Cecilee Heath, LCSW, SEP
Therapist & Clinical Supervisor
Cecilee is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and clinical supervisor who enjoys working primarily with adults, and specializes in treating trauma through somatic (body-based) approaches. Those with a willingness to explore how trauma is sedimented in the body, especially individuals with established body practices such as yoga, do especially well with this modality. Cecilee has extensive experience with first responders and military veterans, among other populations. Cecilee is a strong LGBTQIA+ ally, and enjoys working with this population.
Cecilee is EMDR trained and is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP). Cecilee recently completed a year-long training program with California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in the use of psychedelics in therapy and research. She is currently engaging in Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) with clients, and hopes to incorporate MDMA and Psilocybin when legally available for therapy. Cecilee is particularly interested in Non-Ordinary States of Consciousness (NOSC) and their healing potential, and is pursuing a doctorate/PhD at CIIS in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology.
When not working, you will find Cecilee exploring the mountains through rock climbing and mountaineering adventures with her husband and best friend, Alex, practicing yoga or spending time with her children playing cards or baking. Cecilee grew up north of Seattle, WA and has lived in the Wood River valley for the past 15 years.
(208) 450 3101
Scot House, MA, LPC
Scot works with individuals grappling with trauma, grief and loss, addiction, depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns. He develops individualized treatment plans using evidence-based approaches and interventions according to the client’s stated concerns, intentions, and goals.
Scot believes that his role as a therapist is to hold space and help guide clients in accessing the profound wisdom that we each possess. He utilizes a person-centered approach of unconditional positive regard, deep listening, reflecting, and planning. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community raised in a conservative family, he understands the masks we sometimes wear to navigate life and the important work needed to find our true and integrated selves.
Scot is completing his Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, including an internship at Alpine Integrative Wellness. He is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Scot is pursuing certification in Schema Therapy and Sex Therapy (AASECT).
(208) 471 4863
Stefanie McMinn, MA, LPC
Stefanie enjoys working with parents needing support, midlife women’s issues/life changes, anxiety, OCD, behavioral addictions, prolonged stress, grief/loss, adjustment and relational attachment issues, inner child work, as well as Spirituality issues. Stefanie is also receiving training in sex therapy through AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists), focusing on sexual desire discrepancies between partners.
Stephanie’s approach to counseling includes mindfulness and somatic approaches, attachment. DBT, traditional talk therapy. Her main focus is creating a safe space and building the counseling relationship so that you feel comfortable enough to begin your healing journey. She believes that authenticity is a large part of healing.
Stefanie is currently an intern from Geneva college studying Clinical Mental Health. She is in her last year of her internship at Alpine Integrative Wellness. Stefanie is a native of Pocatello, Idaho. She says she loves to eat, has 4 kids and is usually busy with her family hiking, backpacking, and traveling as much as she can.
(208) 450 5317
Joan Anderson, RN, MS, LPC
Joan’s mission as a counselor is to partner with each individual to achieve their highest level of wellness. She believes in the inherent wholeness of every person, the healing potential of a balanced mind/body connection, and identifying client’s strengths as a foundation to build a collaborative counseling relationship. Establishing a safe and trusting relationship will be prioritized while exploring areas/issues impeding you from your highest level of functioning.
She brings a strong foundation to counseling having been a health care professional for over thirty years working as a registered nurse (RN). This experience has shaped who she is as a counselor and strengthens her resolve to embody compassion, respect, and acceptance in her interactions and relationships.
She tailors counseling sessions to the unique needs of each individual, using mindfulness-based practices, cognitive behavioral interventions, resilience skills, trauma focused therapies, and a variety of other evidenced based practices. She works collaboratively on the issues you identify as priorities and assists with setting mutual goals to know when we are successful. She has experience working with individuals across the lifespan. Joan is a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner (CHTP), has led substance abuse groups using Dialectical Behavioral skills, and has experience and training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Sarah O’Connell, MSW
Sarah has years of experience working with children and teens in many different settings. She implements research in her practice to ensure the best approaches are being utilized for each individual, family, and group. Sarah sees clients who are healing from trauma, sexual abuse/assault, spiritual and religious trauma, perinatal trauma/depression, among many other areas. She pulls from several different theories and techniques, including Somatic Experiencing, attachment theory, existential psychology, and DBT. She also incorporates play therapy and family therapy.
Sarah is finishing her master’s degree in Social Work through Texas State University. She is currently working on research surrounding the topic of environmental justice, human ethics, and wilderness therapy. She lives in the Wood River Valley with her husband Kyle and two doggos Remi and Margo. In her free time, she is often found on a trail running, hiking, or backpacking with friends.
(208) 450 5645