Meet Our Mental Health Services Team
Lydia Blackwell, LCSW
Whether you are facing a bump in the road or a boulder in the path, I look forward to hearing your story and speaking to you with compassion, empathy, and care as we explore ways to increase your satisfaction with your journey and evolution. This adventure of life can bring some unexpected twists and turns that can get overwhelming to navigate on our own and it is with no shame that we reach out to others to walk alongside us during hard and confusing times. [read_more id=”1″ more=”continue reading” less=”show less”]
As a licensed therapist with a strong background in trauma work, talk therapy, play therapy, and art therapy I am able to be flexible in meeting you where you are and tailoring my services to best serve you. I am LGBTQIA friendly, and work with adults, adolescents, families, and children with a humanistic, culturally sensitive, and intersectional lens. I am currently accepting new clients, and look forward to meeting you and taking a look at what it is we can accomplish in our work together. [/read_more]
Dave Buch, LCSW
Dave is a clinical social worker specializing in the areas of trauma, gay issues, and relationship issues. He works with individuals, couples, and families addressing many areas, including PTSD, traumatic brain injury, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. He is a trained EMDR therapist and uses this technique to address trauma, along with EFT and talk therapy. [read_more id=”1″ more=”continue reading” less=”show less”]
First used to treat PTSD, EMDR has been proven in clinical trials to help in recovery from trauma with a variety of causes. Dave’s client base includes all ages; many are teenagers. His office is a safe and comfortable environment where you will be supported and treated with respect. He accepts most insurance and provide a sliding scale fee. Dave sees clients in conveniently located offices in Boise and Nampa.
- Undergraduate degree at Indiana University
- Graduate degree at Northwest Nazarene University
- Background in Special Education and Art Education
- Certified trauma informed
- EMDR Therapist
- Experience working with children, families, couples, and LGBT individuals [/read_more]
Staci Cooper, LCPC
Staci graduated with her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon in 2002. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, an EMDR Therapist, a Sundoor Certified Firewalk Instructor, an Usui Reiki Master Practitioner, and a Certified Crystal Healer. Her formal training has focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Reality Therapy, Adlerian Psychology, EMDR, and numerous forms of energy work. [read_more id=”1″ more=”continue reading” less=”show less”]
She utilizes an integrative approach focusing on empowerment of each individual within their unique social systems to create change in many areas of life. She has experience working in a clinical setting, as well as in the community, with a broad range of client needs, from managing daily persistent and severe mental health symptoms to personal growth and spiritual exploration. Staci has been with All Seasons since April 2004. She is inspired everyday by the transformation she sees in the amazing people who walk through her door. She currently works in both the Boise and Nampa offices and will work with individuals (ages 6 and up), couples, and families.
Areas of expertise include:
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Bipolar and Depressive Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- LGBTQIA Issues
- Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
- Substance Use/Dual Diagnosis [/read_more]
Heather Hieb, LPC, NCC
Life gives several different paths to take, some more difficult than others. I strive to hear your journey and provide empathy, encouragement, and advocacy as you continue to find your purpose. I graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in 2019 with a Masters in Counseling and emphasis in Play Therapy. I operate from a systems perspective and feel we all need a village to support and encourage us to be our best.
Elizabeth obtained her master’s degree in Social Work from University of Southern California and is now relocated in Idaho with her LCSW. Elizabeth understands that transitions in life happen and her main goal is to help provide ‘hope, recovery and well being” to the individuals she services. While working in South Los Angeles, Elizabeth worked with an intensive community based in-home mental health service program for children and their families experiencing a vast array of mental health challenges. With Elizabeth’s client-centered, strength based , and family-focused services she aims to apply her skills to service Boise, Nampa, and Mountain Home and empower individuals and their families. Elizabeth is also Spanish speaking.
Ladette Ruplinger, LCPC
Ladette Ruplinger has an eclectic approach to therapy that utilizes high energy and strategic approaches. She is driven to help individuals reach their highest potential through symptom management and better life choices. Ladette specializes in trauma and uses EMDR and TFCBT to help with trauma navigation. She has past professional and personal experience in developmental delays in children and adult populations to include mood dysregulation and motor challenges. She also facilitates support groups for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Rheanon Smith, LCPC
Rheanon specializes in a little bit of everything with specific experience with EMDR and trauma work. She has lots of personal life experience and professional experience that result in a well-rounded, non-judging individual, who probably hasn’t heard it all, but seems close. She feels any problem can be solved with a team approach and an open attitude. [read_more id=”1″ more=”continue reading” less=”show less”]
Rheanon has a personal focus on healthy living including diet, exercise, spirituality, and education. The thing she loves most about this job is the people! She loves listening to peoples’ life stories and being a part of change in people who think change wasn’t possible. [/read_more]