David Stone, MA, is a Predoctoral Psychology Intern working to complete his doctorate with the JFK School of Psychology at National University and psychology intern at Boise State University Counseling Services. David completed his bachelor’s degree at UC Davis, holds a Master’s in Arts in Industrial Organizational Psychology and an Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification. He has previous university counseling experience working in multiple student health centers and also has experience working with substance use disorders (SUD) in a residential program. David uses primarily a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach when working with clients while also integrating other theories based on client needs. David’s clinical interests include working with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation and SUD’s. In his free time, David can be found walking his dog, exploring Boise, and on occasion, exploring ocean critters while scuba diving.
Rachel Roewer, MA (she/her) is a doctoral candidate from Pacific University’s School of Graduate Psychology in Oregon and the Intern at Pearl Health Clinic. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology and minor in global engagement at the University of Washington and her master’s degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in child psychology at Pacific University. Rachel’s clinical experiences include working with specialized populations (infants, children, adolescents, LGBTQ+ folks, youth with intellectual disabilities, and youth in foster care) in underserved communities. She approaches therapy with a trauma-informed attachment lens with emphasis on exploring and navigating relational and systemic factors that impact her clients’ well-being. She takes an emancipatory and liberation-oriented approach to supporting clients processes of healing of self-empowerment. Rachel’s clinical interests include psychotherapy and assessment with children, adolescents, and families impacted by complex trauma, intergenerational trauma, separation, anxiety, depression, intellectual disabilities, and neurodevelopmental disorders. As a therapist, her goals are multifaceted and tailored to the needs of each client. She aims to support clients in strengthening their relationships with themselves and others, expanding awareness of their values and beliefs, healing from traumatic experiences, strengthening attachment systems, and working toward facing life’s challenges authentically and skillfully. Rachel has experience providing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment, Regulation, and Competency Therapy (ARC), Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT), and Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Rachel’s research interests include trauma-informed care, adverse childhood experiences, and social justice advocacy within the field of psychology. In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her dog (Daisy) and her polydactyl cat (Pickle). She is also an avid hiker, backcountry camper, musician, and gamer.
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Dr. Jennifer Miesch is the assistant director and clinical coordinator of Counseling and Testing Services at Idaho State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from University of Oregon and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services. She is a certified teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion and primarily utilizes evidence based mindfulness and self-compassion practices in her work. She prioritizes multicultural issues and advocacy and works to de-stigmatize mental health services. When not at work she enjoys camping, hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family in the outdoors.
Audrie Reilly, MA is a Predoctoral Psychology intern with Northern Arizona University. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Ottawa University and her master’s degree in clinical psychology at Argosy University. She has experience implementing individual/group therapy and assessment with a variety of clients in various settings such as schools, group homes, intensive outpatient programs, private practice, and neuropsychological practice. Throughout her education, Audrie has had the opportunity to train in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and other evidence-based techniques. She strongly believes in the importance of the relationship between therapist and client and she aims to create an authentic, inclusive, and safe space for growth and healing. Audrie’s clinical interests include psychotherapy and neurorehabilitation with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, eating disorder, body image, and trauma. Much of Audrie’s research has focused on diversity and providing culturally sensitive therapy. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, reading a good book, making music, and crafting.
Dr. Rick Pongratz is the director of Counseling and Testing Services at Idaho State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Arizona State University and completed his pre-doctoral internship at Colorado State University’s Counseling Center. He currently specializes in clinical supervision and advocacy for college student mental health. He prioritizes issues related to equity and inclusion and works to advance access to mental health care. When not at work he enjoys a variety of adventures including trail running, rock climbing, and spending time with pets and family.
Steven “Steve” Miller, MA is a doctoral candidate and Psychology Intern from Pacific University’s School of Graduate Psychology in Oregon. He provides Behavioral Health Consultation (BHC) for the FMRI Raymond clinic and the FMHC in Nampa. Additionally, he also offers short-term psychotherapy for individual clients. His approach to mental health is heavily influenced by Gestalt Therapy principles, which views each person as greater than the sum of their parts. This lens allows for the appreciation of individual differences, culture, adaptiveness, and background in the development of holistic treatment.
Steve’s previous work included helping adult men with past substance abuse in a residential treatment facility, supporting teens and adolescents at Job Corps., providing neuropsychological testing to children and adults, and counseling the general public in outpatient clinics.
Outside of FMRI, Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and son, hiking, catching up with friends and family, playing guitar, exploring, reading, gaming, and welcoming the vastness of human experience.
Dr. Harrinauth is a postdoctoral fellow at Pearl Health Clinic in Idaho Falls. Her long term goal is to become licensed in both the state of Idaho and her home state of California. Following licensure, she will be seeking membership with the training committee at ID-PIC.
Dr. Alexandra Benton is a postdoctoral fellow in Tigard, Oregon at Dr. Sanderson and Associates residency fellowship. She provides individual and group counseling and psychological assessment. She has a passion for working with teens, and folks with Anxiety, ADHD, OCD, Depression and Phase of life issues.
Ray Sullivan, MA, attended Antioch University Santa Barbara, CA and is the psychology intern at ISU/SHS. He has diverse clinical practicum experiences in community mental health working with adult populations and court mandated military veterans. Ray also enjoyed his work with school-aged children and their families in previous years. Ray recently co-authored a journal article titled Family violence in context: an intergenerational systemic model in The Family Journal, SAGE Publishing. His current research interests include: Rehabilitative work with Military Veterans and other subgroups, suicide prevention, and how ACEs affect late life adult populations. In Ray’s free time, he enjoys hiking, cycling, and socializing with friends.