Carl Jung


Alta Vista Mental Health

1530 E. 6th St




April is a MOST counselor and a Family and Forensic therapist. She has been trained in EMDR and wants to assist with counseling officers.  Hometown Health accepted.  She would be a very good option as she works everyday with police officers.  She sees clients on Mondays and Tuesdays as well as some other mornings.

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Licensed Clinicians Vetted by First Responders

Welcome to our clinician page. All providers hold state licensure and have been listed here because they were deemed by our affiliate base to be culturally competent, trauma informed and have an in-depth understand of the work and family challenges of a first responder. Counselors/psychologists are not a one-size-fits -all. We provide this resource as a starting point to help you find one that fits so you may begin to live the best life possible. 

April Lang-Barroga, MFT, CADCI, NCC

Dr. Pricilla Barton

305 Stewart St.

Reno, NV 89502


Erin Chapel


(775) 870-6552

3732 Lakeside Drive Suite 100

Reno, NV 89509


Erin is a military spouse and mother of five who is passionate about helping first responders. She has extensive training in treating trauma and addictions using a variety of treatment modalities. Certified as an EMDR counselor. Erin is also is a clinical advisor to the NNPSN.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence, Tricare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield

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Tory Clark




Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist / Doctor of human sexuality / Certified sexologist & educator

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Ryan Clifford



(775) 622-8890

4600 Kietzke Lane Suite G177

Reno, NV 89502

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Ryan & Katie Clifford 


Silver State Counseling and Therapy

4600 Kietzke Ln Building G, Suite #177

Reno, NV 89502

(775) 964-4950


Ryan Clifford is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working with individuals, couples and families of all ages. He has experience working with a broad spectrum of clients and mental health issues. Ryan’s current treatment passions are delivering effective care to those with traumatic histories. Ryan is also a certified EMDR counselor

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence and many others.

Livia D’Andrea


WCSO Team Psychologist    


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Elizabeth Dear

Marriage and Family Therapist

527 Plumas St.
Reno, NV 89509
Ph: 775-348-4696
For emergencies, existing clients only: 775-473-1407

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Cara M Elliott 


Clinical Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor & Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Children Counseling




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Stephanie Falke PhD, MFT

(775) 525-2935

3732 Lakeside Drive Suite 100

Reno, NV 89509


Dr. Stephanie Falke is a PhD level clinician with 17 years of experience, whose practice emphasizes treating those with mood disorders and PTSD. Work experience includes diverse settings such as inpatient and outpatient mental health clinics, hospital settings, transplant centers, schools and private practice. She has taught at multiple universities, has numerous publications in her field and enjoys training new therapists. On a personal note, she have been married for 18 years, has four children and loves to snow ski and paddle board.

Accepted Insurance:

Hometown Health

Heidi Frost


(EMDR trained)

1005 Forest St
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 329-4582 x 6

Patricia (Trisha) Gilbert


505 S Arlington St #206

Reno, NV. 89509

7750750-6801 phone

775-853-6801 fax

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Terrianne Harrison

Ph.D., MFT


571 California Ave

Reno, NV 89509


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Dr. Dean Hintz


Sports Psychologist, Individuals, Couples, Families         


626 Humboldt St., Reno, NV 89509

775-348-8558 phone

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Crystal Jaquette


Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Children Counseling




John H. Krogh


Is trained in both Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy, both evidenced-based treatments for PTSD trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. He has military experience, FBI training, and current member of the LE hostage negotiation team.

10631 Professional Circle, Suite A

Reno, NV 89521

(775) 826-6218

Kati Layosa


Counseling, individual, Couples, Families


5365 Mae Anne Ave. B-9

Reno, NV 89523

775-815-8751 phone

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Frank D. Lemus Sr.

PhD, MFT *Bilingual*

Grief, Parenting, Co- occurring disorders Adolescents, Adults, Families

Anxiety, Crisis Counseling, Trauma, PTSD, Trauma Informed care; Aggression replacement training, attachment therapy, motivational interviewing, CBT, Family & Marital therapy, Trauma Therapy


345 Cheney St. Reno NV 89502

(775) 323-1330

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Dr. Joanne Lippert

Specializes in traumatic events. Not much experience with substance abuse.

Accepts Hometown Health and is working on accepting prominence.


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Rich McGuffin



30+ year first responder - trauma specialty

540 W. Plumb Ln Ste. 120 Reno, NV


(775) 391-4049


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Shannon Mead


I'm a marriage and family therapy intern with a practical, solution-focused approach. I grew up in a first responder family and understand the lifestyle and stress (and I'll match your dark humor with my own). If you're struggling to relax, dreading work, fighting with your spouse, or feeling foggy and frayed - I get it and am happy to help. 

No insurance, but sliding scale is available


Erika M. Mellor


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor

National Certified Counselor


Erika provides individual, couple, and family psychotherapy addressing mental health and substance abuse concerns. She has a professional interest in acute stress, post-traumatic stress, resilience, and post-traumatic growth.  She has an extensive history working with regional EAP’s predominately serving first responders.


1010 Caughlin Crossing

Suite 200

Reno, NV 89519

Phone: 775-622-9900

Steve Nicholas 


Dr. Nicholas has his doctorate in Counseling and Educational Psychology.  He has been practicing as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) since 2007 and has immersed himself in the phenomena of trauma and the potential growth from adverse events.  Additionally, he is the in-house mental health clinician for the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District in Northern Nevada.  In recent years, he has worked with BLM wildland firefighters; his trainings are aimed at normalizing the cultures of stress and trauma exposure.

Ryan Simpson


I specialize in the treatment of a variety of anxiety issues, including PTSD. Other areas of specialty include depression, relationship issues, family systems issues and individual growth.


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Chauncey Parker, Ph.D.


200 South Virginia St

8th Floor

Reno, NV 89501

Melissa Petersen, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Children Counseling

775-825-2503 x 108

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Sandra Poupeney, LCSW, LADC

EMDR, Individual, Group Therapy, Adults, Adolescents, Children

506 Holcomb Ave, Reno NV 89502

775-337-6940 phone

775-786-5062 fax

Allison Pratte



(775) 232-1084

Professor, Social Work  

University of Nevada RenoTrauma trained, speciality in military & first response.

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Mr. Richard Shannon


A male health care provider with Marriage & Family Therapist listed as his primary medical specialization.

Accepts Prominence and has applied to HHP, but there is a hold on new providers.  Is currently credentialed with Specialty Health Clinic MCO, which provides workers compensation for law enforcement and first responders in Northern Nevada (e.g., Reno, Sparks, UNR).  Private pay is an option.

527 Lander St Reno, NV 89509-1552

(775) 560-5326

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Cornelius (Con) Sheehan LCSW

(775) 287-7733

403 Flint Street

Reno, NV 89501

Con has extensive clinical experience working with distressed individuals and relationships. He utilizes Emotional Focused Therapy and believes that by increasing self-awareness we can be less critical and judgmental of ourselves and others and gain more confidence when making difficult decisions.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence and many other insurances.

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Anjie Silveira MA, LMFT, LCADC

Anjie is experienced in working with both adolescent and adult clients in a multitude of setting; acute, residential and outpatient. She is trained in both CBT and DBT as well as risk assessment wan working with clients who have suffered traumas.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS and many other insurances.

(775) 234-4796

Great Basin Behavioral Health

695 Sierra Rose Drive

Reno, NV 89511


Danielle A Osier Tatar, MFT, LADC

1050 Bible Way

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Cory Taylor, MS, LMFT, CADC


Healing Hearts Therapy

Cory is certified in EDMR Therapy, a certified family and marriage counselor and a certified alcohol and drug counselor Hometown Health Insurance only

Diana Wright, Psy.D.

Mind & Body Counseling Associates

4600 Kietzke Ln Ste C-124

(775) 826-4400


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Heidi Weiss, LMFT, NCC



Heidi has been a paramedic for over 20 years and cam empathize with and assist clients who have worked under stressful conditions.  Her unique background givers her a perspective on compounded stress and PTSD among first responders.  She is trained in and integrates EMDR into her practice and uses on Brief Solution Focused Therapy, among a variety of other modalities. 


Accepted insurance:  

Anthem, BlueCross and BlueShield, Health Plan of Nevada, Hometown Health, and others

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