Meet our therapists
We are educated and experienced therapists with a passion for what we do.
Our team at Drishti Bend brings a wealth of specialties and extensive training to each session. We are constantly learning and staying up to date in our training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Stress Management, and substance use treatment to support you in moving towards your best life.
LISA ROSEN, MSW, LCSW, MAC, CADC III
Lisa works with adults and couples to collaboratively problem solve life stressors and transitions to support them to heal and feel better. In addition, she maintains a niche practice of working with adults with co-occurring disorders. Lisa cares about her clients and is a strong advocate. She primarily utilizes the Gottman Method, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to support them. She has advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and is Gottman Level 1 trained.
Specialties: Co-occurring Disorders, System Involved Individuals
Moira specializes in working with adults struggling with anxiety and trauma to find their strength within to manage life stressors and improve their quality of life. Through mindfulness, genuine empathy, and true concern for the well-being of others, Moira focuses on her client's strengths to empower and support them. She has advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Moira meaningfully connects with her clients and has extensive experiences in working with individuals with co-occurring disorders.
Specialties: Trauma, Life Transitions
HANNAH CUNIFF, MSW, LCSW, CADC
Hannah particularly enjoys working with moms and the field of maternal mental health. She is experienced in working with adults to support them in managing daily stressors, life changes, and trauma history. Hannah has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and extensive experience working with individuals struggling with addiction.
Specialties: Maternal Mental Health, Trauma
DANIEL GAXIOLA, MA, LPCi, CADC
Danny specializes in working with children and adolescents to improve communication and build skills to make life easier. He has advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He also utilized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to work with families and adults to make positive changes in their daily lives.
KATE CRUZEN, MA, MS, LPCi, CADC
Kate works with adult clients to build structure and gain insight into their thinking and behavior. She has experience working with individuals throughout the lifespan and utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) to help clients identify goals and make changes to their overall well-being.
Specialties: Adults, System-Involved Individuals
KARI HALVORSON, MS, LPC, CADC
Kari works with adults and young adults who struggle with anxiety, depression and trauma to support them to build upon their strengths to feel better. She has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness and is a Certified Thought Field Therapy Algorithm Practitioner (TFT-ALGO).
ALISON PLEIMAN, MSW, QMHP
Ali works with adolescents and adults to support her clients in building skills to manage daily stressors so they can feel and function better in their daily lives. Ali also works with families to support communication and problem solving. She has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
Specialties: Adolescents/Young Adults, Family Systems
MELISSA THOMPSON, MA, LPCi, CADC
Melissa specializes in working with First Responders to support them to navigate the complexities of their career in the healthiest ways possible. She works with first responders and their loved ones to improve communication and support work-life balance. She is a Certified Crisis Intervention Specialist III and a Certified Anger Management Specialist I and currently also teaches for the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). She has advanced training in working with trauma including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Specialties: First Responders
Meet our Recovery Mentors
Olen and Bridget are kind, compassionate Certified Recovery Mentors who will work with you to understand how to live in recovery and integrate treatment into everyday living.
Bridget is also a certified yoga instructor and leads Y12SR, Refuge Recovery and an Artist’s Way group weekly at Drishti!