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Our Staff

Our mental health professionals are committed to helping you reach the highest quality of life.

Joyce Spurgeon, MD
Dr. Joyce Spurgeon is a board certified psychiatrist who works with adult patients. She completed her undergraduate education at Georgetown College where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Louisville specializing in Psychiatry. She is Board Certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Spurgeon has been on the medical staff since 2015.


Aaron Banister, PhD

Dr. Aaron W. Banister is a  Licensed Counseling Psychologist that specializes in anxiety based disorders, depressive disorders, psychological adjustment to chronic illness, the cross-section of emotional health and spirituality, and formal assessment of cognitive abilities, personality, and potential for compliance with medical treatment in adult clients. Dr. Banister utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach that incorporates Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, positive psychology, and mindfulness.

Dr. Banister received his undergraduate degree at Johnson University with a bachelor of arts in Biblical Study. He completed his PhD in Counseling Psychology at the University of Louisville and his residency at the University of Notre Dame.


Sherry West, NP

Sherry West has been with Schneck Medical Center since 2005.  She completed her psychiatric nurse practitioner training from IU School of Nursing.  She received her bachelor’s degree from IU East and her associate’s degree from Ivy Tech. Sherry joined the Mental Health and Wellness team October 2017 and she will focus on providing medication management to adult patients.
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