Peninsula Mental Health and Addiction Services
Staff

Staff

Mental Health

Michael B. Finegan, Ph.D., ABPP

Michael Finegan, Ph.D., ABPP, is the Executive Director of Peninsula Mental Health and its divisions, which include Peninsula Addiction Services and Peninsula Police Psychological Services. Dr. Finegan received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1984 and became Board Certified in 2021. He served his APA Clinical Psychology Internship at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Clinical Psychology at the Texas Medical Center. Beginning with his first experience working with law enforcement at the Utah State Prison in 1983. Dr. Finegan has progressively dedicated more time to serving the special needs of law enforcement. His clinical interest focuses on treatment of trauma as well as mood and anxiety disorders.

Dr. Finegan has responded as a volunteer to disasters in India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Haiti, providing front-line psychologic interventions to the victims, first responders, and local/national leaders. He is a frequent guest on local CBS and ABC affiliate stations and has also been featured nationally on NBC’s Dateline, CNN Headline News and the Washington Post.

He has served as an invited speaker to the National Academies of Science, Medicine and Engineering as well as guest speaker at the International Conferences hosted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the International Association of Chief of Police (IACP).


Eugene White, Ph.D., LCPC

Dr. White earned his doctorate degree in Human Development from the University of Maryland, College Park and was a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Salisbury University from 1978 to 2011.

He has been with Peninsula Mental Health Services since 1991 and is presently the Clinical Director of the practice.

He specializes in cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal and Adlerian therapies, providing services to individuals, couples and families. He is licensed in the state of Maryland as a Clinical Professional Counselor.


Efigenio Bautista, M.D.

Dr. Efigenio Lynes Bautista was educated at St. Thomas Aquiras University, School of Medicine and Surgery 1970. He trained at Manhattan State Hospital, New York City with affiliations at New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital in 1974.

Dr. Bautista is a retired U.S. Naval Medical Officer, rising to the rank of Captain (O-6). During his 22-years of service he was assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet, Naval Hospital Subic Bay, and Clark Air Force Base, PI. and with a 5 year tour (1981-1986) at 2nd Marine Dr. F.M.F. Camp.

Dr. Bautista is currently a psychiatric consultant at Peninsula Mental Health Services.

Addictions

Steven Daggs, MADT

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Steven Daggs has been a substance abuse counselor here at Peninsula Addiction Services for the past six years. His journey to becoming a substance abuse counselor at Wor-Wic Community College began in 2012, earning his degree in Chemical Dependency Counseling in 2015.

Steven received a bachelor’s degree at Grand Canyon University for a B.S. in Counseling with an Emphasis on Addictions and Substance Abuse in 2018. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Grand Canyon University. Steven was awarded the 2019 NBCC Minority Fellowship Award for Masters in Addiction Counseling.

In addition, he is the drug court liaison for Wicomico County Adult Drug Court. He has held this position for the past four years. Steven is very active in the community. Giving back to the community, he is committed to helping people change and instilling in his clients that change is possible.

Emily Evelo CSC-AD

Emily has been a substance abuse counselor at Peninsula Addictions since 2022 and is a graduate of the Salisbury University with her degree in Social Work. Emily sees patients on both an individual and group basis. 


Crystal Toomer, CSC-AD

Crystal has been with PAS since 2019. Prior to joining the team, she began working in the field of addictions as a peer at Wicomico County Health Department.

She attended Wor-Wic Community College for her Associate’s Degree in Associates of Science Specializing in Chemically Depending Counseling. Since that time, Crystal has worked on the COAT team in Salisbury, MD and is an active member of the community. 

She is passionate about addictions and mental health, leading her team with fervor. She is moving to pursue a Bachelor’s in Christian Counseling.

Andre Twilley, CSC-AD

Andre joined PAS in 2022 as a Substance Abuse counselor. He provides evening group sessions and is also available for individual counseling sessions. 

 

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