Psychiatry Service - Battle Creek VA Medical Center
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Battle Creek VA Medical Center


Psychiatry Service

Battle Creek VA Medical Center Building 7 exterior
What We Do

Psychiatry Service is responsible for the administration of Inpatient Mental Health, as well as five Outpatient General Mental Health Clinics in Battle Creek, Benton Harbor, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Muskegon that assist Veterans in improving quality of life through the use of evidence-based therapies, and the development of Recovery goals and positive coping skills. We provide medication management, as well as assessment and clinical intervention services designed to guide Veterans in developing recovery plans to best achieve the Veteran’s self-identified goals. The Service oversees the provision of treatment for Veterans who are experiencing symptoms related to Military Sexual Trauma (MST). Psychiatry Service also oversees the clinical practice of all psychiatrists employed by the Medical Center.

Key Staff

Service Chief

Shawn Larson, MD
(269) 966-5600 Ext. 36623

For general program information, contact the Inpatient Mental Health Secretary at (269) 966-5600, Ext. 35346.

Service Information

Programs within this service are listed below-

Contact Info


  • Battle Creek VA Medical Center
    Wyoming Community Based Outpatient Clinic
    Community-based Outpatient Clinics: Benton Harbor, Lansing, Muskegon

Contact Number(s)

  • 269-966-5600 Ext. 31104

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00am-4:30pm