Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, Idaho State Licensing Board
Alisa joined Health Services as a counseling graduate trainee in 2011. Her previous year of counseling internship was spent at a local non-profit community agency. She earned her B.S. in social science from Boise State University in 2003 and in May, 2012, she earned her master's in counseling from Idaho State University. Alisa has been working in the mental health field working closely with children, adolescents and their families. As a counselor, Alisa creates a supportive and empathic yet challenging environment to help clients reach their social, emotional, and interpersonal goals. Alisa’s areas of interest and study include anxiety and depression, self-esteem, multi-cultural studies, student issues, LGBTQI issues, relationship conflict, and issues of loss and grief.
Feb 20, 2013: Attended Motivational Interviewing conference in Boise, Idaho. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative approach to strengthening client's desire for change in a way that respects the autonomy of the client.
Jan 25 -Jan 27, 2013: Attended EMDR Training II in Boise. EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an extensively researched therapy useful in helping people overcome traumas, big and small. It is also effective in helping people address may other mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, poor relationships, and emotional barriers.
Websites: www.emdr.com www.emdria.org
Alison originally joined Counseling Services in 2009, and recently returned; she helped develop the testing and assessment protocols currently in place. She provides counseling and outreach services, assists with testing needs, and other services as needed. Prior to completing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, Alison completed a yearlong program with Henry Ford Hospital where she focused on Health Psychology, completing rotations with consultation liaison services, transplant services, and general outpatient services. In addition to her work at Boise State University, Alison works with a private agency.
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University
Clinical Psychologist, State of Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses
Andrew earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boise State University, and his master’s in clinical mental health counseling at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Idaho and is working toward earning his clinical endorsement. Andrew has worked with adolescents, young adults, and adults in community agencies with concerns including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, substance use and abuse, and trauma. His areas of interest include LGBTQIA issues, anxiety and depression, student struggles, identity formation, life transitions, substance use and abuse, and grief and loss issues. Andrew tends to operate from a client-centered theoretical orientation and has a humanistic approach to counseling. He strives for an empathic and supportive environment while still challenging clients to grow and reach the goals they have set for themselves. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to the movies, and traveling to new and interesting places.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Idaho State Board of Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse
Idaho State Board of Nursing-IV Certification
She worked for University California Davis Medical Center Hospital in Sacramento, California. There she worked as a Radiology Tech Assistant in the emergency room and intensive care unit. She also worked for the Fireman's Fund Insurance of California in home care for burn patients. She is excited to be a part of the Health Services team.
Health Insurance and Billing Customer Service Representative
American Red Cross certified in AED Adult, First Aid, and Adult CPR
Barron joined the Health Services team in May 2013. Barron is currently enrolled as a graduate student in the master's of health science program with an emphasis in health promotion. Before joining the team, Barron served as a graduate assistant with the Center for the Study of Aging, working with Living Well in Idaho and Fit and Fall Proof programs as a research assistant. Barron also helped with formatting the Idaho Alzheimer's Planning Group's (IAPG) first draft of Idaho's State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease. Before enrolling into Boise State, Barron played tennis at TVCC for two years while serving as Associated Student Government President 2009-2010. After receiving his associate's degree, he transferred to Easter Oregon University and graduated with a bachelor's of science in physical activity and health with an emphasis in health and wellness, June 2012.
Dee joined Boise State University in 2008 and currently serves as a financial technician for Health Services. She assists the business manager with the daily and monthly receivable and payable accounting functions. Dee has over 15 years of experience in the accounting field. Her goal is to provide accurate and timely financial documents which will allow management to make accurate decisions for Health Services, assist staff with various projects, and help students and vendors with any financial questions that may arise regarding their accounts. Dee received her bachelor's degree in business from Boise State.
First Aid and CPR/AED - Adult/American Red Cross
Devin joined the Health Services staff in August of 2012. Prior to attending Boise State he spent 6 years in the United States Air Force. Devin is an undergraduate student at Boise State University and is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in health science. He enjoys interacting with students and visitors and assisting them with questions about programs and services.
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Holly joined the Wellness Services team at Boise State in 2013 as a Health Educator. Presently, she is coordinating the employee wellness program. She completed her undergraduate work at Morehead State University in Kentucky where she earned her bachelor of arts in health promotion. Holly then traveled back home to Columbus, Ohio to earn her masters of public health from The Ohio State University. She was an intern and a graduate assistant at the OSU student wellness center before coming to Boise, where her focus was health behavior/health promotion with alcohol and marijuana. She also assisted the athletic peer education group.
Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse
Registered Nurse Idaho
College of St. Benedict, St.Joseph Minnesota, Labor and delivery, North Dakota, Family Practice Residency, Assistant Nursing Manager
Jane rejoined the Health Services staff in April 2013 and is thrilled to be back. In her new position, Jane serves as a part-time staff nurse, providing direct patient care. Prior to this, she served as as Nursing Manager at St. Alphonsus clinics in Caldwell and Fruitland. She was the Nursing Manager at Terry Reilly Health Services from 2000-2005, Nursing Manager at Boise State Health and Wellness from 2000-2005, and Assistant Nursing Manager at Family Practice Residency from 1989 to 2000. Jane holds a bachelor of science in nursing from the College of St.Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Jane is a member of the Idaho Nurses Association and National Congress of Nursing Managers.
Registered Medical Assistant
Registered Medical Assistant, American Medical Technologists (AMT)
Jennifer joined the Health Services staff in 2013. Prior to working at Boise State she has worked for Holy Rosary Medical Center as a Registered Medical Assistant as well as a home care aide for Home Care. She also worked in a very busy internal medicine and family practice group. Her goal is to get her RN from Boise State University.