Breanne Young, LCSW, Assistant Clinic Director, received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boise State University in 2015 and her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a Human Services Concentration and Theatre Minor in 2012. She has worked in the mental health field for the last 9 years, gaining experiencing as both a therapist and supervisor. She enjoys working with a diverse population both in person and over telehealth in individual therapy, family therapy, and couples therapy with a particular interest in adolescents and adults. Breanne utilizes a humanistic and strength-based approach, believing strongly that the basis of the therapeutic relationship and rapport with each client is a key element for progress in treatment. She works with each individual to develop an individualized treatment plan based on their desires for change and improvement in a safe and judgment free environment. Breanne loves people and encourages them to become the best versions of themselves. She is trained in treating first responders and their spouses, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, self-harm, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, adjustment, and marriage and family therapy. She utilizes numerous modalities, including CBT, ACT, motivational interviewing, DBT, and TF-CBT, always focusing on empowering strengths and building upon areas of growth. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, crocheting, hot yoga, cooking, and traveling.
Joshua Dugger, LCPC, NCC, Lead Clinic Manager, Supervisor has had the pleasure of working with clients both in Kentucky and in Idaho, both in the community and in an office setting. He enjoys working with clients from childhood through their lifespan struggling with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, self-harm, oppositional-defiant disorder, conduct disorder, substance abuse, and various other needs and concerns. One of the most important things to him in the treatment process is helping clients find their own strength that allows them to feel confident in their own personal journey. His primary focuses include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person Centered Therapy, mindfulness strategies, and behavioral modification. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and collecting music records. He is also trained in providing TeleMental Health Services.
Sydney Stringer, LMSW, is a Licensed Master of Social Worker in Idaho. She received her Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Boise State University and has her Master's degree in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University. Sydney works with a wide variety of ages; children, adolescents, adults, and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Sydney has also worked with foster children through being a CASA volunteer. She is a Certified Trauma Professional and trained in Sand Tray, CBT, Play Therapy and Internal Family Systems. In addition, she is training her puppy, Lucy, to be a Therapy Assisted Dog to help provide comfort and cuteness in her sessions. Helping is her passion. Sydney loves to help guide the process of healing and allowing others to find their own strength. In her spare time, she enjoys quality time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs, camping, four-wheeling, hiking, skiing or snowboarding. She also loves to read and use creativity, whether it be with crocheting or painting.
Tami Harris, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho. She has worked with diverse populations, uses treatment modalities to provide tools to help manage symptoms and shift to a place of wellness. She has experience and interest in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, behavioral problems, and relationship difficulties. She has received training in several treatment modalities and interventions, specializing in trauma, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Hypnotherapy, and Mindfulness. Tami is passionate about helping people work towards their goals in a safe, healthy, and therapeutic environment. has worked with many diverse populations of all ages and is skilled in many different treatment modalities.
Dakota Grende, LMSW, is a Licensed Master of Social Worker in Idaho. She has held multiple roles in the mental health and social services fields serving communities in Alaska and Idaho over the past 7 years. Dakota graduated with her Master's degree in Social Work from Boise State University. Dakota enjoys working with diverse client experiences and families from different backgrounds, cultures, and life. Dakota has significant experience addressing behavioral challenges with children and providing parenting support for families. Dakota also has been trained in variety treatment modalities to help support clients using an approach and plan best suited to meet the needs and goals of each individual. Her treatment trainings include Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) and daily Mindfulness. She is also trained in providing TeleMental Health Services. In her free time, Dakota loves to engage in dance and art activities, and spend time traveling to new places.
Ashley Wolfe, LPC, CMHC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of Idaho and has her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in trauma and crisis from Walden University. She is also certified in Psychological First Aid. Ashley is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and works extensively with first responders, veterans, individuals, couples, families, and teenagers.
Corbin Burkett, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho. He has a Master's degree in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in grief and trauma counseling from Northwest Nazarene University. He has received a Master's degree in Psychology from NNU, as well as taught as an adjunct professor for the Psychology department. He received his Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and obtained a certificate in the ASIST program for suicide prevention. In previous years, he was the secretary for the Chi Sigma Iota honor society Nampa NNU Chapter. Corbin is presently working towards becoming a Neuropsychologist by obtaining his PsyD from NNU. Corbin has served over sixteen years in the military as both a Marine and a National Guardsman working in both combat roles as well as clerical positions. He has also worked previously in different government fields as a state correctional officer and a psychiatric technician for the state school hospital. Corbin works with all ages and has an eclectic theoretical base for treating clients. He focuses on psychoanalysis and understanding the roots of trauma, as well as how underlying issues may lead to some anxiety and behaviors. He believes that by journeying into oneself with introspection and analysis encourages a deeper understanding to further repair what issues one may be facing. He is also trained in telehealth. He believes his family, along with his counseling profession, is his reason to be on this earth, Corbin loves serving others and witnessing the rewards of wellness in individual’s lives.
Kaitlyn Mecham, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho. She received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health with both a Play Therapy and Crisis, Grief and Trauma emphasis from Northwest Nazarene University in 2022. Kaitlyn is a certified Sand Tray Specialist and is working towards credentialing as a Licensed Certified Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT). She has completed the introductory training for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and receives continued supervision on a weekly basis. Kaitlyn works primarily with children and adolescents but is happy to work with any age. Kaitlyn utilizes a variety of evidenced-based approaches including: person centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness strategies, and various play therapy techniques. She has experience working with depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, ADHD, parenting skills, self-esteem/self-acceptance, and general wellness. Kaitlyn focuses on creating a safe space and supportive relationship to empower individuals to accomplish their mental health goals. When Kaitlyn is not at work, she can be found enjoying outdoor activities, spending time with friends and family, and learning new hobbies.
Kira Burgess, Elmer, LCPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling, a Master’s degree in Psychology, and is currently working towards her doctoral degree as a clinical psychologist. Kira graduated from Northwest Nazarene University, with over fifteen years of behavioral health experience. Kira’s previous experience includes working with adults and adolescents in the correctional setting, in addition to serving as the program specialist with the Idaho Suicide Prevention Program. In 2016, Kira opened up her own practice, where she began her journey in obtaining the skills necessary for providing trauma-informed care. During this time, Kira partnered with the Nampa Family Justice Center, providing therapeutic services to families and children involved in domestic violence and/or abuse. In 2017, Kira began her forensic career, conducting domestic violence and child custody evaluations as a court-appointed expert. Kira has worked in the field of family law for six years, while also serving as an expert witness in many cases, testifying subject matters such as high conflict family dynamics, child sexual abuse allegations, domestic violence, and the appropriateness of therapeutic interventions in the context of child custody disputes. Kira is also trained in conducting child forensic interviews. Kira has taught as an adjunct professor at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and currently provides training to both mental health professionals and district courts in the area of parent-child contact problems and high conflict family dynamics. Kira’s clinical experience also includes being trained in EMDR, TF-CBT, Parenting Coordination, family systems, suicide prevention, and trauma-informed care. Kira works with all ages, while utilizing a strengths-based approach to therapy. She further believes therapy should be a collaborative process, where the client is an active participant in their own healing journey. Kira provides a non-judgmental and empathic space where the client is able to freely express themselves, gain insights, and develop effective coping strategies along the way.
Angie Joseph, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho. She graduated from Chico State with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She attended Walden University and has graduated with her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Angie has worked in an occupational health clinic, as well as primary practice, that have focused on First Responders and their wellness for 15 years. She has a passion for working with First Responders and their families. Angie also enjoys working with individuals, teenagers, and couples.
Jordyn Aydelotte, LMSW (she, her) graduated from Boise State University and with a Master's of Social Work in May, 2022. Jordyn received her Bachelor's of Science in Marriage and Family Studies at Brigham Young University - Idaho in 2019. She is currently a Licensed Master Social Worker in the State of Idaho and is working towards getting her Clinical Licensure as a LCSW.
Jordyn's professional background includes: administration and caregiving for aging adults in assisted living and memory care communities; providing one-on-one behavior intervention therapy to adults, teens, and children with developmental disability; working with adults and teens as a psychiatric technician in an acute psychiatric hospital setting; mental health case management and skills training for children, teens, and adults, including adults with severe and persistent mental illness as part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program and facilitating curriculum-based groups on parenting and grief. Jordyn also has experience providing crisis evaluations and counseling to children, adults, and teens in an outpatient setting. Jordyn mostly enjoys working with individuals one-on-one to provide talk-therapy. She is skilled at providing both in-person and telehealth counseling services to best meet her client’s needs. While she favors a strengths-based and person-centered approach in therapy, Jordyn also specializes in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as interventions. Jordyn offers a fresh focus on issues of diversity and inclusivity, as well as parenting skills, relationship skills, and inner child work (Attachment Theory, Internal Family Systems) all within a holistic, trauma-informed perspective. Jordyn is an LGBTQIA+, ethnicity-diverse-friendly clinician and excels in working with older children, teens, and young adults on issues including: depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, PTSD, attachment, behavior, and communication, among many others. When working with her clients, whatever their needs may be, Jordyn’s first priority is to establish a therapeutic relationship built on a foundation of trust and respect, allowing her clients to set the pace and take an empowered role in their own healing journey. When Jordyn is not at work, she can be found listening to podcasts, reading, spending time with her friends and family, drawing and painting.
Beth Grover, BS, Case Manager, graduated with distinction from Utah Valley University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Social Work. Beth has worked as a Para-educator for the West Ada School District where she assisted students and teachers in Special Education, Extended Resource, Case Management, and Positive Behavior Intervention. Over the past 20 years Beth has used her training and education to obtain and utilize appropriate, beneficial social and financial resources and community services for families of children and adults who have special needs. Beth has experience working as a Medicaid Certified Family Home provider for adults with developmental disabilities where she facilitates and encourages personal growth and independence. Beth works with all genders, ages, abilities/disabilities and is a strong advocate of inclusion. When not at work, she can be found enjoying indoor and outdoor activities including cooking, eating, watching movies, paddleboarding, running, camping and basketball. She enjoys making memories and sharing experiences with family and friends.
Ronda Cox, LCSW, is a Licensed Master of Social Worker in Idaho. She received her Masters of Social Work from Boise State University. She has worked in the social work field for over 18 years. She has experience working with diverse populations of all ages in different settings including hospitals, hospice, schools, camps, and jails with those experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, ADHD, personality disorders, relationship/parenting difficulties and more. She is trained in DBT, CBT, EMDR techniques, Co-Occurring disorders, and Telehealth Services. Ronda feels honored to be invited to serve others as they recover, heal, and rebuild their lives through attainable goals and baby steps. She loves meeting people and helping them along their journey to bigger and better things, or just to help them feel “unstuck” in a situation or feeling. She likes to cook, travel, read, and have “hammock time” when not witnessing humans working on creating their best lives. Her favorite things to do is spend time with my friends and family.
Pamala Want, MS, has a Master's Degree in Psychology and is currently working towards licensure. She has many years of experience in Targeted Care Coordination and Case Management services for those of all ages. She has worked with diverse populations to link and connect those with services and resources who seek case management and targeted care coordination. She also provides psychological testing services as a service extender under Ann Trotter, PhD.
Morgan Arritola, BS, Counseling Intern, is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Adams State University. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Boise State University in Respiratory Therapy. She has a passion for working with individuals and diverse populations while searching for her niche in the profession. Her expertise includes working with athletes, sports performance, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and sense of self. Morgan comes from a background in Olympic athletics and working extensively with athletes. Morgan utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and a solution focused approach. Her approach includes recognizing that an athlete’s potential is comprised of inner motivation, self-belief, social support, and the desire to achieve sustainable change. Morgan utilizes a holistic approach to aiding in training and competition. By exploring core beliefs, the athlete can begin to examine and identify current belief patterns that may be roadblocks, and develop tools to navigate challenges that may be barriers to achieving their dreamed potential, not only as an athlete, more importantly, a thriving human being in many facets of life. Outside of work, she can be found running or mountain biking the trails, cooking for friends and family, or simply relaxing with her two dogs.
Lauren Christian (she/her), BS, Counseling Intern, is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) at Antioch University with a focus on trauma. She graduated summa cum laude from Idaho State University with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Prior to returning to school, she spent over 15 years working in international logistics, connecting with individuals across the globe, coming to realize her true passion is building relationships with people of diverse backgrounds. She believes strongly in social justice and advocating for the needs of others. She is known for providing a space of judgement-free listening, creating safety, and offering support for those experiencing transitions and seeking transformation in their lives. While still discovering her niche in the counseling realm, she believes strongly in the mind body connection and is currently working towards her certification in Somatic Experiencing. She also believes the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves impact our actions, behaviors, and our way of relating to those around us and the world. As such, she works with clients to reframe their narrative and find new ways of being. Outside of the office she can be found backpacking and hiking around Idaho, listening to live music, and spending time with friends and family.
James Jacques, BSBM, Counseling Intern, is currently pursuing his Master's degree in Clinical Counseling. James graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with an emphasis on human capital management. James also served in the United States Marine Corps as an Aviation Firefighting and Rescue Specialist. He continued his service to our great country by working as a law enforcement officer for 30 years. Now, he is looking to continue his service through providing counseling in a supportive environment. He aspires to work with our first responder and Veteran community. When he is not studying for his next exam, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends outdoors. He especially enjoys adventurous rides in his side-by-side.
Chase Hayes, BS, MSW Intern, is currently attending Ohio State University pursuing his Master's Degree in Social Work. He achieved a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Central Florida in Psychology. Chase served six years in the United States Air Force as a Security Forces Staff Sergeant. While he was in the military he was awarded three Achievement Medals and Distinguished Graduate from Airman Leadership School. He is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and eager to learn more to be able to help people become the best version of themselves. Through teamwork, dedication to the process, and hard work the future is limitless.
Enrique Sanchez, BS, Counseling Intern, is currently working on his Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northwest Nazarene University. He attended the College of Idaho where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, a minor in Philosophy and Business Administration while competing in collegiate soccer. Enrique has a strong passion for Existentialism Logotherapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with an emphasis in treating trauma. He has several years of experience working as a psychiatric technician and ABA therapist with individuals with autism. He has worked extensively with children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, using Applied Behavior Analysis to increase behaviors that are helpful to functional living and decrease behaviors that are harmful to oneself and others. Outside the office he is often playing some sport activity or reading at a coffee shop. He loves all things quirky and goofy and enjoys a good laugh.