHI continues to grow and flourish, despite the difficult environment in which the practice of psychiatry exists.


Highland-Clarksburg Hospital strives to provide the highest quality mental and behavioral health care services to children, adolescents, and adults through positive, supportive, and caring programs within a safe environment.

We demonstrate our “Promise of Excellence” through:

Leadership: We excel with individual and business integrity with the spirit that nothing is impossible.

Learning: We are a caring hospital helping one another grow.

Responsibility: We serve as a catalyst for positive change at HCHI and beyond.

Safety: We endorse and practice safety first for the patients we serve, our colleagues and ourselves.

Innovation: We challenge ourselves to look for new and better ways to deliver our expertise through creative thinking.

Respect: We embrace each other’s differences so that we may enrich the well-being of everyone.

We consistently strive to identify and work with an individual’s needs, resulting in the improvement of their behavioral and mental health in order to enhance their overall well-being. We will continue to grow and nurture our programs to become a local, state, regional, and national leader in the delivery of behavioral and mental health care services of excellence. At Highland-Clarksburg Hospital, we put our hearts into healing minds.


Highland-Clarksburg Hospital’s mission is to provide quality behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and adults in a caring environment.


Highland-Clarksburg Hospital will be the premier provider of quality behavioral health care services and improve the total well-being of individuals and families through investment in our employees, patients and communities.


Quality Care, Patient-Centered Environment, Ethical Treatment of All, Innovation, Fiscal Responsibility, Total Well-Being, Investment in Our People, Visibility.


To improve the health of the people we serve.


Medical Staff

Dr. Toni Goodykoontz, MD

Dr. Caitlin Corbitt, MD

Jordan Gwinn, APRN

Shanna Akers, APRN

Nancy Allen, APRN



Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner