STAFF- THERAPY

Lindsay Lartz, LCPC Clinical Director

Lindsay Lartz, LCPC Clinical Director

Lindsay Lartz, LCPC Clinical Director

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 Lindsay graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Master in Science degree in Applied Developmental Psychology with a Mental Health Counseling Emphasis. Prior to that, she graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Psychology and a Minor in Sociology.     Lindsay started her work in the counseling field working with families and small children. Since that time she has worked in community mental health agencies, and residential facilities. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults individually and in family settings, and has provided group counseling as well.   Lindsay is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), as well as EAGALA equine therapy.   In her off time, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her family, especially in the outdoors. Lindsay enjoys hiking, skiing, kayaking, going out with family to hunt and fish, and spending time in the sun.      

Megan Benson, Office Manager

Lindsay Lartz, LCPC Clinical Director

Lindsay Lartz, LCPC Clinical Director

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 Megan has worked as an administrator in the mental health field for over twelve years.  She will be your first point of contact for starting therapy services with the agency. In her time away from the desk, Megan enjoys baking, watching sports and going to antique stores with her husband. 

Tracie Baker, LMSW

Lindsay Lartz, LCPC Clinical Director

Tracie Baker, LMSW

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Tracie has earned her Bachelor of Social Work from  Lewis – Clark State College and her Master of Social Work from Boise  State University. 

Tracie believes that through  the building of trust, connection, and felt-safety in the therapeutic  relationship difficult work can be done. Tracie considers it a genuine  privilege to come alongside adults and children, families, and couples  in providing guidance, support, and holding safe space for them to  process, explore, and problem-solve. Tracie prioritizes a  strengths-based, compassionate, and respectful approach in meeting the  client where they are in each session. Tracie welcomes clients of all  ages.

Tracie has diverse experience working  with families in challenging and sometimes overwhelming circumstances;  building relationship with all members of the family, providing guidance  in effective communication, supporting problem-solving skills, and  nurturing healthy connection. Tracie provides attachment-focused  parenting psychoeducation drawing from several trauma and attachment  informed parenting interventions. Tracie is a certified facilitator of Circle of Security Parenting and greatly values partnering with parents to gain personal awareness  and increase parenting perspective in a respectful and empathetic  approach. 

Cindy Freer, LCSW

Heather Johnson, LMSW

Tracie Baker, LMSW

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Cindy has a Master's in Social Work from Boise State University. She has extensive experience working with children and families struck by trauma, including issues involving child abuse, addiction, divorce, legal concerns, and domestic violence. She is a certified practitioner is  Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) . Cindy provides a nurturing, non-judgemental atmosphere and has the desire to build a trusting therapeutic relationship to foster growth and healing for clients. She joined the agency in 2017. In her spare time, Cindy enjoys soaking up the sun and kayaking.

Heather Johnson, LMSW

Heather Johnson, LMSW

Heather Johnson, LMSW

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Heather Johnson graduated from Boise State University with her Masters in Social Work in 2016. She has experience working with foster and adopt parents, grief and loss, and family dynamics. Heather is a Trust Based Relational Interventional Practitioner (TBRI), trained in Theraplay techniques and is currently working on becoming a registered Play Therapist.  She is also a trained in  Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) .  Heather has extensive training in complex trauma for individuals and families.

Heather loves being outdoors. She enjoys camping, kayaking and being on the lake. She grew up in North Idaho and couldn’t imagine being anywhere else.

Tabitha Day, LMSW

Heather Johnson, LMSW

Heather Johnson, LMSW

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Tabitha Day has a Master's Degree in Social Work from Boise State University. She has worked as a developmental specialist at TESH and case manager with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. She is excited to be part of the therapy team. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, movies, music and spending time with friends, family and her puppies.

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Lisa Richards Evans, Agency Owner

Jessica Newby, BS TSC Team Supervisor

Jessica Newby, BS TSC Team Supervisor

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Lisa has a BA from Cal State Fresno in Communicative Disorders/Education of the Deaf.  Lisa enjoys gardening, cooking, going to the beach and spending time with her grandchildren.

Jessica Newby, BS TSC Team Supervisor

Jessica Newby, BS TSC Team Supervisor

Jessica Newby, BS TSC Team Supervisor

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 Jessica has a BS in Criminal Justice from ITT Tech. She found her passion working with developmentally disabled adults and has worked in the field for over 8 years. She has been a Targeted Service Coordinator since 2014 and recently was promoted to Supervisor of the Targeted Service Coordination Team.  Jessica is a farm girl at heart and loves raising goats and living the farm life 

Mandy Childers, BS

Jessica Newby, BS TSC Team Supervisor

Heather Welburn, MA

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Mandy has her BS in Pyschology from Lewis-Clark College. She has worked with developmentally disabled adults and children for the past 19 years. She has worked as a TSC and also worked with residential habilitation, developmental therapy and after school programs. Mandy is also a certified adult and child CPR/First Aid Instructor. She just joined the TSC team at HighRoad Human Services.

Heather Welburn, MA

Heather Welburn, MA

Heather Welburn, MA

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Heather has her Masters in Education from Boise State University. She has worked with the developmentally disabled since 1998 as a teacher and now as a Targeted Service Coordinator. Heather enjoys bike riding, yoga , snowboarding and spending time outdoors.

Cheri Hermes, BA

Heather Welburn, MA

Jennifer Epley, BA

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Cheri has a BA in Psychology from Trinity Christian College. She has worked for the Salvation Army as a substance abuse counselor and the Director of Outpatient Services. She is currently working as a Case Manager/Targeted Service Coordinator. Cheri enjoys running, hiking and spending time with her puppies.

Jennifer Epley, BA

Heather Welburn, MA

Jennifer Epley, BA

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Jennifer has a BA in Psychology from Cal State Fullerton. She worked with children with developmental disabilities for three years before accepting the job as Case Manager/Targeted Service Coordinator.  She enjoys hiking, camping and fishing with her family.


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Emily Brock

Bryan Dieffenbach

Bryan Dieffenbach

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COMING SOON!!!

Bryan Dieffenbach

Bryan Dieffenbach

Bryan Dieffenbach

Bryan Dieffenbach is a Qualified Intellectual Professional who recently worked at a Residential Habi

 Bryan Dieffenbach is a Qualified Intellectual Professional who recently  worked at a Residential Habilitation Agency as a Program Manager for 2  years. He has also worked as a Community Based Rehabilitation Service  Provider. Prior to that, he worked as a Direct Support Professional for  several different ResHab agencies in the North Idaho area. Bryan  graduated from the University of North Texas in 2013 with a Bachelor's  Degree in Integrative Studies. Bryan is originally from Sandpoint, ID  and enjoys all of the outdoor recreational activities that North Idaho  has to offer. He also enjoys Ice Hockey, Snowboarding, Football,  Pokemon, and Music. Bryan is passionate about helping others reach their  full potential and connecting resources together in the community to  help people reach their goals.