Behavioral Health Clinician
Jason Adams is a Certified Drug Counselor through the Northwest Indian Alcohol/Drug Specialist Certification Board and a Qualified Substance Use Disorder Professional in the State of Idaho. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology through the University of Idaho and his Masters degree in Professional Counseling through Grand Canyon University.
Jason has 12 years of experience in treating addiction. His therapeutic approach is compassionate, understanding and flexible in order to meet the needs of each individual client. In addition to treating addiction, Jason also has experience in working with those who suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, and a variety of other mental health conditions that often co-occur with addiction.
Behavioral Health Clinician
Angie Delio holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Boise State University and is a licensed clinical social worker in the State of Idaho (LCSW 37256).
Before coming to Marimn Health Medical Center, Angie spent 5 ½ years working in the social work department at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene. Angie worked in several departments of Kootenai Health though worked primarily in the ICU and Emergency Department. Working in the Emergency Department gave Angie the opportunity to work with many people in the midst of crisis where she was able to offer supportive counseling. Angie helped facilitate critical incident debriefing for staff. Working closely with the Palliative Care team she was able to offer supportive counseling for patients and their families. Angie also co-facilitated the Kootenai Health weekly grief support groups.
When working with patients Angie prefers to work with both Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioral therapies. In her spare time Angie loves to hike and read, but her favorite time is time spent with her family.
Behavioral Health Counselor
Cristy is a Licensed Master Social Worker with a Masters Degree from Walla Walla University, WA. She has been serving children and families of diverse populations for over 10 years in various capacities including elementary school support, outdoor based therapy, youth counseling, and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Cristy uses a strengths-based, person-centered approach working with clients to develop and individualistic plan, together with the client exploring thoughts, feelings, and patterns. She believes that everyone is worthy of love and acceptance regardless of their past history and works with each client to establish self-acceptance and hope.
Cristy loves adventure, music, and nature. She values family and often travels home to Canada to visit her many siblings, nieces and nephews. Cristy has lived in Idaho for over three years now and enjoys all the opportunities for outdoor activities that this area has to offer. She enjoys backpacking, fishing, kayaking, and is often adventuring in some capacity with her fiancé and their dog, Lukla.
Behavioral Health Clinician
Willow Kenyon holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Boise State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Lewis-Clark State College. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker and is currently completing her hours for clinical licensure. She is a Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Clinician at Marimn Health in the Behavioral Health Department.
Willow believes that every person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect and also understands that healing and personal growth comes from a joint effort between the client and clinician. She uses a strengths-based, ecological systems approach, and incorporates therapeutic techniques such as Motivational Interviewing and components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in her work with clients. Willow has training and experience facilitating groups, including: Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Trauma-focused MRT, Process Groups, Anger Management, Relapse Prevention, and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Substance Abuse. She recently completed the White Bison: Mending Broken Hearts training.
Michelle Moore is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Idaho. She is currently a Mental Health Clinician at Marimn Health. Her educational experience includes a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Bachelor of Arts degree is in Psychology.
Michelle was born and raised in Southwest Alaska. She is Yup’ik Eskimo and a proud member of the Curyung tribe.
Michelle has lived in the Pacific Northwest for over two years. She enjoys fishing, berry picking, volleyball, and weekends at the lake.
Michelle looks forward to serving the local community and enhancing cultural values within the therapeutic process. She focuses on collaborating with clients to help reach their therapeutic goals and enhance resiliency. Her theoretical orientation is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Several therapeutic techniques may be integrated into sessions, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.
Clinician & Clinical Supervisor Substance Use Program
Angela Munson (Angie) is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW 33877) and has 11 years of experience working in the field of Mental Health with a variety of ages and populations. She received her Bachelors of Social Work in 2006 and while working in the field of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and obtained her Masters of Social Worker in 2010 from Boise State University. Angie has lived most of her life in North Idaho.
Angie believes that each person is unique and that treatment plans should be tailored to those individual needs. Angie started supervising the SUD program in Jan 2016 and also continues to work as a therapist working with children, families, and adults from a person-in-environment perspective focused on a strength based approach. These interventions include: Dialectical Behavioral therapy, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered, art and/or play therapy and Adlerian Therapy. Angie has treated a wide variety of mental health concerns including disorders such as Schizophrenia, childhood disorders, Autism spectrum disorder, depression, PTSD, Bipolar, Personality Disorders and substance abuse related disorders. Angie has helped individuals and families achieve their goals and find resolutions to everyday life stressors. Angie looks forward to getting to know each individual client and family and help them develop a tailored plan to achieve their goals.
Behavioral Health Counselor
Joshua Severns is a Licensed Master Social Worker. He holds a Master’s Degree from Boise State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Lewis-Clark State College. In addition to Social Work, his undergraduate studies include research in human biology, biochemistry sciences and abnormal psychology. He resides in the local community, but originally hails from Boston, Massachusetts. Josh is a federally recognized descendant of the Gros Ventre Tribe (H’aninin – White Clay People) from the Fort Belknap reservation, and embraces his Native roots.
Josh’s graduate school internship was here at the Marimn Health Medical Center- Behavioral Health Department. In addition to therapy, he also works part-time as a Firefighter/EMT for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe – Departmnet of Fire Management and the Gateway Fire Protection District. He greatly enjoys helping others in the community and protecting our beautiful land from the risks of wildland and structural fires. In his free time, Josh enjoys snowboarding, fishing, bowling, boxing and the occasional PlayStation.
Josh’s approach to therapy is compassionate, insightful, and collaborative. He believes the strength of one’s spirit can aid in healing the mind and body. Josh also uses teachings from the Medicine Wheel in his practice, and believes people from all walks of life can benefit from its healing. His approach to therapy is through a strengths-perspective that focuses on the unique needs of each person by empowering them to enrich their lives with wellness and balance. He uses a system of Interpersonal Processing Psychotherapy, Solution-Focused, psycho-education, self-empowerment, attachment-based, and family-centered practice to better meet the wide variety of problems that may be affecting you. Josh looks forward to working with you to better understand your concerns and help you to start achieving your goals for therapy.
Behavioral Health Counselor
Heather Threadgill holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Boise State University. She is a master social worker in the State of Idaho (MSW 34880).
Heather’s initial experience in the social work field took place at two non-profit agencies where survivors of various crimes were assisted in both Idaho and Washington state. Crisis intervention, supportive counseling, education, integrated safety planning, and rotating shift coverage of a 24/7-hour crisis line are just a handful of the responsibilities she managed while serving within these non-profit organizations.
Prior to joining Marimn Health, she served at a for-profit, community healthcare organization where her talents were expanded to involve the following: providing mental health triage for patients referred by their primary care physicians, conducting both client care coordination services and psychiatric medication intake appointments, performing a wide variety of mental health assessments, and engaging clients in Behavioral Activation therapy.
While not a native Idahoan, she’s called Idaho her “home” for the past five years and enjoys hiking, biking, and kayaking. Heather graduated with her master’s degree in May of 2015 and is now working towards her clinical license while serving her current client caseload. Her past academic and present professional affiliations include Golden Key International Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society, and the National Association of Social Workers.
Heather enjoys working with the clients seen at Marimn Health Medical Center’s Behavioral Health department. A healthy, professional therapeutic alliance between the counselor and client is a fundamental foundational step towards both long-term healing and individual client empowerment. A strengths-based approach is utilized in session with Heather and various therapeutic techniques may be incorporated, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Jamie Smith holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services through the University of Idaho and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-6213) and also an Advanced Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (11442). She is currently a Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Clinician at Marimn Health Medical Center in the Behavioral Health Department.
Jamie is a native of North Idaho and served the community she grew up in for most of her life. She worked as a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy for approximately 11 years, in patrol, detectives, marine division and as a rescue diver. She decided her experience and skills could be better put to work in the counseling field and went back to school in 2006, and worked for Children’s Village in Coeur d’Alene while completing her Bachelor’s in Psychology. After graduation she worked as a substance use counselor in Everett, Washington for a short time before returning to Coeur d’Alene. She has worked for most of the last 10 years for Sequel Alliance Family Services and along the way completed her Master’s Degree. She has been providing assistance to individuals with substance use disorders and mental health issues and helped in the development of Shoshone County’s first Drug Court program.
Jamie looks forward to meeting and working with clients at Marimn Health. She will assist you in finding and utilizing your strengths in order to build resiliency and achieve your therapeutic goals. She utilizes therapies including: Person Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has training and experience facilitating various evidence based treatment groups, including Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Anger Management, Relapse Prevention, and Living in Balance.
Jamie currently lives in Coeur d’Alene with her husband and 5 horses. She and her husband belong to the Back Country Horsemen of Idaho and assist the forest service in keeping local trails cleared and open for the public. She has a love for all things outdoor and participates in hiking, swimming, snowshoeing and is devoted to her horses.
Behavioral Health Clinician
Ellyn is a Licensed Professional Counselor who grew up in the Northwest and loves all the opportunities for outdoor fun that it has to offer. She especially enjoys hiking with her fiancé, two step children, and her cocker spaniel Indiana Jones. She also enjoys camping, fishing, and barbecuing.
Ellyn loves to learn and got her B.A. in Speech Communication from Whitworth University. She earned her M.A. in Community Counseling from Gonzaga University making her a ZAGS fan. She also enjoys watching professional football and has split allegiances to both the Seahawks and the Vikings.
She is close with her parents and siblings and tries to visit them in Oregon every chance she gets. Her family is very artistic so she grew up involved in drama and choir as well as varsity soccer. Now, as an adult, she enjoys watching younger family members play soccer and attending art shows featuring her mother and sister. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and working with children and families at Marimn Health.
Community Healing and Wellness Coordinator
Ryan Ortivez grew up on the Coeur d’ Alene Indian Reservation.
Ryan is certified as a recovery coach supervisor as well as peer support specialist. Ryan has been in recovery since June of 2012. His passion for serving this community stems from his own recovery and wanting to help guide people in a better direction to create a greater future for themselves and build a stronger, more positive future for our community as a whole.
Ryan is familiar with the Coeur d’ Alene tribal culture and believes that culture can be a huge asset in the recovery process. Ryan loves his work, loves the community he serves, and loves his team here at Marimn Health.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Kain obtained his undergraduate education at Georgetown College in Kentucky where he double-majored in biology and aquaculture before pursuing his life-long dream of becoming a physician. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic and began practicing in South Bend, Indiana while participating on the Rodeo and Martial Arts teams for over 14 years. Dr. Kain has an interest in energy medicine, is a certified nutritionist and practices Zero Balancing therapy. He and his wife are embracing the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He is known as the clinic practical joker and enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, shooting and traditional archery.
DDS & Dental Director
Dr. Taylor Wilkens has a long history in north Idaho and eastern Washington. He first moved to Spokane from Florida in 1985 after his father completed his residency in family medicine.
Dr. Wilkens attended Walla Walla University where he earned his undergraduate degree in biology. He moved to California to attend dental school at Loma Linda University. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2012.
His primary focus at Marimn Health is improving the overall oral health of the community by emphasizing prevention practices as well as treating disease by providing the highest quality dental care possible.
Dr. Wilkens met his wife while they were both in school at Loma Linda University. They were married during his first year of dental school and have two boys who are 13 months apart.
Dr. Wilkens loves nearly any activity that involves the lake. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking, camping, visiting new places, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Frank Allen grew up in the little town of Byron, Wyoming. Byron is smaller than Plummer and sits at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains’ on the east and Yellowstone Park to the west. He grew up liking sports, hunting, and fishing and still till this day finds these activities to be exciting and rewarding.
Dr. Allen graduated from Brigham Young University and moved to Portland, Oregon. He graduated from the University of Oregon School of Dentistry.
Dr. Allen married to his sweetheart Colleen. Together, they have seven children and seventeen grand-children. Right out of dental school, Dr. Allen went to Hermiston, Oregon where he had a dental practice there for twelve years. From there I went to Post Falls, Idaho where he had a dental practice with his twin brother James Allen.
Dr. Allen has been with Marimn Health since 2009 and he really loves it here. He is truly grateful to Marimn Health and especially the Marimn Health dental staff and his patients that make this such a special place.
Dr. Adam Holecek is originally from La Grande, Oregon. He and his wife Stephanie moved to Northern Idaho in 2004.
Dr. Holecek earned his bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of Washington. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University. Following dental school, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the University of Michigan. While he was receiving his dental training, Dr. Holecek completed an externship for the IHS in Bethel, Alaska.
Dr. Holecek started working part time for Marimn Health in 2012 while also working in private practice in Post Falls, Idaho. In 2018, Dr. Holecek transitioned to full time at Marimn Health.
Dr. Holecek, Stephanie, and their two children enjoy all the wonderful opportunities that Northern Idaho. When he’s not hunting or fishing, he can be found skiing or enjoying sports.
Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Dr. Matt Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Union College. He earned his Master of Business Administration and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Loma Linda University.
Dr. John spent several years working in private practice in both California and Oregon before coming to work for Marimn Health.
He still has family in Nebraska. Fun fact – his great grandpa was a potato farmer in Idaho. He and his wife Kristina have a dog named Wilson and a cat, Delila. They enjoy traveling, hiking, lake sports, snow skiing, astronomy, photography, and playing the guitar.
Medical Director, Medical Doctor
Dr. Gonzalez attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii and provided adult, pediatric, prenatal, OB/GYN and in-patient hospitalist services at Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Services Hospital in Crow Agency Montana before coming to Marimn Health. She was raised in a military family and grew up in Hawaii. Dr. Gonzalez’s idea of fun is traveling with her family, reading, and eating shaved ice (preferably at the beach).
Dr. Kate Aguirre is a board certified Family Medicine Physician. She grew up in rural Northern New Mexico and completed medical school at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She moved to Idaho with her husband and completed her Family Medicine Residency in Coeur d’Alene. Dr. Aguirre is excited to be part of the team at Marimn Health team. She has particular interests in pediatrics, women’s health, including prenatal care, and preventive medicine.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, snowboarding, and spending time with her husband and adorable young son.
Dr. Chapman is a General Practitioner having received his training through the United States Cost Guard, Lake Superior State University and USA Medicine Residency Program Medical University of the Americas. He has done extensive traveling to Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Puerto Rico, Sudan and Thailand. He was born and raised in San Jose, California and aside from enjoying family time with his wife, Sena and their two children, enjoys scuba diving, small craft piloting, sailing hiking, and fishing.
Doctor of Osteopathy
Dr. Fullen began his medical career as a Navy Hospital Corpsman in 1976. He went on to training at Emory University to become a physician assistant and worked in an Army battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington for 4 years. He entered medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating in 1989, and spent 3 years completing his residency at East Tennessee State University. He spent an additional 4 years as a full time emergency room physician in the coal mining country of southwest Virginia before he moved out west to spend the remainder of his successful career providing services to native Americans from various tribes –the Colville Confederated Tribes, the Spokane Tribe and most recently with Marimn Health and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Dr. Fullen is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He and his wife, Nancy, have 3 grown children and enjoy horses, sailing, amateur astronomy, woodworking and playing several musical instruments.
Behavioral Health Consultant
Dave Ingebritsen, Ph.D.
David A. Ingebritsen, Ph.D., has been serving Marimn Health’s patients since 1995. He is currently serving in the role of Behavioral Health Consultant based in the Medical Department and available to support patients and staff in all departments. Between 1995 and 2015, he served as a therapist and Behavioral Health Director.
He received his Doctoral Degree in the Psychosocial Aspects of Sport from the University of Utah in 1996, a Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance from Pacific Lutheran University in 1982, and a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (Corrective Therapy concentration) from Pacific Lutheran University in 1979. David completed a doctoral level internship at the University of Utah and his practicum and field work in the public schools (K-12). He is licensed in the State of Idaho and has a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington, and is certified as a Clinical Supervisor for both Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Idaho. He has been a Trainer/Provider with Emotional Brain Training, Inc. providing neuroscience based emotional brain training skills since 1998.
David has worked as a mental health counselor in community agencies since 1993. He has five and a half years of experience working with Student Services at the collegiate level that includes counseling and advising activities. He has six and a half years of experience facilitating goal-setting classes for teens and adults. David has taught several core community college courses and consulted with elementary, high school and collegiate athletes. He has also consulted with school district and hospital personnel and other agencies as well as facilitated and co-facilitated several community educational and staff development programs.
At the core of David’s therapeutic approach are counseling theories and strategies that have been developed by nationally recognized leaders in psychotherapy. He uses a creative synthesis approach, which deals with the clients’ thoughts, feelings and behaviors. David focuses on personal boundaries, self-esteem, and cognitive and affective processes. He helps individual’s work through grief, loss and anger in ways that assist them in gaining a sense of personal power.
Robert Davis attended the University of Washington MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Program. He graduated in 2008 and worked at Marimn Health when it was known as the Benewah Medical Center from 2008-2012. He returned to Marimn Health in September of 2018.
Robert served in the United States Navy for 8 years and is currently serving for the Washington Army National Guard. He is a native of North Idaho having grown up in Mullan, Idaho. He is married with 2 wonderful kids. He enjoys traveling with his family, hunting, fishing, camping, hiking.
Tucker Larsen received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Boston University and returned to the Pacific Northwest to work in the field of social work and mental health which included homeless outreach, case management and residential care in Missoula, Montana. He attended the University of Washington, graduating with his Master’s degree in the physician assistant program in 2016. During his training he received the John B. Coombs award for Exemplary Leadership and an award for his Capstone project. Tucker currently holds a position on the Board of Directors for the Idaho Association of Physician Assistants. He and his wife, Annie, enjoy adventuring in the outdoors of the northwest.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Nikole Mills completed her Master of Nursing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Gonzaga University. In addition, she received her nursing degree from North Idaho College, as well as a Bachelor degree in Sociology, a Master of Education in counseling, and her Master Addiction Counselor certification. Nikole has many years of experience practicing as a mental health therapist and addiction counselor and over five years of experience working in an inpatient adult behavioral health unit and residential chemical dependency unit.
Nikole grew up in North Idaho and enjoys working with a wide variety of individuals. In her free time, she enjoys taking advantage of the various outdoor activities that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nichole Vetter completed her nursing degree in 2000 at Augustana College and worked on the cardiac floor of Mayo Clinic. For three years she provided services to the Inupiaq Tribe in Alaska working in the ER, Specialty Clinic and CHAP Program before moving to Nebraska to spend the next 8 years working as a Public Health Nurse for the Winnebago Tribe. In 2013 she returned to Briar Cliff University to obtain her Master of Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner and soon thereafter came to Marimn Health to provide medical services for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Nichole grew up in South Dakota and enjoys reading, running, fishing, camping, hiking and especially if it includes her husband and/or her 6 children.
Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Meyer received his undergraduate education at Montana State University in Cell Biology and Neuroscience in 2006. He later attended Michigan College of Optometry graduating in 2010 which took him to the tiny village of Kotzebue, Alaska working for the Indian Health Service. He returned to the lower 48 to start his own private practice and after 5 years decided he wanted to return to serve the Native American population and thus came to join the exceptional staff of Marimn Health. Dr. Meyer takes pride in practicing full scope optometry providing eye health from infancy to adulthood and managing ocular pathology such as diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
- Comprehensive eye exams
- Eyeglasses with hardware fitting and repair
- Contact Lens
- Pre- & post-op services
- Urgent eye care
Doctor of Pharmacy & Pharmacy Manager
Jacob VanVleck received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Idaho State University in 2006. He then moved to Gallup, New Mexico where he completed his pharmacy practice residency at Gallup Indian Medical Center. Jacob’s time in New Mexico allowed him to explore multiple aspects of pharmacy including hospital, outpatient, collaborative practice with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS Management, Anticoagulation, as well as management of the Lipid Disorder clinic. During his time in New Mexico, he also earned certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) from the American College of Clinical Pharmacists. In 2012, he decided to leave the Southwest to move closer to family in Idaho. After joining the Marimn Health team as a Clinical Pharmacist, Jacob worked to establish the Anticoagulation Clinic before taking on the Pharmacy Manager position which he has held since 2013.
Doctor of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy
Sara Holland was born and raised in a small town in central Idaho. She completed her undergraduate studies at the Idaho State University- Pocatello and obtained her Doctorate of Pharmacy at Washington State University College of Pharmacy. She enjoys skiing, hiking, gardening and spending time with her family.
Doctor of Pharmacy
Anthony Peterson is originally from Western Montana. He received his Bachelor of Science from Montana State University and earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Montana. He has lived in North Idaho for the past three years and enjoys skiing, mountain biking, hiking and trail running.
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