Our Team

Columbus, OH Behavioral Health Professionals

Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry

Experience and Compassion When You Need it Most

When  you are seeking dependable, effective mental health care for a loved  one, you want to be sure that the care is provided by caring,  experienced professionals. At Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, you’ll receive exactly that. Our  staff is dedicated to making sure each patient’s recovery is handled in a  professional and considerate manner.

Our patient care is managed by a comprehensive treatment team – a  psychiatrist or a psychologist, a social worker, and a staff of direct  patient caregivers – to make sure you receive all the care and attention  you need.

Our staff strives to provide the highest level of care:

Roxanne Jividen, PhD, RN, CEO
Roxanne Jividen was appointed as the CEO in November 2010, having served in various roles for Behavioral Centers of America since 2004. Roxanne has an extensive background in Behavioral Medicine, Hospital Administration, Hospital Services, Community Medicaid Programs and Outpatient Services. Roxanne is a Registered Nurse and holds a Doctorate in Public and Healthcare Administration.

Shannon Robbins, MSA, COO
Shannon Robbins was named COO at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry in March 2014.  He was previously the Director of Program Operations at StoneCrest Center in Detroit, Michigan.  Shannon received a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Windsor, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Lake Superior State University, and a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University.

Steve Snyder, CPA, CFO
Steve Snyder holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Arizona State University and is currently enrolled in the Corporate MBA program at Florida International University. Steve has 17 years’ experience including Fortune 200 Managed Care Company PacifiCare/ Secure Horizons. He is also experienced in medical/surgical hospitals, LTAC’s, physician practice management and home health.

Richard Nockowitz, MD, Medical Director
Dr. Nockowitz was appointed Medical Director in October 2011. His areas of expertise are vast and include neuropsychiatry, dementia and delirium, complex partial seizures and medical-psychiatric interface. He received his medical education at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and trained at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

James Johnson, M.D.
Dr. James Johnson graduated from Ohio University College of  Osteopathic Medicine in 2000.  He completed an Internship and Residency  at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  He received recognition for a  senior case paper “An Osteopathic Approach to TMJ Pain.” Dr. Johnson worked in Private Practice Family Medicine in Grove City  from 2003-2007 providing treatment services for all ages, industrial  claims, Aviation Medical Exams, and OMT.  He was the Medical Director of  YUSA from 2009-2011 and worked at Premier Medical Care Urgent Care  part-time and Carroll Family Practice from 2008-20011. Dr. Johnson returned to Private Practice Family Medicine in Grove City  in 2011 where he currently practices.  Dr. Johnson provides inpatient  treatment services for patients at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry.