Dr. Wanda Gobin currently splits her time between responsibilities as the Medical Director at Albany Area Community Service Board in Albany, Georgia, and as a Staff Psychiatrist at Turning Point Hospital in Moultrie. With extensive experience working with individuals struggling with addiction, Dr. Gobin primarily treats patients with addiction and individuals with dual diagnoses of an addictive disease and another mental illness in her work at Turning Point Hospital. In addition to seeing patients at Albany Area Community Service Board, Dr. Wanda Gobin supervises other clinical staff members, ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.
Dr. Wanda Gobin attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, where she earned her Doctor of Osteopathy in June 2000. Between July 2000 and July 2004, she completed a psychiatry residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School. In the course of her residency, Dr. Gobin trained at the Hampton VA Medical Center, the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (formerly the Naval Hospital Portsmouth), the Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center, and at the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She also worked with the Virginia Beach Community Services Board and Dr. Daniel Darby, a physician in private practice in Virginia Beach.
After completing her residency, Dr. Wanda Gobin served for two years as a psychiatrist with the Albany Area Community Service Board and for eight months as the organization’s Acting Medical Director before accepting her roles as Medical Director and Staff Psychiatrist at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in August 2006. She worked at the hospital for five years before assuming her current titles. Additionally, Dr. Wanda Gobin has completed specialized training in group therapy as well as workshops in a range of areas, including cognitive behavioral therapy, child and adolescent forensic psychiatry, intensive diagnostic interviewing, Jungian psychotherapy, and art therapy.