We believe that collaboration with parents (or caregivers) is essential to each individual’s overall development and future success. The Hughes Center utilizes a multi-disciplinary team approach in conjunction with family partners to provide comprehensive evaluations and evidence-based treatment interventions that build upon the strengths and abilities of the individuals we serve within a secure campus setting.
Our team of dedicated professionals includes board-certified psychiatrists, licensed therapists, registered nurses, licensed special education instructors and highly-trained mental health counselors.
Michael S. Triggs, Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Buchanan, Chief Operations Officer / Patient Advocate
Dr. Martin Ringstaff, Educational Director
Dr. Terrence Bethea, Medical Director
Pamela Durham, Director of Nursing
Scottie Gilbert, Director of Business Development
Mike Owen, Director of Plant Operations
Earnest N. Williams, Director of Program Operations
Cindy Pruitt Rhodes, Clinical Director
Lori Thurman, Business Office Director
Nikki Craft-Jones, Director of Admissions
Bradley Fussell, Director of Risk Management / Quality Improvement
Angela Snow, Business Office Manager
The Hughes Center’s professional staff are here to help. Call 434-836-8500 for a no-cost, confidential assessment Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.