About Us

Access is an outpatient behavioral health clinic. We serve people of all communities and currently offer two locations in Boise and in Nampa. Our desire is to help improve the quality of daily life for our clients.

Access Behavioral Health Services is a for profit agency that serves the public without regard to race, creed, age, national origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or inability to pay. The owners have been in the field of human services for a combined 30+ years. At Access we pride ourselves on providing best-practice client-centered services.

Staff Directory

We value our employees as they are the most important resource. Our employees are highly trained, supervised, and receive ongoing levels of support during their employment. We hire people from a wide range of backgrounds to meet the individualized needs of our patients. We are always seeking out new dynamic individuals to add to our treatment team. We strive to make Access Behavioral Health Services a welcoming place to work and we believe that is reflected in our employees attitudes towards their work.

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Aaron Andreasen
Licensed Professional Counselor/LPC ABHSMental Health Clinic
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Pamela Archuleta
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

Pamela went to Boise State University and earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 1988. She worked for St. Alphonsus for 20years and loved being a nurse. In 2002, she graduated from Idaho State University with a degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She started working right away in psych. Even though she continures to work at St. Al’s her heart is with her new chosen career.
She loves her job. She really enjoys working with families. Pamela treats complex clients and loves working with patients as whole people, addressing all aspects of their life with them. She gets excited when they improve.
Pamela started working at Access BHS in April 7, 2006. Her first office was literally the broom closet. She used to have to move the one and only chair clients could sit in so that she could open the door.
Pamela enjoys watching Access come from there to the thriving dynamic business it is today. The only thing that has not changed is the compassion and caring for the clients. What a journey this has been so far. She looks forward to many more years and successes.

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Cheryl Botting-Hammack
Ph.D. Service Extender ABHSMental Health Clinic

Dr. Cheryl Botting-Hammack has a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. Through the years she has provided therapeutic services to clients of various ages and backgrounds.  This work has included individual and family therapy, group therapy, assessments and evaluations, psychological testing, and therapeutic consultation and education to other professionals.

Dr. Botting-Hammack values the importance of using evidence-based practices, while establishing supportive, motivational, and culturally competent therapeutic relationships, ensuring an atmosphere of safety, security, and responsive care.  She approaches therapy from a cognitive-behavioral background that is goal-oriented in nature and attempts to reverse or replace a person’s negative thinking patterns in the interest of addressing the negative emotions and maladaptive behaviors that result from those very thinking patterns.  Her approach is genuine and person centered in an effort to acquire skills for a healthy, well-adjusted life as this approach is marked by collaboration, and clients are encouraged to take an active role in applying the techniques both within and between therapy sessions.

Dr. Botting-Hammack’s most recent focus has been in the field of autism with her recent publication of work involving video modeling and socialization skills for adolescent males diagnosed with autism.  When not working, she and her husband are busy running a small farm and spending time with her son and daughter-in-law.

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Carolyn Corbett
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

Carolyn Corbett is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for the treatment of children, adolescents and adults.  She has previously worked for Idaho DHW Region IV Adult Mental Health Clinic and currently contracts with Access Behavioral Health and with the Ada County Jail.

Carolyn received her Post-Masters Certificate NP from Rush University in Chicago in 2009, following a long management career that included 21 years of senior management, most recently as Vice President Patient Care Services and CNO for Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.  Prior to her arrival in Boise; Carolyn served 12 years as Senior Vice President Patient Care Services, for Guthrie Healthcare System in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Carolyn started her nursing career at St. Louis Children’s Hospital after graduating from Jewish Hospital’s Diploma program in St. Louis, MO. She worked as a staff nurse and then nurse manager for the Neurology/Neurosurgery and the Psychiatry Units while she earned her BSN and MSN from St. Louis University.

Carolyn later earned an MBA from State University of New York, Binghamton and then graduated from Corporate Coach University, International’s business coaching program.  She has held ANCC certification in Nursing Administration, Advanced (CNAA-BC), and board certification as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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Amber Dillon
Licensed Professional Counselor/LPC ABHSMental Health Clinic

Hi! I’m Amber Dillon, I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor here at Access Behavioral Health Services. I have a Master’s degree in Counseling from Boise State University. My goal when I work with anyone is that they feel respected, heard, understood, safe, in control, not alone, and that we are doing things to help make their lives better. My Theoretical approach is person-centered, which focuses on providing a supportive environment in which clients can reconnect with their true identity or authentic self. I feel passionate about the practice and benefits of humanistic therapies such as child-centered play therapy and sand tray therapy. My philosophy on people is that I believe that everyone is a snowflake, meaning that everyone is unique and complex.

Finding the right counselor fit can be hard. To help give you an idea of about me a short list of people I admire most includes: Fred Rogers, Dolly Parton, Patrick Stewart, Bob Ross, LeVar Burton, Audrey Hepburn, and Jim Henson.  When I’m not working, I love to go to dance fitness classes, going for walks, doing something creative, learning, and spending time with my two cats.

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Elli Dutcher
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ABHS Boise and NampaMental Health Clinic

Elli Dutcher, MSN, FNP, is a registered and certified Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the mental health treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. Elli is a graduate of College of Southern Idaho where she received an Associate Degree in nursing. She attended and graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelors Degree in nursing and finally received her Masters and Post-Masters nurse practitioner degree at Gonzaga University in 1997. Elli is a longtime Idaho resident. She is the former Athletic Director of the Sun Valley Athletic Club while attending CSI. In 1992 she moved to the Treasure Valley to attend BSU and worked as a Registered Nurse at St. Alphonsus Medical Center and as a Nursing instructor at Treasure Valley Community College until 1997. Elli is a strong advocate for Idaho’s at risk youth. Currently she treats under-served children and adolescents at Region III Mental Health. She is also the medical and mental health provider for the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections in Boise, Nampa, and Lewiston.

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Brianne Fagenstrom
Counselor/LMSW ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic
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Chris M. Gakwa
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

Before I became a nurse I was a support worker taking care of patients with learning disabilities. Most of the patients I took care of would fight, bite, and scream at staff. However, when we were together we would laugh for hours and we developed an amazing relationship. I realized I had an aptitude for caring for people who were considered challenging and that’s when I decided to go to nursing school.

I graduated with my Bachelors in Nursing RN from Idaho State University in 2010 and worked at a psychiatric hospital as my first job as an RN. I later left psych nursing to work at a local hospital in town as a float nurse where I would take care of patients with various diseases. After working for several years and seeing the same population with psychiatric needs at the hospital l decided to go back to school to get my Masters in Psychiatric Nursing. I graduated from Gonzaga University in Spokane in 2017 with a Masters in Psychiatric Nursing. I have now been practicing in Boise for a few years now and have experience in working with teens, adults & elderly.

As a provider I treat a person not a diagnosis. The best part of my job is when I get to make a positive impact on people and help them get their lives back on track, even if it is just to their baselines.

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Dr. Megan Gierhart
Licensed Clinical Psychologist ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

Dr. Megan Gierhart is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist.  She has a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois and a master’s degree in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Idaho.  She was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho where she earned an undergraduate degree from Idaho State University in Psychology.  Prior to Boise, Dr. Gierhart lived in Chicago where she worked at an outpatient mental health clinic and specialized in providing psychotherapy and parent counseling from an intrapsychic humanism philosophy to clients of various ages and background. Dr. Gierhart has a strong background working with young adults and college student populations.  She trained at several university counseling centers including the University of Notre Dame, DePaul University and the University of Idaho.  Dr. Gierhart specializes in psychological testing and evaluation and enjoys working with individuals of various ages and presenting concerns.  She also specializes in parent counseling and is passionate about teaching parents effective and healthy parenting techniques that fosters strong, positive parent-child relationships and healthy self-esteem.  Dr. Gierhart works from a humanistic orientation seeking to help others recognize and achieve their full potential and achieve greater inner well-being.  She utilizes client-centered conditions in her work with others communicating empathy, genuineness, and positive regard. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.  She loves bike riding, camping and other outdoor activities that the great state of Idaho offers .

Jennifer Goodall
Licensed Master Social Worker/LMSW ABHSMental Health Clinic

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” There are so many amazing quotes from Maya Angelou but I believe this quote speaks to the importance of therapy and connection. My name is Jennifer Goodall and I’m a Licensed Master Social Worker pursuing my clinical license in social work. I am passionate about self-worth and I want to help others find and understand their own strengths and grow throughout the process.

I work with individuals, couples, and families to work on meeting goals utilizing a strengths-based perspective and a collaborative approach. As the aforementioned poet states, “I do my best because I’m counting on you counting on me” and I hope to have the privilege of being a therapist that others count on.

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Randal Hallenberger
Director of Community Based Rehabilitation Services/Case Management Services ABHSCBRS/CM

I graduated from Boise State University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. As an LSW, I spent the next decade plus facilitating mental health groups in a private agency and performing contracted crisis case management services for various homeless shelters. I have worked closely with the homeless population and other disenfranchised individuals to help promote healthy self-determination and growth. During this time, I was also able to develop my skills as a community-based worker and broaden my scope of understanding.  My goal has always been to aid individuals and families to meet the goals they have set for themselves.

I began working for Access Behavioral Health in 2017 where I started as a CBRS/CM provider and in 2018 I became a CBRS/CM supervisor.  As a community-based supervisor, I strive to help guide staff on how to address crisis situations, problem solve complex situations and work bring joy to those I interact with daily. Happiness is not overrated!

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Daniel Hardin
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor/LCPC ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

Daniel Hardin is a licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Masters of counseling degree from Idaho State university. He has experience with a diversity of Clients that includes a broad age range (8-70), various cultural perspectives (issues concerning integration into the dominant culture of southern Idaho), and sexual identities. His areas of expertise revolve around how spirituality affects mental heath and GLBT life/relationship issues. He has worked with clients that experience a wide spectrum of mental health issues. Dan is humanistic in his approach to clients. He uses a strength-based model to increase a client’s ability to cope with their issues an gain an improve experience of well-being. Dan is able to quickly establish rapport with clients due to his belief that all human beings should be treated with dignity and deserve respect.

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Rebecca Heihn
Director of Respite Care for Youth with SED ABHS BoiseRespite

Rebecca earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Theatre in 2007 from Easter Oregon University. Rebecca began working for ABHS in 2012 as a CBRS. She worked in administration for a while doing referrals and other duties. In 2015 Rebecca received her certification in Habilitative Intervention and began working for the DDA at ABHS. In the Spring of 2018 Rebecca was promoted to Direct the Respite for Youth with SED Program. Rebecca is an advocate for all people being able to receive the support they need to be healthy, happy and to continue to grow as individuals.

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David Horras
Licensed Professional Counselor/LPC ABHS Boise and NampaMental Health Clinic

David is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He graduated from Boise State University with a Masters of Counseling Degree. His personal approach is based on an Existential framework, it is a humanistic worldview with the importance of searching to be truly authentic and genuine. He embraces counseling with the assumption that every person has a unique inner world and it is how we deal with challenges makes us who we are. David focuses on developing awareness, assets, promoting a rational thought process and finding personal balance. His style is semi-directive, positive, honest, and easygoing. David is passionate about social justice issues, the healing role environment plays in our lives, and ways to find peace daily. When not counseling, David finds time to run, enjoy the outdoors, travel, watch live music, ride his cruiser, and taking in a flick.

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Vanessa Johnson
Director of Psycho-social Rehabilitation ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

Vanessa began working in community mental health in 2006 after completing a Psychology degree with a minor in Addiction Studies at Boise State University. She remained working in community mental health providing psychosocial rehabilitation and case management while managing the program until 2011 when she was promoted to the Director of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. She later assumed the director role to include Case Management in 2013 and then opened and directed peer support services in 2013.

Throughout the years Vanessa has participated in several volunteer positions which embrace the concepts of recovery and advocacy, these include Vice President and co-founder of Peer Wellness Center, Vice President of the Recovery and Wellness Behavioral Health Board sub-committee, and years of volunteering at the homeless day shelter. She completed her masters in social work specializing in mental health and addiction at Simmons College in 2017.

After completion of her master’s degree Vanessa ended her role as the Director of Community Based Treatment in 2018 and began providing psychotherapy while taking on the roles of program development and project management at Access Behavioral Health. In 2019 Vanessa transitioned to Director of Substance Abuse Treatment while continuing to provide psychotherapy for adults and adolescents, and obtained her certification in clinical trauma treatment. Vanessa obtained her Advanced Drug and Alcohol Certification in 2020 and her LCSW in 2021. Vanessa’s next focus is a certification in EMDR which will be completed by the end of 2021.

Annie Keim
Substance Use Disorder Counselor ABHSSubstance Use Disorder Program
Misty Klatt
Licensed Clinical Social Worker/LCSW ABHSMental Health Clinic

Misty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who earned her Master’s degree from Boise State University. She has years of clinical experience focusing upon adolescents, adults, and families. Misty utilizes a strength-based systems approach and solution-focused therapy techniques. She has experience and training in areas of grief/loss, phase of life struggles and anxiety.  Misty is also a State of Idaho Approved Supervisor.

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Shawna Kuehne
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ABHS Boise and NampaMental Health Clinic

It was fate that brought me into the psychiatric field. I graduated with my RN from BSU in 2004, and ended up taking a job at a psychiatric hospital. I fell in love with the field instantly and quickly familiarized myself with a variety of populations and settings. I returned to school and received my masters in psychiatric nursing through Stony Brook University in 2009. I began working as a psychiatric nurse practitioner for several agencies in the valley. I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, at all levels of care.

My treatment philosophy is centered around the idea of individuality and symptom management. I treat a person, not a diagnosis. I believe patients deserve a professional who is well versed in psychopharmacology, while at the same time able to be genuine and help them feel understood. As your provider, I will join your team as we face your challenges together.

I have spent over 20 years living in Boise. When I’m not working, I enjoy going on outings with my family, being outdoors, and exploring this wonderful city.

Deni Lequerica
Substance Use Disorder Counselor ABHSSubstance Use Disorder Program
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Tyler Lobb
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

My name is Tyler Lobb and I am a licensed clinical professional counselor practicing at Access BHS. I graduated at Boise State University with a graduate certificate in Family Studies and Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Addiction. I utilize a Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral approach to assist those who are struggling with a wide variety of mental and emotional distress. I am EMDR certified through EMDRIA and utilize a variety of techniques to assist individual’s who suffer from PTSD, anxiety, depression, addiction, and other mental health disorders. I provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment for individuals, couples, and families.

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Leslie Maggard
Licensed Professional Counselor/LPC ABHSMental Health Clinic

Leslie Maggard graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in 2019 with a Master of Science degree emphasizing in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling. Leslie’s passion for counseling comes from her desire to help people meet the goals that they set out to achieve. Her primary tool for helping people stems from the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy where she works with individuals to help change the way they think about things. Doing this, changes the way people behave, and ultimately the way they feel about themselves.

Leslie has completed extensive training in helping people affected by different types of trauma. She is trained in EMDR and play therapy. Leslie loves working with clients of all ages, cultures, and especially those who identify as LGBTQIA. Her hobbies include bowling and playing softball. Leslie enjoys spending time with her spouse of over twelve years and her two teenage children. She has first-hand experience with helping children with disabilities and helping step-families thrive in their relationships. Leslie is available for individual, couples, or family counseling.

Jen Mothersill
DDA Clinical Supervisor ABHSDevelopmental Therapy Program

Jen graduated from Boise State University in 2015 with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology paired with a Mediation Life Skills Certificate. She has been actively working in the developmental disabilities field in some degree since 2008. Following her college graduation and undercover agent career, she landed at Access Behavioral Health in early 2016. In 2019, she was brought on to support the management team as a Clinical Supervisor for the Developmental Disabilities Agency Program. As a Clinical Supervisor, she supervises the Intervention Technicians and Intervention Specialists and provides support to Intervention Professionals.

Jen works closely with parents, guardians and case managers to ensure that the children receiving services are able to have as much support as possible and that individual needs are being met. She utilizes her Mediation and Life Skills certification daily to effectively communicate with parents and guardians and to train Intervention staff. Along with her co-clinical supervisor, Jen is passionate about encouraging staff to pursue their personal goals and professional growth/development. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and dogs.

Marisa Nardiello
Substance Use Disorder Counselor ABHSSubstance Use Disorder Program
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Anabel Navarro
Licensed Professional Counselor/LCPC ABHS Boise and NampaMental Health Clinic

Anabel is a licensed Professional Counselor. Her favorite color is pink. She graduated from Boise State University with a Masters of Counseling degree, emphasis in Addiction Studies. Her personal approach to counseling is based on an Adlerian framework, with a humanistic worldview that values the importance of environmental influences that should mandate a holistic perspective on treatment. Anabel strives to specialize on dual diagnoses cases that deal primarily with severe mental illness. She approaches counseling the the assumption that people are motivated in life by having a sense of purpose, belongingness and worthiness, not only in society, but in life. Anabel focuses on individual’s assets and aids them in finding ways to improve their quality of life in a manner that meets their needs. Her style is directive and goal oriented with an emphasis on family work, the implications of environment influences, developing health coping skills and promoting rational cognitive thinking.

Desteni Neilson
Licensed Master Social Worker/LMSW ABHSMental Health Clinic
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Kelly Pereira
Human Resources Access Behavioral Health ServicesAdministration

Kelly’s educational background is in fine arts and horticulture. This gives her the ability to get creative and think outside the box. She accidentally started working in the field and has discovered that she enjoys working with the community and helping individuals access beneficial services.

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Cara Ruiz
Licensed Professional Counselor/LPC ABHSMental Health Clinic

Cara Ruiz is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters of Counseling degree in Mental Health from Idaho State University. Her experience is with a diverse array of populations. Cara’s approach stems from a Mindfulness-Based and Cognitive Behavioral therapy with consideration of systemic and humanistic factors. She focuses on helping clients define their self-concept through a semi-directive, mindful, CT focused, honest, and goal oriented style.

Cara is passionate about overcoming personal traumas, healing, boundary setting, effective communication, and promoting higher levels of life satisfaction. She believes that upholding a judgement free, supportive, and encouraging atmosphere welcomes opportunities for self-discovery.

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Laura Scuri
Owner/Community Based Services, Peer Supports, Case Management, Substance Abuse Treatment, Payee Services, Residential Habilitation Administrator ABHS

Laura Scuri grew up and attended schools in Eastern Idaho. She moved to Boise in 1987 and graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Laura has been working with and advocating for people with disabilities since graduating college. She is actively involved in the politics of behavioral health, participating with Mental Health Providers association and working with the Idaho Legislature and The Division of Behavioral Health, the Medicaid managed care contractor, and Medicaid to promote quality services for people with disabilities in Idaho.

Laura opened Access Behavioral Health Services with her business partner Nikki in 2004 to create an environment where both employees and patients can reach their full potential in a supportive creative environment.

When not at work Laura loves spending time with her adult children and her pets. She enjoys traveling to exotic places, learning to cook, reading books, spending time with her friends and family, and can often be found our enjoying the beautiful Idaho mountains or traveling around the world gaining new experiences.

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Kim Spears
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic

Kim earned her nursing degree at Boise State University. She completed her Masters in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at Stony Brook University. She started at Access in 2008 and enjoys the positive energy of our busy office. Kim provides medication management for clients from pre-school age to seniors. She works Tuesday through Friday and has early morning hours available for clients who prefer to come in before work or school.

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Mary Stackle
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ABHS BoiseMental Health Clinic
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Lindsey Stenshoel
Psychiatric Nurse Practisioner ABHS Boise and NampaMental Health Clinic

Lindsey Stenshoel, NP-C, MSN, BSN, is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is originally from Sandpoint, Idaho, and attended the University of Idaho (Go Vandals!) before graduating Magna Cum-Laude with her nursing degree from Boise State University and continuing on for her Masters degree in Nursing from Idaho State University. When away from Access, Lindsey enjoys traveling, golfing, skiing, and spending time with her family and friends. After traveling to 17 countries, so far, Iceland is her favorite destination.

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Sarah Trued
Nurse Practitioner ABHS Boise/NampaMental Health Clinic
Sarah Trued, MSN, PMHNP is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boise State University and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. She previously worked in Labor and Delivery for 9 years at Saint Alphonsus, but wanted to make a career change so she could develop a relationship with her patients over years and make a positive impact on their lives long term.  She provides medication management and enjoys helping patients with a variety of psychiatric conditions.  She practices out of Access’ Nampa office.
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Ashley Walker
Community Based Rehabilitation Services/Case Manager Supervisor ABHSCBRS/CM
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Jen Walker
Boise Clinic Manager ABHSBoise Clinic
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Ray Ward
LCPC ABHS Boise and NampaMental Health Clinic

Ray Ward is a licensed clinical professional counselor, splitting his time between our Boise and Nampa offices. He joined the Access team in 2012 as a community-based resource specialist and completed his counseling internship in our clinical department. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Prior to obtaining his degree, Ray spent a little over ten years working with at-risk teenagers. Five of those years he spent working in residential treatment facilities for juvenile sex offenders and another five years working as a supervisor and juvenile detention officer for Twin Falls County.

Ray uses an integrated approach for working with his clients; relying on a client-centered focus for building rapport and Cognitive Behavior Therapy as his primary modality for addressing client concerns and symptom management. In addition, Ray utilizes a neurocognitive approach for helping clients manage anxiety and comorbid diagnoses of depression. He is generally comfortable working with most types of mental health concerns and diagnoses. Ray works with males and females ages 18+ and also works with families and couples. Ray finds his approach suitable for most mental health concerns and he strongly supports the concept of helping people find real-life solutions for here-and-now issues. Ray is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Idaho Society for Individual Psychology, and the Human Rights Campaign.

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Gina Watt
Licensed Professional Counselor/LPC ABHSMental Health Clinic

My name is Gina and I am a Licensed professional counselor in the state of Idaho. My journey in this field started 15 years ago working with children and families in the state of New Mexico as an investigator for CPS. Realizing the need in my community I chose to further my education and assist families in the healing process with a goal of bringing them together. I graduated in 2016 with my Masters in mental health counseling from Idaho State University and made a commitment to continue the work I have been so passionate about, which is helping individuals heal and grow from their struggles.

I take my role as a therapist very seriously and  feel honored to assist in this process. I specialize in many forms of trauma. I have worked with trafficking survivors, survivors of all ages of sexual and physical abuse, survivors of rape,  LGBTQ community, grief and loss, geriatric community, end of life situations, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and daily stress. Every client has a story, I am here to help you tell yours.

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Jennifer White
Payee Services

My favorite things to do are camping, reading, fishing, and hanging out with my Husband and two daughters. I love exploring all the outdoor beauty that Idaho has to offer. But I am not a fan of the ‘snow’!

 

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Nikki Winters
Owner Access Behavioral Health ServicesOwner/Mental Health Clinic/DDA

Nikki Tangen has lived in the Boise area for her entire adult life, and most of her childhood. She graduated from BSU with a degree in Special Education with endorsements in working with children with mild, moderate and severe disabilities. Nikki began working with children with disabilities in 1995. Her goal in life is creating a community where people with disabilities can live happy, fulfilling lives in their own homes. This is both a professional and personal goal as she is a volunteer guardian for a young woman who struggles with both developmental and mental health disabilities. After working many years for different private agencies and The Federation of Families, she opened a behavioral health clinic with her business partner, Laura, to create a work environment for both her employees and patients to flourish to their full potential. When not at work, Nikki is raising her two boys, eight chickens, honey bees, dogs and cats. Nikki was a foster parent for the State of Idaho for many years and although she no longer is a foster parent she continues to work with at-risk children in her home. When Nikki is not running around to music and swim lessons she enjoys our Boise community and will often be found attending local events and enjoying our amazing outdoor recreation areas.

Bernie Wolinski
Substance Use Disorder Program Coordinator ABHSSubstance Use Disorder Program