Joanna Trussel, Clinical Director, MSW, LCSW, EMDR
Joanna graduated from her Master program in 2002 from Walla Walla University’s Clinical Social Work program. Joanna has worked in Community Mental Health, Residential Treatment Facilities, Wilderness Treatment and with incarcerated patients through her years of work. Joanna specializes in Trauma work and is certified to use EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and PE (Progressive Exposure) to address these symptoms of PTSD. Joanna has utilized experiential treatment skills in her Equine Assisted Psychotherapy programs working with Sex Offenders, Anger Management, Families, Corporations, Team Building, and group and individual clinical work. Joanna uses an eclectic approach to address the needs of each individual patient and their families that come into her office.
Dr. Aaron Harris, PhD
Dr. Harris is a Licensed Clinical & Consulting Psychologist, who currently provides consultation, assessment, and therapy services through both the Healthy Care Solutions clinic and his private practice. He received his Bachelors in Psychology from Brigham Young University and his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maryland-College Park. Licensed since 2007, he has worked in diverse clinical settings, including outpatient clinic and inpatient medical center practices, as well as medical facilities with the US Air Force and the Veterans Health Administration. Most recently, he moved to the Idaho Falls area in March 2015 and served as Executive Director of the Behavioral Health Center (BHC) until his move back to outpatient care this past year. Through these diverse experiences, Dr. Harris has developed expertise in several areas of assessment and psychotherapy, including health psychology (pain, sleep, stress, and chronic illness), trauma & Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), sport & performance psychology, depression & anxiety, and relationship & marital distress. He is also involved in numerous community and outreach activities, including membership on the Idaho Psychological Association (IPA) Executive Committee, the Center for Hope Board of Directors, and the NAMI-Upper Valley Board of Directors.
Dr. Dawn Cureton, PsyD
Dawn Cureton is a Licensed Psychologist. She currently works as an independent contractor providing psychological testing and teaches adjunct psychology classes at the College of Eastern Idaho. She received her bachelor’s in Psychology from Purdue University and her masters and doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. Dawn has worked at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center at the Behavioral Health Center in Idaho Falls conducting psychological testing for two years. She has also worked as a counseling psychologist for over 10 years at several universities in California and Utah prior to moving to Idaho with her family. She has given several presentations in the community exploring how to recognize and manage anxiety and depression in adolescents and values the opportunities she has had working with Hope Squad, the Bonneville Youth Development Council, and Madison Cares.
Lisa Wilmore, LPC
I value the opportunity to walk with you in your journey, no matter where you are at. I strive to provide a safe space where you can connect with your most authentic self. This work is best done with a non-judgmental, genuine therapeutic relationship. I enjoy working with people from all diverse backgrounds. In particular, I specialize in working with children, distressed couples, and people struggling with addiction. I am endlessly curious to learn people’s stories and I feel deeply privileged to be invited into these stories every day. My experience and focus of study is in Couples, Marriage, and Family Therapy. My approach to counseling comes from an attachment perspective wherein we learn how to adapt to life’s hardships through our most important relationships. I also have specialized training in alcohol and drug addiction counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho. I have training in advanced play therapy, trauma-informed care, and am a certified Level 1 Gottman Method couples therapist.
Julie King, LCSW
Julie received her Bachelor’s degree from BYU-Idaho and her Master’s degree from Walla Walla University. Julie has worked in residential treatment, CBRS, and ARFIP programs. Julie has done individual and family therapy and loves helping others. Julie specializes in working with children, teens, and families. Julie has a background in helping others with ADHD, anxiety, depression, behavior issues, and takes on a CBT based approach. Julie is kind, compassionate, and non-judgemental in her interactions with others.
Cindy Wade, LPC, EMDR
Cindy is an Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and her Master’s degree in Counseling, both from Idaho State University. Cindy has worked with K-12 children and college level students, families, individuals, and couples. She has enjoyed working in the school district, including the alternative high school. She has worked in a clinical setting, and on campus with traditional and non-traditional college students. Cindy has also worked with the elderly in Residential Treatment Facilities, and with numerous community service organizations, as well as prison ministry. Cindy works from a humanistic perspective and utilizes various theories best suited for the client. She works with all populations and is trained to use EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Fillial and Play therapy, Adlerian therapy, Reality therapy, CBT, DBT, and is solution focused. Cindy values building a relationship of trust with each individual client and feels this is vital for the journey to healing. Her office is a safe space where the client can comfortably express concerns and fears and find acceptance without judgement. She looks forward to walking your journey with you.
Katie Barnes, Counseling Intern
I enjoy advocating for my clients to author their own lives. Constructing a positive future narrative will help bring hopes and dreams to the surface. I am currently finishing my Master’s degree in Family, Couples and Marriage Counseling at Idaho State University. I attended Gottman Method Couples Training 1 & 2. I have had additional coursework in Animal Assisted Interventions in Counseling. I am part of the Honor Society Chi Sigma Iota. My future plans include incorporating horses into therapy to share the healing power of animals with others. Katie is currently offering free counseling at Healthy Care Solutions.