Behavioral Health Services

Ron Broughton, M Ed, LPC

Ron Broughton, M.Ed., LPC, CBIST, is the Chief Clinical Officer at Brookhaven Hospital. He received an M.Ed. from the University of Central Oklahoma. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is also licensed to supervise LPC candidates. He has written several academic papers on schizophrenia and psychosis, and has conducted numerous mental health presentations and workshops. Additionally, he served on an expert panel for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse Services. To hear an interview with Ron, click here.

chisoo-choiChisoo Choi, MD, is an Internal Medicine Consultant for Brookhaven Hospital. He is a board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Choi graduated from Rush Medical College in Chicago and was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and the Oral Roberts University School of Medicine.

Naveen Kumar, MD, is a psychiatrist with previous experience working with the Department of Veterans Affairs. He is a graduate of JJM Medical College and completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. Dr. Kumar has operated both in private practice and medical directorships.



Pathway to Eating Disorder Treatment

Julie Robinson, M.Ed., LPC,, is a Therapist for the Pathway for Eating Disorders Treatment Program at Brookhaven Hospital. Julie has a Master’s degree in Education with experience as a teacher and school counselor. Julie has experience in mental health and substance use treatment, and has worked with children and adults. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Licensed Supervisor, and joined the team at Brookhaven in July of 2017.

Joleen Wilson - Dietary Manager

Joleen Wilson, RD/LD, CBIS, is a Registered Dietitian at Brookhaven Hospital.  She is native of Kansas and received her BS degree in Dietetics at Kansas State University. Joleen completed her Dietetic Internship at Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Hospital in Chicago.  She worked at the VA in Indianapolis, Indiana for 2 years and then relocated to the Tulsa area and has worked as a Clinical Dietitian at Hillcrest Hospital, Pediatric Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, and Forest Hills Skilled Nursing Facility. Joleen is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS).

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Behavioral Health Therapists

Kari Featherngill (2)

Kari Featherngill, MSW, is the Clinical Director, overseeing Therapists as well as Social Workers at Brookhaven Hospital.  Kari received her Bachelor of Arts from Northeaster State University in Sociology and her Master of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. She has experience as a case manager with severe mentally ill individuals as well as people who are chronically suicidal. She is currently working toward obtaining her License of Social Work.


Cathy Helton, MS, LPC, LADC, is a therapist for Brookhaven Hospital.  She completed her Masters degree in Counseling at Oklahoma State University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor.  Cathy has previous experience working with adults and adolescents at various agencies in Oklahoma and retired from the State after 24 years of service.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading mysteries.

James Fox, MSW, LCSW, is a therapist for Brookhaven Hospital and joined the team in February of 2017. He completed his Master’s degree in social work at the University of Oklahoma. James has worked with adults, adolescents and children at various agencies in Oklahoma and Texas. He has worked in both private and public sectors in the field of behavioral health and substance abuse.

Cindy Smith, MS, LPC, joined Brookhaven Hospital as a therapist in July of 2017. Cindy completed her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Northeastern State University in 1992. She has many years of experience in the areas of mental health and substance use disorders.


Utilization Review

Janice PondJanice Ponds - URs, LADC, CBIS, is the Director of Utilization Review at Brookhaven Hospital. She holds a B.S. in Education from N.C. A&T State University; a M.A. in Special Education/School Psychology from Ohio State University; and did post graduate studies in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia. Janice’s experience as a teacher; school psychologist; psychiatric counselor; clinical director; substance abuse treatment program coordinator, director, and supervisor; a certified brain injury specialist; clinical consultant; and a licensed therapist have given her insight into practical ways to understand and effectively help individuals from all walks of life.

April Jones - Admissions CounselorApril Jones, MA, LMFT Candidate,  is the Utilization Review Assistant at Brookhaven Hospital.  She received her Masters Degree from Oral Roberts University in Counseling with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy.  April has prior work experience with both adults and children at various agencies in Oklahoma.  She also has worked with therapeutic foster children and has received training in providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  April joined the Brookhaven staff in the Fall of 2012.


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Social Work

Elizabeth France, Social Worker




Libby Shriver, BSW, is a social worker for Brookhaven Hospital. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in social work at Oral Roberts University. Upon completing a summer internship at Brookhaven, Libby joined the team in August of 2016.

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