Staff


Carolyn Anderson, LMSW


                              Carolyn Anderson, LCSW


Age group: 8-Adults

Location: Payette Office, Payette/Fruitland Schools, Teletherapy

Interests: Children/Teen Boys/Young Adult/ (Will take elderly with Medicare when credentialed) 

Therapies: Mindfulness, DBT, CBT, Interactive Therapy/Person Centered/Solution Focused 

    Hi, my name is Carolyn Anderson and I graduated from NNU in 2014 with my Master Social Work degree. I have been working with individuals and families for the past 11 years. I worked with wrap around services for several years in the State of Oregon before becoming licensed in the State of Idaho. I have been working for the past 1.5 years as a clinician in the Payette area. 







Becky Bailey, LMSW

Age group: 14-Adult

Location: Payette/Caldwell, Nampa School (Prefer No Tele-therapy) 

Interest: Trauma, Anxiety, PTSD. ADHD, DV. Depression, Bipolar

Therapies: Somatic Experiencing/Person
 Centered, CBT, MI, Solution Focused

Hello, my name is Becky Bailey, I am a LMSW. I graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in 2020 with a master’s in social work. I have a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Boise State University. I have worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for 11 years before obtaining my master’s degree. As a CNA, I worked within long term care, hospice, and in a hospital. I have had lots of exposure working with mental health crisis. I am currently working as a counselor in the Payette and Caldwell areas of Idaho. I believe that almost everyone would benefit from counseling during their lifetime.







     Paige Bunker, MSW



Interests: Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Domestic Violence, Suicide Ideation, Anxiety, Depression, Parenting, LGBTQ+


Therapies: Strength-Based, Solution Focused, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, CBT
 
Hello, my name is Paige Bunker! I am a MSW; I graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in 2019 with a Master's degree in Social Work, specializing in integrating community mental health and addictions. I have a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Northwest Nazarene University. I have worked with children, teenagers, parents, and families in a variety of settings and roles for seven years. I have enjoyed working with a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, suicide ideation, abuse, parenting skills, self-esteem, healthy relationships, school issues, and social skills. I believe that everyone can benefit from counseling at some point in their life depending on what life throws at us. I believe that everyone has strengths that can help overcome difficult times in our lives. I help people find their strengths to create a more satisfying life and to build healthy relationships and connections. My goal is to provide you with a positive counseling experience and help you navigate challenges that you may be experiencing. 






Kristen Coltrin, LMSW

Age group: Children, Adolescents & Emerging Adults

Location:  Marsing Schools & Caldwell 

Interests: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Crisis/Suicidal Ideation, LGBTQ+

Therapies: ACT, DBT, Play Group, Solution Focused, EMDR

    I am Kristen Coltrin, and I am a proud graduate of Northwest Nazarene University with a master’s in social work, specializing in community mental health and addictions. The theory I most align with is Systems Theory - which basically means that I believe there are many factors that lead to the way we think and interact with the world. Biology, upbringing, friends, culture, where we live – all these things contribute to our experience. Learning is always on my agenda as I try to keep up with new research and modes of therapy. There is no “one size fits all” theory, so I like to cater sessions to your needs and preferences.

    I have extensive experience in crisis management and suicide prevention, having worked and volunteered for the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline. I am happy to be a resource for suicide prevention education and have been providing introductory training for clergy/church leaders to help congregation members who suffer from depression and/or suicidal thoughts. I have also provided therapy in schools, inpatient and outpatient mental health facilities, and drug, alcohol, and eating disorder rehabilitation facilities.  My office is a safe place for you to express your thoughts and challenges. I believe that we can work together to create a healthier mindset and awareness of your strengths and values, which will help you lead a more satisfying life and improve your relationships with others.




Stacey Cooper, LMSW

    Age group- Children (preferred) - All ages- Families

Location- In-School, In-Home, Teletherapy only

I have worked with children, teenagers, parents, and families in a variety of settings and roles for several years. I enjoy working with a wide variety of issues, including trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, peer relationships & social skills, behavioral issues, issues in school, family conflict, self-harming or suicidal issues, eating disorders, issues with abuse, anger management, attachment issues, parenting skills, and more. I offer individual therapy, couples therapy, and family/reunification therapy. Parenting classes with a curriculum based on Love and Logic and one on protective parenting are both offered as well.




Sam Davis, LMSW




                               Tanya Ebbers, LMSW


Age Group: 8-Adults

Location: Payette Office, Teletherapy

Interests: Children/Teen Girls/Young Adult/Adults

Therapies: Mindfulness, CBT, Solution-Focused
    
    Hi, my name is Tanya Ebbers and I graduated from NNU in 2011 with my Master in Social Work degree. I have been working with individuals in both a clinic and hospital setting. I have been working for the past 1 year as a clinician in the Payette area. 






Alisha Hunt, LMSW

Age group: 5-Adults

 Location: Payette Office, Payette/Fruitland Schools, Teletherapy

Interests: Children, Adolescents, Adults, Veterans, Substance Use, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence

Therapies: Solution-Focused, Mindfulness, DBT, CBT, Strengths-based, Interactive Therapy, Trauma-based.

    Hi, my name is Alisha Hunt and I graduated from the University of New England in 2016 with my Master Social Work degree. I have been working with individuals and families for the past 12 years. I have worked with children and families, Veterans, and SUD.  I also have experience in conducting forensic interviews and groups.  







Jenifer Kitchens, LCPC


Age group: 5- Adulthood

Locations: Payette/Caldwell, Nampa School, Teletherapy (Age 16- Up)

Interests: Trauma, Anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, Severe & Persistent Mental illness, Behavior Problems 

I graduated from The College of Idaho with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  I then graduated from Capella University with a Master of Science in Human Services with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling.  I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.  I have worked in the mental health field for over 30 years.  I have experience working with individuals of all ages, stages, and experiences.  I have worked with people with severe and persistent mental illness, stage of life issues, relationship issues, and times of stress and trauma.  I work with kids in a variety of capacities helping them learn coping, communication, boundary-setting skills.  I have worked with both kids and adults with developmental delays.  I believe we all have strengths that can help us overcome our weaknesses.  I help people identify and develop their own personal strengths to overcome whatever life dishes up.





Age Groups: children-adults



Christy Lunceford, LMSW

Christy has an AA in Behavioral Sciences, BS in Justice Studies, 
and Masters in Social Work. Christy also maintains a case manager (non-clinical) level of certification as a Non-Clinical Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist by the National Association of Forensic
Counselors. She has worked in the behavioral health field at 
a residential treatment center since 2003.  Christy has spent those years refining and developing her skills in behavioral health focusing on CBT and group interventions for vulnerable youth with a trauma lens. Christy was recognized by the Idaho Juvenile Justice Association in Region 2 with the Commitment to Service Award. Christy is passionate and outspoken about the quality of life for foster kids and those who have faced great difficulty and adversity in life. Christy has served with several advocacy groups in relation to her work in residential treatment advocating for social justice for foster kids and families alike. In private practice, Christy has shown interest in using her skills in working with people with anxiety, and/or trauma and to support families who need assistance in addressing dangerous and at-risk behaviors in the home. Christy primarily works with families, females ages 11 and up, and adult males in her private practice and will consider others on a case-by-case basis.



Tyra Peone, MSW

Therapies: CBT, Art Therapy, Person-Centered, Mindfulness, Strength-Based, Motivational Interviewing, Interactive Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Trauma-Focused, and Harm Reduction 


Interests: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Domestic Violence, LGBTQ+, Sexual Abuse, Couples, Family, Eating Disorders, Self-esteem, and Grief/Loss

Location: Teletherapy


Hello! My name is Tyra Peone (she/they) and I graduated from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2021 with a Master in Social Work. I have a background in LGBTQ+ and Racial-Ethnic advocacy as well as trauma-focused, strength-based, and harm reduction counseling. I enjoy working with people through a variety of different therapies with an emphasis on art therapy and CBT. I offer individual, couples, and family therapy for all age groups. I work to help people identify their strengths and the ways in which they can use those strengths to increase their quality of life. 


Tyra Peone, MSW





Alison Salyer, LMSW






Courtney Stimpson, LMSW

Age group: Young Children (Able to do Tele-therapy) - Adult

Location: Tele-therapy, Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Saint Anthony, Rigby

Interest: Children, Adults, Most experience with adolescents 

Therapies: DBT, CBT, Person-Centered Therapy 

My name is Courtney Stimpson, I absolutely love providing counseling services to individuals and families in need. I have experience with crisis intervention, trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, and ADHD. I have had the opportunity to work as a mental health therapist at several counseling agencies as well as working as a therapist at the Behavioral Health Center for Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho. I use a range of therapeutic techniques that are tailored to meet your specific needs. My goal is to provide you with a positive counseling experience and help you through any challenges life may throw at you. 








Alaina Stroebel, LPC


Age group: 6- Adults

 

Location: Payette Office, Payette Schools, Teletherapy

 

Interests: Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Women, Trauma and Abuse, Domestic Violence, Anger (Children), ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Spiritual/ Faith issues, Self-esteem, Foster Care, Divorce (children and adults)

 

Therapies: Psychodynamic/ Attachment Theory, Play/ Interactive Therapies, Person-Centered, CBT, Integrative Mental Health & Christian Counseling (upon request)



Hi, I’m Alaina L. Stroebel! I have a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Corban University as well as a Bachelors in Psychology from CU. I have been working in human services for the past 8 years and in a clinical setting for the past 3 years. I work with ages 5 to adulthood and especially enjoy working with children and adolescents. I believe that the foundation for counseling is the therapeutic relationship and thus my #1 goal is to build rapport and trust with my clients. My approach is to work collaboratively with clients to formulate goals that will help alleviate the intensity of symptoms in the short term while also working toward long term healing. 




Gail Ward, LCPC
Age group: Adolescent- Adult

Location: Payette Office 

Interests: Primarily Adults & Elderly as well as Teenagers

Therapies: EMDR, CADC-3, SUD, CBT, Grief & Loss, Spirituality 

I am a licensed practicing counselor.  I graduated from Capella University in June of 2016 with a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling.  I am licensed by the Idaho Board of License Counselors (LCPC 7660) I hold a certificate as a Master in Addiction Counseling through NAADAC and a CADC III in Oregon.  I am a Certified Chaplain and am also trained in EMDR.  I am a part-time counselor serving clients and their families for a variety of mental health concerns.  I use a variety of theoretical approaches in my practice to meet the needs of the clients assigned to me.  My approach is to meet the individual needs of the client by empathizing with their concerns and working to find a solution that will help them to move towards healing and finding health and wholeness in their lives.   







Tina Zimmerly, LMSW



Age Group: Children, Adolescents, and Adults 

Therapies: EMDR, Solution-Focused, Strength-Based, CBT, Mindfulness

Location: Marsing Schools & Nampa

Interests: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, PTSD, Adjustment Disorder

Hi! My name is Tina Zimmerly, I graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with my Masters in Social Work. I have experience working with adolescents and adults with difficulties including trauma, PTSD, depression, and anxiety. I work with kids and teens in a variety of capacities helping them learn skills related to coping, communication, and setting healthy boundaries. I think it is very valuable to teach clients grounding and mindfulness so they can deal with the stress of everyday life. I also believe in the importance of identifying strengths and building upon each client's individual strengths to help them overcome their challenges.






                                                               Admin Team  

 
Cosi Black

My name is Cosi Black, I have worked for Insight Counseling and Therapy since July 2015 and have enjoyed watching the practice grow to serve more and more people in this community. I work part-time from home and I handle most of the insurance and billing for Insight, so if you have an insurance question, I am who you want to talk to. I enjoy working with Insight to best serve our clients and make insurance and billing as seamless as possible.

I live in western Washington with my husband and three sweet babies.

 I love hiking, camping, and working out, as well as reading and watching movies.

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Shellie Coats

I have been with Insight Counseling for 1997. I currently handle Human Recourse duties, Compliance duties and Privacy duties. I love working at Insight Counseling with the most amazing clinicians. They are kind, caring and professional. I feel so blessed that I get to work from home and support these wonderful counselors as well as Dr. Becky Wolery. My previous experience was receptionist/office manager, insurance billing and bookkeeping for dental offices for approximately 20 + years. I am a wife of 41 years, mom of 4 adult children and grandmother of 14. I have had the opportunity to host 6 exchange students and I consider them family as well. My husband and I love to travel and have been to a few different countries. We also love to go camping, fishing, ride the side by side and sometimes just stay at home and relax. Life has been so exhausting in 2020 but we look forward to a future of much better days ahead. Get out there and make memories!!! 



Lisa Clemens, Ontario Office Manager


I joined the Insight Counseling Team as the Ontario Office Manager in the Spring of 2022. It is such a privilege to be a part of such an amazing group.

My focus is making sure I provide a comfortable and friendly environment to our clients at Insight.
I enjoy camping, sports, concerts, dancing and spending quality time with my friends and family.




Erin Mclean, Administrative Assistant


Hi My name is Erin Mclean. I have been working with Insight Counseling and Therapy since August of 2021. I am the Administrative Assistant. My two main tasks are hiring/onboarding new staff members and assisting with insurance/billing. From time to time you may also see me at the front desk covering for our office managers. I am also a full time student online at Idaho State University working towards obtaining a degree in Community and Public Health. Working for Insight Counseling and Therapy has been and continues to be a wonderful place that has helped to foster my learning. 







Jamie Willet, Payette Office Manager

Hello! I have been the Office Manager at our Payette Office since 2019. I have lived in Payette basically my entire life and this is truly the most rewarding position I've ever held. I currently handle all calls and rescheduling for our established clients as well as book appointments for new clients in the office or Teletherapy via Zoom. 

I have been married for almost six years and have three grown children and 5 beautiful grandchildren.











Emanuel Saldivar, Nampa Office Manager

Hello, my name is Emanuel Saldivar. I have been with Insight since the beginning of 2021. I run the Nampa branch and handle office management. If you are ever wanting to be scheduled in Nampa, I would be the person to contact. 











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