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Meet The Juniper Team
Heidi Pattz, LPC
Heidi Pattz is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She uses her education as a Masters Level Clinician in Expressive Arts Therapy and Infant Toddler Mental Health to connect with client’s and their families to reach mental health and wellness goals. She has been working for over 20 years in in-patient and out-patient community mental health and women’s wellness. She has extensive experience and training in working with complex trauma including a certificate from Harvard University’s School of Global Mental Health in Refugee Trauma and Recovery. Performed research and teaching in conjunction with The Sibling Support Project. Heidi came to Roseburg, OR from Boston, MA to apply her skills in treating underserved populations to the mental health needs of families in rural Oregon.
Kacie Huson, LCSW
Kacie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has 12 years of experience in the field of social
services with 6 of those being in a clinical counseling capacity providing substance abuse and
mental health services. Kacie is also an EMDR Certified Therapist who has been providing
EMDR therapy for 5 years both in person and through telehealth. She has strong background in
working with trauma through EMDR, LGBTQIA+ issues, gender affirming care, neurodivergence, chronic illness, and empowerment.
Johnny McElroy, LCSW
Johnny is a licensed clinical social worker with 6 years of experience in general outpatient mental health providing individual, couple/family and group therapy. He has been conducting marriage counseling for 3 years and is certified in Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy. He has strong background in working with family units under intense situations and providing Interventions that focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, emotions management, family systems and skills building.
Megan Buckley, CSWA
Megan Buckley is a Clinical Social Work Associate who holds a Masters of Social Work degree. She has worked as a provider with home support providing basic parenting skills education and respite to families who are being reunified with their children in relief nursery settings. Megan was also employed as a community mental health skills trainer for youth and families in Douglas County prior to earning her Masters degree.
Alyssa Davidson, CSWA
Alyssa Davidson has a Bachelor of Social Work with a specific interest in Women’s Studies, that she completed at Portland State University. She completed her Master of Social Work through Chamberlain University with a focus in trauma. Her fields of interest are Perinatal, Women’s, and LGBTIA+ Mental Health and Wellness. She has facilitated new mom’s support groups, managed a postpartum support hotline, provided outreach and resources access to local homeless populations, as well as working with perinatal wellness groups to bring access to a wider variety of postpartum and pregnancy support services to her community, and she is also involved in the local lactation and perinatal task forces.
Chelsea Wold, LCSW
Chelsea is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
She works with a broad range of patients, most of whom are experiencing anxiety, depression, and PTSD symptoms. She is one of the providers in Douglas County that offers EMDR as a treatment option. Her passion is working with those who experience trauma in high-stress professional roles (dispatchers, law enforcement, first responders, medical personnel, educators, military, etc.). Chelsea also works to incorporate therapeutic animal-assisted treatment into individual therapy services for those clients who it benefits in reaching their treatment goals.
Deirdrah Racine , LPC
Deirdrah Racine is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon. She has completed a Masters in Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling as well as a graduate certificate in Infant and Toddler Mental Health. She has worked with school based mental health services as well as previously serving families in outreach and care coordination for high risk families with young children in relief nursery settings.
Zachary Ferris, Professional Counseling Associate
Zachary Ferris is a Professional Counselor Associate in the state of Oregon. He has completed a bachelor’s in education studies from Buena Vista University where he worked with high-risk students at various schools in Iowa and Nebraska. He returned to his home state of Oregon where he completed his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Bushnell University. Since graduating, he has worked in the Roseburg and Coos Bay areas. He has an understanding of working with individuals of numerous ages who have experienced various forms of trauma, as well as those that struggle with overcoming power, anger and control. Zachary has a background working with Christian individuals and loves working with people from all walks of life. Zachary is also trained in EMDR for trauma treatment. He can’t wait to meet you and begin guiding you through your therapeutic journey.
Clare Salthouse, Professional Counseling Associate
Clare Salthouse is a Professional Counselor Associate and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Clare got her BA in Psychology with an emphasis in Women's
Studies and worked for 10 years as a paraprofessional women's health counselor. She went on to earn a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling, graduating from the University of New Mexico with an Award in Outstanding Academic Achievement. Clare was originally licensed as a mental health counselor in New Mexico where
she worked in community mental health before re-locating to Oregon where she worked as a family therapist with the Child Welfare Program. She has over twenty years’ experience working in social services including three years on the island of Grenada where she worked as a counselor with the Child Welfare Authority. Clare is inspired to honor those who came before us by carrying on the traditions of supporting others to discover their self-worth through empowerment and purposeful
Chelsea Gregory, Graduate Student Intern
Chelsea is graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Bushnell University. Her therapeutic approach is evidence-based and trauma-informed, backed by neuroscience and current research findings. Chelsea aspires to integrate the mind-body-soul connection, in an effort to view the client holistically.
Chelsea aspires to always maintain clinical excellence. Chelsea has a background in addictions counseling, trauma informed care and engages with Existential and Humanistic treatment modalities. It is vital that you feel comfortable with your therapist so that a solid trust foundation is built; Chelsea is happy to meet with you and assist you in your healing process.
Esme Flores, Graduate Student Intern
Esmeralda Flores is a graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Bushnell University. Her current theories of interest are person-centered, multicultural, & feminist theories. Her communities of interest are the Latinx and LGBTQIA+ communities. She is fluent in both English & Spanish and would be more than happy to see clients who speak either of those languages.
Karma Watters, Professional Counseling Associate
Karma practices a client-centered counseling philosophy, which prioritizes the client's autonomy and unique experiences. She believes that clients are the experts in their own lives, and her role is to facilitate their growth and healing by creating a safe and non-judgmental space for them to explore their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. Karma holds a master’s degree in counseling from Fort Hays State University, which is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Additionally, Karma has been awarded the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).
Amber Gardner, MSW Student Intern
Amber has her Bachelors in social work from Portland State University and is attending Chamberlain University for her Masters. Her focuses are mental health, trauma and domestic violence. Amber is certified in Non-Violent Trauma intervention, Applied Suicide Intervention and Mental Health First Aid. She welcomes LGBTQ+ members. She has strong experience in providing services to clients who were diagnosed with BPD, BD, ASD, ADHD, anxiety, depression and more. She has a background in working with troubled youth and foster children within their school, ages 10 and older and has also provided services to dual diagnosed adults with developmental disabilities.
Cedar Houseman has worked in medically focused office management and customer - service oriented positions for a number of years. She is a strong advocate of mental health support for Douglas County community members.
Alison Hinson, EDS, LPC, IMH-E: Alison Hinson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and is endorsed as a Clinical Mental Health Mentor from the Oregon Infant Mental Health Association. She holds her Education Specialist degree, holds her administrator license through TSPC, a graduate certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy, a graduate certificate in Infant and Toddler Mental Health, and a Master’s degree in Human Services Counseling. She has worked in education and community mental health supporting youth with behavioral challenges and adults with mental health needs for the past 16 years. She also provides specialty content trainings and individual and organizational support in developing endorsed professionals in the field of Infant and Toddler Mental Health, including providing case consultation and reflective supervision. Additionally, she has worked with multiple universities and community colleges as an adjunct professor, project coordinator, and student supervisor in education and family studies programs.