Behavioral Health Concierge Provider Profiles

November 18, 2022 Providence News Team

Andrea Bice, LCSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in AK, CA, ID, MT, NM, OR, TX, WA.

Andrea is a mental health therapist who has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Her experience and areas of specialization encompass a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, and autism spectrum disorder. She utilizes a collaborative approach with adolescents and their families and implements various evidence-based therapeutic techniques, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), Collaborative & Proactive Solutions, behavioral activation, and solution-focused therapy.

Andrea earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western Michigan University and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Washington.

Tiffany Courtnage, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in CA, ID, OR, NM, WA. 

Tiffany is a licensed independent clinical social worker. She earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Washington and has over fifteen years of experience working in outpatient and inpatient medical settings, hospice, and community mental health. 

Tiffany spent most of her career working in outpatient oncology at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance where she most recently worked as a manager of the Clinical Social Work department. Because of her many years in the health care sector, she has a specific interest in providing support to first responders and other health care providers, including those in health care leadership/administration. Tiffany has served clients who are experiencing concerns including (but not limited to): anxiety, depression, anticipatory grief and navigating a terminal diagnosis, end-of-life transitions, career and personal transition, workplace stress, and issues related to aging and caregiving. 

She utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Problem-Solving Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and mindfulness. “It takes a great deal of courage to ask for help. My hope is to hold space and bear witness to your story in a way that feels safe and supportive and allows you to draw upon your own strength and resilience.”

Shanna Crowe, LICSW
Currently not accepting new patients.

Shanna is a licensed independent clinical social worker. She earned her Master of Social Work degree from Wichita State University. Shanna works with a variety of age ranges from school age through seniors. She is experienced with treating mood disorders, ADHD, anxiety, trauma, and stress related disorders. Additionally, she has specialized working with people in difficult life transitions. Shanna is experienced using trauma- informed therapies that utilize neuroscience techniques in combination with other therapeutic interventions such as mindfulness based cognitive therapy and somatic experiencing to work with the mind-body connection. Shanna works to provide a holistic approach to improve the emotional and physiological regulation of the client to improve their overall well-being.

Andrew Daly, LCSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers and Providence Health Plan members in WA.

Andrew is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Substance Use Disorder Professional, with over ten years of clinical experience in primary care and outpatient treatment settings. He specializes in treating anxiety, depression, addiction, grief and loss, stress management and relationship, and communication related issues. Primary treatment modalities include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Behavior Activation, and Problem-Solving Therapy. Andrew is a trauma-informed, solution-focused clinician dedicated to helping patients achieve their desired goals and outcomes. He is passionate about helping patients actualize post-traumatic growth from painful or challenging life experiences.

Andrew earned his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brandman University and his Master of Social Work degree from University of Southern California.

Meredith Ford, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in AK, CA, ID, MT, OR, TX, WA.

Meredith Ford is a mental health therapist working with adults, adolescents, and families. She is experienced with children, teens, and families with a variety of social, emotional, and behavioral concerns, including anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD and trauma. She also has experience with perinatal mental health, parenting and substance use disorders. She has worked in schools, hospitals, community-based agencies, and private practice.

Meredith is experienced with both brief interventions and intensive treatment. She uses a collaborative and strength-based approach as an imperative component to the change process. She views therapy from a developmental perspective and trauma-informed lens while using a variety of therapeutic interventions, including cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, humanistic approaches, and dialectical behavioral therapy, to improve overall wellness and functioning.

Meredith earned both her bachelor's degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from University of California Irvine and her master's degree in Social Work from University of Southern California.

Sherlyn Frank, LCSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in CA.

Sherlyn is a Clinical Social Worker licensed in California and New York with 25 years of experience working with children, families, and adults in the areas of child welfare, psychosocial assessments, behavioral health, forensic & medical social work, and management. She also specializes in international social work in London, UK as the sole member of an LLC. She worked as a Specialist Assessment Services consultant managing non-profit teams and private organizations for six of the fifteen years residing abroad.

Sherlyn has over 10 years of licensed psychotherapy experience specializing in working with children, adolescents, and high-functioning adults in the areas of trauma, grief, anxiety, and depression.

Cathlyn Fraguela-Rios, LICSW
Currently not accepting new patients.

Cathlyn earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington. Cathlyn completed her internship at the Behavioral Health and Memory Wellness Unit at Auburn Medical Center. Cathlyn cares for patients with a wide range of behavioral health needs including depression, anxiety, and stress. Her evidence-based approach utilizes mindfulness and stress reduction techniques. Cathlyn’s practice philosophy is "I believe that making connections with people is the cornerstone of doing meaningful work with them. Helping them think through whatever challenges they are going through. I envision my work to be figuring out what works for each individual so that the change can be sustainable."

Denise Gallegos, LICSW
Currently not accepting new patients.

Denise is a licensed independent clinical social worker who began her career working in the Criminal Justice System providing crisis and group counseling to survivors of violent crime after receiving her Masters degree in Criminal Justice with emphasis on counseling at Washington State University. She received her Masters in Social Work at the University of Washington. After practicum at Harborview Abuse and Trauma Center, Denise settled into working as a behavioral health counselor in medical residency clinics. Denise is also an instructor in advanced clinical practice at University of Washington School of Social Work. She is completing certification in EMDR trauma treatment and has been trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy skills and mindfulness to address trauma, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, interpersonal violence, and insomnia. She considers mind, body, spirit, and culture in treatment planning. “I believe creating an accepting, humble, evocative space in the therapeutic dyad is critical to achieve positive change and through this team approach transformation occurs.”

Sarah Gibson, LCSW
Currently not accepting new patients.

Sarah is a licensed clinical social worker currently practicing in California and originally hailing from the Pacific Northwest. After receiving her Masters of Social Work from Portland State University, Sarah furthered her training to include drama therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness practice. Sarah blends creativity with evidence-based practice to support her clients with their exploration of authentic self. Sarah’s work began while serving in the Peace Corps in Rreshen, Albania and since has worked in psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment facilities and intensive outpatient programs. Her areas of specialization include addiction, depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. “We each play a series of roles in our daily life. My job is to support my clients in expanding their comfort and ability to switch roles and take advantage of their inherent abilities to grow and change."

Pam Green, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers and Providence Health Plan members in OR and WA. 

Pam is an independently licensed clinical social worker. She earned her Master of Social Work degree from Arizona State University with a concentration in behavioral health with adults. Pam has worked in psychiatric hospitals, intensive outpatient programs, emergency rooms and primary care clinics for more than 12 years and specializes in work with adults, couples, and families. A seasoned therapist, Pam provides a safe space to process emotions and life experiences without judgement, while exploring barriers in order to create positive and meaningful change. Pam’s clinical approach is person-centered and firmly grounded in the theories, research and evidence-based techniques which have proven consistently effective over time. She specializes in depression, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss, and general life transitions. Her practice philosophy is that each client has a unique set of strengths that provide the foundation with which to build. “The work we do together will be personalized, collaborative and uniquely tailored for you.”

Desiree Hobson, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in CA and WA.

Desiree has enjoyed a rewarding career in the healthcare industry as a medical social worker since 2007. She is passionate about mental health and has been privileged to attend to the needs of individuals facing moments of crisis in the emergency department and acute-care settings. She is adept at providing biopsychosocial assessments, comprehensive psychiatric evaluations for voluntary and involuntary patients, suicide/homicide assessments, psychosocial support and community resources to individuals and families. Desiree is deeply moved with compassion for individuals seeking support and guidance facing challenges along life’s journey. Being fully present for her patients concerns, hopes and challenges is an honor for her.

Emily Ishado, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in CA, ID, MT, NM, OR, TX, WA.

Emily is a licensed independent clinical social worker who earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington. Emily has more than 15 years’ experience in health care and medical social work and specializes in the field of geriatrics, dementia, caregiving, managing multi-morbidity and improving self-care. She has served clients who are coping with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, general stressors, life transitions and grief/loss. Emily utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Motivational Interviewing, CBT, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Narrative Therapy. Emily’s practice philosophy is to "take the time to listen and respect each individual’s story and experience, while identifying and highlighting areas of strength and resilience. In doing so, we can develop a collaborative plan together and a way to move forward.".

Angela Lim, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in AK, CA, ID, MT, NM, OR, TX, WA. 

Angela Lim is a licensed independent clinical social worker. Angela Lim earned her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Washington and completed internships at Cancer Lifeline and the Seattle Veterans Administration. Angela has worked in health care for 40 years, 18 years as a health care social worker. She provides care for individuals and families in all phases of life, including those seeking to improve their overall health and those facing serious illness. Angela Lim’s practice philosophy is “We each hold the solution to the challenge we face, connecting to a good listener can guide you to your truth”.

Sarah Pulvere, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers and Providence Health Plan members in AK, CA, ID, MT, OR, TX, WA

Sarah obtained her Masters of Social Work from the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is a licensed independent clinical social worker who resides in California and has spent the last six and a half years serving her community at an inpatient psychiatric hospital and its outpatient program. Sarah has lived and worked in Australia, Japan, and the USA, practicing in the prison system, the family violence sector, child protective services and private therapy. Sarah has internship experience in the hospice and emergency departments of St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne. She brings a unique lens to her practice, utilizing an eclectic, client-centered approach to therapy that promotes insight and self-awareness. "I care about connecting with others in a genuine, open, compassionate way. I care about bearing witness to their stories and validating their experiences. I am passionate about enhancing life satisfaction, inspiring personal growth by tapping into a client's internal strengths and resources."

Lina Reyes, LCSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in CA. 

Lina Reyes is a licensed clinical social worker in California. Lina earned her master’s in social work from the University of Southern California and has worked in the healthcare industry as a medical social worker for over 10 years. She is skilled in dealing with behavioral health crisis, anxiety, depression, situational stress, grief and loss. 

Lina has worked with a variety of ages, including adults, older adults, young adults, and adolescents. She enjoys working with diverse populations and has experience with issues such as aging, gender and LGBTQ issues. Lina's therapeutic approach incorporates a variety of brief interventions including CBT, motivational interviewing and mindfulness, and is individualized for every client. 

Sandra Selby, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in AK, CA, ID, MT, OR, TX, WA.

Sandra is a licensed independent clinical social worker. She earned her master's in social work from Smith College. Sandra has more than five years of experience in private practice as well as experience in the settings of community mental health and health care. She is comfortable helping people with a wide variety of issues. Her areas of specializations include anxiety, depression, coping skills, relationship issues, life transitions and coping with illness. Sandra incorporates different treatment approaches depending on the individual. She has training in mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and psychodynamic therapy. Sandra believes that “offering a safe non-judgmental environment where clients feel heard and respected can alleviate anxiety and depression. Through a collaborative relationship I support my clients moving towards a life that reflects their values and reduces stress."

Stephen Singer, LICSW
Provides care to Providence Health Plan members in AK, CA, ID, MT, OR, TX, WA.

Stephen earned his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington and is a licensed independent clinical social worker. Stephen completed his practicum training at a University of Washington medical clinic. Stephen has training and experience working with people on issues that include depression, anxiety, communication, relationships and stress; he utilizes mindfulness, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-informed care. Stephen's practice philosophy is "I believe that every individual has the right to be heard and we have a moral obligation to support one another. Making a meaningful connection is the first step toward fostering positive and sustainable change and helping individuals where they are at."

Dawn St. Aubyn, MSW, LICSW
Currently not accepting new patients.

Dawn is a licensed independent clinical social worker. She earned her master’s degree in social work from New Mexico State University in 1999, and her BA in sociology at California University - South Bay in 1992. Dawn has more than 30 years’ experience working in the human services field; she’s had the privilege of working with people of all ages and walks of life over that time. Having spent many years in the health care sector, she has a passion for supporting first responders and other health care providers. With all her patients, she approaches their stories with respect, humor, warmth and a comprehensive understanding of evidence-based therapeutic tools. She is comfortable working with individuals and couples, adolescents and adults who might be struggling with relationship issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, overwhelm or situational stressors. “Working through life’s transitions means more than ‘fixing what’s wrong with you.’ It’s about optimization of happiness, growth, learning new communication and coping tools, and becoming the person you want to be.”

Beth Tomer, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in AK, CA, MT, OR, WA.

Beth is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, earning her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She has worked for many years in the acute care  setting,  primarily the inpatient and emergency room environments but also spent time in the long-term care industry.   She is comfortable working with individuals across the age spectrum, adolescents to older adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis or other behavioral health issues like depression, stress, substance use or anxiety. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages and finds it meaningful to support others during life’s most challenging moments.  Beth is also a Certified Case Manager which has fostered her practice of promoting wellness, advocacy and health education that focuses on engaging clients to help  navigate difficult or stressful situations.  She believes in treating the whole person in her work.   Her practice philosophy is to create a safe space for individuals to share their struggles and concerns while using a strengths-based approach to help individuals cope, thrive and move forward.

Chi Tsujino Wells, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in ID, OR, TX, WA.

Chi is a licensed independent clinical social worker, earning her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington. Chi is also certified as an Advanced Hospice & Palliative Social Worker (ACHP-SW). Born and raised in Japan, Chi enjoys connecting with people from all backgrounds and diverse life experience. She feels it is a great honor to bear witness to her clients’ stories and support them in their journey. Chi is a generalist in practice and enjoys helping people with a wide variety of concerns: Stress, grief/loss, life transitions and caregiving issues.  She has experience working at community agencies and health care institutions both in in-patient and in-home care settings. Chi believes in meeting people where they are and that every individual has unique inner strengths that are key to their own healing. She works collaboratively with her clients through a strengths-based approach to move forward together.

Amanda Van Erden, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in AK, CA, ID, MT, OR, TX, WA.

Amanda Van Erden is a licensed independent clinical social worker. Amanda earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a second bachelor’s degree in health and wellness from Kaplan University. She has more than 10 years of experience in private practice and health care settings. She specializes in stress management, anxiety, depression, addiction, bereavement, and healthy lifestyle. She has training in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Amanda cares deeply about providing excellent mental health care to her clients.

Katie Walker, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers in AK, CA, ID, MT, NM, OR, TX, WA

Katie is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, earning her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington. She enjoys serving individuals or families throughout life transitions, including anxiety, depression, self-care, stress reduction, communication, life-limiting illnesses, end-of-life transitions, disability, and grief and loss. Katie uses strength-based, solution focused, CBT and mindfulness approaches to assist in looking at life’s difficulties in a different way. Whether someone is feeling overwhelmed or just in need of a little guidance on what the next step should be, Katie is there to join with you, where you are and help to find a path forward.

Erica Williams, LICSW
Provides care to Providence caregivers and Providence Health Plan members in CA, ID, MT, OR, WA 

Erica Williams is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with experience caring for individuals and families experiencing a variety of biopsychosocial challenges. Erica earned her Bachelors of English from Boston College and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Washington. Following her interest in the mind-body-spirit connection, she has since practiced as a medical social worker in settings including inpatient psychiatry, adult and pediatric intensive care, the mental health court system, palliative care, and cancer treatment. Erica is currently pursuing continuing education in the field of Spiritual Psychology through the University of Santa Monica and has over 400 hours of training in the practice, philosophy, and teaching of traditional yoga.

Erica believes that inner work can be the most courageous, meaningful, and transformational work a person can do, thus she considers sitting with clients an honor and a privilege. Her intention is to create a compassionate and skillful counseling environment in which clients are empowered to heal the parts inside that hurt and move forward on what matters most to them.

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