Here is the current list of providers available who contract with Great Northern Consulting, LLC:
MSW, LCSW/LICSW, CDMS
Diana is located in Yakima, WA and is currently accepting telehealth clients and some clients for in-person. She has worked in the medical social work field for over a decade and has a focus in her practice with helping clients cope with chronic and/or terminal illness, grief and loss, caregiver support, and life transitions. She speaks both English and Spanish.
MS, LMHC, CRC, CDMS
MA, LMHC, NCC
Melissa is located in Spokane Valley and is currently seeing clients in-person or via telehealth. She specializes in working with clients struggling with chronic pain, panic attacks, eating disorders, adjustment issues, and anxiety. You can see her Psychology Today profile here:
MS, LMHC, EMMHS
Sandi is located in Seattle WA and is currently seeing clients via telehealth only. She has specific training and a focus in her practice with treating addiction, trauma/PTSD, anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. Prior to working in addiction and with injured workers, she worked in community mental health with the Latino population. She is a state certified ethnic minority mental health specialist. You can see her Psychology Today profile here:
Dr. Cheryl L. Fracasso
Dr. Elva Hoxie
PhD, RN, PHN, MPH, MFT
Dr. Elva’s education and experience brings a holistic approach to psychology and physiological health,as both a licensed registered nurse and a licensed marriage and family therapist. After completing 2 masters degrees; one in public health with emphasis in nutrition and a second in marital and family therapy with emphasis in postmodern therapies, she earned a PhD in psychology with emphasis in humanistic existential perspectives. Dr. Elva’s dissertation research was on traumatic brain injury and the effects on the family/spouse with a focus on adapting to changes and learning to transcend tragedy.
These experiences and educational endeavors bring a spectrum of knowledge from a multidisciplinary approach to the therapeutic process and life in general. The diversity broadens the level of support for helping clients facilitate positive changes, initiate coping skills for future challenges, and clarify life goals.
Manny has nearly twenty years of experience in the mental health field having worked in hospitals, residential treatment settings and private practice. He possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience working with diverse populations and issues. He specializes in treating trauma, depression, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, LGBTQ issues, codependency, and marriage and family conflict. He is trained in Dialectical Behavioral, EMDR, and Attachment-Based Family Therapy. Manny is most passionate when he can serve his community. He has been a qualified supervisor since 2006 preparing mental health professionals for their lifelong goals of helping clients and their families. He has been active in raising awareness and funds to treat addiction and severe mental illness among indigent populations, volunteered as a Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children, and served on many community planning boards to help make his community a better place to live. You can see a link to his website here: mindscapecounseling.org
Audrey Ann Sines
Audrey is located in Spokane and is currently receiving telehealth clients only. She has over ten years of clinical experience providing counseling to youth, adults, and families. She has worked in a variety of community-based settings including health clinics, hospitals, Native reservations, and public schools. She has advanced clinical training and certification in Substance Use Disorders, Attachment Theory, Adult Learning, Cognition and Neuroscience, and Identity Development. She is extensively trained and skilled in evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She is currently seeing patients in-person. You can see a link to her Psychology Today profile here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/audrey-ann-sines-spokane-wa/1…
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC
Suzanne Gentry is located in Seattle WA. She is seeing clients via Telehealth. Suzanne specializes working with individuals who struggle with addiction, trauma, family conflict and major life transitions. She is a national certified counselor (NCC) and has advanced training in substance use disorders. You can see her psychology today profile here for more information. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/suzanne-gentry-snoqualmie-wa/461308
Jess is currently accepting clients for telehealth and in-person sessions in Liberty Lake, WA. Prior to her work with injured workers she has worked in a variety of treatment settings including work with mental health, substance use, and personality/mood disorders. Her work in a multitude of treatment facilities and working with different treatment approaches helps give her a diverse knowledge to work with injured workers. She has advanced clinical training with Biopsychosocial approaches, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Alec is located in Mercer Island, WA. He is currently only seeing clients via telehealth. He is skilled in working with addiction, trauma/PTSD, depression, and adjustment difficulties. Having gone through the L&I system after a work injury in 2013, Alec has first hand experience of healing from a severe wound. After having a positive experience with his personal L&I staff, he decided to work with clients who also went through similar struggles. Alec has a long history of working in treatment facilities for addiction and mental health difficulties associated with trauma, anxiety, and depression. Main intervention strategies include cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness/holistic practices, and choice theory.
Katie graduated from the University of Washington with her Master of Social Work degree and received her Bachelors degree in Psychology and Sociology from Western Washington University. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering in her community as a volunteer firefighter, cross country skiing, hiking or camping with her family.