The increased demand for Behavioral Health Services in community health centers, coupled with the unique needs of an underserved population, required an innovative approach to delivering services.
Mental and emotional health are an important part of our patients’ overall health.
Thundermist’s behavioral health team includes licensed social workers, mental health counselors, and psychiatric clinical nurse specialists. They provide individual and group counseling, integrated behavioral health interventions, case management, and referrals. Thundermist behavioral health services program provides open access and immediate crisis-oriented interventions to our patients, as well as follow up.
Behavioral Health Services for Children and Adolescents who are not primary care patients at Thundermist.
Thundermist offers behavioral health services in Washington County to children and adolescents referred by their non-Thundermist primary care provider. We have been providing this service for 2 years and have served well over 300 children.
Services include psychiatric evaluations, medication evaluations, and counseling provided in an outpatient setting. Patients do not need to receive medical care at Thundermist.
About the program:
- All referrals must come from the patient’s primary care provider
- There will be ongoing communication between Thundermist and your child’s primary care provider
- Patient can maintain relationships with outside therapists
- Priority will be given to children under the age of 19.
- Sliding fee scale available and most insurances accepted.
- Assistance paying for medication is available for eligible patients.
Deborah Doran, LICSW
Cell Phone: (401) 318-2031
Fax: (401) 782-085
Our team includes psychiatric nurse practitioners, psychiatric nurse practitioner fellows who are overseen by experienced psychiatric providers, as well as therapists with many years of experience working with children and adolescents.