Meet The Team
Michelle Case, IOP Program Coordinator,
Niche: Addiction, Trauma & Anxiety
Michelle brings over 9+ years of experience working in the addiction & mental health field. Michelle has experience working with adults of many ages with addiction, anxiety, depression, trauma, crisis intervention, case management, and enjoys working with clients to enhance coping skills.
Enjoying helping those out of their darkest times into the light, Michelle uses a humanistic and straightforward approach to build a trusting rapport with her clients as well as to help guide them along their journey. She understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint, and known to her colleagues to have an “abundance of patience and understanding, like a mom,” she is mindful to meet her clients where they are at in their journey to healing.
Falen Cook, ADT
Niche: Addiction, LGBTQIA+
Falen brings a holistic counseling approach that treats each person as a unique individual. They believe in working together to address both mental health and substance use conditions from a co-occurring perspective. Fallen uses a strengths based, problem solving approach, in order to collaborate to meet your treatment goals. Falen provides informed and affirming care for LGBTQIA+ individuals, understanding how important it is to feel safe and authentic with your counselor. Treatment is tailored for each individual, utilizing modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, group therapy, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Leslie Rice, CSC-AD
As a Certified Supervised Counselor of Alcohol & Drugs, having earned her undergraduate in Psychology, and her graduate degree in Eastern Philosophy (MAEC - St. John’s College), Leslie's treatment approach is rooted in both schools. She believes passionately in addressing the whole person. To this end she uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mind Body Therapy, and Zen Therapy. Leslie believes there are many paths towards healing and sustained wellness. She will work with you to find the path that is right for you.
Melissa Thompson, LCSW-C
Melissa provides a supportive, nonjudgmental environment where clients can feel safe to share their story and know they are being seen and heard. Using a holistic, client-centered approach she helps folks find self-love, acceptance, and healthy ways to move through life transitions. Melissa uses a variety of clinical skills with children. She encourages parents of young children to attend sessions as she models behavioral techniques they can implement at home.
Melissa has a special place in her heart for all LGBTQIA teens as she believes only a skilled and seasoned can therapist truly understand the depth of their needs. She integrates a variety of DBT, ACT, CBT, attachment work, mindfulness, and trauma modalities.
Kaitlyn St. Peter, MSW, LCSW-C, CAIMHP
Niche: Anxiety, Crisis/Trauma, Depression, solution-focused and mindfulness-based treatment with an emphasis on emotional intelligence