Our Team

Our Team

John D Jaco


John D. Jaco is a licensed social worker.  He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Master’s in Social Work.  John is trained in hypnotherapy, behavioral modification, motivational strategies and nutritional counseling.  His prior experience has influenced his clinical techniques to engage with patients.  John has extensive experience with adults and adolescents.  

Charles Cheek


Charles Cheek is a licensed marriage and family therapist.  He graduated from Antioch University and has been practicing in Washington who adapts an approach to therapy that is integrative in nature. It most frequently involved the use Emotionally Focused Therapy, Narrative Based Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Charles also takes the time to hear and understand your experiences and how they shape you.  He also incorporates cultural competency to relate to specific cultural nuances with a sense of humility and respect.  Charles will help you to learn more about yourself, your values, and your foundation can help you navigate new experiences and take in new information.


Heather Anderson


Heather Anderson is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.  She is a graduate of Eastern Washington University.  Heather provides therapy to children, adolescents, and families experiencing a vast array of emotional, behavioral, and mental health disorders. Heather specializes in individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, relationship issues, and parenting problems.


Elizabeth Walker-Lindgren


Elizabeth Walker-Lindgren, LMHC, NCC, HeartMath Certified

Elizabeth received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and her master’s degree in community counseling from Washington State University.  She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.  Liz also has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Central Washington University.  She has trainings in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy for depression, anxiety, behaviors and trauma, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, HeartMath, clinical supervision and polyvagal theory.  She has worked with all age ranges and experience in groups, individual therapy and behavior health consultant.  Liz puts a focus on whole body care and addresses the mind-body experience as she believes they work together. 

Iona Price-Feinstein


Iona Price-Feinstein is a licensed clinical social worker.  Clinical services for target population ages 16 to 25 years of age.  Iona works with client diagnoses that include: Major Depressive Disorders (including Dysthymia and Seasonal Affective Disorders), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorders, Social Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, including Cyclothymic and Bipolar I and II, Unspecified Bipolar and other Related Disorders, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective and Schizophreniform Disorders, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Borderline and other Personality Disorders, ADD/ADHD, Trichotillomania, Eating Disorders (Including Bulimia, Anorexia, Pica, Obesity and Morbid Obesity), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Dementia, Autism-Asperger’s High Functioning, Co-occurring Disorders, the Developmentally Disabled, Borderline Intellectual Functioning and Addiction-Alcohol and Other Drugs.

Jameson Birkel

Nurse Practitioner

Jamesen Birkel is a board certified mental health nurse practitioner.  He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Jamesen conducts evaluations to diagnose and treat depression, anxiety, insomnia, and ADHD to adults.  Provided non-judgemental and compassionate care that fosters a healthy therapeutic relationship with patients. Relied on up-to-date, clinically researched, medication/treatment plans.

Mary Jo Alejo

licensed mental health counselor

Mary Jo Alejo a licensed mental health counselor.  She was trained at Antioch University Seattle.  Mary Jo’s role in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe environment that is nonjudgmental, respectful, compassionate, and multiculturally sensitive & competent for a diversity of clients (from adolescents to the elderly).  Specifically, to promote change, Mary Jo uses the Recovery Model that is evidence-based treatment approaches relevant to the client, such as Brief  Solution-Focused Therapies (Cognitive Behavioral, Narrative & Rational Emotive), Dialectical Behavioral (i.e., Mindfulness), Motivational Interviewing, Strength-based Perspective, and Person-centered. 

Chante Alvardo

licensed mental health counselor

Chante Alvardo is a licensed mental health counselor.  She received a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Eastern Washington University.  Chante’s therapeutic training includes cognitive behavioral therapy, focused acceptance and commitment therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.  She also uses motivational interviewing techniques and mindful bodywork. Chante focuses on the whole person with has a deep passion for the human experience. She approaches her patients with this in mind and tailor’s the healing plan to the individual.

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