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Stephanie Baxter, MSW, LASW

Stephanie has over 18 years of experience working with children and families involved in the child welfare system, helping them navigate very difficult family problems. After obtaining her MSW from University of Washington in 2011, she began working with vulnerable children and families in Clark and Cowlitz Counties.

Steve Tutty, PhD

Steve Tutty, PhD, is a licensed clinical forensic psychologist in Washington State who provides both clinical and forensic services to children, adolescents, and parents. Since 1992, Dr. Tutty has worked directly with individuals presenting with a wide range of mental health challenges in state institutions, inpatient hospitals, outpatient mental health clinics, schools, wilderness programs, universities, research institutions, and superior courts. Dr. Tutty has received specialized training in evidence-based, family systems therapy and works regularly with high-conflict families and superior courts. His therapeutic approach is informed by cognitive behavioral, family systems, and neurodevelopmental disciplines.

Samuel Kane, MA, LMHC

Samuel Kane, MA, LMHC, is a Clinical Psychology PhD Doctoral Candidate at the California School of Professional Psychology in his fifth year of training. Mr. Kane has worked directly with individuals presenting with emotional and behavioral (e.g., Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Oppositional Defiance), neurologically-based challenges (e.g., Traumatic Brain Injuries, Concussions), learning disabilities (e.g., Dyslexia), and chemical dependency across a variety of settings including public and private schools, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facilities, and university research settings. He enjoys working with high-conflict families, the court system, and creating meaningful changes for the children and their families.

Tom Freeman, LMFT

Tom Freeman, LMFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist, having worked as the director of programs in community mental health, as a research associate in behavioral health at a major Seattle research institute, and in private practice. He has worked in creative modalities with children for the past 25 years and has provided individual and couple’s counseling, family counseling and facilitated group counseling sessions.

Nancy Heilman, PhD

Nancy Heilman, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with over twenty-five years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. Clinical treatment methods have included family therapy and parenting skills training, individual therapy for children and adolescents utilizing cognitive-behavioral interventions and skills-training. Specialties include anxiety and adjustment disorders, brain injury, neurodevelopmental disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and chronic and terminal illness

Michelle Babcock, MA, LMHC; Psy.D. (Intern)

Michelle Babcock, MA, LMHC is a Clinical Psychology Psy.D doctoral-student at Antioch University Seattle. Michelle is in her third year of training. In addition to this doctoral training, Michelle earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. Since 2014, Michelle has worked with a wide-variety of adults in community mental health centers and private practice.

Nuri Kahn, DBH(c), MA, LMFT, MHP

F. Nuri Kahn, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and provides counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults seeking treatment for a wide range of clinical issues including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, impulse control, chronic illness, phobias, and relationship discord.

Mitch Harris, PhD

Mitch Harris, PhD, is the clinical director for NW Family, Salt Lake City. He is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides clinical and forensic services to children, adolescents, and adults. Clinical treatment services incorporate evidence based, cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) and skills training for anxiety, depression, and chronic mental health conditions that are not responding to other forms of treatment, as well as traditional psychological evaluations (e.g., ADHD, learning disabilities, mood disorders, etc.).

Justin Stum, MS. LMFT

Mr. Stum holds a masters degree (MA) in marriage and family therapy (LMFT). He began treating adolescents and adults in a therapeutic capacity in 2001, providing guidance and evidence based counseling to help restore their relationships to lead healthy fulfilling lives.

Jennifer Savion, PsyD

Jennifer Savion, PsyD, earned her MA in Forensic Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, as well as her PsyD in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Forensic Psychology at Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Florida. Her training has largely focused on forensic evaluations, psychological assessment of adults and children, and the treatment of persons with severe mental illness, substance use issues, and sex-offending behaviors.

Lisa Cruz, MA, LMHC

Lisa Cruz, MA, LMHC, is a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She earned her master’s degree in mental health counseling at Capella University and has over 20 years of experience working primarily with adolescents, couples, and their families experiencing a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges.

Amber Beck-Garcia, MSW, LICSW

Amber Beck-Garcia, MSW, LICSW, is a Washington State Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). Her educational training comes from the University of Washington. She has extensive clinical work from a day treatment program for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children, as well as advocacy within Tribal settings.

Mark Adams, MA, LMHC

Mark Adams, MA, LMHC, is a licensed mental health counselor who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in various community mental health settings since 1994. Mark has extensive experience working with issues of domestic disputes and high conflict. He has worked with adults to repair the damage and undo legacies of harmful behavior. Within the context of that work, Mark developed and co-facilitated a unique group for men dealing with issues of both abusive behavior and substance abuse. He also developed and implemented a specialized group for fathers that addressed the impact of adult domestic violence on children. Mark has also worked with survivors of violence to address trauma and to help them reclaim both autonomy and agency.

Glyn Deputy, M.Ed, LMHC

Glyn Deputy, M.Ed, LMHC, brings a keen awareness of both the necessities and subtleties of surviving our human condition and reaching one’s full potential. Glyn has worked with generational family issues in rural and frontier communities, has assisted students with all types of disability in pursuing higher education, and has gained exceptional skills in mental health and substance abuse diagnosis and treatment, having broad experience in community mental health services. In addition, he continues to broaden and deepen his expertise in treating depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, psychosis, adjustment disorders, learning and cognitive disorders, and impulse control disorders, as well as cultural and existential concerns.

Roberta Dueno, LMHC, MA, LMP

Dianah Jackson, LMFT

Michelle Norman-Bryant, Psy.D

Arista Dechant, LMHC

Tonia Smith, MS, LMHC

Christine Hsu, MS, LMHC

Jeff Lee, PhD

Jeff A. Lee, PhD is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist in Washington (PY 60229346) and Oregon (2242).

I am trained in both scientist-practitioner and scholar-practitioner models from which I provide empirically and theoretically informed assessments, consultation, and psychotherapy. My primary focus is forensic evaluations including violence risk, sex offender, parenting capacity, competency, insanity, and mental state evaluations for both adolescents and adults.

Jessica Boyle, PhD

Jessica Boyle, PhD received a doctorate in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Psychology-Law (Forensic Psychology) from The University of Alabama (UA) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Her training is largely focused on forensic evaluation, psychological assessment and the treatment of severe mental illness.

Landon Poppleton, PhD, JD

Landon Poppleton, PhD, JD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Oregon (1999) and Washington (PY 60041144). Since 2001 he has worked with adults, families, and children in divorce and separation. He is trained in the “scientist-practitioner model,” where his assessment and clinical practice is informed by social science research. In his practice he provides empirically based psychological assessment, bilateral custody evaluations, mediation, parenting coordination, and reunification counseling.

Amanda L. Harmon, LMHC

Amanda L. Harmon, LMHC is a licensed mental health counselor with the state of Washington. She graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Masters in Counseling degree, specializing in the fields of mental health counseling and marriage and family therapy. Amanda is a certified Mental Health Specialist and Child Mental Health Specialist, and has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), with a focus on Trauma Focused CBT and childhood traumatic grief through Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress.

Angela Lujan, LMHC, CMHS

Angela Lujan, LMHC, CMHS is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Child Mental Health Specialist. Angela has worked over the last several years with families with children ages two years old to early adulthood, helping navigate various family relational hardships and conflict. Angela has also work with youth and adults individually who struggle with interpersonal relationships, bullying, self-image issues, anxiety, depression, self-harm, grief and loss, trauma, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, concerns with school performance, and various other emotional and behavioral challenges.

Chaise Marie Gies, M.S

Chaise Marie Gies, M.S., has worked in the psychology and military field for several years, ultimately earning a Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology. Chaise’s clinical expertise provides her with a strong understanding of how individuals develop conditions, such as anxiety (e.g., PTSD, panic) and depression (e.g., bipolar illness, dysthymia), as well as the coping strategies (e.g., video games, substance abuse, procrastination, social avoidance, etc.) that often turns into rigid daily habits.

Heather Deming, PsyD

Heather Deming, PsyD, is a post-doctoral psychologist resident who has worked directly with individuals presenting with a wide range of mental health challenges in outpatient mental health clinics, inpatient settings, and schools since 2009.

Michael Altig, MA, LMHC

Michael Altig, MA, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health counselor in the state of Washington (LH 6087). He has a Master’s Degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling from Chapman University. Michael has been providing child and family therapy services to the people of Vancouver, Clark County, and the Portland area since 1996.

Brenden Behling, MA

Brenden Behling, MA, is an intern at NW Family Psychology. He has a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Multnomah University. Brenden has strong interest in the interplay between psychology and law, with a focus in domestic relations. Regarding therapy, Brenden utilizes evidenced based practices, and a client-centered approach in identifying individual, couple, and family goals, and collaborates to create meaningful methods in attaining those goals.