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Fay Cadwallader, MSW, LICSW
Fay has over 25 years working with children and families with mental and behavioral health issues. She is highly experienced in individual, group and family therapy services. She specializes in work with people dealing with life changes, anxiety, depression, special needs children, behavioral interventions, parent education and support, womens issues, mental illness and sexual deviancy. Fay is warm, loves to laugh, believes in the power of validation and takes a client centered approach to therapy.
Fay@theHELPSgroup.com
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Erin White, MA, LMHC
Working with adults who had dual diagnosis in mental health and chemical dependency has led to Erin's often being sought to provide therapy for college age adults.  Using brief therapy techniques, she has found significant success by working with young adults before their issues and maladaptive behaviors become ingrained.  Erin is grounded, laid back, independent and straight forward.
Erin@theHELPSgroup.com
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Ruth French, MSW, LICSW
Domestic violence and women's issues are areas specialty areas for Ruth.  Her kind and compassionate approach is very calming and grounding.  She is versed in Chi Quang and has been known to incorporate relaxation into her sessions.  
Ruth@theHELPSgroup.com
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Suzanna Toews, MSW, LICSW
For many years, Suzie provided clinical social work services for children and their families, often with a focus on mental illness.  She enjoys working with children in the school settings and is sought out by  specific school districts.  Suzie is not afraid to get on the ground and meet children at their level.  She uses lots of creativity and is often heard laughing during her sessions.  
Suzie@theHELPSgroup.com
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LaRae Lentz, MS, LMHC
LaRae uses an attachment oriented approach to working with clients and believes that change occurs within the context of a person's attachments to others. She uses cognitive behavioral techniques to help people understand the relationship between thoughts, emotions, bodily sensations and outward behaviors. She is conscienscious and incredibly knowlegable and enjoyable to be with.
LaRae@theHELPSgroup.com
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Edward Schwartz, MA, LMHC
With years of experience working with children, adolescents and their families, Ed knows how to help children and families.  He especially enjoys using play therapy, including sandbox techniches, for working with pre school and early school age children.  He is very laidback, accepting and inviting.  
Ed@theHELPSgroup.com
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Theresa Shissler, LMHC
Theresa believes that we all need someone that will accept us where we are at, but also can support, encourage and hold us accountable throughout life's journey.  Theresa's approach is through an ecological perspective and she uses a person's strengths to gain skills that foster growth and healing.  She is very experienced in working with children and adults of all abilities addressing attachement/adoption and wanting to make healthier life choices.
Theresa@theHELPSgroup.com
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Jeff Bafus, LMFT
Jeff sees his role as a therapist is to aid in addressing life's challenges to promote growth instead of feeling stuck. With a client centered team approach, you will be able to overcome effects of life circumstances.  His experience includes working with children, He specializes in using EMDR and Lifespan Integration inclusively with other modalities. He is motivated, warm and understanding.
Jeff@theHELPSgroup.com
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Timm Lawson, MEd, LBA
Timm is a Spokane native whom has returned home.  While away, he was serving in the Navy as a Senior Chief (E-8).  He initially retired in California and was able go get educated and experience in ABA therapy before Washington state realized the benefit of ABA licensing to work with people who have special needs, especially those on the autism spectrum.  He has experience working within the school, family and group home settings.  He is very knowlegable, thorough and has a down-to-earth style.
Timm@theHELPSgroup.com
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Jeannie Boen, Office Administrator
Jeannie is the face that you see when you walk into the office.  She is not just a receptionist, she is our biller, credentialer and go to person for everything.  She has a alot of knowledge and experience in office management.  If you need help, feel free to ask her.  If she doesn't know the answer, she will find out for you.
​​Jeannie@theHELPSgroup.com
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​In loving memory of
Fabian Napolsky, MA, LMHC
"It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live."
                                                                       ~Marcus Aurelius

Fabian, you are the best example of how to live!!!