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Progressive Preventive
Health Care 
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About Us

Progressive Preventive Health Care Inc. began practicing in 1997 by Nancy A. Rush to serve North Central WV. 

Throughout the years we have built credibility working through the federal and state court systems, serving EAP programs, as well as HMO Managed Care insurances. We have selected our team to be sure we can provide the highest quality of care for our patients. 

Our licensed therapists treat children, adolescents, individuals, families, couples, substance usage, and veterans. Our therapists take pride in assisting patients in all areas of life as necessary. We implement effective psychotherapy methods to instill self-understanding among patients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. It is essential to keep in mind that therapy is not a magic pill or a quick fix: therapy is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from the patient and caretaker alike. But in the end, making small changes to self-defeating behavior and coping with feelings of sadness, fear, and pain can bring life-altering results.

We offer in person sessions and Telehealth options.

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Services We Offer

Personalized attention for all your needs


Child and Adolescent Counseling

Many children experience difficult circumstances in life, and their coping skills are not yet matured.  We see children/youth of all ages to help build confidence, structure, discipline, character enhancing tools, and coping skills.

Individual Therapy

In our individual therapy sessions, we’ll work to solve current problems and improve positive thinking and behavior. We will help you “re-frame” your reactions and provide you with valuable tools to cope with life’s obstacles.  We are confident you’ll find our personalized Individual Therapy beneficial, inspirational, and helpful in making lifestyle changes. Get in touch to book an appointment.

Couples Therapy

If you’re looking for quality Couples Therapy sessions with a certified Mental Health Service Provider that cares, then you’ve come to the right place. We guide our patients every step of the way and implement various methods to help them develop new attitudes towards all of life’s most complex matters. Schedule an appointment today and see what we can do for you.

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Family Therapy

Feeling a bit down lately and nothing seems to lift your spirits? It might be time to seek help from a licensed professional. Our Family Therapy sessions help patients develop positive attitudes towards life’s most complex and challenging circumstances. Contact us today and let us help you find the best in yourself, partner and children.

Group Therapy

Many couples, individuals, and families experience stressors that may benefit from a support group. These situations may involve relationships, parenting, substance usage, or big life changes. In our group sessions we address these issues while providing a sense of community.

Mood and Thought Disorders

Our staff is professionally trained to treat your chemical imbalances through therapy, and the support of medically assisted treatment.

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Substance Usage Therapy

Many struggle with an unwanted dependency on drugs and/or alcohol.  We help people to recover from substances misuse and addiction as it effects individuals and families.  We are experienced in the legal, emotional, and physical complications that may accompany addiction.  We are here to help you build a life without substances, assist you in any legal complications, and help to reconnect with family and loved ones through sobriety.

Veterans Assistance, Counseling, and Group Programs

Servicemen and their families endure prolonged distress.  We are here to help with any and all issues that deal with your mental, emotional, and physical well being.  Our staff is comprised of veterans and therapists with first hand experiences in these matters.  Whether it is PTSD, family struggles, or a re-integration issue, reach out to us,  we understand.

EAP Programs

 We accept EAP programs as offered through your employment and businesses.

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Insurance Companies Accepted


Blue Cross Blue Shield


The Health Plan


Humana - if primary

WV Medicaid





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"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind" -  William James

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Meet Our Therapists

Experience You Can Count On

When it comes to your health and overall well-being, it’s important to have a knowledgeable professional you can turn to. Over the years, we've provided counseling and psychological services to patients throughout North Central West Virginia. Our expertise covers a broad spectrum of mental health services, and we are happy to share our experience and qualifications. Check out our therapists, and call or email  us today for a consultation.


1977 - Present

Nancy A Rush, LPC, ALPS
Specializing in: Marriage, Family, Individual, Addiction

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1987 - Present

Leigh Ann LaRosa, MSW, LGSW
Specializing in: Marriage, Family, Individual, Youth, Adolescents

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Alessandra Cava, MSW 
Specializing in: Adolescence, Adults Individual, Anxiety, Depression

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2017 - Present

Charles Sears, MSW, LICSW
Specializing in: Marriage, Family, Individual, Addiction, Veterans Affairs, PTSD

2021 - Present

Burt Price, LICSW
Specializing in: Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD

Get in Touch

Curious to get a better understanding of my professional experience? Let’s chat!

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Located in Bridgeport WV and Available Virtually Statewide

Click below to be directed to our Bridgeport Address.  We are also available to offer virtual services to any West Virginia Resident.

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Contact Us:

By Emailing, Calling, or Submitting the form below

(304) 842-8852

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