About Alpine Integrative Wellness Therapists

Meridian Location
1859 S Topaz Way #102, Meridian, ID 83642

Kalee Schwarting, MS, LCPC

Therapist & Clinical Supervisor

Kalee is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a background in trauma, grief, and crisis intervention.

In her work with clients, she utilizes client-centered and trauma informed approaches, believing that every individual knows their own situation best and has within them the strength and resources to heal. She incorporates attachment-based, Somatic Experiencing, and Internal Family Systems approaches as well as play therapy interventions for younger clients.

Kalee is experienced in working with diverse populations of all ages including individual adults, couples, adolescents, and children. Her areas of expertise include infertility, neurodivergent individuals, Spanish-speaking clients, ADHD, autism, and a variety of learning disabilities. She can also support families in navigating school accommodations for their children.

Kalee offers telehealth services to better meet the needs of clients in rural areas, with busy schedules, or other barriers to attending in-person therapy.

(208) 806 1831 (call or text)

Alyssa Becker, MA, LPC


Alyssa is a compassionate therapist who works with a wide range of populations, specializing in working with the LGBTQ+ population and trauma survivors. She approaches her work with sensitivity and empathy, recognizing the importance of honoring each client’s unique experiences and identities. Alyssa enjoys working with adolescents, teens, and adults. She has experience with PTSD, religious or spiritual transitions, LGBTQ+ populations, anxiety, depression, and phobias.

In her therapeutic practice, Alyssa employs an integrative approach that is tailored to each individual client, drawing from modalities such as EMDR, Gestalt counseling, and person-centered counseling. She tailors her interventions to meet the specific needs and goals of each individual, empowering clients to navigate their healing journey with confidence and resilience.

With a warm and affirming presence, Alyssa is deeply committed to supporting
individuals on their path toward healing, self-discovery, and empowerment. She believes in the inherent resilience of every individual and is honored to walk alongside her clients as they reclaim their strength and embrace their authentic selves. Alyssa earned her Masters of Counseling from Idaho State University. In her free time, Alyssa loves crafting or art of any kind and being around dogs.


(208) 391-2845 (call or text)

Katherine Cooper, MA, LPC


With a focus on trauma-informed care, Katherine works with individuals who are experiencing PTSD, anxiety, depression, stress, grief and loss, and major life transitions. In addition to her expertise in trauma and mental health, Katherine also works with individuals navigating issues related to binge eating disorders. She believes in tailoring therapy to each client’s unique needs and strengths, empowering them to develop resilience and cultivate effective coping strategies. Katherine is also committed to creating an inclusive and affirming space for all clients. She is LGBTQIA+ affirming and welcoming, ensuring that individuals of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions feel respected and valued in her practice.

Katherine is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a master’s degree in counseling from the University of North Dakota. She specializes in conducting individual and group therapy sessions, drawing from evidence-based modalities such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Person-Centered Therapy. Katherine’s therapeutic style is characterized by warmth, empathy, and collaboration, aiming to establish a safe and supportive environment for clients to embark on their journey towards healing and personal growth.

Outside of her professional practice, Katherine enjoys reading, baking, going on road trips with her partner, practicing yoga, and exploring nature. These interests not only serve as sources of personal rejuvenation but also inform her therapeutic approach, emphasizing the importance of holistic self-care and finding balance in life. Katherine offers teletherapy services, providing convenient access to therapy for clients who prefer remote sessions with in-person appointments available this summer.


(208) 297 3493 (call or text)

Samantha West, MSW, LMSW


I have 8 years of experience working at different agencies as a social worker where I worked with individuals and families that have faced challenges of trauma, addiction, and homelessness in a variety of settings.
I completed my field practicum with a school district where I provided individual and group therapy sessions to adolescents. I developed strong assessment and intervention skills, ensuring my clients received personalized care tailored to their unique needs. I have experience working with young children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.

My philosophy is trauma informed and client centered. I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness techniques, narrative therapy, strength-based approaches, and dialectical behavior therapy. I work with clients who have experienced medical trauma, trauma, PTSD, depression, and anxiety. I work with all ages.

I aspire to create a safe and inclusive space where individuals can heal and thrive, regardless of their background or circumstances. I meet my clients with compassion and understanding. I provide telehealth and in-person therapy. In my free time I like to explore and spend time with family and friends.


 208-391-5041⁩ (call or text)

Joshua Dalmas, MSW, LMSW


Joshua Dalmas is a compassionate therapist specializing in trauma, anxiety, and negative thinking. He is dedicated to offering comprehensive mental health support through a trauma-informed approach, recognizing each individual’s unique experiences. Joshua believes in collaborative therapy, working closely with clients to create personalized treatment plans for healing and growth. Joshua works with diverse populations, such as: adults, couples, adolescents, and families. His expertise spans areas such as high school and college athletes, persons struggling with ADHD, adults needing family systems support, and those facing complex trauma issues.

Joshua specializes in the intersection of mental well-being and athletic performance, supporting athletes in navigating personal and professional complexities. Beyond athletics, he empowers individuals and families to overcome challenges and reach mental health goals using a person-centered and solutions-based approach. Joshua offers both in-person therapy and telehealth services for accessibility and flexibility.

In his free time, Joshua enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs. Joshua enjoys being in nature, tending his garden and plants, watching movies, and playing video games with friends. He also plays both indoor and outdoor soccer, along with coaching at the competitive high school level. 

(208) 495 4066 (call or text)

Amelia Messenger-Grapp, MA, LPC


Amelia is a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with trauma, attachment, religious and spiritual transitions, and interpersonal and relational issues. She has experience with adults, teens, and children struggling with PTSD, anxiety, depression, and grief and loss.

Amelia utilizes internal family systems, attachment focused therapy, mindfulness, EMDR, and somatic approaches to promote inner healing and nervous system regulation. Her approach to working with clients is trauma-informed and client-led. She strives to provide a safe place for clients to process the past and find comfort and joy in the present.

Amelia offers telehealth or in-person therapy. In her free time, you can find her walking her dog, working in the garden, or reading a good book.

(208) 398 3567 (call or text)

Cailin Mitchell, MS, LPC


Cailin is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a passion in working with children using play therapy and creative outlets. She also enjoys working with adults and adolescents using an integration of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and a client-centered approach. Cailin seeks to empower clients to develop heightened self-efficacy, while providing an empathic environment offering unwavering support.

Cailin is originally from Denver, Colorado. She earned her Master’s degree from Walden University. She loves reading, drawing and painting, as well as spending time in the mountains. Cailin values self care and working towards her overall wellbeing by pushing herself with physical health through weight lifting and working out.


(208) 391 3576 (call or text)

Aimee Christensen, MA, LPC


Aimee is a psychotherapist, educator, group facilitator, and mentor. She was selected as a fellow for the National Board of Certified Counselors for one year, in which she was extensively trained in many areas pertaining to different minority groups. Aimee has also developed a strong awareness of the needs and development of children and teens through a decade of being a teacher.

Aimee’s approach to counseling focuses on mindfulness, self-compassion, sand tray and internal family systems. Aimee creates a safe therapeutic setting for every client using a variety of therapeutic approaches and collaborating with clients. Through mindfulness and self-compassion, opportunities are created for seeing different outcomes, and dispelling shame which often stops personal growth. Through sand tray, clients are able to identify and express needs which may not have been known, yet. Through internal family systems, clients are able to identify parts of themselves that need attention and healing. She practices in her office in Meridian as well as through telehealth. Aimee specializes in sand tray, play therapy, anxiety and depression, and LGBTQIA issues. Aimee works with all ages, and especially children, teens, and adults.

Aimee earned a master’s degree in Counseling from Northwest Nazarene University. She loves reading and listening to audio books, finding and trying new recipes, white water rafting and visiting hot springs.

(208) 398 0447 (call or text)

Amie Longmire, MS, LPC


Amie Longmire is a psychotherapist, educator, group facilitator, published writer, and Reiki practitioner, practicing in the Treasure Valley. Her background in teaching, art, and working with veterans gives her a creative approach to helping others create space to uncover their authentic selves, discover their strengths, and tell a new story with their lives. She believes when we start telling better stories, we begin living better lives.

Amie’s approach to counseling center’s around self-compassion, mindfulness, attachment, and creative storytelling. She specializes in working with trauma, prolonged stress, attachment/relationship issues, spirituality, anxiety, depression, and how those affect each of us physically.

Amie earned her Master’s degree in Counseling at Northwest Nazarene University and also holds a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of Southern California. She is an avid knitter, meditator, yogi, hiker, DIYer, dog walker, and gardener.

(208) 391 2822 (call or text)

Zachary Preboski, MS

Intern Therapist

Zach is currently completing his Master of Counseling education through Northwest Nazarene
University. Through this training as well as his 17 years of experience as a physical therapist, Zach is attuned toward the promotion of mind-body wellness, whether as a healthcare provider experiencing compassion fatigue or someone recovering from either recent injury or stalled with persistent symptoms. He also has experience supporting young adults and men using strength-based approaches often helpful with stress, adversity or trauma. 

Zach believes that the choices that make up our evolving life stories are influenced by many

things, and that there are unique, individual challenges in the experiencing of who we are now as well as who we are yet to become. Recognizing the healing that an empathetic presence that authentically sees and hears another can foster, Zach’s approach is oriented around intentions to remain curious, embody acceptance, and cultivate compassion. His style is one which encourages a collaborative, client centered pathway buffered by active personal work vital for aligning into the direction of their chosen life values.

Zach seeks self-care through individual and group mindfulness practices, connecting to the

natural world, and spending time with family and friends in Boise and the Sawtooth Mountains.


(208) 402 5627

Alpine Integrative Wellness

Meridian Location

1859 S Topaz Way #102

Meridian, ID 83642