Meet Our Staff

Garrett Hamilton


Garrett Hamilton has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience. He has dedicated his professional career to creating systems of care that provide efficient and effective services. Garrett has worked in the marketing, risk management, admissions, direct care, and operations fields at the community based services, group home, and psychiatric hospital levels of care. 

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Paula Roberts


Paula Roberts joined the team at Cumberland Hospital in March 2000. She currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. As someone who has always wanted to work with children, Roberts is passionate about helping the kids at Cumberland.

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Heather Seward


Heather Seward joined Cumberland Hospital in November 2005 and currently serves as Cumberland Hospital’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to promotion to CFO, she served for many years in the Assistant Controller role. Heather earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Christopher Newport University and immediately began building a career in financial leadership. When not working, Heather enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

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Dr. Jennifer Rice, PsyD

Director of Clinical Services

Hailing from Williamsburg, Virginia, Jennifer Rice joined the team at Cumberland Hospital in 2008. She earned a doctorate in psychology from Florida Institute of Technology, and she is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Virginia. Dr. Rice is an expert on Feeding and Eating Disorders.

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Dr. Latavia Howard, DNP, NP

Chief Nursing Officer

Dr. Latavia Howard has over 17 years of nursing experience including having served as a Registered Nurse, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Manager, and Regional Nurse Manager.

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